Cryptocurrency news

News about Bitcoin, ICO, Blockchain Technology, investment, mining

Chinese Blockchain Complex Offers Startups Millions in Subsidies

A newly established blockchain industrial park in the Chinese city of Hangzhou is hoping to attract talented individuals and startups by offering millions of dollars-worth of subsidies.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

South Korean Conglomerate Hyundai’s Cryptocurrency Mining Pool Hacked, Withdrawals Disallowed

The mining pool of HDAC, a blockchain platform and company operated by Hyundai BS&C, a subsidiary of South Korea’s biggest car manufacturer and major conglomerate, experienced a hacking attack on May 24 and was forced to halt withdrawals temporarily.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

Celebrity-Themed CryptoKitties Take a ‘Cat Nap’ Amid NDA Lawsuit

CryptoKitties developer Axiom Zen said a lawsuit over its celebrity products involving basketball player Steph Curry “falsely accuses” it of theft, VentureBeat reports May 25.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

Porn Star Stormy Daniels Adds Crypto Rewards to Official Website

Porn star Stormy Daniels is adding cryptocurrency to her official website to encourage users to consume content.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

Norfolk Southern the Latest Railway to Join Blockchain Transport Group

U.S. railway network Norfolk Southern has become the latest industry player to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

For Chinese wine connoisseurs wondering what’s in their bottle, it’s blockchain to the rescue

Shanghai start-up VeChain aims to help verify the whole supply chain with technology behind bitcoin.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

Payments Platform Uphold Completes XRP Ledger Integration

Mobile payments startup Uphold said Thursday that it had completed integrating the XRP ledger to its platform, meaning clients can now have XRP wallet addresses directly through its app.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

James Rodríguez Announces to Launch Cryptocurrency with SelfSell

The Golden Boot winner of the 2014 World Cup, James Rodriguez, announced today on his social media platform that he has signed an agreement with blockchain-based startup platform SelfSell, to launch his own cryptocurrency as a new vehicle to reflect his brand values, and build stronger fan relationships.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

New Strain of Malware Hijacks Apple Macs to Mine Monero

A new type of malicious software infecting Apple's Macs is mining monero, researchers with cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes announced.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

Bitfury-Backed Group Mined 800 Bitcoins in Q1

The Bitfury-backed Hut 8 Mining Group mined more than 800 bitcoins in the first quarter of 2018, the company reported Thursday.

YesterdayCryptocurrency news

The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency

The Marshall Islands made its own cryptocurrency, doing away with the US dollar. The government has signed the change into law, making the “sovereign” its new official cryptocurrency, as spotted by CNBC Africa cryptocurrency trader host Ran Neuner on Twitter yesterday.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

MAS warns 8 Singapore-based digital token exchanges, ICO issuer

"If any digital token exchange, issuer or intermediary breaches our securities laws, MAS will take firm action," says MAS assistant managing director for Capital Markets Lee Boon Ngiap.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

MIT Tests Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network

An MIT test is providing a rare glimpse of how bitcoin might truly work at scale.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

‘We’re Deep at Work’ on Bitcoin: German Stock Exchange Deutsche Boerse

German stock exchange operator Deutsche Boerse is “deep at work” on evaluating whether to offer bitcoin futures and other cryptocurrency-related products, one of the firm’s top executives said on Wednesday.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

Coinbase Acquires Decentralized Crypto Trading Platform Paradex

Crypto industry giant Coinbase has acquired Paradex, a decentralized cryptocurrency trading relay platform that enables users to trade hundreds of ERC-20 tokens directly from their wallets.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

Tech Giant GMO to Roll Out World's First 7nm Bitcoin Miner

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet is set to roll out the world's first bitcoin mining device based on 7nm chips within the year.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

AmEx Upgrades Rewards Program with Hyperledger Blockchain

Financial services giant American Express is integrating blockchain into its rewards program in partnership with digital retailer Boxed.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

Bitcoin Gold Hit by Double Spend Attack, Exchanges Lose Millions

A malicious miner successfully executed a double spend attack on the Bitcoin Gold network last week, making BTG at least the third altcoin to succumb to a network attack during that timespan.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

Norway's Central Bank Mulls Digital Currency as Cash Use Declines

Norway's central bank is preparing for a future in which it might issue a digital currency amid a slump in cash usage in the country.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news

Ashton Kutcher Surprises Ellen DeGeneres with $4 Million XRP Donation to Wildlife Fund

American actor and venture capitalist Ashton Kutcher teamed up with San Francisco-based cryptocurrency firm Ripple to surprise daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres with a late birthday present: a $4 million donation to the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund, paid out in XRP.

24 May 2018Cryptocurrency news