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St. Louis Fed VP: A Private Crypto Could Solve the 'Triffin Dilemma'

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 17:30
An economist with the St. Louis Federal Reserve said that cryptocurrencies could solve a problem faced by global currency reserves like the dollar.

'Bitcoin Bug' Exploited on Crypto Fork as Attacker Prints 235 Million Pigeoncoins

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 16:05
Using a major bug found and fixed on bitcoin last month, an attacker was able to print 235 million coins on "pigeoncoin."

Mining Giant Bitmain Acquires Bitcoin Cash Wallet Startup

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:15
Bitmain has acquired Telescope, an open-source, browser-based wallet for bitcoin cash.

Coinbase Adds Charles Schwab Advisor to Board of Directors

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:30
Coinbase has brought a Charles Schwab advisor onto its board of directors, as well as hired a new managing director for institutional products.

South Korea's Policy Chief Calls for Legalization of ICOs

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:04
The chairman of South Korea's National Policy Committee has called for the legalization of ICOs at a meeting of the National Assembly.

Crypto Mining for Political Campaigns? A US Elections Agency Is Considering It

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:00
US election officials are considering a request that, if approved, would let people contribute to political campaigns by mining cryptocurrencies.

VC Investment in Blockchain Startups Is Up 280% So Far This Year

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:15
VC investment in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups is soaring in 2018, having already almost tripled last year's total, says a report.

Bitcoin Price Faces Minor Drop After Failure to Pass Key Resistance

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 07:00
Bitcoin could feel the pull of gravity in the next 24 hours, having failed to beat a key moving average hurdle for four days straight.

Google Moves to Protect Chrome Users From Cryptojacking and Hacks

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 06:00
Google is bringing in stricter rules for Chrome extension developers, a move should reduce the risk of crypto hacks and mining malware.

CryptoKitties By the Dozen: OpenSea to Bundle Collectibles for Easy Sales

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 05:00
With a new feature called "bundles," the OpenSea marketplace says its sellers can offer crypto collectibles at better prices.

Bitcoin Futures Firm 1Broker Moves to Renew Trader Access After US Charges

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 04:00
Bitcoin futures trader 1Broker hopes to launch a read-only version of its website in the next few days after being sued by the SEC and CFTC.

South Korea's Largest Venture Firm Backs First Blockchain Startup

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 01:00
Korea Investment Partners, the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, just invested in its first blockchain startup.

France Accuses Intelligence Agent of Selling State Secrets for Bitcoin

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:00
A French intelligence agent was arrested for allegedly selling state secrets for bitcoin.

IOTA Ends September With Steepest Decline Among Top Crypto Assets

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 22:00
IOTA tanked in September after an attempt by the bulls to stem the bleeding seen toward the end of August's monthly highs failed.