Press Releases

Crypto Pundits Skeptical Of “Better Bitcoin” Plan From MIT, Stanford

Since Bitcoin began to pick up steam in 2016, the network, coupled with its core developers, has been criticized by cynics en-masse for its inability to scale. And while evident strides are being...

Bitcoin Giant Grayscale Bolster Institutional Offerings, Launches Stellar Lumens Trust

While Bitcoin (BTC) and a majority of cryptocurrencies, save for Augur’s REP, have remained in a mundane price lull to start 2019, this industry’s upstarts have forged ahead. Grayscale Investments, a self-proclaimed “global...

Malaysia to Jail Illegal ICO and Crypto Exchanges Operators for 10 Years

Running an unregistered crypto exchange or an initial coin offering (ICO) in Malaysia could land the operator in jail for a maximum of 10 years.$2.43 Million in FinesSecurities Commission Malaysia (SC), the country’s top...

What Caused Ethereum to Delay Their Much-Awaited Hard Fork?

Ethereum Core developers announced on Tuesday that they would postpone their much-awaited Constantinople hard fork.The team, which has previously settled January 16 as the official date for the Ethereum blockchain upgrade, decided to...

Only 16% of Ethereum Nodes Upgraded Before Hard Fork, it’s a Nonissue

Ethereum will migrate it’s blockchain from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake in a hard forking event dubbed as Constantinople by January 16. But only 16% of its nodes are ready for the upgrade so far.The...

Could a “Less Volatile” Bitcoin ETF Proposal Convince the SEC?

If 2018 was the year of the crypto crash, 2019 is surely going to become the year of Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Although 2019 has just started, with a majority of consumers...

Bakkt Makes First Expansion Acquisition to Prepare Crypto Platform

At the end of 2018 Bakkt announced the closure of its first round of financial funding as a huge success. It has just expanded on that success with the announcement of its first...

Breaking: Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hacked, Police Starts Investigation

Although 2019 is expected to be a turnaround year for the broader Bitcoin market, a crypto exchange recently divulged that it had fallen victim to a “security breach.” This is the exchange hack...

Parisian Artist: $1,000 Bitcoin Yellow Vest Puzzle Solved

Although France’s Yellow Vest movement isn’t directly tied to Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technologies, the two revolutions (of sorts) have quickly joined hands.Crypto Enthusiast Solves Paris Bitcoin PuzzleOn January 6th, Pascal Boyart, a...

Crypto Goes Narcos as Escobar Estate Launches New Stablecoin ICO

The late Pablo Escobar is infamous for a number of reasons but crypto has not been among them, until now. An ICO for a dollar pegged stablecoin has been launched by the brother...