Game of Coins: Inside the Paxos-Gemini Stablecoin Discount War

by Leigh Cuen

‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Put Funds At Risk, Developers Say After Fix

| Christine Kim

The "critical vulnerability" found by developers of the mimblewimble privacy coin Beam is said to have put user funds directly at risk of being…

US Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill Seeking ‘Safe Harbor’ for Some Crypto Startups

| Nikhilesh De

Rep. Tom Emmer has re-introduced a bill hoping to provide crypto startups which do not store users' tokens exemptions from state-level money…

New WordPress Publishing Platform Will Offer Blockchain Features

| Yogita Khatri

WordPress is launching a news publishing platform backed by Google and ConsenSys, with blockchain tools on offer from Civil.

Bitwage Now Lets Firms Pay Salaried Staff in Crypto

| Zack Seward

A new product from Bitwage makes it easier to handle payroll taxes when paying employees in bitcoin or ether.

New Zealand Police Keeping ‘Open Mind’ on Cryptopia Hack

| Yogita Khatri

New Zealand Police says the investigation into the hack of crypto exchange Cryptopia is complex and it's keeping an "open mind" on all possibilities.

Will Bitcoin’s Price Extend Its Four-Year January Losing Streak?

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin has reported losses in January for the last four years, and a fifth now looks on the cards.

Bankrupt Bitcoin Miner Giga Watt Forced to Cease Daily Operations

| Yogita Khatri

Bankrupt bitcoin mining firm Giga Watt has said it's shutting down operations after its power was cut and facility access was blocked.

Ford, LG to Pilot IBM Blockchain in Fight Against Child Labor

| Anna Baydakova

A new blockchain project will track cobalt from a mine in Africa to a Ford Motor plant in the U.S.

Ethereum Clients Release New Software In Wake of Hard Fork Delay

| Nikhilesh De and Christine Kim

Major ethereum clients are releasing new versions of their software to prevent the now-delayed Constantinople hard fork from triggering.

First Grin Block Mined as Mimblewimble Privacy Crypto Goes Live

| Christine Kim

Grin, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency built on "mimblewimble" tech, has gone live on mainnet.