All posts by Jimmy Aki

Based in the UK, Jimmy has been following the development of blockchain for several years, and he is optimistic about its potential to democratize the financial system.

Cryptopia Hack

Police Launch Investigation Into $3.6 Million Cryptopia Hack

According to a press release published on January 16, the New Zealand police force has opened investigations into the alleged hack of cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, where criminals stole at least...

/ January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
The Fall of Bitmain

Bitmain Technologies Closes Down its Texas Base

Facing what is now an uncertain future, China-based Bitmain Technologies, once the largest manufacturer of crypto mining hardware is closing down yet another office. Per reports from Texas Public Radio,...

/ January 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Overstock’s tZERO Begins Distributing Security Tokens to Investors

According to reports on local Chinese news outlet BlockTempo, tZERO, the security token exchange arm of e-commerce and retail company Overstock, has begun distributing control of its security tokens, which...

/ January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Coincheck Gets Cryptocurrency Exchange License from Japanese Regulator

According to a statement from its operators, cryptocurrency exchange platform Coincheck has gotten the blessings of the regulators to run its operations, joining the exclusive lists of regulated exchanges in...

/ January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
Robinhood App

Crypto Trading App Robinhood Is Coming to the UK

U.S-based crypto-friendly trading app Robinhood has revealed plans to expand to the UK and has started recruiting to the effect. The recruitment process, exclusively executing, is being done ahead of...

/ January 10, 2019 / 1 Comment
Bitcoin Jail

Indian Police Make Another Arrest in Connection to Crypto Scam

According to a report from the Indian Express, local police have successfully arrested Rohit Kumar, an associate of a group accused of conducting a cryptocurrency scam in which investors were...

/ January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Square Gab

Gab’s Account on Square’s Cash App is Still Closed

According to a report by BREAKER Magazine, Cash App, a payment platform owned by U.S. based firm Square, has held up its decision to block the corporate account of Gab,...

/ January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Gemini Ad Campaign

Gemini Ad Campaign Echoes the Need for Crypto Regulation

An ad campaign for Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange platform that was founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss back in 2014, claims the crypto sector needs to adopt a set of...

/ January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bakkt Raises $183 Million in Seed Funding for Trading Platform

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency trading and liquidity platform owned by the New York Stock Exchange’s parent company Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has raised $182 million in funding. The platform’s CEO Kelly Loeffler...

/ January 3, 2019 / 0 Comments
911 Hackers

Hackers Threaten to Release Stolen 9/11 Documents Unless Bitcoin Ransom Is Paid

TheDarkOverlord, an online hacking and activity group, has come out to demand Bitcoins in ransom in exchange for its silence over information it allegedly uncovered regarding the 9/11 terrorist attacks,...

/ January 3, 2019 / 0 Comments