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Exchanges Suspend ERC20 Token Deposits After Discovery of Smart Contract Bug

[Okex Suspends ERC20 Token Deposits After Discovery of Smart Contract Bug]Ethereum’s smart contract bugs just keep on coming.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:45:48 +0000 by Bitcoin News

SBI Backs Token Exchange Templum's $10 Million Funding Round

Japanese investment giant SBI Holdings has added an initial coin offering (ICO) platform startup to its cryptocurrency portfolio company.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:15:44 +0000 by CoinDesk

The 17 Millionth Bitcoin Is About to Be Mined: What It Means and Why It Matters

17 million done, four million to go.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 03:31:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

Security Firms Offer Protection for Crypto Traders in Moscow

[Security Firms Offer Protection for Crypto Traders in Moscow]Private security firms in Moscow are offering a new service – protection for people buying and selling cryptocurrency for cash.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 03:30:09 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Crypto Exchange Gemini to Monitor Trading Using Nasdaq Tech

Gemini plans to monitor its exchange for potential illicit activities using Nasdaq's SMARTS Market Surveillance technology.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 02:30:21 +0000 by CoinDesk

Binance Exchange Founder Sued by VC Fund Sequoia Capital

[Binance Exchange Founder Sued by VC Fund Sequoia Capital]Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm headquartered in Menlo Park, California is suing the Chinese founder of the cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao (better known as CZ).

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:30:55 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Fitch Ratings: Blockchain Is a Potential 'Game-Changer' for Insurers

Fitch Ratings published a report Wednesday noting that blockchain can be a long-term solution to issues facing the insurance industry today.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00:58 +0000 by CoinDesk

In the Securities Era, ICOs Pleading Ignorance Have No Place to Hide

[In the Securities Era, ICOs Pleading Ignorance Have No Place to Hide]ICOs seeking to crowdfund their big idea have a quandary: should they register their token as a security, complete with the expense, delays, and paperwork this entails, or should they brand it a utility and hope the SEC doesn’t come after them?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:27:32 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Digital Currency Group Adds Zcash Offshoot ZenCash to Crypto Investment List

The fork of a fork of zcash made it onto Digital Currency Group's "conviction list."

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:10:54 +0000 by CoinDesk

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1

[How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1]The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:30:51 +0000 by Bitcoin News

The Notorious Bunny Ranch Brothel Now Accepts Bitcoin

[The Notorious Bunny Ranch Brothel Now Accepts Bitcoin]According to the infamous licensed brothel in Nevada, the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, a sex worker named Lana West was paid for her intimate favors with a few thousand dollars in bitcoin.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:10:47 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Cisco Claims New Patent Could Apply to Bitcoin Mining

A Cisco patent suggests that internet customers would be able to create a distributed mining pool through a proprietary cloud application.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:46:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

System Error at Korean Crypto Exchange Gave Users Free Coins

[System Error at Korean Crypto Exchange Gave Users Free Coins]A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange said it suffered an internal system error which affected withdrawals.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:55:10 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Markets Update: Bears Return to Crypto Markets for Some Action

[Markets Update: Bears Return to Crypto Markets for Some Action]On April 25 digital assets are seeing volatile price declines today across cryptocurrency markets worldwide.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:50:11 +0000 by Bitcoin News

US Congressman: 'Race to Regulate' Won't Solve Crypto Fraud

While fraud and 'bad actors' are a concern in the crypto industry, US Rep.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:45:58 +0000 by CoinDesk

PR: Aramcocoin Launches Crypto Commodity Coin

[Aramcocoin Launches Crypto Commodity Coin]Aramco Ltd.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:30:12 +0000 by Bitcoin News

$350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied by Nexon CEO

[$350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied by Nexon CEO]The bitcoin exchange industry is widely considered to be in a process of transition, with big players stepping in and acquisitions leading to greater consolidation.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:00:28 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Nasdaq 'Would Consider' Creating a Crypto Exchange, Says CEO

The CEO of Nasdaq suggested Wednesday that the company could open a cryptocurrency exchange in the future.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:45:33 +0000 by CoinDesk

Crypto Exchanges Pause Services Over Contract Bugs

A pair recently-published bugs allow an attacker to create an inordinate number of ERC-20 tokens

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:51:43 +0000 by CoinDesk

EOS Is Nearing An All-Time Price High

EOS is largely bucking the downtrend in the wider crypto market and may hit fresh all-time highs soon, according to technical analysis.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:45:51 +0000 by CoinDesk

Two Big Crypto Startups Are Out to Build One Universal Wallet

The two startups are offering developers $50,000 to build a wallet that would support almost any token, even those that haven’t been created yet.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:00:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

Compliant Airdrops Are Here: CoinList to Offer Investors Free Crypto Giveaways

The company has worked on token distribution and fundraising so far, but its latest product focuses on giving away tokens to spur user adoption.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:00:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

$10K on Hold As Bitcoin Sees Price Pullback

Having rallied more than 50 percent this month, bitcoin is today witnessing pullback.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:30:55 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Miners Arrested for Alleged Power Theft

Allegations of electricity theft have reportedly led to the arrest of bitcoin miners and equipment seizures in two Chinese cities.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:30:53 +0000 by CoinDesk

#MeToo Movement Turns to Ethereum to Evade Censorship

Inspired by the #metoo movement, students in China are coding messages into the ethereum blockchain to escape Chinese internet censorship.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:30:25 +0000 by CoinDesk

Sequoia Sues Crypto Exchange Binance After Investment Deal Collapses

The founder of the Binance exchange is facing a lawsuit in Hong Kong over allegations he breached an exclusivity agreement with a big-name investor.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:01:02 +0000 by CoinDesk

Salesforce Among 12 New Members to Join Blockchain Research Institute

Canadian government-backed Blockchain Research Institute announced the addition of 12 new members today, including cloud computing company Salesforce.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:00:42 +0000 by CoinDesk

MarketWatch Is Tracking Eight More Cryptocurrencies

MarketWatch is now tracking nine cryptocurrencies in total on its website, with the eight additions announced today.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:27:47 +0000 by CoinDesk

Ethereum Infighting Spurs Blockchain Split Concerns

Parity is set on implementing their new proposal to recover frozen funds, and ethereum devs are worried there's nothing to stop a blockchain split.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:00:03 +0000 by CoinDesk

China's Official Government Auditor Is Looking at Blockchain Solutions

China's National Audit Office thinks blockchain streamline its data storage operations.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:35:22 +0000 by CoinDesk