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Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Bancor, a platform for launching blockchain tokens, raises ~$150M in largest-ever ICO   —  An initial coin offering (ICO) for a blockchain project called Bancor has set a new industry record, raising approximately $153m in ether, the native currency on the ethereum blockchain, as part of a crowdsale that concluded today.
Jun 12, 2017, 5:50 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Vancouver-based cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX says its Ethereum smart contract error was due to updating Geth software, which led to almost $15M in losses   —  A Canada-based digital currency exchange is out as much as $14m worth of the cryptocurrency ether.
Jun 3, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Jonathan Keane / CoinDesk:
Brendan Eich's browser startup, Brave, raises $35M via its initial coin offering, selling out in under 30 seconds   —  Brave, the upstart web browser founded by Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich, completed an initial coin offering (ICO) today that is likely to be distinguished for its speed and earnings.
May 31, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Blockstack releases developer edition of blockchain-powered browser, plans to introduce tokens later this year   —  Blockchain startup Blockstack has released a decentralized browser aimed at making apps more easily accessible.  —  In a way, the release is a kind of Netscape for the decentralized internet …
May 23, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Global distributed ledger consortium R3 raises $107M to develop blockchain-like tech for banks from 40+ investors including Intel, HSBC, BoA Merrill Lynch   —  Global banking consortium R3 has closed the largest funding round in the history of distributed ledger technology.
May 23, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
IBM launches IBM Blockchain service, based on Linux Foundation-backed Hyperledger's Fabric code, and details its two commercial deployments   —  Tech giant IBM is set to unveil what it's calling the first “commercial application” of Hyperledger's open-source Fabric codebase.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:50 AMIn context
Corin Faife / CoinDesk:
Cisco, Foxconn, Bosch, Gemalto, blockchain startups, and others form an alliance to develop blockchain-based security protocol for IoT devices   —  The Internet of Things (IoT) - the vast web of connected devices which is becoming a fundamental part of the technological infrastructure that surrounds us …
Jan 30, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
China's three largest bitcoin exchanges, BTCC, Huobi, and OKCoin, announce 0.2% fixed-rate fee on all buy and sell bitcoin and litecoin transactions   —  JChina's ‘Big Three’ bitcoin exchange businesses are taking new steps to “curb speculation” and “prevent volatility” in the nascent digital currency market.
Jan 25, 2017, 3:55 AMIn context
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

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