Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank

In an ongoing dispute between banks and cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, an appeals court has finally ruled in favor of one crypto exchange against...

Bitcoin Glossary: You’ve Heard of Crypto Mania – Now Say Hello to Cryptophasia

To outsiders, cryptocurrency is a strange and bewildering world. Dive into bitcoin Twitter for the first time and you’re confronted by an array of...

$3 Billion: FTC Warns Consumers Could Pay High Price for Crypto Scams

Consumers lost $532 million to cryptocurrency-related scams in the first two months of 2018, an official for the Federal Trade Commission said Monday. Speaking during an...

France’s Interrogation of Alleged BTC-e Owner Alexander Vinnik Was ‘Fake’, Says Attorney

Alleged former owner of crypto exchange BTC-e Alexander Vinnik was indicted and subjected to a "fake" interrogation by French prosecutors on Tuesday, August 28,...

Crypto Featured in British Soap Coronation Street With 8 Million Viewers

Cryptocurrency is a major plot of the longest-running British soap opera Coronation Street this week. Each of the show’s episodes currently has about 8...

Fake Developer Sneaks Malicious Code into BitPay’s Copay Wallet

The Copay wallet from U.S.-based bitcoin payments processor BitPay has been compromised by a hacker, the firm says. Bitpay announced Monday that it learned about the issue...

Mt. Gox Victims Must Take Claims to Tokyo, Not US, Judge Rules

Since its implosion back in 2014, the Mt. Gox exchange hacks continue to loom large within the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The U.S. District Court for...

Turkish Police Detain 11 Suspects in Bitcoin Theft Case

The cybercrime unit of the Turkish police has detained 11 people suspected of hacking into emails, user accounts and cryptocurrency wallets. The operation was...

Morgan Stanley Hires Credit Suisse Crypto Expert as Head of Digital Asset Markets

Multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley has hired a self-described crypto trading expert and 12-year veteran of Credit Suisse as its new head of digital asset markets, eFinancialCareers reported July 31. The...

‘BitLicense Refugees’: ShapeShift, Kraken Talk Escape from New York

If you wanted to hear red-meat rhetoric about New York State's regulatory approach, a fireside chat Tuesday between two of the cryptocurrency industry's most...

Bitmain’s Latest Crypto ASIC Can Mine Zcash

Bitmain has unveiled a new cryptocurrency mining hardware product dedicated to the Equihash algorithm, which is used by the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency zcash. The Equihash application-specific...

Philippine Special Economic Zone Grants Licenses to Three Crypto Exchanges

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) of the Philippines has issued provisional licenses to three cryptocurrency exchanges in the economic zone, the Manila Times reported July 10. CEZA expects to...

CEO of Allegedly Compromised Wallet Bitfi Calls Teenage Hacker’s Claims ‘A Disgrace’

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Bitfi called claims their wallet had in fact been hacked a “disgrace” in comments to Cointelegraph August 2, as controversy around the company’s security...

Here Are the World’s Virtual Currency Billionaires (or at Least They Were)

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are among those on a new Forbes list of people with the biggest cryptocurrency fortunes. Tyler, left, and his brother,...

Institutional Investors and Fintech: Will Wall Street Go Head-First Into Crypto?

Following a breakout year for cryptocurrencies, 2018 has been extremely challenging — to say the least. With Bitcoin and numerous altcoins hitting all time highs in December, a sobering...

Billionaire Settles with SEC over Crypto-Related Penny Stock Scam

Back in September, biotech billionaire Phillip Frost and eight other individuals were charged by the SEC for a penny stock scheme deemed fraudulent. Frost was...

Japanese Regulator Sees Sharp Spike in Cryptocurrency Queries in Q1 2018

Japanese consumers are filing over three times the number of cryptocurrency enquiries  in the first three months of 2018 compared to the previous quarter, figures...

Flippening? Singapore Hosted More ICOs than the US in August: Report

With the increased regulatory scrutiny on ICOs in the United States, there appears to be a move by projects towards more friendly environments. According to blockchain...

Bitcoin Vietnam Faces Losing its Domain from Government

According to regional reports Vietnam’s oldest Bitcoin Exchange, Bitcoin.vn, is about to lose its domain per order of the Vietnamese Government. The website that...

Stripe Founders Discuss Decision to Drop BTC Payment Services

The co-founders of Stripe, brothers Patrick and John Collison, recently discussed the company’s decision to no longer support bitcoin payments, and expressed a willingness...

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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...