Federal court has entered case-ending sanctions against Craig Wright in the long-running court battle between Wright and the estate of his deceased developer partner, Dave Kleiman. Judge Bruce E. Reinhart has ordered Wright to give up half of his $10 billion bitcoin fortune and half of the intellectual property the Continue Reading
Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt has announced it will open its Bakkt Warehouse to customers on September 6, allowing them to hold their bitcoin with the firm. With the launch of the warehouse, Bakkt will also begin offering regulated, physically settled bitcoin futures on September 23.
Privacy-focused web browser Brave has announced plans to develop its own crypto wallet, which will run on MetaMask’s open-source codebase. The wallet will support Ethereum tokens, including Brave’s own native BAT, and cryptocollectibles like CryptoKitties.
Earlier this week, Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority granted a banking and securities dealer license to crypto financial service Sygnum. Now, as the business attempts to become a full-fledged bank in Switzerland, it’s looking to obtain a banking license in Singapore.
Investors in messaging app Telegram’s Gram token will reportedly receive the first batch of tokens starting October 31. Telegram has also informed investors that the Gram testnet will be made available a couple of weeks before the tokens are delivered.
Researchers at sharia advisory firm Amanie Advisors have published a white paper certifying that Ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, Ether, is sharia compliant because of its utility token classification.
The political action committee BitPAC has plans to conduct its own initial coin offering to help raise funds for US House candidate Dan Bishop.
Through a partnership with the HackerOne bug bounty platform, the Libra Association is inviting the public to report vulnerabilities in the Libra network code, offering a max reward of $10,000.
Agencies to include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, an Australian investigative agency, and an unnamed agency have opened separate investigations into the defunct Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX.
Presenting itself as an app to help players cheat at the online battle royale game Fortnite, Syrk encrypts files on a user’s hard drive and demands a ransom paid in crypto. If the ransom is not paid, the malicious software begins deleting files one by one.