Atomic Swaps: Former Physicist Announces OpenSwap, a Fork of Electron Cash

Atomic Swaps: Former Physicist Announces OpenSwap, a Fork of Electron Cash

"For the last few months," a post on the popular subReddit r/btc announced, "I've been working on making an atomic swap tool based on Electron...
How ICO Investment Plunged 70%: Regulation, Scams, VCs

The Story of How ICO Investment Plunged 70% in One Year

While the shadow of the bear market looms over crypto prices, another aspect of the industry has seen an even more drastic depression: initial...
Iran Bans Access to Telegram and its ICO Token

Iran Bans Access to Telegram and its ICO Token

Iran has affirmed Telegram cryptocurrency development constitutes an act against its national security, especially in anticipation of the online messaging platform's plans to roll...
ShapeShift Lays Off 37 Employees as Crypto Bear Market Teaches Hard Lessons

ShapeShift Lays Off 37 Employees as Crypto Bear Market Teaches Hard...

"With a heavy heart, today we laid off 37 people," ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees posted. "We've published a blog on this, also discussing some...
BitPay Grows More than 250%, $1 Billion in Transactions, During 2018 Bear Market

BitPay Grows More than 250%, $1 Billion in Transactions, During 2018...

Cryptocurrency payments provider BitPay announced it processed $1 billion in 2018. A billion dollar anything is something to crow about under most any circumstances,...
Federal Reserve Board Approves 2019 Currency Operating Budget of $960 Million

Federal Reserve Board Approves 2019 Currency Operating Budget of $960 Million

TL;DR: The Federal Reserve announced its currency operating budget for calendar year 2019. At nearly a billion dollars, it's a look inside how costly...
Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Files for Creditor Protection, Goes Offline

Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Files for Creditor Protection, Goes Offline

TL;DR: After claiming just days ago their exchange was offline due to "maintenance," Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX announced it was filing for creditor protection, an...
Bitfinex Down 2 Hours During Major Market Price Upswing; 8 Incidents in 12 Months

Bitfinex Down 2 Hours During Major Market Price Upswing; 8 Incidents...

TL;DR: Around 7:45 UTC on Saturday, February 9th, 2019, one of the most influential cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitfinex, went down for all users. This was quickly...
Ethereum Co-Founder Defends Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Amazon NYC Job Losses

Ethereum Co-Founder Defends Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Amazon NYC Job Losses

TL;DR: Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin came to the defense of US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) from New York. She opposes local governments offering tax...
Ethereum Fork Upgrade, Gab Presents Dissenter, Coinhive Ends Mining Services

Ethereum Fork Upgrade, Gab Presents Dissenter, Coinhive Ends Mining Services

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto update from your favorite reporter, Linzerd. Bitcoin.com wallet now features in-wallet crypto purchases. Ethereum...