Bitcoin IoT Startup Filament Nets $9.5 Million in New Funding

Blockchain IoT startup Filament has raised nearly $9.5m in new funding, according to a filing submitted to the SEC late last year. The documents indicate that the Nevada-based company has raised $9,477,226 so far – a move that comes less than two years after finalizing a $5m Series A round with backing from...
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Bitcoin IoT Startup Filament Nets $9.5 Million in Ongoing Funding

Blockchain IoT startup Filament has raised nearly $9.5m in new funding, according to a filing submitted to the SEC late last year. The documents indicate that the Nevada-based company has raised $9,477,226 so far – a move that comes less than two years after finalizing a $5m Series A round with backing from...
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Bitcoin Price Surges to Within $30 of All-Time High

The price of bitcoin has surged overnight, closing in on its all-time high set back in 2013. Immediately prior to reporting, global average prices had reached a high for the session of around $1,137, according to the Bitcoin Price Index. Notably, that figure is less than $30 below...
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Zcash Prices Sink Below $30 in Market First

The price of the privacy-oriented digital currency zcash traded below $30 on most of its major exchanges today, a first for the publicly traded blockchain token launched last October. The cryptocurrency, which leverages zero-knowledge proofs called zk-SNARKS, fell to as little as $27.83 during the...
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Cryptsy Class Action Lawyers Launch New Claims Site

The legal team behind the class action lawsuit against defunct digital currency exchange Cryptsy has launched a new site in a bid to locate potential claimants. The site, CryptsySettlement.com, details the process by which affected customers of the exchange can submit a claim or to request...
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Danish Police Claim Breakthrough in Bitcoin Tracking

Danish police are claiming to have developed software for tracing bitcoin transactions that has led to successful drug convictions, according to local reports. As reported by Berlingske, a new toolkit has reportedly enabled law enforcement officials in Denmark to press forward in cases involving the digital currency. The...
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Major Banks Use Blockchain Prototype for Live Oil Trade

Two major European banks have released the initial results of a blockchain prototype focused on oil trading. The project, called Easy TradING Connect, was unveiled last month as part of a broader blockchain proof-of-concept push by Dutch financial services company ING, and was developed collaboratively with...
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New Ethereum Blockchain Consortium Could Run on Experimental Tech

An enterprise consortium is exploring the possibility of using blockchain-based governance technology to help its members vote on various measures. According to sources, the newly formed Enterprise Ethereum group is considering a more distributed approach to self-management, rather than the more traditional leadership structure adopted by competing blockchain...
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