Snowden Leaks Evidence of NSA Surveillance of Digital Currencies

Snowden Leaks Evidence of NSA Surveillance of Digital Currencies

The whistleblower who revealed the NSA’s extensive surveillance of US citizens in 2013 recently leaked documents detailing the agency’s efforts to monitor the Bitcoin blockchain and identify its users.
House Subcommittee Holds First Ever Hearing on Cryptocurrencies

House Subcommittee Holds First Ever Hearing On Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

The US House of Representatives finally gave ear to the emerging cryptocurrency market this Wednesday.  Mid-morning on March 14th, 2018, the Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments subcommittee held a testimony entitled “Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO markets.”

Uber Halts Self-Driving Car Program after Pedestrian Struck, Killed

A self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona Sunday night, in what appears to be the first pedestrian death involving...
Vermont Pilot Program Completes First Blockchain-Based Real Estate Deal in the US

Vermont Pilot Program Completed First Blockchain-Based Real Estate Transaction in the US

  On February 20, 2018, the first real estate transaction in the US using blockchain for the settlement and title registry was conducted in a...

Leaked Emails Seemingly Exonerate IOTA of Alleged Vulnerabilities

A 124-page long email conversation between IOTA team members and the MIT-affiliated Digital Currency Initiative was leaked to The Tangler over the weekend, and it sheds light on the debate over IOTA’s security.
Autonio: The Automated Nexus of Intelligent Operations

Autonio Brings its Decentralized, AI-Enabled Crypto Trading Platform to Mobile

On February 28, 2018, the team launched the Android version of the platform, fitting autonomous trading capabilities within the palm of one’s hand and making it the first mobile trading bot for crypto-assets.
Man Who Claimed to be Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto is Facing $10 Billion Lawsuit

Man Who Claims to be Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto is Facing $10 Billion Lawsuit

  Craig Wright, who gained massive media attention and skepticism from the community for claiming to be Bitcoin’s pseudonymous inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto, is being sued...
Payments Startup Circle Acquires Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex in $400 Million Deal

Payments Startup Circle Acquires Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex in $400 Million Deal

With the accelerating growth of the crypto-asset class and as the underlying technology becomes more prominent within the public consciousness, mergers and acquisitions of this sort will become more common. According to coverage by Fortune, the deal is reportedly to have been $400 million.