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What It's Like to Be a Woman In China's Get-Rich-Quick Crypto Culture

2018-08-20
My experience as a Chinese woman in crypto has taught me that we need to be twice as strong and grounded to compete with our male counterparts.

UPS Eyes Blockchain in Bid to Track Global Shipping Data

2018-08-20
Shipping giant UPS has filed for a new patent that uses blockchain as part of a distributed system for sending packages worldwide.

Non-Believable Tokens: The 7 Strangest Crypto Collectibles Explained

2018-08-18
It started with CryptoKitties, but it keeps getting weirder. CoinDesk takes you on a wild ride through the world of non-fungible tokens.

Crypto Trading 101: An Introduction to Support and Resistance

2018-08-19
Support and resistance levels help identify areas of supply and demand, and are an important aspect of price charts for traders to understand.

As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

2018-08-19
The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.

Artist Ai Weiwei Uses Ethereum to Make Art About 'Value'

2018-08-17
Ai Weiwei and Kevin Abosch is looking to blockchain to start a conversation on the value of human life.

Bitcoin's Lightning Network Is Getting Its Own Hacker Camp

2018-08-20
Chaincode is launching a new "residency" in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps

US Border Officials to Test Blockchain for Certificate Tracking

2018-08-17
CBP plans to trial blockchain technology to verify North American Free Trade Agreement and Central American Free Trade Agreement certificates.

Pornhub Subsidiary to Reward Viewers With Crypto Tokens

2018-08-17
Tube8 has partnered up with with the Vice Industry Token (VIT) to pay viewers for interacting with its services.

Losing the Lambos: It's Time to Get Serious About Crypto's Big Questions

2018-08-20
The crypto community should use this moment to forget about price fluctuations and engage the world in a discussion about blockchain tech's potential.

Can Security Tokens Save Crypto From the Bear Market Blues?

2018-08-18
A conference this week in Canada saw discussion of how securities tokens might offer a path for blockchain products to reach consumers.

Police Arrest Hackers Suspected of Stealing $87 Million in Crypto

2018-08-20
Chinese police have arrested three individuals who allegedly stole bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies worth around 600 million yuan, or $87 million.

21-Year-Old Trader Prosecuted Over Bitcoin Money Laundering

2018-08-20
A cryptocurrency dealer is being prosecuted in the U.S. for allegedly committing 30 counts of money laundering involving bitcoin.

SBI Holdings Again Invests in Crypto Exchange Under Scrutiny

2018-08-20
SBI Holdings is making a new round of investment in a cryptocurrency exchange that's under increased scrutiny from the country's financial regulator.

District Judge Forms Blockchain Law Study Group in South Korea

2018-08-20
A group of judges, lawmakers and industry experts in South Korea are forming a new law society to discuss legal issues surrounding blockchain.

Bitcoin Awaits Decisive Move as Price Range Tightens

2018-08-20
Bitcoin's corrective rally from the recent low of $5,859 would resume on bull pennant breakout.

Blockchain Firm to Raise $24 Billion for Electric Bus Upgrades in China

2018-08-20
A blockchain and AI technology firm has scored a major deal to help provide the financing as China upgrades its buses to run on electricity.

SEC Faces Thursday Deadline for ProShares Bitcoin ETF Decision

2018-08-20
The SEC will approve or disapprove a rule change proposal to list the ProShares Bitcoin ETFs sometime this week.

Blockchain Enters 'Trough of Disillusionment' on Gartner's Hype Scale

2018-08-20
Interest in blockchain technology is waning, research firm Gartner said in its latest "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies" report.

Bakkt CEO: Crypto Trading Platform Won't Support Margin Trading

2018-08-20
Two weeks after ICE introduced Bakkt, a new digital assets platform, the latter's CEO has set out to explain what the service will offer consumers.