India is Cracking Down on OneCoin

Reports are emerging that authorities in India are undertaking a broad crackdown on OneCoin, a digital currency investment scheme widely believed to be fraudulent. Outlets such as Times of India, The Hindu and Hindustan Times report that as many as 18 individuals have been arrested...
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Former Coinbase Engineer Launches Ethereum Search Engine

A former software engineer for cryptocurrency exchange startup Coinbase has launched a new search engine for ethereum, the second largest blockchain platform by market cap. Created by Antonio Juliano, dubbed Weipoint and unveiled in a Medium post, the tool is designed to provide a means to...
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Bitcoin Price Sets New Single Exchange All-Time High

The price of bitcoin reached the highest level observed at any time, on any exchange today, reaching $1,411 on British Virgin Islands-based Bitfinex. However, far from a rallying cry for bitcoin enthusiasts, the bitcoin price has emerged as an outlier among those offered by its global...
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Spotify Acquires Blockchain Startup Mediachain

In what is the highest-profile purchase of an industry firm so far in 2017, music streaming giant Spotify has acquired blockchain startup Mediachain Labs. As profiled by CoinDesk last year, Mediachain sought to develop a platform that would enable creators to attach information to projects and create a...
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Ripple Adds 10 New Financial Firms to ‘Blockchain Network’

Ripple is adding 10 new banks and financial services providers to what it’s now calling its “blockchain network”. Founded in 2012, Ripple has raised nearly $100m for its distributed ledger tech and related payments products, but it has been increasingly active of late in seeking to formalize enterprise...
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Ripple Adds 10 New Bank Partners to ‘Blockchain Network’

Ripple is adding 10 new banks and financial services providers to what it’s now calling its “blockchain network”. Founded in 2012, Ripple has raised nearly $100m for its distributed ledger tech and related payments products, but it has been increasingly active of late in seeking to formalize enterprise...
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