Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Gov’t-Owned Holding Company Subsidiary Invests in Binance’s Singapore Expansion

Vertex Ventures has announced an investment in the largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance to facilitate its expansion into Singapore, according to a press release shared...

Binance Scores Funding From Venture Arm of Singapore's Sovereign Fund

Singapore's sovereign wealth fund is investing in the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by way of its venture wing. Vertex Ventures, the venture capital arm of...

Police Filings Mount as Crypto Investors Demand Funds from WEX Exchange

Users of the long-troubled cryptocurrency exchange WEX have begun filing police reports after more than three months of being unable to withdraw major cryptocurrencies...

Bitmain's Latest Bitcoin Miner Update Activates Controversial 'AsicBoost'

Bitcoin mining computer manufacturer Bitmain has released a software update for its Antminer s9 devices, using controversial code to allow them to more efficiently...

Demand for Blockchain Engineers Has Grown 400% Since End of 2017, Report Says

The average earnings of a blockchain engineer have soared to between $150-175,000 per year, CNBC reported Oct. 21, citing Hired’s 2018 State of Salaries...

Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Existing Laws Should Apply to Blockchain

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has proposed that fintech firms, including those focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency, are best regulated under existing financial...

US Federal Court Fines Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Over $2.5 Million

A U.S. federal court has fined a New York firm and its chief executive officer over $2.5 million in the first anti-fraud action involving bitcoin...

Prominent CEO: Bitcoin Isn’t Digital Gold Yet, But $10,000 Is Still Possible

Over the decade-long history of Bitcoin, the popular digital asset has been called everything from a money launder’s tool to the first-ever truly global...

Hodler’s Digest: the Great Tether ‘Unpegging’ and Wozniak Gets Into Blockchain

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst)...

Sorry, I Turned Off My Bitcoin Faucet (Because Money)

Ofir Beigel is the general manager of 99 Bitcoins, an informational site for newcomers to the space. In November 2015, I started operating 99Bitcoins' faucet....