Bitcoin Mining Fraud Lawsuit Moves Forward in New JerseyTechnology

Bitcoin Mining Fraud Lawsuit Moves Forward in New Jersey

A federal lawsuit filed by investors of a US-based bitcoin mining operation is moving ahead after months of little movement.…

Private Blockchains for Bitcoin MaximalistsTechnology

Private Blockchains for Bitcoin Maximalists

Martin Hagelstrom is a bitcoin enthusiast, project executive and consultant working on IT projects at IBM. In this opinion piece,…

Despite Reports, India’s Bitcoin Policy Hasn’t ChangedRegulation

Despite Reports, India’s Bitcoin Policy Hasn’t Changed

Media sources in India reported this week that the government had deemed bitcoin illegal, causing a stir that appeared to…

Arizona Governor Signs Blockchain Bill Into LawRegulation

Arizona Governor Signs Blockchain Bill Into Law

A bill in Arizona that recognizes blockchain signatures and smart contracts has officially become state law. The measure was first…

Arizona’s Blockchain Bill Passes Senate Leading the Way to Smart ContractsBusiness & Society

Arizona’s Blockchain Bill Passes Senate Leading the Way to Smart Contracts

The Senate of the state of Arizona has passed a bill relating to the blockchain that would give smart contracts…

Hong Kong Central Bank Unveils Blockchain PoC for Trade FinanceBusiness & Society

Hong Kong Central Bank Unveils Blockchain PoC for Trade Finance

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has today unveiled its proof-of-concept (PoC) blockchain platform for trade finance as the island…

Market Enabler? Exchanges See Blockchain as New Revenue PlayBusiness & Society

Market Enabler? Exchanges See Blockchain as New Revenue Play

While distributed ledgers were once considered a way for financial firms to upgrade back-office processes, some appear to be changing…

Litecoin Prices Jump 70% as Market Cap Adds Over $100 MillionTechnology

Litecoin Prices Jump 70% as Market Cap Adds Over $100 Million

Litecoin prices surged nearly 70% today, ending months of stagnant market activity. Prices for the alternative cryptocurrency rose to as…

Hong Kong’s Central Bank Partners on DLT Trade Finance TestTechnology

Hong Kong’s Central Bank Partners on DLT Trade Finance Test

A group of six banks and a global auditing firm have completed a new blockchain trade finance test focused on…

Digital Currency Exchange ShapeShift Raises $10.4 Million Series ABusiness & Society

Digital Currency Exchange ShapeShift Raises $10.4 Million Series A

Digital currency exchange startup ShapeShift has closed a $10.4m Series A. Led by Berlin-based Earlybird Venture Capital, the round included…