Theresa Tetley, a California woman who became known as the “Bitcoin Maven,” has been sentenced after she pleaded guilty to money laundering and running an unlicensed money-transmitting business. Tetley was sentenced to 12-months incarceration, which, per her attorney is a “dramatic departure” from the 30 months sought by prosecutors. The Maven, a former stockbroker, was […]
Thanks to the work of a large, well-executed investigation, Chinese authorities have made 20 arrests by in a massive cryptojacking case. The case started in January when Tencent’s Keeper Program security team notified officials about a mining script hidden in a plugin for their popular Wechat software. The script would secretly mine tokens when CPU […]
Business-focused blockchain software company BitGo aspires to make digital currencies usable for business. Today they’re one step closer, having shared with CoinDesk that they’ll be adding 57 new ethereum assets to their institutional custody services. Here’s an image of all of the tokens that are available: Custody services were also in the news earlier this […]
Today Bittrex announce announced the launch of Palladium, a new trading platform in Malta powered by Bittrex technology and in partnership with Unikrn esports. The exchange aims to be the first regulated, unified platform that comingles fiat banking and a crypto exchange, along with being the first regulated exchange that allows transactions for both utility […]
Starting in August 2018, the London School of Economics (LSE) will begin offering an online course to educate cryptocurrency investors. The course, entitled “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption,” is one of the first of its kind, and features six modules to be released on a weekly basis. The overall goal of the program is to help […]
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