Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Missing $145 Mln After Death of Founder February 2, 2019

Following the sudden death of its founder Gerry Cotten, cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX is reportedly missing CA$190 million dollars ($145 million) in digital assets, Canadian news daily The Globe and Mail reports on Feb. 1 Citing a creditor protection filing from the Nova Scotia Supreme court, the Globe and Mail states that the firm has been […]

Research Firm Messari CEO: Threatening Calls After Critical XRP Report Were Made by ‘Punk Kids’ January 27, 2019

Ryan Selkis, the CEO of cryptocurrency analytics firm Messari, has allegedly received threats after his company published a critical analysis of Ripple (XRP) cryptocurrency. Selkis made this claim in a tweet posted on Jan. 24. Research firm Messari published a report on Jan. 24, claiming that the market capitalization of XRP is likely overvalued by […]

McAfee to Lead 2020 Presidential Campaign ‘in Exile’ After Alleged IRS Indictment January 23, 2019

United States entrepreneur and serial cryptocurrency advocate John McAfee has fled the country to conduct his 2020 presidential campaign, he said in a video statement Jan. 22.  McAfee claims he has been indicted by U.S. tax authorities and plans to run his campaign from a boat in international waters. The controversial crypto community figure, who […]

Top Cryptos See Modest Gains After Wavering Earlier Today January 2, 2019

Jan. 1 — the top 20 coins are seeing moderate gains over the 24-hour period. Bitcoin has scaled back above $3,800 after falling below the mark earlier today. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin (BTC) is up 3.1 percent and is trading at $3,863.18. On its weekly chart, the major cryptocurrency is still […]

Hong Kong: Purported Bitcoin Millionaire Reportedly Arrested After Making It ‘Rain Cash’ December 19, 2018

A supposed Bitcoin (BTC) millionaire has been arrested in Hong Kong after “making it rain cash” on the streets, local English-language news outlet the Shanghaiist reported on Dec. 17. On Sunday, a swathe of 100-Hong Kong dollar bills were thrown off a roof in Sham Shui Po, one of the poorest Hong Kong neighborhoods. Wong […]

Russian Draft Bill Lacks Core Crypto Terms After Recent Edits October 20, 2018

Russian deputies have removed the definition of crypto mining from a draft bill on digital currency regulation ahead of its next reading in the State Duma, major local news agency Interfax reports Oct. 19. Consequently, the new law will not clarify tax issues for miners. The chairman of the Duma Committee on Financial Markets Anatoly […]

Banks Don’t Really Want to Use ‘Blockchain’ for FX Settlement After All July 31, 2018

Blockchain It seems that whenever members of the legacy financial establishment talk about Bitcoin these days its only to bash it in comparison to ‘Blockchain’, claiming that they can usurp the technology while ditching the cryptocurrency. However, when given a chance to actually use a blockchain-based product, the banks are also reluctant to do so. […]

UDAX Digital Asset Exchange to Launch in Hong Kong after Flagship Exchange in South Korea July 30, 2018

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