Authorities in Ukraine have unearthed a cryptocurrency mining farm allegedly stealing electricity within Vinnytsia city, southwest of Kyiv. A statement from the Ukraine Security Service indicates that the July 8th discovery also resulted in the confiscation of mining devices, including 5,000 computers and Sony PlayStation 4 consoles alongside graphic cards. The mining farm wasRead More →


The United States government has spent USD 5.7 million with blockchain analytics firms so far in 2018 and this spending is accelerating, according to a report by digital currency publication Diar. Blockchain analytics firms are paid to conduct blockchain espionage, for criminal prosecution, taxes, and to ensure cryptocurrency regulations are beingRead More →


In regulatory news, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now taken action against the Titanium Blockchain initial coin offering (ICO) for allegedly making false claims; the enactment of Israel’s cryptocurrency regulations have been delayed; and a Chinese professor has discussed the current legal status of bitcoin tradingRead More →


Two Japanese virtual currency exchanges,  Tokyo GateWay and Mr. Exchange will be shutting down operations and returning members cash and cryptocurrency holdings. The two exchanges are following the lead of three other Japanese exchanges, Raimu, Bit Station, and bitExpress which have also announced that they will be ceasing operations in Japan. Last year JapanRead More →