Singapore consortium become its majority owner of Bithumb

1 Year ago / News / Daily crypto digest

Main cryptocurrency news on the 15th of October

Main news: 

  • Consortium from Singapore acquired for $ 350 million a controlling stake in the Bitcoin exchange Bithumb

Business and Finance

  • In 2018, nearly a billion dollars were stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges
  • Coinbase for the first time added an ERC-20 token to the platform
  • Cryptobirge Bithumb releases crypto indexes
  • Bithumb announced holding a massive airdrop
  • Minter is ready to integrate with Telegram founder project
  • Norwegian blockchain-startup Empower donates plastic waste tokens
  • Blockchain, IoT and AI boosted semiconductor sales revenue to $ 40 billion per month
  • Coinbase top manager leaves office and moves to Bakkt as operations director
  • Democratic Federation of Northern Syria builds a decentralized society and launches its cryptocurrency

Law and Legislation

  • SEC tightens policy on projects that received funding through ICO
  • SpankChain has announced the successful return of stolen cryptocurrency
  • Fake update Adobe Flash installs hidden miner Monero
  • Brazilian Supreme Court Approves Cryptocurrency Exchange Account Closure


  • Tron Technical Officer Markus Zhao: Tron is working on anonymous transactions
  • Christie’s auction house will introduce blockchain into the trading system
  • Nevada Public Utilities Administration plans to create blockchain into the electricity metering system