Arrested Hacker Claims $30 Million Bitcoin Theft – But Offers Little Proof

Arrested Hacker Claims $30 Million Bitcoin Theft – But Offers Little Proof

Arrested for theft in Pennsylvania, a self-described computer hacker is claiming he stole $34 million in bitcoin, public records show.  According to a criminal complaint filed in an Eastern District of Pennsylvania… Read more »

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BIP 91 Locks In: What This Means for Bitcoin and Why It's Not Scaled Yet

BIP 91 Locks In: What This Means for Bitcoin and Why It's Not Scaled Yet

BIP 91 has officially locked in. At press time, bitcoin’s miners, the network of computer operators that secure the blockchain, have now been signaling that they will upgrade the code for… Read more »

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Garza Pleads Guilty: GAW Miners CEO Cops to $9 Million Fraud

Garza Pleads Guilty: GAW Miners CEO Cops to $9 Million Fraud

Controversial cryptocurrency executive Josh Garza has plead guilty to one count of wire fraud. As reported by CoinDesk earlier this week, Garza was rumored to have been preparing the plea, one… Read more »

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Bitcoin Price Surges to One-Month High as Tech Outlook Improves

Bitcoin Price Surges to One-Month High as Tech Outlook Improves

After dropping to a low of $1,836 this weekend, the bitcoin price is once again climbing back toward all-time highs. According to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index, the price of bitcoin rebounded to… Read more »

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Parity Wallet Hacker Cashes out $90,000 in Stolen Ether

Parity Wallet Hacker Cashes out $90,000 in Stolen Ether

Roughly $90,000 in stolen ether confiscated as a result of a bug in a popular ethereum wallet software service yesterday have been cashed out, blockchain data shows. As reported by CoinDesk, a total of… Read more »

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Ripple Reports Uptick in Investor XRP Interest as Sales Triple in Q2

Ripple Reports Uptick in Investor XRP Interest as Sales Triple in Q2

A new report from distributed ledger startup Ripple suggests institutional investors are increasingly interested in its native cryptocurrency, XRP. According to the San Francisco startup, its licensed subsidiary sold $31… Read more »

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Bitcoin Startups Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide

Bitcoin Startups Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide

With a major inflection point for bitcoin just days away, some users are beginning to wonder about the safety of their holdings on major exchanges. At issue is that several scaling proposals… Read more »

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What's an ICO? 'Big 4' Consulting Firms Are Getting the Question

What's an ICO? 'Big 4' Consulting Firms Are Getting the Question

Clients of the world’s four largest professional services firms are expanding their interest in the blockchain sector in line with its recent explosion of experimentation. According to representatives from Deloitte,… Read more »

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Non-Profits See Blockchain Vision, But Face Harsh Realities

Non-Profits See Blockchain Vision, But Face Harsh Realities

Although Wall Street pundits and big bank proofs-of-concept often steal the bulk of the attention, they’re not the only global groups with an interest in blockchain technology. In fact, behind the… Read more »

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'Bitcoin Sign Guy' Has a New Job, But He's Keeping His Identity Secret

'Bitcoin Sign Guy' Has a New Job, But He's Keeping His Identity Secret

It’s been a tumultuous week since the man known as “Bitcoin Sign Guy” held up a pad of paper emblazoned with the words “Buy Bitcoin” during a congressional address by… Read more »

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