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Elon Musk Jokes about Giving Satoshi a Nobel Prize, Reveals Bitcoin...

Wall Street is abuzz with rumors that Apple might dip into its $245 billion war chest to purchase electric vehicle giant Tesla, but all...

With Minedblock’s Security Token you can own part of a crypto-mining...

With cryptocurrency mining becoming an ever-popular venture within the space, we take a look at one such mining company who will use security tokens...

SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom to collaborate on blockchain ID

The two telcos will collaborate to create a "borderless" blockchain ID. SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom will collaborate to create a blockchain ID with the...

Want to Know What Tokens Vitalik Buterin and other Ethereum Devs...

Two days ago, Hudson Jameson, a Developer and Co-Founder of Oaken Innovations, proposed a Reddit AMA to clarify certain points regarding leadership and accountability...

Making A List And Checking It Twice: The FBI Highlights Key...

Find out the FBI’s stance on the ICO v. STO debate! (Spoiler alert: It’s as boilerplate as you’d expect.) While some work to improve the...

Crypto Twitter rejoice! A new way to bet on just about...

Helena, a ConsenSys-backed predictions market, is now live on Ethereum mainnet. The firm allows market participants to bet on the outcome of future events Will Craig...

Elon Musk: Bitcoin is ‘Brilliant, Far Better’ than Paper Money; Tesla...

Nearly everywhere Elon Musk goes, people want to talk about Tesla. On Tuesday, however, the media magnet went along with a change in focus...

Bitcoin News – Everyone Is Hyped for Samsung Galaxy S10’s New...

There is a lot of excitement in the air since Samsung Galaxy S10’s native crypto wallet will be a boom for cryptocurrency adoption Feb. 20...

Indonesia Issues New Regulations For Trading In Crypto Futures

Are the new regulations a bane or a boon? On February 18, the Indonesian Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency (Bappebti) announced the passing of four...

$8 Billion Coinbase Faces Backlash for Latest Acquisition

Bitcoin exchange giant Coinbase has acquired Chainalysis competitor Neutrino in an effort to enhance its compliance efforts and regulatory relationships. Neutrino uses blockchain analytics...

Why Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Index is a Bigger Deal Than Most People...

On February 11, Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange, launched Bitcoin and Ethereum indices to present accurate prices of the two leading crypto assets. Nasdaq’s...

Once hailed as unhackable, blockchains are now getting hacked

More and more security holes are appearing in cryptocurrency and smart contract platforms, and some are fundamental to the way they were built. Early last...

Indian Government Inaugurates National Crypto Forensic Lab

The government of India has inaugurated a national cyber forensics lab which includes a cryptocurrency forensic lab to perform crypto-related analyses. Alongside this is the...

$1.3 Million Bitcoin Scam Swindles Victims in Thailand. Are Tougher Crypto...

A virtual bitcoin mining farm in Thailand has allegedly scammed users out of 42 million baht (approximately $1.35 million), according to a report in...

Crypto Fundamentals: What is Driving The Massive $20 Billion Rally and...

In the past 3 weeks, the valuation of the crypto market has increased by more than $22 billion from $111 billion to $123 billion. There...

Shift To End Its Bitcoin Debit Card Program

Though Shift is suspending its services, partner Coinbase has had a busy February. Coinbase partner Shift, the company behind the Shift Card, which allows the...

Put Your Money On Crypto for the Long-Term, Says Major Wealth...

It’s time institutional whales put their money into cryptocurrency according to major investment management firm Cambridge Associates. IT’S TIME TO ‘BEGIN EXPLORING’ SAYS CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES The...

Want A Career In Crypto Industry? Here Are 8 Helpful Tips

Blockchain is not only exciting but also highly lucrative. No wonder so many want to get a job in cryptocurrency. Do you want a...

XRP Loses Momentum: Could JP Morgan’s Crypto Spell Trouble For Ripple?

Ripple’s XRP token has lost momentum of late. A couple of weeks ago it was the second largest crypto asset by market capitalization by...

Japanese “Amazon” Rakuten May Soon Accept Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC), Cryptocurrency–A new update pushed by e-commerce giant Rakuten, who has been compared to as the Japanese “Amazon,” looks to offer Bitcoin and...

What Google’s Recent Move Means for Crypto?

Google is opening up crypto. Just as the Californian search giant transformed the early internet in the late '90s from something strange and sprawling into...

VISA and Mastercard Considering an Increase in Processing Fees is a...

Purchases using your regular debit or credit card could get a bit pricier if plans by VISA and MasterCard to increase transaction fees are...

California Mayor speaks on the topic of blockchain during the State...

California mayor, Gavin Newsom, recently spoke about blockchain during his State of the State Speech. Gavin expressed his desire to help progress blockchain technology with...

Ripple Upgrades XRP Ledger Version to 1.2.0 With New Features and...

Ripple remains focused on evolving as a company with a better product every day and does not let statements from competitors such as SWIFT...

Don’t Listen To Crypto Critics, Bitcoin “Really Is Money”

Since Bitcoin (BTC) came into being, incumbents of the legacy world, such as Jamie Dimon or Janet Yellen, have bashed the cryptocurrency en-masse. Dimon,...

Hackers That Stole Millions From Crypto Firm Planned the Attack Chatting...

The cybersecurity agenda remains one of the main concerns that prevent financial institutions and users in general from adopting cryptocurrencies as a viable option...

Bloomberg Editor Says JPMorgan’s Cryptocurrency Will ‘Obliterate’ Ripple; is XRP in...

On February 14, JPMorgan, the $340 billion banking giant, launched a stablecoin called JPM Coin. Industry experts foresee the stablecoin thrashing Ripple and its...

New Zealand Police Reopen Cryptopia For Business (Kind Of Sort Of...

Cryptopia’s team has yet to make any public moves. The New Zealand police have announced that troubled cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia can now resume business operations,...

Now You Can Find Love (or Have Fun) Spending Crypto on...

If you love cryptocurrencies, and you are also a die-hard romantic, today you can merge your two great passions. Now the dating app Tinder...

Coinbase Now Lets Users Back Up Private Key Recovery Phrases On...

There’s a new Coinbase feature, but some people in the cryptospace don’t think it’s safe. Coinbase's Siddharth Coelho-Prabhu announced on Tuesday, February 12, that Coinbase...

Crypto Market Wrap: Could Binance Coin Flip Stellar (XLM) Soon?

Crypto markets continue consolidating; Litecoin back in fourth, BNB, XLM and NEM moving, Maker falls back. Movements have been minimal on crypto markets as we...

JPMorgan Bank is Set to Develop its Own Cryptocurrency—JPM Coin

JPMorgan is making moves targeted at cementing its stance as a force to reckon with in the emerging digital asset market. The financial institution...

HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

An HSBC executive has said that the bank’s blockchain-based system has helped it cut the costs of settling foreign exchange trades. Speaking to Reuters, Mark Williamson,...

Crypto futures platform ErisX adds three heavyweights to executive staff

ErisX moved one step closer to its second quarter opening by beefing up its executive staff with three industry veterans. Thomas Chippas, the CEO...

What Happened To Crypto In 2018 And Surprising Predictions For 2019

The 2018 crypto market was volatile enough to cause serious anxiety among even the most resilient of its supporters. Many of us were feeling...

HODL RALLY Debuts as World’s First Blockchain Supercar Rally Event

Week long Action-Packed Supercar Rally Across Europe Filled with Crypto Conferences and Events, Extravagant Parties and More LONDON, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- --...

Fake crypto-stealing MetaMask app found on PlayStore

New fake MetaMask app capable of stealing cryptos is just found on PlayStore and has been taken down following a report. A fake MetaMask app...

Norway’s Private City, Liberstad, Adopts Its Official Currency, City Coin

The future citizens of Liberstad finally have a way to purchase artisan bread. Blockchain firm City Chain Labs has announced that its token, City Coin...

UK Customs Service Postpones Blockchain-Driven Border Project Until After Brexit

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has delayed further work on a successful blockchain project in the wake of Brexit, according to a written...

Western Union Acknowledges Experiments With Ripple Tech

A senior executive at Western Union has announced the company is getting “ready” for a surge in cryptocurrencies, and is currently trialing some of the technology...

Newsflash: Why This Virginia Police Department’s Pension Just Invested in a...

Frequent Bitcoin commentator and t-shirt salesman Anthony Pompliano told Bloomberg this morning that two Fairfax County, Virginia pension funds have gone in on Morgan...

Bitcoin ‘Graffiti’ Calls for Crypto Adoption – From the White House...

The White House just got tagged. In a lively game designed to boost awareness of Bitcoin, players can virtually deface the White House with...

Tron Strikes Deal with Major Blockchain and Gaming Groups

Blockchain platform Tron appears to have its sights firmly set on the South Korean gaming market – and has inked a three-way deal with one of...

That’s Not MetaMask Mobile, It’s Malware

The clipper malware can steal credentials and keys and change wallet addresses. In a February 8 announcement, cybersecurity firm ESET said it had discovered malware...

Their Goal: Make Cryptocurrency Less Scary

If you have a tough time with the idea of putting even a dollar of your net worth into a digital cryptocurrency — Bitcoin, Litecoin,...

Spain’s Central Bank Warns Against Crypto Usage, Citing Lack Of Regulation

The bank wants to warn investors – and update the cryptosphere’s lexicon. The central bank of Spain has published a warning on its blog regarding...

Tron CEO Justin Sun Offers Job to Former BitTorrent Employee Who...

Tong Zhou made a $422,000 mistake by deciding to keep all his life savings on one exchange, and Justin Sun is trying to help...

Viso Burn 1/4 of Supply

  The wait is finally over: We’re proud to announce that the Viso token burn will take place on February 14, 2019, in our Valentines...

A Major Philippine Bank Just Launched Crypto ATMs and it May...

According to local publications, Union Bank of the Philippines, one of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines, has launched the country’s first crypto...

IBM Blockchain Platform now live in Melbourne

The IBM Blockchain Platform is now running on the IBM Cloud in Melbourne, with a second platform to be created in Sydney soon. IBM has...

“Crypto Mom” Weighs In On Securities Debate

The cryptocurrency community is still finding hope, despite the fact that Bitcoin is still below $4,000, which many believe to be a bearish sign....

Canada’s Regulators Might Help Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX’s Victims After All

Provincial securities regulators in British Columbia, Canada, won’t be investigating the QuadrigaCX scandal. However, new developments could see Canada’s largest securities body, the Ontario...

Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve This Kind of ‘Hero’

Brock Pierce has launched his own bid for the civil rehabilitation of Mt. Gox, promising to pay out all current funds to creditors while...

Binance Earned $446 Million In Profits In 2018, Latest Analysis Shows

Even if Binance did not disclose the details of their earnings so far, The Block was able to find out how much the company earned by factoring the...

Former BitTorrent engineer lost $422,000 in crypto on QuadrigaCX

Tong Zou, a 30-year-old, former BitTorrent and Walmart software engineer has lost all of his life savings, a total of $422,000 in crypto on...

NEO Global Development Exploring Blockchain Securities AND Top 3 DApps on...

NEO Global Development (NGD) has formed the Digital Asset Alliance (DAA) to explore blockchain-based securities. The members of the DAA are primarily located in the...

Blockchain and Crypto Enthusiast is Proposed by Brazil’s New President as...

Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has decided to promote a technological evolution and make the country a regional reference in the adoption and use...

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Reports Crypto Fraudsters Are Moving To Social...

Of the 5,884 investment scams reported to the FCA in 2018, 4,996 of them involved bond scams, forex, or cryptocurrencies. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA),...

‘Bank Panic’ And Reduced Lending: Korea Warns Of Central Bank Digital...

But it’s not all doom and gloom. On February 7, the Bank of Korea (BOK) published a working paper outlining some of the detriments and...

Bitcoin Bulls Stampede Past $3,700 & Wider Crypto Market Rallies with...

Everyone knew a breakout was coming. A tight trading pattern lasted for weeks, which is almost always a precursor to big activity, one way...

HSBC Whistleblower Falciani to Launch Anti-Fraud Cryptocurrency

If the project is approved by Spanish regulators, 5 million Tabu tokens will be put up for sale. Famous French whistleblower Hervé Falciani is going...

$136 Million in Missing Crypto From QuadrigaCX Could be Gone Forever:...

Canada’s largest digital asset exchange QuadrigaCX has claimed to have lost more than $136 million worth of crypto in cold wallets controlled by its...

Will Chinese New Year celebrations put a dent in crypto trading...

“Gong hei fat choy” or “Gong xi fa tsai”, if you prefer Mandarin to Cantonese, are the preferred ways to wish “Happy New Year”...

New Details About Facebook’s Crypto Acquisition Hunt Emerge

During an acquisition hunt for crypto and blockchain related startups, social media giant Facebook was reportedly contemplating deals worth tens of millions of dollars. Facebook’s “acqui-hire” of Chainspace for an...

A Central Bank Digital Currency May Lead to All Kinds of...

In a new report centered around digital currencies, Korea's central bank has laid out its concerns in issuing a state cryptocurrency. | Source: AP...

11 New Partners Join Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple’s initiative aims to accelerate research and development of blockchain, crypto, and digital payment technology. Eleven top-tier academic institutions from the US and around the...

Abra Wallet Lets Investors Buy Stock With Bitcoin

Can people trust in the magic of the Abra app? Digital currency exchange and wallet provider Abra has added new features to its app that...

Crypto CEO Dies Holding The Only Passwords That Can Unlock Millions...

Gerald Cotten's sudden death left C$190 million ($145 million) in Bitcoin and other digital assets protected by his passwords unretrievable. Without the digital keys,...

Ripple Partner, Japanese Financial Giant SBI, Launching New Crypto Exchange For...

Ripple partner and Japanese financial giant SBI have announced they will officially be launching their new crypto exchange VCTRADE in March 2019. Unlike most newly...

Why the Latest Bitcoin Dump Could Actually Launch the Crypto Market...

The bitcoin price on Wednesday depreciated as much as 2.56 percent on the back of a stronger US dollar. Paradoxically, that might not be...

Crypto Analyst Points To $1,700 – $3,000 As Bitcoin (BTC) Accumulation...

$1,700 Bitcoin (BTC) Incoming? Amid this extended bear season, dubbed a “crypto (nuclear) winter” by most, one analyst has quickly risen to prominence. The pundit...

Mexico to use Blockchain for Land Registration in Partnership with Overstock

Overstock’s land registration subsidiary will be working with the municipality of Tulum in Quintana Roo in Mexico to develop a land registration platform, as...

Taking Crypto Mainstream; Opera now lets You Buy Ethereum From Your...

Opera, the creator of the Mainstream Opera browser has reached another milestone by enabling the purchase of crypto on its browser wallet. For now,...

Iranian Banks To Issue Gold-Backed Digital Currency

An Iranian digital currency has been talked about for at least the last year, though it was assumed it would be backed by the...

Bitcoin Was ‘Total Bubble’ & 95% of Crypto ‘Will Die Painful...

The bitcoin bull market was a bubble that burst in 2018, but the “painful” event had a major upside: It attracted a lot of...

Crypto Market Wrap: Tron Continues to Outperform The Rest

Crypto markets are still sluggish; Tron, Litecoin and Maker moving, Stellar slides and the rest are immobile. Crypto markets are still inactive today as volatility...

Blockchain Sees Success in the Philippines as IBM Teams up with...

Blockchain has been slowly but surely changing the world by seeing adoption in several facets of life from medicine to finance. However, different places have seen adoption...

Bitfury, Commons Foundation To Launch BTC Mining Ops In Paraguay

The two groups want to power Latin American mining centers with local hydroelectric power. Blockchain company Bitfury announced on Thursday, January 31, that it has...

Venezuela Unveils New Crypto Regulations

Businesses must now register with the Superintendencia Nacional de Criptoactivos y Actividades Conexas, a government bureau. Venezuela has introduced a new regulatory framework for businesses...

MyCrypto CEO: QuadrigaCX May Not Have Ethereum Cold Wallet, Where’s the...

Taylor Monahan, the founder and CEO of MyCrypto, one of the most widely utilized non-custodial wallets in crypto, has said that QuadrigaCX may never...

HubrisOne Launches Private Seed Round on Seedrs

HubrisOne Technologies, the company behind HubrisOne’s fast-growing all in-one fiat-cryptocurrency current account has just announced their new private seed round which is live on Seedrs. With over...

Global Expansion, Regulations, And The Future Of The Crypto Market: An...

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges with daily volumes close to $500 million, has had a good 2018. That’s in stark...

Binance CEO: Amazon Will Be Forced to Issue a [Crypto?] Currency...

“Amazon will have to issue a currency sooner or later,” Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of crypto exchange giant Binance, tweeted Saturday to his more...

No mention of crypto in interim budget disappoints enthusiasts

Last year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stated that cryptocurrencies will not be a legal tender. HYDERABAD: If the cryptocurrency geeks were anticipating to listen to...

The Crypto-Surveillance Capitalism Connection

Don’t look now, but there’s an elephant in the room. Scratch that. It’s an entire herd of elephants. While Crypto Twitter bickers and fights, leaving...

Only 3% of Americans Bought Something With Bitcoin Last Month, A...

A recent podcast by Planet Money, reflected on a bet made 5 years ago between Bitcoin bull and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz whose firm...

Why South Korea Had to Ban Crypto ICOs and Risk Losing...

This week, the government of South Korea officially decided to maintain its existing blanket ban on domestic initial coin offerings (ICO) in a move...

‘Stay the Course’: Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Has Advice for...

Mike Novogratz — the CEO of cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital — admits that the Crypto Winter will probably last longer than he had...

Emerging Technologies Need Diversity: Innovative Women in AI / Blockchain to...

Besides being a hot topic these days, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain have received a reputation for being especially male-dominated in...

Brit Rail Passengers Earning Crypto Whilst They Travel With New DOVU...

DOVU, a London-based startup aiming to become the “the global marketplace for transport data,” is to incorporate cryptocurrency earning as part of its latest...

Will Ethereum Adopt ‘ProgPoW,’ the ASIC-Resistant Mining Algorithm?

After Ethereum core developers expressed broad support in January for ProgPoW—an ASIC resistant upgrade to the Ethereumnetwork—the Ethereum community raised concerns that the highly anticipated patch may cause the same problem...

Five Innovative Trends of the Fintech Industry

Digitalization, security and privacy: fintech has it all Fintech is disrupting the traditional banking and financial services space with innovations backed by robust technology and...

7 Cryptocurrencies that Surprisingly Outperformed Bitcoin in January

Seven cryptocurrencies performed way better than Bitcoin during January’s market volatility. HOT, the native token of Holochain project, surprised the cryptocurrency community with a 178%...

BlockchainDefender Reports on a Lack of Trust in the Crypto Industry

The cryptocurrency industry reached its peak market capitalisation in January 2018, nearly reaching $800 billion. However, even with such a large market capitalisation the...

Analyst Says Bitcoin Will Smash Gold’s $7.8 Trillion Market Cap, Plus...

From the scarcity of Bitcoin to a legal maneuver at Ripple, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of...

Binance Partnership With Simplex Allows Users To Pay For Crypto With...

The crypto exchange hopes more fiat on-ramps will lead to wider crypto adoption. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced a partnership with payments processing firm Simplex,...

When It Rains, It Pours: QuadrigaCX Files For Creditor Protection

January sure hasn’t been easy on the exchange. Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has filed for creditor protection, according to a message from the exchange's board...

UK Firm Gets Regulatory Green Light to Offer Crypto Derivatives

B2C2, an electronic OTC trading firm and crypto liquidity provider, has just got the green light to offer crypto derivatives in the U.K. The London-based...

Crypto Programmer: Goal of Bitcoin is to Bypass Existing Financial System,...

Bitcoin is inherently a cypherpunk, anti-establishment movement. From day one, this whole movement around Satoshi Nakamoto’s vision of digital money has been single-handedly pushed...

Cottonwood Vending Wins New York BitLicense

The NYDFS is notorious for its white-knuckle grip on BitLicenses. After granting its third license in a week, is it beginning to ease up? Today,...

Why Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Exchange Partnerships Prove the Crypto Industry is Growing...

A total of seven cryptocurrency exchanges have contracted with Nasdaq to use its surveillance technology. The technology, which has various products including SMARTS (which...

Bitcoin’s Not the Only Asset Driven by FOMO: Why Stock Market...

As the bitcoin price gets crushed amid the Crypto Winter, financial commentators are warning stock market investors to not fall prey to reckless buying...

Retrieve Financial Freedom Globally with VISO!

The blockchain and cryptocurrencies are penetrating into our lives faster than the Internet did back in the day. As more and more people do...

Canadian Crypto Exchange Has Lost Access to its Cold Storage

Customers foolish enough to leave funds at the Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX have a lot to be worried about. According to a post by the company’s board of...

When cryptocurrencies started hitting the mainstream, regulators soon felt themselves being drawn into to pass their judgment. Decentralisation was a sticky point, but not...

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH Adds $240 Million in 24 Hours

Latest Bitcoin Cash News As it is, Bitcoin Cash describes itself as a Bitcoin alternative and a coin which operates as envisioned by Satoshi Nakamoto:...

Prominent Firearm Auction Site Shoots For Stablecoin

The new stablecoin would take aim at removing the hassle of a using a credit or debit card when purchasing a firearm. Customers of the...

What does SWIFT partnering with R3 mean for Ripple and XRP?

Announced during the Paris Fintech Forum earlier today, SWIFT CEO Gottfried Liebbrandt stated his company has partnered with R3 that will see SWIFT making...

Italy: Blockchain Technology Helps Develop Smart City Project

Blockchain technology is among the six major technologies in Italy that will improve the quality of life in the city. The technology is clean,...

Dow Pounds Toward 250 Point Gain, Fidelity Brings out the Bitcoin...

Both Dow futures and the bitcoin price are making strides ahead of the US trading session, with bulls in the stock market and nascent...

Newsflash: Cryptopia Hacker Strikes Again, 2 Weeks after Stealing $16 Million...

Elementus, the blockchain data science firm which initially figured out that the Cryptopia hackers had gotten away with about eight times the amount reported, has...

JP Morgan: Blockchain Needs To Be Separated From Bitcoin & Crypto

“Blockchain, Not Crypto” Romp Continues Since Bitcoin was founded, the cryptocurrency has been bashed to hell and back. Yet, the technology behind it has been...

Samsung Pay May Integrate Crypto on Millions of Smartphones, Starting With...

According to a report from The Korea Herald, a mainstream media publication based in South Korea, Samsung Pay could integrate crypto into the Samsung...

CoinGate Crypto Payment Finally Hit XRP Ledger Validator Process

An online crypto payment gateway platform, Coingate has recently begun running the XRP ledger validator. This process is a part of Coingate’s growth plan...

Two Groups Responsible for 60% of All Crypto Exchange Hacks: Report

Two groups alone are responsible for a majority of hacks at cryptocurrency exchanges to date, new research suggests. Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis software provider, published a report...

Taiwan Authorities Arrest 15 Suspects Connected To $8 Million IBCoin Scam

Investors never saw the large returns that were promised for purchasing IBCoin. Police in Taiwan have arrested 15 individuals for their part in an alleged...

Charlie Lee announces intent to make Litecoin fungible and pursue confidential...

In what is welcome news for many in the cryptocurrency, and especially the Litecoin community, Charlie Lee today announced that Litecoin will be made...

Blockchain Browser Brave to Offer Free Access to Premium Cheddar Content

Blockchain-based internet browser Brave has partnered with news website Cheddar to offer free access to its premium content for a limited period. The firms jointly...

Want a Bitcoin Tax Refund? You Might Need an Accountant

It’s tax season again, and unlike last year at this time—when many Bitcoin investors were sitting on exponential 2017 gains—there may be another reason...

The Ledger: Crypto vs. Cannabis, Blockchain and Jamie Dimon in Davos,...

We’re back in your inbox after taking last Monday off to honor MLK. If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed that lately I’ve...

Bitcoin Investors Are Abandoning Crypto for Gold during the Bear Market:...

Bitcoin investors are abandoning crypto in favor of traditional commodities like gold amid the prolonged market slump. That’s the observation of Jan Van Eck,...

Crypto Prices Drop As UK Seeks to Regulate Digital Tokens

Investing.com - Bitcoin and other major digital coin prices dropped on Monday in Asia as the U.K. rolled out a proposed regulatory framework on...

Following Multiple Burglaries, Crypto ATM in California Stolen from Belwood Bakery

Crypto thieves are not always found in the form of cyber criminals or hackers. Sometimes, criminals take a more traditional route by taking something tangible, which is...

XRP is a “Shit Tech with marketing and Hype.” TRX supporters...

Craig Wright is without a doubt one of the most controversial characters in the cryptoverse. His academic background and contributions to the community have...

Bloq Labs Reveals Software Suite That Aims to Increase Hash Power...

The blockchain organization Bloq Labs has introduced a beta version of a new software suite for cryptocurrency miners called Titan. Bloq co-founder Jeff Garzik...

Indiana and New Hampshire May Start Accepting Bitcoin For Tax Payments

Indiana and New Hampshire, two States in the U.S. have proposed a bill that will allow cryptocurrencies to be used for tax payments. The...

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Tron, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Dash, Monero

Jeff Schumacher, founder of BCG Digital Ventures, told CNBC during a panel discussion in Davos, Switzerland that Bitcoin will go to zero. In another...

Crypto Payments Firm CEO: Hacks, Scams, and Volatility Discourage Mass Adoption

AtomicPay’s CEO believes that scams and volatility are the primary things holding back public mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. The Thailand-based company is a non-custodial crypto...

This Crypto Ransomware is Targeting Bitcoin (BTC) Mining Rigs in China

Bitcoin (BTC) miners in China are in a bind after a ransomware by the name of ‘hAnt’ has been targeting specific mining rigs such as the Bitmain’s Antminer...

TRON Spikes 134% in 1 Month: Will the Crypto Sector’s Strong...

In the last 48 hours, since its daily peak on January 26, the Bitcoin price has declined from $3,657 to $3,515, by nearly four percent against...

Exclusive: Voyager CEO on Why Crypto Regulation is the Last Step...

By CCN.com: Voyager aims to be the easiest way to trade cryptocurrency. The crypto brokerage app lets the user simply place an order and...

VanEck: Bitcoin (BTC) Investors’ #1 2019 Investment Is Gold

Wall Streeter: Bitcoin Investors Flocking To Gold Per previous reports from Ethereum World News, mere days ago, investment guru Jan Van Eck, the current chief...

JPMorgan Takes Another Shot at Bitcoin, Claims Mining Isn’t Worth the...

By CCN.com: A report by JPMorgan suggests that for over four weeks during the fourth quarter, bitcoin’s market price was lower than its mining...

HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN TRANSFORM SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

There is an increasing demand for supply chain tracking solutions worldwide, and the implementation of blockchain to track these packages could be a first-hand...

Tom Lee’s Second Take on Bitcoin and Crypto Bull Run, Plus...

From Tom Lee’s second take on Bitcoin at $25K to new price action from ICE, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking...

SAPPHIRE Technology Jumps On The GPU Mining Train

The “money printing machine” looks to capitalize on Grin’s memory bound algorithms. At-home graphic card (GPU) mining hasn't exactly been a profitable move for those...

ABN AMRO Looks Into Crypto Wallets, JP Morgan Remains Sceptical

The opinion on cryptocurrencies within more traditional financial institutions remains as divided as ever. While finance giant JP Morgan considers the value of cryptocurrency “unproven” and...

Wall Street At Davos Want Blockchain, Not Bitcoin & Crypto

Davos’ Attendees Enamored With Blockchain, Not Bitcoin Narrative Bitcoin became widely-known before blockchain did — there’s no doubt about it. Yet, Wall Street attendees of Davos‘...

MIT Researchers Develop New Digital Currency Requiring Less Data Storage

MIT wants to scale the blockchain. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new type of cryptocurrency they claim will help...

Mythical Games Join Forces with EOS to Create a Digital Goods...

Mythical Games, a next-generation game technology studio, EOS Lynx, Scatter and several highly-reputed distributed ledger technology (DLT) projects are set to launch an industry-wide...

Robinhood Crytpo Wins License to Sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and...

Crypto innovators and entrepreneurs are plotting a path toward mass adoption by continuing to work with regulators. Today, Menlo Park-based Robinhood has been granted a...

Crypto Market Wrap: Binance Coin Flips IOTA as Markets Slide

Crypto markets falling back again, Tron staying put but Ethereum , BCH and Iota sliding again. The tedium continues as crypto markets pull back again...

Russian draft law would allow certain businesses to use crypto as...

Russian authorities are reportedly considering a new draft law that would see certain companies use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum to perform payments, Coin...

A Faster, More Efficient Cryptocurrency

Design reduces by 99 percent the data users need to join the network and verify transactions.   MIT researchers have developed a new cryptocurrency that drastically reduces...

Why Crypto Bot Trading Is Choking Mass Adoption

Regulators are not going to help the industry, until it helps itself.   To a crypto layperson, hearing about Bitcoin price manipulation via sophisticated yet easy-to-procure...

Ripple Funds Research Scholarships At China’s Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University partners with Ripple to support graduate students who want to become leading lights in the blockchain field. China's top graduate students keen on...

Humanity Can’t Survive Digital Age Without Crypto: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire

By CCN.com: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire says humanity can’t survive the digital age without crypto because its decentralized nature and resiliency make it indispensable....

Samsung Galaxy S10 Bitcoin Wallet Leaked by Insider: Is it Official?

By CCN.com: BGR, a U.S.-based technology publication, reported that a Samsung insider leaked images of the new Galaxy S10 model equipped with a native...

City Councilman sets out to end crypto mining ban in small...

Early last year Plattsburgh New York announced that it is starting a 18 month ban on new crypto mining operations after an influx of...

What We Learned in 100 Crypto Talks With Institutional Investors

Through meetings with over 100 institutional investors over the past four months from California to New York, one thing has stood out most −...

Bithumb Owner Turns to Stock Market as it Builds a New...

Owner of major cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb just struck an important deal in attempt to build a new crypto giant. Singapore-based BTHMB HOLDINGS (to be renamed as Blockchain Exchange Alliance (BXA) the...

Coinbase’s New Services Cater To High-Volume Traders In Asia and Europe

European and Asian customers will now be able to fund their wallets through non-US banks. On Tuesday, January 22, cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase made two...

Bitcoin Price Oversold, May Have Found a Bottom: Bloomberg Analyst

By CCN.com: A new analysis in Bloomberg suggests that the Bitcoin bottom is somewhere around $3,000 or $3,100. Using the GTI Global Strength Technical...

Bitcoin (BTC) Climbs Slightly as Crypto Markets Experience Mixed Trading Session

The past several days have been particularly volatile for the cryptocurrency markets, with Bitcoin (BTC) surging to highs of nearly $3,750 on Saturday before...

JP Morgan-Backed Firm Partners with Blockchain Startup Owned By Former Deloitte...

JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with SUKU Ecosystem, a blockchainstartup owned by former Deloitte exec Eric Piscini, according to a tweet on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Today, we're excited to announce our...

Cambridge Scholars Invent Scheme to Track Stolen Bitcoin

A group of students from the UK’s prestigious Cambridge University has outlined a system whereby stolen Bitcoins might be able to be traced. With the...

13 Celebrities Who Back Cryptocurrency And May Own Millions in Bitcoin

There's no shortage of public figures who have advocated crypto as the currency of the future. From artists like Pitbull and Snoop Dogg...

$3.2 Trillion in Bitcoin Payments Processed in 2018: Is the Cryptocurrency...

Throughout 2018, more than $3.2 trillion worth of Bitcoin payments were processed on the public blockchain network. The high on-chain transaction volume of the dominant...

Crypto CEO Sentenced to 3-Year Jail Term for Faking Trading Volume

Two executives from South Korean crypto exchange Komid have been handed down jail time for faking trading volume and deceiving investors. According to a report from CoinDesk...

Tax Nightmare: 10,000 Bitcoin Trades Net Swedish Man Nearly $1 Million...

By CCN.com: Linus Dunker, a Swedish crypto trader, was shocked to receive a bill for almost $1 million from the Swedish Tax Agency, claiming...

Crypto is Worthless, Fails Basic Financial Tests: Bank of England Adviser

By CCN.com: Legacy banks are not worried about crypto because it has no value and fails the fundamental tests of financial services. That’s the...

Vechain (VET) Developing Something New, CEO Says Blockchain Alone Not Enough

While blockchain technology seems to be the salvager of some of the long time glitches in the technology industry, people have begun sighting some...

Is There a Future for Cryptocurrencies in the Online Casinos?

Anyone who has not been living under a rock for the past couple of years has surely heard other people speaking about blockchains and...

Business Insider Lists 13 Crypto-Friendly Celebs Who May Own Millions in...

Business Insider recently listed 13 celebrities who support cryptocurrencies and may hold some coins themselves. Cryptocurrency is designed to be the future of money, and...

Bitcoin Investor: “HODL Meme” Is Making Crypto Prices Sticky

The Crypto HODL “Meme” Is Complicating Markets Chris Burniske, a partner at Placeholder Ventures, an investment group focused on decentralizing wealth, data, and power, recently...

Security Token Offerings (STOs) Could be Big For Korean Crypto Industry

If 2017 and early 2018 were seen as the year(s) of the ICO then 2019 could well be the year for the STO, security...

Hot Crypto Topics on The Table at Binance Blockchain Week

It has been a busy week for Binance with the launch of another new exchange and the four day blockchain event currently running in Singapore. Running from...

3 Cryptocurrencies To HODL During This Crypto Winter (Opinion)

In a recent article for Coindesk titled How to Last the Crypto Winter, Decred project lead Jake Yocom-Piatt describes the complexity faced by both investors...

United Nations Calls Bitcoin and Crypto ‘New Frontier’ in Finance

In a year-end report on the global economy, the United Nations calls cryptocurrency a “new frontier” in digital finance. According to the UN, crypto...

Forget Bitcoin: Why Criminals are Using Fortnite to Launder Illicit Funds

With well over 200 million users across the globe, few video games have as large a following as Fortnite. The freemium game is so...

Spain turns to blockchain for renewable energy

Iberdrola, a Spanish public electrical utility company based in Bilbao, Basque Country, announced that they will be turning to blockchain technology to guarantee that...

Yahoo’s Jerry Yang says blockchain/crypto needs trust, else it will fade...

Jerry Yang, Yahoo's co-founder talked about blockchain and cryptocurrency in a discussion panel at Nikkei Innovation Asia Forum held in Singapore last Thursday. Yang expressed...

Crypto Mogul: Bitcoin Will Beat Gold’s $7 Trillion Market Cap, Plus...

From Bitcoin versus gold to new ways to use Tron and Stellar, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world...

CBOE CEO Reveals What is Keeping Out Wall Street’s Billions From...

During the conference at a media luncheon on Jan 16, 2019, Ed Tilly, CEO of CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange) indicated what is hindering the...

Bitcoin [BTC] transactions on the darknet double over 2018; crosses $2...

Bitcoin, the world’s first cryptocurrency, rose to prominence due to Silk Road, say some speculators while others disagree. A recent study by Chainanalysis reveals...

BLOCKCHAIN IN THE ENTERPRISE: 6 REAL-WORLD USE CASES

Whether or not you are aware of what it is, you have definitely heard of blockchain. Originally a concept developed to work with the...

Swiss Crypto Industry Leader: Security Tokens And Stablecoins Will Lead Crypto...

During the Crypto Finance Conference in St. Moritz, Switzerland on January 16, Luzius Meisser, co-founder and board member of the Bitcoin Association Switzerland, shared his...

How Coinstar Could Turn $62 Million Dollars Worth of Literal Trash...

According to an estimate by recycling and waste management company Covanta Holding Corporation, Americans literally throw away $62 million dollars a year worth of...

Lord Mayor of London: The City should ’embrace’ crypto

The Lord Mayor of London believes the UK should embrace cryptocurrency and related technologies to help power future economic growth. “Fundamentally, it’s a nascent technology,”...

Chip Maker TSMC Reports ‘Big Drop’ in Crypto Mining Revenue

Chip-making giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported a slump in its crypto mining business revenue for last year. The firm announced its Q4 2018 financial...

Good News for Crypto Adoption: You Can Buy Bitcoin at Coinstar...

Coinstar, the company known for its coin-counting machines found in malls and supermarkets, has announced a partnership with bitcoin ATM operator Coinme to enable bitcoin-buying for cash...

American Companies Can Now Settle Payroll Taxes In Cryptocurrency via Bitwage

International cryptocurrency payroll service provider Bitwage has announced that it has partnered with Texas-based Simply Efficient HR. The move will allow companies to pay...

Please Do Not Store Crypto on Any Exchange, Warns CEO of...

Jesse Powell, the CEO of a major crypto exchange Kraken, warned users of digital assets to not store funds on trading platforms.   The warning of...

What Death Spiral? Bitcoin’s Hashrate is Still Climbing

Following a period of sustained bearish sentiment in the Bitcoin mining market accompanied by three notable hashrate reductions in the final third of 2018,...

Huobi’s Crypto Derivatives Market Has Already Passed $20 Billion in Trades

Launched in November, Huobi’s crypto derivatives market is growing at a rapid pace. Fifteen days ago they revealed they had hit $10 billion in...

Crypto Market Wrap: Binance Coin Buoyed By New Fiat Exchange

Crypto markets haven’t done much over the past 24 hours, the top ten is flat, Cardano and Binance Coin gaining slightly. There has been very...

Elizabeth White: Making crypto easier to use in the real world

Elizabeth White has already shown that the extravagant valuations associated with cryptocurrencies, until about a year ago at least, can be translated into a business...

Lambo: no truck with the blockchain bros

Record-breaking sales? Nothing to do with crypto, says Lamborghini. Back in 2004, Burberry, the luxury goods group, saw a sharp decline in UK sales. Its...

Avail 97% Discount On The 2019 Blockchain Developer Mastery Bundle –...

Blockchain technology is all the rage right now and you can also become part of this by creating your own blockchain projects. I have...

McKinsey’s blockchain warning irks crypto hipsters

Reverse ferret by reassuringly expensive consultant Blockchain companies are upset with management consultant McKinsey for pointing out the technology is stubbornly stuck at base camp...

Crypto markets fall back again marginally, Ethereum in pain on hard...

Yesterday’s minor recovery fizzled out as quickly as it began and crypto markets are retreating again. Total market capitalization is just above $120 billion and further...

Crypto Investor: Bitcoin (BTC) May Surpass Market Caps of Visa &...

Focus On Bitcoin, Not BTC Since Bitcoin (BTC) burst onto the digital scene in 2009, the innovation, first headed by Satoshi Nakamoto, has been lauded...

How Insurance Can Get A Boost In The Cryptocurrency Market

Almost US$1 billion (around SG$1.35 billion) in cryptocurrency assets was swiped by hackers in 2018. According to blockchain security firm CipherTrace, last year’s crypto...

Crypto exchange Cryptopia hacked, potentially $3.6 million ETH and CENNZ lost...

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has announced it has “suffered a security breach which resulted in significant losses.” The exchange is currently offline as they work...

South Korea’s Defense Arm Announces Funding for Blockchain Projects

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has launched a pilot for developing blockchain applications for the defense industry, according to an official notice Jan. 11. According to the...

Crypto Crime: Man Sentenced 5 Years in Prison For Buying a...

Recently, US Border agents have identified ’48 years-old man, David Mitchell who bought a gun online in the US using cryptocurrency worth more than...

51 percent Ethereum Classic hacker returns $100,000 in stolen cryptocurrency

An exchange has mulled over the possibility of the hacker being white-hat, but $1 million is still unaccounted for....   The cyberattacker believed to be responsible...

One of the largest crypto exchanges is shutting down U.S. and...

BitMEX, one of the most active trading platforms for bitcoin, is shying away from North American markets for crypto, a recent report says.  The exchange...

If History Rhymes, Bitcoin (BTC) May Bottom At $1,700: Crypto Analyst

Bitcoin (BTC) Could Bottom At $1,700 Murad Mahmudov, a Princeton graduate with dreams of launching his own crypto-centric hedge fund, has quickly become a leading...

How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall...

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is hurting the crypto industry, too. As the impasse in Washington stretches into its record-breaking fourth week, the...

Twitch Streamer Receives a Donation of 20 Bitcoins while Playing Runescape

An anonymous donor surprised popular Twitch streamer Sick Nerd with a donation of 20 bitcoins. He was streaming Old School RuneScape at the time...

Expect ‘Large increase’ in Cryptocurrency Taxes Filed for 2018, Says Bittax...

Why did you decide to launch Bittax? Are Bitcoin taxes too cumbersome to calculate for the average person?  Gidi Bar Zakay: I’ll admit that, like...

Ripple to Provide Its Services to Four More Companies

According to Fortune, Ripple announced that it would provide its services to 4 more financial institutions. Last year, Ripple surged its way to become the...

Why NEO Co-Founder Erik Zhang Says Ethereum Will Overtake Bitcoin

NEO appears to be losing ground in the popularity contest, at least lately. In the glory days of 2017, the “Chinese Ethereum” was a...

Cryptocurrency Conferences Continue to Thrive Despite Industry Downturn

Over the last year, cryptocurrency prices have dropped significantly and mainstream attention has been waning in recent months. However, according to recent data, the...

Global Cryptocurrency Payments Solution to Support 156 Crypto-to-Fiat Options

Atomicpay, a Thailand-based payments solution provider, has introduced a non-custodial digital currency payment terminal. Bitcoin, litecoin, bitcoin cash payments (among others) are supported with...

Third Dump in Three Days, Crypto Markets Drop Another 4%

Following last week’s $15 billion crypto rout markets stabilized over the weekend. A few hours ago a third dump has dropped them and major...

Volume of Crypto is Dropping, is Bitcoin Headed Below $3,000?

In the last 48 hours, the volume of the crypto market has dropped from $15 billion to $13 billion as the Bitcoin price fell...

People are Getting Married on the Blockchain

Counties in northern Nevada have been using blockchain technology to digitally store government records such as birth and marriage certificates, according to AP news. The...

Security Tokens the Next Step for Regulated Crypto Exchanges

Once the institutional ‘smart money’ enters the market, we will see a liquidity pool difficult to imagine compared to the current market. The path...

Ethereum (ETH) Hegemony Will Be Challenged, Says Crypto Investor

Multicoin Capital Expects Ethereum To Meet Competition  Business Insider recently sat down with Kyle Samani, the co-founder and managing partner of Multicoin Capital, a Texas-headquartered crypto-specific...

Electroneum (ETN), VeChain (VET), Docademic (MTC): What the Future says about...

It is not an ironical perceptive that the future of cryptographic currencies took a nosedive from the start of the year 2018. Investors and...

Justin Sun Announces That Tron (TRX) Will Surpass 200 dApps Shortly...

Back in October 2018, Tron activated the Tron Virtual Machine (TVM), and since then, the amount of smart contracts has continually increased at a...

Synchronoss and TBCASoft Jointly Promote Cross-Carrier Blockchain for Telecom Operators

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.-Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging, digital and IoT products, and TBCASoft, Inc., an innovator of...

Crypto Market Wrap: Sideways on Saturday, Markets Flat Following Recent Rout

Crypto markets take a breath after recent dump; Bitcoin Cash and SV recovering, Tron dumping recent gains. Crypto markets are still battered and bruised as...

Federal Reserve Blames Altcoins for Dragging Down the Bitcoin Price

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has released an article today about Bitcoin. In it, the bank notes that the price of Bitcoin...

Crypto Hack Attack Victim Creates SIM Swapping Support Project

StopSIMCrime wants to educate crypto holders about SIM Swapping, to help them in filing lawsuits, and to put pressure on telecom operators. A project for...

Crypto without keys

Ethereum’s upcoming upgrade, the Constantinople hard fork includes a feature that may prove to be a usability game-changer. And that’s not all. The award-winning designer...

BITCOIN PRICE DROPS FURTHER AS CIRCLE CEO SAYS ‘CORE’ CRYPTO ASSETS...

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire has said he believes “core” cryptocurrency assets are undervalued as the Bitcoin price tumbles closer to $3500. ALLAIRE: ‘MARKETS ARE OVERSOLD’ In...

Mongolia emerges as crypto mining hub

Cheap electricity and cold weather provide ideal environment TOKYO -- Mongolia has become a cryptocurrency mining hub as companies reeling from the 2018 bitcoin crash find...

Indian Banks Force Customers to Promise Not to Use Bitcoin

Following new regulatory measures from the Reserve Bank of India prohibiting banks from providing services to cryptocurrency businesses, some Indian banks are taking drastic measures to discourage...

Santander Outperforming Competition Thanks To Ripple

The banking giant Santander has said that its Ripple powered payments app OnePay FX is providing its customers with the possibility to send cross-border...

US Energy Department Fuels Universities with $4.8 Million Blockchain Funding

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has said that it will be backing universities’ research and development projects, including blockchain, up to the tune of...

Steemit Social Network Bans Users Amid Censorship Resistance

  Steemit bans user account ‘thedarklord’ for attempting to leak documents exposing ‘truths’ about 9/11 The decision to censor account is faced with a...

Introducing the Next-Gen, Water-Cooled Mining System!

We take a closer look at the next big thing in the world of cryptocurrency mining.. the next-generation, water-cooled multi-miner produced by Buritino!  Mining is...

Dash Cryptocurrency: Single Wallet Owner Possesses 51% of Hashrate

The NicheHash crypto mining marketplace contains the majority of the hashpower on the Dash network. A concerned Reddit user raised the alarm today. Single Miner...

Venezuelan Government Decrees Crypto Operators to Pay Taxes in Cryptocurrency

On Monday, the Venezuelan government published the official gazette No. 6,420 dated December 28, which contains a decree No. 3,719 that points towards new...

Bitcoin Bulls Are Storming Wall Street’s Crypto Trading Desks

OTC desks across crypto are seeing bulls surge the market That’s a sharp reversal from the end of 2018, a number of trading...

Tron Price Rises 53% in Five Days – Is This TRX...

The Tron price (TRX) on Wednesday maintained its bullish momentum despite a watchful sentiment across other cryptocurrencies. The TRX/USD rate today peaked towards 0.0306, up...

Malicious crypto-currency mining is a bigger threat than ransomware

In 2018, malicious crypto-currency mining became a greater threat than ransomware, which has been viewed as a major scourge over the past few years. A worldwide surge in malicious...

One of the Richest Men on Earth Backs Bitcoin and Crypto,...

From a big league investment in the future of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency to the first bank to utilize XRP, here’s a look at some...

Crypto Market Stable at $137 Billion as TRON Surges 7%, Still...

While the crypto market maintained stability in the $135 billion to $137 billion range, TRON and NEO recorded seven and ten percent gains respectively...

Could Russian Rumors Be Reviving NEO? Surges 15% Today

Since their lows in mid-December cryptocurrencies have recovered somewhat and are making slow but solid progress into the new year. Some are performing better...

Hong Kong Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur Accused of Scamming Investors of Millions

On January 7, 2019, The South China Morning Post reported that several residents had been duped of over HK$3 million (~$382,000) in a crypto mining scheme by entrepreneur...

New Bot Enables Millions to Send and Receive Cryptocurrencies on Facebook...

A company is giving Facebook users a way to securely send and receive crypto through Messenger — all while keeping sensitive information private. Lite.IM says...

Ripple and Swift Get Set for Epic 2019 Debate on the...

Ripple Labs Inc., one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable start-ups, and global payment infrastructure Swift – will go head-to-head at the 1TC Conference in Rust, Germany. Marjan Delatinne –...

Indian Ban on Crypto Could be Reversed

An inter-ministerial panel will recommend that the government of India reverse the country’s Central Bank ban on crypto assets. Indian crypto enthusiasts might soon have...

A New Tool To Track The Cannabis And Crypto Markets

Broker-Dealers and institutional investors looking for information on cannabis, cyptocurrency/blockchain stocks trading on OTC Markets now have another tool at their disposal. OTC Markets Group,...

Russia Will Buy $10 Billion in Bitcoin, Ditch US Dollar and...

According to a new claim from a Russian economist, the world’s 12th largest economy is about to pour $10 billion into Bitcoin. Vladislav Ginko, a...

Here’s Why Bitcoin’s Future is so Bright: Digital Currency Group Exec

Bitcoin tanked in 2018, but the future of cryptocurrencies remains bright because you can’t stop progress. That’s the assessment of Travis Scher, a vice...

Ethereum Classic Price Barely Moves Despite 51% Attack

When the 18th-largest cryptocurrency falls prey to a 51% attack, you’d expect it to make an impact on the coin’s short-term price movements. However,...

Cryptocurrency Regulation battle Intense In Africa, Regulators Pin Down Suspicious Cryptocurrency...

Cryptocurrency craze among African audience is at its peak but 2019 might see many African countries imposing cryptocurrency regulations. The latest report released on...

NavCoin now allows you to send funds to an alias of...

NavCoin, an easy to use digital currency run by the community, has announced the ability to send coins to an alias rather than an extended...

Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency pulled from Coinbase after attack

A hack on the cryptocurrency let attackers spend coins twice.   If there's one thing cryptocurrency is supposed to guarantee, it's that no one can spend...

Investing Through The Eyes Of A Crypto Trader

The last few years could rightfully be described as a rollercoaster when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin became a household name overnight, and just...

Bitcoin Price Teeters around $4,000 — Which Way Will it Break?

The bitcoin price held onto its gains this Monday as the trading session across the Asian and European markets expressed its calm. The bitcoin-to-dollar pair...

Bear Market Birthday: The Crypto Bubble Popped One Year Ago Today

One year ago today, the crypto bubble reached its fever pitch before the inevitable crash that occurred throughout the remainder of 2018 and has...

NASDAQ Stock-Offering DX.Exchange Launches Today

Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange DX.Exchange, anticipated for its tokenization of NASDAQ stocks and using its matching engine, has released its full list of trading pairs as...

New York Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Paving Way for First US...

The state of New York has created a cryptocurrency task force following the signing of a digital currency study bill by Governor Andrew Cuomo. This...

5 Signs From CES 2019 That Crypto Is Ready For The...

If you have doubts about the future of crypto, look no further than Las Vegas. The Consumer Technology Association’s CES is the biggest trade show...

Ireland Crypto Regulation Looms

The volatility of cryptos — and the emergence of any number of blockchain and tokenization projects through the last year — has invited fresh...

Crypto ‘entrepreneur’ accused of duping more than 20 investors

A young man who was arrested last month in relation to a money-throwing stunt in Sham Shui Po has found himself in the news...

Regulator cautions public over crypto trading in Kenya

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has issued a cautionary statement over KeniCoin crypto tokens and its subsequent trading in Kenya, warning users of the...

Woops! Fortnite Merch Curbs Crypto Adoption, Drops Monero (XMR) Option

Fortnite Store Accept Monero (XMR) On New Year’s Day, rumors began to circulate around the crypto industry’s social media channels that Fortnite, the world-renowned...

Crypto community rejoices as Switzerland gains a new crypto advocate as...

Serving as a finance minister for one of the most influential and crypto friendly nations over the past couple of years, Ueli Maurer, is...

10 Crypto Events You Can Expect to See in 2019

If 2018 was the year we all realized unregulated cryptocurrency offerings (ICOs) would have to be replaced by regulated “security token” offerings (STOs), 2019...

Bitcoin Does Not Threaten Global Economy According To FSB

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat to the world economy, but should be monitored as the market “continues to evolve rapidly.”...

FBI raids non-profit tech organization in Michigan for unauthorized crypto trading

Michigan-based non-profit organization was seized by the FBI for performing unauthorized crypto trading.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) raids the office of a non-profit...

Crypto Market Update: Litecoin Lifted on Lightning Network Milestone

FOMO Moments: Crypto markets immobile on Sunday; Litecoin leading, Cardano recovering. There has been another slight pullback on crypto markets this Sunday as a range...

The Biggest Problem for ICOs? In 2018, It Was Their Own...

Simon Seojoon Kim is CEO and partner at Hashed, a crypto-focused accelerator focused on community building and impact investing. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018...

Bitcoin Bear Market Will Likely Continue Due to Low Transaction Volume,...

Market analyst Willy Woo predicts bearish crypto market trend to continue. On-chain transaction volume is not enough to start a bull run, based...

Crypto Investor: Mainstream Has Almost Entirely Forgotten About Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) became all the rage in late-2017, as the crypto asset surged to all-time highs, backed by an influx of naive, but money-hungry...

Fred Wilson: Crypto Bottom Close But Not a ‘Safe Haven’ for...

Legendary venture capitalist Fred Wilson says 2019 might be a “doozy,” leading investors to be cautious. Cryptocurrency markets won’t be a “safe haven” amidst...

Crypto Market Update: Ethereum Increases Gap Over XRP to $2 Billion

FOMO Moments: Crypto markets moving slowly; Ethereum extending the lead over XRP, Tron is flying. Crypto markets have gained marginally as we start the weekend...

Hard Fork’s blockchain and cryptocurrency expectations for 2019

The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has had a particularly turbulent year. In January Bitcoin prices were well over $18,000, and in December dropped below...

Top Energy Blockchain Companies To Look Out For This Year

Which energy Blockchain firms should you watch out for this year? After 2018 saw new energy Blockchain concepts pop up nearly week in week out, there...

Indian Authorities Issue Further Crypto Warning

Indian police in Jammu and Kashmir have issued fresh warnings to the public of the dangers of investing in cryptocurrencies. In a statement, as...

Beam me up crypto confidentiality

A new crypto project is the first to launch a protocol that aims to improve cryptocurrency by one simple feature: confidentiality. Beam, a new private...

Crypto Giant Coinbase Made Strides In Q4 2018, Even As Bitcoin...

Although Coinbase has recently become a controversial company, especially as it began to add crypto assets left and right, the company has long had an...

Crypto Startup Puts Tesla, Apple, Facebook Shares On Ethereum Blockchain

According to a report from Bloomberg, DX.Exchange, an up-and-coming crypto startup headquartered in Estonia and Israel, will be putting a number of popular American equities...

Proof of Keys: Several Exchanges Said to Be “Failing” Bitcoin Ownership...

HitBTC are apparently not the only ones who are “failing” the Proof of Keys event today. The event is intended to prove the Bitoin...

Circle’s OTC Crypto Trading Desk Saw $24 Billion in Volume in...

Crypto heavyweight Circle stated in a blog post that their OTC (Over-the-counter) business has facilitated over $24 Billion worth of trades. This is a...

BitTorrent Loses Recent CEO, Adds Crypto-Currency to uTorrent

Longtime BitTorrent executive and recent CEO Rogelio Choy left the company just 6 months after its acquisition by blockchain entrepreneur Justin Sun. Coincidentally, Choy’s departure comes just as BitTorrent is...

Bitcoin (BTC) is Set to Become the World’s Reserve Currency, Max...

Despite the bearish run of 2018, Max Keiser is a fervent believer that Bitcoin will grow not only in price but also in adoption...

EthHub Provides A New Way To Learn About Ethereum

The auditable repository, officially announced yesterday, is meant for greenhorns and experts alike. The Ethereum ecosystem has grown significantly since the blockchain's debut in 2015....

Number of South Korean Crypto Firms Enter Payments Market

South Korea-based cryptocurrency and Blockchain firms are venturing into the simple payments market. Dunamu, a South Korean company which also has a crypto exchange by the name...

Chinese VCs, Crimean Crypto Hub: Can Investors Cope With Corruption?

The Crimean occupation government’s Deputy Prime Minister Georgiy Muradov has outlined plans to create a mining equipment plant, a new investment fund, and a...

Proof of Keys: Do You Really ‘Own’ Your Crypto?

"Proof of Keys" is a new Bitcoin "cultural tradition" promoted by Trace Mayer , the host of the Bitcoin Knowledge podcast . The basic idea is that every year, on Bitcoin's...

Binance Confirms Support for the January Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork

The highly anticipated Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople hard fork has been scheduled for the 16th of January but depending on the target block height of...

Reports: Korbit and Bitstamp Might Get a New Owner

The owner of two major cryptocurrency exchanges will put his company up for sale, according to multiple media reports in South Korea. Kim Jung-ju, the...

Justin Sun Reacts To Claims TRON Cryptocurrency Tech is ‘Garbage’

As CCN recently reported, Ripple and Stellar co-founder Jed McCaleb took time out of a recent interview to denigrate  Cryptocurrency TRON. Calling it “garbage,”...

Bitcoin Cash: Single Mining Pool Controls 50% of Hashrate

Bitcoin Cash mining centralization has reached a level where just one pool is controlling half of its hashrate, according to Coin Dance. The crypto statistics...

This Week’s Crypto Winners

The holiday period has brought some excitement to the area, with crypto experiencing a “flash crash” of sorts on December 27th/28th and then recovering...

New York to Have First Crypto Task Force

Recently, New York State became the first state in the nation to create a cryptocurrency task force to study how to properly regulate, define...

Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Doubles Down On Crypto, Now Owns 80% Of...

Mike Novogratz, formerly of Fortress Financial, went all-in on crypto following his stint at Wall Street giant Fortress Investments. After retiring from the investment...

South African Officials Create Regulatory Working Group Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies

The Minister of Finance of South Africa, Tito Mboweni, explained in a letter on Jan. 2 that the region’s government has created a regulatory...

Thriving on bitcoin’s bust, lenders aid both fanatics and shorts

As a growing number of cryptocurrency ventures struggle for funding, cut staff or shut down, all is well in one small corner of the...

The Secret for a $1 Trillion Crypto Market? Keep Building

Earlier this year, the total value of all crypto assets reached an all-time high of over $800 billion, driven by a flood of retail...

Ethereum (ETH) Surpasses XRP On Crypto Standings

Ethereum Ousts XRP As Second Cryptocurrency Over recent weeks, as covered extensively by Ethereum World News, XRP, the go-to asset for fintech startup Ripple, began to...

Dead Altcoins: Telltale Signs of a Doomed Cryptocurrency

The big bear year of 2018 has battered all digital currencies leaving no survivors. The majority of them have lost over 80% since their...

2019 Crypto Security Token Wave: Are Tokenized Securities the Way of...

Everything You Need To Know About Tokenized Securities: Are They The Way Of The Future? Today, securities are not typically tokenized. You can’t buy a share...

Trump Has a New Challenger, and She Is Not Keen on...

Elizabeth Warren's attitude against crypto industry could hurt the business of a few regulated firms Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, known for her critiques of cryptocurrency,  jumped...

Crypto banking startup vanishes after failed ICO

Crypto startup Hush, which was looking to build the first participative, regulated, tokenized and cryptocurrency compatible bank, appears to have all but vanished following...

Verge (XVG) Technical Director Opens up on Cryptocurrency’s Origin Story

Verge (XVG) Technical Director Brandon Simons has released a tell-all account about the origin of the cryptocurrency and his involvement with the early development...

Australia based String Exchange introduces one of the most affordable and...

Trading crypto-tokens and AUD are never been more affordable and secure. Cutting-edge technology, multi-level security and offline vaults finally bring peace of mind. Where to...

UK Regulators Probe 18 Crypto Firms for Fraud and Illegal Operations

Over a dozen firms in the cryptocurrency sector are under investigation by UK’s financial regulator, reports the Financial Times. According to the business publication, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) disclosed...

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency project Bakkt celebrated New Year’s Eve with the announcement of a $182.5 million equity round from a slew of notable institutional investors. ICE,...

Bitcoin Transactions at 10-Month High While Fees at 2-Year Low

BTC has hit a 10-month high in transaction volume. Meanwhile, tx fees are at a multi-year low. These figures indicate that factors such as...

How the World Plans to Celebrate a Decade of Bitcoin on...

On January 3, 2009, a decade ago, an American, an Irishman or perhaps a Finn, or a possibly a group of innovative computer programmers...

The countdown: The top three most remarkable ICOs in 2018

When it comes to initial coin offerings (ICOs), we tend to hear many of the negatives – about how risky they can be, how...