The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Binance Research: most large Bitcoin and Ethereum investors hold stablecoins, use cold wallets
The research arm of Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange by trading volume, has published a report that analyzes the results of a survey completed by institutional digital asset investors.
Fundstrat Strategist: Bakkt Futures to Launch in the Current Quarter
Managing director and quant strategist at Fundstrat Global Advisors Sam Doctor suggested in a Twitter post published on July 19 that Bakkt's Bitcoin futures contracts will launch this quarter.
Buterin Needs Bitcoin Cash: Scaling Ethereum Before Sharding, Casper
Co-founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin is now considering third-party blockchains that have lower commission rates for transferring information.
DASH, ETH, LINK: Top-3 Crypto Losers of the Week
Now, reports suggest that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating whether BitMEX allowed U.S. residents to use its platform to trade.
Fidelity's Crypto Branch Files for a New York Trust License: Report
Fidelity's crypto arm Fidelity Digital Assets Services has applied for a license to operate as a trust in New York State.
Bitcoin Approaches $11,000 With All Top 20 in Green
Saturday, July 20 - crypto markets have seen another upward move, with all top 20 coins by market cap seeing major gains, while Bitcoin has approached $11,000 mark again.
Coinbase CEO Wants Firm to Move Beyond Trading in Next 5 Years
Brian Armstrong, CEO of major American crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase, believes that the firm will be less about trading and more about adoption five years from now.
Bitcoin Retakes $11,000 Following Turbulent Week in Crypto
July 20 - Bitcoin has retaken the $11,000 price point on the heels of a turbulent week.
Diana, a Blockchain 'Lunar Registry,' Attempts to Tokenize the Moon
On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Diana, a blockchain startup, is launching a "Lunar registry" that attempts to place the lunar surface on a distributed ledger.
Bank of Thailand Is Open to Discuss Libra, Concerned Over Security
Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said that the institution is open to discussing Facebook's Libra stablecoin with the company, local media Xinhuanet reported on July 19.
Cryptokart: Another Indian Crypto Exchange Shuts Down Operations
Founder of Indian cryptocurrency exchange Cryptokart Gaurang Poddar announced that his company is shutting down in a LinkedIn post published last week.
Most In-Demand Crypto That Is Regulated Differently?
In a world where the global crypto community continues to face a growing number of regulatory hurdles with each passing day, the term "Virgin Bitcoin" is starting to become more common among digital currency enthusiasts.
Alleged Silk Road Drug Dealer Arrested in the United States
United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey S. Berman announced the arrest of alleged dark web drug dealer Hugh Brian Haney in a press release published on July 18.
Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis joins Duolingo, Patreon on Forbes' next billion-dollar startups list
Crypto compliance and investigation provider Chainalysis has become the only blockchain company to make Forbes' next billion-dollar startups list of 2019, joining the ranks of tech giants-Patreon and Duolingo.
Could Donald Trump Ban Bitcoin?
One potential conversation that has been largely overlooked is how vulnerable bitcoin is to governments the size of the United States.
Anchorage Chose South Dakota for Its Crypto Custody
"Mr. Marcus, thanks very much for appearing here before us today. Before I begin my questions, I just want to take a moment to commend the South Dakota Division of Banking for their forward-thinking and willingness to allow for innovation in the digital currency space. Another founding member of the Libra Association, Anchorage, just received permission from the Division of Banking to become a South Dakota chartered trust company."
Full House: Crypto Cards Show a Strong Hand in 2019
Despite many failed efforts in recent years, crypto debit cards are enjoying a second wind thanks to a surge in crypto prices over the summer.
Interview: Ethereum development suite Truffle CEO on the future of dApps, regulation, and Libra
Coulter built a career specializing in software testing and developer support, which became extremely valuable in the early days of blockchain development.
Indian Minister: No Official Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India Yet
India's Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur has said that there is no law in India expressly prohibiting the use of cryptocurrencies.
Chiliz to Provide Official Crypto of Football Club AS Rome via Socios
Italian football club AS Roma will join blockchain-based voting platform Socios through a partnership with sports and entertainment blockchain firm Chiliz.
KPGM to Work With Microsoft, Tomia and R3 on Blockchain Telecom Solutions
Business advisory firm KPGM has partnered with tech companies Tomia, Microsoft and R3 to create a blockchain-based settlements solution for the telecom industry, in anticipation of 5G network services.
R3 Taps Software Sales Vet to 'Evangelize' Paid Version of Corda
Blockchain technology company R3 has hired software sales veteran Cathy Minter as chief revenue officer, a role newly created to recruit users for the firm's paid commercial product, Corda Enterprise.
Global Accounting Firm KPMG Partners with Microsoft, R3 on Telecoms Blockchain
KPMG, a multinational accounting firm, is partnering with software firms TOMIA, Microsoft, and R3 to develop a blockchain for telecom settlements.
Token Startup Founder Took Steps to Sue Lubin, ConsenSys for $13 Million
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin could soon be sued by a former employee, according to court documents filed in New York.
Price Analysis 19/07: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, BNB, EOS, BSV, TRX, XLM
The dip below the 50-day SMA was bought aggressively and the price has reached the 20-day EMA. This shows strong demand at lower levels.
European Central Bank Policymaker Says Stablecoins Not Cause for Alarm
A European Central Bank official has stated that users should be aware of the risks associated with the stablecoins use, but not to be alarmed.
St. Louis Fed Chief Pessimistic on Crypto as Non-Uniform Currency
St. Louis Fed Chief James Bullard reportedly views cryptocurrencies as part of a global currency competition that is ultimately unhealthy.
What It Could Mean for Altcoins
In the earlier part of 2019, altcoins seemed to be performing strongly, with many calling the trend "Altseason."
Energy Company E.ON Files Blockchain Patent for Data Analytics Device
Energy network company E.ON has filed a patent application for a blockchain-based data collector with the European Patent Office.
Congressman Brad Sherman calls for a complete ban on cryptocurrency, says Bitcoin only facilitates "nefarious transactions"
Congressman Brad Sherman, a vocal critic of the crypto industry, again called for a complete ban on cryptocurrencies.