Jon Russell - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin Techcrunch: Korean crypto exchange Bithumb says it lost over $30M following a hackJust weeks after Korean crypto exchange Coinrail lost $40 million through an alleged hack, another in the crypto-mad country — Bithumb — has claimed hackers made off with over $30 million in…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/45848Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:44:38 -0700
Techcrunch: Coinbase opens its crypto index fund to accredited U.S. investorsFresh from revealing plans to add Ethereum Classic to its exchange, crypto giant Coinbase today announced that its cryptocurrency index fund — first revealed in March — is open to investors in the…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/45394Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:47:41 -0700
Techcrunch: Naspers is in talks to invest in Southeast Asia’s CarousellNaspers, the South Africa-based firm that famously backed Chinese giant Tencent in its infancy, is in talks to invest in Singapore-based startup Carousell, according to two sources with knowledge of…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/45313Mon, 11 Jun 2018 22:42:23 -0700
Techcrunch: Coinbase will add Ethereum Classic to its exchange ‘in the coming months’Coinbase may be one of the most-lauded crypto exchanges, but it supports just four coins right now which is far fewer than most others. That’s about to change a little after it announced plans to add…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/45305Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:57:49 -0700
Techcrunch: Korean crypto exchange Coinrail loses over $40M in tokens following a hackAnother day, another crypto hack. This time it’s Korea, the crypto-mad Asian country, where an exchange called Coinrail lost more than $40 million in altcoins, ICO-issued tokens that aren’t bitcoin or…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/45202Sun, 10 Jun 2018 09:53:25 -0700
Techcrunch: Announcing the TechCrunch Ethereum Meetup alongside our blockchain event in ZugThere are already many, many reasons to attend TechCrunch’s first blockchain event this coming July 6 in Zug, Switzerland. You’ll hear from industry leaders including Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin,…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44404Sun, 03 Jun 2018 23:00:00 -0700
Techcrunch: Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, plans $1 billion investment fundThe upstarts of crypto aren’t just aiming to disrupt the startup status quo, some are rivaling traditional venture capital investors, too. That’s particularly evident today after Binance, the world’s…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44352Fri, 01 Jun 2018 05:53:46 -0700
Techcrunch: Coinbase goes after Wall Street with new services for institutional investorsCoinbase is courting Wall Street after it announced plans to launch a range of new services aimed at institutional investors, who are finally beginning to embrace crypto. The main new arrival is…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43947Tue, 15 May 2018 06:10:07 -0700
Techcrunch: Ripple is going after startups to build an ecosystem around its XRP cryptocurrencyIt’s finally happening. Ripple is making a push to expand the use of the XRP cryptocurrency it created into new verticals and segments beyond the payment and banking space where the company is…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43909Mon, 14 May 2018 06:16:36 -0700
Techcrunch: ConsenSys, Enigma, Monaco, EximChain and Benetech join TechCrunch’s blockchain eventLet’s talk events… TechCrunch events: we’re confirming five more names for our upcoming blockchain show on July 6. Joe Lubin, a co-founder of Ethereum and the founder of ConsenSys, Enigma founder and…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43858Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:12 -0700
Techcrunch: Catch Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao at TechCrunch’s blockchain event on July 6Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance — the world’s largest crypto exchange — is the newest addition who will join us for TC Sessions: Blockchain, TechCrunch’s first event dedicated to blockchain technology,…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43665Fri, 04 May 2018 01:30:37 -0700
Techcrunch: Telegram’s billion-dollar ICO has become a messTelegram’s ICO was supposed to be a record-breaker to develop a platform that brings the decentralized internet to life. Instead, it has become a mess with the tightly controlled fundraising process…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43644Thu, 03 May 2018 07:34:14 -0700
Techcrunch: BMW, GM, Ford and Renault launch blockchain research group for automotive industryCar makers BMW, General Motors, Ford and Renault are the big names behind a new group announced today to explore the potential of the blockchain in the automotive and mobility space. MOBI — the…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43593Wed, 02 May 2018 04:00:47 -0700
Techcrunch: CoinMarketCap releases its first mobile app for tracking cryptocurrency pricesCoinMarketCap seemed to appear out of nowhere last year during the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, establishing itself as the de facto source for tracking the rise and fall of valuations. That’s…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43562Tue, 01 May 2018 05:00:37 -0700
Techcrunch: Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan joins the speakers at TechCrunch’s first blockchain eventBoom, boom, boom! We’re announcing another big name for our upcoming blockchain event in Zug, Switzerland, on July 6 after Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan joined the line-up. The event — TC: Sessions…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/43537Mon, 30 Apr 2018 02:00:51 -0700