The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Mati Greenspan on the Technical and Macro Roots of Bitcoin's Price Surge
Bitcoin is up more than 8 percent in the last 24 hours.
The FBI Is Now Reaching Out to QuadrigaCX Victims
The FBI is emailing QuadrigaCX victims, confirming the federal agency is investigating the circumstances around the Canadian crypto exchange's collapse.
Traders Turn to DeFi to Capitalize on Tuesday's Crypto Market Spike
Decentralized finance applications are popping off Tuesday, and the ETH price spike isn't the whole story.
In New Court Filing, Craig Wright Claims to Receive Keys to $9.6B Bitcoin Fortune
Craig Wright, bitcoin's self-declared creator, says the much anticipated "Bonded courier" has arrived.
Binance.US Launches New App on iOS and Android
Early user response?After successful beta testing on both iOS and Android versions in December, users can now trade over 25 digital currencies in real-time.
Australia's Oldest Crypto Exchange Joins Growing Roster of Kraken Acquisitions
U.S.-based crypto exchange Kraken has acquired Australia's oldest crypto exchange.
CME Tells Cointelegraph They Consider $2.3M BTC Options Debut a Success
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange is happy with the results of its Bitcoin options trading product launch on Jan. 13, according to CME Group's managing director and global head of equity index alternative investment products Tim McCourt.
Crypto Community Eyes US-Iran Crisis As Tensions Flare
The push toward $8,500 took place at the same time as mainstream media began to report on a retaliatory attack by Iran on the American forces based in Iraq.According to data from Google Trends, the search term "Bitcoin Iran" surged 4,450% in the seven days to Jan. 8, Cointelegraph disclosed.
BSV Soars 95% Challenging Its Original Fork Bitcoin Cash for Top 5
On Tuesday Bitcoin price pushed through $8,600 and rallied all the way to $8,859 before taking what appears to be a breather near $8,750.
Singer Akon Says World's First 'Crypto City' Set for Senegal 2025
Singer Akon tweeted yesterday, "Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future."
US SEC Warns Investors That IEOs May Be Breaking Securities Law
"Be cautious if considering an investment in an IEO. Claims of new technologies and financial products, such as those associated with digital asset offerings, and claims that IEOs are vetted by trading platforms, can be used improperly to entice investors with the false promise of high returns in a new investment space. As described below, IEOs may be conducted in violation of the federal securities laws and lack many of the investor protections of registered and exempt securities offerings."
Stablecoin protocol Terra surpasses one million users in less than 9 months
Eight months after launch, Terra, a stablecoin protocol backed by four of the world's largest crypto exchanges, has surpassed one million user accounts and hit an annual run rate of $2.4 billion, the company reported in a press release seen by CryptoSlate.
Former Coinbase VP: we moved billions of dollars into Bitcoin "in large part because of Plaid"
Dan Romero, former vice president at leading crypto exchange Coinbase, confirms that the US-headquartered trading platform has been able to move billions of dollars into Bitcoin through the US automated clearinghouse system, which is a large electronic fund transfer system that handles payments in the country.
What It Takes to Get a Crypto-Friendly Bank Charter in Wyoming
It's been more than three months since Wyoming began taking applications to charter a new type of crypto-friendly bank, and no company has announced its application while a handful of firms have indicated an intent to apply.
SEC Warns Crypto Investors of Initial Exchange Offerings in New Note
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has published its first warning against initial exchange offerings Tuesday.
Storming the Gates: How 'Crypto Davos' Became a Thing
CoinDesk will be on the ground in Davos from Jan. 20-24 chronicling all things crypto at the premier gathering of the world's economic and political elite.
More Than Half of Financial Advisors Want Better Regulation Before Investing in Crypto
More than half of financial advisors in the U.S. are too spooked by regulatory uncertainty to initiate or expand their cryptocurrency investments, a new study by Bitwise Asset Management found.
Dash Price Up 70%, BSV Gains 300%: Is a Price Correction Imminent?
Bitcoin Cash has seen an increase of 54% in the past ten days, while Bitcoin SV is up 300% in the same period.
Texas Securities Board Added Cryptocurrencies to List of Top Threats to Investors
Texas regulators have included cryptocurrencies in their list of top threats to investors, according to the latest Texas Investor Guide.
The Race to Lead 3 Class-Action Suits Against IFinex Over 2017 BTC Bull Run Is On
One legal team looks to lead the three ongoing suits against IFinex alleging that illegal conduct involving iFinex's subsidiaries Tether and Bitfinex was behind Bitcoin's 2017 bull run.
Blockvest's Defense Based on Falsified Documents, Claims SEC
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission have argued in a Jan. 10 filing that Blockvest founder Reginald Buddy Ringgold III falsified and, in one case, forged signatures in documents critical to the case.
Bitcoin and ETH Are Commodities, While XRP's Status Is Unclear, CFTC Says
Bitcoin and Ether are commodities, while the status of XRP is still unclear, the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said.
All indicators point at rapidly growing Bitcoin institutional adoption
The rise of institutional adoption was one of the main narratives for Bitcoin in 2019.
Does the Bitcoin SV Genesis upgrade support the narrative that Craig Wright is Satoshi?
Contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork Bitcoin SV has surged over 25% percent in the past 24 hours.
Regulated Derivatives Will 'Legitimize' Crypto, Says CFTC Chair
The chairman of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission believes regulated derivatives will instill market confidence in cryptocurrencies.
CME's Bitcoin Options See First-Day Volume of $2.3M
Options on bitcoin futures from Chicago Mercantile Exchange got off to a good start on Monday, seeing trading volume reach 55 contracts in the opening session.
Securitize Opens IRAs to Digital Securities Investors With Partnership
Digital asset issuer Securitize has facilitated what it says is the first direct IRA investment in security token offerings.
Upbit Exchange Resumes Ether Services Months After $49M Hack
South Korea-based Upbit has restarted ether wallet services nearly two months after hackers made off with $49 million of the cryptocurrency.
Paxos' Tokenized Gold Futures Are Now Trading on FTX Exchange
Liquid gold being poured into a cast to make a bullion bar at a Gold Reef City demonstration.
LinkedIn Says Blockchain Is Top Skill for 2020
Blockchain is listed as the number one "Hard skill" for 2020 in a new report compiled by jobs site LinkedIn.