Russia’s top 5 universities are now offering courses in Cryptocurrency

Leading universities in Russia have started to offer courses in cryptocurrency along with their existing finance curricula. According to their representatives, this decision has been made due to increasing public interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. See also: Cryptocurrency 101 … Read More

Wificoin lets you buy hotspot access with cryptocurrency | Disrupt SF 2017 Hackathon

Wificoin first installs its open source operating system onto a Wifi router. When new users try to connect to it, they get 100 Wificoin, which they can spend for 1 megabyte each of wifi access. If they need more, they … Read More

Decentralizing Everything with Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin | Disrupt SF 2017

AngelList’s Naval Ravikant brings Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin onstage to explain what it is and why it’s useful. Read more: Vitalik Buterin explains Ethereum in his own words at Disrupt SF

Japan overtakes China to become the largest Bitcoin Market

Following China’s ban on Initial Coin Offering(ICO) and Cryptocurrency exchanges, Japan has risen above to take the top spot for the biggest Bitcoin market in the world. According to CryptoCompare, a website which shows Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency indexes, Japan … Read More

Final Stab: Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Must Stop Trading by 30th September, *Regulators*

In an expected turn of events, Chinese regulators have announced that all Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges must stop trading to remain compliant. via @caixin #bitcoin — Luna Lin (@LunaLinCN) September 15, 2017 China had previously expressed interest in banning cryptocurrency … Read More

The Many Faces of SpaceX Explosions | Crunch Report

SpaceX releases a fail video showing all of its explosions, marijuana delivery startup Eaze raises $27 million, Nestlé buys a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee and BTC China is suspending trading. All this on Crunch Report!

Bitcoin’s value drops below $4,000 for the first time in weeks

Bitcoin has just had a major blow and we’re not sure how long it will take for it to recover. Trusted cryptocurrency websites for the Bitcoin Index – including CoinDesk and CryptoCompare – show that a single Bitcoin is currently … Read More

North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin Exchanges | Crunch Report

Facebook bans monetization of hate, porn, drugs and violence on its platform, some shake-ups happen at Baidu and WhatsApp, and North Korea is allegedly targeting bitcoin exchanges. All this on Crunch Report.

JP Morgan CEO calls Bitcoin a fraud

Bitcoin may be the buzzword of the year but some industry veterans are not buying into the hype. At a recent bank investor conference, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co., a financial services holding company, called … Read More

Blockchain on the Rise | Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain S1:E4

With Bitcoin facing an uncertain future, the technology behind Bitcoin — the blockchain — is poised to overtake its original application. Startups, central banks and massive financial institutions in New York, London, Shanghai and elsewhere are starting to get in … Read More