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Vitalik Buterin, the multi-millionaire founder of Ethereum, says that Google tried to hire him on an intern’s salary

When Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin tweeted out an email that appeared to be a job offer from Google in May, many suspected the search engine was attempting to hire him on for a secret cryptocurrency project. The real story is actually much simpler.

Ethereum is down another 10% as the global crypto market goes into ‘panic mode’

The cryptocurrency market has lost about 10% of its value over the past 24 hours, with Ethereum dropping 17% on Monday to an 11-month low.

The crypto market has lost 20% of its value in 2 weeks and bitcoin is still dropping

Bitcoin has fallen 13% against the dollar since the start of the month and the overall crypto market has lost $50 billion in value over the last two weeks.

When this ice tea company stuck the word ‘blockchain’ in its name, its stock skyrocketed by nearly 500%. Now, it’s being investigate...

In December, the New York-based beverage company announced plans to pivot to blockchain. But now, its being investigated by the SEC.
Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York — but not the global, Malta-based stock exchange in question.

There’s a new global stock exchange centered on digital assets being built in Malta

A global trade market for decentralized assets like cryptocurrencies and equity tokens is taking root in Malta, the tiny European country that has positioned itself as a pioneer in the blockchain industry.

Police busted the dark web’s $1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring

Chinese officials shut down an online gambling ring that had accumulated $1.5 billion in bets made on World Cup matches using cryptocurrencies like ethereum, bitcoin, and litecoin.
Hackers made off with 24,984 in Ethereum tokens.

Hackers stole $13.5 million from cryptocurrency exchange Bancor

Cryptocurrency trading startup Bancor has lost approximately $13.5 million in virtual currency in a security breach. A wallet used to upgrade smart contracts was hacked, and withdrew most of the money in Ethereum.
A man wears a Bitcoin logo t-shirt on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York City, New York, U.S., May 16, 2018.

Insiders say they think ethereum is a better investment than bitcoin

According to new data from New York-based law firm Foley and Lardner, a group of insiders say that among cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Dash, and Monero, they believe ethereum to be the best bet.

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he’s been mining ethereum with his son

At a blockchain summit hosted by Sir Richard Branson in Morocco, Sergey Brin said that he first became excited about blockchain technology when he began mining ethereum with his son.