Another Florida City Pays Hacker Ransom

Another Florida City Pays Hacker Bitcoin Ransom: This Time for $480,000

TL;DR: What might have begun as an attack vector anomaly has turned into a full-fledged global trend now concentrating in the United States. Hacking...
Synthetix Exchange User's Trading Bot $1 Billion in Profits Reversed

Synthetix Exchange User’s Trading Bot $1 Billion in Profits Reversed

TL;DR: Synthetix, an ethereum-based cryptocurrency exchange billing itself as a "decentralised synthetic asset platform that provides on-chain exposure to real-world currencies, commodities, stocks, and...
Ripple

Ripple CEO Likes Bitcoin, BIS Warns About Facebook Libra, Mining Now...

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto news update. Ripple CEO Praises Bitcoin. The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) warns about...
Bitfinex $70M Hack

Break in the 2016 Bitfinex $70M Hack: Israeli Police Make Arrest...

TL;DR: Local Israeli media is reporting two brothers have been arrested by police in connection with their involvement in cryptocurrency exchange hacks. At least...
Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk Foundation Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations Through BitPay

TL;DR: He's arguably one of the most recognizable ambassadors for skateboarding, and his charitable outfit, the Tony Hawk Foundation announced a new partnership with...
Bitcoin Maximalism

PODCAST: Bitcoin Maximalism and Losing Friends

TL;DR: Jeffrey Tucker is back for round two of our talk, extending from his latest book, The Market Loves You: Why You Should Love...
Hedera

Hedera Thanks Libra, Bitcoin Premium in India, Brian Armstrong Favors Privacy...

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto news update. Hedera thanks Facebook Libra on the pages of the Wall Street Journal....
BTC Short Futures

Commitment of Traders: Four or Less Hold Almost 70% of BTC...

TL;DR: "Four or less traders hold almost 70% of all btc short futures positions," Silver Watchdog claimed. Based upon the so-called Commitment of Traders...
Treasury

Trump’s Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Doubles Down on FATF Crypto Regulations

TL;DR: When the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) met for six days last week in Orlando, Florida, the international regulatory body...
Bitcoin Panel

Bitcoin Panel: BTC Maximalist Says Venezuelan Bolívar Better Than Cryptocurrency

TL;DR: Naomi Brockwell moderated a Bitcoin panel discussion and debate at this year's annual outdoor libertarian gathering, PorcFest, in New Hampshire. BTC maximalist Tone...