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Mycelium Employee Quits After ICO Funds Was Used for Vacation

[Mycelium Employee Quits After ICO Funds Used for Spanish Vacation]In a recent interview former backend developer for Mycelium, Daniel Krawisz, has detailed his reasons for leaving the company.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:00:08 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Analyst: Like Amazon, Bitcoin Offers a Lucrative Multi-Decade Investment Opportunity

[Analyst: Like Amazon, Bitcoin Offers a Lucrative Multi-Decade Investment Opportunity]A financial analyst looked closely at the spikes in Amazon’s stock price and bitcoin recently.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:28 +0000 by Bitcoin News

PR: iDice June Development Update

[PR: iDice June Development Update]This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:50:25 +0000 by Bitcoin News

GDAX Exchange Sees Colossal ETH Flash Crash, Angered Traders Mount Lawsuit

[GDAX Exchange Sees Colossal ETH Flash Crash, Angered Traders Mount Lawsuit]Details have surfaced of a violent flash crash on Global Digital Asset Exchange’s (GDAX) ETH markets today, with Ethereum tokens being sold for prices as low as $0.10.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:26:24 +0000 by Bitcoin News

BitInka Announces Expansion of Bitcoin-Based Payment-App Services Across Latin America

[BitInka Announces Expansion of Bitcoin-Based Payment-App Services Across Latin America]Bitinka, a platform that allows users from 9 South American nations to purchase and sell bitcoins, has announced significant uptake of Inkapay, Bitinka’s bitcoin-based payment app for the Latin American markets.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:00:53 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Mainstream Journalist Makes Bizarre Attempt at Living On Bitcoin for a Week

[Yet Another Mainstream Journalist Makes Bizarre Attempt at Living for a Week Using Bitcoin]CNBC journalist Seema Moody recently published a report detailing the trials and tribulations of her attempt to live for a week solely using bitcoin as currency.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:00:44 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Coinbase Appeals Decision in Cryptsy Collapse Lawsuit

Coinbase is appealing a court decision from earlier this month in a lawsuit filed on behalf of customers of Cryptsy.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:35:30 +0000 by CoinDesk

Illicit Cryptocurrency Use Targeted in Proposed 2018 FBI Budget

Cryptocurrency is being cited by the FBI as a reason it needs to increase its spending in an effort to combat more advanced cybercrime.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:25:05 +0000 by CoinDesk

South Korean Officials Bash ICO:s and Plan to Approach Bitcoin ‘Cautiously’

[officials]On June 18, government officials from South Korea revealed some opinions concerning cryptocurrency ‘speculation’ taking place in the region.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:00:08 +0000 by Bitcoin News

US Government Seeks Blockchain Solutions for Contract Bidding System

The US government’s main logistical agency is looking at blockchain as a way to re-envision its contract review process.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:45:10 +0000 by CoinDesk

Chainalysis Says They’ve Found the Missing $1.7 Billion Dollar Mt Gox Bitcoins

[Chainalysis Says Theyve Found the Missing $1.7 Billion Dollar Mt Gox Bitcoins]On June 8 the U.S.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:04:52 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Games Amazing Summertime 10% Cashback Bonus

[cashback]To celebrate the beginning of summer and make things a lot more exciting we are offering Bitcoin Games players who register their email 10 percent cashback on all their losses.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:54 +0000 by Bitcoin News

IMF's Lagarde Touts Distributed Ledger as Defense Against Terror

The head of one of the world's largest financial organizations has issued new comments addressing blockchain trends.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:53:13 +0000 by CoinDesk

Identity without the Blockchain? Skepticism Grows for Once-Hot Use Case

Launched at the UN, the ID2020 Alliance is seeking to revolutionize identity, but will blockchain be the technology of choice?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:30:09 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Startup Blockchain Raises $40 Million Series B

Bitcoin wallet software startup Blockchain has raised $40m in Series B funding to continue its mission of improving financial services.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:08:20 +0000 by CoinDesk

BITCF and SAMCO to Install Automated Check-Cashing Bitcoin ATMs in California

First Bitcoin Capital Corp (BITCF) and Simple Automated Money, Inc (SAMCO) have announced a partnership to introduce check-cashing Bitcoin ATMs into Northern California’s high traffic markets.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:00:42 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Buddhist Monks Said to Be Targeted by Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme

A bitcoin-focused pyramid scheme appears to have targeted Buddhist meditation practitioners in Thailand, according to a local news source.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:00:06 +0000 by CoinDesk

Power to the User: Accenture & Microsoft Are Changing Identity with Ethereum

Centralized ways to prove identity may now have an expiration date, thanks to a new blockchain prototype jointly built by Microsoft and Accenture.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:15 +0000 by CoinDesk

What's Blockchain? HSBC Survey Finds 59% of Consumers Don't Know

A recent survey from the UK-based bank suggests that ordinary consumers are still largely in the dark about blockchain tech.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:00:25 +0000 by CoinDesk

$13: Ether Prices Plunge in GDAX Exchange Flash Crash

Ether's price plunged to $13 on GDAX amid signs the Ethereum network is struggling with growing usage.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:11:03 +0000 by CoinDesk

Startups See Service Outages Amid Ethereum Blockchain Backlog

The ethereum network's transaction backlog has ensnared a number of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:25:56 +0000 by CoinDesk

NSA 'DoubleStar' Backdoor Blamed for Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

A type of cryptocurrency mining malware has spread due to an exploit developed by the US National Security Agency.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:30:21 +0000 by CoinDesk

Porsche Names Winner of Blockchain Startup Contest

German automaker Porsche has revealed the winner of a blockchain startup competition first announced in April.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:30:20 +0000 by CoinDesk

China's ZhongAn Unveils Blockchain Tech for Food Supply Chain

One day you may be able to check where your chicken was bred, raised, processed and examined.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:15:16 +0000 by CoinDesk

Cambodia's Central Bank Pushes Ahead with Blockchain Payments Trials

The National Bank of Cambodia has said it will continue to develop interbank payment solutions using blockchain tech.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:15:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

No ICO: Hedge Fund Numerai Releases Blockchain Token But Skips the Funding

Autonomous hedge fund startup Numerai is releasing a new token today, though in a way that deviates from recent market trends.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:10:32 +0000 by CoinDesk

Armed with an Ethereum ICO, Can Kik Succeed Where Facebook Failed?

Social media platform Kik opens up about its plans to launch a cryptocurrency, saying the move could fulfill long-held business goals.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:30:12 +0000 by CoinDesk

Uniform Law Commission Sets Date for Debate on Digital Currency Rules

The creators of model digital currency regulation for use by US lawmakers are set to convene to discuss key obstacles this July.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:00:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

IBM Announces Blockchain Truck-Tracking Solution

IBM has teamed up with Colombian logistics firm AOS to develop a solution that uses blockchain and the Internet of Things to track deliveries.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:55:21 +0000 by CoinDesk

A Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade: How It Could Finally Happen (And How It Could Fail)

As various scaling proposal deadlines loom, bitcoin is either on the verge of the biggest change in its history, or its biggest political failure.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:00:14 +0000 by CoinDesk