Ethereum Devs Propose Activating Constantinople Hard Fork in Late February
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:10:54 +0000
After a security vulnerability was found in ethereum's next system-wide upgrade just days prior to activation, core developers now hope to execute the upgrade at the end of February.
OECD: ICOs Have Business Financing Benefits But Aren’t a Mainstream Option
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:00:25 +0000
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development thinks ICOs may be a beneficial fundraising tool, but not yet for "mainstream" firms.
Who’s Left, Joined and Almost Joined Coinbase Since Its $300 Million Raise
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:00:22 +0000
A roundup of notable recent departures and hirings at Coinbase, one of the most coveted places to work in the crypto industry.
Thai Stock Exchange Plans to Launch a Token Trading Platform
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:30:31 +0000
The Stock Exchange of Thailand is looking to capitalize on investor interest in cryptos by offering a new digital assets exchange.
This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0000
In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.
Bitcoin Price Consolidation May Have Weakened Bear Case
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:00:09 +0000
Bitcoin's eight-day stretch of consolidation looks to have weakened the prospects of a drop back to December lows near $3,100.
Chip Maker TSMC Reports ‘Big Drop’ in Crypto Mining Revenue
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:30:48 +0000
Chip-making giant TSMC has reported a significant drop in revenue for its crypto mining segment in 2018.
Grayscale’s Newest Crypto Investment Trust Will Hold Stellar Lumens
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:11:58 +0000
Grayscale Investments is launching a new single-asset trust for Stellar lumens, allowing accredited investors to gain exposure to the cryptocurrency.
You Can Now Buy Bitcoin at Some Grocery Stores in the US
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:00:18 +0000
Supermarket kiosk chain Coinstar will allow consumers to buy up to $2,500 in bitcoin at select grocery stores.
ConsenSys Invests in Two Crypto Startups to Lead VCs Into Ethereum Ecosystem
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:45:17 +0000
ConsenSys just invested $1 million in crypto trading platform Coinhouse and an undisclosed amount in privacy-centric browser Tenta. It's part of a broader strategy.
Ethereum Co-Founder Joe Lubin Joins Board of Crypto Futures Platform ErisX
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:00:31 +0000
ErisX is expanding its board as it prepares to launch spot and derivatives markets for bitcoin and, eventually, ethereum.
Coinbase Acquires Andreessen Horowitz–Backed Startup Blockspring
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:05:35 +0000
Blockspring, a startup that makes tools for collecting and managing data from APIs, has been acquired by Coinbase.
OKCoin Founder Star Xu Seeks to Acquire Public Firm for $60 Million
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:46:06 +0000
OKCoin founder Star Xu may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.
QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange Users Still Can’t Get Their Money Out
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:00:23 +0000
QuadrigaCX users' concerns were compounded by the exchange's announcement that its CEO had died more than a month earlier.
South Africa’s Central Bank Proposes Rules for Crypto Companies
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:00:51 +0000
Crypto exchanges and wallet providers would have to register with regulators under rules proposed by South Africa’s central bank.
BitPay Says It Processed Over $1 Billion in Crypto Payments Last Year
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:30:57 +0000
U.S.-based crypto payments processor BitPay says it processed over $1 billion-worth of transactions last year.
Circle’s USDC Stablecoin Fully Dollar Backed, Says Latest Auditor’s Report
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:15:08 +0000
Crypto finance startup Circle’s USDC stablecoin was fully backed with fiat reserves at the close of 2018, according to auditing firm Grant Thornton.
Bitcoin Price Volatility Is Down 98% Year-on-Year
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:00:38 +0000
Bitcoin's daily price volatility has plummeted in the last 12 months as the bear market killed off the speculative frenzy.
Wyoming Blockchain Bill Proposes Issuance of Tokenized Stock Certificates
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:05:11 +0000
Lawmakers from the U.S. state of Wyoming have introduced legislation proposing the issuance of tokenized stock certificates using blockchain tech.
Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:00:36 +0000
U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.