The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Bitcoin breaking $14,000 will bring a new "regime" of market dynamics
Many commentators say that Bitcoin breaking $14,000 will be important as that level has been one of macro importance for the past three years.
How IOHK built Cardano from the ground up
Speaking at the third BlockDown conference, Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOHK, looked back at the way his company approached designing Cardano.
Gold 'breaking down' against Bitcoin is highly bullish for BTC
Earlier this week, Bitcoin advocate and Real Vision CEO Raoul Pal said gold is breaking down against BTC. If the dominant cryptocurrency continues to gain momentum against BTC, it could strengthen its perception as a store of value.
Bitcoin Price Closes Above $13K for First Time Since January 2018 Driven by a Flurry of Good News
Oct 25, 2020 at 00:55 UTCUpdated Oct 25, 2020 at 01:52 UTC.Bitcoin closed above $13,000 Saturday for the first time in over two and a half years following a week of positive news for the leading cryptocurrency.
Top DeFi coins and AAVE rip 10% higher as Bitcoin holds $13k
The past seven days have actually been quite mediocre for top coins in the decentralized finance space.
China's central bank lays regulatory foundation for CBDC
The new draft law legitimizes digital yuan and may criminalize the issuance of yuan-backed stablecoins by third parties.
JPMorgan turns bullish on Bitcoin citing 'potential long-term upside'
JPMorgan, the $316 billion investment banking giant, said the potential long-term upside for Bitcoin is "Considerable." This new optimistic stance towards the dominant cryptocurrency comes after PayPal allowed its users to buy and sell crypto assets.
Gold smuggler's gait gives him away as Paypal launches price action moon mission: Bad crypto news of the week
It's been quite a week for Bitcoin, a week we've been waiting for.
Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith files motion to dismiss North Korea conspiracy charge
Griffith argues that because his April 2019 conference presentation consisted of widely-available public information, he was not providing a "Service" to North Korean officials.
Bitcoin's Rivalry With Gold Plus Millennial Interest Gives It 'Considerable' Upside Potential: JPMorgan
Writing to clients in "Flows & Liquidity," one of JPMorgan's flagship publications, the authors said that characterizing bitcoin as a "Risk" asset rather than a "Safe" asset is "More appropriate" based on the leading cryptocurrency's increased positive correlation with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index since March.
How US authorities are using old AML tools to crack down on crypto
Enter FinCEN. For a long time it was unclear whether any of the traditional rules - like the BSA - were going to apply to crypto.
Frozen out? Bitcoin price correlation to other assets still undefined
A recent report from institutional crypto firm Fidelity Digital Assets concluded that Bitcoin shows very little price correlation to mainstream financial assets, based on data from the past five years.
Bitcoin price will 'bolt higher' if Biden wins, rise slower with Trump
Max Keiser: First, we need to go back to the Genesis Block and understand that everything that has happened and will ever happen with Bitcoin came into existence at that instant and the world and our species were forever changed.
Cybercrime task force monitoring the global digital financial system
In an effort to address the growing issue, the U.S. Secret Service merged its Electronic Crimes Task Force and Financial Crimes Task Force into a single unified network dubbed the Cyber Fraud Task Force, with offices in both the U.S. and Europe.
Paul Tudor Jones: A Bet on Bitcoin Is a Bet on Human Ingenuity
Oct 24, 2020 at 13:00 UTCUpdated Oct 24, 2020 at 15:20 UTC.A recap of an exceptionally bullish week for bitcoin and crypto as a whole.
Bitcoin whale clusters pinpoint 3 key levels for BTC price rally to continue
According to Whalemap, there are three major Bitcoin whale clusters in the near term that might serve as key technical levels.
The unluckiest DeFi protocol? A personal take on bZX's tumultuous year
Most DeFi platforms popular today, including bZX, began their journey around 2018, at the tail-end of the initial coin offering boom.
This newly launched crypto token just pumped 1000% following Binance listing
As the DeFi market's momentum continues stagnating, return hungry crypto investors have been flocking to presales and new token listings to try to garner massive profits in a short amount of time.
Blockchain is still far from maturity, says China's former IT minister
He doesn't seem to think China is that far ahead of the USA when it comes to blockchain development - at least for now.
IPFS lead explains how malicious files are eliminated from its network
The InterPlanetary File System, or IPFS, helps decentralize the internet by making files available across multiple locations instead of through a single centralized point of failure.
Charles Hoskinson calls for a different kind of apoliticism than Brian Armstrong
Hoskinson later discovered that he was not the only recipient of the email at IOHK, but was rather a part of a bulk email blast sent to all of his company's employees.
Attack of the bots! Paxful fights off thousands of automated threats
Bad actors allegedly tried to brute force their way into accounts belonging to Paxful's users in an ongoing series of attacks.
South Korean gov't doesn't know who will protect crypto exchanges from Kim Jong-Un's hackers
There has been a hot political debate underway on who should take responsibility for countering North Korean hacks targeting South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges.
US AML watchdog wants info on all international crypto transactions over $250
The proposed change would cut down FinCEN's longstanding $3,000 threshold.
Bitcoin price rise to $500k is inevitable, Winklevoss twins say
Gemini crypto exchange founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss said that Bitcoin will eventually hit $500,000 per coin during a recent interview with podcast host Peter McCormack.
IBM-R3 Pact Shows Tech Trumps Tribe in Enterprise Blockchain
Oct 23, 2020 at 20:45 UTCUpdated Oct 24, 2020 at 07:54 UTC.News this week that R3 and IBM are working together raised eyebrows, because each entity has been on different and competing sides since the early days of enterprise blockchain.
Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pulls Back From $13K While Ether Falls on DeFi Cooling
Oct 23, 2020 at 20:44 UTC.Bitcoin has pulled back from 2020's highs while ether slips as DeFi cools off.
Stablecoins went wild in the days before Bitcoin's recent surge
Retail investors are buying into Bitcoin, says CryptoQuant CEO. 138 Total views.
DIA Labs to boost DeFi ecosystem with grants of up to $250,000
Decentralized oracle platform DIA is to start issuing grants worth up to $250,000 to drive the development of the DeFi ecosystem.
Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Release Pushed tol November
Oct 23, 2020 at 19:42 UTCUpdated Oct 23, 2020 at 20:15 UTC.The Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract is a few weeks away at least, according to Ethereum Foundation researcher Danny Ryan.Speaking Thursday on the Bankless podcast, Ryan said the deposit contract won't go live until it receives a thumbs up on an audit of a critical crypto library, BLST, performed by cryptography audit firm NCC Group.