Governments Use Christchurch Attack to Enforce Censorship

Governments are using the Christchurch incident to enforce thought policing and censorship.

Overstock Delays Plans to Sell E-Commerce Business

Overstock has put off e-commerce business sale, delaying cash infusion for crypto ventures.

Tel Aviv Court Overrules Bank’s Closure of Crypto Mining Firm’s Account

An Israeli court has overruled a local bank’s previous decision to close the account of a Bitcoin mining firm over concerns of potential money laundering.

Six International Banks Sign Up to Issue Stablecoins on IBM’s World Wire

Six international banks have inked letters of intent to issue stablecoins on World Wire.

Japanese Police Charge Minor with Crypto Theft

Japanese police have accused an unnamed Japanese minor with stealing funds from Monappy, a Japanese art trading site.

ICOBox Announces the Culmination of Its ICOS Program

ICOBox, one of the global leaders in ICO marketing, has chosen to culminate its ICOS program, which intended to assist promising but underfunded new projects to have access to the tools created by ICOBox.

Donut Crypto Investment App Secures $1.8 Million in Funding Round

Donut, a cryptocurrency investment app provider, has secured $1.8 million in a seed funding round.

Chinese Government Officials Face Ransomware Attack

A Chinese provincial government has revealed through its website that the National Network and Information Security Information Center has recognized overseas hackers targeting government departments’ websites with emails that contain ransomware.

Ethereum Core Developers Approve Implementation of ASIC-Resistant Proof-of-Work

Ethereum core developers have recently reached a general consensus on the implementation of the proposed Application Specific Integrated Circuit-resistant Proof of Work algorithm ProgPoW.

Blockchain Interoperability Project Raises $9 Million in Funding Led by Paradigm

Tendermint, a blockchain interoperability project, has secured $9 million in a Series A funding round led by Paradigm, a technology-focused venture capital firm.

Gemini Founders: Cryptocurrency is “No Longer a Fringe Technology”

Despite the crypto markets’ massive collapse throughout 2018, Gemini crypto exchange’s founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss believe that investor interest in the crypto industry is at a “tipping point.”

Crypto Supporters in 4 Indian Cities Share Regulatory Suggestions

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts unite in four Indian cities to share their ideas on the nation’s crypto regulation.

Canadian Financial Regulators Seek Industry Feedback on Token Regulation

The Canadian Securities Administrators, an umbrella organization of Canada's provincial and territorial securities regulators, has issued a joint consultation paper with national non-profit organization Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada to gather feedback from the crypto industry regarding token regulation.

Tokyo District Court Absolves Mt. Gox Former CEO of Embezzlement Charges

The Tokyo District Court has charged Mt. Gox’s former chief executive Mark Karpelès over falsifying financial records but was exonerated from embezzlement as well as all other legal charges.

US Court Subpoenas Jeff Garzik in Kleiman vs Wright Bitcoin Lawsuit

The US District Court of Southern Florida subpoenaed Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik in the infamous Kleiman vs Wright Bitcoin lawsuit.