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R3's Hearn and Brown Say Enterprise Blockchain's Day of Reckoning Is Here

R3's Hearn and Brown Say Enterprise Blockchain's Day of Reckoning Is Here

This space ain’t big enough for all of us. That about sums up the way R3’s technical chiefs, CTO Richard Gendal Brown and lead platform engineer Mike Hearn, view the… Read more »

Commodity Traders, Major Banks Back New Blockchain Platform

Commodity Traders, Major Banks Back New Blockchain Platform

A group of commodity traders and financial institutions have unveiled a new blockchain venture. The banks involved in the new platform, dubbed Komgo SA, include ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Citi, Crédit Agricole,… Read more »

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

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… Read more »

Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report

Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report

Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks, extortion and mining malware in a new report. According to the EU-focused law-enforcement organization’s “Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2018”… Read more »

Bitcoin Core Developers Move to Fix Denial-of-Service Software Bug

Bitcoin Core Developers Move to Fix Denial-of-Service Software Bug

An abnormally severe bug was discovered in bitcoin’s software, prompting developers to put together and release a fix on Tuesday. Fixed and revealed to the wider public by way of… Read more »

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

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,… Read more »

Coinbase Hires Fannie Mae Executive as Chief Legal Officer

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… Read more »

Binance Reveals Plan to Launch Crypto Exchanges on Almost Every Continent

Binance Reveals Plan to Launch Crypto Exchanges on Almost Every Continent

One of the world’s largest crypto exchanges by trading volume wants to set up fiat-to-crypto trading platforms on almost every continent. Binance founder and CEO Zhao Changpeng closed out the… Read more »

Texas Securities Watchdog Takes Action Against 3 Alleged Crypto Frauds

Texas Securities Watchdog Takes Action Against 3 Alleged Crypto Frauds

The Texas State Securities Board has taken emergency action against three crypto investment schemes it alleges are attempting to defraud local investors. According to a news release published Tuesday, the… Read more »

US Banking Giant PNC Becomes Latest to Adopt Ripple's xCurrent

US Banking Giant PNC Becomes Latest to Adopt Ripple's xCurrent

American banking giant PNC has joined the growing number of financial institutions using payments products from blockchain startup Ripple. The bank’s Treasury Management division will begin accepting cross-border transactions using… Read more »

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