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Governments Using Crypto as a Reason to Spy on Us

Since its inception in 2009, Bitcoin pioneered the way for cryptocurrencies and has boomed into mainstream consciousness in 2017. Blockchain technology promises liberation from...

Bitcoin Not Currency, Never Will Be: Expert Blog

It would appear that 2017 could be fairly called the Year of Bitcoin. The most popular and thus valuable cryptocurrency has been breaking record after...

Israeli Crypto Companies Banned From Stock Exchange Indices

In a bid to reduce systemic risk, the Israel Securities Authority has announced that it will not include companies operating in the cryptocurrency industry...
The Number of Crypto Exchanges Offering Margin Has Multiplied

The Number of Crypto Exchanges Offering Margin Has Multiplied

Until recently, Bitmex, Deribit and a handful of established exchanges were the only places where traders could get their leverage fix. This has now...

Crypto Mining CEO Said to Disappear With $35 Million In Funds

The chief executive of a cryptocurrency mining startup has reportedly disappeared with $35 million in client investments, Newsweek reported Monday. Le Minh Tam, head of...

Stellar Co-founder Brands 90% of Crypto Projects ‘B.S.’

Most financial institutions will not use Bitcoin (BTC), payment network Stellar’s co-founder and CTO Jed McCaleb stated in an interview with Yahoo Finance Dec. 31. Speaking to the online news outlet,...

Belarus: Some Crypto Exchanges Will Be Required To Hand Over Customer Data, Report Says

A crypto-related decree in Belarus will be updated to require certain crypto exchanges to provide customer data to authorities, Forklog reports today, May 1. Belarus’ Decree on the Development...

Goldman Sachs Hires Crypto Trader ‘In Response to Client Interest’

Goldman Sachs has had its feelers in the cryptocurrency waters for a while. Now, the Wall Street giant looks set to take the plunge,...

Cryptocurrencies Undergo Profit-Taking After Strong Rebound

Investing.com - Cryptocurrencies were trading mostly lower across the board on Tuesday as traders took profit after the recent rebound in the last week...

US: Seminole County Florida To Accept Crypto For Tax Payment

The Seminole County, Florida, tax collector Joel M. Greenberg announced May 14 that the county will begin accepting cryptocurrency for payment for various services this summer in order...

Moody’s: Threat of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Is Distant but Inevitable

A report titled “Consumer Digital Payments — US,” which was released on October 11 by Moody’s analyst Stephen Sohn and team, reassures the payments...

One of Europe’s Most Energy-Efficient Data Centers Tests BTC, ETH Mining

Holland’s ITB2 Data Center has set up a cryptocurrency mining lab for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), according to a report by Emerce Thursday, May 31. The main purpose of the lab is...

Norway Central Bank Considers Developing Digital Currency

Norway’s central bank, Norges Bank, is considering developing its own digital currency as a supplement to cash to “ensure confidence in money and the monetary system”,...

Bitcoin Wallet Bamboozle: Bitcoin.com Offering Bitcoin Cash Wallet, Calling it “Bitcoin”

On November 20, 2017 Bitcoin.com updated their Bitcoin Wallet on Apple's App-store. Bitcoin.com’s version 4.0.2 update creates Bitcoin Cash wallets by default and allows users to sweep...

Email Service MailChimp to Block ICO, Crypto Marketing

UPDATE (29, March 21:26 UTC): MailChimp said in a tweet that "cryptocurrency-related information isn't necessarily prohibited," provided the sender is not selling, trading, storing or marketing cryptocurrencies. Email...

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz: A ‘trusted’ digital currency is coming, but it won’t be bitcoin

"One or a few legitimate" cryptocurrencies are coming, but bitcoin is not one of them, according to Starbucks' executive chairman and former CEO, Howard Schultz. "I don't...

Cats Went Crypto First, Now It’s Time for Consumers

I admittedly wasn't investing in any cryptocurrency in the early 2010s. By this time last year, I was reading CoinDesk's 2016 Year in Review, just starting...

Coinrail Exchange Hacked, Loses Possibly $40 Million in Cryptos

Coinrail, a cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea, said on Sunday its platform has been hacked, with other sources suggesting it lost cryptocurrencies totaling...

Forbes Publishes ‘First-Ever’ Richest People In Cryptocurrency List

Forbes, known for its “World’s Billionaires List”, published a list of the richest people in cryptocurrency for the first time, Tuesday Feb. 6. The goal of publishing...

Canada Steals Crypto Startup From the U.S. With Less Stringent Laws

CBlocks, a Miami based-based cryptocurrency startup is moving to Canada to avoid regulatory trouble in the United States. The firm has been unable to obtain clear...

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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...