Asia-Pacific / 6:59 am

Police Arrest Hackers Alleged in $87 Million Crypto Theft

Chinese police from multiple cities have arrested three individuals who allegedly stole bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies worth around $87 million. Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday that the three were busted on Aug. 15 in Hunan, Changchun provinces, and the capital city Beijing, respectively, after a months-long investigation launched by the police. According to […]

Business News / 4:57 am

What It’s Like to Be a Woman In China’s Get-Rich-Quick Crypto Culture

Sa Wang has co-founded several successful companies in the tech and blockchain space, first at popular Chinese self-service kiosk startup Dora, and now at top 50 crypto project and blockchain protocol IOST. We hear a lot about women (or the lack thereof) in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Confirming what many of us already suspected, […]

Cryptocurrency / 3:54 am

UPS Eyes Blockchain in Bid to Track Global Shipping Data

Shipping giant UPS has filed for a new patent that uses blockchain as part of a distributed system for sending packages worldwide. The patent application, published on Aug. 16 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), further reveals the company’s interest in using blockchain to re-envision how shipments move around the world. Entitled “Autonomous […]

Bitcoin / 5:30 pm

How this Indian government employee made over $150K from $7000 investment

The human interest stories related to cryptocurrencies and their meteoric rise have faded over time. This is a story of “stupidity”, love and money, a story that has been hidden for many months, fearing the government’s wrath, especially after India’s stance against cryptocurrencies. During early February, AMBCrypto had written an article trying to investigate the […]

Crypto 101 / 1:19 pm

Crypto Trading 101: An Introduction to Support and Resistance

New to crypto trading? Read CoinDesk’s full set of guides. Are you a crypto trader struggling to find a footing in a volatile crypto market? If yes, then the first thing you need to master is the art of identifying support and resistance levels. Imagine bouncing a ball inside your house. There are two barriers […]

Cryptocurrency / 12:16 pm

The Latest Emerging Tech Breakthroughs to Be Showcased at Connected World 2018

Connected World Summit 2018 – formally Smart Summit – returns to Printworks, London on the 25th & 26th of September to once again showcase the most cutting-edge innovations in some of the most exciting and fastest-growing emerging tech sectors. Widely celebrated as Europe’s premier festival of connectivity, the event boasts industry-leading summits covering Connected Cities, […]

Brexit / 11:15 am

As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

From longer approval processes to the threat they might lose access to the European market, it’s safe to say U.K. blockchain startups are looking for contingency plans. A quick recap: in 2016, the U.K. held a referendum on whether to stay in the European Union (E.U.), with a majority of voters opting to leave the […]

Cryptocurrency / 9:10 am

XRP and TrueUSD [TUSD] added to Exodus, welcomes version 1.58.0

On 17th August, Exodus, a trading platform, announced on Twitter that XRP and TrueUSD [TUSD] are available for trading on the platform. The announcement comes after repeated requests from users who have wanted XRP to be listed on the exchange for a while now. The development team also announced the release of Exodus version 1.58.0. Exodus’ […]

ADA / 7:05 am

Casper Versus Ouroboros : Hoskinson’s latest revelation

On August 18th, the Co-Founder of IOHK and the Creator of Cardano protocol, Charles Hoskinson posted a link to his latest response to Ethereum’s Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin’s rebuttal. The altercation has been ongoing for almost a month now after Vitalik posted on Ethereum’s subreddit questioning the competency of Cardano’s Ouroboros protocol. Hoskinson’s latest rebuttal | Source: […]

Altcoins / 6:02 am

Monero [XMR]’s hashrate witnesses a massive breakdown

According to Bitinfocharts, Monero [XMR], one of the top cryptocurrency in the market and popularly known as a privacy coin, has witnessed a significant decrease in hashrate ever since the hard fork. This has led to the whole Monero community rejoicing about the drop and an enthusiast claims that “Monero has won its first battle […]

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