Adoption of Blockchain to Secure IoT Doubled in 2018, Says Gemalto

Adoption of Blockchain to Secure IoT Doubled in 2018, Says Gemalto

The use of blockchain technology to help secure internet of things data, services and devices doubled last year, according to a recent survey by digital... Details
Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Faces Delay Due to Security Vulnerability

Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Faces Delay Due to Security Vulnerability

Ethereum’s long-anticipated Constantinople upgrade has just been delayed after a critical vulnerability was discovered in one of the planned changes. Smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity flagged... Details
New Zealand Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Goes Offline Citing Hack

New Zealand Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Goes Offline Citing Hack

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline citing a major hack. The exchange announced the news on Twitter this morning, stating that it “suffered a security... Details
Ethereum Clients Release New Software In Wake of Hard Fork Delay

Ethereum Clients Release New Software In Wake of Hard Fork Delay

Major ethereum clients, including Go-Ethereum (Geth) and Parity, have released software updates following an earlier decision to delay the planned system-wide upgrade dubbed Constantinople. The... Details
First Grin Block Mined as Mimblewimble Privacy Crypto Goes Live

First Grin Block Mined as Mimblewimble Privacy Crypto Goes Live

Grin, a cryptocurrency that leverages the mimblewimble privacy technology, has just gone live on mainnet. Named after the tongue-tying curse in the Harry Potter book series,... Details
European Blockchain Startup Launches Trading in Tokenized Securities

European Blockchain Startup Launches Trading in Tokenized Securities

Belarus-based blockchain startup Currency.com has launched a trading platform for tokenized securities. The firm announced Tuesday that the platform would allow investors to directly trade and invest in financial... Details
Vermont State Government Launching Blockchain Insurance Pilot

Vermont State Government Launching Blockchain Insurance Pilot

The U.S. state of Vermont is launching a blockchain pilot project for the captive insurance industry. The state government announced Friday that the Office of the Vermont... Details
Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Closing Another Overseas Office

Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Closing Another Overseas Office

China-based cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has decided to close yet another overseas office – this time in Amsterdam – as part of its ongoing business... Details
Bittrex Launches OTC Trading Desk With 200 Cryptocurrencies

Bittrex Launches OTC Trading Desk With 200 Cryptocurrencies

U.S. crypto exchange Bittrex is launching an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk. The new service, which will allow approved clients to “quickly and conveniently trade assets,”... Details
Arrington XRP Leads $1 Million Funding Round in Dapp Economy Startup

Arrington XRP Leads $1 Million Funding Round in Dapp Economy Startup

Dapp economy startup Totle has raised $1 million in a private funding round. Arrington XRP, the hedge fund launched by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, led... Details