One of the video gamers involved in the theft revealed the hackers intimidated him to be a part of the thieving group by threatening to SWAT him — the act of making a hoax call to emergency services.
Recent research suggested that for many months now, bitcoin has met all the important criteria of financial maturity and it could be a better currency than might seem at first glance.
The announcement by US Marshals said the sealed bid auction will sell bitcoin — worth approximately $4.3 million in today's prices — that were forfeited in federal criminal, civil, and administrative cases.
Traders can use LINK, traded from Bitbox, for payments on LINE's decentralized application services on a number of online platforms.
The crypto compliance company, Chainalysis, will provide Binance access to Know Your Transaction compliance software that will enable the exchange to monitor crypto transactions in real time.
Apple co-founder Wozniak said this was the second time in 20 years he had said yes to an idea and that he believed in EQUI Global, an ethereum-based venture capital firm, of which he is a co-founder.
Gary Gensler, former chairman of Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said a market for cryptocurrencies would need more protection than commodities like oil, corn or weed.
The outgoing chairman of Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission said a total ban on cryptocurrency trading platforms was not necessarily the right approach.
Fidelity Digital Assets was launched after a survey found 70 percent of institutional investors said new asset classes would likely emerge because of advancing technologies, such as blockchain.
A teaser for the device released by the HTC team on Instagram suggested the phone may launch Oct. 22. It also gave a sneak peek into the new smartphone’s design.
The second-largest stock exchange in the world by total capitalization, Nasdaq is now interested in developing a platform for companies to stage security token offerings.
BK Global Consortium, a group led by plastic surgeon and startup investor Kim Byung-gun, became the largest shareholder of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb for $352 million.
A panel constituted by the Indian government's Ministry of Finance would likely soon recommend the country should launch a government-backed cryptocurrency.
This kind of volatility in the cryptocurrency market could indicate that more "seasoned investors" with wider portfolios were getting into cryptocurrencies, according to some experts.
The Financial Services Agency in Japan has not approved any virtual currency licenses since December, shortly before the Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck was hacked in January.
Compared to 2017, hacks at cryptocurrency exchanges in 2018 have risen by 250 percent and with three months still left in the year, have already crossed $900 million.
During an initial coin offering in February, an investor subscribed to buy 530 token of the ICO, but was instead sent 530 ethereum tokens instead by the cryptocurrency exchange.
The partnership between PricewaterhouseCoopers and Cred is aimed to build trust and establish standards in place to support the next 10 million users of cryptocurrency assets.
A report by the World Trade Organization said that Ripple, the remittance network, "has ambitions to circumvent the correspondent banking model through its distributed ledger platform."
The contribution by Yale University is considered significant the investment is headed by David F. Swensen, chief investment officer at the university and a pioneer in institutional investing.