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Sorry, I Turned Off My Bitcoin Faucet (Because Money)

Sorry, I Turned Off My Bitcoin Faucet (Because Money)

Ofir Beigel is the general manager of 99 Bitcoins, an informational site for newcomers to the space. In November 2015, I started operating 99Bitcoins’ faucet. Almost three years later, on… Read more »

North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. According to an article published Friday by The Next… Read more »

What China's Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto

What China's Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto

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,… Read more »

Bitcoin's White Paper Gave Us Liberty – Let's Not Give It Back

Bitcoin's White Paper Gave Us Liberty – Let's Not Give It Back

One of bitcoin’s earliest entrepreneurs, Charlie Shrem is the former founder of BitInstant and co-founder of cryptocurrency intelligence service CryptoIQ. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at… Read more »

Tether Floods Into Kraken Exchange, Where Crypto Traders Can Get Dollars

Tether Floods Into Kraken Exchange, Where Crypto Traders Can Get Dollars

Tether (USDT) tokens are flooding into a wallet address controlled by the Kraken exchange, one of the few places where the troubled stablecoin can be converted into U.S. dollars. The exchange’s… Read more »

Ethereum's Constantinople Hard Fork Is Being Delayed Until 2019

Ethereum's Constantinople Hard Fork Is Being Delayed Until 2019

Ethereum upgrade Constantinople will be postponed until early 2019, developers confirmed in a meeting Friday. Initially targeted to activate in November this year, developers opted to postpone the hard fork… Read more »

Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo Crypto

Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo Crypto

CoinDesk asked cypherpunk legend Timothy May, author of the “Crypto Anarchist Manifesto,” to write his thoughts on the bitcoin white paper on its 10th anniversary. What he sent back was… Read more »

Global AML Watchdog to Release Crypto Regulations By Next June

Global AML Watchdog to Release Crypto Regulations By Next June

A global money-laundering watchdog has said it will begin publishing rules for international cryptocurrency regulation by next summer. According to a Reuters report Friday, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – the France-based… Read more »

Sia Network Releases Hard Fork Code to Block Crypto Mining Giants

Sia Network Releases Hard Fork Code to Block Crypto Mining Giants

The sia blockchain network has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork that will block miners using hardware produced by Bitmain and other major manufacturers. David Vorick, founder and… Read more »

North Korean Hacking Group Lazerus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

North Korean Hacking Group Lazerus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. According to an article published Friday by The Next… Read more »

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