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    Microsoft Korea: Country Faces Growing Threat From Stealth Crypto Mining Attacks

    Microsoft Korea: Country Faces Growing Threat From Stealth Crypto Mining Attacks

    Microsoft Korea has claimed the country is facing an increase in cryptojacking incidents, according to a report from local English-language daily The Korea Times, published on April 22.

    TODAY

    British Virgin Islands Bolsters Emergency Plan with Crypto Wallet

    British Virgin Islands Bolsters Emergency Plan with Crypto Wallet

    The partnership mainly regards the facilitation of emergency funding for the British Virgin Islands as well as payments between islands.

    TODAY

    Blockchain Patent Granted to Cybersecurity Company Owned by U.S. Defense Contractor

    Blockchain Patent Granted to Cybersecurity Company Owned by U.S. Defense Contractor

    Documents published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on April 16 reveal that Texas-based cybersecurity company Forcepoint has been awarded a blockchain-related patent.

    TODAY

    Chilean Government Introduces New Cryptocurrency and Fintech Regulation Bill to Congress

    Chilean Government Introduces New Cryptocurrency and Fintech Regulation Bill to Congress

    The Minister of Finance of the Chilean government Felipe Larraín announced the introduction of a bill regulating cryptocurrencies and fintech to Congress, Cointelegraph Spain reported on April 15.

    TODAY

    Brazil: Highest Inflation In 4 Years Propels Bitcoin Volume To Record Highs

    Brazil: Highest Inflation In 4 Years Propels Bitcoin Volume To Record Highs

    The inflation rate in Brazil, the world’s ninth largest economy, spiked to its highest level in four years, driving more people to Bitcoin, as indicated by the recent rise in Bitcoin trading volumes.

    TODAY

    3% of American Retirees Own Some Bitcoin, While 33% Have No Idea What Bitcoin Is: Survey

    3% of American Retirees Own Some Bitcoin, While 33% Have No Idea What Bitcoin Is: Survey

    About 3% of American retirees claimed to own some bitcoin (BTC) in a new survey released by precious metals-focused magazine Gold IRA Guide on April 17.

    TODAY

    Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif to Resume Activity Seven Months After Hack

    Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif to Resume Activity Seven Months After Hack

    Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif announced that the transfer of the business from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) will become effective on April 22, and that normal activity will resume on the next day. Cointelegraph Japan reported on the developments on April 20.

    YESTERDAY

    Now You Can Have your Game of Thrones Crypto Collectibles

    Now You Can Have your Game of Thrones Crypto Collectibles

    If you like Crypto and you are also a fan of the popular Tv Series Game of Thrones, then… What a time to be alive. A startup has created the first set of crypto collectibles inspired in the most viewed TV series of the year.

    YESTERDAY

    Cryptocurrency Kiosks Company BelcoBTM Integrates XRP Across 12 Stores in New Jersey

    Cryptocurrency Kiosks Company BelcoBTM Integrates XRP Across 12 Stores in New Jersey

    XRP is once again on hottest bulletins of adoption – one of the USA cryptocurrency kiosks company, BelcoBTM announces the support of XRP in its crypto ATMs installed across 12 stores in New Jersey.

    YESTERDAY

    Litecoin is Gearing Up for a 500% Price Increase?

    Litecoin is Gearing Up for a 500% Price Increase?

    In its latest report, Binance research tackles the upcoming Litecoin halving scheduled for August 6th, this year.

    YESTERDAY

    Cryptocurrency Bear Market Waning, Going Through Accumulation Phase, Says Report

    Cryptocurrency Bear Market Waning, Going Through Accumulation Phase, Says Report

    The cryptocurrency bear market is winding down and is in its final stage, the accumulation phase, according to a report from digital assets fund Adamant Capital published on April 18.

    20 APRIL 2019

    Clem Chambers: Bitcoin Winter Is Over And the Price is Going Up, Possibly to $10K This Year

    Clem Chambers: Bitcoin Winter Is Over And the Price is Going Up, Possibly to $10K This Year

    Crypto winter is over, and that’s according to Clem Chambers. While some analysts have recently expressed some bearish sentiments and have been expecting Bitcoin to drop down to $2,500, Chambers has been all bullish expecting the crypto to finally gain enough momentum to push through the $5k resistance and cruise upwards. Clem Chambers is the CEO of ADVFN, a popular website focused on stocks and investments.

    20 APRIL 2019

    Malware Crypto Ransoms Rose By Almost 90% in Q1: Report

    Malware Crypto Ransoms Rose By Almost 90% in Q1: Report

    The average cryptocurrency payout for ransomware attacks rose dramatically in the first quarter of 2019, according to a firm that helps victims pay ransoms.

    20 APRIL 2019

    Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Likely to Soon See Massive Volatility as Golden Cross Pattern Forms

    Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Likely to Soon See Massive Volatility as Golden Cross Pattern Forms

    After losing its major upwards momentum roughly ten days ago when Bitcoin failed to break above $5,400, BTC has been able to hold steady above $5,000 and has tepidly clawed its way upwards towards $5,300.

    20 APRIL 2019

    Chinese Company Lost $23 Million Allegedly Mining Cryptocurrency In Secret

    Chinese Company Lost $23 Million Allegedly Mining Cryptocurrency In Secret

    Huatie HengAn, a subsidiary of Huatie has been sold for $2 million. Reports indicate that the company’s value plunged by about 90 percent from an initial valuation of $25 million, all in the space of one year.

    20 APRIL 2019

    Overstock’s tZERO Token Market Misses Closing Date for $100 Million Raise

    Overstock’s tZERO Token Market Misses Closing Date for $100 Million Raise

    Overstock’s tZERO security token trading platform has once again failed to close on a capital injection by the targeted date.

    19 APRIL 2019

    The Reserve Bank of India’s Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Blockchain, Excludes Crypto

    The Reserve Bank of India’s Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Blockchain, Excludes Crypto

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the terms of its regulatory sandbox in report on April 18. Per the terms of the sandbox, various applications of blockchain technology can be tested, while cryptocurrency-related projects are clearly excluded.

    19 APRIL 2019

    Iota, IoT Firm Evrythng Partner to Increase Transparency for Consumer Goods Supply Chain

    Iota, IoT Firm Evrythng Partner to Increase Transparency for Consumer Goods Supply Chain

    Iota and internet of things (IoT) firm Evrythng announced a partnership to combine and apply their distributed ledger and IoT technologies to provide greater transparency for consumer goods supply chains. The news was revealed in a press release on April 17.

    19 APRIL 2019

    Anatoliy Wasserman explained what is wrong with cryptocurrencies

    Anatoliy Wasserman explained what is wrong with cryptocurrencies

    “Cryptocurrencies have a lot of problems, and at the moment they are only a means of exchange speculation.” believes Anatoly Wasserman, a journalist and economic analyst.

    19 APRIL 2019

    US Gov’t Blockchain Spending Expected to Increase 1,000% Between 2017-2022

    US Gov’t Blockchain Spending Expected to Increase 1,000% Between 2017-2022

    The United States federal government is expected to raise its blockchain spending to $123.5 million by 2022 — an over 1,000% increase as compared with the $10.7 million it spent in 2017. The forecast was made in a report from IDC Government Insights, published on April 18.

    19 APRIL 2019

    US SEC and FINRA to Discuss Digital Assets at Joint Broker-Dealer Meeting in June

    US SEC and FINRA to Discuss Digital Assets at Joint Broker-Dealer Meeting in June

    Two United States regulators, namely the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), will discuss cryptocurrency at a broker-dealer meeting on June 27. The SEC announced the opening of registration for the event on April 16 on its website.

    19 APRIL 2019

    Official Chinese Currency Renminbi to Become Cryptocurrency, Expert Says

    Official Chinese Currency Renminbi to Become Cryptocurrency, Expert Says

    Donald Tapscott, executive chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute, stated that the official Chinese currency, the renminbi (RMB), will become a cryptocurrency, in an interview with Bloomberg on April 17.

    19 APRIL 2019

    Binance quietly removed some Wall Street jargon from its token’s white paper

    Binance quietly removed some Wall Street jargon from its token’s white paper

    Unless you’ve had a very quiet week, you’re unlikely to have noticed a small yet significant change in Binance’s whitepaper.

    19 APRIL 2019

    French Gov’t Minister Open to Enabling Crypto Donations for Notre Dame

    French Gov’t Minister Open to Enabling Crypto Donations for Notre Dame

    France’s Minister of State for the Digital Sector, Cédric O, has said he is open to cooperating with cryptocurrency platforms to enable crypto donations for the reconstruction of the Notre Dame cathedral. The news was reported by Bloomberg on April 17.

    19 APRIL 2019

    ICE’s Bakkt Has Issues. A N.Y. Crypto License Might Fix Them

    ICE’s Bakkt Has Issues. A N.Y. Crypto License Might Fix Them

    Intercontinental Exchange Inc. has been facing resistance from federal regulators over a key part of its ambitious plan to bring Bitcoin to the masses.

    19 APRIL 2019

    Big corporates back crypto 'plumbing' despite currency caution

    Big corporates back crypto 'plumbing' despite currency caution

    Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they’re steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves.

    18 APRIL 2019

    Binance CFO: Big uptick in over-the-counter Bitcoin trading volume

    Binance CFO: Big uptick in over-the-counter Bitcoin trading volume

    The Bitcoin price pump has brought life back into the market, says a Binance executive.

    18 APRIL 2019

    Carrefour wants to track 20% of its products on the blockchain by 2020

    Carrefour wants to track 20% of its products on the blockchain by 2020

    Carrefour is betting big on distributed ledger tech. The french supermarket behemoth wants to track 20 percent of all of its in-house products on the blockchain by the end of 2019.

    18 APRIL 2019

    Binance wants crypto projects to migrate to its chain from Ethereum

    Binance wants crypto projects to migrate to its chain from Ethereum

    Binance’s quick rise has left other exchanges eating its dust, and now it is setting its sights on replacing one of the largest cryptocurrency networks.

    18 APRIL 2019

    Demand for Legal Experts With Blockchain Tech Knowledge is High, Report

    Demand for Legal Experts With Blockchain Tech Knowledge is High, Report

    Demand for legal experts with blockchain technology knowledge is high, according to Major, Lindsey & Africa managing director Brian Burlant, who recruits for law firms and in-house legal departments. The news was published by legal news and information site Law.com on April 17.

    18 APRIL 2019

    Winklevoss Capital, Charlie Shrem Settle $26 Million Bitcoin Lawsuit

    Winklevoss Capital, Charlie Shrem Settle $26 Million Bitcoin Lawsuit

    Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have settled their lawsuit against fellow early bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem, whom they previously claimed owed them $26 million worth of the cryptocurrency.

    18 APRIL 2019

    Big corporates back crypto 'plumbing' despite currency caution

    Big corporates back crypto 'plumbing' despite currency caution

    Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they’re steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves.

    18 APRIL 2019

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