The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Bahamas Central Bank to Launch Pilot Digital Currency
The Central Bank of the Bahamas is planning to introduce a government-backed pilot digital currency, Jamaica Observer reported June 22.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 22
ETH/USDEthereum did not reach the buy levels suggested by us in the previous analysis.
Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Price Rebound Above $10,000 by 2019
Todd Gordon, founder of predicted Bitcoin to drop to $4,000 prior to a rebound above $10,000 by 2019 on CNBC's Stock Draft June 22.
Bank of England to Rebuild Settlement System to Interface with Blockchain Platforms
The Bank of England is planning to rebuild its Real Time Gross Settlement system so that it can interface with private business and platforms using distributed ledger technology, the bank's Governor Mark Carney announced in a speech June 21.
Bitcoin, Ethereum Slide Back in to Red as Market Reacts to Japanese Regulation, South Korean Tax Confusion
The cryptocurrency market has swung violently back into the red due to a series of regulatory movements from Asia, spooking skittish market participants.
Bitfinex's Chief Strategy Officer Leaves Crypto Exchange
Phil Potter, chief strategy officer for cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, has reportedly left the company.
Bitcoin's Price Hit Its Lowest Point Since Early February
The price of bitcoin on Friday fell to a level last seen in early February when it registered its lowest price in 2018.
Bitcoin Price Falls to Lowest Total Seen in 2018
The price of bitcoin slid below $6,000 on Friday, hitting a new low for 2018.
EOS' Blockchain Arbitrator Orders Freeze of 27 Accounts
EOS, the blockchain network that has been live for just over a week, is raising eyebrows for its unconventional approach to governance - again.
Leading US Crypto Exchange Coinbase's Growth Is 'Outpacing Its Resources'
Criticisms are being leveled at U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase for allegedly being underprepared and overwhelmed by the pace of its growth, Business Insider reports today, June 22.
Chief Strategy Officer of Bitfinex Crypto Exchange Steps Down
Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter of Bitfinex crypto exchange is resigning from the company, Reuters reports June 22.
Crypto-Related Crimes to Exceed All Other Cyberattacks in 2018, Says Israeli Expert
According to an expert at the Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies, crypto-related crimes would exceed the number of all other cyberattacks in 2018, the Times Of Israel reports June 22.
Walmart Awarded Patent for Blockchain-Based Medical Records System
U.S. retail giant Walmart has been awarded a patent for a system that would store medical records on a blockchain from a wearable device, according to a patent filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
One in Three High Net Worth Individuals are Interested in Holding Cryptocurrency
The latest World Wealth Report 2017 released by Capgemini, a multi-billion dollar French professional services company, revealed that 29%, nearly one in three, high net-worth individuals are interested in holding cryptocurrency in the long-term.
Privacy, Freedom, and Technology: McAfee to Eliminate Corruption and Deliver Free Medical Care if Elected US President
Technology pioneer John McAfee recently announced the end of his involvement with initial coin offerings but far from done with the world of distributed ledger technology.
US Congressman: SEC's Stance on Ether is 'Encouraging'
Congressman Tom Emmer has praised the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for clarifying that ethereum's native cryptocurrency, ether, is not a security.
Litecoin Sinks to Lowest Price in 7 Months
Litecoin's price hit a seven-month low on Friday as the cryptocurrency markets turned risk-averse.
US Senate Hearing Will Look at Crypto's Impact on Elections
The U.S. Senate is looking to assess the impact of cryptocurrencies on American elections.
Nano Android Wallet Users Advised to Move Funds Due to Security Flaw
Users of cryptocurrency Nano who downloaded a new Android app must create a new wallet and move their funds after the discovery of a security vulnerability, according to a June 21 tweet Nano.
US and South Korea to Strengthen Joint Cooperation on Fourth Industrial Revolution
The US State Department and South Korea's Ministry of Science and Technology have resolved to strengthen the two countries' cooperation in advancing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, at a press conference held in Seoul today, June 22.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Crypto for Betting, Hotels, Booze and Flights
Major sporting events always attract a massive amount of attention across the world and it is encouraging to see cryptocurrencies being integrated into the many aspects of the event.
South Korean Gov't to Invest $200 Mln in Blockchain Initiatives
Despite recent exchange hacks, the blockchain industry continues to thrive in countries worldwide.
DEXs Are Already Here, but Are They Really Decentralized?
Decentralized exchanges are live and running but they're facing an ongoing liquidity problem that is currently handled by centralized exchanges and in some cases- with less-than-honest methods.
FCoin Crypto Exchange Draws Fire for New 'Trans-Fee Mining' Model
China-based FCoin - a new crypto exchange launched in May that takes a novel revenue model - has come under the spotlight after its trading volumes appear to have almost immediately surpassed some of the largest exchanges.
Fur Real? Businesses Test CryptoKitties-Inspired Ethereum Tech
According to French startup Arianee, which boasts former employees and advisors from luxury brands such as Tiffany's, Omega, Balenciaga and the Richemont group, the same technology can be used to help these firms create unique identities for bespoke handbags and expensive watches.
Mt. Gox to Enter Civil Rehabilitation in Major Win for Creditors
Creditors of the defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox just won a big victory.
Crypto Prices Plummet Sharply, With Significant Losses Across the Board
Almost all of the top one hundred cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen significant losses within the space of just a few hours today, June 22, as data from Coin360 shows.
Chinese Police Arrest Bitcoin Miner Who 'Stole' 150 MW of Electricity
A Chinese man has found himself in police custody after attempting to steal electricity to fund his unprofitable Bitcoin mining operation, local media outlet Xinhua reports June 22.
Mt. Gox Crypto Exchange Begins Civil Rehabilitation Proceedings, Ends Bitcoin Sell-Offs
Defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has formally entered civil rehabilitation proceedings, officials announced June 22.
SEC Cracks Down: Fraudulent ICO's Accounts Frozen
With cryptocurrency growing more prevalent in the mainstream, the SEC is taking action to regulate ICOs as securities.