The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Alibaba's Jack Ma praises the disruptive nature of digital currencies
The current conservative international financial system doesn't suit young people or young economies, says Ma. 326 Total views.
Price analysis 10/26: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LINK, BNB, DOT, LTC, BSV, ADA
The bears have dragged Ether back below $395 but the bulls are attempting to keep the price above the 20-day EMA. If the ETH/USD pair rebounds off the 20-day EMA and rises above $400, it will suggest strong accumulation at lower levels.
British fintech firm opening physical crypto bank branches in India
According to an Oct. 26 announcement from Cashaa, the fintech firm will be partnering with India's United Multistate Credit Cooperative Society to build a crypto-friendly financial institution called UNICAS. This new venture will reportedly include 34 "Physical branches and operations" in northern India, including the cities of Delhi and Gujarat, and the state of Rajasthan.
Anheuser-Busch considers integrating blockchain further into its beer production line
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the parent entity of Budweiser, Corona and many other beer brands, recently began to pilot a platform which lets end-customers track their malt beverages on the blockchain.
The number of Bitcoin whales hit an all-time high during the latest bull run
Bitcoin whales own almost 8M Bitcoin and do not appear to be in a hurry to sell.
McAfee continues to promote cryptocurrencies from his Spanish jail cell
John McAfee, an eccentric millionaire, crypto enthusiast, and anti-virus expert, was recently detained in Spain on charges of U.S. tax evasion.
Ethereum dev Virgil Griffith battles North Korea aiding charges against the US
Ethereum developer and Wikiscanner creator Virgil Griffith filed a motion last week to dismiss US government charges of him "Aiding" the North Korean government, documents released last week showed.
Imploding Trump Pelosi COVID-19 deal leads to 3% Bitcoin price drop
The price of Bitcoin dropped 3% in less than three hours as the U.S. stock market plummeted.
crypto user moves $1.1B in Bitcoin
An anonymous crypto holder just completed the largest dollar value Bitcoin transaction in history.
Central bank digital currencies have the power to upend global finance
An astonishing 80% of central banks are engaging in work around central bank digital currencies, from research to experimentation and pilot programs.
Don't expect another 2017-style altseason as Ethereum continues slump vs. Bitcoin
While Bitcoin is showing strength through new higher highs and making a new yearly high, Ethereum's Ether shows weakness, particularly the ETH/BTC pair.
Seven firms in Japan deploy blockchain to digitize trade paperwork
A new trade management platform in Japan prevents data tampering using blockchain technology.
Bahamas strikes first with Sand Dollar amid US-China CBDC faceoff
It became the first country to roll out a CBDC available to all residents, and while the Bahamas is a small nation - with only 393,000 people - it appears to be an event of some global financial significance.
3 critical points from JP Morgan's bullish Bitcoin report
On Friday, Wall Street bank JPMorgan released a report covering the latest trends in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency extensively.
The Big Choices When Designing Central Bank Digital Currencies
Oct 26, 2020 at 15:55 UTC.The increased interest in central bank digital currency has led to a surge in ideas and research about the topic, so much so that it's all but impossible to keep up with everything that's been published lately.
Monero Reaches 2-Year High, Taking YTD Gain to 200%
Oct 26, 2020 at 15:42 UTC.The privacy-centric monero continues to rally despite lingering regulatory concerns.
Uniswap, Curve Daily Trading Volumes Surges Past $2B, Likely Driven by Harvest Attack
Oct 26, 2020 at 14:03 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 14:18 UTC.Automated market makers Curve and Uniswap traded volumes above $2 billion on Monday, benefiting from one of decentralized finance protocol Harvest Finance's darkest days.
Bitcoin decoupling from stocks as 'ultimate safe haven'
Bitcoin "Could not be more uncorrelated" with the stock market, Anthony Pompliano says as data shows that BTC is leaving macro assets behind.
Benoit Coeure Reveals BIS Plan for CBDC Trial Starting in 2020
Oct 26, 2020 at 13:59 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 14:13 UTC.How things have changed since spring of 2019, when Agustin Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements, was issuing his latest warning over the need for caution when considering central bank digital currencies.
Silvergate Bank Sees 40% Increase in Deposits From Digital Currency Customers
Oct 26, 2020 at 13:39 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 13:54 UTC.Silvergate Bank added $586 million in new deposits from firms and individuals in the cryptocurrency industry in the third quarter of 2020, according to an earnings report released before the market opened Monday.
The anatomy of a $25m DeFi hack on Ethereum
The decentralized finance space has once again come under the spotlight after another hack or exploit took place.
Kenya's central bank exploring CBDCs due to 'mushrooming' of private cryptos
The Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya told reporters the institution is "Already feeling left out."
Roll Raises Another $1M to Make Money Social
Oct 26, 2020 at 13:00 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 13:14 UTC.Social money startup Roll is announcing the raising of $1 million from Fabric Ventures, IOSG, William Mougayar and others.
Marathon Purchases Additional 10,000 S-19 Pro Miners From Bitmain
Oct 26, 2020 at 13:00 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 13:37 UTC.Nasdaq-listed bitcoin mining company Marathon Patent Group signed a contact to purchase an additional 10,000 Antminer S-19 Pro miners from Bitmain, according to a Monday press release.
First Mover: Bitcoin Steady Over $13K as JPMorgan Has Eureka! Moment
Now, as bitcoin mounts what might be its most durable rally in almost three years, the bulls may have to get used to a new sensation: vindication.
Toyota's IT arm works on digital token pilot with crypto exchange
Toyota Systems, the IT arm of Toyota Motor Corporation, is collaborating with Japanese cryptocurrency exchange DeCurret to develop a branded Toyota digital currency, according to an official announcement on Oct. 26.
CertiK releases blockchain with real-time smart contract auditing
CertiK, a software security company active in the blockchain sector, announced the mainnet release of its own custom blockchain, the CertiK Chain.
Number of Bitcoin 'Whale' Addresses at Highest Since Autumn 2016
Oct 26, 2020 at 12:19 UTCUpdated Oct 26, 2020 at 13:23 UTC.The number of bitcoin "Whales" - large investors with an ability to influence market trends - has jumped to four-year highs alongside the recent price rally.
PayPal-Backed Blockchain Analytics Firm Hires Former US Treasury Adviser
Oct 26, 2020 at 12:00 UTC.Blockchain analytics firm TRM Labs has appointed former U.S. Treasury and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network heavyweight Ari Redbord to help build the firm's risk-based anti-money laundering programs for cryptocurrency and digital assets.
Election 2020: What's at Stake for the Crypto Industry
The 2020 U.S. presidential election will shape crypto policy for the next four years - even if no one's actually pitching crypto-specific positions.