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Kik Says SEC Lawsuit ‘Twisted Facts’ About Startup’s $100 Million Token Sale

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 21:06
Kik claims the SEC took comments out of context and manipulated facts in its suit alleging the firm’s token sale violated securities laws.

Bitcoin Price Sees Steep Drop After Rejection Above $12K

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 20:30
Bitcoin's price dropped from a daily high of $12,300 Tuesday, a price not seen since mid-July

VeChain Tapped to Provide Transparency for China’s Wine Trade

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 18:30
Amid a wave of counterfeits, VeChainThor has developed a way to authenticate the provenance of fine wines in Shanghai.

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Questions Bitcoin’s Role as ‘Safe Haven’

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 16:30
The business mogul critiqued Morgan Creek Digital Anthony Pompliano's financial holdings, comparing cryptocurrencies to "Vegas games"

The City of Seoul Will Create a Cryptocurrency for Citizen Rewards

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 15:00
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will establish its first blockchain-based administrative services in November.

Craig Wright’s Counsel Rebuts Forgery Evidence in Ongoing Lawsuit

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 14:00
A verdict was not declared in an ongoing contempt and sanctions hearing for the self-declared inventor of bitcoin.

Overstock’s tZERO Patents Tech for Recording Trades on Public Blockchains

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:00
Security token trading platform tZERO has been awarded a U.S. patent for a method of recording trading data on public blockchains.

British Tax Authority Seeks Data from Crypto Exchanges in Search of Tax Evaders

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 10:02
The U.K. tax authority is pressuring crypto exchanges to reveal customers' names and transaction histories in a bid to claw back unpaid taxes, sources said.

Bitcoin and Ether Lender BlockFi Raises $18.3 Million Series A

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:00
Winklevoss Capital, Galaxy Digital, and ConsenSys funded the crypto lender's latest round.

Cosmos Will Have 3 Coding Languages. Here’s Why That Matters for Ethereum

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:00
Ethereum rival Cosmos will offer users the choice of coding in at least three different programming languages for smart-contract development.

Ethereum Foundation Director’s New Role to Help Business Use Public Blockchain

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:00
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has appointed the executive director of the Ethereum Foundation to help drive its new "Mainnet Initiative."

Mastercard to Tackle Fashion Fakes with Blockchain Tracking Solution

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 08:31
Mastercard is to demo a new blockchain-based product tracking solution during an upcoming showcase of women fashion designers.

Man Takes Bitcoin Miner Seller to Tribunal Over Electricity Bill and Wins

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 07:15
A Malta-based seller of bitcoin mining machines is in hot water after failing to refund a customer who complained over high power bills.

Global Regulators Warn on Privacy Risks of Facebook’s Libra

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 05:41
Data protection chiefs from across the globe have united to express concerns over the privacy risks posed by Facebook's cryptocurrency project.

Bitcoin Price Rises Above $12K to Hit One-Month High

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 04:40
Bitcoin's move above $12,000 is backed by an uptick in trading volumes and bullish readings on the daily chart.

North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Crypto and Fiat to Fund Weapons Programs

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 04:15
North Korea is funding its weapons of mass destruction via hacks of banks and crypto exchanges, says a confidential U.N. report.

Facebook Hires US Senator’s Former Aide to Lobby for Libra Cryptocurrency

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 02:00
Facebook has hired a former aide to the chairman of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee to lobby for its Libra cryptocurrency project.

A Battle Between Bitcoin Wallets Has Big Implications for Privacy

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 00:00
Bitcoin privacy wallet Samourai announced last Thursday that its primary competitor, Wasabi Wallet, is the target of an ongoing network attack.

Japanese Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Restarting Trade Services

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 21:42
The exchange lost 3 billion yuan during a hack on July 11.

Experts Say Mexico’s Regulations Raise the Bar ‘Too High’ for Crypto Entrepreneurs

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 17:30
New laws are strangling crypto startups before they can begin to trade.