At Bitcoin Cash Birthday Bash, Crypto Embraces the Strange

Amid a floorshow of acrobats, cross-dressers and samurai dwarves, gambling pioneer turned cryptocurrency advocate Calvin Ayre boomed, "This is a great moment in the history...

US Treasury Warns Investors: Venezuela’s Petro Could Violate Sanctions

The US Treasury Department has cautioned investors that Venezuela’s Petro could be in violation of Washington-imposed financial sanctions. In December last year, Venezuelan president Nicolás...

Show of Force: Ethereum Gears Up for Devcon3 Developer Conference

Ethereum is out to prove itself at its annual developer event, set to begin next Wednesday. Once arguably the most active corner of the booming...

Tezos Hires ‘Big Four’ Firm PwC to Conduct External Audit

"Big Four" financial firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers' Switzerland branch will audit the Tezos Foundation, the latter announced Monday. The Foundation explained that PwC Switzerland will act as...

Ethereum’s Buterin: Altcoin Valuations ‘Far Ahead Of Accomplishments’

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has hit out at Blockchain platform Tron, among others, telling mainstream media April 18 it was an example of “projects that never had a soul.” Speaking to the...

Tron Can’t Handle Bittorrent’s Transaction Volume, Former Exec Claims

Simon Morris, who was Bittorrent’s chief strategy officer until July 2018, has expressed his doubts about the capability of the Tron blockchain to process...

Lack of Diversity in Ethereum Smart Contracts Pose Risks to Whole Ecosystem, Report Says

A lack of diversity of Ethereum (ETH) smart contracts poses a threat to Ethereum blockchain ecosystem, according to research by a group of analysts from Northeastern University and the University...

Initial Coin Offering Craze Lures Australian Investors

The hype surrounding the profit-potential associated with initial coin offerings (ICOs) is continuing to attract participation from Australian investors. Despite the potential to incur...

Total Supply of Tethers Increases By 20% in One Week

The controversy surrounding the correlation between the release of new Tethers (USDT) and dramatic price spikes led by Bitfinex trading continues. 20 million new...
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Crypto Startup Behind Alibabacoin Agrees to Stop Using ‘Alibaba’ Name After Legal Action

Dubai-based crypto firm ABBC Foundation has agreed to stop using the name “Alibaba” for its cryptocurrency after legal action by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba...

Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Plans Token Airdrop in June

Decentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia plans to distribute its proprietary tokens later this year through an airdrop. Announcing the move Tuesday, the Wikipedia competitor said its...

The Great Ripple Debate: FinCEN Ruling Labels XRP a Currency, Not a Security

The US SEC has decided Bitcoin and Ethereum will not be regulated as securities but the debate continues to rage over Ripple, the third-largest...

Coinbase: Massive Buy Demand Caused Bitcoin Cash Launch Hiccups

Cryptocurrency exchange startup Coinbase has blamed overwhelming demand from buyers for issues experienced during the launch of bitcoin cash trading on its GDAX exchange last...

Why Venezuela’s New National Cryptocurrency El Petro Will Fail

Washington and legacy media are in a tizzy about Venezuela reportedly thwarting international sanctions by way of a dreaded state-backed cryptocurrency. A closer look...
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Stellar Foundation Appoints Former Mozilla COO as CEO and Executive Director

The Stellar Development Foundation announced the appointment of former chief operating officer at IT non-profit Mozilla, Denelle Dixon, as its new CEO and executive...

TRON Announces $100 Million Blockchain Gaming Fund

Decentralized internet protocol TRON announced its plans to launch a blockchain gaming fund dubbed TRON Arcade in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 29. TRON Arcade, which the company says...

Ripple Reaches for the Sky

The past couple of days have seen market corrections across the board as Bitcoin and its altcoin brethren pull back from all-time highs earlier...

Wallet Provider Blockchain Sues Crypto Startup Days Before ICO

Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain has filed a lawsuit against a startup with a similar name, the company announced Thursday. Blockchain – formerly known as Blockchain.info – is...

Venezuela to Sell Oil for Petro Cryptocurrency in 2019, Says Maduro

Venezuela’s President Maduro has said the nation will sidestep the U.S. dollar and phase in use of its controversial petro token for oil sales...

Fedcoin Could Be Coming Soon, But Would It Really Challenge Bitcoin?

The idea of “Fedcoin,” a cryptocurrency sponsored by the U.S. government and managed by the Federal Reserve, has been around for quite some time. “Imagine that...

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Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Independent public charity Fidelity Charitable has received $100 million in cryptocurrency donations, according to its recently published report. In its “2019 Giving Report,” Fidelity Charitable...
Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects...
SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

The long and uncertain road toward crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs) being approved by the United States Securities and Exchange...
Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America is seeking to patent a “partitioned” security system for digital currency wallets that gives different users...
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Coinbase Admits Putting 3,500 Traders’ Crypto Funds at Risk

A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its...