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US Government Grants $800K to Blockchain Researchers
The U.S. government will help fund a distributed ledger platform being developed by researchers at the University of California-San Diego.
Subhashini Sivagnanam, a researcher and software architect
Senior BitConnect Promotor Arrested by Indian Authorities
A promoter of the controversial cryptocurrency platform BitConnect was arrested on August 19, according to a local news outlet in India.
Former BitConnect India head Divyesh Darji was arrested at I
Softbank, Baidu Lead $3 Million Funding for Ex-Googler's Crypto Startup
A team led by a former Google staffer is taking aim at the online advertising giant.
Called Atlas Protocol, the startup believes that the data accumulating on blockchains today can be used to bette
Crypto Exchanges Join Winklevoss Backed Self-Regulatory Group
A group of cryptocurrency exchanges has joined up with Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to launch a new industry-focused self-regulatory organization (SRO).
First proposed in March, the