The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Switzerland's SIX Stock Exchange Is Working on a Swiss Franc Stablecoin
SIX, the Swiss national stock exchange group, is working on creating its own "Stablecoin" - a cryptocurrency pegged to the Swiss franc - to facilitate transactions on the SIX Digital Exchange, CoinDesk has learned.
NYMEX Trader: Bitcoin Soon to Move Back to $7,000, Markets to Consolidate
A cryptocurrency trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange said that bitcoin will likely move back to $7,000 and consolidate soon in an interview with CNBC on May 21.
Copyright Registrations Do Not Recognize Craig Wright as Satoshi Nakamoto
Copyright registrations for the Bitcoin white paper and the bitcoin source code by the United States Copyright Office do not mean that Australian computer scientist Craig Wright is recognized as Satoshi Nakamoto by the government, the Financial Times reported on May 22.
South Korean Gov't Announces Second Study Group for Blockchain Regulations
The South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT is going to run a follow-up study on blockchain regulations, according to a Yonhap News report on May 21.The study is called the "Blockchain Regulation Improvement Study Group" and is part of an initiative run by the government's science and tech arm to figure out how regulations could be improved so that blockchain tech could achieve widespread institutional adoption.
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EU Authorities Shut Down Bitcoin Transaction Mixer
The Dutch Financial Criminal Investigative Service has seized the website of a bitcoin transaction mixer in a crackdown involving Europol and other authorities.
US Copyright Office Says It Does Not 'Recognize' Craig Wright as Satoshi
Even as bitoin SV enjoyed a Craig Wright/Satoshi bump Tuesday, the U.S. Copyright Office was hard at work dispelling notions that it officially "Recognized" anyone as the inventor of bitcoin.
The Consensus 2019 Videos Are Live
The official Consensus 2019 videos are now available for public viewing.
Upcoming Supply Cut Will See Bitcoin Prices Rise Further, Brian Kelly Predicts
An upcoming supply cut could help bitcoin prices rise further in the coming months, crypto fund manager Brian Kelly told CNBC on May 21.
Four Banks Successfully Test New Blockchain Platform for Processing Promissory Note Loans
A group of four banks have successfully issued a promissory note - a type of legally binding loan agreement - through a new blockchain platform, a news release on May 21 announced.
Europol Shuts Down $200 Million Crypto Mixing Service Bestmixer
Dutch, Luxembourg authorities and Europol have shut down one of the three largest cryptocurrency tumblers, Europol reported on May 22.
Cryptopia Cracked: Are Centralized Exchanges the Way to Go?
This is why breaches like that of Cryptopia are vital to pay attention to, as they also highlight the often-adversarial role that exchanges play with their customers.
Multicurrency Crypto Wallet Integrates Apple Pay, With Google Pay to Follow Within Weeks
A multicurrency digital wallet that enables consumers to store crypto and spend their funds at more than 40 million outlets worldwide has fully integrated Apple Pay.Spend says the latest version of its Spend Wallet app unlocks instant access to the popular iPhone feature, meaning that more than 20 supported cryptocurrencies can be instantly converted to fiat and used to complete a mobile transaction on demand.
Coinbase Payment Processing Service Now Supports Circle's USDC Stablecoin
Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that its cryptocurrency payment processor Coinbase Commerce now supports Circle's stablecoin USD Coin in a blog post on May 20.
Bitfinex and Tether Obtain Stay of Demands From New York Supreme Court
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its affiliated stablecoin issuer Tether have been granted its stay of demands for which they applied yesterday May 21, according to a blog post published on May 22.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 22
Conversely, if the XRP/USD pair rebounds off the 20-day EMA, it can rise to $0.45 and if this level is crossed, a new uptrend is likely.
Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is an Asset in Feud Over Tax Payment
An Israeli court has ruled that bitcoin is an asset and not a currency, and thus subject to capital gains tax.
'Fortnite' Maker Teams Up With Crypto's Steam Competitor to Boost Game Development
A gaming platform built on crypto is teaming up with the creator of "Fortnite."
Bitcoin Remains On the Defensive With Price Below $8K
View BTC has traded in a narrowing price range over the last 48 hours, aborting the immediate bullish view put forward by Sunday's double-digit gains.
Collapsed Cryptopia Founder Wants You to Put Funds on His New Exchange
Because there are, apparently, second acts in crypto, the creator of the defunct Cryptopia exchange is trying again with a new exchange product called Assetylene.
Coinbase Now Lets Merchants Accept Payments in the USDC Stablecoin
Coinbase Commerce, the cryptocurrency exchange's merchants payments offering, has added support for the dollar-pegged stablecoin USD Coin.
2 Chinese OTC Traders Accused of Illicitly Raising Bitcoin by Promising Interest
Two Chinese over-the-counter traders have been accused of running an illicit bitcoin loan scheme and collecting bitcoin by promising interest on deposits, Chinese newspaper The Beijing News reports on May 22.
May to Become Strongest Month for CME's Bitcoin Futures Trading: Report
CME Group, the second global exchange to list bitcoin futures, is about to record the biggest trading month for BTC futures trading, industry news outlet The Block reports May 21.
Bitcoin Falls Under $7,900 as US Stock Market Sees Minor Uptrend
Wednesday, May 22 - most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin falls under the $7,900 mark again.
Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is Not a Currency in Court Case Over Taxes on BTC Gains
An Israeli judge has ruled that bitcoin is an asset and not a currency, local news site Globes reported on May 21.
Central Bank of Russia Expects Crypto Draft Bill to Be Adopted in Spring 2019
The central bank of Russia believes that the draft bill on crypto regulation is prepared enough to be adopted in the spring of 2019, local news agency TASS reports on May 22.
Ripple Escrow Reporting: Creative Accounting or Much Ado About Nothing?
On May 16, 2019, Coin Metrics released a report detailing discrepancies in Ripple's escrow reporting system.
Bitcoin went from $8,000 to $10,000 in 11 days in 2017-could it happen again?
During the bull run of 2017, Bitcoin's price jumped from $8,000 to over $10,000 in 11 short days.
Traders Accused of Illegally Collecting $56 Million in Bitcoin for Loan Scheme
Two over-the-counter market makers in China have been accused of illegally collecting bitcoin now worth $56 million from more than 100 OTC traders as part of a loan scheme.
Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts
Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites.