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‘The bigger mystery is why anyone trusted Quadriga in the first place’: The story of the CEO who died with the passwords to $190 million o...

The missing funds and circumstances of the CEO's death have led to theories he faked his death in a scam. Then there was the odd way he ran the firm.

Bitcoin has been plummeting in value — but the world’s largest crypto exchange still expects to net up to $1 billion in profits

The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, expects to bring in as much as $1 billion in profit in the course of 2018.

Hackers abscond with $31 million in cryptocurrencies from massive South Korean cryptocurrency trading platform

Bithumb, one of South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that hackers took $31 million from its platform earlier this week.
Eoh Kyung-hoon, leader of a club studying cryptocurrencies, checks a chart after a meeting at a university in Seoul, South Korea, December 20, 2017.

The US has reportedly opened a criminal probe into market manipulation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

The US Justice Department and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are investigating spoofing and wash trading in cryptocurrency markets, according to Bloomberg.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong

$1.6 billion Coinbase says that its newest acquisition puts it ‘on track’ to trade securities, and it could mean new coins are coming soon...

Coinbase, the unicorn bitcoin exchange, turned to M&A to get the licenses necessary to trade securities once the Securities and Exchange Commissions issues its guidelines on which cryptocurrencies will be regulated.
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin complained on Twitter about the number of ways to impersonate him on the website.

Cryptocurrency scams on Twitter are so common, this guy built a tool to help detect fraudsters

After Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin complained about impersonators, Harry Denley looked to JavaScript to stave off scammers.

Nearly 200,000 people have started collecting Ethereum ‘CryptoKitties’ — which could very well become Beanie Babies of blockchain

Since it was launched in November, Ethereum's CryptoKitties blockchain game has attracted 180,000 users — who've spent $20 million in the cryptocurrency ether.
Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange owned by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, crashed on Wednesday.

Bitcoin’s price is collapsing and people can’t trade because 2 big exchanges have crashed

The digital exchanges Coinbase and Gemini slowed after bitcoin hit $11,000. Now they're crashing, and some people still can't log into their accounts.