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Longfin Stock Plummets 48% Following Questions Around Blockchain Company Acquisition

Longfin (LFIN) saw its stock price plummet on Tuesday following news that FTSE Russell is planning on removing the company from the Russell 2000 and 3...

Nvidia Founder Claims Blockchain Will Be a “Fundamental New Form of Computing”

Nvidia founder, President and CEO Jensen Huang stated in a Mad Money interview on Thursday that he believes cryptocurrencies and blockchain are here t...

Bitfinex Considering Move to Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’

According to Cointelegraph, Bitfinex plans to move from the company's current hub in Hong Kong to Zug, Switzerland. The CEO, Jean Louis van der Velde,...

Eurasian Association of Blockchain Will File Lawsuit Against Crypto Ad Ban

A new cryptocurrency association announced that it will be filing a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yandex for their new strict regulati...

Cryptocurrency Now a Payment Option in 80,000 Stores in Europe

Lithuanian cryptocurrency payment gateway CoinGate announced they would be partnering with French open-source e-commerce solution PrestaShop, allowing...

Coinbase Announces Planned Support of ERC20 Technical Standard

Coinbase announced in a March 26th Medium post that the platform will now support the Ethereum ERC20 technical standard "in the coming months." The an...

6,000 Stores Will Now Accept Cryptocurrency in Korea, Thanks to Bithumb

Korea Joongang Daily reported on Tuesday that Bithumb is planning to partner with Korea Pay’s Service to allow consumers to use cryptocurrencies at ov...

Reddit No Longer Accepts Bitcoin for Reddit Gold

Reddit Gold, the premium ad-free version of the site, no longer accepts membership purchases in bitcoin. According to a Reddit post on r/BTC by a mod...

Litecoin Drops 11% After LitePay Announces Sudden Exit

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee issued an apology following news that payment processor LitePay is going out of business. Lee had previously promoted the...

Tennessee Passes Bill Recognizing Blockchain Transactions and Smart Contracts

On March 22, Tennessee governor Bill Haslam signed a bill into law that recognizes the legal authority to use blockchain technology and smart contract...