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Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Texas man Trendon Shavers pleads guilty to securities fraud in $4.5M bitcoin Ponzi scheme   —  Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud  —  Bitcoin Ponzi scheme perpetrator Trendon Shavers has plead guilty to securities fraud, a decision that reverses plea of not guilty submitted in March.
Sep 22, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Lawsuit says $1.8M worth of Bitcoin was stolen from BitPay as a result of phishing attack on the firm's CFO and CEO, insurer being sued over claims payout   —  BitPay Sues Insurer After Losing $1.8 Million in Phishing Attack  —  BitPay has filed suit against a Massachusetts insurance company …
Sep 18, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission defines Bitcoin and other virtual currencies as commodities   —  CFTC Ruling Defines Bitcoin and Digital Currencies as Commodities  —  The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued its first action against an unregistered bitcoin …
Sep 17, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Grace Caffyn / CoinDesk:
Large bitcoin-mining firm BitFury backs BIP 100 block-size proposal, which now has 35% of the network's total hash rate   —  BitFury Backs BIP 100 Blocksize Proposal  —  The best-capitalised mining firm in bitcoin has waded into the block size debate - stating it must be resolved by consensus.
Aug 28, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context
Grace Caffyn / CoinDesk:
Former Bitcoin lead developer Gavin Andresen, others launch Bitcoin XT fork amidst heated community discussions over how to avoid 1MB block “capacity cliff”   —  Bitcoin ‘Forked’ in Controversial Bid to Resolve Scalability Question  —  Two of bitcoin's best-known developers …
Aug 17, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Yessi Bello Perez / CoinDesk:
Coinbase launches Instant Bitcoin buying and selling, protects against price volatility   —  Coinbase Launches Instant Bitcoin Buying and Selling  —  Coinbase has announced the launch of its Instant Exchange, which will allow users to buy and sell bitcoin whilst protecting them against the digital currency's price volatility.
Jun 17, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Yessi Bello Perez / CoinDesk:
New York Stock Exchange launches a Bitcoin price index, NYXBT, will use data from Coinbase transactions to determine price   —  New York Stock Exchange Launches Bitcoin Price Index  —  The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has today announced the launch of a bitcoin price index (NYXBT).
May 19, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
US-based Bitcoin storage company Xapo is moving its headquarters to Switzerland citing customer privacy concerns, will keep small presence in Palo Alto   —  Xapo Moves to Switzerland Citing Customer Privacy Concerns  —  Xapo has officially relocated its corporate headquarters to Zurich …
May 16, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Report: most or all of Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins stolen between early 2011 and May 2013, long before the exchange collapsed in February 2014   —  Most Mt Gox Bitcoins Were Gone by May 2013, Report Claims  —  Mt Gox's missing bitcoins were stolen from the exchange over a period of time beginning in 2011 …
Apr 19, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
New Bitcoin Foundation Director Bruce Fenton Pledges Fiscal Reform   —  Veteran bitcoin activist Bruce Fenton has been named the Bitcoin Foundation's newest executive director.  —  Elected by a 5-to-1 vote, Fenton succeeds interim executive director Patrick Murck and outgoing executive director Jon Matonis …
Apr 14, 2015, 1:30 AMIn context

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