An Old Crime in New Clothes: Hackers Demanding Bitcoin Ransom

The threat of blackmail never really goes away. It's just now the bad guys want their anonymous payments in bitcoin (BTC). In a Distributed Denial...

How Blockchain Is Bringing Universities, Industry Together

Blockchain technology has become a very popular topic for college students to study. So it didn’t take long for universities to form alliances with corporate...

ThirtyK Roundup: Rateonium ICO; Chicago and Las Vegas Conferences

On the crypto calendar this week: Rateonium's ICO; another big blockchain conference, this time in Las Vegas; and a mobile payments conference in the...

Cryptocurrencies Push Higher on Expansion News

Major cryptocurrencies ended the week higher after encouraging news from one of the world's largest crypto exchanges and from Fidelity Investments. Bolstering the market, observers...

4 Things You Need to Know About Sidechains

For some time blockchain developers have grappled with the speed and scaling limitations of the technology. In recent months, however, new approaches to so-called...

Why Blockchain Is Far From Boring

Cryptocurrency prices have largely stalled in recent months. Institutional players are coming into the space, supported by what is likely to be greater regulatory...

BitPay Warns of Malicious Code in Copay Wallets

If you use BitPay’s Copay app in a version from 5.0.2 to 5.1.0, don’t run or open it. The cryptocurrency payment processor alerted users that...

SEC’s Harsher Look Could Put Damper on ICO Activity

Under the increasingly harsher scrutiny of the Securities and Exchange Commission, some experts now say the initial coin offerings market could face a precipitous...

How Blockchain Can Be One Giant Leap for Mapping the Moon

As governments plan their next lunar expeditions and commercial space travel gets ready for takeoff, a group of lawyers, scientists and other experts is...

TillBilly: Consumers Will Love Paying With Crypto Plastic

Paper, plastic or crypto plastic? Get ready to pay for those stylish jeans at your local retailer, in person, using cryptocurrency. How? TillBilly, an Australian startup, unveiled...