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Crypto Tribalism Is Holding Back Blockchain

2018-05-21
A more united front among all who believe in blockchain tech's sweeping potential could help ensure a more constructive legal environment.

At Ripple's Snoop Dogg Party, A Search for XRP

2018-05-19
So what we get drunk? So what we smoke weed? We're just having fun, something something XRP.

Bitcoin Cash Fork Leaves Users Behind, But Does It Matter?

2018-05-19
Bitcoin cash recently hard forked and a little less than 20 percent of nodes didn't upgrade. The industry argues over whether that matters or not.

Move 'Em Out: ICOs Don't Seem So Scary Outside the US

2018-05-20
A popular event forged during the token boom of 2017 saw discussion about the changing regulatory environment that has resulted.

Initial Coin Offerings Are Setting Capital Free. That's Huge

2018-05-22
ICOs offer a more direct route for both tapping and deploying funds, for matching founders with investors. That turns out to be quite revolutionary.

3 Ways Blockchain Is Already Delivering on the Hype

2018-05-21
The new digital gold standard? Well, of course. That goes without saying!

Blockchain's Killer App? Making Trade Wars Obsolete

2018-05-21
A confluence of technologies is poised to dramatically reshape manufacturing and, in the process, render obsolete the international trade regime.

China's IT Ministry: 2017 Saw 'Exponential' Blockchain Growth

2018-05-21
Forty percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new report published by China's IT Ministry

Colorado's Politicians Could Soon Accept Crypto Contributions

2018-05-21
Colorado's Secretary of State has proposed allowing political committees to accept contributions in cryptocurrency.

Former OKEx Chief Joins Rival Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi

2018-05-21
The former chief executive of Hong Kong-based crypto exchange OKEx has said he is joining rival platform Huobi just a week after his resignation.

Back Above $8,500: Does Bitcoin's Rally Have Legs?

2018-05-21
Bitcoin has bounced back above $8,500, but the rally is not backed by decent trading volumes, the technical charts indicate.

Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Files for Hong Kong IPO

2018-05-21
China-based Canaan Creative, one of the largest bitcoin mining hardware makers, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.

A New Startup Has Zooko and Naval Betting on Better Crypto Contracts

2018-05-21
A group of old-school security researchers have raised funds to build a better smart contracting language.

Bitcoin Took a Hit Last Week But These Cryptos Fared Worse

2018-05-21
Bitcoin fell to one-month lows below $8,000 last week, but the lesser-known zilliqa token topped the list of losers.

Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Retail Product Resales

2018-05-21
A newly-released Walmart patent application outlines a digital resale marketplace placed on a blockchain.

Australians Lost Over $2 Million to Crypto Scams Last Year

2018-05-21
A report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission indicates that Australians lost millions of dollars to crypto-related scams in 2017.

Ohio Could Become Next US State to Legally Recognize Blockchain Data

2018-05-22
A bill proposed by an Ohio Senator would let the state legally recognize blockchain records and smart contracts.

US, Canadian Regulators Launch Dozens of Crypto Scam Probes

2018-05-21
An "international crackdown" on cryptocurrency scams was launched Monday by a group of securities regulators.

Bitcoin Brokerage Denies Tezos ICO Involvement in Court Filing

2018-05-22
Bitcoin Suisse AG, a cryptocurrency brokerage listed as a defendant in a lawsuit against Tezos, has filed a motion to dismiss the case against it.

A Bank In Argentina Is Now Using Bitcoin for Cross-Border Payments

2018-05-22
Cryptocurrency trading startup Bitex has trialed a cross-border payments system using bitcoin with an Argentinian bank.