Recent Stories by Shaurya

Bakkt Acquires Established Futures Brokerage to Strengthen Bitcoin Offering

Coming Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt announced Monday the acquisition of an independent futures commission merchant for an undisclosed amount. The move aims to augment Bakkt’s services for institutional investments in cryptocurrency assets. On the back of a $182 million...

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Cryptopia Suffers Catastrophic Hack, Evidence Suggests $2.5 Million Ethereum Stolen

New Zealand-based Cryptopia is the first cryptocurrency exchange to get hacked in 2019. Estimates of the damage range between $2.5 to $3.5 million; The attack was confirmed in the late hours of Jan. 13th after the company announced emergency “maintenance.”...

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Gemini’s Winklevoss Twins Believe Bitcoin’s Future Lies in Regulation

Bitcoin evangelists and Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss believe cryptocurrency has a “bright future,” given banking-style regulations are applied to the burgeoning sector. In an interview with Fortune on Jan. 13, the Winklevoss twins noted the current market...

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New Pirate Bay Malware Replaces Bitcoin and Ethereum Addresses, Alters Google Search Results

A new virus making the rounds is embedding nefarious code in a victim’s computer to extract cryptocurrencies, deceptively altering search results to scam users into parting with their digital assets. As reported by cybersecurity publication Bleeping Computer, the virus...

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Crypto VC Believes the Masses Have “Forgotten” About Bitcoin a Year After All-Time Highs

Cryptocurrency venture capitalist Chris Burniske believes the masses have “entirely forgotten” about digital assets, with his comments coming on the back of a prolonged bear market. Now, seasoned traders, institutional investors, and technological experts are leaving the crypto arena....

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Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt Raises $182.5 Million from BCG, Microsoft, Pantera Capital, and Others

Bitcoin enthusiasts are off to a promising start for 2019 as Bakkt announces the completion of a $182.5 million funding round from a host of influential venture capital funds. ‘Bakkt’ by the Biggest Bakkt was launched by the Intercontinental...

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