Kik Lays Off Portion of Crypto Staff Amid SEC Fight

While Bitcoin may be in a bull market, not all companies associated with this industry have been in clear waters. Kik Interactive, the Canadian technology giant behind the texting application that shares its name, is purportedly commencing a process of layoffs, issuing notices to dozens of members of its cryptocurrency division. This move comes amidst […]

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Polish Exchange BitMarket Closes Shop Abruptly Amid Varying Speculations 

The curtains have been drawn on BitMarket, a cryptocurrency exchange based out of Poland. On July 8, the exchange posted a closure message on its website, informing users it would be shutting down immediately due to a “loss of liquidation.” BitMarket’s shutdown isn’t particularly strange. While its details on CoinMarketCap haven’t been updated for the […]

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Bitmain Set to Resurrect IPO Plans Amid 2019 Bitcoin Price Revival

Bitcoin mining hardware giant Bitmain Technologies is reportedly looking to resurrect plans for its initial public offering (IPO). This move comes amid a bullish recovery in the bitcoin price, rising by more than 150% since the start of 2019. Given the increase in hash rate and mining difficulty, it appears bitcoin miners are once again […]

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Ethereum Fork “Dothereum” Arises Amid Polkadot Competition

In recent weeks, Ethereum’s various stakeholders have faced the rising specter of possible competition from the Polkadot Network, the forthcoming interoperability-focused blockchain play backed by the Web3 Foundation and being built by Parity Technologies. Now, that specter has risen a little further as a pseudonymous developer has begun working on Dothereum — a copy of […]

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Amid Calls to Delist Bitcoin SV: OKEx Partners on BSV-Based Exchange

As Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) figurehead Dr. Craig Wright has begun legally targeting those who deny he is Satoshi Nakamoto, prominent cryptoverse stakeholders have started calling for cryptocurrency exchanges to delist BSV. On the other hand, popular crypto exchange OKEx has now partnered with RelayX founder Jack Liu to found Float SV, a trading platorm […]

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Bitcoin Community Rallies to Hodlonaut Amid Craig Wright’s Legal Threats

As self-professed “Satoshi” Dr. Craig Wright has escalated his campaign against his critics, the Bitcoin community has rallied around the popular Bitcoiner Hodlonaut (@hodlonaut), who has repeatedly blasted Wright’s claim of being Bitcoin’s creator and thus irritated the nChain CTO enough to launch a lawsuit and a $5,000 bounty to unmask the pseudonymous crypto pundit. […]

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