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Crypto Broker Led by Uber and E*Trade Alums Is Going Public

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:00
Voyager, a crypto brokerage founded by Uber and E*Trade alums, is going public via a $60 million reverse merger.

Korean Central Bank Study: Issuing Digital Currency Poses Financial Risk

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 07:05
A Bank of Korea study concluded that a central bank digital currency could adversely affect commercial banks and ultimately financial stability.

Little Relief in Sight as Bitcoin Price Closes at 7.5-Week Low

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 06:00
With bitcoin closing yesterday at the lowest level in 7.5 weeks, the gradual sell-off is showing no signs of abating.

QuadrigaCX: Indian Hospital Releases Details About CEO’s Death

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 05:00
Private hospital Fortis Escorts has released details of the death of Gerald Cotten, CEO of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX.

Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Plans Blockchain Platform in H2

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 04:00
Switzerland's top stock exchange, SIX, aims to roll out a blockchain platform to speed up trading later this year.

Ethereum Foundation Weighs $15 Million Bid to Build ‘Randomness’ Tech

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 03:20
The Ethereum Foundation may spend $15 million on a project implementing randomness tech called "Verifiable Delay Functions."

The Collapse of QuadrigaCX: What We Know (And What We Don’t)

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 17:00
The growing scandal around the QuadrigaCX crypto exchange has numerous angles – and raises many questions.

Is ConsenSys Startup Token Foundry Dead or Doing Something Different?

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 14:00
Since losing its founder in August, sources say ICO platform Token Foundry is alive in name only.

Circle’s Head of Partnerships Joins Blockchain Startup Celo

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:15
Chuck Kimble, who helped develop the USDC stablecoin for Circle, has joined blockchain startup Celo as head of strategic partnerships.

Opera Adds Crypto Buying Service to Android Wallet

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 09:30
Opera has teamed up with crypto brokerage Safello to let users buy ether directly from its Android browser-based wallet.

Abra’s Blockchain App to Let Users Make Small Stock, ETF Investments

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 08:30
Abra is adding a new feature to its blockchain-based app that will allow global users to invest in fractions of stocks and ETFs.

Cypherpunk Valentine: Why Shoppers Spend Bitcoin on Lingerie

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 07:00
Lingerie purchasing as a bitcoin use case is much less far-fetched than you might imagine.

Little-Known Resistance May Be Blocking Bitcoin Price Bounce

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 06:00
Bitcoin price gains may be capped by a key moving average that has been acting as stiff resistance since mid-January.

Coinbase’s Wallet App Is Getting Bitcoin Support This Week

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 05:10
Coinbase users will be able to directly control their bitcoin holdings from the firm’s Wallet app after a coming update.

Bitcoin Is Becoming More Decentralized, Indicates New Research

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 04:10
Bitcoin has become more decentralized by several measures, according to a research report from Canaccord Genuity Group.

Coinbase Extends PayPal Withdrawal Option to 32 European Countries

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 03:00
Coinbase customers in the EU and European Free Trade Association countries can now make withdrawals into their PayPal accounts.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Becomes Latest to Take Bitcoin’s ‘Lightning Torch’

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 18:12
Bitcoin's "lightning torch" saw none other than Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey snatch up the ongoing payment experiment and pass it on Tuesday.

LedgerX Unveils Betting Market for 2020’s Bitcoin Block Reward Halving

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:00
The bitcoin block reward will be cut in half next year – and soon, market watchers can place bets on exactly when the subsidy halving will happen.

Zcash Team Reveals It Fixed a Catastrophic Coin Counterfeiting Bug

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 15:06
The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash said Tuesday that it moved last year to fix a catastrophic bug that could have been used to print infinite coins.

Why Google Data Scientists Are Interested in Ethereum Classic

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 14:00
Google just added BigQuery support for Ethereum Classic because startups are investing in use cases.