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Polychain’s Assets Drop $376 Million Since August, SEC Filings Show

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 16:45
Polychain, one of the most elite funds serving startups in the crypto industry, is no longer a billion-dollar operation.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Posts $180 Million Loss for 2018

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 16:31
Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has posted a net loss of 205.5 billion won ($180 million) for 2018.

MakerDAO to Increase Fees Above 10% in Bid to Stabilize DAI Stablecoin

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 15:10
MakerDAO appears set to approve a fifth fee increase that would further raise the cost of platform's US dollar-backed stablecoin DAI.

21 US Lawmakers Urge IRS (Again) to Clarify Crypto Tax Rules

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 13:30
With the U.S. deadline to file taxes days away, 21 lawmakers have again urged the IRS to provide clarity on crypto.

‘Crypto Stripe’ Flexa Raises $14 Million So You Can Buy Coffee With Bitcoin

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:00
Payments startup Flexa is using funds from a private token sale to make shopping with bitcoin at brick-and-mortar stores a reality.

Binance Partners With CipherTrace in Latest Compliance Push

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:00
Binance is partnering with the blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to beef up its anti-money laundering procedures.

Digital Asset Scores Partnership With Cloud Computing Giant VMware

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:00
Software virtualization giant VMware is integrating Digital Asset's smart contract language into its blockchain platform.

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt Hires PayPal, Google Vet as Product Chief

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:24
Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt has brought Google Wallet and PayPal vet Mike Blandina as its chief product officer.

World’s Second-Largest Grocer Joins IBM Food Trust Blockchain

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:00
Albertsons Companies, the world's second-largest supermarket chain by sales, has joined IBM's food tracking blockchain.

Pennsylvania’s State-Backed VC Firm Is Tokenizing an Investment Fund

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:00
Ben Franklin Technology Partners, a Pennsylvania-funded VC provider, is tokenizing shares in one of its funds.

Blockstack Files With SEC to Raise $50 Million in Reg-A+ Crypto Token Sale

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 08:01
Blockstack has filed with the U.S. SEC to to conduct a $50 million token offering under the Regulation A+ framework

Bitcoin Drops Back to $5K Price Support After Failed Breakout

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 06:50
Bitcoin has fallen back close to psychological support at $5,000 after a failed breakout Wednesday.

Tata Settles Securities Between 2 National Depositories on a Blockchain

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 05:05
India's second largest firm has completed a blockchain trial of cross-border securities settlement between two central securities depositories.

US Energy Department Eyes Blockchain to Prevent Power Plant Cyberattacks

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 04:00
A U.S. Department of Energy lab is exploring blockchain technology as a line of defense against cyberattacks on power plants.

China’s New Policy Isn’t An Automatic Bitcoin Mining Ban – Here’s Why

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 22:15
Despite breathless headlines, a recent proposal by China’s economic planners would not automatically ban bitcoin mining.

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card for UK and EU Customers

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 19:01
Coinbase has launched a Visa debit card allowing U.K. and EU users to spend crypto directly from their exchange accounts.

Christine Lagarde Pits Circle Against JPMorgan in IMF Debate

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 18:00
Decentralized systems are coming for the banks, argued Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, in a panel Wednesday at the International Monetary Fund.

A Freelance Job Market Is Moving Its 700,000 Users to EOS

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 15:00
Moonlighting is getting funding from Block.one's venture arm to port its users' profiles over to the EOS blockchain.

New York Rejects Bittrex Exchange’s BitLicense Application

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 13:16
NYDFS has rejected Bittrex's application for a BitLicense, citing "inadequate" AML compliance among other reasons.

Tensions Flare on MakerDAO Community Call Over Transparency Issues

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:45
Tough questions were asked Tuesday during a MakerDAO community call about who controls the overseeing organization's finances.