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Brady Dale / CoinDesk:
Study: the issuance of dollar-pegged cryptocurrency Tether had no meaningful impact on the price of Bitcoin   —  The issuance of tether (USDT), the controversial cryptocurrency tied to the U.S. dollar's value, has had no meaningful impact on the price of bitcoin, an academic study has found.
Sep 25, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
California's Fair Political Practices Commission bans political donations in cryptocurrencies for candidates running for public offices in the state   —  Candidates running for public offices in the U.S. state of California may not receive donations in cryptocurrencies, according to a new ruling from the state's political watchdog.
Sep 24, 2018, 4:30 AMIn context
Alyssa Hertig / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Core client, patched earlier this week, contained a second vulnerability that let attackers create new bitcoins above the 21M hard cap   —  This week's major bitcoin bug was even worse than developers initially let on.  —  The bug originally rocked the bitcoin world when it was reported …
Sep 22, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Daniel Palmer / CoinDesk:
Bitmain announces its next generation, 7 nm BM1391 ASIC to power its cryptocurrency miners   —  The bitcoin mining industry is having an exciting couple of days.  —  Just a day after Bitfury revealed a new 14nm mining chip called the Bitfury Clarke, Bitmain has upped the ante with the announcement …
Sep 21, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Anna Baydakova / CoinDesk:
Coinbase hires Brian Brooks, former Fannie Mae executive VP and general counsel, as its chief legal officer   —  Crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a new chief legal officer in its ongoing push to grow its leadership team.  —  Brian Brooks, a former executive vice president …
Sep 19, 2018, 11:40 PMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Zaif says it was hacked and ~$60M worth of cryptocurrency, including 6,000 bitcoin, were stolen from exchange's hot wallets   —  Yet another Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked with a loss of total 6.7 billion yen, or $60 million worth of cryptocurrency, including 6,000 bitcoin.
Sep 19, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
NY AG report on cryptocurrency trading platforms finds many are vulnerable to market manipulation, refers some to regulator for potential legal violations   —  The New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has released a report on cryptocurrency trading platforms, finding that many are vulnerable …
Sep 18, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Cloudflare debuts IPFS Gateway, an easy way to access content from the P2P-driven InterPlanetary File System that does not require installing special software   —  Internet security provider Cloudflare is introducing a new product to help users more easily access the InterPlanetary File System …
Sep 17, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Leigh Cuen / CoinDesk:
Coinbase says it plans to expand its New York City office, which caters to institutional clients, to 150 employees next year, up from 20 currently   —  The crypto industry unicorn Coinbase has aggressive growth plans for its newly opened New York office, which caters to institutional clients.
Sep 16, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Brady Dale / CoinDesk:
After running Tezos blockchain network in beta since June, Tezos Foundation will officially launch its protocol on Monday   —  The “experimental” phase for the Tezos blockchain is over.  —  On Monday morning, the Tezos Foundation will officially announce that the protocol will no longer be in a beta period …
Sep 15, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context

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