The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Emily Parker: TikTok and the Great Firewall of America
"A U.S. company should buy TikTok so everyone can keep using it and your data is safe," U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer recently tweeted.
Russia's Sberbank Launches Blockchain on Hyperledger, Mulls Stablecoin in 2021
Aug 6, 2020 at 14:16 UTC.Sberbank, Russia's biggest consumer bank, is launching a blockchain platform built on Hyperledger Fabric, potentially with its own stablecoin.
Bitcoin Price Nears $12K Again as Gold Correlation Hits Record
Bitcoin saw fresh gains on Aug. 6 as bulls refused to rest and the price steamed toward $12,000.
Grayscale Ethereum Trust Files To Become An SEC Reporting Company
Grayscale Ethereum Trust files to become an SEC reporting company amidst the Ethereum bull run.
Americans are "pouring" cash, stimulus checks into Bitcoin and gold
US citizens seemed to be taking a liking to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, two recent reports suggest.
IDEX Raises $2.5M to Rebuild Hybrid Exchange for Algorithmic Traders
IDEX has raised $2.5 million to relaunch as a trading platform accessible to market makers and algorithmic traders.
NBA's Spencer Dinwiddie, Andre Iguodala and More Join Dapper Labs $12M Funding Round
Dapper Labs has closed a $12 million funding round led by National Basketball Association stars Spencer Dinwiddie, Andre Iguodala, JaVale McGee, Aaron Gordon and Garrett Temple, according to a press release shared with CoinDesk.
Dapper Labs Raises $12M From VC Firms and NBA Players, Nets $1.2M in NFT Sales
Dapper Labs, the team behind CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot, has secured $12 million in the latest investment round for its Flow blockchain.
Bitcoin Entering 'New Adoption Cycle,' Coin Metrics Exec Says
Bitcoin user adoption looks to be gathering pace as its price rises amid a coronavirus-induced rush for assets with safe-haven appeal.
China's State-Run Banks Reportedly Testing Wallet for Digital Yuan
State-owned commercial banks in China are reportedly testing a wallet for the country's forthcoming digital yuan.
OKCoin's Fourth Developer Grant Recipient Brings Total Grants to Over $500K
Crypto exchange OKCoin has continued to support Bitcoin Core developers with a fourth grant being awarded to Bitcoin's most active contributor since 2017, Marco Falke for an undisclosed six-figure sum.
OKCoin Exchange Awards Grant to One of Bitcoin Core's Most Active Developers
Announced Thursday, exchange OKCoin is awarding its largest individual grant so far to Bitcoin Core maintainer Marco Falke, the second-most prolific contributor to Bitcoin Core in the software's history.
First Mover: Bitcoin Rises More in One Day Than Stocks Have Gained All Year
The price is now approaching $12,000 for the second time in a week, a level that bitcoin hasn't sustainably traded above for more than a year.
Chainlink Rival Band Protocol Surged 65% Overnight
Band Protocol, a rival blockchain network to Chainlink - which is also at an all-time high - surged by 65%. Within 24 hours, BAND rose from $4.825 to $8, setting a new record high.
German Police Seize $30M in Crypto From Streaming Site Operator
After a lengthy joint investigation with the American FBI, German police have seized over 25 millions euros worth of cryptocurrency associated with the illegal movie streaming site movie2k.
One Month On, Forsage Continues Despite SEC's Ponzi Warnings
A full month after the Philippines' Securities and Exchange Commission flagged Forsage as a likely Ponzi, it remains the second-most popular Ethereum DApp on internet rankings.
Judge Worries Plaintiffs' Lawyers Trying to Line Their Pockets in ICO Lawsuit
Aug 6, 2020 at 10:37 UTCUpdated Aug 6, 2020 at 14:32 UTC.District Court for the Southern District of New York.A judge choosing the lead plaintiff in the Block.
Bitcoin Whales Bought the Dip, Data Shows as $1.2B Leaves Exchanges
Bitcoin exchanges lost 100,000 BTC during the weekend's price crash, data shows - and that's a bullish sign.
YFI is one of the most fairly distributed DeFi tokens on Ethereum: data
A big issue in the cryptocurrency community is the centralization of coins.
Investors Suing Over Status ICO Can't Find Execs to Serve Papers
Attorneys for investors suing a secure messaging app want the judge's permission to use "Alternative means" to serve the firm's executives with papers, saying they've been unable to reach them through traditional means.
Honeywell Creates a Blockchain 'Search Engine' for Aircraft Parts Data
Aerospace giant Honeywell will use a blockchain system to streamline the documentation of aircraft parts and services.
NBA Top Shot Launches P2P Marketplace for Collectible Tokens
Dapper Labs, the team behind CryptoKitties, has launched a peer-to-peer marketplace allowing beta players of its NBA Top Shot game to trade their non-fungible token collectibles.
'Crypto Instagram' Is Becoming a Thing, Scams and All
The same type of crypto scams that plague Twitter are running rampant on Instagram in 2020.For example, there are more than 1.3 million Instagram posts using #Coinbase, an overwhelming number of which display inauthentic behavior.
Bitmain Is Delaying Bitcoin Miner Shipment by Three Months
Aug 6, 2020 at 07:50 UTC.Bitcoin miner image via CoinDesk archive.
Band Protocol secures major oracle integration and Coinbase Pro listing
Band Protocol has been seeing tremendous growth throughout the past few months, which has been reflected in its soaring price.
Is ETC 102% Screwed After Second 51% Attack?
Ethereum Classic has suffered its second 51% attack in a week after 4,000 blocks were reorganized earlier today.
Bitcoin Price En-route to New 2020 High Once Bulls Break $11.8K Resistance
Bitcoin price perked up on August 5, rallying from $11,090 to $11,784 before briefly retracing to the $11,650 area as the daily close approached.
Bitcoin Scammers Rebrand Jon Prosser's YouTube Channel as 'NASA'
Scammers have conned more YouTube viewers into sending them Bitcoin after hacking several more large verified accounts and posting 'free giveaway' videos.
Ethereum Classic Suffers Second 51% Attack In a Week
Ethereum Classic has suffered its second 51% attack in a week after more than 4,000 blocks were reorganized Thursday morning.
Travala Adds 1 Million More Holiday Homes You Can Book With Crypto now offers a total of 3 million accommodation options users can book with cryptocurrency.