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SEC Suspends Trading of Hong Kong Blockchain Firm's Stock

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has halted trading of a Hong Kong-based firm UBI Blockchain.

Ripple Down 30 Percent as Bull Run Fades

Ripple's XRP token is down more than 30 percent today, amid losses across the wider cryptocurrency market.

Banks and the Blockchain Blues

Banks excited about their blockchain work may do well to monitor their signal-to-noise ratios in 2018.

Delaware State's Blockchain Lead is Leaving for New Pursuits

The founding director of the government-backed Delaware Blockchain Initiative has departed for a consultancy based in the state.

Overstock Leads $2 Million Funding for Blockchain Voting Startup

Medici Ventures, a subsidiary of online retail giant Overstock.com, has led the seed funding round of mobile voting platform Voatz.

Bitcoin Faces Bear Move as Price Drops Toward $15K

Bitcoin is looking weak today after prices failed to hold above $17,000 levels at the weekend.

Indian Lawyer Files Petition Demanding Cryptocurrency Regulations

An Indian lawyer has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to force action on the regulation of cryptocurrencies in the country.

IBM, Comcast Back New Blockchain Startup Fund

IBM and Comcast Ventures are backing a blockchain investment fund aiming to scale early stage start-ups focused on enterprises.

I Love Bitcoin. That's Why I Sue Exchanges

The lawyer who's filed more crypto class actions than any other speaks out on his outlook on the blockchain industry.

Weathering the Altcoin Storm (And Investing for the Next)

The crypto markets may be divorced from fundamentals, but that doesn't they're devoid of patterns and rhythms you can read.

Anti-Virus Token? Polyswarm Seeks Safer Internet With ICO

PolySwarm will be running an initial coin offering for the purpose of enlisting security researchers across the globe in creating a safer internet.

2018's Challenge: What Are Crypto Assets Really Worth?

We've bought in, but how much are these assets really worth? Turing Group's top quants talk about a major token challenge ahead.

A Legal Renaissance, Blockchain Style

Last year, lawyers and law firms finally got over themselves and worked together in the blockchain space. In 2018, such teamwork will be critical.

Regulatory Whack-a-Mole Won’t Beat Crypto Evasion

If the U.S. government just tries to go after each problematic example of crypto on an ad-hoc basis, it'll never get ahead of the issue.

Could XRP's Frenzied Rise Herald Future Growth?

Ripple's recent price rise could lead to a self-fulling cycle of appreciation for the cryptographic asset.

What Crypto Didn't Give Us in 2017

The cryptocurrency market may have exceeded expectations in 2017 – but there's plenty of goals left on the industry wishlist.

What Meltdown and Spectre Flaws Mean for Crypto

Newly discovered computer vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre could have an impact on cryptocurrency users.

Texas Regulator Orders BitConnect to Call Off Token Sale

The Texas State Securities Board ordered BitConnect to halt its upcoming token sale, which the regulator deemed an unregistered securities offering.

Overstock Gets $100 Million from Soros Fund for Blockchain and More

Overstock.com just got a fat chunk of change from a big-name investor, and CEO Patrick Byrne says much of it will fund the company's blockchain work.

Ex-Iced Tea Maker Long Blockchain Is Buying Bitcoin Miners Now

The former beverage company is buying $4.2 million of AntMiner gear and setting up a mining facility in a Nordic country, according to an SEC filing.