The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Tether's Trouble With New York Attorney General
Are Bitfinex and Tether in trouble? Maybe, but the thing is, we don't know just how much trouble, because the stablecoin issuer has challenged the New York State Office of the Attorney General's case against them.
Ex-CEO of BTC-e Exchange's Spin-Off WEX Is Arrested in Italy
Former CEO of now-defunct crypto exchange WEX, a spin-off of controversial BTC-e exchange, was arrested in Italy.
Privacy-Focused Coin Zcash Forks Into New Blockchain Network Ycash
Privacy-focused digital currency Zcash has forked into a new blockchain network dubbed Ycash, whose total supply amounts to 21 million coins.
'Samsung Coin' Trademark Filing Unaffiliated With Samsung
As per the filing, it appears that Nam-jin is seeking to trademark the name in both its Korean spelling in Hangul as well as in English.
Major Crypto Markets Report Mixed Signals, Gold Slightly Fell
Friday, July 19 - Cryptocurrency markets are reporting mixed signals, with most of the top-20 coins by market capitalization are down over the last 24 hours.
Oil Markets Could Save 30% With Blockchain, Data Gumbo CEO Says
Global oil operators can save at least 30% by using blockchain in their infrastructure, according to data by blockchain startup Data Gumbo.
What the CFTC investigating BitMEX could mean for bitcoin and crypto market
The Commodities and Futures Trading Commission has started an investigation into BitMEX, the largest margin trading platform in the crypto market, according to a Bloomberg report.
What It's Like to Review Bitcoin's Code
On June 19, Chaincode developer John Newbery gathered a group of developers to examine a proposed change to bitcoin's code.
Binance Jersey Lists Exchange's New UK Pound-Backed Stablecoin
The Jersey arm of Binance has listed the cryptocurrency exchange's own British pound-backed stablecoin.
UK Thieves Burgle Bitcoin Center, Find Zilch
In a daring, if baffling, evening raid thieves allegedly broke into the so-called Bitcoin Embassy on Formans Road in the U.K. city of Birmingham.
Someone Is Trying to Trademark 'Samsung Coin.' It's Not Samsung
Someone in South Korea appears to be trying to take advantage of Samsung's blockchain efforts by nabbing the "Samsung Coin" trademark.
Ex-CEO of Crypto Exchange WEX Arrested In Italy
Dmitri Vasilev, the former CEO the now defunct crypto exchange WEX, was arrested Friday in Italy, the BBC's Russian Service reported.
Bundesbank Head Says Don't Suppress 'Innovative Concepts' Like Libra
The head of Germany's central bank Jens Weidmann spoke in favor of Facebook's Libra during a recent G7 event.
Bitcoin an 'Unstoppable Force,' US Congressman Tells Crypto Hearing
Bitcoin's plight in Congress has seen attention focus mainly on naysayers, but this week's hearing also saw United States politicians accept it was always beyond their control.
Circle CEO Accepts Justin Sun's Invitation to Warren Buffett Lunch
On July 19, Allaire accepted Sun's invitation on Twitter to join the much-anticipated $4.6 million lunch with the well-known Bitcoin skeptic to discuss issues in crypto industry.
Crypto Wallet's Browser Offers Thousands of DApps in One Place
A mobile crypto wallet has announced that users can now effortlessly access thousands of decentralized applications directly through its platform.
BlackRock CEO: We Don't Need Libra, We Need Technology
CEO of the world's largest exchange-traded fund provider BlackRock claimed that he does not consider Facebook's Libra a cryptocurrency.
Steve Wozniak Has Joined an Energy-Focused Blockchain Startup in Malta
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has joined a blockchain enterprise targeting more efficient use of energy in Malta.
Crypto Exchange BitMEX Under Investigation By CFTC: Bloomberg
Updated: Added further details from Bloomberg's full report.
US Treasury Secretary Mnunchin Says G7 in Agreement on Libra, Cryptocurrencies
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said his executive agency was in line with other financial ministries of the Group of Seven regarding Facebook's leap into cryptocurrencies.
New Jersey Takes Online Market to Court Over 2018 Crypto Token Sale
The U.S. state of New Jersey is taking legal action over alleged securities violations by token-powered online rental marketplace Pocketinns.
Short of Target: Bitcoin's $1K Rally Still Leaves Bear Bias Intact
View Bitcoin's short-term outlook will remain bearish as long as prices remain below $11,080 resistance.
China Ruling Bitcoin is Property Again Is 'Major Milestone,' Says Investor
Bitcoin has gained legal recognition by a second Chinese court in a further boost for the cryptocurrency in one of its harshest environments.
Binance Jersey Lists Exchange's Own GBP-Backed Stablecoin
Fiat-crypto exchange Binance Jersey has listed a proprietary GBP-backed stablecoin, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 19.'Overwhelming demand' for stablecoin diversification.
Mexican Crypto Exchange Bitso Seals DLT License from Gibraltar Regulator
Mexican cryptocurrency exchange Bitso will from now on be regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission, a July 19 announcement revealed.
Breaking: US Regulator Investigating Crypto Exchange BitMEX
United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission is reportedly investigating derivatives giant BitMEX.CFTC wants to know if Americans using BitMEX. According to sources citing people familiar with the matter speaking to Bloomberg on July 19, the CFTC suspects that BitMEX, which is registered in the Seychelles, allowed U.S. residents to use its platform to trade.
Coinbase Drops Its Crypto Bundle Product Without Any Explanation
Major United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase has discontinued its Coinbase Bundle crypto investment offering, the platform's updated FAQ site reveals.
Bitcoin Price: $10,800 Now Crucial as Multiple Death Crosses Appear
Bitcoin was coming down from a fresh uptick on July 19 amid rumors United States authorities were preparing to investigate derivatives giant BitMEX.Market visualization.
What trading traditional future markets in crypto means
Everyday retail traders get an extremely raw deal they want to try their hand trading these markets.
Total amount of wrapped Bitcoin in the Kyber Network triples after being added to Compound
The total amount of Wrapped Bitcoin locked in the Kyber Network had almost tripled in a single day, DeFi Pulse reported.