The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.

Russia's Supreme Court Decision Paves the Way for Safer Bitcoin and Crypto Journalism
A decision taken by the Russian Supreme Court a several days ago ago could lay the groundwork for safer journalism without fear of banishment or legal reprisals.
Bitcoin Brushes $9,000 As Crypto Markets Continue Making Steady Gains
Bitcoin is on the cusp of $9,000, and Ethereum is over $630, as the crypto markets continue to climb upwards today, April 22, according to data from Coin360.
Crypto Ads Ban Is Temporary, According To LinkedIn's Co-Founder
Now Eric is launching a reputation system around the initial coin offering ecosystem that aims to help people make trustful decisions while buying and selling something.
Crypto Price Watch: Stellar Lumens, Cardano, NEO, EOS, IOTA Spike Further
The recent price spikes of major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin seem to be rubbing off on smaller coins like Stellar Lumens, Cardano and NEO. All three currencies sit within the green zone.
Crypto-Friendly CheapAir Asks Customers For Feedback On Switch Away From Coinbase
The CEO of US-based flight aggregator CheapAir has published an open letter to customers on April 20, asking for opinions on a merchant solution switch to BitPay over crypto wallet and exchange service Coinbase.
India: Delhi High Court Seeks Response From Central Bank On Recent Crypto Ban, Report Says
The High Court of Delhi has reportedly issued a notice to the Reserve Bank of India, the Ministry of Finance, and the Goods and Services Tax Council alleging that RBI's decision to end dealings with crypto businesses violates the constitution, local news outlet Times of India reports today, April 22.
'WordPress of Blockchain' Startup Seeks to Solve Enterprise Pain Points
Building enterprise blockchains can be a pain in the neck.
The Code for Ethereum's Consensus Change Is Now Ready for Review
New code written to change the way the ethereum network reaches consensus is now ready for review, developers said Friday.
Biggest Crypto Tax Debate Is Not What You Think: Expert Take
You might think the biggest tax debate about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is about whether you should or shouldn't report it.
Adopting Blockchain Technology to Streamline Supply Chain Management
The use of blockchain technology in supply chain management is making huge waves in this era of globalization.
Poland's New Crypto Tax Levy Sparks Widespread Protests
As per a new decree, the Polish Finance Ministry has now brought into effect an all new law that requires every cryptocurrency transaction is subject to a flat 1% economic tax levy.
Altcoins Igniting But Ethereum Founder Isn't Ready for Liftoff
The cryptocurrency market is currently exhibiting strong bullish signals, with a cumulative market cap of over $388 billion.
Bitcoin Nears $9,000 As Crypto Buy Orders Compose 92% of Market: Bull Run Imminent
For the first time since March 2017, buy orders now compose over 92% of market activity.
Belarus-style Silicon Valley: Why Nobody Rushes Up Into Tax-Free ICOs?
For the purpose of creating and supporting innovative startups in the country, the government created the High-Tech Park, which becomes the mecca of the first national cryptocurrency operators.
Blockchain Start-Up To Help Public Own And Monetize Their Data
A Blockchain-driven data exchange is warning that internet users are being "Economically disenfranchised" by data brokers to the tune of thousands of dollars a year, and plans to create a self-sovereign wallet that puts the public back in control of their personal information.
Testing $10K? Bitcoin Price Hits 4-Week High As Altcoins Shine
Bitcoin hit four-week highs in Asian hours but continues to underperform when compared to alternative cryptocurrencies.
Crypto Markets Experience Slight Price Fluctuations After Recent Gains
The crypto markets are experiencing slight price variations after the recent uptick, with Bitcoin breaking $9,000 earlier today, April 21, and Ethereum briefly over $600, according to Coin360 data.
Rappers, Ravens and Lord of the Rings: In Crypto Coin Game, 'Dope' Names Pay
In the Lord of the Rings trilogy, "Mithril" is a rare, indestructible metal whose beauty never tarnishes; in the real world it's the name of three different blockchain projects, all of which are trying to score pop culture points with investors.
Why ICOs Could Eat Delaware's Lunch
Blockchain issuers raised an estimated $5 billion in 2017 through ICOs and, while these transactions varied widely in their quality, the popularity of ICOs has persisted into 2018 despite well-publicized scams, declining cryptocurrency prices, enforcement actions and strong cautionary pronouncements by the SEC and other regulators.
Crypto Payment Start-Up Set To Offer 'Lightning Fast' Transactions
The company says "Lightning Network technology" will bring the processing times of crypto transactions in line with fiat payments while keeping costs down.
Third Co-Founder Of Centra Tech Charged With $25 Mln Securities Fraud
The third co-founder of crypto financial services startup Centra Tech Raymond Trapani has been arrested yesterday, April 20, and charged with securities and wire fraud of more than $25 mln associated with the company's Initial Coin Offering, according to the US Department of Justice's press release April 20.
WikiLeaks Shop Reports Suspension Of Coinbase Account Due To Terms Of Service Violation
WikiLeaks Shop, the merchandise arm of international anonymous publishing non profit WikiLeaks, reported on Twitter Friday, April 20, that their account with crypto wallet and exchange Coinbase has been blocked.
Macau Monetary Authority Issues Warning On Crypto Following Criminal Ties To ICO
The Monetary Authority of Macau has issued a warning to the public regarding the possibility "Fraud and criminal activities" in cryptocurrencies, the South China Morning Post reports April 20.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21
The Barclay Cryptocurrency Traders Index monitors the returns of the 19 funds that trade in virtual currencies.
Crypto Trade Group Pressures SEC to Exempt Ethereum From Security Classification
An alliance of lawyers, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs have recently met with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to petition for the creation of cryptocurrency "Safe harbors" for specific cryptocurrencies and tokens, including Ethereum.
Litecoin Lighting Up, Approaching $200: LTC News Roundup
Litecoin has experienced a shaky start to 2018, with LTC prices dropping dramatically subsequent to the cancellation of the widely-hyped LitePay launch.
Taiwanese Gov't Plans To Release Anti-Money Laundering Regulations For Crypto In November
Taiwanese Minister of Justice, Chiu Tai-san, said that the country will roll out new regulations for virtual currencies later this year, Taiwan Central News Agency reported April 20.
Belgium Contributes To World Food Programme Blockchain Project
The government of Belgium is making a contribution of €2 mln to promote a Blockchain project by the World Food Programme, the WFP announced April 19.
Crypto Price Watch: Price Surges for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin
At press time, the currency is trading for roughly $8,500, and the downward spiral users were witnessing last week appears to be in an ending phase.
Amazon Web Services Launches Instant Blockchain Templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger
Amazon Web Services have recently launched a new foray into the world of distributed ledger technology, announcing the release of AWS Blockchain Templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric.