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Controversial Oil Tycoon Moves to Shake Up Argo Blockchain Board

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:45
Frank Timis, a convicted heroin dealer and oil millionaire, is trying to oust execs at the London-listed crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain.

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:30
Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.

You Can Now Shop With Bitcoin on Amazon Using Lightning

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 09:00
Bitcoin spenders can use the lightning network to shop at e-commerce sites like Amazon, thanks to a new browser extension.

Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 08:05
Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, which was hacked for $60 million last year, is reinstating all services after being acquired by investment firm Fisco.

$6K Ahead? Bitcoin Price RSI Confirms Long Run Bull Reversal

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:00
With the widely-followed RSI now signaling a long-term bullish reversal, bitcoin may rally to $6,000 over the next month or two.

Tennis Star Serena Williams Reveals Investment in Coinbase

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
Serena Williams, one of the most successful tennis players ever, has revealed she invested in Coinbase via a previously secret VC fund.

JPMorgan Expanding Blockchain Project With 220 Banks to Include Payments

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Investment bank JPMorgan is reportedly expanding an existing blockchain platform with hundreds of banking members to include settlement.

Bitcoin SV’s Delisting Isn’t ‘Censorship.’ But It’s Still a Problem

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:00
The controversy over delisting bitcoin SV shows why crypto exchanges need more consistent standards and rules.

My Sleepless Year Discovering Bitcoin’s Code

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:42
Early bitcoin developer Stefan Thomas recalls his early obsession with programmable cryptocurrency.

The Hidden Effects of Crypto Money Laundering Rules

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:30
CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at anti-money laundering regulation’s increasing focus on cryptocurrencies, and at the opportunity this presents.

Privacy Crypto Monero Celebrates Its 5th Birthday

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:05
The privacy coin Monero celebrated yesterday five years of existence.

Malware Crypto Ransoms Rose By Almost 90% in Q1: Report

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:30
The average payout for ransomware attacks rose dramatically in the first quarter of 2019 – largely due to one variant called Ryuk.

Data Market Ocean Tries New Token Sale After CoinList Offering Misses Target

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:30
After a token sale on CoinList failed to reach its target, data marketplace Ocean is trying again on crypto exchange Bittrex International.

Bitcoin Clings on Above Key Support Amid Signs of Price Pullback

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin is showing signs of exhaustion on the short-duration technical charts, but a pullback has been elusive – so far.

Volkswagen to Track Minerals Supply Chains Using IBM Blockchain

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 06:00
Volkswagen Group has joined an initiative tracking mineral supply chains using a platform built on IBM Blockchain.

In First, FinCEN Penalizes Bitcoin Trader for Violating AML Laws

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 04:35
U.S. regulator FinCEN has for the first time penalized a cryptocurrency trader for breaking anti-money laundering rules.

South Korean Crypto Exchange Coinnest Announces Closure

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 04:00
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinnest, once South Korea's third largest, is shutting up shop, citing a drop-off in trade.

Aragon Vote Aims to Restrict Ethereum App from Funding Polkadot Blockchain

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 00:02
Aragon is getting ready to vote on two contentious governance proposals. One encourages expanding operations outside of the ethereum network to include blockchain interoperability platform Polkadot. The other does not. Which proposal will Aragon token holders favor?

Overstock’s tZERO Token Market Misses Closing Date for $100 Million Raise

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 18:00
Overstock’s tZERO security token trading platform has once again failed to close on a capital injection by the targeted date.

As ICO Business Dried up, This Firm’s Headcount Fell From 120 to 50

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:00
Significant layoffs at Ambisafe tell the tale of another ICO services startup that got too big in 2018.