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Bitcoin Golden Cross forms-beginning of the bull market?
Bitcoin, the pioneer cryptocurrency, has formed its first golden cross since Oct. 27, 2015, marking a pivot point for the entire market.
Russian Opposition Leader Raises $3 Million in Bitcoin Donations
Bitcoin has become a significant funding source for one of Russia's leading political dissidents.
South Korean Hospital to Create Blockchain Medical Data Management Platform
Blockchain-powered medical data marketplace Longenesis and biotechnology company Insilico Medicine have entered into an agreement with South Korean hospital Gil Medical Center to create a blockchain-based health data management solution.
Bitcoin Up 40% in 1 Month: What's Triggering it and How Far Can it Go?
The bitcoin price has surged by a staggering 40 percent in the past 30 days.
Over $100 Million Missing: CoinBene Claims Maintenance, a Month of Questions Point Toward a Hack
Curious detailsOn March 27, 2019, the day after CoinBene's maintenance announcement, data scientists at Elementus - a blockchain infrastructure firm - published a report that described the fund transfers out of CoinBene's hot wallet bore all the hallmarks of a hack.
BlockFi Now Has Over $53 Million in Client Crypto Under Management
BlockFi crypto wealth management and lending company now has over $53 million in client crypto assets under management.
Societe Generale Subsidiary Issues 100 Million Euro Bond on Ethereum Blockchain
French specialized credit institution Societe Generale SFH issued a 100 million euro bond as a security token on the Ethereum blockchain.
IBM Issued Patent for DLT-Supported Data Sharing and Validation
Tech giant IBM has been awarded a patent for a mobile data sharing method that uses distributed ledger technology, according to documents published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on April 23.The product described in the filing represents a continuation of U.S. patent application filed in November 2017 entitled "Information Sharing Among Mobile Apparatus." IBM proposes a method executed by a mobile apparatus to verify information that has been shared between two devices.
Is Nasdaq about to introduce Bitcoin?
Just as the Intercontinental Exchange is reportedly eyeing a BitLicense for its cryptocurrency exchange Bakkt, just a few months ago, Nasdaq launched Brave New Coin's Bitcoin and Ethereum Liquidity Indexes.
Binance enables BNB Mainnet deposits, launches Binance DEX and Singapore fiat bridge
Binance has announced that users can now make Binance Coin deposits and withdrawals on Binance Chain.
BlockFi Is Now Paying Interest on $53 Million of Crypto Deposits
Crypto lending startup BlockFi has gathered another $18 million of bitcoin and ether deposits since last month, bringing its total interest-earning accounts to $53 million.
Ether Thief Found Stealing Funds With Weak Private Keys
An unknown entity has been taking advantage of weak private keys to gather up tens of thousands of ETH, according to a new study.
Lightning Labs Launches Desktop App on Bitcoin Mainnet
Lightning Labs, one of the largest bitcoin companies behind the upcoming scaling technology lightning, has released its first desktop app on the bitcoin blockchain.
French Lender Societe Generale Issues $112 Million Bond on Ethereum
French financial services giant Societe Generale has issued about $112 million worth of bonds in the form of a security token on the public ethereum blockchain.
University of Nevada, Reno Develops Driverless Vehicle Blockchain Tech With IoT Firm
A project at the University of Nevada, Reno is developing a new blockchain-powered autonomous vehicle project, according to a press release published on April 23.
WSJ: Japanese Billionaire SoftBank Founder Lost $130 Million on Bitcoin Investment
Japanese billionaire and founder of multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group, Masayoshi Son, reportedly lost over $130 million with his bitcoin investment, the Wall Street Journal reports on April 23.
Coinbase Closes Chicago Office and Scales Down Work on Matching Engine
Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase shut down its Chicago office and scaled down the development of its matching engine, Fortune reports on April 23.
Credit Suisse Exec Says Bank Culture Holds Back Adoption of Blockchain
Head of digital market assets at Credit Suisse, Emmanuel Aidoo, said that the desire among financiers to maintain the status quo is holding back the adoption of blockchain technology, Business Insider reported on April 23.
SEC-Fined Crypto Project Abandons Cannabis Co-Working Space Plan
A cryptocurrency project previously sanctioned by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is selling a property that it had intended to use as a cannabis co-working space.
Blockchain Startup Filament Joins IoT Research Project Backed By Nevada
Blockchain startup Filament announced Tuesday that it is working with the University of Nevada, Reno on an autonomous vehicle research initiative.
Crypto Exchanges Huobi and Fisco Investigated by Japan Watchdog: Report
Cryptocurrency exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco are said to have been investigated by the country's financial watchdog last week.
Coinbase Shutters High-Speed Crypto Trading Division, Axing 30 Jobs
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is shutting down the Chicago office it opened a year ago, eliminating 30 engineering jobs.
Bitcoin Almost Touches $5,600, Forming Its First Bullish Golden Cross Since October 2015
Tuesday, April 23 - crypto markets rallied today, with bitcoin hitting its new 2019 high of over $5,500.
'Blockchain Bandit' Has Stolen 45,000 ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys, Report Claims
A "Blockchain bandit" has managed to amass almost 45,000 ether by successfully guessing weak private keys, according to a report released by Independent Security Evaluators on April 23.Adrian Bednarek, a senior security analyst, said he discovered the sophisticated hacker by accident.
Blockchain Capital Co-Founder Gavin Brown: We'll See One or a Handful of Cryptos Win
Blockchain Capital co-founder Gavin Brown said that he expects that there will be only one or a handful of winners when it comes to cryptocurrency.
Crypto Startup Launches Lightning-Powered BTC Payments Functionality for E-Commerce Sites
Crypto payments processing startup Moon is launching a web browser extension that allows e-commerce shoppers to use their Lightning Network bitcoin wallets for purchases on sites like Amazon.
Robinhood Applies for Charter in Push to Offer Traditional Banking Services
Stock and crypto trading platform Robinhood has applied for a bank charter with regulators in the United States, S&P Global Market Intelligence reported on April 19.According to a statement, Robinhood says securing approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency would be a first step towards being able to offer traditional banking products and services.
Nasdaq Is Quietly Testing Bitcoin-Based Product Under CXERX Indice, Analyst Suggests
The world's second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, is allegedly testing trading of a bitcoin-based product, according to a tweet by an analyst at quantitative trading analytics service StrongMarket on April 22.
IMF Spring Meetings: Digital Money Is Imminent, But No Decentralization in Sight
Notably, he argued that not only the decentralized forms of money underlain by permissionless public ledgers would benefit from the internet-like open design, but sovereign digital money would as well.
@Bitcoin, crypto is split on whether to censor controversial Twitter account
Bitcoin maximalists call for its removal for violating Twitter's terms of service and for false advertising, defenders of Bitcoin Cash and free speech are resistant to what they describe as "Censorship."