South Korea News: South Korea’s finance minister said the government has no plans to shut down cryptocurrency trading, affirming market speculation that authorities won’t go as far as China. “Regulating exchanges is (the government)’s immediate task,” Kim said.

Circle, a cryptocurrency-focused financial-services firm, will announce today that it is buying crypto exchange Poloniex—a move that immediately makes Circle one of the largest and most influential companies in the industry. Fortune’s Robert Hackett profiles a company that hopes to leverage the technology behind Bitcoin to become the bank of the next century. http://fortune.com/2018/02/26/circle-cryptocurrency-trade-bitcoin/

Big day for bitcoin, Lightning goes live on mainnet! ⚡  Announcing the first Lightning beta release for the live bitcoin network, lnd 0.4. Read about it here: https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2018/03/15/lnd-beta.html 🏻‍🚀👨🏿‍🚀🚀

This might give some traction.

Hi, After the successful launch of Crypterium Lite for Android, Crypterium are now testing the IOS release. If everything goes according to plan, this will be available to all our IOS users by the end of March at the latest, but expected to be released much earlier. Crypterium Lite, although an excellent digital wallet, is only a first step in our path to provide a full service solution that enables our users to spend their crypto currency at any of the worlds 42m NFC visa and mastercard enabled Point of Sale Systems (POS) first release of which is still expected for early Q2 this year. The exact date of listing and start of trading confirmed by HitBTC is 12:00 UTC+3, 26th March (15:00 Moscow time). Depositing will be allowed at approximately 11:30 UTC +3 (30 min before the start of trading).

‼ Stay away from Myetherwallet until we get some official communication. Their DNS seems to be compromised! ‼ https://www.reddit.com/r/MyEtherWallet/comments/8ek0jj/think_i_got_scammedphishedhacked/?st=jgdpxoc8&sh=4b3d47af

To be clearer: If you have used MEW with your private key/keystore/mnemonic IN THE LAST THREE~ HOURS, you are compromised. If you have funds remaining move them now. If you have NOT used MEW in the last 3~ hours, you should be fine. Don't do anything atm.