EA Teases Bitcoiners with New Character “Crypto,” SEC Chair on Bitcoin...

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto news update. Gaming company EA urges followers to "invest in Crypto," and Bitcoiners feel...
Electronic Dance Pioneers' New Project Tecnica Releases Track Inspired by Bitcoin

Electronic Dance Pioneers’ New Project Tecnica Releases Track Inspired by Bitcoin

TL;DR: "After 30 years in the worldwide electronic dance music scene with different projects such as Etnica, Pleiadians, Etnica in dub and P.S.O.I., producing...
Dash Merchant Venezuela Accused by Community of Deception: Project in Doubt

Dash Merchant Venezuela Accused by Community of Deception: Project in Doubt

TL;DR: Dash Merchant Venezuela is under fire by its own broader community for providing "inaccurate and deceptive documents regarding salary payouts," according to Dash Watch....
Jihan Wu

Bitcoin Cash Surges Double Digits as Jihan Wu Re-Assumes Bitmain Head...

TL;DR: According to an internal email, leaked today, cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is being led again at the executive level by co-founder Jihan Wu....
Options Contract

Bakkt Regulated Options Contract for Bitcoin Futures to Launch December 9

TL;DR: This morning, CEO Kelly Loeffler relayed physically-settled bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt intends to launch what it calls "the first regulated options contract" for...
airdrops

US Tax Agency IRS Issues Revenue Ruling on Cryptocurrency Hard Forks...

TL;DR: US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) lawyer Suzanne R. Sinno, from the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax & Accounting), drafted a revenue...
Whale Sighting: Bakkt Scores $182.5M First Funding Round

Whale Sighting: Bakkt Scores $182.5M First Funding Round

"I am pleased to confirm that we have completed our first round of funding of $182.5 million from 12 partners and investors who, like...
Elon Musk Loves Crypto, FBI Starts Bitconnect Inquiries, Binance Launches DEX

Elon Musk Loves Crypto, FBI Starts Bitconnect Inquiries, Binance Launches DEX

TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto update from your favorite reporter, Linzerd. Elon loves bitcoin, but won't use it for...
Grin Mimblewimble Blockchain Donation Anti-ICO Funding Model Runs Into Trouble

Grin Mimblewimble Blockchain Donation Anti-ICO Funding Model Runs Into Trouble

TL;DR: Grin, an iteration of a mimblewimble blockchain, launched 15 January 2019. Mere weeks into its run, cracks among its once very enthusiastic proponents...
Lightning Network

University Researchers: Lightning Network is Economically Irrational and has Privacy Shortcomings

TL;DR: The Institute for Computer Science and Control (SZTAKI) in Hungary released, A Cryptoeconomic Traffic Analysis of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. The 21-page study examined...