The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Nasdaq 'Would Consider' Creating a Crypto Exchange, Says CEO
The CEO of Nasdaq suggested Wednesday that the company could open a cryptocurrency exchange in the future.
Crypto Exchanges Pause Services Over Contract Bugs
As many as a dozen or more ethereum-based ERC-20 smart contracts have been found to contain bugs that let attackers create as many tokens as they want.
After Two Weeks Of Gains Markets Are Down Across The Board, Bitcoin Below $9,000
Bitcoin is trading below $9,000 today, as the market dips significantly after two weeks of gains, Coin360 data shows.
Multiple Exchanges Suspend ERC20 Token Trading Due To Potential BatchOverflow Bug
Crypto exchange Poloniex has suspended all ERC-20 token deposits and withdrawals, and HitBTC has initiated an internal inspection that takes deposits and transfers offline, following OKEX's decision to halt ERC20 deposits earlier today after the discovery of a potential new smart contract bug called batchOverFlow.
The Bitcoin ATM Black Market: Regulatory Blind Spot Allows Crypto Traders To Subvert KYC Requirements
Buying and selling Bitcoin in America's capital city just became even easier with the recent rollout of 20 Bitcoin ATMs across Washington DC. The launch of the machines follows a global surge of installations in which 9 new Bitcoin ATMs come online every day.
EOS Eyes New All-Time High Amid Positive News flow
EOS is reporting gains on a down day for the wider crypto markets and may soon rally to fresh all-time highs.
Two Big Crypto Startups Are Out to Build One Universal Wallet
If the future is to bring an endless variety of cryptocurrencies and tokens, the world will need a wallet that can hold them all.
Winklevoss Crypto Exchange Partners With NASDAQ In Industry First
Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange with Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss at its head, announced it had partnered with NASDAQ to monitor markets April 25.As a press release and multiple media outlets confirm, the move represents a first for exchange operator in the crypto sector, and will see Gemini use NASDAQ's SMARTS Market Surveillance Technology.
How South Korea's Largest Exchange Plans to Allow Millions to Use Cryptocurrency
Bithumb, South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, is on a mission to drastically improve the adoption of digital currencies in the country and evolve into a bank-like business to ensure its users can use cryptocurrencies with ease, like cash.
Compliant Airdrops Are Here: CoinList to Offer Investors Free Crypto Giveaways
That's the question crypto innovators have had to come to terms with since the concept of "Airdrops" - or the practice of gifting tokens in massive giveaways - has come under the scrutiny of government regulators.
Chinese Police Seize 600 Computers Used To Mine BTC In Tianjin
Police in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin have seized 600 computers used to mine Bitcoin, after abnormal electricity usage attracted the attention of the local power grid operator, CNBC reports April 25.
$10K on Hold As Bitcoin Sees Price Pullback
The 6.8 percent drop from the intraday highs signals bullish exhaustion near the gradually ascending 200-day moving average at $9,835.
OKEX Halts ERC20 Deposits Following Discovery Of Critical Ethereum Smart Contract Bug
Hong Kong-based OKEX, the third largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by trade volume, suspended all ERC20 token deposits April 25 after the discovery of what developers say is a "New smart contract bug."
"I'd Put New Money Into Bitcoin, Not Bitcoin Cash", Says Tom Lee
Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee told mainstream media he would favor buying Bitcoin over Bitcoin Cash April 24 as markets cement a second week of straight gains.
Venture Capital Firm Sequoia Sues Binance Founder Over Funding Deal
Venture capital firm Sequoia is suing Zhao Changpeng, the CEO and founder of Binance, currently the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, for allegedly breaching an exclusivity agreement during negotiations for an investment deal which broke down last year, Bloomberg reported April 25.
Bitcoin Miners Arrested in 2 Chinese Cities for Alleged Power Theft
Allegations of electricity theft have led to the arrest of bitcoin miners in two Chinese cities, according to reports.
#MeToo Movement Turns to Ethereum to Evade Censorship
Inspired by the "#metoo" movement, students in China are coding messages onto the temper-proof ethereum blockchain to escape Chinese internet censorship.
China's Official Gov't Auditor Considers Blockchain To Streamline Data Infrastructure
The National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China is considering a Blockchain solution to address the problem of what it describes as the "Endless cycle of data storage and management" for its current infrastructure, according to an announcement published on its website Apr 24.
Sequoia Sues Crypto Exchange Binance After Investment Deal Collapses
The founder of one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges is being sued by a big-name venture capital firm for allegedly breaching an exclusivity agreement.
Exploring the Top 5 Technological Advantages of IOTA Over Blockchain
IOTA'ss key market driver is its native technological offering called Tangle, which unlike the blockchain, maps transactions onto an entire network as opposed to a single data-chain.
Salesforce Among 12 New Members to Join Blockchain Research Institute
Cloud computing company Salesforce is among twelve new members to the Blockchain Research Institute, the multi-million dollar global blockchain think tank announced on Tuesday.
Nano News Roundup: Version 12 Release Boosts Market Confidence, Up 24% Over Past Week
Nano blockchain's latest version 12 update looks set to quell investor concerns after a rocky development cycle and intermittent disruption across supporting exchanges.
MyEtherWallet Compromised as Hackers Make Their Way with over $150K Worth of Digital Currency
Popular web-wallet hosting service MyEtherWallet announced via a tweet this morning that a couple of its DNS registration servers had been hijacked by third-party actors.
MarketWatch Is Tracking Eight More Cryptocurrencies
MarketWatch, the news publishing unit of Dow Jones Media Group, announced Wednesday that it will begin tracking the market moves of eight additional cryptocurrencies.
Ethereum's Top Developers Think A Blockchain Split Might Be Inevitable
At least, that was the mood at a meeting of top ethereum developers late last week where a discussion on a controversial code proposal called EIP 999 led some to speculate the scenario is now a possibility.
Binance Labs Leads $30 Mln Fundraising Round For New Privacy-Centered Cryptocurrency
MobileCoin, a new privacy-centered cryptocurrency, announced that Binance Labs will lead a $30 mln round of fundraising for the project, according to a Medium post April 24.The blog post stated that the Blockchain technology incubator associated with the Binance cryptocurrency exchange is leading a $30 mln round of investment denominated in Bitcoin and Ethereum.
China's Official Government Auditor Is Looking at Blockchain Solutions
China's government auditor thinks blockchain can "Open up a window" to more streamlined data storage.
Weekly Price Overview: Cardano, April 24
After such a sharp decline, a 'V' shaped recovery is unlikely because traders who had purchased at higher levels and were watching their portfolio sink to a huge loss would bail out once their buy levels are reached.
Hybrid Crypto, Real Estate Fund Granted Gov't Permission In Germany
Munich-based BITREAL Capital GmbH has been granted marketing authorization and registration by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority for a cryptocurrency and real estate hybrid fund, Finance Magnates reported April 24.According to the company's LinkedIn profile, BITREAL Capital GmbH was founded in 2017 and is a "Fund initiator and innovator" in the area of special alternative investment funds.
Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin: Proof of Stake Within Year, Infinite Scalability on Horizon
In the face of uncertainty, Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin reassures the community that proof of stake is near, and that infinite scalability is on the horizon.
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