Investigation into Bitcoin Exchange Cryptsy Issues Subpoenas, CEO Remains Missing

The court-appointed receiver for Cryptsy, the defunct, Florida-based cryptocurrency exchange that claims to have lost more than $5 million in investors’ funds to theft, has filed a report that identifies some of the banks and exchanges the defendants used in operating the scheme that left hundreds of investors without access to their accounts. The receiver, […]

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Video: Explore 360° of a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine

 A secretive bitcoin mining operation in China. $8 million in mining revenue every year and a 360° view of the secretive facility. Chandler Guo is a Chinese bitcoin entrepreneur and owner of Bitbank, a secretive Chinese mining operation far removed from the control of the Chinese government who haven’t taken a clear stance on the […]

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Norway Authorities Nab 15 Drug Dealers In Silk Road ‘2.0’ Operation

Norway police made their largest drug bust ever last month when they arrested 15 people selling drugs on what they claim is the second version of the notorious Silk Road online marketplace that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation closed in 2013, according to the The Local Europe AB, a Swedish news source. Investigation Launches Kripos, Norway’s […]

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Bitcoin Price Correction Below Resistance

Bitcoin price confidently pushed into the resistance zone below $470 yesterday, only to fall short and sell-off, today. Today’s analysis identifies potential technical support in the chart. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 discount using the code […]

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Password Manager LastPass Hints at Bitcoin Acceptance

LastPass, commonly known as the most popular password manager and vault around has hinted at Bitcoin acceptance as payment for its paid (and premium) accounts. Widely-used password manager and storage vault LastPass could soon begin accepting bitcoin as payment from users. The reveal came via a social media post recently from its support account, stating […]

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Coinfirm Opens First Blockchain Lab in Central Europe

Blockchain startup Coinfirm.io has announced the launch of the first Blockchain lab to collaborate on the innovation’s development, research and collaboration in the region. Coinfirm, a Polish blockchain startup has launched the Coinfirm Block Lab, a go-to hub for blockchain development and research. The platform also seeks to bring in regulatory institutions to participate and […]

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Peace & Stability Through The Blockchain: Information Sharing

This is part 5 of CCN’s series, “Peace & Stability Through The Blockchain.” For part 1, click here. For part 2, click here. For part 3, click here. For part 4, click here. In part 5, we look at how information might be shared on a blockchain system. Journalism and Information Sharing The WikiLeaks example […]

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Bitcoin Wallet iPay You Simplifies Sending And Receiving Bitcoin

iPay You, a Seattle, Wash.-based bitcoin wallet created by Gene Kavner, a former director of Amazon Associates and a Microsoft veteran, allows users to send bitcoin to people who don’t already have a bitcoin account, using text or email. It also makes it possible to buy bitcoin using a U.S. bank account – the web app […]

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Report: Russian Ministries Question Bitcoin Criminal Liabilities

The Ministry of Justice and the Interior Ministry in Russia have – according to reports – questioned the “public danger” that Bitcoin supposedly brings, as proposed by the Russian Ministry of Finance. Unsubstantiated reports from Russian news outlets quoting prominent Russian news agency Interfax have revealed voices in the Ministry of Justice and the Interior […]

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