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Sirin Labs’ $999 Blockchain Phone Will Start Shipping in December

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 14:00
The Finney phone should begin shipping next month. It aims to stand out from the rest with a built-in cold storage wallet.

Coinbase Adds Privacy-Centric Crypto Zcash to Pro Trading Exchange

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:19
The announcement briefly caused the price of ZEC to spike.

Iranian Bitcoin Users Are Already Being Affected By New US Sanctions

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:35
New sanctions from the US government are driving Iranian bitcoin users to pursue more secure and private wallet solutions.

Bitcoin Mining Giant Holds Flash Sale to Celebrate Price ‘Bottom’

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:15
Bitcoin miner maker Canaan Creative has revealed it is temporarily cutting prices to "celebrate" bitcoin's recent price rise.

Fidelity Looking to Expand Digital Asset Trading Beyond Bitcoin and Ether

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:18
Fidelity Investments is looking to expand its institutional crypto asset platform to include trading services for the top five to seven cryptocurrencies by market cap.

ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 09:00
ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup working to make ethereum transactions private.

Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 08:59
Coinbase Ventures, DCG and others have provided $4.5 million in funding for an analytics startup that wants investors to think beyond market cap.

Blockchain Oil Trading Platform Backed by Shell and BP Is Now Live

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 07:45
A blockchain platform built by a group of major firms to bring new efficiencies to energy commodities trading has gone live.

Bitcoin Sees Biggest Single-Day Price Gain Since April

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 06:00
Bitcoin is teasing a short-term bullish reversal, having just recorded its biggest single-day gain in seven months.

Mike Novogratz’s Crypto Bank Reports $76 Million Q3 Loss

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 05:40
Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank, Galaxy Digital Holdings, has reported a net loss of $76.65 million for Q3 2018.

FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO Over $4 Million Crypto Fraud

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 04:30
The FBI has arrested the CEO of cryptocurrency platform AriseBank after he was indicted over an alleged multi-million dollar scam.

Botnets Are Being Repurposed for Crypto Mining Malware: Kaspersky

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:00
A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.

The 6 Big Takeaways From SEC Chair Clayton’s Crypto Remarks

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 17:50
Following SEC Chairman Jay Clayton's fireside chat at Consensus: Invest, we invited three crypto law experts to unpack what was said.

WATCH: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s Full Consensus: Invest Interview

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 16:57
Clayton spoke Tuesday at the CoinDesk-organized event. Here's the full video of his fireside chat.

Amazon Has Launched a New Service for Building Blockchains

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 15:15
Amazon will help clients build blockchain platforms on Hyperledger Fabric or ethereum with its new product.

Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Just Hit Their Highest Level Since April

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 14:00
The number of Google searches for bitcoin has seen a notable uptick this week, now recording its most searches worldwide since last April.

Steemit Lays Off 70% of Its Staff, Citing Crypto Bear Market

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:10
"We've been forced to lay off more than 70% of our organization and begin a restructuring," says Steemit founder Ned Scott.

US Regulators Tie Two Bitcoin Addresses to Iranian Ransomware Plot

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:34
For the first time, the U.S. Treasury Department is adding crypto addresses to its list of Specially Designated Nationals.

South Korea Eyes More Reliable E-Voting With December Blockchain Trial

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:10
South Korea's National Election Commission says it is building a blockchain-based voting platform to be trialed in December.

Coinbase Quietly Opened Its OTC Crypto Trading Desk This Month

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 07:31
U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase opened its over-the-counter (OTC) crypto trading desk this month, Cheddar reports.