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New UTorrent Update Installs Litecoin Miner On User’s PCs

Users are angry after the most recent update to µTorrent (aka uTorrent) has been installing what they allege is cryptocurrencying mining malware. While BitTorrent, the...

TumbleBit Part 1: How Does This Bitcoin Privacy Proposal Compare to...

TumbleBit is one of the latest developments in the land of Bitcoin privacy proposals, and it’s gaining a large amount of attention from those...

Dash Releases Software Upgrade For Cheaper Transactions; Now Listed on Huobi.Pro

Dash has released a new software upgrade that cuts transaction cost to near zero, while doubling network capacity. The release of 12.2 of the...

Japan’s Biggest Chat App Line Applies For Cryptocurrency Exchange License

Line Corporation, a leading Internet company in Japan and the operator of the country's biggest messaging app Line, is looking to launch its very...

Peter Todd on Why Altcoins with Faster Confirmations Miss the Point

One of the first issues people usually bring up when they learn about Bitcoin is the ten minute confirmation time. Although transactions are broadcast...

Estonian Government Considering Raising Bitcoin For its Sovereign Wealth Fund

The Republic of Estonia, the first country in the European Union (EU) to introduce the concept of e-residency, a government-issued digital identity which allows...

Blockchain Project Bancor Raises Record US$153 Million In ICO

Blockchain project Bancor has raised a record of US$153 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). 396,000 ethers, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum...

Vitalik Buterin: 90% of ICOs Will Fail

At the ETHWaterloo hackathon held in Canada and judged by representatives from companies including Coinbase, Consensys, Slock.It and Augur, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin stated that...

Hackers Stole Over $15,000 With a MyEtherWallet Phishing Scam

Last week, criminals launched a phishing scam against MyEtherWallet owners, reportedly earning over $15,000 over the course of a few hours. On the 24th, security...

Are Investment Bubbles in the Crypto Space a Good Thing?

Bitcoin is in a bubble. That’s according to some. Billionaire investor Mark Cuban, BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones and best-selling author and currency expert Jim...

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