Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, CEO of the
collapsed MtGox bitcoin exchange, over the loss of nearly $390
million worth of the virtual currency, local media said.
The... Read More
The global virtual-currency community was shaken by the shuttering of MtGox, which froze withdrawals in February 2014 because of what the firm said was a bug in the software underpinning Bitc... Read More
It seems to be up in the air whether users will be able to get money back in bitcoin, or whether they will have to accept fiat currency. Kobayashi is working with another bitcoin exchange, Kr... Read More
As previously reported by CoinDesk, Karpeles has been in
custody for the past three weeks – the maximum time period
suspects can be detained without being formally charged.
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Bank of America Now Considers Crypto a Business Risk
Bank of America has cited cryptocurrency as a material risk to its business, public records show.
The technology could hamper the second-largest U.S. bank's ability to comply with anti-money-launde
New York Lawmakers Are Open to Revisiting the BitLicense
"Anyone in the crowd that does not think the BitLicense needs to be reformed?"
Not a word from the audience. Then, a few seconds later, laughter at the awkward silence.
But the question itself,
Video Game Giant Ubisoft Is Exploring Blockchain Use Cases
French video game publisher Ubisoft is exploring potential applications of blockchain in its Strategic Innovation Lab, which studies emerging technologies and their use cases.
Lidwine Sauer, the La
Bitcoin and blockchain consume an exorbitant amount of energy. These engineers are trying to change that
If blockchain technology is going to revolutionize how we transact with each other, computer scientists need to solve one big problem: It can consume way too much energy. The original blockchain,