The Latest News about Cryptocurrency
Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.
'Blockchain Is Really Democratizing a Lot of Things,' Interview With Marta Piekarska, Director of Hyperledger's Ecosystem
All the members of Hyperledger - including such major actors as Intel, Accenture, JPMorgan Chase, Hitachi, Fujitsu, Alibaba Cloud, Citigroup, Deutsche Telekom and many others - find their interest in blockchain technology and discuss it with Marta Piekarska, who is in charge of the project's ecosystem.
The curious case of Ethereum's missing warrant canary
Previously, ethereum.org featured a peculiar yellow canary on the footer of its website.
Bitcoin whitepaper and software copyrighted by Craig Wright, Bitcoin SV doubles
Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, filed copyright registrations for the Bitcoin whitepaper and the original Bitcoin code with the US Copyright Office.
Game of Thrones Actor Jerome Flynn to Advise Vegan Crypto Project
Jerome Flynn, the actor who plays "Bronn" in the hugely popular TV series Game of Thrones, has joined the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle project that has launched its own crypto token.
Craig Wright Attempts to Copyright the Satoshi White Paper and Bitcoin Code
Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed creator of bitcoin, has filed registrations with the U.S. Copyright Office supporting his claims of authorship over the original bitcoin code and the Satoshi white paper.
PewDiePie Helps Blockchain Video Streaming Platform to 67% Hike in Users
Blockchain-based live streaming service DLive has seen a 67 percent growth in its user base since PewDiePie, one of the world's most popular YouTubers by subscriber numbers, joined the platform in April.
SEC Moves to Halt Diamond-Linked Crypto 'Ponzi Scheme,' Freeze Assets
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken action against what it alleges is a $30 million cryptocurrency scam based around supposed diamond investment.
Bitcoin SV Surges 200% As Wright Registers Copyright to Satoshi White Paper
The standout performer in the cryptocurrency markets today is one of the world's largest by market cap, Bitcoin SV, which at one point surged over 200 percent on some exchanges during today's trading session.
Police Arrest Dutch Cryptocurrency CEO in Rumored $110 Million Fraud Case
Dutch police have arrested a former entrepreneur for fraud after alleging he conned investors in a fake bitcoin mining operation out of €100 million, Dutch daily news outlet De Gelderlander reported on May 21.
Bitfury Partners With Kazakhstan-Based Financial Hub to Cooperate on Blockchain Projects
Blockchain tech giant Bitfury partnered with major Kazakhstan-based financial hub to apply the technology across multiple industries, local government-backed newspaper The Astana Times reports on May 21.
ETH Stolen From Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Moved, Portion Deposited on Exchange
A portion of the ether stolen from hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been moved and deposited to a different crypto exchange, according to an analysis.
Worsening US-China Trade War Is Behind BTC Price Rise, Digital Currency Group CEO Claims
The CEO of a cryptocurrency firm has suggested that the recent rise in bitcoin's price could be linked to the trade war between China and the United States, Fortune reported on May 20.
Russia Delays Adoption of Crypto Regulation Due to FATF Order to Legislate Bitcoin
Russia has postponed the adoption of crypto legislation due to a requirement from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering, local news agency TASS reports on May 21.
Terror Groups Are Increasingly Using Cryptocurrencies, Senior Russian Official Warns
The director of Russia's federal security service, the FSB, has warned that terror groups are increasingly being financed through cryptocurrencies, Russian news site RBK reported on May 21.
Bitcoin Approaches $8,000 as Bitcoin SV Doubles in Value
Tuesday, May 21 - most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin approaches the $8,000 mark again.
Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Craig Wright Files US Copyright Registrations for BTC White Paper
Craig Wright has filed United States copyright registrations for the Bitcoin white paper authored by Satoshi Nakamoto.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Warns Public Against New Crypto Scam
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has issued another warning on May 21 against an alleged crypto-related scam project.
SEC Postpones VanEck Bitcoin ETF, Yet Again. Should We Expect an Approval in 2019?
If listed on a regulated U.S. exchange, an ETF could pave the way for large institutional investors, and hence push bitcoin - and cryptocurrencies in general - toward a broader recognition by the Wall Street.
SEC Shuts Down Ponzi Scheme Which Duped 300 Into 'Diamond-Backed' Cryptocurrency
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has halted a confirmed cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme after it took funds worth $30 million, the regulator confirmed in a press release on May 21.
Japanese Parliament Moves New Crypto Regulations to the Upper House
The Japanese House of Representatives has passed new crypto regulation in the upper house of the National Diet, local news agency Nikkei reports on May 21.
JPMorgan finally admits Bitcoin has value, here is how they measure it
The world's largest cryptocurrency has surged beyond its "Intrinsic value," mirroring a similar move in 2017 which preceded the industry's biggest slump, JPMorgan Chase strategists wrote in a note on Friday.
Crypto and Forex Scam Reports Tripled in the UK Last Year, Watchdog Says
Reports of cryptocurrency and foreign exchange scams in the U.K. grew threefold in the last financial year - spiking to 1,834 from 530 in the previous year, according to the country's financial watchdog.
PBoC's Fintech Research Institute Is Hiring Blockchain Experts
A fintech research institute set up by the People's Bank of China looks to be widening its blockchain development efforts.
Australian Government Employee Charged With Mining Crypto at Work
A 33-year-old Australian government employee has been charged after he was caught mining cryptocurrency at work.
Bitfinex Enters the Initial Exchange Offering Race With Tokinex
Bitfinex announced today its first foray into the increasingly popular business of initial exchange offerings.
Bitcoin's Repeated Failures to Pass $8.3K Raise Risk of Price Pullback
View Bitcoin risks a price pullback in the short-term, given the signs of bullish exhaustion around $8,300.
NYSE Arca Files Proposed Rule Change with SEC for Bitcoin-, T-Bills-Backed Investment Trust
NYSE Arca has filed a proposed rule change with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for an application to list shares in a bitcoin investment trust that would be backed by the cryptocurrency and T-bills.
Kraken $10 Million Equity Sale With BnkToTheFuture Seeks to Democratize Access
United States cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is offering equity to users in a fundraiser that raised over $6 million in its first day, statistics confirmed on May 21.
Chinese Central Bank-Led Fintech Research Institute Seeks New Blockchain Talent
A fintech research institute established by China's central bank, the People's Bank of China, has posted several new job openings for blockchain talent.
Australian Government Employee Faces Court for Misusing Government IT Systems to Mine Crypto
An Australian government employee will reportedly face court today over his alleged misuse of government IT systems to mine cryptocurrency for personal gain.