North Korea seemingly wants to bypass the sanctions imposed upon the nation by the US government. Doing so will require a very creative approach. So far, it seems the country’s government leans toward using bitcoin for this specific purpose. North Korea and Bitcoin It is evident there are growing rumors regarding North Korea and Bitcoin. […]
The New York City premiere for the forthcoming blockchain book “The Truth Machine,” drew a set of high-profile stars this week.
While interest in XRP continues, confusion remains about how the cryptocurrency interacts with Ripple’s products. CoinDesk explains.
This past week marked a few important events. It began with the release of Bitcoin Core 0.16; marked the first instance of a sovereign nation announcing that it would use and accept a cryptocurrency as legal tender; and included the launch of a new accelerator from “China’s eBay,” JD.com, to assist companies that promise to […]
From tech flaws to regulatory interventions, a document sent to prospective investors in Telegram’s $2.5 billion token sale spells out the risks.
Credit Suisse and ING Group Complete $30 Million Securities Lending Transaction Using Blockchain Technology
Yesterday, Credit Suisse and ING Group completed a 25 million euro ($30.48 million) securities lending transaction using blockchain-based software. The transaction involved the banks swapping baskets of securities through an application from fintech company HQLAx, which was built with a blockchain created by bank consortium R3. The trade was one of the first examples of […]
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Michael Arrington’s crypto-fund has reportedly been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Eleven individuals have been arrested in Iceland over the theft of 600 Bitcoin mining rigs. The thefts occurred in December and January. Authorities are labelling the incident the largest organised robbery in the history of the small island nation. Mining Rigs Don’t Require Reselling for Criminals to Profit Despite the fact that three of the […]
As much as $50 million may have been lost by an international group of investors after putting their money into a bitcoin investment group.