After a mid-January hack that lasted two weeks, New Zealand crypto exchange Cryptopia was unable to bring the business back following its significant losses. The exchange plans to suspend trading and has already appointed auditing firm Grant Thornton New Zealand…
Though rumors have been swirling for a year, Hard Fork this week confirmed that the blockchain startups have dissolved their offices in the UK. RepuX, a data-sharing project, made a hearty $4.7 million off its ICO last March, while gambling…
After Keybase announced integration of Stellar on its platform, Gab has threatened to fork the open-source chat software and swap its XLM wallet for a Bitcoin Lightning Wallet. The famously anti-censorship social network previously forked the Brave browser. It’s all…
OneCoin, whose leaders have been indicted on wire and securities fraud as well as money laundering, took umbrage with a recent report by the Central Bank of Samoa calling the crypto project a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme.”
Up-and-coming Ethereum Foundation researcher Danny Ryan talks with Decrypt about how testnets are taking the network to Ethereum 2.0.
Bitfinex is calling it a victory, but the exchange is still barred from using Tether as a line of credit.
Ava Labs is using Team Rocket’s Avalanche protocol, a newer consensus algorithm, to power its own blockchain network. The Ava blockchain boasts “an interoperable framework” that allows nodes to utilize different features.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, a favorite among bitcoiners, told a crowd at Consensus 2019 that if he were elected, “[W]e are going to have some fun in terms of the cryptocurrency community.”
A ProPublica investigation revealed that two ransomware companies claiming to use high-tech means to recover victims’ data instead paid bitcoin ransoms to the hackers. Customers don’t know they’re paying extra.
Research firm Chainalysis reports that one-third of the total Ether supply is held by 376 people.