The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

US: Lawmaker Calls for More Action from Congress on Regulating Crypto
Congressman Bill Huizenga has urged for the U.S. Congress to focus on crypto regulation in an interview with Bloomberg July 27.
Canada's DMG Blockchain Starts Installing 85 MW Substation for Crypto Mining Expansion
Canada-based DMG Blockchain Solutions has launched the installation of an 85-megawatt substation for crypto mining expansion, according to an official statement July 26.
Thai Bond Market Association to Launch Blockchain-Based Registrar Bond Service Platform
The Thai Bond Market Association will deploy a blockchain-powered solution on its registrar service platform, local news agency Bangkok Post reports July 28.
G20 Hears Out Multiple Crypto Reports in July, Waiting for FATF to Test Its Standards by October
The G20, after it was called upon by France's finance minister Bruno Le Maire to have a public debate about cryptocurrencies at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, made strides towards a global front for regulation of digital currencies.
Company to Create Global Network of Health Centers That Accept Cryptocurrency
A new blockchain-driven company has bold plans to establish a global network of health centers designed to help people lead active and longer lives.
UK Remittance Service TransferGo Adds Crypto Trading
UK-based service TransferGo has reportedly become the world's first remittance operator to offer crypto trading, Bloomberg reported July 27.
Telegram Reveals Personal ID Verification Tool for Sharing Data with 'Finance, ICOs'
The crypto and blockchain industry's go-to encrypted messenger app Telegram has released a personal identification authorization tool, according to an official statement published July 26.
New Gallup Poll Shows Only 2% of US Investors Own Bitcoin, But 26% Are 'Intrigued'
The results of a Wells Fargo/Gallup poll published July 27 finds that only two percent of U.S. investors own Bitcoin, but 26 percent are intrigued by it.
Japan Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Association Considers Trading Cap for Some Clients
The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association will obligate its member exchanges to place limits on the trading activity of some clients, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, July 28.
$1.8 Million in Bitcoin Seized from Alleged Silk Road Drug Dealer
Arrested in 2015, an alleged Silk Road drug dealer is now fighting to reclaim his 226 BTC worth over $1.8 million.
Crypto Wallet to Replace Private Keys With Encrypted QR Codes
Decentralized cryptocurrency wallet SafeWallet is launching a new QR code-based user identification system to replace mnemonic phrases and private keys, the firm announced Friday.
What Volatility? How Facebook's Historic Loss Became Crypto's Gain
July 26 might be forever remembered as one of the darkest days in Facebook's history - or, at the very least, for its shareholders.
10,000%: Pantera Reports Massive 5-Year Crypto Investment Return
Cryptocurrency investment firm Pantera Capital reported a more than 10,000 percent lifetime return on Friday, coming five years after its formation.
Crypto, Fiat Firms Discuss Cryptocurrency Legitimation in Closed-Door Nasdaq Meeting
A closed-door meeting was held by Nasdaq Inc. this week to discuss steps for legitimizing the crypto industry in global markets, Bloomberg reports today, July 27.
Two Major Spanish Public Institutions to Research Blockchain for Copyright Management
The Spanish Society of Authors and Publishers and the Madrid School of Telecommunications Engineering announced July 26 a research partnership into implementing blockchain for copyright management in the digital era.
Japan: Self-Regulating Cryptocurrency Body Proposes Margin Trading Limit on Bitcoin
The regulatory body overseeing Japan's digital currency and trading market introduced a rule that could potentially affect thousands of traders in the cryptocurrency-crazy nation.
Decentralized Exchange Waves Gets Hacked After $6 Million Debut
Launched July 24, 2018, Waves Decentralized Exchange allows users to exchange and issue their own tokens almost instantly.
Answering Vitalik Buterin's Hard Questions For the Blockchain World Part 3: Hacks, Security, and Theft
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin put forward a series of open questions to the cryptocurrency community in a recent discussion with Mars Finance International WeChat group, postulating seven issues present within the current blockchain ecosystem.
EOS Block Producers Vote to Raise RAM Supply to Lower Cost of Running dApps
After a turbulent launch, the EOS mainnet faced further issues with its controversial network constitution and a shortage of RAM supply.
Why Blockchain Is Becoming the 'New Normal' In Enterprise
Richard Gendal Brown is the CTO at R3. After years of discussion and planning, enterprise blockchain is now becoming a reality across industries as diverse as insurance, healthcare, gold, oil and gas, finance and more.
Google Bans Crypto Mining Apps from Play Store
Google has now joined Apple in banning cryptocurrency mining applications from its mobile app store.
New Crypto Mining Malware Targeting Corporate Networks, Says Kaspersky
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a new form of cryptojacking malware targeting corporations in multiple countries, the cybersecurity firm reported Thursday.
ICO Platform Promises Full Refund Following $7 Million Hack
Initial coin offering support platform KickICO lost $7.7 million in KICK tokens in a hack on Thursday, the company reported.
Ethereum Is Testing Code for Its Next Hard Fork
Ethereum developers are already implementing code for Constantinople, the network's next system-wide upgrade.
Consulting Giant Accenture's New Patent Reveals Plans for Blockchain Logistics Innovation
Consulting giant Accenture has plans to use blockchain to upgrade its logistics network, a patent application published July 26 reveals.
US SEC Commissioner Dissents From Agency's Rejection of Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester M. Peirce has published a statement of official dissent from the agency's second disapproval of the Winklevoss brothers' application for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund yesterday, July 26.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA, TRON: Price Analysis, July 27
A break out of the triangle increases the probability of a breakout above $500. On the other hand, if the bears force a breakdown, the virtual currency can slide down to $404. The trendline of the symmetrical triangle has held since July 12 we anticipate a bounce from it again.
European Parliament: Cryptocurrency Could Replace Fiat Currency
An in-depth analysis of the fintech sector by the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs revealed a highly nuanced EU Parliament position on cryptocurrencies, with the committee stating the possibility for crypto to function as an alternative to fiat currency in a variety of different applications.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Stellar, Ripple in Consideration for New Zero-Fee Trading Platform Voyager
The commission-free cryptocurrency market gained more competition on July 25, 2018, when the Voyager revealed the intent to offer free trading for at least 15 different cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin's Cutting-Edge 'Coin Selection' Tech Gets First Major Integration
Crypto security startup BitGo's latest technology - "Predictive UTXO management" - sounds technical, but it's got an end goal that everyone will understand: cutting crypto fees.
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