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Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Blockstack raises $4M round led by USV to build a Bitcoin-powered internet free of centralized servers   —  A new version of the Internet built on the bitcoin blockchain is another step closer to reality thanks to a $4m investment in Blockstack revealed in SEC documents earlier this week.
Jan 8, 2017, 11:00 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Federal judge approves IRS request to serve summons on Coinbase for user records as part of larger investigation into possible tax fraud by its users   —  The US Internal Revenue Service can serve bitcoin and ether exchange startup Coinbase with a summons for information about its users, a federal judge ordered today.
Nov 30, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Source: Goldman Sachs and Spanish banking group Banco Santander leave R3 blockchain consortium amid structural changes to deal   —  Spanish banking giant Banco Santander is no longer a member of the R3 blockchain consortium, CoinDesk has learned.  —  The news comes hours after it was revealed …
Nov 21, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Charles Bovaird / CoinDesk:
Zcash, a cryptocurrency based on Zerocash protocol that promises anonymous transactions using zero-knowledge proofs, launches October 28   —  “Deafening.”  —  That's how market analyst Arthur Hayes describes the enthusiasm ahead of the upcoming launch of a new digital currency called Zcash - and he's not alone.
Oct 28, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Visa announces 2017 pilot of Visa B2B Connect, a business-to-business payment platform based on Chain's blockchain technology   —  Visa has announced new details about a forthcoming business-to-business payments service developed in partnership with blockchain startup Chain.
Oct 21, 2016, 7:55 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Bank of America, Santander, and the Royal Bank of Canada partner to create a global blockchain payments network using Ripple's distributed ledger technology   —  Bank of America, Santander and the Royal Bank of Canada have today announced they've joined forces to create a global blockchain …
Sep 24, 2016, 7:55 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Winklevoss Bitcoin exchange Gemini Trading begins hosting daily BTC/USD auctions from today, expects to add additional trading pairs at a later date   —  Gemini Trading, the bitcoin and ethereum exchange founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, is set to begin hosting daily bitcoin auctions.
Sep 22, 2016, 7:30 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
New York federal judge rules Bitcoin is money in case involving defunct bitcoin exchange Coin.mx connected to a broader investigation into JPMorgan hack   —  A federal judge in New York has ruled that bitcoin constitutes a form of money.  —  The ruling comes from the ongoing case involving …
Sep 20, 2016, 9:45 AMIn context
Charles Bovaird / CoinDesk:
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex hacked, roughly 120K bitcoins worth $60M+ stolen; Bitcoin down almost 20%   —  The price of bitcoin fell sharply today exacerbating an already existing decline as global market participants reacted to news that one of the largest digital currency exchanges had been hacked.
Aug 2, 2016, 7:50 PMIn context
Jacob Donnelly / CoinDesk:
Experts ponder possible effects of Bitcoin “halving”, which cut miner rewards by 50% on Saturday, on Bitcoin price and the mining industry   —  It's an event that brings equal parts predictability and uncertainty.  —  For close to a year, bitcoin miners and investors have been preparing …
Jul 10, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context

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