CRYPTOCURRENCIES:
May 4th
2019
Coinbase loses its first CTO Balaji Srinivasan today. Srinivasan served exactly one year and one day, suggesting that he served the minimum agreed period after his company Earn.com was acquired by Coinbase.
May 3rd
2019
Charles Hoskinson posts an emotional tweet complaining about Atala FUD on Reddit.
Apr 30th
2019
Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk, tweeted "Ethereum" followed by "jk".
Apr 21st
2019
In a YouTube AMA session, Charles Hoskinson divulges details of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between IOHK and the Ethiopian Government.
Apr 18th
2019
The First Global Developer Conference of VeChain, VeChain Summit 2019, was held in San Francisco at the  Festival Pavilion in Fort Mason.
Apr 17th
2019
IOHK announces Atala at the IOHK summit. It's an enterprise blockchain framework designed for governments, corporations and other entities to build
Apr 17th
2019
IOHK Summit 2019 takes place on April 17th and 18th in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Government ministers, industry professionals, Cardano fans were in attendance.
Apr 18th
Mar 20th
2019
Version 1.5 of Cardano's blockchain was released to its main net. This marks the last major Cardano release of the Byron development phase.
Mar 19th
2019
Bloomberg publishes a report alleging that Michael Patryn, a co-founder of QuadrigaCX, is actually convicted criminal Omar Dhanani.
Mar 1st
2019
Ernst & Young released a report on QuadrigaCX revealing 6 cryptocurrency wallets used by QuadrigaCX to store Bitcoin that have been largely empty and devoid of activity since April 2018.
Feb 26th
2019
Opera secures a partnership with HTC and its browser becomes the default browser for the HTC Exodus. This is in contrast to Brendan Eich's original announcement that Brave would be the default browser.
Feb 21st
2019
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong releases a summary of an internal investigation into the QuadrigaCX controversy in a series of tweets. Armstrong alleges mismanagement of customer funds.
Feb 19th
2019
VeChain and DNV GL has been featured on Italian national TV Rai 1 for the My Story service. VeChain and DNV GL collaborated to build My Story, a supply management service that stores a product's supply chain management journey on the VeChainThor blockchain.
Feb 15th
2019
QuadrigaCX customer, Tong Zou, posts a YouTube video claiming that he lost $500k+ in life savings after the collapse of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX.
Jan 31st
2019
QuadrigaCX, the largest Canadian cryptocurrency exchange, announces that it has lost access to $190 million worth of cryptocurrencies with the sudden death of CEO Gerald Cotten in December 2018.
Week of June 25th, 2018
Jun 29th
2018
On June 29th, 2018, the first block was mined on the VeChainThor main net, marking the official launch of the much anticipated main net.
Week of June 11th, 2018
Week of May 14th, 2018
May 18th
2018
Version 1.2 of Cardano's blockchain was released to its main net. This release introduces Daedalus 0.10.0, a new version of Cardano's wallet software, and Cardano SL 1.2.0, a new version of Cardano's blockchain protocol.
May 15th
2018
DNV GL announces in a press release that the company has bought a minority stake in VeChain. The acquisition builds on the strong relationship between the two firms and follows the recent launch of My Story™, a blockchain enabled digital assurance product which gives a new level of insight into supplier and product information.
May 14th
2018
The paper, published by an IOHK research in collaboration with two researchers from Lancaster University, describes a theoretical cryptocurrency treasury system.
Mar 3rd
2018
Version 1.1 of Cardano's blockchain was released to its main net. This release introduces an update to the Daedalus wallet and a new version of Cardano's blockchain protocol, Cardano SL 1.0.3.
Mar 2nd
2018
Users can now use the Brave Payments system to reward their favorite Twitch creators with BAT. Users can either distribute contributions based on the time they spend on Brave watching a creator's live streams or by setting a fixed amount to tip
Feb 28th
2018
At a high production value, live streamed event, VeChain rebrands to VeChainThor, introducing a new name, logo, and new website.
Feb 28th
2018
Waltonchain ran a Valentine's Day giveaway content on Twitter and the same account enthusiastically tweeted its acceptance of one of the prizes.
Jan 16th
2018
BitConnect has long been suspected of running a Ponzi scheme and today has officially shut down its platform.
Dec 22nd
2017
Charles Hoskinson appears in an interview with the popular financial media company, Real Vision.
Dec 19th
2017
Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, posts a tweet containing a screenshot of a Reddit post in which he announces that he has sold all his LTC and donated the proceeds to the Litecoin Foundation.
Dec 18th
2017
The Gui’an New Area is a unique economic-development zone directly controlled by the Chinese central government. VeChain announces that they are mandated to be the blockchain technology partner of the government of Gui’an.
Dec 3rd
2017
The New York Times reports that President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced on National TV that his government will launch of a cryptocurrency to fight against US sanctions.
Nov 30th
2017
Burgeoning Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Binance lists ADA.
Oct 1st
2017
Top US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex lists ADA.
Sep 28th
2017
Cardano's first main net launches. The main net is simplistic - it's centralized and there isn't staking and smart contract functionality. This marks the start of Cardano's Byron development era.
Sep 17th
2017
Not much information is known about the VeChain ICO. There is little information on how much VEN was sold and how much money was raised. Several sources online suggest that this is the date the ICO started.
Sep 14th
2017
Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges were ordered to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure. This signals a widening crackdown on cryptocurrency speculation by the Chinese government.
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