Latest summaries on the most recent events that occurred in the world of cryptocurrencies. The most fresh and detailed follow-ups by Cointelegraph.

Bitcoin Pizza Day: 8 Years Later – Where Can You Buy Pizza With Bitcoin?

MAY 23, 2018 | by Gareth Jenkinson

Bitcoin Pizza Day - how Laszlo Hanyecz paved the way for Bitcoin’s success as a working, trustless, decentralized transactional system.

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‘51 percent attack’ in Silicon Valley TV Series - Real Life Possibility?

MAY 20, 2018 | by Gareth Jenkinson

Popular sitcom Silicon Valley features ‘51 percent attack’ on Pied Piper crypto token - but is such an attack as damaging as the show suggests?

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New Steps of Adoption: Dutch National Blockchain Research Agenda

MAY 18, 2018 | by Darryn Pollock

The Dutch government’s foray into blockchain enterprise could represent a third prong to mainstream adoption following banks and major corporations.

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Thailand Introduced Legal Framework, But Players Don’t Know How to Comply

MAY 17, 2018 | by Stephen O'Neal

Thailand introduced a regulatory framework on crypto, but no one knows how to proceed.

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Bitcoin Miner Heist - From Iceland To China

MAY 11, 2018 | by Gareth Jenkinson

600 seized computers used for Bitcoin mining in China could well be the same 600 stolen from Iceland three months ago.

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From Hype to Reality: Everything You Need to Know about the Congress Blockchain Hearing

MAY 09, 2018 | by Kirill Bryanov

Experts from the DHS, UPS, and Maersk testified on blockchain’s potential to optimize international logistics.

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US Crypto Lawyer David Silver On Why He’s To Thank For Industry’s Increased Gov’t Scrutiny

APR 29, 2018 | by Molly Jane Zuckerman

The lawyer responsible for at least eight major crypto-related lawsuits speaks to Cointelegraph about what sparked him on his crypto class action craze

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Let’s Not Destroy Bitcoin: What’s Wrong With MIT Technology Review’s Article

APR 26, 2018 | by Stephen O'Neal

MIT Technology Review published an article proposing three ways to “destroy Bitcoin”. Here’s why any of those won’t work.

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Aims And Goals Of Japan’s New Self-Regulatory Cryptocurrency Exchange Association

APR 26, 2018 | by Darryn Pollock

Japan’s new self-regulatory body’s first task is to bring in the unregistered exchanges, and dispel anxiety around cryptocurrencies in Japan

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How British Financial Regulator Creates A Foundation For UK Cryptocurrency Adoption

APR 23, 2018 | by Gareth Jenkinson

The foundations are slowly being laid for further cryptocurrency development and adoption in the UK.

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Chilean Banks vs Crypto Exchanges: Will Citizens Have Access to Technology?

APR 19, 2018 | by Darryn Pollock

Following Chilean exchange Buda’s decision to fight their banking blockade, the CEO has questioned these banks’ decision making.

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Mastercard - Denouncing Cryptocurrencies While Embracing Blockchain

APR 19, 2018 | by Gareth Jenkinson

Mastercard continues to denounce cryptocurrencies while aggressively exploring and developing Blockchain based systems.

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Sharia, Taxes And Short Squeeze: Versions Behind Bitcoin’s $1000 Bounce

APR 17, 2018 | by Gareth Jenkinson

Bitcoin’s surprise bounce - a number of factors compound a surge in the value of preeminent cryptocurrency.

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‘48 Percent Returns Monthly’: How 32,000 Vietnam Investors Got Caught By Ponzi Scheme

APR 13, 2018 | by Gareth Jenkinson

The Pincoin and iFan ICO scams have become the biggest in cryptocurrency history, highlighting the need for financial education in the crypto community.

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Bitfinex in Poland: Were There Money Laundering Links?

APR 11, 2018 | by Darryn Pollock

When allegations of fraud and money laundering were leveled at Bitfinex, they denied it, but how much of a link was there to start?

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