Coinfloor Turns to Trading Technologies to Monitor Market Manipulation

Coinfloor, a cryptocurrency exchange that operates multiple subsidiary exchanges, is joining hands with Trading Technologies International, Inc., a leading trading software provider. The organization will utilize the software company’s TT Score machine-learning technology so executives can examine and monitor suspicious activity occurring on their exchanges. Speaking with Bitcoin Magazine, Morgan Trinkaus, product manager at Trading […]

Brazilian Police Bust Gang Who Used Bitcoin to Launder Millions of Dollars

Brazil’s Federal Police has recently arrested 12 individuals connected to a gang that allegedly used bitcoin to launder “millions of dollars” earned smuggling drugs into Europe, Asia, and Africa. According to local news outlet Folha de S.Paulo, the gang was busted in an operation dubbed “Antigoon,” in cooperation with the country’s Department of Federal Revenue. […]

Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Rig Labelled a Scam

KashMiner, a Bitcoin mining computer which was on display on Kodak’s official stand at the CES technology show in Las Vegas in January, turned out to be a misleading product with unachievable advertised profits. The product, which was never officially licensed by Kodak, will not go ahead, according to the company behind the scheme. BBC […]

Korean Crypto Giant Bithumb Eyes Japan and Thailand for Expansion

South Korean exchange Bithumb has announced that it will open new offices in Japan and Thailand. According to local news outlet ZDNet, Bithumb is awaiting the approval of Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) and Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Cryptocurrency Regulations in Japan & Thailand Bithumb explained that it chose Thailand because the e-commerce and fin-tech […]

$12 Billion Bitmain’s Second Major Investment in 2018 is EOS

Bitmain, the world’s largest cryptocurrency company valued at $12 billion, and billionaire technology investor Peter Thiel have invested in Block.one, the development firm behind EOS. Jihan Wu, the co-founder and CEO of Bitmain, who is expecting to close a $12 billion initial public offering (IPO) this summer, said in an official statement that the EOS […]

Beyond the Classroom: The Rise of University Blockchain Labs

As the cryptocurrency industry matures and public interest heightens, blockchain research and educational efforts have made their way into the halls of some of the world’s leading universities. Courses on cryptocurrency finance, blockchain development and related law are developing into serious avenues of study. They’re academia’s response to a formerly stigmatized space’s debut into mainstream […]