Early Investors in Telegram Crypto See 400% Returns – But Buyers Risk It All

Telegram forbade investors from selling their gram tokens before launch. Yet the secondary market for grams is lively – and rife with risk.

Business  ·  19 August 2019

From Law to Lawlessness: Bits of the Untold QuadrigaCX Story

QuadrigaCX was once a well-run exchange but changed course overnight, writes a lawyer who represented the firm early on.

Business  ·  26 March 2019

Bakkt Makes Initial Hiring Push for Bitcoin Futures Exchange

The hotly anticipated bitcoin futures platform plans to hire at least eight individuals in areas from sales to tech to finance.

Business  ·  22 January 2019

Vermont Governor Signs Bill Clearing Way for Blockchain Companies

Vermont's governor has signed a bill allowing for the creation of so-called "blockchain-based limited liability corporations," public records show.

Markets  ·  31 May 2018

Bitcoin Miner BTCS Raises $1 Million in New Funding

Publicly traded bitcoin miner BTCS, formerly known as Bitcoin Shop, has raised $1m in new funding, public records show.

Business  ·  1 June 2017

Norway’s Internet-Only Skandiabanken Launches Coinbase Integration

An internet-only bank based in Norway has integrated with digital currency exchange startup Coinbase.

Business  ·  15 May 2017

Crédit Agricole Subsidiary Joins Blockchain Post-Trade Pilot

The asset servicer for Crédit Agricole has joined an ongoing blockchain pilot focused on post-trade services for small businesses.

Business  ·  5 May 2017

Craig Wright’s New Company is Building a Bitcoin Core Competitor

A secretive startup called nChain is gearing up to launch an alternative implementation of the bitcoin software for use by developers.

Business  ·  2 May 2017

Oracle Plans Blockchain ‘Pipelines’ to Boost Employee Efficiency

A new patent application from Oracle suggests the database software giant is looking to blockchain for improved workflows.

Business  ·  2 May 2017

21 Inc Opens Bitcoin Email Service to General Public

Bitcoin startup 21 Inc is opening its '21 Lists' paid email product up to the wider public today.

Business  ·  1 May 2017

R3 Blasts JP Morgan Consortium Exit as ‘At Odds’ With Global Banks

JP Morgan is out at the global banking consortium R3 – and the group had some choice words to describe its departure.

Business  ·  27 April 2017

Blockchain Lets This Startup Trade Gold That’s Still in the Ground

Orebits, in partnership with Symbiont, has launched 'smart certificates' that can be traded and exchanged for unmined gold reserves.

Business  ·  27 April 2017

Internet Giant Tencent is Building a Blockchain Platform

Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent is launching a new suite of blockchain services, detailing the plans in a new white paper.

Business  ·  25 April 2017

Inside the JBI: China’s Massive New Blockchain Research Effort

China's Jiangsu province has launched a new state-owned entity aimed at providing blockchain market research.

Business  ·  25 April 2017

Coinbase is Planning to Launch an Ethereum Messaging App

Bitcoin exchange and wallet startup Coinbase has revealed a new ethereum messaging product currently in testing.

Business  ·  20 April 2017