SpankChain Says Hacker Returned Stolen Crypto Funds

A hacker who stole 165.38 ETH from the SpankChain platform has returned the funds. The payment platform focused on the adult industry announced Thursday that the hacker, who stole the funds from...

Korea’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Sells Stake in $350 Million Deal

Bithumb, currently the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea by trading volume, just confirmed it has sold more than 38 percent of its total ownership to a blockchain consortium based in...

EOS’ Grand Governance Experiment Has a New Enemy: China’s Great Firewall

Distributed though it may be, the EOS community has fought hard to remain united. As of June, two rival groups were briefly in competition to launch the official EOS blockchain (or mainnet)...

Nevada’s Utilities Agency Eyes Blockchain for Energy Credit System

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, a government agency charged with supervising and regulating power utility services in the state, is looking to implement blockchain for its energy credit tracking system. The...

Fake News Site Used New Zealand Prime Minister to Pump Bitcoin Startup

A fake news site has used the likeness of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to promote articles on Facebook aimed to pump a crypto startup. Local media source Stuff reported Friday...

FinCEN Blasts Iran’s ‘Malign’ Use of Crypto to Bypass Economic Sanctions

A U.S. regulator is urging domestic exchanges to help prevent the Iranian regime from using cryptocurrency to bypass economic sanctions. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an advisory Friday, stating that...

3 Bitcoin Price Factors That Suggest Bears Are in Charge

The prospect of a deeper drop in bitcoin prices has increased, price-volume analysis indicates. The world's most valuable cryptocurrency, which had been trading sideways since September 22, fell sharply to a three-week...

Leading Auction House Christie’s to Record Art Sales on a Blockchain

London-based Christie's, one of the oldest and most noted art auction houses in the world, is turning to blockchain tech to securely store sales and provenance data. The firm, which has a...

Gemini Adds Litecoin Trading With New York Watchdog Approval

Investors will soon be able to trade litecoin on the Winklevoss brothers-founded cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. The exchange announced Friday that it would soon enable deposits and trading for litecoin (LTC), adding the...

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Says Institutional Investors Will Help Crypto ‘Mature’

An influx of institutional investors to the cryptocurrency markets may help the space "mature," U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair J. Christopher Giancarlo said Friday. The regulator discussed the cryptocurrency space and...

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Mars Blockchain Summit NYC 2018 Successfully Held, Summit Dialogues Explored What’s...

Mars Blockchain Summit NYC 2018 was successfully held in New York on October 18, Eastern Standard Time. Joint by well-known financial institutions and industry...

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