The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Sberbank Completes First Blockchain-Enabled Commercial Bonds Transaction in Russia
Sberbank CIB, the corporate and investment banking business of Russia's largest bank Sberbank, conducted the first blockchain-based commercial bond transaction in Russia, according to a Sberbank announcement May 16.
PayPal CFO Says Merchants Aren't Interested in Crypto Due to Volatility
PayPal CFO John Rainey said in an interview with CNBC May 16, that the company doesn't see much interest in digital currencies because price volatility threatens the viability of their merchants' businesses.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 16
68 level holds, the BTC/USD pair might enter a period of consolidation between $7,941-$10,000.
Investment Advisors Need to Get Savvy on Crypto and Blockchain Says Fintech Strategist
Global Director of fintech strategy at Autonomous Research Lex Sokolin said that investment advisors need to familiarize themselves with crypto and its underlying technology, however sceptical they may be, in an interview with CNBC May 16.
Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Helps Daniel Larimer Code, Says EOS "Not Actually Safe"
The EOS development team is currently working at high speed ahead of the scheduled mainnet launch on the 2nd of June when EOS will migrate from the Ethereum network onto its own blockchain over the course of 40 days.
LedgerX Announces the First Regulated Bitcoin Savings Account
Bitcoin bulls now have a new opportunity to put their money where their sentiment is.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Reaffirms Bullish Future on Bitcoin, Crypto as Global Payment
Twitter and Square Inc. CEO Jack Dorsey expressed optimism about cryptocurrency's role in the future of payments, saying that "The internet deserves a native currency" and "It will have a native currency," Bloomberg reports May 16.At the Consensus conference on Wednesday, Dorsey shared crypto enthusiasts' vision that virtual currencies are the future of a legitimate means of global payment.
Bermuda Signs MOU with Blockchain Project Shyft for $10 Mln in Economic Development
The Government of Bermuda has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Shyft network which provides blockchain-based ID solutions for Know-Your-Customer and anti-money laundering compliant data transfers, Shyft reported in a blog post May 15.NEWS: Shyft Signs MOU With The Government Of Bermuda, Pledges To Invest $10M In Education And Economic Development https://t.
SEC Launches Mock ICO to Show Investors Warning Signs of Fraud
The goal of the site is to increase awareness of the typical warning signs of scam ICOs and to promote investor education.
Zcash Overshadows Bitcoin After Listing on Gemini Exchange
A truly innovative privacy coin, Zcash has announced it will be available to trade on the Gemini Exchange on May 22.
Jack Dorsey Hopes Bitcoin Will Become The Web's 'Native Currency'
Is bitcoin destined to become the default currency of the Internet?
The SEC Just Launched a Fake ICO Website to Educate Investors
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to ensure investors can identify fraudulent initial coin offerings - even if it has to launch its own to do so. Hires Author of First Cambridge Crypto Course to Head New Research Team
Cryptocurrency data resource and wallet provider announced it had hired a Cambridge academic as its new head of research May 16.
Bitcoin Price Declines To Nearly $8k Amidst Bing Crypto Ad Ban
After losing the $9,000 support on May 11, Bitcoin continued its fall, now approaching the $8,000 level.
Jennifer Aniston, Prince Charles Falsely Used to Promote Crypto Scam
Texas' securities watchdog has issued an emergency cease-and-desist order to a purported cryptocurrency investment scheme that it says tried to dupe investors with fake endorsements from high-profile individuals.
Russia's Digital Economy Bill Supported by State Duma Committee in Move Towards Crypto Regulation
Russian State Duma's Committee for Legislative Work will support the first reading of an initiative that will add the basic norms of digital economy to the Russian Federation Civil Code.
New Data Storage Platform Intends To Become The Safest Way Of Storing Information Online
A new blockchain-powered data storage platform, Memority, is aiming to provide "The most secure ever developed" solution for anyone looking to safely store sensitive data.
Streamr Announces Blockchain Partnership With Nokia, OSIsoft
Blockchain data platform Streamr is partnering with Finnish telecom giant Nokia and California software company OSIsoft to allow mobile customers to monetize their user data and make purchases.
Binance Co-Founder Denies Rumors of Company's Plans to Build Blockchain Country on Private Island
Co-founder of Binance crypto exchange He Yi has dismissed the sci-fi-esque claims of a Chinese fintech media platform that his company has hatched a so-called "Genesis Plan." The plan was to build Binance's own blockchain-powered country on a private island, QQ News reports Wednesday, May 16.
ICO Project Polymath Is Trying to Buy a Stake In a Real Stock Exchange
In the run-up to the company's Wednesday morning appearance at CoinDesk's Consensus conference, Polymath also revealed it's in the process of closing a deal to acquire a large stake in the Barbados Stock Exchange and that it's working on a deal with the alternative trading system tZero.
Amazon Partners With Ethereum Development Studio to Streamline Enterprise Blockchain Deployment
Amazon Web Services has announced a new collaboration with Ethereum development studio ConsenSys which will result in the launch of Kaleido, a blockchain business cloud designed to streamline and simplify the creation, deployment, and operation of private blockchain networks for enterprise organizations.
Blockstack Announces 'Universal' Dapp Store for the Decentralized Web
Decentralized web developer Blockstack is one step closer to its vision of web 3.0 with the introduction of app.
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Unveils Common Blockchain Standards
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance announced the release of a common technical specification on Wednesday, fulfilling a pledge the group made less than a month ago at an event in London.
Bear Revival? Bitcoin Risks Fall Below $8K After 3.5-Week Low
Bitcoin bears have unraveled the minor rally in prices since Saturday and are now looking to pull the cryptocurrency below the $8,000 mark, the technical charts indicate.
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Releases Client Specifications To Facilitate Interoperability
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has released the Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0 today, May 16, that will enable interoperability for companies that use Ethereum blockchain-based solutions.
President of Chile's Central Bank Considers Cryptocurrency Regulation, Says It Is Useful for 'Monitoring Risks'
Mario Marcel, the president of Chile's Central Bank, is considering regulating cryptocurrencies in the country in order to monitor risks, local news outlet El Economista reported Tuesday, May 15.
Wall Street Vet Brian Kelly Launches Blockchain ETF
Investment manager Brian Kelly is launching a new blockchain startup-based exchange-traded-fund, he announced Wednesday.
JPMorgan Co-President Jerry Pinto: Cryptocurrency "Will Play a Role" in Future
JPMorgan co-president Jerry Pinto confirmed the bank was "Looking into" the Bitcoin space May 16, saying cryptocurrency "Will play a role" in the future.
eSports Platform To Launch Peer-To-Peer Betting As It Consults Malta's Government
An eSports platform which allows users to challenge each other instead of betting against a bookmaker is preparing to integrate blockchain technology into its newly relaunched website.
Subsidiary of Korean Search Giant Naver Launches Blockchain Venture For Decentralized Apps
Line Plus, the mobile platform subsidiary of Japan's most popular messaging app Line, has launched a joint blockchain initiative - Unchain - with crypto platform ICON, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, May 16.