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Russian Opposition Leader Raises $3 Million in Bitcoin Donations

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has attracted $3 million of bitcoin donations over the last three years. Powered by WPeMatico


Out of Testnet and Into Alpha: Lightning Labs’ Desktop Application Is Live

Lightning Labs just released an alpha version of its Lightning Network wallet. The desktop application is now compatible with Bitcoin’s mainnet and it leverages Neutrino (the protocol, not the analytics company acquired by Coinbase) to give users a lightweight option … Continue reading


Cashaa Now Accepts Debit, Credit Cards for Crypto Purchases

Online banking platform Cashaa is set to allow users to purchase bitcoin, ether and Cashaa’s own token, CAS, using major credit and debit cards.This new service is a follow-up to the Business Banking Services Cashaa launched earlier in April 2019, … Continue reading


South Korean Hospital to Create Blockchain Medical Data Management Platform

Blockchain medical tech startups Longenesis and Insilico Medicine and South Korean hospital Gil Medical Center will jointly create a blockchain-based health data management solution. Blockchain-powered medical data marketplace Longenesis and biotechnology company Insilico Medicine have entered into an agreement with … Continue reading


IBM Issued Patent for DLT-Supported Data Sharing and Validation

Tech giant IBM has been awarded a patent for a mobile data sharing method that involves a distributed ledger. Tech giant IBM has been awarded a patent for a mobile data sharing method that uses distributed ledger technology (DLT), according … Continue reading


Lots of Building on BCH as Bitcoin.com’s REST Layer Sees Millions of Requests

Over the last year, Bitcoin.com has released a robust Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer platform loaded with programming tools like Bitbox as well as the newly launched Badger and SLP tool kits. In addition to these services, Bitcoin.com provides programmers with … Continue reading


Societe Generale Subsidiary Issues 100 Million Euro Bond on Ethereum Blockchain

French specialized credit institution Societe Generale SFH has issued a 100 million euro bond as a security token on the Ethereum blockchain. French specialized credit institution Societe Generale SFH issued a 100 million euro ($112 million) bond as a security … Continue reading


BlockFi Now Has Over $53 Million in Client Crypto Under Management

Crypto wealth management and lending company BlockFi now has over $53 million in client crypto assets under management. BlockFi crypto wealth management and lending company now has over $53 million in client crypto assets under management. BlockFi announced the update … Continue reading


Over $100 Million Missing: CoinBene Claims Maintenance, a Month of Questions Point Toward a Hack

Back in March 2019, the CoinBene cryptocurrency exchange denied that it suffered a hack but claimed to be undergoing maintenance, despite losing 109 ERC-20 tokens worth about $105 million. Remember CoinBene, the cryptocurrency exchange platform that denied being hacked at … Continue reading


Following Expansions, Japanese Regulator Investigates Local Crypto Exchanges

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is looking into two major cryptocurrency exchange platforms as part of an investigation.According to a report published by Reuters Japan on April 23, 2019, the investigation by the financial watchdog is connected to the legal … Continue reading