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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Bitcoin's New Scaling 'Agreement': The Reaction
A meeting of bitcoin startup executives and miners held this weekend has resulted in the publication of a new proposal for how the open-source project should be upgraded to support additional transact
Consensus 2017: Decentralized Exchange 0x Wins Proof-of-Work Startup Competition
0x (pronounced “zero-ex”) took the top prize today during the second annual Proof of Work pitch competition at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2017 conference in New York.
The startup is building a protocol t
Jeff Gundlach has a theory on why bitcoin is surging
Jeffrey Gundlachâ, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, said Tuesday there could be a connection between bitcoin prices and the decline in Chinese stocks. In a Tuesday afternoon tweet, Gundlach noted that
Billion Dollar Cryptocurrency Club Swells to Six Members
Bitcoin continues to set new record highs on a daily basis, and taking a host of altcoins along with it as investor demand for alternatives to equities remains strong.