Iranian Authorities Confiscate 1,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines

Authorities in Iran have confiscated about 1,000 units of bitcoin (BTC) mining machines from two now-defunct factories, BBC reported on June 28As reported, local...

Steve Forbes Tells Zuckerberg: Use Gold to Back Libra, Call It the ‘Mark’

Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, published on June 25 an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, advising to back Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra...

Multiple Exchanges, One Account: Crypto Platform Aggregates Popular Services in One Place

A crypto company is launching an aggregated exchange that enables users to trade across multiple platforms while using a single account.TokenClub says its unified...

Bitmain IPO Plans May be Rekindled With Crypto Winter’s End

Toward the end of June 2019, news emerged that the mining giant Bitmain might be reviving its initial public offering (IPO) plans. As Bloomberg...

Goldman Sachs ‘Looking at Potential’ of Creating Virtual Currency, CEO Reveals

Goldman Sachs is performing "extensive research" on tokenization, the group's chief executive told France's Les Echos newspaper on June 27.David Solomon said he believes...

Trader Who Called Current Bitcoin Rally Warns of Altcoin ‘Dot Com Bubble’

Bitcoin (BTC) will continue to grow but altcoins will not feel the benefits, veteran trader and author Peter Brandt predicted in a new market...

Edward Snowden Used Bitcoin to Pay for Servers Used in NSA Leak

The servers Edward Snowden used to leak thousands of documents to journalists were paid for using bitcoin (BTC), the National Security Agency whistleblower revealed...

Binance Discussing Libra With Facebook, Exchange Exec Reveals

Binance has engaged in official discussions with Facebook and is "very excited" about the libra project, the exchange's strategy officer Gin Chao told BlockTV...

Bitcoin Mining is Now More Competitive Than Ever, New Data Shows

Bitcoin's (BTC) mining difficulty has reached an all-time high, demonstrating the increasing competition for block rewards between miners, data from Blockchain.com revealed on June...

Central Bank of Uganda Warns Decentralized Cryptocurrencies Are Risky

The deputy governor of the Bank of Uganda has warned the public about the limited protections offered them when they invest in unregulated cryptocurrencies.English-language...

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Real-Time Strategy Game for Mining ‘Crypto Gold’ Launches on WAX

The online real-time economic strategy game, Prospectors, will be launching on the Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX).Prospectors blockchain game lands on WAXIn a Sept. 17...

Two Firms to Build Blockchain-Based Solution for European Shipping

Vakt, a blockchain-based post-trade platform for commodities, has signed a memorandum of understanding with essDOCS, a firm that develops paperless trade solutions, to put...

Swiss University Fights Fake Diplomas With Blockchain Technology

The University of St. Gallen in Switzerland is setting its sights on blockchain technology to fight fake diplomas, a type of fraud that has...