The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Mutual Funds Network Calastone's 'Real-Time' Blockchain Platform Is Live
Calastone, a transactions network for the mutual funds industry, has moved to its own blockchain-based settlement system, the firm announced Monday.
ABN AMRO Eyes Launch of Blockchain Inventory Platform, Dropping Wallet Plan
As ABN AMRO drops its exploration of a cryptocurrency wallet product, the Dutch bank says it's seeking to launch a blockchain platform for trade inventory.
Bitcoin Falls Below the $7,900 Mark as US Stock Market Sees a Minor Downturn
Monday, May 20 - most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin has fallen below the $7.900 mark again.
Bloomberg: Blockchain-Powered IPO Platform to List First Company in June
SprinkleXchange, a blockchain-powered initial public offering platform, is preparing to list its first company in June, Bloomberg reported on May 17.
FedEx Blockchain Strategist Sees Teamwork as Key to Developing Blockchain Business Models
A senior executive from American delivery services company FedEx is unconvinced about the benefits of blockchain technology in its present form, Memphis-based local news outlet Commercial Appeal reported on May 20.
Ripple CEO: Even the Banking Goliaths Will Have to Embrace Crypto, Blockchain Innovation
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has argued that the biggest banks have a strong reason to embrace crypto and blockchain innovation, despite the apparent threat it poses to their current oligopoly.
Cash, Coins and Casinos: Japan Struggles to Regulate Online Gambling
Despite Japan's reputation for being one of the most welcoming nations for fintech, online crypto gambling has struggled to take off in light of the country's strict regulation.
Seoul to Implement Blockchain in Citizen Cards, the Mayor Reveals
The South Korean city of Seoul will implement blockchain technology in its citizen cards, Korean publication Queen.
Cryptocurrencies Pose No Threat to Financial Stability: EU Central Bank
The European Central Bank has said that cryptocurrencies are currently not a threat to financial stability in the euro zone.
Ethereum-Based Stock Exchange Plans First Company Listing in June
SprinkleXchange, a stock exchange built on ethereum, is reportedly listing its first company next month.
First Since 2017: Bitcoin Price Logs Double-Digit Gains for Third Week
View Bitcoin has recorded double-digit gains for three consecutive weeks, a feat last seen during the height of the bull market in 2017.
Bitcoin Has Soared Above Intrinsic Value During Latest Rally, JPM Strategists Claim
Strategists from United States banking giant JPMorgan Chase have argued that bitcoin's recent rally has ostensibly soared past what they calculate to be its intrinsic value.
Insured Cryptocurrency Custody Services and Their Potential Impact: The Key to Institutional Investment Growth?
Leading United States crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase launched its custody services for institutional investors in July 2018.
Tom Lee Cites 13 Confirmations That the Crypto Winter Is Over
Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee has claimed that the crypto winter is over in a tweet on May 19.
Centralized Crypto Exchanges Saw Major Monthly Volume Uptick in April, Report Shows
Centralized cryptocurrency exchanges saw a major uptick in traded volume this April, the new April 2019 Exchange Review from crypto data provider Cryptocompare has revealed on May 20.
Dutch Bank ABN AMRO Abandons Wallie Custodial Bitcoin Wallet Citing Risk Concerns
Dutch bank ABN AMRO abandoned its plans to launch a custodial bitcoin wallet dubbed "Wallie" because of risk concerns, according to a report published on May 20 by tech news outlet The Next Web.
Why BitMEX CEO believes the bitcoin bull market is just starting
Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, the most widely utilized margin trading platform for crypto assets such as bitcoin and Ethereum, has said that the bitcoin bull market is real.
Kik CEO Says Firm Spent $5+ Million on Negotiations With US SEC: Report
Ted Livingston, the CEO of Canadian-based messaging startup Kik, told cryptocurrency news outlet Coindesk that the company spent over $5 million on ongoing negotiations with the United States Securities Exchange Commission.
MakerDAO Token Holders Vote on Whether to Lower DAI Stability Fee by 2%
A vote about whether to decrease the so-called stability fee for MakerDAO's ethereum blockchain-based decentralized stablecoin DAI has started.
Hodler's Digest, May 13-19: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week
Top Stories This WeekComing every Sunday, the Hodler's Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week.
'Tackling Real World Issues': Hackers at ETH New York Build Apps Geared Towards Social Change
If building decentralized financial applications was the motto topic of Ethereal, the ethereum hackathon ETH New York was all about discussing the social impact of such applications.
Inflation Bug Still a Danger to More Than Half of All Bitcoin Full Nodes
Figures published by bitcoin core developer Luke Dashjr show that more than half of the full nodes in the bitcoin network are still running client software vulnerable to the inflation bug discovered in September 2018.This revelation poses some danger to the network, as software vulnerabilities are a clear and present danger to the fidelity of bitcoin.
Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data
This time, Microsoft presented a vast blockchain-related plan: a decentralized identity network built atop of the bitcoin network, which can potentially empower users all over the internet to take control over their personal data and content.
Bitcoin Approaches $8,000 Again as Top Cryptos See Strong Gains
Sunday, May 19 - most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are rebounding to report moderate to notable gains on the day by press time.
Bitcoin Pizza Guy featured on Anderson Cooper's 60 Minutes
The beloved "Bitcoin Pizza Guy," Laszlo Hanyecz, will be featured in the next airing of 60 Minutes where he will explain how he spent almost $800 million on pizza.
As bitcoin smashes past $8,000 retail interest begins surging, new momentum?
As bitcoin initiated a powerful recovery to $8,000 over the weekend, the interest towards the dominant crypto asset on Google Trends spiked to April 2018 levels, demonstrating a noticeable increase in demand from retail or individual investors.
Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Tangled History of Two Tech Buzzwords
Interestingly, the word "Blockchain" doesn't actually appear in the original bitcoin white paper, released back in 2008.
Top 5 Crypto Performers: XEM, XLM, XTZ, BNB, IOTA
After the strong recovery of the past few weeks, this week saw some profit booking at the highs.
Analysis of active addresses: Bitcoin, XRP, Dash, and Dogecoin see major growth
A recent comparison from Coinmetrics showed that Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Dash, and Ripple have seen a significant increase in the number of active addresses.
Circle Releases Another Attestation Report on Stablecoin USDC's USD Reserves
Goldman Sachs-backed crypto finance startup Circle has published the latest third-party audit of its USD-pegged stablecoin, USD Coin.