Cryptocurrency prices were mixed on Thursday as the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) said in a statement that it is stepping up scrutiny on “misleading” initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60 million (£45.6 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, highlighting the industry's vulnerability despite recent efforts by authorities to make it more secure.
New York University (NYU) has reportedly become the “first” university in the U.S. to offer students a major in blockchain technology, CBS New York reported September 18.
Software giant Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has requested European Union (E.U.) approval of its $7.5 billion acquisition of web-based hosting service GitHub, Reuters reported September 17. According to Reuters, Microsoft filed the request last Friday, and the decision will be made by October 19.
Blockchain consortium R3 has deployed a digital ID application developed by Dutch digital security company Gemalto (AS:GTO) on the latest version of the Corda Platform, according to an announcement published September 18.