Crypto Market Gains $15 Billion in 4 Days Bitcoin Not Ready For $4,000:

Since February 17, within 4 days, the valuation of the crypto market has increased from $120 billion to $135 billion, by $15 billion. Crypto assets that have outperformed both Bitcoin and the U.S. dollar throughout February in the likes of EOS and Litecoin recorded 4 to 6 percent gains in the past 24 hours, showing […]

Pantera Has Already Raised $125 Million for Its Third Crypto Fund

Crypto-focused venture firm Pantera Capital has secured the bulk of its new $175 million fund ahead of an expected March closing, CoinDesk has learned. According to a slide deck obtained by CoinDesk, $125 million is currently committed to the fund, which will be the firm’s third. However, only $25 million has been secured since last August, when […]

Elon Musk Bashed, Once Again, Over Tesla Tweet; Will He Ever Learn?

When it comes to Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is one of many who keeps messing up. We’ve all done it. Tweeted something that didn’t make sense, and only after we hit the enter key did we have our “dang it” moment. While laypersons may not face much fallout from such screw-ups, people like Elon […]

Ohio Eyes Potential Blockchain Benefits in Real Estate Transactions

A group of county auditors in the U.S. state of Ohio has launched a study of the benefits blockchain tech might bring to property transactions. The County Auditors’ Association of Ohio (CAAO) announced Wednesday that it has formed a working group to determine how blockchain tech can be implemented at the county level to “more effectively” […]

Blockchain Security Firm Secures $15 Million in VC Funding – BTCMANAGER

According to a press release published February 19, 2019, blockchain security firm CipherTrace has secured $15 million in venture capital from leading Silicon Valley and New York venture capital firms with a proven track record in the crypto asset and cybersecurity space. Strong Demand for DLT Products CipherTrace has raised $15 million in a funding […]

Samsung Launches Galaxy Series Preloaded With Cryptocurrency Wallet

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the mobile phone manufacturing giant Samsung Electronics released its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10. Crypto enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that the new phone comes with the company’s proprietary Samsung Knox security system which stores blockchain-based private keys. Also Read: This ‘Faketoshi’ Signature Tool Lets Anyone Become Satoshi Nakamoto Galaxy S10 […]

Anon Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner

Developer James Hilliard, best known for his Bitcoin Improvement Proposal #91 (the BIP which activated SegWit and prevented SegWit2x) and the CGMiner program, discovered a vulnerability in Bitmain’s Antminer S15 firmware. The vulnerability was then turned into an exploit by an anonymous security researcher. Hilliard has publicly demonstrated the exploit in action: @BITMAINtech tried and […]

CoinBase Acquires Blockchain Analytics Firm Neutrino – BTCMANAGER

CoinBase has acquired Neutrino, a blockchain intelligence firm, in hopes of using their technology to add new features and improve security, as reported on February 19, 2019. Expanding its Base CoinBase has made a new acquisition in a bid to expand its empire. On February 19, 2019, the company announced via their blog that they […]

Irish Auctioneer to Sell off 315 BTC Seized by Belgian Police

Irish auctioneer Wilsons Auctions is to sell off 315 bitcoins seized by the Belgian government in a drug trafficking case that involved the dark net. The 24-hour online auction will start at noon on Feb. 28. Also read: Bitgo Obtains $100M Insurance Policy to Cover Crypto Assets Wilsons to Auction $390k Worth of Drug-Related Crypto Wilsons […]

Overstock CEO Electrifies at Investment Bank Oppenheimer’s Blockchain Event

“Warning! This is all risky, it may all fail.” That was how Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock, concluded his keynote about investing in blockchain at a Wednesday event in New York hosted by investment bank and brokerage Oppenheimer & Co. Unusually formal in a suit and tie, Byrne electrified what had until that point been a […]