Hong Kong graphics card producer Sapphire Technology is launching a new line of miners targeting the privacy-focused “grin” cryptocurrency.
Sapphire announced the launch of its RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain Gra […]
Blockchain technology firm Bitfury is looking to reinforce its software unit with two executive-level hires.
Announced today, Marina Khaustova, former chief marketing officer and co-founder of Element Capital G […]
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is providing the trade-matching technology for an upcoming cryptocurrency exchange in Hong Kong.
The LSE Group announced Tuesday that its Millennium Exchange matching engine has […]
Scott Grayson, former chief sales officer at R3, has joined the blockchain services firm AlphaPoint as a senior vice president for institutional sales.
Grayson will be working with large institutions like banks, […]
Dutch banking and financial services group ING has inked a five-year licensing deal with blockchain consortium startup R3 for use of its Corda Enterprise platform.
R3 announced Tuesday that the deal will provide […]
Overstock has promoted Joel Weight to chief operating officer (COO) of Medici Ventures, the company’s blockchain venture fund.
Weight was previously Medici’s chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, he […]
Coleman Maher is the head of partnerships at Origin Protocol, a blockchain platform for peer-to-peer marketplaces. You can follow him on Twitter @colemansmaher.
Two popular refrains by crypto commentators in 2018 […]
Crypto trading startup ErisX is expanding its board of directors as it prepares to launch spot and derivatives markets for digital assets, including bitcoin and eventually ethereum.
The company announced Thursday […]
Blockspring, a startup that makes tools for collecting and managing data from APIs, has been acquired by Coinbase.
“Joining Coinbase was a no-brainer for a number [of] reasons including its commitment to es […]
Star Xu, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin, may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO for his firm by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.
On Jan. 10, Xu (under his real name Xu […]
QuadrigaCX customers are complaining they still can’t get their money out more than a month after the cryptocurrency exchange won a court dispute that had held up $19 million of funds.
While that would be w […]
Crypto exchanges and wallet providers would have to register with regulators under rules proposed by South Africa’s central bank.
In a consultation paper published Wednesday, the South African Reserve Bank ( […]
U.S.-based crypto payments processor BitPay says it processed over $1 billion-worth of transactions last year.
Announcing the news on Wednesday, the firm said this is the second consecutive time it’s reached t […]
Developers behind the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Beam have revealed that the “critical” bug discovered in their wallet software last week could have put user funds directly at risk.
As stated in a Medium post […]
Nikolai wrote a new post, U.S. Representative Tom Emmer wants to boost crypto companies 1 week ago
U.S. Representative Tom Emmer wants to boost crypto companies which may be impacted by state-level money transmission laws with a bill aimed at creating exceptions for firms which do not store any coins.
WordPress is launching a new publishing platform backed by Google, ethereum development studio ConsenSys and more, and notably blockchain tools will be built in.
Announced Monday, the new product – Newspack – […]
Nikolai wrote a new post, Bitwage Now Lets Firms Pay Salaried Staff in Crypto 1 week ago
Bitwage is partnering with a payroll company to give more firms the ability to pay their workers in cryptocurrency.
Bitwage CEO Jonathan Chester says the partnership will let more U.S. employers fund payroll, […]
Nikolai wrote a new post, New Zealand Police Keeping ‘Open Mind’ on Cryptopia Hack 1 week ago
UPDATE (Jan. 16, 2019, 15:50 UTC): Ethereum network data indicates that some of the funds from the hack were sent to Binance.
Changpeng Zhao, the exchange’s founder and CEO, said on Twitter that the company wa […]
Nikolai wrote a new post, Genesis, BitGo Team Up to Ease Crypto Trading for Institutions 1 week ago
Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo and over-the-counter (OTC) specialist Genesis Global Trading have teamed up on a service designed to make Wall Street feel more comfortable dipping a toe in the market.
Belarus-based blockchain startup Currency.com has launched a trading platform for tokenized securities.
The firm announced Tuesday that the platform would allow investors to directly trade and invest in financial […]
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