The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Cryptocurrency News From Japan: August 2
Coincheck setting up for digital shareholder service.
Polish Financial Watchdog Impersonated by Crypto Scammers
The PFSA warns scammers are asking people to send cryptos to verify a transaction's legality before depositing them in a fake investment fund.
Chinese State Grid Launches Blockchain-Based Blackout Insurance Policy
A branch of China's state-backed grid released its first blockchain-powered blackout insurance policy issued to the chairman of a local company that needed to compensate for a power outage loss suffered recently.
Mobile DeFi and the Shift Toward Self-Sovereignty
To bridge the gap between convenience and security, our industry must place greater emphasis on user experiences and familiar tools to ease a consumer's mentality shift.
BTC and ETH Crypto Derivatives in Demand, Market Expected to Grow Further
The crypto options market has been evolving rapidly over the second quarter of 2020.
Three reasons why the DeFi crypto bull run is just getting started
The DeFi sector has been seeing tremendous growth in recent weeks.
Bitcoin is Almost as Big as Bank of America
All the speculative capital invested in Bitcoin at the moment totals just a few billion dollars shy of Bank of America's market valuation.
The Price of Bitcoin Is Facing Its Final Resistance Zone Before $15K
The price of Bitcoin is facing its final resistance zone until the bull market is on fire.
Russia Is Set to Create a New Regime for Tokenized Securities
While the current version mentions digital currencies, it is not going to send Russian traders to the decentralized gulag.
Richard Stallman: A Discussion on Freedom, Privacy & Cryptocurrencies
Dr. Richard Stallman is well-known for his free software movement activism.
Slow But Steady: FATF Review Highlights Crypto Exchanges' Struggle to Meet AML Standards
The guidelines are framed as recommendations, and the FATF leaves it to the participating nations' governments to develop their own regulations in accordance with suggested principles.
Zeus Capital asserts Chainlink will "dump" despite LINK rallying to $10
LINK peaked at $10.77, a new all-time high price, on the evening of Aug. 6.
Title Token for Blockchain Estate Registry, Part 3
The advantage of the cross-blockchain protocol for public registries is that it can unite any number of existing ledgers in one ecosystem and does not need to upgrade the protocols of such blockchains.
"How many Ethereum in circulation?" asks the Bitcoin community
The great Ethereum supply debate is on-and it's turning fierce.
Ransomware Attacks Demanding Crypto Are Unfortunately Here to Stay
Overall, according to a report by anti-malware software firm Malwarebytes, there was a 365% increase in ransomware attacks against businesses between the second quarter of 2018 and the second quarter of 2019.Other reports show that 948 United States government agencies and healthcare and education institutions were affected by ransomware attacks in 2019.
Despite price stagnation under $400, Ethereum fundamentals are still strong
After a 60 percent rally in the span of two weeks, the price of Ethereum is cooling off.
Major South Korean Bank Joins the Crypto Custody Business
We're suddenly seeing banks lining up to support crypto custody, and KB Kookmin Bank is looking to get in on the action.
Bullish Bitcoin Price Trend Intact Even After BTC Retests $11.4K Support
Earlier today Bitcoin price abruptly dropped to $11,322 after topping out at $11,909.
Litecoin "active" wallets jump ahead of Bitcoin Cash and BSV
Litecoin - long called the digital silver to Bitcoin - is seeing a rise in activity ahead of its MimbleWimble implementation in September this year.
Adam Back: Some ICOs Funded Useful Research Despite Being Unethical
Adam Back recently took to Twitter with controversial comments on many of the industry's largest crypto projects - including Ethereum, Cardano, Ripple, and Stellar.
An Official North Dakota Cryptocurrency Could Be on the Horizon
Following the early 2019 initiation of North Dakota's deep dive into blockchain use cases, a state representative who was a leader in the study, mentioned a future digital asset concept for the region.
Law Decoded: Tech as an Arena for International Conflict, July 31-August 7
Blockchain analytics brings in the Twitter hacker in 16 days.
OneCoin Co-Founder Escapes 90-Year Jail Term Following Court Settlement
Konstantin Ignatov, co-founder of major cryptocurrency exit scam, OneCoin, initially faced up to 90 years in jail after pleading guilty in November 2019.
Bitcoin investments returned 61% to investors since 2017 plunge
Bitcoin investors stood to gain even after the 2017 burst that saw the asset plunge from over $20,000 to under $4,000 this year - if.
Monero's Hashrate Experienced Its Largest Single Day Gains Ever
Monero has experienced its biggest single day gain in hashrate since its creation back in 2014.
Price Analysis 8/7: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, ADA, LINK, BNB, CRO
The failure of the bulls to push the price above $12,113.
California's Attorney General Warns People to Be Wary of Crypto Scams
California authorities recently came out with a fresh cautionary statement on crypto crime.
Ethereum Developers Discuss Potential Ways to Avoid ETC's Fate
In a Core Devs meeting on Friday, Ethereum developers discussed potential measures that could be taken to prevent successful 51% attacks from occurring.
No One Knows Why Binance.US Is Down Right Now
Binance's U.S. trading platform is currently experiencing unexpected platform malfunctions.
Bitcoin Price Briefly Crashes to $11.2K After US Jobs Data Disappoints
The price of Bitcoin dropped to $11,219 on Bitstamp on Aug.7 after the U.S. stock market declined.