Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Activate on Blockchain

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Two long-anticipated upgrades appear to have officially activated on the ethereum blockchain, the world’s second-largest by market value, without incident. At 19:57 (UTC), the sixth and...

2019: A Light(ning) year of progress

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Another year is almost over. For those of us working on Lightning, the pace of change has been so fast that it’s...

South Korean Bithumb Exchange Loses $30M in Latest Cryptocurrency Hack

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Hackers have reportedly made away with cryptocurrencies worth $30 million from Bithumb, South Korea's leading exchange, according to reports from a blog update. The exchange...

England Not Taking Bitcoin Seriously

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REGULATIONS As Bitcoin’s bull run begins to settle above the $16,000 mark, financial institutions and regulators are still skeptical of the meteoric rise in value. England’s...

Whitfield Diffie Talks Cryptography ‘Resurgence’ and Blockchain

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“This is very fulfilling because when you thought the subject must have run its course, it flares up again.” Those words, from cryptography legend...

‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Is Being Sued for $10 Billion

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Craig Wright, the nChain chief scientist who previously claimed to be the pseudonymous bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, is being sued for a whopping $10...

Coincheck Hacked: “The Biggest Theft in the History of the World”

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This morning, the Japanese crypto exchange platform Coincheck was hacked and had 526 million XEM (c. USD 400 m) stolen. It has nothing to do...

Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours: Report

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A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27. Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the...

The Switch ‘It’s going to be a nightmare’: Some bitcoin investors are in for...

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Sean McAuliffe doesn't have much background in investing, aside from a couple of retirement accounts. But over the Thanksgiving holiday, as the price of bitcoinblew past $8,000 in...

Hong Kong Exchange OKEx Rolls Back Futures Transactions

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Hong Kong–based cryptocurrency trading platform OKEx announced on March 30 that it was rolling back on all futures transactions due to what executives deemed...

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