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Coinbase Is Using an Ethereum Upgrade to Help Merchants Accept USDC

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 13:00
Coinbase Commerce is putting ethereum's latest systemwide upgrade, Constantinople, to the test.

Blockchain Provider Terra Signs Bugs, a Music Streaming Platform, to Its Alliance

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:30
The music steaming service will join twenty-five partners in a South Korean crypto payments alliance.

Meet FumbleChain, the Deliberately Flawed Blockchain

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:00
There's a new blockchain for developers to break at will. The "capture the flag" project from Kudelski Security is meant to educate.

Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:55
A healthcare-focused blockchain firm has settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over its 2017-2018 SAFT offering.

Craig Wright’s Messages Likely ‘Faked,’ Says Bitmessage Developer

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:00
In a July 24 court hearing, Jonathan Warren confirmed it is easy to back date messages to alter dates and times.

R3’s Marco Polo Trade Blockchain Takes Another Step Toward Production

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 08:07
The trade finance blockchain platform has passed another milestone in its development, with a successful pilot of real-time payment triggers.

Bitcoin’s Price Looks Set for a Drop to $10K

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:01
Bitcoin is looking south, having retraced more than 50 percent of the $3,000 rally seen in the 10 days to Aug. 6.

Former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan Joins DeFi Blockchain Project Findora

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 06:34
Balaji Srinivasan, the former CTO of Coinbase, has joined Findora as a strategic adviser, as has Dan Boneh, head of Stanford's Cryptography Group.

Shinhan Bank Teams With Kakao’s GroundX for Blockchain Security Boost

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 05:56
One of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea has partnered with two fintech firms to build a new security system using blockchain tech.

Samsung at Last Adds Bitcoin Functionality to Its Blockchain Phones

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 04:45
Samsung has added bitcoin to the developers' kit for its blockchain-enabled smartphones six months after launch.

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 04:13
The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority has upheld complaints over a "misleading" bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX.

Two Economists. Two Views on Bitcoin’s Ability to Disrupt Fiat Money

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 00:11
“Half of the audience here is like, ‘I hope you die in a fire.’”

Barclays Is No Longer Banking Coinbase

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 21:08
Barclays is no longer banking Coinbase, resulting in delayed fiat withdrawals and deposits for the crypto exchange's U.K. users.

Winklevoss-Backed Flexa Expands Crypto Payments Service to Canada

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 18:32
Functioning like a pipeline for commercial transactions, SPEDN processes regular purchases in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin or ethereum.

Bitcoin’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Vanishes Again as Trading Range Tightens

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:00
The spread between the price of bitcoin on South Korean and U.S.-based crypto exchanges has disappeared after hitting 2019 highs.

SEC Files Emergency Action Against Organizer of ‘Fraudulent’ $15 Million ICO

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 13:10
The SEC is seeking to freeze the assets of Reggie Middleton, organizer of the $14.8 million Veritaseum (VERI) ICO.

Seed CX Begins Testing Swap Contracts Settled in Real Bitcoin

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:30
Seed CX has begun testing bitcoin margin swaps with users and is waiting on regulatory approval to launch them.

XRP Price Charts First ‘Death Cross’ Since April 2018

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:16
XRP is flashing red this Tuesday morning with a long-term price indicator turning bearish for the first time in over a year.

SEC Guidance Gives Ammo to Lawsuit Claiming XRP Is Unregistered Security

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 10:45
Investors suing Ripple have started citing the SEC’s token guidance to back their claim that XRP is an unregistered security.

Legal Expert Katharina Pistor Weighs in on Facebook’s Libra

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 10:00
Is Facebook's Libra a "concentration of power... unmatched by any meaningful accountability to anyone?" Legal expert Katharina Pistor thinks so.