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Security token offerings aren’t looking much better in 2019  TechCrunch · 1 day
Pressed to explain who is using them, and why, 99 percent of cryptocurrencies let out all their air, go flying around the room making a raspberry sound, hit the wall... more
Coinbase buys blockchain intelligence startup to boost security and new asset discovery  TechCrunch · 3 days
Coinbase, the world’s most valuable crypto company, is gearing up to add more cryptocurrencies to its exchange thanks to its latest acquisition. We already... more
Quadriga: The cryptocurrency exchange that lost $135m  BBC · 5 days
When Quadriga's founder died he left behind a mystery: what happened to millions in cryptocurrency? more
Coinbase users can now withdraw Bitcoin SV following BCH fork  TechCrunch · 7 days
If you’re a Coinbase user, you may have seen some new tokens on your account. The Bitcoin Cash chain split into two different chains back in November. It... more
Nvidia Reports 'Disappointing Finish' in Q4, but Full-Year Sales Outlook Tops Analyst Views  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Nvidia has grown at a rapid pace in the past few years, but a slowdown in China and a fading cryptocurrency craze... more
JPMorgan Chase Unveils Cryptocurrency Prototype JPM Coin  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
The customers would receive JPM Coins that could be transferred to other customers, who are then free to redeem the sum. more
Hacker who stole 620 million records strikes again, stealing 127 million more  TechCrunch · 1 week
A hacker who stole close to 620 million user records from 16 websites has stolen another 127 million records from 8 more websites, TechCrunch... more
JPMorgan is launching its own cryptocurrency  THE VERGE · 1 week
JPMorgan Chase has thrown its hat into the cryptocurrency ring, proposing to launch its own digital coin, as spotted by CNBC. It’s one of... more
Blockchain can strengthen the credibility of meta-analyses  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Blockchain -- the technology behind the secure transactions of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin -- can make it easier for researchers to conduct transparent meta-analyses in social science research where reproducibility is a growing concern. more
'Mind-blowing' gaffes at QuadrigaCX leave cryptocurrency watchers 'gobsmacked'  CBC · 1 week
Industry observers are in disbelief over the revelation the embattled QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange recently lost track of more than $460,000... more
JPMorgan Chase unveils cryptocurrency prototype  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
JPMorgan Chase on Thursday unveiled a prototype for a digital coin system using blockchain, a first among major banks in the fast-changing cryptocurrency world. more
More than $400,000 in QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency disappears into 'cold wallet'  CBC · 1 week
The court-appointed monitor overseeing the search for the $260 million owed to clients of the QuadrigaCX... more
YouTube’s copyright strikes have become a tool for extortion  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
An anonymous blackmailer is has caught at least two YouTube creators in a scheme involving cash ransoms and... more
Late Quadriga CEO’s laptop may hold key to accessing $180M in missing cryptocurrency  Global News · 2 weeks
Gerald Cotten, a Nova Scotia resident and CEO of QuadrigaCX, was travelling in India on Dec. 9 when he died suddenly. more
The plot to revive Mt. Gox and repay victims’ Bitcoin  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
It was the Lehman Brothers of blockchain. 850,000 Bitcoin disappeared when cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox imploded in 2014 after a series of hacks. The incident cemented the industry’s reputation... more
Crypto CEO Dies Holding Only Passwords That Can Unlock Millions in Customer Coins  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Quadriga said it's unable to gain access to $145 million of Bitcoin and other digital assets after the death of Cotten, its... more
Bitcoin exchange president's death puts millions out of reach  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A Canadian cryptocurrency exchange was granted bankruptcy protection on Monday after its president took passwords for accounts containing Can$180 million ($137 million US) to his grave when he died suddenly. more
Quadriga: Cryptocurrency exchange founder's death locks $140m  BBC · 2 weeks
Court documents say Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadriga cannot access or secure the coins. more
Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX seeks creditor protection after founder's death  CBC · 2 weeks
Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange is due in court tomorrow as it seeks creditor protection in the... more
Crypto boss dies suddenly with password to clients' £110m  Sky News · 3 weeks
Canada's leading cryptocurrency exchange company has said it cannot repay $190m (£110m) to clients because its founder died with their passwords. more
Crypto exchange Kraken acquires Crypto Facilities  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken just closed its biggest acquisition to date. The company is buying Crypto Facilities in a nine-figure deal. Crypto Facilities is an exchange and index provider regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the... more
CookieMiner Malware for Mac Steals Cookies, Passwords and SMS Messages to Get at Cryptocurrency: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
A new malware threat specifically targets Mac users and steals enough sensitive information to access users' cryptocurrency wallets. more
Nvidia cuts Q4 revenue projections by $500 million  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Nvidia warned investors today that it expects much weaker sales, thanks to China’s weakened economy and slipping demand from cryptocurrency... more
MIT Researchers' Vault Cryptocurrency 99 Percent More Efficient Than Bitcoin  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Vault reduced the bandwidth for joining its network by 99 percent when compared to Bitcoin and 90 percent when compared to Ethereum. more
Crypto wallet BRD raises $15M for Asian expansion  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Mobile cryptocurrency wallet BRD is announcing that it’s raised $15 million in Series B funding. The funding comes from SBI Crypto Investment, a subsidiary of Japanese financial services company SBI Holdings (formerly... more
Another week, another torrent of gadget leaks  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
The Samsung Galaxy S10 continues to leak, indicating that it may have a headphone jack, a hole-punch display, and a cryptocurrency wallet.... more
New Razy Trojan Spoofs Search Results, Infects Browser Extensions to Steal Cryptocurrency: Kaspersky  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Razy Trojan's main tools searches for addresses of cryptocurrency wallets on websites and replaces them with the threat actor's wallet addresses. more
A faster, more efficient cryptocurrency  MIT · 4 weeks
Design reduces by 99 percent the data users need to join the network and verify transactions. more
Anchorage emerges with $17M from A16z for ‘omnimetric’ crypto security  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
I’m not allowed to tell you exactly how Anchorage keeps rich institutions from being robbed of their cryptocurrency, but the off-the-record demo was damn impressive. Judging by the... more
CookieMiner Mac malware tries to steal your cryptocurrency – as well as mine more
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