• Market Cap: $121b

  • Jan 16, 2019

Aditya Worah is a former advertising professional, a freelance tech writer and a cryptocurrency enthusiast. He is pursuing a degree in journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai.

Cryptopia Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked, Trading Suspended

Earlier today, New Zealand-based Cryptopia cryptocurrency exchange broke the news that there has been a major security breach, following which it went offline.

BitMex Closing Accounts of US and Canada-based Users

Bitmex has been shutting down the accounts of cryptocurrency traders based in the US and Quebec in Canada amid regulatory uncertainty.

Bitmain Shutting Down Amsterdam Office, Pauses Texas Mining Operations

Bitmain will now be shutting down their Amsterdam office, and have reportedly paused their mining operations in Texas. 

Bitcoin Could Have Died in 2010 - But Satoshi Nakamoto’s Hard Fork Saved It!

2010 was the year when the price of Bitcoin hit $0.1 for the first time. However, it was also the year Bitcoin could have died. 

Hackers Post Bitcoin Scam From South African Cricket Board’s Twitter Account

Twitter account of the South African Cricket Board was hacked. The hackers posted tweets promoting a Bitcoin scam from the @OfficialCSA account.

Indian Bank Terminates Accounts With Crypto-Related Transactions

India's Kotak Mahindra Bank has begun to terminate accounts of users who they find being involved in cryptocurrency-related transactions.

State Legislature of Wyoming Passes Two New Crypto and Blockchain Related Bills

Two new house bills have been approved and passed by the State Legislature of Wyoming, which deal with cryptocurrency and the blockchain industries.

Japan’s FSA Approves Coincheck As Registered Cryptocurrency Exchange

The FSA approved Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange: making it just the 17th fully-registered exchange in the country. 

HBUS Cryptocurrency Exchange Re-Branded to Huobi

The HBUS cryptocurrency exchange, which is the official US partner of China-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi will now be known as Huobi in the US as well.

Hackers Impersonate Verified Coinbase Account to Scam Twitter Users

The verified Twitter account of Belgian Non-Profit Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB) was hacked and renamed as Coinbase in an attempt to scam users.