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EU hates cryptocurrency and likes blockchain – for all the wrong...

  The European Commission – the executive arm of the European Union – is a supporter of the common “blockchain, not Bitcoin” adage, it seems. At...

The difference between fungible and non-fungible cryptocurrency tokens

  Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain...

French tabacs introduce questionable plan to sell Bitcoin coupons

  The French confederation of tobacconists is hellbent on allowing tobacco stores (tabacs) across the country to sell special coupons for Bitcoin BTC and Ethereum,...

Amazon Web Services outage forces major cryptocurrency exchanges offline

  Two major South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have been forced offline, after critical Amazon Web Services (AWS) servers suffered nationwide failure Thursday morning. AWS, one of...

Vulnerability in Ethereum token allowed hackers to suck exchanges dry

  A critical vulnerability in an Ethereum ETH token made it possible for malicious actors to force cryptocurrency exchange desks to spend extremely high fees...

Singapore announces funding for blockchain innovation and adoption

The Singapore government continues to lend support to blockchain innovation in the country with more investments. Today, in a press release the Info-communications Media Development Authority...

Report: 2018 is the year of stablecoin (whether you like it...

In 1997, during the dot-com boom, there were nearly 9,000 companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges. Since then, that figure has been cut in...

Siemens wants to change the way we share energy… with blockchain

Industrial giant Siemens is the latest corporation to make moves in the blockchain space. The company has announced it intends to use the technology...

Bitcoin usage among major payment processors has dropped 80%

The sharp dip in price is hardly the only hurdle ahead of cryptocurrency mainstream adoption: Bitcoin BTC usage among major merchants and payment processors...

Bitcoin beatdown ‘victim’ jailed for $1M cryptocurrency theft

Remember that kid that got tortured by his friends in an attempt to steal his Bitcoin BTC about a month ago? Well, turns out he...