Bitcoin Exchange Coin.mx Trial Ends With Two Convictions

Two individuals connected to the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Coin.max have been convicted following a trial in New York. A Manhattan jury sided with the prosecution in convicting Coin.mx operator Yuri Lebedev and Pastor Trevon Gross. Both Lebedev and Gross had been charged with bribery and conspiracy...
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G20 Should Create Central Bank Blockchain Consortium, Report Says

Blockchain is key for an inclusive, transparent and accountable digital economy in G20 countries, according to a new report published by the international economic forum. Notably, the work’s author raises the possibility of G20 creating a “central banks blockchain consortium”, intended to study possible blockchain-based national fiat currencies....
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Charts: How Bitcoin’s Market Dominance is Being Challenged

Given its status as the original blockchain protocol, it should be no surprise that bitcoin has long dominated the digital currency markets. In terms of market capitalization, it dwarfs other cryptocurrencies. Its first-mover status and widespread adoption has (so far) given bitcoin the dual advantage of network...
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BTCC Launches Mobile Bitcoin Wallet for Android and iOS

China-based bitcoin startup BTCC is launching its Mobi payments app for Android and iOS today. Unveiled last fall during the Money2020 payments industry conference in Las Vegas, the firm said at the time that its app would appeal to a global market, with support for multiple currencies...
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IBM Goes Live With First Commercial Blockchains

Tech giant IBM is set to unveil what it’s calling the first “commercial application” of Hyperledger’s open-source Fabric codebase. Previously released in beta and scheduled for official release today, the offering – dubbed “IBM Blockchain” – is formally debuting in front of a group of 20,000 developers...
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The Ultimate List of ICO Resources

William Mougayar is the author of “The Business Blockchain” and a board advisor to, and investor in, various blockchain projects and startups (see: disclosures). On 25th May, 2017, he is organizing the Token Summit in New York, a one-day event discussing in-depth the token economy. In this opinion piece, Mougayar...
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