Year: 2019

ING Bank Signs 5-Year Licensing Deal With R3 for Access to Its Blockchain Platform Corda

ING bank has signed a five-year deal to have unlimited licences for R3’s commercial blockchain platform, Corda Enterprise. Dutch international bank ING has signed a deal with enterprise blockchain consortium R3 for access to R3’s commercial blockchain platform, according to a press release published Jan. 22. As a part of the five-year agreement, ING Bank […]

New Analysis Suggests $16 Million in Crypto Stolen in Cryptopia Hack

Analysts estimate that as much as ~$16 million worth of Ethereum and ERC20 tokens were stolen in the recent hack of New Zealand exchange Cryptopia. As much as $16 million worth of Ethereum (ETH) and ERC20 tokens were stolen in the recent hack of New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, according to an analysis from blockchain infrastructure […]

 

Bitcoin.org founder worried about Jihan Wu’s disappearance post Bitmain ousting

Jihan Wu, the former CEO of Bitmain, the Bitcoin mining manufacturer, has absconded from social media leaving the cryptocurrency community worried, especially the co-owner of Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk.org, known by his pseudonym Cobra. Trouble began brewing back in November when the Bitcoin Cash community was split between Jihan Wu and Roger Ver’s Bitcoin Cash ABC […]

Bitcoin Hovers Over $3,550 as Top Cryptos See Slight Losses

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate losses, with Bitcoin hovering over $3,570. Tuesday, Jan. 22 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate losses on the day to press time. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is still hovering over $3,550, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At […]

Iceland: Figurehead in Bitcoin Miner Heist Jailed for More Than Four Years

Suspect in Bitcoin miner heist Sindri Þór Stefánsson managed to flee to Sweden before authorities arrested him in the Netherlands. An Icelandic man has received a four-and-a-half-year prison sentence for stealing Bitcoin mining equipment, local English-language news outlet Iceland Monitor reported Jan. 17. Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who in April 2018 boarded a flight to Stockholm […]