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Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Tether, a service that offers dollar-backed digital tokens, says tokens worth $30M were stolen by hackers and it has suspended its back-end wallet service   —  Tether, the company behind a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency widely used in the market's exchange trade, is claiming that its systems …
Nov 21, 2017, 1:05 AMIn context
Brady Dale / CoinDesk:
Brave browser now allows you to directly pay YouTube creators with bitcoin or Basic Attention Tokens   —  Users of the Brave Browser can now donate cryptocurrency, including the company's Basic Attention Token (BAT), directly to YouTubers.  —  With today's release of version 0.19.x …
Nov 17, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Coinbase announces Custody, a digital asset storage service for institutional clients with a minimum of $10M in deposits; early access product launching in 2018   —  Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange startup Coinbase is launching a new storage service aimed specifically at institutional investors.
Nov 16, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Aaron Stanley / CoinDesk:
Class action suit filed against Tezos founders alleges they sold unregistered securities at ICO, weeks after another suit alleged violation of US securities law   —  For the second time in less than three weeks, a lawsuit has been filed against the founders of the Tezos project.
Nov 15, 2017, 8:35 PMIn context
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

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