Florida Files Appeal After Charges Against Bitcoin Seller Dismissed

The state of Florida has appealed a recent court decision that saw a judge rule bitcoin isn’t money.

Unknown Bidder Buys $1.6 Million in Bitcoin at US Government Auction

A winning bidder has claimed 2,700 BTC (worth $1.58m) at an auction held by the US Marshals Service (USMS).

One Month After Ethereum Hard Fork, Millions in DAO Funds Unclaimed

It’s been a month since the ethereum hard fork moved $150m worth of DAO ether into a withdraw-only account. Today, $25m is still unclaimed.

Sberbank Considers Russian Blockchain Consortium

One of Russia’s largest banks is in discussions to join a domestic bank consortium that would study blockchain technology.

Japanese Firms Test Blockchain for E-Check Management

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and tech giant Hitachi are working on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed at digitizing checks.

Ransomware May Threaten the Future of Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has jumped in price again. Following a near two-week excursion down south, bitcoin has hit a detour and is now hovering at $581 as of press time. That’s a near $10 rise since our previous price piece. However, the price is still down overall. Although many factors may be contributing to bitcoin’s slight slump, many […]

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Bitfinex to Offer Company Equity to Reimburse Customer Losses

Bitfinex customers may soon have a way to convert the digital assets they were issued following the exchange’s hack earlier this month.

Bitfinex to Offer Company Equity to Reimburse Customer Losses

Bitfinex customers may soon have a way to convert the digital assets they were issued following the exchange’s hack earlier this month.

UK Blockchain Projects Near Regulatory Approval

UK regulators are reportedly moving forward with efforts that would find blockchain firms exiting a FinTech sandbox program.

A ‘Brave’ New Benchmark: Putting the Browser’s Hype to the Test

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We previously tested a very early build of Brave to see what kind of performance the new browser was packing. The thing is, that build wasn’t feature-complete or optimized for release. Now that it’s out in the wild (users are still waiting on the promised Bitcoin-centric features mind you) with all of its bells and […]

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