Ethereum Classic network is under 51% attack

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase suspended ETC trading, as the company’s experts detected “double spending” in Ethereum Classic blockchain network. ETC team confirmed the rumors about...

Cryptocurrencies in Colorado may soon be exempted from securities laws

Colorado legislators have introduced a draft bill which, if adopted, would exempt cryptocurrencies from current securities laws. ICO procedures are likely to be legalized...

Uzbekistan will launch a blockchain-based transport tickets marketplace

Uzbekistan is planning to launch a blockchain-based state service for selling transport tickets. The country’s president Shavkat Mirziyoyev has already signed a decree on...

Kraken released statistics on ‘Requests’ from federal officials

On Sunday, January 7, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken released statistics on how often law enforcement officials badger them for disclosure on various types of information. The...

Robot artist created “Cryptograph” – first machine conceptualist artwork ever

Robot artist with in-built Gaka-Chu artificial intelligence has created “Cryptograph” – his first artwork based on tweets containing #Satoshi hash tag, thus marking the...

HodlHodl launched BTC/RUR and LTC/RUR trading service

Peer-to-peer (p2p) cryptocurrency exchange HodlHodl announced the launch of BTC/RUR and LTC/RUR trading pairs. HodlHodl administration hopes that this update will be useful for the...

Estonian crypto exchange will start trading Nasdaq-listed tokens

Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange DX.Exchange announced its plans for launching a new trading platform which will allow its users to trade tokenized shares in various...

Research: 264 altcoins “died” last year

According to Coinopsy, a website that maintains statistics for “dead” cryptocurrencies, 264 altcoins did not make it through the bear market in 2018. More...

Jammu and Kashmir police issued an advisory against cryptocurrencies

On January 2, the Jammu and Kashmir police issued an advisory to the general public cautioning them against using or investing in cryptocurrencies. The advisory...

Foreign investors are showing interest in Digital Crimea project

As confirmed by Georgy Muradov, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Crimea under the President of the Russian Federation, foreign investors show much...

Jameson Lopp: 2018 was a great year for bitcoin, as certain key metrics show

Many crypto enthusiast believe that 2018 was not the greatest year for cryptocurrency market, given the protracted slide in digital asset prices. Bitcoin developer...

Modern Consensus published a crypto letter to Santa Claus

Modern Consensus outlet has published a letter to Santa Claus by crypto writer Brendan Sullivan. The author made up a list of things that,...

German artist expressed “Why Bitcoin Matters” in a sculpture

Simon Moratz, a German crypto artist aged 27, uses sculpture to express his devotion to cryptocurrencies. Recently, he has put one of his latest...

Iran: Promotion of Gram cryptocurency poses a threat to national security

Iranian authorities are trying to counteract the development of Gram cryptocurrency launched by Telegram messenger. Involvement with the token development and operation is now...

Wall Street Journal: BTC and gold trading strongly correlate with each other

According to the data from Excalibur Pro Inc. cited by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the past five days saw a striking correlation between...

Bug bounty hunters earned $878 000 from software developers in 2018

White hat hackers have earned a total of $878 000 in bug bounties in the course of this year, as reported by TheNextWeb outlet. Bug...

National Bank of Kuwait has implemented a blockchain-based international remittance system

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) announced the launch of NBK Direct Remit – a system allowing for real-time international remittances. According to the...

Insider source: Bitmain co-CEOs Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan will leave office simultaneously

According to a report by Chinese media, a source close to Bitmain, the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining giant, revealed that the current Bitmain co-CEOs...

Indian government will legalize crypotcurrencies, albeit under strong regulation

Indian authorities are planning to legalize digital assets, though making them subject to strict regulatory measures. According to New Indian Express, the inter-ministerial committee...

Taiwan man was arrested for stealing $3.25 million in electricity to mine cryptocurrencies

A man from Taiwan was arrested after he mined millions of dollars-worth of cryptocurrency using pilfered electricity. As per a local news media outlet, EBC...