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Nov 28, 2020
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Exchanges outdo auctions for governments cashing in criminal crypto, says exec
By:HELEN PARTZ

Governments are increasingly liquidating crypto assets seized in criminal investigations. Read More

Nov 28, 2020
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All Pizza Hut Locations Accept Cryptocurrencies in Venezuela
By: Kevin Helms

All Pizza Hut locations in Venezuela now accept a broad range of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, via the payment platform Cryptobuyer. Read More

Nov 27, 2020
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Cryptocurrency and Safety Money, Bitcoin Vault Breaks Stereotypes
By: Bitcoin.com PR

Cryptocurrency theft has boomed over the past couple of years and this is no hoax. Over USD 1.40 billion was stolen in the first five months of 2020. Read More

Nov 26, 2020
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How massive liquidations caused Bitcoin to plummet 16% in 24 hours
By: JOSEPH YOUNG

Bitcoin fell to as low as $16,334 across major exchanges as cascading liquidations caused massive volatility. Read More

Nov 26, 2020
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Former Microsoft Engineer Says Nigerian Expatriates Are Using Bitcoin to Circumvent Country’s Overvalued Exchange Rate
By: Terence Zimwara

A former Microsoft software engineer and co-founder of Buycoins Africa Tomiwa Lasebikan says some Nigerians expatriates are now using bitcoin to circumvent the country’s overvalued exchange rate when sending remittances. Read More

Nov 25, 2020
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3 reasons why Bitcoin price faces a major hurdle at $20,000
By: JOSEPH YOUNG

Bitcoin price hit $19,469 for the first time since December 2017, but there are crucial factors that might prevent BTC from hitting a new all-time high. Read More

Nov 25, 2020
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CFTC's New Rules Cause Coinbase to Stop Offering Crypto Margin Trading
By: Kevin Helms

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is disabling its margin trading product in order to comply with the new rules set by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Read More

Nov 24, 2020
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Previous Bitcoin Bull Run Patterns Suggest Current Run Could See a $160K Top, Possible $25K Bottom
By: Jamie Redman

While digital currency markets have increased significantly in value a number of crypto asset proponents are wondering how far the next bull run will take them. Read More

Nov 23, 2020
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3 reasons Ethereum's momentum is only accelerating as ETH nears $600
By: JOSEPH YOUNG

Ether price has surged above $580 in recent days, but the impending release of Ethereum 2.0 isn't the only catalyst driving the current rally. Read More

Nov 23, 2020
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Crypto Retirement: US Investment Firm Launches Employer-Sponsored Bitcoin 401(k) Plan
By: Jamie Redman

The U.S.-based company Digital Asset Investment Management (Daim) has announced the launch of a company-sponsored 401(k) retirement plan that allocates up to 10% in bitcoin. Read More

Nov 22, 2020
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XRP Jumps 21% In a Green Day
By: Investing.com

Investing.com - XRP was trading at $0.46359 by 04:41 (09:41 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Sunday, up 21.04% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since November 21. Read More

Nov 22, 2020
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Jeff Bezos-Backed African App Chipper Cash Launching Crypto Trading After Raising $30 Million
By: Kevin Helms

An African company backed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Chipper Cash, has raised $30 million and is launching a cryptocurrency trading service due to high demand for cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. Read More

Nov 21, 2020
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Texas State Securities Board Flags 15 Investment Entities Including One Unregistered Crypto Trader
By: Terence Zimwara

The Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) has announced a series of enforcement actions against 15 online investment entities that illegally market cryptocurrency, binary options, and forex investments in Texas. Read More

Nov 20, 2020
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Crypto will be useful but Bitcoin is hard to understand, says SoftBank CEO
By: HELEN PARTZ

Masayoshi Son found Bitcoin to be “distracting his own focus on his own business.” Read More

Nov 20, 2020
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Airbnb IPO Prospectus Says Future Success Means Adapting to Cryptocurrencies
By: Jamie Redman

The giant online rental marketplace based in San Francisco, Airbnb is considering supporting cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Read More

Nov 19, 2020
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OCC's Brian Brooks Says China Owns Bitcoin but Crypto World Disagrees: Chinese Crackdown Pushes Miners Away
By: Terence Zimwara

Bitcoiners on social media have panned remarks by acting U.S. currency comptroller Brian Brooks that bitcoin is owned by China due to the country’s disproportionate share of the crypto’s mining power. Read More

Nov 19, 2020
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New Dutch Law: Clients Must Explain Why They Want To Buy Bitcoin
By: Terence Zimwara

Netherlands-based crypto exchanges are now required by law to get additional information from clients regarding their bitcoin addresses. As part of the new requirements, which went into effect on Nov. Read More

Nov 18, 2020
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Bitcoin Unlimited Hosts Week-Long Hackathon to Bolster the Future of Finance
By: Jamie Redman

On December 2, 2020, the organization and full node project Bitcoin Unlimited is hosting a week-long hackathon that aims to build the future of finance by leveraging the decentralized crypto network Bitcoin Cash. Read More

Nov 17, 2020
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$2.3B in Bitcoin exchange outflows dwarfs the amount of new BTC mined
By: JOSEPH YOUNG

Bitcoin exchange reserves dropped from 2.5 million to 2.355 million in the past month as around 145,000 BTC, worth $2.35 billion, moved out of exchanges. Read More

Nov 17, 2020
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Bitcoin Ascends in New Crypto Ranking by State-Backed Chinese Institute
By: Kevin Helms

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID), under the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, has released its 20th ranking of crypto projects. Read More

Nov 16, 2020
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$3 billion blockchain bond sale delayed 'until further notice'
By: JACK MARTIN

It is not currently clear when or if China Construction bank's debt issuance sale will be rescheduled. Read More

Nov 16, 2020
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Citibank Executive Says Bitcoin Will Trade at $318,000 by End of 2021
By: Terence Zimwara

Citibank Group’s Global head of Citifxtechnicals product, Tom Fitzpatrick expects to see the price of bitcoin peaking at $318,000 by end of 2021. Read More

Nov 15, 2020
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Shotguns, dragons, and Doctor Who: The Blockchain Game Alliance's Game Demo Day
By: JACK MARTIN

Ripple, the developer of various XRP-based products, has filed yet another new trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO. Read More

Nov 14, 2020
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Ripple files for yet another new trademark in the US
By: Cointelegraph

Ripple, the developer of various XRP-based products, has filed yet another new trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO. Read More

Nov 14, 2020
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Belarus' Largest Bank Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service
By: Kevin Helms

The largest bank in Belarus, Belarusbank, has reportedly begun providing a cryptocurrency exchange service, allowing customers to buy bitcoin using Visa cards. Read More

Nov 13, 2020
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Russia Proposes New Rules and Penalties for Cryptocurrency Owners
By: Kevin Helms

The Russian Ministry of Finance has developed new amendments to the country’s cryptocurrency regulation. Read More

Nov 12, 2020
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Market Update: Bitcoin Spikes Over $16K, RSI Levels Warm Up, Price Retracts for Another Attempt
By: Jamie Redman

Digital currency markets have seen some decent gains this week, as the overall market valuation of all 7,000+ crypto assets is hovering above the $446 billion mark. Read More

Nov 11, 2020
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One of the world's top banks issues bonds that can be bought with Bitcoin
By: MARIE HUILLET

China Construction Bank has used blockchain technology to issue the first tranche of a planned $3 billion worth of debt. Read More

Nov 11, 2020
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Pfizer's Pandemic Vaccine News Fails to Dampen Interest in Bitcoin
By: Terence Zimwara

The recent announcement by Pfizer of a potential Covid-19 vaccine sparked an immediate rally of global stocks worst hit by the pandemic response. Read More

Nov 10, 2020
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Blockchain-based agri-commodity trading to tap world’s largest wheat market
By: MARIE HUILLET

Blockchain will streamline trade from Europe’s grain belt. Read More

Nov 10, 2020
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$100K Bitcoin: S2F Author Confident With His Model, Suggests Six-Figure BTC Price by 2021
By: Jamie Redman

Not too long ago, the author of the controversial bitcoin stock-to-flow (S2FX) price model said that the model was “perfectly on track.” Read More

Nov 9, 2020
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As US election dust settles, crypto traders and analysts eye new administration
By: ANDREW THURMAN

Traders and analysts across the Twittersphere and beyond chime in on crypto's future Read More

Nov 9, 2020
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A Look at 'Individual X' and the Seized Stash of Silk Road Bitcoins Worth $1 Billion
By: Jamie Redman

On November 3, 2020, the cryptocurrency community noticed that one of the largest addresses holding 69,369 bitcoins from the Silk Road were transferred. Read More

Nov 8, 2020
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Hash Watch: Kraken Announces BCH Fork Plans, Bitcoin ABC Reveals Two-Pronged Effort
By: Jamie Redman

A number of third party infrastructure providers have announced contingency plans for the upcoming Bitcoin Cash upgrade on November 15, 2020. Read More

Nov 8, 2020
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Amid election throes, Bitcoin goes: Bad Crypto news of the week
By: JOEL COMM

Check out this week’s Bad Crypto podcast Read More

Nov 7, 2020
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Quadriga CX Trustee Raises $30 Million for Reimbursements to Creditors, Claimants Want $171 Million Instead
By: Terence Zimwara

The trustee of the now-defunct crypto exchange, Quadriga CX says the sell-off of the platform’s assets raised $30 million. Read More

Nov 6, 2020
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'Bond King' Jeffrey Gundlach: Stock Market Will Crack Pretty Hard, Bitcoin Good Inflation Hedge
By: Kevin Helms

Doubleline Capital’s CEO, the billionaire “bond king” Jeffrey Gundlach, has predicted that the stock market is going to “crack pretty hard.” Read More

Nov 6, 2020
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South Korea To Ban Crypto Exchanges From Handling Privacy Coins
By: Jeffrey Gogo

South Korea is to ban crypto exchanges from handling digital assets it considers “dark coins”. Regulator Financial Services Commission (FSC) is specifically targeting privacy coins such as dash, monero and zcash. Read More

Nov 5, 2020
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Crypto mining is now drawing in the world’s top renewables producers
By: MARIE HUILLET

At what point will greening crypto energy consumption be enough? Read More

Nov 5, 2020
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$1 Billion Silk Road Bitcoin Moves for First Time in Five Years
By: Jeffrey Gogo

At least 69,369 bitcoins, worth about $955 million, were on Wednesday moved from a wallet address that may be linked to the collapsed Silk Road darknet marketplace. Read More

Nov 4, 2020
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Australian senator says blockchain can make financial compliance easier
By: HELEN PARTZ

“The future is technology by blockchain,” says an Australian Liberal senator. Read More

Nov 3, 2020
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HSBC Bangladesh uses blockchain to import 20,000 tons of fuel oil from Singapore
By: SAMUEL HAIG

HSBC Bangladesh has completed the country’s first blockchain-powered cross-border trade settled using a letter of credit. Read More

Nov 3, 2020
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Russian Alfa-Bank joins HSBC-backed blockchain trade finance network
By: HELEN PARTZ

A major global blockchain trade network welcomes one of Russia’s largest banks. Read More

Nov 2, 2020
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Report: Blockchain-related hacks have declined in 2020
By: HELEN PARTZ

Analysts state that blockchain hacks should remain on the decline. Read More

Nov 2, 2020
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Switzerland Approves Gazprombank to Offer Bitcoin Trading and Custody
By: Kevin Helms

Zurich-based Gazprombank, a subsidiary of Russia’s third-largest bank, has been approved by Switzerland’s financial regulator to offer a number of cryptocurrency services, including the buying, selling, trading, and custody of bitcoin. Read More

Nov 1, 2020
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Lawyer for OneCoin scammer Ruja "Cryptoqueen" Ignatova disbarred
By: ANDREW THURMAN

Mark S. Scott, who pocketed upwards of $50 million in fees for laundering OneCoin money, disbarred Read More

Nov 1, 2020
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Genesis Doubles Crypto Loan Issuance for the Third Quarter to $5.2 Billion
By: Jeffrey Gogo

Crypto lender Genesis provided $5.2 billion in new loans in the third quarter of 2020, more than double its previous record of $2.2 billion in the preceding quarter. Read More

Oct 31, 2020
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Bitcoin.com Exchange Reveals Role in the Cryptopia Rescue Group
By: Bitcoin.com

We are now starting to see the crossover of regulation in the digital asset market and digitalization of the traditional market. Read More

Oct 31, 2020
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The evolution of crypto exchanges — What’s next for the industry
By: GUEST AUTHORS

We are now starting to see the crossover of regulation in the digital asset market and digitalization of the traditional market. Read More

Oct 30, 2020
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Blockchain could become a part of the US military’s strategic weaponry
By: MARIE HUILLET

SIMBA Chain beat competitors such as Boeing by using blockchain to underpin a war games solution for the U.S. Department of Defense. Read More

Oct 30, 2020
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Bitcoin Traders Can Now Bet on $40K Price With New Deribit Options
By: Omkar Godbole

Strapped for international currencies, Iran is turning to cryptocurrency to allow imports to continue to flow. Read More

Oct 29, 2020
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Iran Amends Law to Allow Imports to Be Funded With Cryptocurrency
By: Daniel Palmer

Strapped for international currencies, Iran is turning to cryptocurrency to allow imports to continue to flow. Read More

Oct 29, 2020
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Bitcoin’s Options Market Sees Just 6% Chance of $20K Before Year’s End
By: Omkar Godbole

While bitcoin’s rally over the past month has revived talks of its price reaching new record highs above $20,000 by the end of the year, the cryptocurrency’s options market continues to assign a very low probability of that scenario playing out. Read More

Oct 28, 2020
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How crypto is now making a comeback
By: Neil Borate

In India, not only has RBI’s 2018 ban been reversed by the Supreme Court through a ruling in March 2020, but also the country’s famously conservative banking system is making nascent forays into the crypto space Read More

Oct 27, 2020
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JPMorgan’s ‘JPM Coin’ Is Live, Execs Say
By: Daniel Palmer

Investment banking giant JPMorgan is about to see the first commercial transactions with its own cryptocurrency, JPM Coin. Read More

Oct 27, 2020
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More Than Half of US Investors Interested in Bitcoin, Grayscale Survey Finds
By: Sebastian Sinclair

A survey conducted by digital asset manager Grayscale Investments suggests investor interest in bitcoin is on the rise and the top cryptocurrency by market cap is well on the way toward mainstream adoption. Read More

Oct 26, 2020
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Ethereum Dev Virgil Griffith’s Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Charges of Aiding North Korea
By: Nikhilesh De

Virgil Griffith’s lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss the U.S. government’s charges that the Ethereum developer violated sanctions law by speaking at a North Korean cryptocurrency conference. Read More

Oct 25, 2020
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Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Sees Massive Upside in Bitcoin, Like Investing in Apple or Google Early
By: Kevin Helms

In a press statement, the two agencies are also seeking comments on the proposition to broaden the definition of money to include cryptocurrency-related transactions. Read More

Oct 25, 2020
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US Government Agencies Propose Changes to Funds Transfer Rules-Seek to Broaden Definition of Money to Include Cryptocurrencies
By: Terence Zimwara

In a press statement, the two agencies are also seeking comments on the proposition to broaden the definition of money to include cryptocurrency-related transactions. Read More

Oct 24, 2020
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Bitcoin’s Rivalry With Gold Plus Millennial Interest Gives It ‘Considerable’ Upside Potential: JPMorgan
By: Zack Voell

Bitcoin has proven itself to be a risk asset, not a safe haven, with “considerable” potential upside, according to a Friday note from JPMorgan’s Global Quantitative and Derivatives Strategy team obtained by CoinDesk. Read More

Oct 23, 2020
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Blockchain Allowed 17 Million People to Travel Between Macau and China During Coronavirus
By: Brian Njuguna

Despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic bringing the travel industry to a standstill, a blockchain-powered QR health code system has enabled at least 17 million people to travel between China and Macau, an autonomous region off the south coast of China, since May. Read More

Oct 23, 2020
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Microstrategy CEO Reveals BTC Purchase is Corporate Strategy to Adopt Bitcoin Standard
By: Lucas Cacioli

CEO Michael Saylor revealed in a recent interview that MicroStrategy’s $425 million Bitcoin investment was part of its corporate 100-year outlook and the firm's strategy to adopt the Bitcoin Standard. Read More

Oct 21, 2020
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Bitcoin Hits Fresh 2020 High
By: Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin’s price clocked fresh 2020 highs on Wednesday after online payments company PayPal announced support for cryptocurrencies. Read More

Oct 21, 2020
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Canada’s first public Bitcoin fund hits $100M mark
By: cointelegraph

Canadian digital asset manager 3iQ has recorded a major milestone fo its public Bitcoin (BTC) fund. Read More

Oct 20, 2020
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Payments-focused cryptocurrency Dash now has a bridge to DeFi
By: cointelegraph

Dash holders will soon be able to access a wide range of decentralized finance, or DeFi, services through a collaboration with StakeHound. Read More

Oct 20, 2020
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Vinnik trial for extortion and Bitcoin money laundering begins in Paris
By: cointelegraph

Five of the largest Filecoin miners, which secure that data storage network, have gone on strike, bringing attention to the project’s “unfair” economic model. Read More

Oct 19, 2020
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Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship
By: Daniel Kuhn

Five of the largest Filecoin miners, which secure that data storage network, have gone on strike, bringing attention to the project’s “unfair” economic model. Read More

Oct 18, 2020
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KuCoin hacker on the move; Stolen funds worth $665K transferred
By: Samyuktha Sriram

According to a tweet by Whale Alert, part of the funds stolen during the KuCoin Hack last month are now moving around again. Read More

Oct 17, 2020
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‘Enormous wall of money’ will send Bitcoin to $1M in 2025 — Raoul Pal
By: Coin telegraph

Bitcoin (BTC) hitting $1 million by 2025 is “about right,” Real Vision founder and CEO Raoul Pal has confirmed. Read More

Oct 16, 2020
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US Election Results to be Published on the Blockchain
By: Jack Alan Beavers

Everipedia, the blockchain-based encyclopedia has teamed up with international newsgroup The Associated Press (AP) for the publication and distribution of results for the upcoming US election in November. Read More

Oct 15, 2020
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Libra picks former HSBC brass as CFO
By: BENJAMIN PIRUS

The G7's recent rejection of Libra doesn’t seem to have slowed them down. Read More

Oct 14, 2020
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Fidelity Report: Reflexivity and Investor Sentiment are Main Factors Influencing Bitcoin Price
By: Kun Hu

Fidelity Digital Assets just released a report on Bitcoin's role as an alternative investment indicating almost no correlation between Bitcoin and the traditional markets. Read More

Oct 14, 2020
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$115 Million in Bitcoin Was Acquired by an Asset Manager as its Primary Treasury Reserve Asset
By: Sarah Tran

Stone Ridge Asset Management, home to $13 billion in assets under management (AUM) has recently purchased $115 million in Bitcoin (BTC) and allowed its subsidiary, New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) to custody its Bitcoin. Read More

Oct 13, 2020
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Five Blockchain Use Cases Might Boost Global GDP by USD 1.76T - PwC
By: Sead Fadilpašić

As bitcoin (BTC) finished with its worst-performing month, better returns could be expected in October, according to researchers at crypto exchange Kraken. Read More

Oct 12, 2020
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Brace For Higher Bitcoin Volatility and Returns in October - Kraken
By: Sead Fadilpašić

As bitcoin (BTC) finished with its worst-performing month, better returns could be expected in October, according to researchers at crypto exchange Kraken. Read More

Oct 12, 2020
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BitMEX Exchange Hires Compliance Chief After US Charges
By: Daniel Palmer

BitMEX, the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange recently charged by U.S. authorities, has hired an industry veteran to lead its compliance efforts going forward. Read More

Oct 11, 2020
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Ethereum miners made 450K ETH from high network fees during DeFi peak
By: ANTÓNIO MADEIRA

On-chain data shows Ethereum miners saw a 39% surge in revenue as fees soared during the DeFi craze. Read More

Oct 10, 2020
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Crypto banks are going to swallow fiat banks in 3 years — or even less
By: MARK BINNS

In three years, a younger generation of banking customers won’t do business with a traditional fiat bank unless it offers access to crypto. Read More

Oct 09, 2020
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350 Spanish MPs ‘Become Bitcoin Holders’ in ‘Crypto Education’ Drive
By: Tim Alper

All 350 members of Spain’s parliament have become de facto bitcoin (BTC) holders after a publicity stunt from two crypto companies – in a move designed to mirror a similar initiative in the United States. Read More

Oct 08, 2020
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Bitfinex hackers move another $30M in stolen Bitcoin from 2016
By: HELEN PARTZ

Bitcoins (BTC) stolen from major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex back in 2016 are on the move again, as hackers shift another massive batch of funds to unknown wallets. Read More

Oct 07, 2020
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DigitX, India's first B2B cryptocurrency exchange, starts operations
By: moneycontrol.com

DigitX, India's first business-to-business (B2B) cryptocurrency trading exchange, began its trading operations on October 6. DigitX intends to deliver transparency and security, with features created to build trust and confidence in investors and traders, the company said in a statement. Read More

Oct 07, 2020
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RSK Infrastructure Framework (RIF) BTC-ETH Bridge to Open DeFi Products to Bitcoin Community
By: supercryptonews.com

The RSK Infrastructure Framework (RIF) development team has launched the DAI stablecoin coin through the BTC-ETH bridge dubbed the RSK-Ethereum token bridge. Read More

Oct 06, 2020
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RSK Infrastructure Framework (RIF) BTC-ETH Bridge to Open DeFi Products to Bitcoin Community
By: Benjamin Godfrey

The RSK Infrastructure Framework (RIF) development team has launched the DAI stablecoin coin through the BTC-ETH bridge dubbed the RSK-Ethereum token bridge. Read More

Oct 05, 2020
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Bitcoin.com Exchange Acquires BOA Exchange To Reach New Markets
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Announced earlier this week, the two companies said the deal is expected to be finalized immediately, without disclosing the financial terms. Read More

Oct 04, 2020
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$8M Worth of 'Sleeping' Bitcoin Rewards from 2010 Moved the Day Before 'Black Thursday'
By: Jamie Redman

Earlier this week, the software program, Btcparser, recorded an old coinbase reward from 2010 getting spent on Thursday, after the 50 bitcoins sat dormant for over a decade. Read More

Oct 03, 2020
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Stacking Satoshis: Leveraging Defi Applications to Earn More Bitcoin
By: Jamie Redman

A great number of people hold bitcoin (BTC) for a long period of time whether in a noncustodial wallet or with a custodian like an exchange. However, these days a lot of individuals are earning interest on their cryptocurrencies via defi apps rather than letting the assets sit dormant in a wallet or exchange. Read More

Oct 02, 2020
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Mike Novogratz Intends to Donate Most of His Bitcoin Holdings to Charity, But With a Condition
By: Godfrey Benjamin

Mike Novogratz, the Chief Executive Officer, and founder of Galaxy Digital asset management company has stated that he would be donating most of his Bitcoin (BTC) holdings to charity. Read More

Sep 03, 2020
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EOS, Ethereum and Ripple’s XRP – Daily Tech Analysis – September 3rd, 2020
By: Bob Mason

It’s a mixed start to the day for the majors. Failure to move through the day’s pivot levels could deliver another day in the deep red. Read More

Sep 02, 2020
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Indian exchange CoinDCX cements crypto educational agenda
By: Marie Huillet

Crypto exchange CoinDCX announces two new professional training courses for cryptocurrency traders and experts. Read More

Sep 01, 2020
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Ethereum Is Eating Bitcoin
By: Billy Bambrough

Ethereum, having long played second fiddle to the number one cryptocurrency, bitcoin, is stepping into the limelight. Read More