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New Bitcoin Cash Tech Takes Aim at Accidental Spending Issue

Bitcoin ABC, a full node implementation for bitcoin cash, released a new BCH address format to prevent funds from going to BTC addresses instead.

Egypt's Religious Leader: Crypto Trading Forbidden Under Islamic Law

Egypt's Islamic religious leader says the cryptocurrency trading is not legal based on the Islamic religious law.

South Korea Sets Date for Anonymous Crypto Trading Ban: Report

South Korea will reportedly begin implementing new regulations banning anonymous cryptocurrency exchange accounts on or around Jan. 20.

Malaysian Minister: No Bitcoin Trading Ban Planned

A Malaysian finance minister has said the government will not ban cryptocurrency trading, though it will remain cautious on the technology.

Aim, Fire: Bulletproofs Is a Crypto Privacy Breakthrough

Taking the spotlight from zk-snarks, new privacy tech bulletproofs is garnering significant attention from a handful of blockchain developers.

ECB's Yves Mersch Calls Bitcoin a 'Major Threat' to Financial Stability

Yves Mersch has said bitcoin could pose a threat to economic stability if financial infrastructure institutions get involved with the cryptocurrency.

Over $900: Ether Starts 2018 at All-Time Price High

The native token of the ethereum platform, ether, hit an all-time high of over $900 this morning.

Putin Investigating 'Cryptorouble' as Way to Avoid Western Sanctions

President Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned Russian officials to work on developing a national cryptocurrency dubbed the "cryptorouble."

UK Central Bank Mulls Cryptocurrency Linked To Pounds Sterling

A research unit at the Bank of England is reportedly investigating the introduction of a cryptocurrency linked to the British pound.

2018's Resolution? Revisit Blockchain's Fundamentals

Entering what could be another growth year, author William Mougayar invites the blockchain industry to take a step back and remember the basics.

What Do We Do With All This Money?

All dressed up and nowhere to go? VC Wendy Schadeck argues this may be the problem for funding-rich ICO projects as they enter 2018.

Video: Joe Lubin on Building One of Blockchain's Biggest Startups

The impact of blockchain may be in the future, but entrepreneur and investor Joe Lubin is blazing a path today. Here's his take on the industry today.

Video: How ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees Makes Sense of Crypto Assets

Think all crypto assets are cryptocurrencies? ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees breaks down how he sees the evolving taxonomy of the blockchain industry.

Video: Bitcoin or Litecoin? Charlie Lee on Which Crypto Had a Better 2017

Litecoin's creator sits down for a Q&A on the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, talking bitcoin scaling, ICOs and where the industry is headed.

Video: Bitcoin Sign Guy Tells All About Infamous Janet Yellen Photobomb

The man behind the sign steps into the light to talk about bitcoin's philosophy, its future and just what he was doing in D.C. that day.

Most Influential in Blockchain 2017 #1: Bitcoin Sign Guy

The man behind the sign steps into the light to reveal his motives. In a year beset by savage infighting, Bitcoin Sign Guy took a stand, with a small action that not only broke the internet, but

Most Influential in Blockchain 2017 #2: Jamie Dimon

"Bitcoin is a fraud." Four small words ignited a maelstrom when JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon took the stage at a conference in September. The blockchain world was never quite the same again. In response,

2017: A Defining Year for Cryptocurrency Regulation

This Year in Review article look at some of the major regulatory developments from 2017.

Most Influential in Blockchain 2017 #3: Charlie Lee

It's good to be Charlie. After years of working at the first "Bitcoin Unicorn," Lee stepped out on his own in 2017 to take up arms against those who would delay bitcoin technical development. His

Where Are All the Quick Wins for Blockchain?

Was 2017 too long-term focused? Entrepreneur Tom Klein believes quick wins are what's needed to bootstrap corporate blockchains in 2018.