South Korea's Largest Venture Firm Backs First Blockchain Startup

Korea Investment Partners (KIP), the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, is investing in its first blockchain startup. Announced Tuesday, KIP is investing an undisclosed amount of money into...
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France Accuses Intelligence Agent of Selling State Secrets for Bitcoin

A French security official was arrested last week on charges of selling state secrets on the dark web and accepting bitcoin in return, local media sources reported Friday. An unnamed...
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IOTA Ends September With Steepest Decline Among Top Crypto Assets



Down 23.21 percent, MIOTA, the cryptocurrency that powers the IOTA software, has officially ended September's trading period as the biggest loser among the largest 25 crypto assets by market capitalization....
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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Calls Money Laundering Claims 'Deceptive'

ShapeShift has issued a stinging rebuke of a Wall Street Journal investigative article that claimed the crypto exchange was used by criminals to launder money. In a blog post published...
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Ripple Event Reveal: 3 Companies Are Now Using XRP for Real Payments

After a series of highly-publicized pilots, three companies are now making commercial use of Ripple's xRapid product. XRapid employs the digital asset XRP, using it as a "bridge currency" in...
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Bill Clinton: Over-Regulation Could Kill Blockchain's 'Golden Goose'

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton took the stage at a cryptocurrency industry conference Monday to offer words of warning to lawmakers seeking to regulate what he characterized as a promising...
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Bitcoin Price Ends September At Lowest Volatility in 15 Months



Bitcoin traded in a range of just under $1,500 over the course of the month of September, its narrowest monthly trading range since July 2017, data reveals. At close of...
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Two of Blockchain's Biggest Consortiums Just Joined Forces

Seismic shifts are happening in the world of enterprise blockchain. Announced Monday, the Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to...
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Kill Switch Engage: Sia Cryptocurrency to Block Bitmain and Other Big Miners

After nearly a year of acrimonious debate, the Sia blockchain is moving to give big mining companies the boot. David Vorick, founder and CEO of Nebulous – the for-profit company...
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Ethereum Startup Parity Adds Casper Code to Custom Blockchain Toolbox

Parity Technologies has added an early version of ethereum's hotly anticipated Casper code change to its blockchain development platform, Substrate. Released on GitHub yesterday, the code more specifically contains a mechanism to...
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ConsenSys Invests $6.5 Million in Former R3 Exec's Blockchain Startup

Ethereum development studio ConsenSys has invested $6.5 million in a blockchain startup founded by a former R3 executive. DrumG Technologies, formed by Tim Grant, R3's former head of business development, is...
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Most ICOs Didn't Take Funding Hit Despite Ether Price Decline: Research


Despite the big drops in cryptocurrency prices since late last year, ICO projects haven't lost money on average, according to new research from BitMEX. The research team from the cryptocurrency...
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Malta's Prime Minister Hails Crypto as 'Future of Money' in UN Speech

Malta's prime minister, Joseph Muscat, has used his platform at the U.N. to speak out on the potential of blockchain and cryptocurrency, calling them an "inevitable" part of a digital future....
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Sign Emerges That Falling Bitcoin Price Just Might Have a Floor



Bitcoin (BTC) seems to have built a base around a key moving average in the last four months, although, so far, it has not been able to produce a definitive...
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Opera Browser Operator to Explore New Applications of Blockchain

Opera, provider of a popular web browser, is partnering with with blockchain advisory and financial services firm Ledger Capital to further explore blockchain technology. According to a press release , the...
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A Bitcoin Mining Moratorium Was Just Avoided in Montana

Public officials in Missoula County, located in the U.S. state of Montana, have decided to look into new regulations around cryptocurrency mining rather than seek to ban the activity entirely....
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Up 80%: XRP's September Wasn't Just Bullish, It Was Record-Setting



XRP sprang back to life in September despite a relatively bearish broader market. Over the course of the 30-day period, the price of the world's largest cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), dipped...
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Blockchains Don't Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly...
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Bitcoin Price Prints Second Straight Monthly Loss in September


Bitcoin (BTC) is reporting losses for a second straight month, but there are hints of a bullish breakout ahead in the fourth quarter. At press time, the leading cryptocurrency is...
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This Meme Marketplace Uses Dummy Tokens to Draw Users in a Bear Market

Memes are a pretty important part of the crypto ecosystem – how else would crypto visionaries display their wit and sometimes passive aggressivity? It's no wonder then that District0x's Meme...
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