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Skuchain, NTT Data Partner on Blockchain Supply Chain Venture

Blockchain technology startup Skuchain and NTT Data Corporation have partnered to bring blockchain's benefits to supply chains.

Stellar Run Ahead? XLM Flirts With Price Breakout

Having rallied 27 percent in the last 24 hours, Stellar's XLM token is eyeing a bullish breakout on the price charts.

Decentralization vs Scale: Crypto's Growing Struggle

New academic papers dive into just how decentralized the most popular blockchains are, and how resistant they'd be to takeover by controlling force.

Bitcoin Demand at $10K Hints at Move Higher

Persistent demand around the $10,000 mark hints that bitcoin could be building a base for an eventual move to over $13,000.

US Government Lab Looks to Blockchain for P2P Energy

BlockCypher and a U.S. Energy Department lab are developing solutions allowing energy transactions to be settled across blockchains.

South Korea Fines Crypto Exchanges for Privacy Failures

South Korea's Communications Commission has issued fines totaling $130,000 to eight cryptocurrency exchanges over insufficient user data protection.

Would Israel's ICO Tax Plan Retain Startups or Scare Them Off?

While some say the guidelines proposed by Israel's tax authority would legitimize token sales, others balk at the notion of taxing them at all.

UK Government Lures Distributed Ledger Projects With $26 Million Fund

Innovate UK, the United Kingdom's innovation arm, plans to invest more than $26 million in emerging tech projects, including distributed ledgers.

MakerDAO and More: The Quest for a Stable Stablecoin Continues

Even with a tumultuous past and harsh critics, stablecoin projects keep popping up, aiming to relieve some of the volatility in the crypto markets.

Amazon User Orders Bitcoin Miner, Gets 'Boss Baby' DVD Instead

An Amazon UK customer is relieved after finally receiving a refund for an Antminer S9 which he paid for but never received.

Payment Processor Stripe to End Support for Bitcoin

Payments processor Stripe announced it would end support for bitcoin in April, citing rising transaction costs and times as two reasons for the move.

EU Commissioner to Host 'High Level' Crypto Roundtable

A European Union commissioner plans to hold a meeting of public and private sector stakeholders to discuss the impact of cryptocurrencies.

Virginia Lawmaker Calls for Crypto Impact Study

A new bill introduced to the Virginia state legislature calls for a study on the impact of cryptocurrencies.

Malta Finance Watchdog Pushes Ahead With Crypto Fund Rules

The Malta Financial Services Authority published the feedback it received on its proposed rules for cryptocurrency investment schemes.

TD Ameritrade Cites Blockchain Stock Interest in Q1 Results

TD Ameritrade said that the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 was a strong one, buoyed in part by interested in stocks related to blockchain.

Goldman Sachs Report Warns Investors of Bitcoin 'Bubble'

Goldman Sachs analysts have claimed bitcoin is in a bubble bigger than the dot-com era and the famous Dutch tulip mania.

Ether Price Outlook Gloomy After Again Falling Below $1K

The price of ether is likely to head south unless the bulls can quickly pull the price back over $1,100, price chart analysis indicates.

UN Forms Blockchain Coalition to Fight Climate Change

The United Nations has formed a new coalition to research and adopt applications of blockchain technology to further action on climate change.

Just Because It's Bad for Your Coin Doesn't Mean It's FUD

Not all unwelcome tidings can be dismissed as attempts to sow "fear, uncertainty and doubt," and shooting the messenger won't make the message untrue.

Bear Grip Strengthens as Bitcoin Price Nears $10K

Bitcoin prices look set to explore sub-$10,000 levels, leaving the bulls an uphill task to achieve a reversal.