CryptoKitties Quietly Suspends ‘CurryKitties’ Promotion

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The company behind popular Ethereum-based game CryptoKitties has quietly suspended its “CurryKitties” promotion, which allowed users to purchase limited edition digital cats modeled after the likeness of NBA superstar Stephen Curry. It’s unclear when precisely the promotion was taken down, but its …

Italian Court Rules Bankrupt Crypto Exchange BitGrail Must Stay Closed

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail won’t be reopening anytime soon, despite its wishes to the contrary. Last Thursday, on May 17, the Court of Florence fully upheld a preliminary order barring the exchange — which is currently undergoing bankruptcy proceedings — from …

China Ranked Verge, Which Experienced a 51% Attack, in the Same Spot as Bitcoin

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. On May 22, CCN reported that Verge (XVG), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, fell victim to yet another 51 percent attack. Altcoin mining pool operator Suprnova revealed that an individual or an organization has invalidated legitimate blocks. Verge Attack “Verge is once again …

CFTC Issues New Guidance on Cryptocurrency Derivatives

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The top US markets regulator has issued new guidance to exchanges and other trading platforms that are interested in listing bitcoin futures and other cryptocurrency derivatives products. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released this new guidance on Monday, providing exchanges …

Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day!

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Today, May 22, marks the eighth annual Bitcoin Pizza Day, commemorating an important milestone in the journey to mainstream bitcoin adoption. On this day in 2010, Florida-based programmer and early cryptocurrency enthusiast Laszlo Hanyecz enshrined his name in bitcoin lore by …

Bullish ETF Provider Liquidates Bitcoin Holdings, Citing Regulatory And Tax Issues

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK), one of the first exchange-traded funds to invest in bitcoin, has divested much of its bitcoin holdings, citing regulatory and tax concerns, according to CNBC. Last year, ARKK won ETF.com’s “ETF Of The Year” award for …

Mobile Simpsons Game Adds Bitcoin Mining, Blockchain-themed Quests

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Krusty has lost everything on bitcoin! The March Towards Mass Adoption Bitcoin is taking further steps towards mass adoption, now featuring in the popular freemium game, The Simpsons: Tapped Out. In the game, Homer has neglected his work, playing mobile games …

Bitcoin Mining Firm Trolls Warren Buffett with Billboards Outside His Office

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Genesis Mining‘s bitcoin advocacy campaign has posted billboards outside of Warren Buffet’s office to remind him that he was wrong about Google and Amazon and warn him he may be wrong about bitcoin, too. The billboards went up shortly after Buffet …

Crypto Exchange Coinbase May Apply for a Banking License: Report

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency brokerage firm Coinbase has met with US regulators to discuss applying for a banking license, according to an anonymous source familiar with the matter. The Wall Street Journal reports that the firm, one of the largest in the cryptocurrency industry, …