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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...

France nears implementation of digital tax

France is working on a "GAFA" tax with a maximum rate of five percent, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says France will push ahead with...

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...

Scientists turn carbon emissions into usable energy

ULSAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (UNIST) A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has developed a system that produces electricity and hydrogen (H2) while...

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...

Facebook May Be Slapped with ‘Record-Setting’ FTC Fine for Data Breach...

The US Federal Trade Commission is considering slapping Facebook with a “record-setting” fine for its epic data-breach scandal. The social media monopoly is accused of...

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...

Kashkari: Federal Reserve Doesn’t Need to Protect Investors

Another Federal Reserve president has spoken out on interest rates. Neel Kashkari says there is no need for interest rate hikes right now but...

Tell Billionaire CEO Jamie Dimon He’s The Reason Why America’s Small...

The live stream of Jamie Dimon’s address (watch below) at the NY Economic Club opens with the billionaire CEO of JP Morgan Chase pointing...

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...

France’s Largest Bank BNP Paribas Loses $80 Million Due to Trader’s...

According to multiple sources, BNP SA, known by many as the largest bank in France, reportedly made a loss of $80 million in derivative...

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...

Falling GDP, China’s Weakening Economy Drops Crude Oil Price By 2%

China’s weakening economy is driving fears of a global slowdown and now impacting oil markets. The price of crude oil fell 2.1% today. New Data...

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...

MIT Scientists Score Breakthrough in Finding Bacteria That Produce Electricity

Deeps in mines, at the bottom of lakes, and even in your own gut, bacteria are hard at work producing electricity in order to...

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...

Elon Musk’s Bad Week Gets Worse as SpaceX Lays off 600...

SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Tesla billionaire Elon Musk, is laying off 10 percent of its 6,000-employee workforce. The layoffs are part of...

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...

Apple is Not Learning From its Mistake: 3 iPhone Models in...

Apple could be en route to replicating the same mistakes it made in 2018 which ultimately led to a 10 percent stock price plunge...

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...

Government Shutdown Delays Launch of New Tech Products

It’s day 21 of the US government shutdown, and the tech industry is starting to feel the heat.   Tech lovers may see fewer cutting-edge gadgets...

NYC Economic Development Corporation Opens Blockchain Education Center

The NYCEDC opens an educational resource for developers and the general public – and shakes up this year’s NYC BigApps Blockchain Challenge. The New York...

Coincheck Wins FSA Approval

Nearly a year after being hacked, the exchange has attained FSA licensure. Almost a month after rumors emerged that Coincheck had at last achieved regulatory...

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...

Caper’s AI-powered shopping carts could represent the future of cashier-free shopping

Caper's solution is far more scalable than others [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_c-9vJi4b0] While it seemed like brick-and-mortar retail would be all but killed off following the explosive rise...

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...

Cryptocollectible Collaboration: CryptoKitties And Gods Unchained Create Crossover Items

In a move toward Dapp interoperability, CryptoKitties and Gods Unchained have joined forces. The CryptoKitties team has partnered with Gods Unchained to release special items...

Bitwise Hopes Its New ETF Proposal Can Sway The SEC

Will 2019 be the year of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund? Bitwise hopes so. On January 10, San Francisco-based crypto-asset fund provider Bitwise Asset Management announced...

Amazon Developing New Game Streaming Service to Compete with Microsoft and...

Not to be outdone by its FAANG and other technology rivals, it appears Amazon has been secretly developing a game streaming service. It looks...

‘Nobody’s Going to Make Money’ on Pot Stocks: Hedge Funder Jeff...

Renowned hedge fund manager Jeffrey Vinik has dismissed the pot stock craze, describing cannabis investment as overrated and likely to suffer from squeezed margins....

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...

Norwegian Kidnappers Demand Ransom In Monero

It is unclear whether Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen is still alive. The wife of an affluent Norwegian businessman has been kidnapped, and the kidnappers have demanded...

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...

As Dow Jones Rallies, Trading Bots Tell Investors to Short Everything

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is rebounding, but computer trading bots are alerting investors to short everything. Trading Bots Suspicious of Dow Winning Streak According to...

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...

Japanese Regulator Eyes Crypto ETF And Looks To Close Crypto Loophole

New rumblings from Japan's Financial Services Agency suggest it may pull the trigger on an ETF, something its SEC counterparts have been hesitant to...

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...

IBM Unveils World’s First Integrated Quantum Computing System for Commercial Use

At the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), IBM unveiled IBM Q System One, the world's first integrated universal approximate quantum computing system designed for...

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...

This is Verizon’s first 5G smartphone

Hint: The phone may sound familiar.   Verizon's first 5G smartphone didn't start out as 5G device. But it will once the wireless carrier formally launches...

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...

Dow Opens to Minor Monday Gains as US-China Trade Talks Ramp...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened to minor gains on Monday morning as the US stock market continued to wait to see whether renewed...

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...

Why Vertical Research Thinks Tesla Shares Will Crash Another 70 Percent

It’s less than a week into the new year, but the market has revved into action, with companies feeling the heat on the trading...

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...

South Africa’s New Crypto Assets Regulatory Group To Tackle Thorny Tax...

The South African Revenue Service and other agencies are looking to create a new legal framework and tackle the country’s crypto taxation policies. According to...

China Banking Association Develops Blockchain Platform For Trade Finance

The new platform, intended to improve financial services related to trade finance, has already successfully put an inter-bank letter of credit on a blockchain. On...

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...

Overstock To Pay Ohio Business Taxes In Bitcoin

Overstock continues its trek into the cryptospace, becoming perhaps the first US company to pay business taxes in bitcoin. In a press release issued today,...

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...

S&P 500 and Stock Markets Worldwide Close Out Worst Year Since...

Stock markets worldwide, including Dow Jones, Nasdaq and the S&P 500, have posted disappointing yearly returns, with many indexes being compared to their performance...

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...

Vitalik Buterin Counters ‘Elephant in the Room’ on Ethereum After Bitcoin...

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin is responding to criticism from the founder of Bitcoin fund Adamant Capital, Tuur Demeester, who recently called Ethereum “not money,...

Nvidia Targeted With Class Action Lawsuits Over Crypto Crash

The Schall Law Firm, which specializes in securities class-action lawsuits and shareholder rights litigation, joined other firms in filing class action lawsuits against Nvidia. The...

Ripple (XRP) Has Topped Out Again, Retest Of Yearly Low Expected

Ripple (XRP) has topped out once again, for the third time since the beginning of the bear market. In light of other overbought conditions...

Tech Breakthroughs of 2018

Development across the entire information technology landscape certainly didn’t slow down this year. From CRISPR babies, to the rapid decline of the crypto markets,...

Wells Fargo Says Bitcoin Too Risky for Clients, Pays $575 Million...

Wells Fargo, the third-largest US bank with $2 trillion in assets, will pay a $575 million settlement after admitting that it systematically scammed its own customers for...

Paxos Standard giving trouble to users trying to redeem stablecoins for...

With stablecoins becoming a ubiquitous part of the crypto landscape, many traders wonder about which one is the safest or most efficient for their...

White Hat Hackers Earned $878,000 from Crypto Bug Bounties in 2018,...

White hat hackers have been awarded $878,000 in bug bounties this year, technology news website TheNextWeb reports on Dec. 30. Bug bounties are a type...

30 experts to aid in countrywide implementation of blockchain

The Italian government has published a list of 30 blockchain experts who are penned to aid in the implementation of blockchain within the country. Back...

Top Crypto Podcasts of 2018

In two days, 2018 will be at its end. Considering there’s nothing more we can really do about bitcoin’s price in that time (after...

Will Pension Funds Be Investing in Crypto?

The latest rumor circulating in the investment industry is that pension funds are buying crypto. Is a multi-million dollar pension fund finally prepared to...

First to Worst: Bitcoin Ridiculed as Most Disastrous Investment of 2018

FinExpertiza, a network of Russian auditing and consulting firms, has lambasted Bitcoin as the least profitable investment instrument in 2018. Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta requested...

A crypto trader has been arrested after killing his girlfriend and...

A well-known crypto trader has been arrested in the Philippines after allegedly killing his girlfriend and dumping her body in the river. Troy Woody...

TRON TRX: A Year In Review

2018 marked the first full year in the life of TRON and their native cryptocurrency, TRX. TRON is one of the youngest cryptocurrency and...

Signs That China Is Bullish On Cryptocurrency Future

Over the last two or three years, China’s relationship with blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies can be easily regarded as a love-hate one. However, as of...

Four Industries That Will Boost Cryptocurrency Adaptation in 2019

Crypto traders and investors are always seeking different ways to build adaptation in the cryptocurrency community. As crypto lovers agree that the technology is...

Turtle Network – The Hidden Gem

While the vast majority of the cryptocurrency industry has been both chaos and turmoil in 2018, there is a hidden gem which has bucked...

GSC: At the Forefront of a Revolution

With the continuing emergence of blockchain technology disrupting the more conventional forms of practices today, we take a closer look at the vision outlined...

It’s Time to Talk About Crypto Twitter

The hash war between Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV roiled the markets and dominated the cryptocurrency news cycle for a few weeks this past...

2019: The Year Digital Securities Offerings Become the New ICOs

Carlos Domingo is the founder and CEO of Securitize, an end-to-end platform for issuers seeking to tokenize assets. He is also the founder and...

Bitcoin Price Begins a New Ascent Inside Giant Bear Pennant

Bitcoin price on Friday surged more than 7% against the US Dollar on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe. The bitcoin-to-dollar rate noted sudden spikes at the...

Libereum, the Dutch Sports-Crypto company acquires Spanish Football Club Elche CF

The Dutch sports and cryptcocurrency company, Libereum has announced the acquisition of the Spanish football club Elche CF for $4.9 million, as per a press release published on December 26. Libereum...

Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in...

2018 saw Africa’s tech sector become more dynamic and international. VC firms on the continent multiplied. There were numerous investment rounds. And startups pursued...

Is India planning on ending the crypto ban?

Since the RBI circular was released back in April foreboding financial institution in India transacting with crypto related business, cryptocurrency has been all but...

The Ultimate Glossary of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Acronyms

Blockchain and cryptocurrency can be a daunting place sometimes and the swathes of jargon, specialist terminology, and acronyms don’t really help matters. Sometimes it...

Litecoin Looks for a Crypto Knockout With Global and Pay-Per-View UFC...

Litecoin is now an official sponsor for the upcoming UFC match between the 31-year-old champion Jon Jones and the 31-year-old challenger Alexander Gustafsson for...

Leading Crypto Exchange Huobi to Layoff Staff Over Bear Market

Prominent cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is reportedly laying off some of its staff over the prolonged cryptocurrency bear market’s effects. Per the exchange, it’ll be “optimizing staffing”...

The First Crypto MBA Program from South Korea

Citizens of South Korea can now obtain an MBA in Crypto/Blockchain Studies. The course covers more than just Blockchain technology, however. The Seoul School of...

Cryptocurrency Markets Take A Downturn Days After Christmas

Christmas came late for the bears, but Santa didn’t fail to deliver. Nearly all of the top cryptocurrencies stumbled by multiple percentage points, everything...

PwC’s ‘Crypto Leader’: Large Financial Institutions Will Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption

PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) "crypto leader" thinks cryptocurrencies will have "a big year" in 2019.  PwC, the world's second largest accounting firm, has predicted that insitutional...

Top Three Ways in Which Bitcoin, Crypto Assets and Blockchain Might...

Ever since the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology became paired, and what affects one — usually tends to affect the...

Cloud, edge, technology for small businesses top 2019 trends

From the cloud 'foundation of innovation' to intelligent edge computing, channel partners will have numerous technology developments to consider in 2019. Editor's note: This is the...

Technology trends 2019: Expect AI, blockchain uncertainty

AI and blockchain uses are on the cusp of expansion. Or are they? IT service provider executives discuss the timing and prospects for emerging...

Blockchain for IoT – Where is the World Heading?

The world is heading towards a future where the IoT and blockchain combine to deliver even greater conveniences. Blockchain is the future of IoT...

Can the OTC Market Actually Have a Significant Impact on the...

The over-the-counter (OTC) market has long been considered to be bigger in size and volume than the crypto exchange market, having a bigger impact...

Scientists Turn Copper into ‘Gold’ — Will Bitcoin Replace as Store...

According to a new paper published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, researchers in China have made a groundbreaking discovery that could profoundly impact the...

How 2018 has seen the rise of crypto malware

Our year review brings us to the stark rise in crypto malware and cryptojacking, which continues to evolve… As when any market begins to rise...

GMO Quits Selling Mining Machines After Crypto Market Downturn

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has said it will quit making and selling crypto miners following a year of bear market losses The firm announced Tuesday that...

TradeWinds And Foster Estate Planning Join Forces to Start New Crypto...

2019 is almost here and several companies are aligning to have a successful year. The latest of these companies is TradeWinds Financial, which has reunited with...

Crypto Markets Decline $20 Billion from Recent Peak

Crypto prices ran into overbought resistance late Monday, triggering a rapid decline from monthly highs. Bitcoin and its altcoin peers were down more than...

Crypto 2018 Google Trends: Bitcoin ETFs, Stablecoins and HODL vs. BUIDL

As a challenging year for crpyto comes to a close, we take a look at some of the top Google search trends for 2018. A...

Nasdaq in Bear Market With 20% Drop, Dow Jones Worst Week...

The Nasdaq is in a bear market. On December 23, the Nasdaq Composite fell to a new yearly low at 6,332 points, as stocks...

Stuttgart Stock Exchange To List Bitcoin, Litecoin, XRP, Ethereum on Upcoming...

The Bison App developed by Sowa Labs, a wholly-owned fintech subsidiary of Börse Stuttgart, the second largest stock exchange in Germany has announced plans...

It’s Official: Binance Will Add XRP As a Base Pair, As...

Binance has revealed its first two pairings with XRP the base: Tron and Zcoin.  Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao says XRP will become a base pair on...

A $10 Billion Christmas Gift for Crypto as Rally Continues

FOMO Moments: Crypto markets rallying once again; Ethereum, XRP and NEO leading the way. The Santa crypto rally has continued for the day before Christmas....

Here is Why the Aadhaar Verdict Left Fintech Companies in Ripples

On 26 September, the Supreme Court in a detailed judgement said that Aadhaar scheme is constitutionally valid, however, struck down Section 57 of the...

What Triggered Ethereum to Rise 66% Within 1 Week? Factors and...

Since December 16, within one week, the Ethereum price surged from $83 to $138, by just over 66 percent. Throughout the past week, Ethereum (ETH)...

Three use cases of blockchain technology in retail

Blockchain is the next big revolution in many industries and sectors, including retail The use of blockchain technology in retail is becoming more imperative every...

Swedish research multiplies the life of rechargeable NiMH batteries

Researchers at Stockholm University have developed a method to multiply the lifespan of nickel-metal hydride batteries. This means that the batteries can handle a...

Flash Crypto Offering New “Human ATM” Feature

Scrypt-based crypto asset Flash is releasing a new “human ATM” functionality in regions of Africa and South America that have seen their national fiat...

Brazil-Based Chain Store Now Accepting Payment for Goods Using Cryptos

Oásis Supermercados, a supermarket chain store in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has made it known that it now accepts payment in the form of...

5 Types of Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs Should Know About

Cryptocurrencies are both investment opportunities and new financial instruments of increasing importance to investors and business owners.   You can classify every digital currency in...

Prolonged Government Shutdown Hangs Over Wall Street; How Will This Affect...

The debate over President Trump’s border wall has unveiled new partisan dysfunction in Washington as the United States on Saturday faced its third government...

The Blockchain Africa Conference to Kick Off in Johannesburg and Cape...

TechInAfrica – An annual blockchain event, the Blockchain Africa Conference will take place in two South African cities, Johannesburg and Cape Town next year. The Conference will...

Chinese Tech Giants And The Future of Blockchain

The celebration of the 40th anniversary of the reform gave opportunities to CEOs of large companies trading on the Internet to comment on cryptocurrency. The...

Crypto Gifts To Consider As Christmas Is Upon Us

With Christmas right around the corner, crypto enthusiasts everywhere place crypto at the top of their wish lists. A recent Twitter poll by the Bank of...

Layer1 wants to thrive in the age of the crypto crash

A year ago, crypto was reaching ever new highs, and I was talking about whether ICOs would supplant the VC funding round and warning about Kim Jong...

American Conglomerate Comcast To Develop Blockchain-Based Data Sharing Solution

While massive industry domains and influential institutions are implementing the emerging blockchain technology in their process, the crypto market is showing not so exciting...

Canada Encourages Cannabis Sector to Transact Discreetly

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has published a document advising Canadian citizens to use cash to conduct transactions pertaining to cannabis...

The Crypto Winter Wasn’t the Real Story of 2018, and It...

Blockchain moves so quickly that last month’s news sometimes feels like ancient history. But instead of thinking about our crypto winter, this month I’ve...

Blockchain Will Be Brought Onto Satellites by Cryptocurrency Exchange to Help...

A new cryptocurrency exchange has partnered with a satellite operator to give blockchain access to people without the internet in developing countries. Supreme Global Holdings...

Land On Blockchain? County Of Wyoming Puts Real Estate Records On...

Land On Blockchain? County Of Wyoming Has Put Its Land Records On Blockchain Wyoming has proven to be one of the more friendly in its approach...

Coinbase CEO becomes first crypto billionaire to join Buffett, Gates in...

The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the world’s wealthiest people to pledge to give the majority of their wealth to charitable causes. The campaign...

Facebook to enter crypto market with WhatsApp stablecoin

The coin is being initially designed to take advantage of the booming remittances market in India Facebook is working on a new cryptocurrency for use...

Despite Bear Crypto Markets, SyncFab Development Continues

The First Manufacturing Blockchain® Completes MFG Digital Token Wallet Integration Last week, the first manufacturing blockchain for industrial OEM SyncFab rolled out the official wallet for its...

Days Could be Numbered for SEC Role in Crypto

A new law is under consideration that, if becomes legislation, could see the SEC’s role in cryptocurrency regulation come to an end. The bill set...

Pro-Bitcoin Ron Paul: It’s Time to Abolish Federal Reserve, Embrace Tax-Free...

Retired US Congressman Ron Paul — a bitcoin skeptic turned proponent — reiterated his calls to abolish the Federal Reserve shortly after it raised...

Bitcoin Price Rallied as Apple Flashed ‘Death Cross’

Apple Inc.’s stock flashed a bearish “death cross” for the first time in three years — suggesting that a major selloff could be around...

BCH Leads the Way as Crypto Markets Brighten Up

One year to the day since reaching its all-time high, BTC did something it hadn’t done in a long time on Dec. 17 –...

European Union‘s Growing Crypto Industry Attracts Exchanges As Coinsquare Launches into...

European Union ‘s growing crypto industry and friendlier regulatory policies are slowly making it a catchment area for crypto business. A lot of business...

Stratis Surged By Over 121% In The Previous 7 Trading Days...

Stratis has recently released their C# Node as well as their DLT. The market has seen a remarkable 121% price surge over the...

Bitcoin Price Live: Massive One Hour Candle Takes BTC Above $4,000

Bitcoin continues its recent price rally, topping $4,000 on Thursday, December 20, 2018. The top-ranked cryptocurrency is up by more than eight percent over...

Report: Top Crypto Exchange Bithumb Faking Up To 94% Of Trading...

Cryptocurrency exchange rating service CER has accused Korea-based Bithumb, the world's second-largest crypto exchange by volume, of faking much of its trading volume since late summer 2018.   Analysis...

Coinbase’s Earn.com Becomes a Crypto Webinar With Crypto Rewards

Coinbase acquired Earn.com for at least $120 million back in April. And the company now plans to transform Earn.com into Coinbase Earn, a website with educational content to...

Bitcoin Exchange HBUS Continues Comedic Billboard Campaign

HBUS, the exclusive US partner of massive Asian exchange Huobi, continued its funny billboard campaign this week with a new installment. The new billboard depicts...

Dash Aids Venezuelan Adoption As 66,000 KRIP Phones Sold in 4...

Dash has recorded yet another adoption milestone driven by special circumstances in Venezuela, with the sale of more than 66,000 KRIP mobile phones that...

Coinbase Gets Aggressive With Crypto Listing: Lists MakerDao, Golem, Zilliqa

Amid an extended bear market, Coinbase has surprised Bitcoin maximalists and crypto asset diehards alike, recently listing a series of crypto assets seemingly out...

UK Tax Agency Publishes Detailed Guidance for Crypto Holders

The United Kingdom’s tax agency has just released a comprehensive explanation of how it sees crypto assets and how individuals may be taxed on...

Crypto Market Update: Rebound Continues, 20% Gain Since The Weekend

FOMO Moments: Crypto markets still on the up; Waves and Bitcoin Cash are flying, Tron and Iota following. Following yesterday’s long-awaited crypto market pump things have...

Bit by antiquated bit, democracy is being replaced by crypto

In the coming years, the Alternocracy will emerge as the rule of law preferred by oligarchs and big business. A collapsing petro-dictatorship creates a cryptocurrency...

TRON Arcade Begins a New Investment Partnership With Gumi Cryptos

The gaming investment arm of The Tron Foundation, Tron Arcade announced that it is partnering with gumi Cryptos to co-invest in blockchain based games. Gumi Cryptos...

Coinbase Ventures Backs $3 Million Round for Trading Data Startup Nomics

Crypto data startup Nomics just secured $3 million in funding from investors including Coinbase Ventures. The company announced Tuesday that the Series A investment will...

Crypto Schisms and Fork Psychology

Forking within the crypto ecosystem is often a controversial subject. Many crypto-enthusiasts loathe it, taking particular exception to the so-called “contentious hard fork.” They believe hard-forking...

EOS Jumps to Fourth with 30% Surge as Crypto Markets Bounce

Finally EOS has come out on top today. Following several weeks of getting pounded, cryptocurrency markets have at last shown a bit of life...

Crypto Is Far From Dead, as These Scaling Projects Show

After a gloomy look at the state of cryptoland two weeks ago, it’s time for more of a glass-half-full assessment of the outlook. As we’ve been hearing,...

Coinbase Opens Up To Altcoins, Launches Crypto-To-Crypto Trading

Coinbase Surprises Users With Monday’s “12 Days Of ” Feature   Last Monday, Coinbase, the world’s most valuable crypto company, revealed that it would be launching...

Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware Maker Turns £1,000 into Over £1 Million in...

A 28-year-old cryptocurrency entrepreneur from the UK has managed to turn £1,000 (around $1,500) into over £1 million in just 18 months of trading....

“Investors Carried Out Mental Gymnastics to Justify Bitcoin Prices” – Bloomberg...

Bloomberg co-founder and former Editor-in-Chief, Matt Winkler has likened speculation-driven bitcoin price movements to the dotcom boom of the mid to late 1990s, comparing...

Bears Seize the Stock Markets While Cryptos Add $9 Billion

After ongoing stock market volatility, blamed on technology stocks, interest rate hikes and trade disputes, the bears are calling a possible crash. Meanwhile, as...

Rags to Riches to Rags – How One Bitcoin Enthusiast Made...

Peter McCormack created a small fortune from Bitcoin’s boom in 2017. These days are long gone, and McCormack shared his experience about his adventure...

Blockchain and the 4th Industrial Revolution

Humankind is approaching a new industrial revolution. Unlike the previous three, it will impact every industry and interact between the digital, physical and even...

XRP Gains More Listings On Popular Travel Website

Ripple (XRP) has been added onto a leading travel website, Travala.com. The travel website is using the second largest cryptocurrency as a new payment...

AI crypto trading platform sells out initial tokens in three hours

A platform for trading cryptocurrency that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to assist trades has seen its first public Initial Token Offering (ITO) sell out...

LG Reportedly Working on Secret Crypto Project

South Korean multinational electronics company LG is testing a digital token it has developed in a behind-doors pilot project, per a news report in South Korea. Media...

When the Tide Goes Out: Big Questions for Crypto in 2019

Gary Gensler is a former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission under President Barack Obama, a Senior advisor to the MIT Media Lab...

Ethereum (ETH) Network Hits Key Milestone Amid Crypto Bear Market

Ethereum Eclipses 50M Addresses According to data compiled by The Block from Etherscan.io, the number of unique Ethereum addresses (not wallets) has recently surpassed a...

New US Chief of Staff: Bitcoin is Good, ‘Not Manipulable by...

This week, following the scheduled leave of John F. Kelly, United States President Donald Trump has chosen the pro-Bitcoin Mick Mulvaney to serve as...

Coinbase Exec. Unpacks the Industry Giant’s About-Face on Crypto Listings

Coinbase Vice President Dan Romero has given reasons behind the platform’s recent announcement that it is exploring support for dozens of new cryptocurrency assets,...

A new type of quantum computer has smashed every record

Quantum computing is progressing in leaps and bounds Why it matters: As the quantum future looms closer, hundreds if not thousands of companies and research...

Exchanges, Startups Pick Sides After the Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’

The so-called “hash war” over the future of bitcoin cash is over – and what remains appears to be a persisting rivalry between the...

LinkedIn Report Names “Blockchain Developer” the Top Emerging Job of 2018

LinkedIn, a social network for finding business contacts and job opportunities, has published its annual Economic Graph, where it listed top-5 emerging jobs that...

Coinbase Adds Customizable Crypto Watchlists, Online Trading Platform Now User-Friendly

Coinbase, the crypto exchange bull, rolled out a new feature on Thursday, December 13, 2018, making its online trading platform more ergonomic. It has...

3 CRYPTOCURRENCIES DECOUPLING FROM BITCOIN INTO 2019 (PAL, TRX, WAVES)

2018 was underwhelming compared to 2017. The bear market went into full swing and most cryptocurrencies lost over eighty percent. Bitcoin has begun decoupling...

SolarisBank teams up with German exchange Boerse Stuttgart Group to form...

Bitcoin and Ethereum will be available to trade at launch. Boerse Stuttgart Group is one of Germany’s largest stock exchanges, and now it’s partnered with...

Investor tells how he turned $32k into $1.2M with crypto, and...

Peter McCormack, host of the podcast, 'What Bitcoin Did,' took to Twitter to tell the humbling tale of how he turned $32k into $1.2M,...

IBM Helps Kenyan Agriculture Flourish On Twiga Blockchain

Blockchain tech helps farmers and vendors access financing. It’s eight in the morning in Kinangop, a small rural town 55 miles north of Nairobi. For...

Blockchain Technology Continues To Thrive Even As Cryptocurrency Market Suffers Bearish...

Since the beginning of the year, there has been a lot of pressure in the cryptocurrency market. The pressure increased these past month following...

Crypto is for Activists: Why We Need More Cypherpunks, Not Cypherposers

Emotions were high during bitcoin’s block size debate (each side believing bitcoin would be damaged by the other’s triumph), and they’re high again in this year’s bear...

PRESIDENT TRUMP APPOINTS BITCOIN PROPONENT AS WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF

President Donald J. Trump has announced that he will be naming Mick Mulvaney as the new acting White House Chief of Staff. Mulvaney is...

Telecoms Giant AT&T Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Enabled Social Media ‘Mapping’ System

American telecoms giant AT&T is seeking a patent for a blockchain-based social media history “map.” The patent application was published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Dec....

US Coinbase Customers Can Make Instant, Free Crypto-To-Cash Transfers to PayPal

Coinbase — the largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange — partnered with payments platform PayPal to enable instant, free crypto-to-cash withdrawals for US customers. This means customers...

Tron DApp Usage Jumps 48% — More Than 1 Million Transactions...

The TRON Foundation launched its TRC20 exchange this week. It is a place for people to exchange tokens issued on the TRON platform. The...

Bitcoin Price Driven More by Speculation Than Utility: BitPay CEO

BitPay CEO Stephen Pair has stated that speculation drives a substantial part of bitcoin’s current valuation, while the actual use of the crypto market...

US Bitcoin Bomb Threatening Emails Demand $20000 in Crypto

History has a lot of cases that indicate the illegal use of Bitcoin. However, one of the latest is the case of Canada and...

And now another major smartphone manufacturer is getting into crypto

Huawei begins rolling out cryptocurrency software to its smartphone users… Already this year, we’ve seen the release of the HTC Exodus 1 smartphone, that comes...

Sephora Shoppers Are Getting Their First Bitcoin Using Crypto Startup Lolli

This holiday shopping season, hundreds of women are earning their first bitcoin by buying items online with an in-browser app called Lolli. Revealed exclusively to...

Binance CEO: ‘We Are Actually More Comfortable Investing Now’

On Friday (14 December 2018),  Changpeng Zhao (nickname: "CZ"), the CEO of crypto exchange Binance, said that his firm felt more comfortable with venture capital (VC) investing now than...

Weiss Ratings Declares Now Best Time to Buy Bitcoin

Financial market analyst firm Weiss Ratings claims that at present, purchasing Bitcoin is one of the “best buying opportunities of the year”. Bullish comments Despite what every headline...

Court: Cryptocurrency Sent to Wrong Address Must Be Returned

The world of cryptocurrencies has often been compared to the Wild West or some other “every man for himself” situation. Users are repeatedly admonished to...

Eight Tips Every Cryptocurrency Investor Must Know

The Eightfold Path to Enlightened Crypto Investing   As a new cryptocurrency investor, kicking off your shoes and taking your first steps along the Path of...

Bitcoin’s Fair Market Price is $14,800, Says Cryptocurrency Bull Tom Lee

Cryptocurrency bull Tom Lee says bitcoin’s dismal price of roughly $3,400 is wrong because its actual fair market value is $13,800 to $14,800. The Fundstrat...

German Stock Exchange Giant to Launch Crypto Trading — How it...

On December 12, Boerse Stuttgart, the second-biggest stock exchange in Germany and the ninth-largest in Europe, said in an official statement that it plans...

China’s Ban May Have Failed as Study Shows There’s Now 7.5...

China’s central bank boasted earlier this year that their probably illegitimate ban of crypto exchanges was very successful, but a new study is showing...

UAE Firm Taps Ripple Blockchain RippleNet to Launch Cross-Border Payments

RippleNet, the blockchain-based global payment network of Ripple, is set to increase its footprint in the Middle East with a United Arab Emirates-based remittance...

IBM Identifies Blockchain Pioneers within Automotive Industry

Computing giant IBM has published a report that details the extent of the impact that blockchain can have in the automotive industry with favorable findings. The report...

Crypto Market Update: Tezos Gets Huobi Listing, EOS Flips Bitcoin Cash

Crypto markets are still in decline; Bitcoin Cash, SV, still dropping, Tezos bounces back. Crypto markets are still on the floor today as there has...

Brave New Coin and Chainlink launch new crypto tools for institutions...

Brave New Coin (BNC), a provider of high-value cryptocurrency market data, has announced today a partnership with Chainlink, a decentralized oracle network that connects...

Crypto 2018 Was a Tale Told By An Idiot – But...

I’m completely out of crypto and I’ve been selling my bitcoin and ether all year. Does that disgust you? Disappoint you? If you just met...

Razer Wants Gamers to Mine Cryptocurrency for Store Credit

Razer's new SoftMiner program introduces a rather novel arrangement to the gaming and cryptocurrency space.   Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer wants gamers to download software that mines cryptocurrency...

Crypto 2019: Experts Predict Adoption But Also Losses

Investors will have more realistic expectations.   2018 was a thin harvest, but leaders of the crypto space are forecasting a bumper year in 2019. Leading...

Only 4 Crypto Exchanges Have 100,000+ Active Users

With crypto still being years away from being widely adopted by the mainstream public, most of the market’s activity is driven by speculators and...

Cheap Power Is Luring Battered Bitcoin Miners to Iran

While some bitcoin miners are estimated to have shut down hundreds of thousands of machines – if not more – others are still out there...

SWISS BITCOIN ETP SEES RECORD VOLUME AS INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS BUY THE...

The steep decline in Bitcoin price has coincided with record volume of the recently launched Bitcoin ETP on the SIX Swiss Stock Exchange, suggesting...

Japanese Prosecutors Want Former Mt Gox CEO Jailed for 10 Years

The former CEO of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, Mark Karpeles, could face up to decade in prison if prosecutors have their way. According to the...