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Half of crypto startups fail within four months of token sales

That’s the finding of a Boston College study that analyzed the intensity of tweets from the startups’ Twitter accounts to infer signs of life.


Bitcoin tumbles to lowest since February as meltdown further accelerates

The price of the digital coin fell as much as 4.6 percent Tuesday to $6,450.01.


Bitcoin drops below $7,000 as dismal quarter comes to an end

The slump this year is its biggest quarterly decline since 2011. Bitcoin rallied 1,400 percent last year.


Venture capital funding into cryptocurrency startups surges

Venture capitalist funding in blockchain-based companies is surging, with startups raising $434 million since December, the most ever in a three-month period, according to CoinDesk data.


Grayscale Investments launches four new cryptocurrency funds

Qualified accredited investors will be able to put money into Bitcoin Cash, Ether, Litecoin and Ripple, the investment firm said.


Goldman-backed Circle Internet acquires digital-token exchange Poloniex

The combined companies will compete with large digital wallets and exchanges such as Coinbase Inc.


Bitcoin key developer Garzik says he has come up with a better digital currency

Garzik is calling it Metronome and says it will be the first that can jump between different blockchains.


Digital token returns prove fleeting after euphoria wears off

Of the top five ICOs by amount raised, three have gone down significantly since the offerings.


ICOs show ‘follow the money’ still rings true

Identifying successful startups amid the dozens of ICOs taking place each week may be easier than it appears.


Bitcoin’s top rival is up 90% and ready to ditch mining

Without mining, Ethereum ‘will be more usable, secure and scalable too.’