Altcoins / 6:06 am

Bitcoin [BTC], Monero [XMR], Ethereum [ETH] worth $8 million confiscated by US; Darknet vendor commits suicide

In a recent report, U.S District Court of Eastern California’s Fresno courthouse had recently wrapped up a criminal case. The federal courthouse had charged Alexandre Cazes from AlphaBay with money laundering, drug trafficking, and conspiracy on the darknet marketplace. AlphaBay is a hidden website which serves as a marketplace for illegal goods, users all around the world could purchase malware, […]

Cryptocurrency / 5:05 am

Ecash’s Creator Is Back – And He Thinks He’s Built the Fastest Cryptocurrency

One of the founders of the cypherpunk movement has just revealed new technology that he believes will revolutionize cryptocurrency from this moment on. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the grey-haired, digital money pioneer David Chaum is launching a new cryptocurrency Elixxir via his startup. And his goals are bold. By using cryptographic techniques he invented decades […]

Bitcoin Cash / 4:03 am

Coingeek says over 200 Bitcoin Cash [BCH] miners pre-registered ahead of SVPool launch

On 19th September, Calvin Ayre, the Founder of Ayre Group and Calvin Ayre Foundation, announced on Twitter that over 200 Bitcoin Cash [BCH] miners have pre-registered themselves to join the SVPool, ahead of its launch this month. CoinGeek explained on its official website that SVPool will represent the “original Satoshi Nakamoto vision” through the Bitcoin SV implementation of […]

Cryptocurrency / 2:57 am

Crypto Exchange Zaif Hacked In $60 Million, 6,000 Bitcoin Theft

Yet another Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked with a loss of total 6.7 billion yen, or $60 million worth of cryptocurrency, including 6,000 bitcoin. The exchange, called Zaif, operated by Tech Bureau and a licensed exchange in Japan, said on Thursday that the exchange first noticed unusual funds outflow on the platform around 17:00 […]

Brian Brooks / 12:54 am

Coinbase Hires Fannie Mae Executive as Chief Legal Officer

Crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a new chief legal officer in its ongoing push to grow its leadership team. Brian Brooks, a former executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Fannie Mae, will now serve as the top attorney at the exchange, where he will help interact with regulators and oversee other issues. […]

attorney general / 11:51 pm

New York Attorney General issues strict warning against law breakers

The recent report released by the New York Office of the Attorney General [OAG] stipulated directives that cryptocurrency exchanges need to follow to come under the legal norms. The OAG put its foot down on the policies followed by these exchanges to “define, detect, prevent, or penalize suspicious trading activity or market manipulation.” According to […]

Bitcoin / 10:49 pm

Bitcoin’s Price Swings to Nearly $6,500 in Volatile Trading Hour

Bitcoin’s volatility was on full display on Wednesday when its price fell from $6,300 to $6,100 before shooting up to $6,500 – all within an hour’s time. As of press time, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization was trading at $6,422, up 5 percent from the day’s low of $6,117. The market did not waste […]

Cody Wilson / 8:40 pm

3D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault

Cody Wilson, founder of the 3-D printed gun company Defense Distributed and cryptocurrency advocate, has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor. According to an affidavit obtained by CoinDesk, Wilson was accused of assault against an unnamed minor he allegedly met through an online dating site. Wilson, who has butted heads with the U.S. government […]

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