South Korean Bank Trials Ripple for Overseas Remittances

South Korea's Woori Bank has reportedly completed a cross-border remittance test using the distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by San Fransisco-based startup Ripple. According to local business...

'Bitcoin Private' Is Here, But What's It Worth?

A fork of a fork of a fork? A new cryptocurrency just launched that's nearly identical to zcash, but commentators are questioning its value add.

Bitcoin Struggles to Pass $11K Amid Low Volumes

Bitcoin (BTC) passed above the $11,000 mark this morning, but is having a tough time holding on to the gains amid low trading volumes. As of writing,...

JD.com to Track Beef Imports Using Blockchain Platform

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has announced that it will roll out a blockchain platform to track imports of beef products from an overseas meat supplier. According to...

Mexican Lawmakers Pass Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill

Lawmakers in Mexico have reportedly advanced a bill that was drafted to regulate fintech, including cryptocurrencies, in the country. According to Reuters, the bill was passed by...

Ethereum’s Raiden Network Has New Scaling Competiton

Yet another ethereum scaling solution is launching a test network. Announced Friday, Liquidity.Network is officially joining Raiden Network as the latest ethereum project to attempt to move transactions off...

UK Central Bank to Clamp Down on Crypto Money Laundering

The head of the U.K.'s central bank has said that the institution will step up its efforts to combat the use of cryptocurrencies in illegal financial...

Theft-Hit NEM Nosedived, But It Wasn’t February’s Big Crypto Loser

Large-cap cryptos may have had a rough ride in February, but their so-called small-cap and mid-cap competitors didn't fare much better. While bitcoin ended February with marginal...

Overwinter Is Coming: Zcash Moves Closer to First-Ever Hard Fork

Zcash has released new software in preparation for its first system-wide software upgrade. Dubbed "Overwinter" and set to activate in June, the software finds zcash's developer team moving to...

The US Government Wants to Keep $5.5 Million in Seized Bitcoin

The U.S. government is eyeing the potential confiscation of 500 bitcoin seized from four individuals charged with creating fake identification documents. According to an announcement from the...

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