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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SEC Moves to Make Decision on VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Thursday that it has begun proceedings to decide whether to approve a proposed bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
The SEC published an "
Enigma Delays Release of 'Discovery' Protocol on Ethereum Mainnet
Engima, the startup seeking to bring privacy to the world of public blockchains, is delaying the launch of its mainnet as part of a wider reworking of its developmental roadmap.
The company had pre
Just a Cycle? Big Bitcoin Miners Stay Positive in Face of Market Slump
Despite the downturn in the crypto markets so far in 2018, executives from several bitcoin mining firms have said this scenario has been seen before and they are not deterred by current low prices.
Quick Brew? BitFury's Coffee Machine Accepts Bitcoin Via Lightning Network
Blockchain firm Bitfury has come up with a novel product aimed to make it easier to pay for products with bitcoin.
To that end, a specialized engineering team within the company has developed a cof