• New York State Supreme Court building in Lower Manhattan showing the words "The True Administration of Justice" on its facade (via Shutterstock).
    Tether

    NY Attorney General restarts Bitfinex, Tether investigation

    A judge ruled that Letita James’ office had jurisdiction to investigate the stablecoin-issuer’s bailout of the embattled cryptocurrency exchange

    News from New York Attorney General Letita James lawsuit against Bitfinex and Tether might finally be getting juicier. In an August 19 ruling, Judge Joel Cohen of the New York State Supreme Court shot down attempts by cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its sister company, stablecoin issuer Tether, to shut down the civil action.

  • Still not on the moon: Bitcoin. "Le voyage dans la lune, en plein dans l'œil!!", a drawing by Georges Méliès of the vessel landing in the moon's eye in the film Le voyage dans la lune (via Wiki commons).
    Technology

    Despite claims, astronomers don’t see blockchain on moon

    Blockchain startup Diana will let you stake a claim to a piece of lunar real estate, but the International Astronomical Union isn’t buying

    Would you like to spend your bitcoin on a piece of green cheese to go with that bridge you own? A new blockchain startup is using the 50th anniversary of the moon landing to pitch a token divvying the surface of the moon into two billion plots—and that’s just on the bright side!

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    Technology

    Report: With blockchain hype over, focus now on active blockchain businesses

    Digital marketing agency Zage interviewed leaders of more than 100 businesses currently using blockchain technology in the real world

    A seamless user experience is one of the keys to the widespread adoption of blockchain technology, according to a report released on August 19 by digital marketing agency Zage.

  • Photo of Mike Tyson by Jerry Metellus
    Alt coins,  People

    Billionaire ‘Tyson Token’ backer Shi Jianxiang to throw down with boxing champ

    Accused of masterminding a multi-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme in China, Fight to Fame’s backer calls Tyson a liar, threatens defamation suit

    We’re not sure how powerful a punch Chinese billionaire Shi Jianxiang (in Chinese: 施健祥) can throw, but he’s threatening to go head to head with former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson—well, at the very least in a courtroom. That’s because the bout between Iron Mike and Shi’s sports-related blockchain project Fight To Fame (in Chinese: 一战成名) is heating up on the pages of Modern Consensus.