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CoinDesk:
Mining begins of Bitcoin Gold, a fork of Bitcoin that aims to thwart specialized mining chips   —  The newest fork of the bitcoin blockchain is officially live after a rocky start.  —  Developers for the project, dubbed bitcoin gold, published software for the breakaway cryptocurrency today, releasing the code on GitHub as well.
Nov 13, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Marc Hochstein / CoinDesk:
Organizers behind Bitcoin's Segwit2x fork, including Jeff Garzik, Mike Belshe, and Erik Voorhees, say the proposal has been called off due to lack of consensus   —  The organizers of a controversial bitcoin scaling proposal are suspending an attempt to increase the block size by way of a software upgrade.
Nov 8, 2017, 12:49 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Esports betting startup Unikrn, backed by Mark Cuban, raises $31M in ICO; Unikoin Gold token to act as a medium of exchange for bettors to use on the platform   —  E-sports betting startup Unikrn has raised roughly $31 million in an initial coin offering.  —  The firm collected 112,720 ethers …
Oct 23, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Marc Hochstein / CoinDesk:
Abra raises $16M Series B led by Foxconn for its multi-currency digital wallet app   —  Bitcoin startup Abra has completed a $16 million Series B led by manufacturing giant Foxconn.  —  Announced today at the Money2020 conference in Las Vegas, the new capital brings Abra's total funding to more than $30 million.
Oct 23, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
LedgerX starts trading first regulator-approved cryptocurrency derivatives in US, clears $1M+ worth of bitcoin swaps and options in the first week   —  The first regulated cryptocurrency derivative trades have taken place on a U.S. exchange.  —  In a statement to the press today …
Oct 23, 2017, 6:15 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Power Ledger, an Australian blockchain startup specializing in energy trading applications, raises $34M in an ICO   —  Australian blockchain startup Power Ledger has raised $34 million in an initial coin offering (ICO).  —  That figure includes the $17 million the firm …
Oct 6, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Ash Bennington / CoinDesk:
Bitwise Asset Management launches HOLD 10 hedge fund for an index of top 10 cryptocurrencies weighted by market cap with 2% annual fees and $10K min investment   —  A startup led by former Facebook and Google employees is launching a cryptocurrency index fund.
Oct 2, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
SEC, in apparent first, charges two companies behind recent ICOs, Diamond Reserve Club World and REcoin, and their founder Maksim Zaslavskiy, with fraud   —  The SEC has brought what appears to be its first charges against a company utilizing the initial coin offering (ICO) fundraising model.
Sep 29, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Nolan Bauerle / CoinDesk:
Q2 2017 Blockchain Report: ICO funding hits $797M, exceeding VC funding in blockchain industry by 3x; total value of all cryptocurrencies is $100B, up 4x QoQ   —  To download the full State of Blockchain Q2 2017, visit CoinDesk Research.  —  Q2 at a glance:  — The asset class diversifies and bitcoin's total dominance wanes.
Sep 10, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Blockchain Firms Ripple, R3 File Dueling Lawsuits Over Crypto Contract Dispute   —  Distributed ledger startups Ripple and R3 have become embroiled in a new legal battle, with both startups filing lawsuits related to a contract dispute between the two firms.  —  Ripple alleged in a complaint …
Sep 8, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context

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