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.
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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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In what is likely the highest-profile purchase of an industry firm so far in 2017, music streaming giant Spotify has acquired blockchain startup Mediachain Labs.
As profiled by CoinDesk last year,
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The cryptocurrency world is maturing and the debate over the right long-term consensus protocol is intensifying. The outcome of this debate will shape the future of the entire ecosystem. The
Ethereum Price Analysis: April 19 - 26
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