Cybercriminals have reportedly targeted a number of schools in Taiwan, threatening to destroy their computer systems and data if a bitcoin ransom isn’t paid.
According to a report in Focus Taiwan, ... Read More
Prosecutors are demanding three men charged with selling drugs online in Norway repay their profits in 120 BTC and millions in Norway kroner, the first time the country has demanded payment in bitcoin... Read More
The District Prosecutor’s Office in Łódź, a city in central Poland has launched an investigation into Bitcurex, the country’s first bitcoin exchange that went offline last year.
Bitcurex was Poland... Read More
New Jersey pastor Trevon Gross and coder Yuri Lebedev have been convicted and face 20 years in prison for their roles in Coin.Mx, an illegal bitcoin exchange. The two allegedly helped launder bitcoins... Read More
Holders of Unobtanium (UNO) caught a break when the Bittrex exchange noticed the assets of the largest UNO wallet strangely appeared on Bittrex and impounded it. The wallet had been somehow transferre... Read More
Bitcoin Sets Six-Day High Above $9K (Then Dips Again)
Bitcoin (BTC) is trimming gains, having set a six-day high above the $9,000 mark early Saturday, according to CoinDesk's Bitcon Price Index (BPI).
The cryptocurrency ran into bids at $8,608.62 at 0
Dfinity raises $61 million for platform that rivals ethereum
Dfinity, a new product that rivals ethereum, just raised $61 million by well-respected investors Andreesen Horowitz and Polychain Capital, which has investors ranging from Sequoia Capital to Union
Greed is bad? 5% monthly gains aren’t a 'God-given right,' says Bespoke’s Paul Hickey
Investors should view the historic pullback in stocks and bitcoin as a lesson on the dangers of overconfidence, according to market watcher Paul Hickey. Hickey, co-founder of independent research
Bitcoin is for 'toy collectors,' Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari says
Bitcoin is not for serious investors, the head of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve said Thursday. "If you live in any modern advanced economy, I would stick with the dollar, I would stick with the