US LocalBitcoins Trader Who Offered Fake Real Estate Gets 21-Month Jail Term

United States authorities have brought criminal charges against a LocalBitcoins trader in connection with operating an unlicensed money transmission business, a government press...

Ethereum Has Already Scaled Quite Significantly: ConsenSys’ Joe Lubin

Joseph Lubin could arguably be seen as a star at any blockchain event these days, but at the Ethereal Summit last month —...

Pompliano 75% Confident Bitcoin Price is $100,000 by End of 2021

Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano — co-founder of crypto asset management firm Morgan Creek Digital Assets — predicts bitcoin (BTC) will hit $100,000 by the...

Russian Sberbank Demands Client Provide Data on Cryptocurrency Revenue

Russia’s largest bank Sberbank has requested that a client provide information on their income from cryptocurrency, the Russian version of Forbes reported on...

Blockchain Startups Raised $822 Million in H1 2019: New Report

Blockchain startups have raised $822 million in 279 separate venture capital (VC) deals in H1 2019, according to a report by American venture...

Bitcoin Miner Buys 5,000 ASICs as Network Hash Rate Climbs to New All-Time High

German Bitcoin (BTC) mining company Northern Bitcoin has signed a deal to buy almost 5,000 mining rigs from Bitmain and Canaan Creative, the...

Open Positions on Chicago Mercantile Exchange Bitcoin Futures Hit Record High

The number of open contracts for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) bitcoin (BTC) futures is reportedly at an all-time high, cryptocurrency news outlet...

Bakkt Names Launch Date for Bitcoin Futures Testing

Institutional cryptocurrency platform Bakkt will begin testing its first product, physically-delivered bitcoin (BTC) futures on July 22, the company announced in a blog...

World’s Second and Fourth Biggest Shipping Firms Join Maersk’s Blockchain Platform

Two leading global shipping firms, Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, have joined blockchain shipping platform TradeLens, Reuters reports on May 28.Switzerland-based...

Mt. Gox’s Karpeles: Press Rumors About My Blockchain Plans Are False

The former CEO of long-defunct Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox denied press claims he is returning to blockchain in comments to Cointelegraph on...

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