The crooks walked away with 1,295 bitcoins, BIPs founder and CEO Kris Henriksen, told his customers via a post to the company's online forums. That's about $990,00 based on today's valu... Read More
Bitcoin theft is generally enabled by poor password protection or other human carelessness. Those wanting to keep it secure long-term would do well to store their currency offline, in a physi... Read More
This permanence is vital in tackling fraud, meaning the ledger
cannot be amended later to disguise criminal activity.
Diamond fraud is a big issue. In April, a London gang was c... Read More
Construction of the database began last year and the announcement
of its implementation comes just before the November
30, 2013 deadline. (CTIA)
In North America, Apple is offering consu... Read More
Gaffan and Lee agree that, in addition to extortion, market manipulation is likely a motive with the recent DDoS attacks too. “It’s about trying to influence the market,” Gaffan says. “We see ... Read More
Richemont Director Jin Keyu Joins Blockchain Startup as Adviser
Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods giant that owns Cartier, will potentially utilize blockchain in a move aimed to bring transparency to its supply chain.
Jin Keyu, a renowned economist and an assoc
Thailand Is Planning a 'Bond Coin' for Faster Securities Settlement
A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning to create a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country.
The Thailand Bond Market Association (TBMA) said it has r
G20 Watchdog Releases Framework for 'Vigilant' Crypto Monitoring
The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an organization focused on analyzing and making recommendations to the G20 on global financial systems, has presented a framework for monitoring cryptocurrency ass
Report: World's Biggest Asset Manager BlackRock Exploring Bitcoin
Global investment management company BlackRock is reportedly mulling a move into bitcoin.
According to a Financial News London report on Monday, the New York-based asset manager has now set up a wo