The feds have swooped in on a large and well-organized gang of New York credit card counterfeiters who allegedly shuttled mules around the country to buy $2 million worth of gift cards and other goods... Read More
Ulbricht was denied bail today by U.S. District Judge Kevin N. Fox in the Southern District of New York and ordered to be detained until his trial.
Charging documents in New York previously indicat... Read More
Ulbricht’s parents have pledged $700,000 in equity from a vacation rental business in Costa Rica, his sister in Australia has pledged nearly $40,000 in savings, while his stepbrother has offered $10... Read More
The informant directed investigators to the site, accessible only through the Tor anonymizing network, and explained how transactions for the sale of heroin, cocaine and LSD went down using the digita... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre