VC Firm Ben Franklin Technology Partners Tokenizes Philadelphia Investment Fund

Ben Franklin Technology Partners will tokenize shares of the Global Opportunity Philadelphia Fund Read the original post: VC Firm Ben Franklin Technology Partners Tokenizes Philadelphia Investment FundContinue readingVC Firm Ben Franklin Technology Partners Tokenizes Philadelphia Investment Fund

These 5 States Are Most Interested in Monero – Thank Craig Wright?

At press time, interest in Monero had increased 400% over the past hour. Five US states lead the charge, according to Google Trends:                 Top 5 US States for Monero The five states listed are: • Indiana • Arizona • Arkansas • Colorado • Louisiana Interest in Indiana…Continue readingThese 5 States Are Most Interested in Monero – Thank Craig Wright?

Kim Kardashian: Trump’s Next Justice Department Pick?

Remember the “good old days” when becoming a lawyer required an education, hard work, and a history free of “sexcapades?” The legal world’s latest candidate, Kim Kardashian, might make people wonder if this has somehow changed. Despite never finishing college, the reality television star and wife of polarizing entertainer Kanye West announced that she’d been…Continue readingKim Kardashian: Trump’s Next Justice Department Pick?

US Reps Urge IRS to Clarify Reporting of Crypto Taxes Ahead of April 15 Deadline

21 U.S. lawmakers sent a joint request to the IRS to provide clear guidance on the taxation of virtual currency Read the original post: US Reps Urge IRS to Clarify Reporting of Crypto Taxes Ahead of April 15 DeadlineContinue readingUS Reps Urge IRS to Clarify Reporting of Crypto Taxes Ahead of April 15 Deadline

Horizen Labs Raises $4 Million to Build Sidechain-as-a-Service Platform

Blockchain tech firm Horizen Labs has raised $4 million in funding from Digital Currency Group, Liberty City Ventures, and other independent investors Read the original post: Horizen Labs Raises Million to Build Sidechain-as-a-Service PlatformContinue readingHorizen Labs Raises $4 Million to Build Sidechain-as-a-Service Platform

Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb’s Problems Pile Up with $180 Million Loss in 2018

Bithumb, which was hacked last month and later asked users to be careful about deposits, has reported a $180 million (205 billion Korean won) loss. The exchange suffers from reduced actual volume and a bear market in cryptocurrencies, according to the Korea Times. Add It To The List of Bithumb Problems Bithumb has had a…Continue readingBitcoin Exchange Bithumb’s Problems Pile Up with $180 Million Loss in 2018

Bitcoin Price Abruptly Drops 4%, 12 Hours after Fresh 2019 High at $5,450 – Here’s Why

On April 10, the bitcoin price achieved a new 2019 high at $5,450 in major markets including the U.S., accompanied by an increase in demand for bitcoin from accredited investors. Consequently, the premium of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC), a regulated bitcoin investment vehicle overseen by Grayscale, a cryptocurrency investment company with $1.2 billion under…Continue readingBitcoin Price Abruptly Drops 4%, 12 Hours after Fresh 2019 High at $5,450 – Here’s Why

US Department of Energy Progresses With Blockchain Power Plant Security Research

U.S. continues support for scheme aimed at reducing the susceptibility of U.S. power plants to cyberattacks Read the original post: US Department of Energy Progresses With Blockchain Power Plant Security ResearchContinue readingUS Department of Energy Progresses With Blockchain Power Plant Security Research

Cybersecurity Firm WISeKey Subsidiary Nets $7 Mln in Pre-STO Investment Ahead of Q2 Sale

A subsidiary of cybersecurity firm WISeCoin raised $7 million in advance of its STO Read the original post: Cybersecurity Firm WISeKey Subsidiary Nets Mln in Pre-STO Investment Ahead of Q2 SaleContinue readingCybersecurity Firm WISeKey Subsidiary Nets $7 Mln in Pre-STO Investment Ahead of Q2 Sale

IMF Chief Lagarde: Distributed Ledger Technologies Are Shaking the System

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde has said that blockchain innovators are shaking the traditional financial world and having a clear impact on incumbent players Read the original post: IMF Chief Lagarde: Distributed Ledger Technologies Are Shaking the SystemContinue readingIMF Chief Lagarde: Distributed Ledger Technologies Are Shaking the System