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6 Hours Ago   At this point, gender inequality in tech is well documented. As it turns out, the blockchain industry is absolutely no different – there is a staggeringly disproportionate amount of males employed by the next wave of cryptocurrency companies.

4 Days Ago   ConsenSys, the blockchain behemoth powering a swathe of Ethereum-related software, is letting 13 percent of its staff go in a bid to retain a sense of viability.

5 Days Ago   Another day, another mad cryptocurrency anomaly. For a brief moment, the price of Ethereum on Coinbase Pro (formerly known as GDAX) collapsed from almost $100 down to a measly $13.

5 Days Ago   Switzerland‘s state-run postal and telecoms services are hellbent on building a national blockchain in a bid to recruit local businesses to convert to distributed ledger technology (DLT).

6 Days Ago   Singaporeans have lost $78,000 to cryptocurrency investment scams in the last three months, after authorities uncovered a wave of fraudulent marketing campaigns. Cryptocurrency con-artists have duped citizens with phony articles featuring well-known Singaporean personalities to garner credibility, local media reports.

6 Days Ago   A television host in New Zealand has denounced Bitcoin scammers for impersonating him to fraudulently market a dodgy cryptocurrency business. In a sharp message, breakfast host Daniel Faitaua made it perfectly clear: he has never owned any Bitcoin, and any websites stating otherwise are absolutely false, local media reports.

7 Days Ago   The bear market – which many optimistically hoped would only span a few months – has swallowed the entire year, and with it, a string of cryptocurrency projects.

7 Days Ago   There’s no doubt the 2018 bear market has been rough, but some cryptocurrency traders have been taking advantage. Actively trading whales have accumulated more Ethereum this year than at any other time in its history.

8 Days Ago   Switzerland‘s blockchain-related businesses are one step closer to legitimacy. Local cryptocurrency startups can now apply for a new license that would allow them to handle deposits of up to $100 million, a right normally reserved for banks.

8 Days Ago   Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Those that buy into cryptocurrency normally fall into two camps: you’re either an investor, or a trader.

12 Days Ago   Believe it or not, the thousand-dollar, crypto-centric smartphone from Sirin Labs is actually here. It officially launched today at an exclusive event in Barcelona. Blockchain fans are now able to place the first orders for the FINNEY, a fully-featured smartphone that comes complete with an embedded hardware wallet for storing cryptocurrency, priced at $999.

13 Days Ago   Leading cybersecurity unit Kaspersky Labs has warned hackers are “reprofiling” the world’s most well-known botnets en masse in order to spread their cryptocurrency mining malware as widely as possible.

13 Days Ago   A week after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) dished out massive fines and closed a prominent “decentralized” exchange, its chairman is dashing hopes for Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) one more time.

14 Days Ago   Another major European supermarket is getting in on the distributed ledger (DLT) fun. Auchan, a global leader in food distribution, is set to roll out a blockchain platform to allow customers to track goods from field to fork.

14 Days Ago   The most recent collapse of the cryptocurrency market has had an interesting effect on blockchain token developers. In the past month, teams have withdrawn at least 170,000 ETH ($17.7 million) from their cryptocurrency coffers, marking the third biggest withdrawal period of this year.

15 Days Ago   Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Since 2009, estimates suggest criminals have used the hyper-connected cryptocurrency ecosystem to launder well over $2.5 billion worth of dirty Bitcoin.

15 Days Ago   It’s not just US regulators intent on cleaning up the blockchain industry. In the UK, financial regulators are closing in on more dodgy cryptocurrency businesses than ever before.

18 Days Ago   Fledging web browser Brave, which doubles as an ecosystem for rewarding content creators with its native cryptocurrency, has drawn heavy criticism for the way it intends to combat fraudsters looking to exploit its platform for profit.

18 Days Ago   Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. In the world of cryptocurrency, tokens are king.

19 Days Ago   The French confederation of tobacconists is hellbent on allowing tobacco stores (tabacs) across the country to sell special coupons for Bitcoin and Ethereum, as a way of keeping up with the times.

19 Days Ago   Two major South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have been forced offline, after critical Amazon Web Services (AWS) servers suffered nationwide failure Thursday morning. AWS, one of the world’s widely used cloud services, was hit with major internal server failures that brought popular digital asset exchanges, Upbit and Coinone, to a screeching halt.

20 Days Ago   It hasn’t been long since the monstrously wasteful hash wars began, but it already seems both newly spawned blockchains are running into potentially crippling technical difficulties.

20 Days Ago   Remember that kid that got tortured by his friends in an attempt to steal his Bitcoin about a month ago? Well, turns out he may have actually made his cryptocurrency fortune by stealing it from a Silicon Valley exec, after pulling an elaborate SIM-swapping scheme.

21 Days Ago   Financial regulators of North Dakota have ordered a dodgy Russian cryptocurrency company to cease and desist operations in the state, after discovering it had impersonated a bank in Liechtenstein to falsely market an initial coin offering (ICO).

21 Days Ago   TRON founder and prolific marketeer, Justin Sun, has just pulled a megafamous rabbit out of his hat. None other than Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketballers of all time, will attend TRON’s blockchain conference next year, for some reason.

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