Category Archives: Crypto News

The Associated Press Partners With Blockchain-Based Journalism Firm

The Associated Press has partnered with a blockchain startup to secure intellectual property rights, support ethical journalistic practices, and track content usage. The Associated Press (AP) news agency has inked a content licensing partnership with blockchain-based startup Civil, according to an official announcement Tuesday, August 28. AP is reportedly interested in exploring ways to secure intellectual property rights, support ethical journalism, and track content usage with blockchain technology. As part of the project, AP will deliver its content, including national and international news to Civil, so that […]

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Coinbase Research: 42% of Top 50 Universities Offer at Least One Crypto-Related Class

Coinbase has reviewed the world’s top 50 universities and found out that forty-two percent of them offer crypto- and blockchain-related classes. A recent study by the U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has shown that 42 percent of the world’s top 50 universities have at least one class on cryptocurrencies or blockchain. The results of the study were published on Coinbase’s official blog Tuesday, August 28. The research was jointly conducted by Coinbase and survey company Qriously. Together they interviewed 675 U.S. college students and reviewed courses at 50 […]

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Lloyd’s Of London to Insure Custody Platform for Digital Currency

U.K. insurance giant Lloyd’s of London will insure a crypto custody platform from American custodial firm Kingdom Trust. U.K. insurance market leader Lloyd’s of London will insure a crypto custody platform by U.S.-based custodial firm Kingdom Trust, according to a press release published August 28. Founded in 1686, Lloyd’s of London is a British insurance firm that is active in over 200 countries. The company reportedly paid claims in the amount of £68 billion ($87 billion) between 2011 and 2016. Kingdom Trust, which serves over 100,000 customers […]

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‘Operation Cryptosweep’ Results in 200 Crypto-Related Investigations

The NASAA’s probe into potentially fraudulent crypto investment projects has resulted in over 200 investigations. The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) announced today, August 28, that its ongoing initiative “Operation Cryptosweep” has resulted in over 200 investigations of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and crypto-related investment products. State and provincial securities regulators in the U.S. and Canada launched probes into potentially fraudulent crypto investment programs as part of the NASAA’s “Operation Cryptosweep” in May. The initiative targeting suspicious crypto investment products is reportedly the largest such coordinated […]

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Bitcoin Cash Drama: Battle Lines Drawn Ahead of Scheduled Hard Fork

The lack of consensus within the BCH community over November’s hard fork leaves the currency at risk of a split. Controversial and untrusted figure in the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community Cobra Bitcoin may prove to be the saving grace for the network’s future, after a highly contentious dispute between Bitcoin ABC and nChain threatens to split BCH into competing chains ahead of a scheduled hard fork in November. Cobra, the anonymous owner of Bitcoin.org and previous critic of Bitcoin Cash, announced the Cobra Client hard fork in […]

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New NebuTech BTMiner 9.0 for Bytom (BTM) With Improved Hashrate

One more update for the NebuTech BTMiner Nvidia GPU miner to version 9.0 for mining Bytom (BTM) that brings significant performance improvement by increasing the hashrate provided by the miner with about 30% over the previous version 8.0 released earlier this month. This is a very significant performance improvement and it comes along with additional stability improvements to the miner, so if you are mining Bytom (BTM) with your NVidia GPU mining rigs you must definitely update ot the latest version. We remind you that the NebuTech […]

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The Mt. Gox Redemption: Heading Toward a Happy Ending?

Four years after the collapse, the hacked exchange has more money than it owes to its victims. The story of the infamous cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox seems to be taking a twist that could bring a relatively happy resolution to one of the most dramatic episodes in the short history of digital money. As the gates are now open for the Japan-based exchange’s creditors to file rehabilitation claims, chances are that most of the roughly 24,000 bereft patrons will eventually get their funds back and even see […]

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Investment Firm Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund Excluding Pre-Mined Cryptos

Morgan Creek Digital, backed by the $1.5 billion investment house Morgan Creek Capital, has launched a new Digital Asset Index Fund in partnership with Bitwise. Morgan Creek Digital, backed by the institutional investment house Morgan Creek Capital with $1.5 billion in assets under management , has launched a new Digital Asset Index Fund in partnership with Bitwise, Forbes reports August 28. The new fund will give accredited investors, endowments, pensions and other approved institutional investors the possibility to gain indirect exposure to Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and […]

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Founder of Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Mark Karpeles Disputes Lawsuit Filed in Illinois

Mark Karpeles insists that the Northern District Court of Illinois lacks personal jurisdiction over him as he is a French citizen currently residing in Japan. The founder of now-defunct Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Mt. Gox Mark Karpeles has filed a motion to dismiss a legal case filed against him in Illinois, according to a report by Financefeeds August 25. The class action in question was originally filed in Illinois by Gregory Greene and Anthony Motto, two former clients of Mt. Gox who sought to hold Karpeles responsible for […]

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New Merit (MRT) Nvidia GPU Miner – zjazz CUDA Miner

Something interesting for everyone that has taken interest in Merit (MRT) and is mining the crypto currency, a new third parity Nvidia GPU miner for the Cuckoo cycle algorithm used by the project is now available. If you still have not checked Merit, but are interested read more about it in our post and you can request an invite since we currently have a few more extra available to give out. Since invites are limited and hard to acquire, please apply only if you really are interested […]

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