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In the Daily: Sirin Labs Smartphone, Middle East Cbx Exchange, IPC’s Connexus Cloud

In this edition of The Daily we cover a number of cryptocurrency-related business collaborations from around the world. These include Sirin Labs and Simplex, Middle East-focused crypto exchange Cbx, and Heliocor, IPC and ICE Data Services. Additionally covered is an… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin, Ether, and XRP Weekly Market Update: February 21, 2019

The total crypto market cap increased to $133 billion after gaining more than $14 billion of value for the past seven days. Top ten cryptocurrencies are all in green for the same time period with EOS, Litecoin, and Binance Coin… Continue Reading →

PR: KuCoin Launches Platform 2.0 With Advanced API and Various Order Types

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. KuCoin, one of… Continue Reading →

Blockchain Security Firm Secures $15 Million in VC Funding

According to a press release published February 19, 2019, blockchain security firm CipherTrace has secured $15 million in venture capital from leading Silicon Valley and New York venture capital firms with a proven track record in the crypto asset and… Continue Reading →

Samsung Launches Galaxy Series Preloaded With Cryptocurrency Wallet

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the mobile phone manufacturing giant Samsung Electronics released its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10. Crypto enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that the new phone comes with the company’s proprietary Samsung Knox security system which stores… Continue Reading →

Anonymous Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner S15

Developer James Hilliard, best known for his Bitcoin Improvement Proposal #91 (the BIP which activated SegWit and prevented SegWit2x) and the CGMiner program, discovered a vulnerability in Bitmain’s Antminer S15 firmware. The vulnerability was then turned into an exploit by… Continue Reading →

CoinBase Acquires Blockchain Analytics Firm Neutrino

CoinBase has acquired Neutrino, a blockchain intelligence firm, in hopes of using their technology to add new features and improve security, as reported on February 19, 2019. Expanding its Base CoinBase has made a new acquisition in a bid to… Continue Reading →

Irish Auctioneer to Sell off 315 BTC Seized by Belgian Police

Irish auctioneer Wilsons Auctions is to sell off 315 bitcoins seized by the Belgian government in a drug trafficking case that involved the dark net. The 24-hour online auction will start at noon on Feb. 28. Also read: Bitgo Obtains $100M… Continue Reading →

Rogue Indian Drug Agent Caught Stealing Bitcoins

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Aboveboard Founder Claims ‘Nobody Is Buying’ STOs

Andy Singleton, the founder of securities exchanges Aboveboard, has published an article asserting that the security token offering (STO) market is “lifeless.” While Singleton acknowledges the efficiency savings facilitated by the introduction of distributed ledger technology to the securities industry,… Continue Reading →

Elon Musk: Bitcoin Is Interesting but Tesla Isn’t Getting Involved

Unlike Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO, isn’t ready to adopt bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This admission comes despite a few previous cryptocurrency-focused tweets published by Musk in the past. Even though the Tesla chief says he isn’t going… Continue Reading →

Google Singles out Bitcoin With New Keyboard Currency Symbol

In what some view as a landmark move, Google developers have added the bitcoin currency symbol to the iOS keyboard. The move, by a company so successful it’s evolved its domain name into a verb, reflects Bitcoin’s mainstream trajectory. Also read:… Continue Reading →

This ‘Faketoshi’ Signature Tool Lets Anyone Become Satoshi Nakamoto

Over the years, it’s become popular to claim that you are Satoshi Nakamoto even if you lack a shred of evidence. Although some individuals have tried really hard to prove it, they have always failed to convince the greater community…. Continue Reading →

The Government of Seoul Is Looking to Close the Blockchain Funding Gap

In yet another bold step towards becoming the next blockchain hub, the city of Seoul announced on February 18, 2019, that it will offer $1 billion in funding towards blockchain and fintech firms up to the year 2022. Funding the… Continue Reading →

Prediction: Tesla Will Eventually Dive Head-First into Bitcoin

In a rare comment from Elon Musk on cryptocurrency, the Tesla and SpaceX founder said that Bitcoin “is quite brilliant.” He continued: “Paper money is going away and crypto is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of… Continue Reading →

Quadrigacx Cold Wallet Was Stored in a Safety Deposit Box

In a 2014 appearance on the True Bromance Podcast, Gerry Cotten, the late CEO of embattled Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadrigacx, made comments indicating that the exchange was storing customer funds using paper wallets. Cotten also compared losing the private keys… Continue Reading →

FBI Wants Your Help to Investigate $2.5 Billion Crypto Scam Bitconnect

Like most scams, it will be years before Bitconnect’s operators have felt the full weight of their actions. However, the US government wants victims to help bring the $2.5 billion crypto Ponzi scheme to justice. FBI Wants to Talk to… Continue Reading →

Blockstream Releases A New Multisignature Standard

Blockstream a blockchain technology startup, announced the release of Musig, a test code for the proposed Schnorr-based multi-signature scheme on February 18. The MuSig scheme is a Bitcoin upgrade implementation that is focused on scalability and confidential transactions. Musig According… Continue Reading →

Lithuania Central Bank’s Policy Update Opens the Door for Crypto Payments

The central bank of Lithuania has updated its position on cryptocurrencies and tokens issued through initial coin offerings. The regulator has revised the definition of these assets specifying the conditions under which financial institutions can operate with digital money and… Continue Reading →

This Crypto Brokerage Lets You Escape to Fiat – No KYC Required

Europeans now have a new option to convert Bitcoin and other crypto assets into fiat without having to undergo identity verification. To make this possible, Swiss service Bity integrated with MyEtherWallet to enable the seamless transition of funds between MEW wallets… Continue Reading →

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