Florida Resort City to Pay $600,000 in Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers for Stolen Data

Florida Resort City to Pay $600,000 in Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers...

TL;DR: Riviera Beach, Florida's city council met earlier this week and agreed to let its insurance carrier pay a 65 bitcoin core (BTC) ransom, more...
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Fresh From Defeat in Malta, BTC Maxi to Debate Armani and...

TL;DR: Bitcoin Core (BTC) maximalist Tone Vays is scheduled to debate CoinText co-founder Vin Armani and OpenBazaar developer Chris Pacia, 5pm, Friday, 21 June...
Teen Bitcoin Millionaire Announces March on Wall Street in Plan to Resurrect Price

Teen Bitcoin Millionaire Announces March on Wall Street in Plan to...

TL;DR: Erik Finman, the headline-making teen bitcoin millionaire, announced a planned March on Wall Street in an effort to show the home of legacy...
France Worries About Libra, JP Morgan Secret Bank, China Govt Alipay Blockchain

France Worries About Libra, JP Morgan Secret Bank, China Govt Alipay...

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto news update. Facebook's Libra draws opposition from Europe. JP Morgan builds a secret digital...
Digital Cash: Unknown History of Characters Who Created Cryptocurrency

PODCAST Digital Cash: Unknown History of Characters Who Created Cryptocurrency

TL;DR: New York University professor Finn Brunton's new book published by Princeton University Press, Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and...
Bitcoin Cash Dev Fund Exceeds Goal, Binance Pegged DEX Token, Fear & Greed Index

Bitcoin Cash Dev Fund Exceeds Goal, Binance Pegged DEX Token, Fear...

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto news update. Bitcoin Cash Development Fund reaches and then quickly exceeds its goal. Binance...
Facebook Coin Libra Revealed: Sprawling, Ambitious, Savvy, Launching in 2020

Facebook Coin Libra Revealed: Sprawling, Ambitious, Savvy, Launching in 2020

TL;DR: "Libra is a global, digitally native, reserve-backed cryptocurrency built on the foundation of blockchain technology. People will be able to send, receive, spend,...
Ripple's xRapid Gets Platform: Company Pays $30M for MoneyGram Partnership

Ripple’s xRapid Gets Platform: Company Pays $30M for MoneyGram Partnership

TL;DR: Payment platform MoneyGram and cryptocurrency project Ripple (XRP) announced a joint partnership. For $30 million, Ripple will acquire nearly 10% of MoneyGram, and...
Half Billion Dollar Hack of Crypto Exchange Now Thought Work of Russians

Half Billion Dollar Hack of Crypto Exchange Now Thought Work of...

TL;DR: Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck was hacked in early 2018 for more than $500 million. Accounts at the time and since have placed the...
Bitcoin CO2 FUD, Lee Joins Sun for Buffett Lunch, Controversial Soph Accepts BCH

Bitcoin CO2 FUD, Lee Joins Sun for Buffett Lunch, Controversial Soph...

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto news update. Using bitcoin is a danger to the environment. Litecoin founder Charlie Lee...