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EOS Mainnet Now Two-Thirds of the Way to Activation
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EOS Mainnet Now Two-Thirds of the Way to Activation

The EOS mainnet has still not gone live, but it’s inching closer to activation now that the block producer voting threshold has reached two-thirds of the required participation. As CCN reported, blockchain development company Block.one released the first ve...
BitLicense Charter Recipient itBit Will Become First New York Exchange to List Stellar (XLM)
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BitLicense Charter Recipient itBit Will Become First New York Exchange to List Stellar (XLM)

Institutional cryptocurrency exchange and BitLicense charter recipient itBit has announced that it has received approval from the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to list four new cryptocurrencies: ethereum (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), litecoin ...
EOS Mainnet Launch Stalls as Too Few Users Stake Their Tokens
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EOS Mainnet Launch Stalls as Too Few Users Stake Their Tokens

The EOS mainnet launch has stalled, as fewer than one-third of the tokens required to activate the platform have been staked by their owners. The mainnet technically launched on June 10 — more than a week after Block.one released version 1.0 of the EOSIO so...
Report: TRON Cryptocurrency Founder Acquired BitTorrent
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Report: TRON Cryptocurrency Founder Acquired BitTorrent

Software company BitTorrent Inc. has reportedly been sold to blockchain entrepreneur and developer of the TRON platform, Justin Sun, Variety reported June 11. The acquisition ostensibly closed last week, with BitTorrent management informing staff about the ...
Tezos Investors Forced to Undergo KYC Nearly 1 Year after ICO
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Tezos Investors Forced to Undergo KYC Nearly 1 Year after ICO

The Tezos Foundation, which supports the Tezos project — itself designed to be a highly decentralized blockchain — has announced know your customer/anti-money laundering (KYC/AML) requirements for its contributors as the Tezos beta test nears nearly a year aft...
NBA & NHL Fans Can Now Earn KodakCoins for Taking In-Game Photos
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NBA & NHL Fans Can Now Earn KodakCoins for Taking In-Game Photos

Kodak, the company that was synonymous with photography for over a century, was almost entirely written off when digital technologies rendered Kodak’s chemical processes obsolete. Kodak’s fear of digital technology goes back to the 1970s, when an engineer w...
Researcher Earns $120k in 7 Days by Exposing Bugs in EOS Source Code
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Researcher Earns $120k in 7 Days by Exposing Bugs in EOS Source Code

Software security researcher Guido Vranken had an incredible week this month – he discovered 12 vulnerabilities in the EOS software. Using the bounty platform HackerOne, EOS developer Block.one launched a bug bounty program to improve the product on May 31,...
Backdoor Flaw Sees Australian Firm Lose $6.6 Million in Cryptocurrency
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Backdoor Flaw Sees Australian Firm Lose $6.6 Million in Cryptocurrency

A deal between Australian firm Byte Power Party and Singaporean company Soar Labs went south when millions of Soarcoin tokens went missing. Soar Labs attempted to purchase a stake of Byte Power without actually paying for it. It all began in June 2017, a m...
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Backs Sports Streaming ICO
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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Backs Sports Streaming ICO

It’s now clear what it takes for a former NBA Commissioner to emerge from retirement. David Stern, who was at the helm of the league for three decades starting in the 1980s, has now thrown his weight — and capital — behind blockchain-fueled streaming sports st...
ZenCash Latest Altcoin to Suffer 51 Percent Attack
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ZenCash Latest Altcoin to Suffer 51 Percent Attack

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency ZenCash (ZEN) has become the latest altcoin to succumb to a 51 percent attack, the project’s developers confirmed over the weekend. According to an official statement, a malicious miner successfully executed the attack — as we...