The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

New Settlement Layer to Offer Asian Crypto Institutions Local Alternative to Silvergate Bank
Legacy Trust's digital asset division has plans to create the first settlement layer in Asia for institutional investors trading both fiat and cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin Chart Indicator Flips Bearish as Price Sees Weak Bounce From $9.4K
View.Bitcoin's daily money flow index has turned bearish, supporting the case for deeper a price pullback put forward by Wednesday's bearish engulfing candle.
Aussie Blockchain Startup Tells Gov't Its Tax Laws Are Stifling ICOs
At a Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology hearing on Feb. 20, Dr. Jemma Green said her blockchain firm had succeeded despite, not thanks to, government policy.
Illegal Crypto-Bookmakers Pose Risk to Integrity of Hong Kong Horse Racing
The rise in unregulated cryptocurrency betting markets poses a threat to the integrity of horse racing, warned Hong Kong Jockey Club's executive director of racing integrity and betting analysis, Tom Chignell, at the Asian Racing Conference in Cape Town.
Bitcoin Price Drop Mirrors Last Golden Cross Which Led to 170% Gains
Bitcoin may not see a 170% increase after its fifth "Golden cross" price event, historical data suggests as markets stay down 8%. Analysis of price movements since 2009 shows Bitcoin has had a total of ten "Golden cross" and "Death cross" moments in its lifespan.
Expert Says New Blockchain Regulation Should 'Nudge' Rather Than Push
Regulators should aim to influence public behavior rather than rule with an iron fist when it comes to emerging industries such as blockchain.
According to this analyst, the catalyst behind Tesla's rally may also fuel a massive Bitcoin uptrend
Bitcoin has seen some intense parabolic cycles in the time since its genesis, and Tesla stock's recent rally has shown some striking similarities to that of BTC's previous movements - but there is one key difference.
IOTA Urges Trinity Wallet Users to Use Seed Migration Tool
Responsible for one of the top performing cryptocurrencies, IOTA is continuing to release new information in response to a Feb.12 hack on its official wallet.
Juventus Soccer Club Offers Digital Trading Cards through Sorare
The Italian soccer team Juventus has a number of traditional collectibles available for purchase by its fans, but this week it's taking them into the digital age.
Global Regulators Haven't Properly Addressed Stablecoins
Facebook's plans to launch its cryptocurrency Libra this year has more than a few agencies in the European Union and the United States wondering what to do.
Why We Should Stop Thinking of 'Crypto' as a Single Industry
Enterprise blockchains, central bank digital currencies, digital collectibles, DeFi and bitcoin.
Bitcoin's Lightning Network Is Growing 'Increasingly Centralized,' Researchers Find
Bitcoin's lightning network is growing "Increasingly centralized," making it more susceptible to attacks, asserts a new paper by security researchers.
DeFi Insurance Firm Nexus Mutual Makes Its First Payout Following bZx Attacks
FOR A RAINY DAY: Nexus Mutual members voted to pay out two claims following the bZx flash loan attacks - a first for the DeFi insurance pioneer.
Bitcoin Price Fights to Hold $9.5K to Stave Off a Trend Reversal
On Feb. 20 Bitcoin price surprisingly dropped 8.85%, a move which caught many investors off guard as up to that moment the digital asset had recovered well from the President's Day weekend correction and was trading sideways in the $10,200 range.
Tax and KYC Issues Plague Upbit's Foreign Withdrawals, Exchange Says
A Jinse report said that many Chinese Upbit users are finding it difficult to withdraw Korean Won ever since December.
Users Pay $1M for Digital Land as 2017 ICO Finally Opens Virtual World
Almost three years after its ICO, Decentraland has opened its platform - a virtual world in which participants buy and sell fake land, as well as construct buildings.
United Nations Is Among New Entrants in Forbes' 2nd Blockchain 50 List
Newly released Blockchain 50 list by major finance publication Forbes features some new entrants like major international association, the United Nations.
The Future of Crypto: The Latest Cryptography Advances Set to Change Blockchain
Cryptocurrencies could not exist without cryptography.
Cardano-parent IOHK says the Ouroboros BFT is ready to be deployed
IOHK, the company behind Cardano, announced that it will be updating its Ouroboros, its proof-of-stake protocol, from the Byron mainnet to the Ouroboros BFT. The update has been successfully tested and will be deployed on Feb. 20.
These are the key levels to watch following Bitcoin's insane flash crash
Yesterday, investors witnessed one of Bitcoin's largest-ever hourly price declines, with the benchmark cryptocurrency plummeting from highs of $10,200 to lows of $9,200, which is where BTC was able to find some intense buying pressure that helped climb to its current price of $9,600.
Data from IntoTheBlock reveals that Bitcoin sits at a make-or-break point
Bitcoin sits at a pivotal point facing strong support and resistance ahead of it, according to data from IntoTheBlock.
Bitcoin News Roundup for Feb. 20, 2020
With the price of bitcoin diving nearly 7 percent in the last 24 hours, Markets Daily is back with another time-saving bitcoin news roundup.
$100K in Early Prizes Looks to Lure the NFT-Curious to Decentraland
Decentraland opened for gameplay on Thursday and anyone who thinks they might like it is better off playing now rather than later, because free stuff.
Oil Prices Are Now More Volatile Than Bitcoin
The West Texas Intermediate oil price's one-month realized, or historical, volatility stood at 105.3 percent on Feb. 10, after having hit a four-month high of 119.6 percent at the end of January.
You Are the Product: A Three-Step Plan to Take Back Control of Personal Data
Digital Economy 1.0 is a failure at protecting our privacy and well-being.
Morgan Stanley Buys E*Trade in $13B Deal
Morgan Stanley is looking to buy E*Trade's 5.2 million retail users.
WATCH: Vitalik Buterin Explains the New Tech Behind Eth 2.0
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin at ETHDenver 2020.Where do things stand with the tech overhaul of the world's second-largest blockchain?
Indonesian Customs Joins IBM's Blockchain Supply Chain Platform
IBM Indonesia has revealed that the Indonesian Directorate General of Customs and Excise has commenced using the blockchain-based shipping platform, TradeLens.
Sweden Is Testing Its New Central Bank Digital Currency
The country of Sweden has begun testing an e-krona, bringing it that much closer to the proper release of a central bank digital currency.
'Digital Gold' Label Shifts as XRP Correlation to Gold Outpaces Bitcoin
This aggregate trend leaves the door open for a full bullish period ahead since the last Bitcoin high growth period was between April and June 2019.The volatile behavior observed since the start of the year may be causing the traditional assumptions associated with Bitcoin and other top currencies to be challenged.