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by Leigh Cuen

Two Charged With Running ‘Shadow Banking’ Service for Crypto Exchanges

| Stan Higgins

The U.S. government has sued two individuals in connection with a scheme to provide "shadow banking" services to unregulated crypto exchanges.

Microsoft Outlook Hackers Stole Crypto Using Victims’ Emails: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers who breached Microsoft Outlook have reportedly used the email service to steal cryptocurrency users' funds.

HTC Plans to Launch Another Blockchain Phone This Year, Exec Says

| Yogita Khatri

Electronics giant HTC is planning to launch a second-generation EXODUS blockchain phone by the end of 2019.

Bitcoin Startup Unveils ‘Thunder Bird’ Lightning Code for IoT Devices

| Alyssa Hertig

Japanese startup Nayuta is releasing a lightning network implementation with a compelling new focus: bitcoin payments for the internet of things.

JPMorgan Exec Joins Blockchain Gold-Trading Firm Tradewind as CEO

| Anna Baydakova

Tradewind, a blockchain-powered precious metals market, has hired a JPMorgan veteran to be its first-ever CEO.

Bitcoin’s Price Closes In on First 3-Month Win Streak Since 2017

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin is on track to confirm a long-term bullish reversal with its first three-month winning streak since the end of 2017.

ErisX Launches Crypto Spot Market on Heels of New $20 Million Raise

| Nikhilesh De

Aspiring crypto derivatives provider ErisX took one step closer to its ultimate goal Tuesday with the launch of a spot market.

Voters on Ethereum App Veto Proposal to Fund Polkadot Blockchain

| Christine Kim

Aragon token holders have shot down a proposal to diversify project funds to support blockchain interoperability project Polkadot.

Want to Understand Bitfinex? Understand Mt. Gox ?

| Daniel Cawrey and Sina Nader

People interested in understanding Bitfinex are well-served to understand what happened with Mt. Gox.

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Crypto Fund Lost $272.7 Million in 2018

| Anna Baydakova

Galaxy Digital, the crypto fund founded by Michael Novogratz, lost $272.7 million in its first full year of operation.