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Lightning Has a Problem: People Are Already Using It

Early use of the Lightning Network is catching bugs, but developers are concerned that it could also slow down the building of bitcoin's second layer.

Bitcoin Startup BitGo to Buy Asset Custodian

Blockchain security company BitGo will acquire Kingdom Trust in a new deal announced on Thursday.

Bitcoin Takes Davos Stage in Currency Panel Debate

Cryptocurrencies took the stage Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, during a panel discussion on bitcoin.

Lawmaker Says 'Tennessee Is Ready for Blockchain' at Bill Hearing

Tennessee legislators say the state is "ready for the blockchain."

World Leaders Are Talking Crypto at Davos

World leaders have struck a cautionary tone on cryptocurrencies in statements made during the World Economic Forum event in Davos.

Bitcoin Won't Cause Lehman-Style Meltdown, Says MAS Fintech Chief

The fintech chief at the Monetary Authority of Singapore believes bitcoin won't cause a financial meltdown like the 2008 Lehman Brothers bankruptcy.

Wyoming Lawmakers Want Exemptions for ICO Utility Tokens

Lawmakers in Wyoming have filed a bill that, if approved, would exempt some creators and sellers of blockchain tokens from securities regulations.

Robinhood Makes Big Bet on Bitcoin Trading

Mobile stock trading provider Robinhood is now providing bitcoin and ethereum trading alongside the traditional assets it offers.

Security Firm Guardtime Unveils Crypto Asset Storage Product

Guardtime and Metaco launched yesterday, "SILO", a new cryptocurrency asset management solution for banks and financial institutions.

Why a $39 Million ICO Chose Stellar Over Ethereum

Mobius Network has raised $39 million in its token sale, opting to use the Stellar network instead of the more popular ethereum.

Bitcoin Dev Jimmy Song Is Now at Blockchain Capital

Blockchain Capital has announced that Jimmy Song, a bitcoin core developer, has joined the blockchain firm as a venture partner.

Bitcoin Bull Reversal Sighted, But Momentum Proves Weak

Bitcoin bulls seem to have gained an upper hand, but the cryptocurrency is still struggling to find follow-through buying today.

Former Ripple Exec Invests $57.5 Million in Uphold

Digital money platform Uphold has received a $57.5 million investment from former Federal Reserve analyst and Ripple chief risk officer Greg Kidd.

SEC, CFTC Chiefs Eye Closer Crypto Scrutiny

Two U.S. financial regulators are increasing their commitment to bringing closer scrutiny to the cryptocurrency industry, according to their chiefs.

Arsenal Football Club to Promote iGaming Firm ICO

iGaming platform provider CashBet has partnered with Arsenal Football Club in a deal that will promote the firm's new crypto token.

Investors File Class Action Against BitConnect After Closure

A class action suit has been filed against exchange and lending platform BitConnect, which recently closed following U.S. cease-and-desist orders.

Ex-CFTC Commissioner Joins Crypto Exchange as Adviser

Bart Chilton, the former CFTC commissioner, is now taking his regulatory expertise to decentralized cryptocurrency exchange Omega One.

Audit Giant DNV GL Partners With Blockchain Startup to Track Assets

DNV GL and VeChain are teaming up to develop a blockchain to track arack all shipments.

Bitcoin Exchange Hit By Armed Robbers in Thwarted Theft

Canadian police are looking for two armed robbery suspects, having arrested one after an attempted heist at cryptocurrency exchange Canadian Bitcoins.

Digital Marketplace Startup Completes $15 Million Token Sale

Listia announced Wednesday it had raised $15 million in an ICO and will launch its decentralized marketplace Ink Protocol next month.