Suspected Electricity Thief Arrested After Mining $3 Million in Bitcoin, Ether

Suspected Electricity Thief Arrested After Mining $3 Million in Bitcoin, Ether

A man in Taiwan has been arrested over claims he mined millions of dollars’-worth of cryptos using stolen power. According to a report from EBC Dongsen News on... Details
Hong Kong Bitcoin Millionaire Arrested after Throwing Cash off Apartment Building

Hong Kong Bitcoin Millionaire Arrested after Throwing Cash off Apartment Building

According to a report by the South China Morning Post, a 24-year-old man is said to have tossed bank notes from the top of a skyscraper... Details
Reports Claim Investors Lost Homes as Bitcoin Crashed, Isn’t the Stock Market the Same?

Reports Claim Investors Lost Homes as Bitcoin Crashed, Isn’t the Stock Market the Same?

Sky News, a British TV station and mainstream media outlet, reported that investors lost homes as the Bitcoin price crashed. But, the same argument can... Details
Disgraced Bitcoin Exchange CEO Mark Karpeles Maintains Innocence in Mt. Gox Embezzlement Trial

Disgraced Bitcoin Exchange CEO Mark Karpeles Maintains Innocence in Mt. Gox Embezzlement Trial

The former CEO of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox has maintained his innocence during the closing arguments of his trial, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported. The France-born Mark Karpeles is... Details
Ethereum Co-Founder Calls ‘the Cryptobottom of 2018’

Ethereum Co-Founder Calls ‘the Cryptobottom of 2018’

Joseph Lubin, co-founder of major cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH), declared that he is “calling the cryptobottom of 2018” in a tweet Dec. 21. According to Lubin, the crypto market’s bottom... Details
Bitcoin Above $4,000 Again as Top Cryptocurrencies See Gains Across the Board

Bitcoin Above $4,000 Again as Top Cryptocurrencies See Gains Across the Board

Sunday, Dec. 23 — all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing moderate gains, with Bitcoin’s (BTC) price going above $4,000 again, according to CoinMarketCap data. Market... Details
Israel’s Central Bank Issues Request for Information on DLT

Israel’s Central Bank Issues Request for Information on DLT

A team that includes representatives from the Bank of Israel has issued a formal request for information about Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), published on its website Dec. 18. The... Details
Chinese Fintech Incubation Zone Officially Begins Operations in Guangdong Province

Chinese Fintech Incubation Zone Officially Begins Operations in Guangdong Province

The Chinese fintech incubation zone located in the Guangdong province has officially started its operations, Chinese news outlet Chinese Software Developer Network (CSDN) reports Dec. 21. According to... Details
US Telecoms Giant Comcast to Make Blockchain Software Available in 2019

US Telecoms Giant Comcast to Make Blockchain Software Available in 2019

American global telecommunications conglomerate Comcast aims to make its blockchain initiative Blockgraph commercially available in 2019, according to a press release published Dec. 21. “Comcast is currently working with NBCUniversal... Details
US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Impose Sanctions on Iranian National Cryptocurrency

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Impose Sanctions on Iranian National Cryptocurrency

United States lawmakers have introduced a bill to levy further sanctions on Iranian financial institutions and the development and use of the national digital currency. HR 7321 was introduced... Details