The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Sign Emerges That Falling Bitcoin Price Just Might Have a Floor
Throughout 2018, the leading cryptocurrency has set lower price highs, indicating the path of least resistance is to the downside.
We're a Crypto Wallet and We Don't Hold Any Personal Data, Here's Why
All of these online movements and all our personal information associated with these movements are completely traceable-collected and stored as data to be monitored and monetized by people we will never meet.
Game On! 'Crypto Arcade Playground' to Help Indie Developers Compete With Giant Studios
For small indie game developers, the advent of Apple's App Store and Google Play has proven to be both a blessing and a curse.
Opera Browser Operator to Explore New Applications of Blockchain
Opera, provider of a popular web browser, is partnering with with blockchain advisory and financial services firm Ledger Capital to further explore blockchain technology.
China's Bitcoin Whale Li Xiaolai Halts Blockchain-Related Investments
China's Bitcoin 'tycoon' and serial investor Li Xiaolai will take a hands-off approach to future blockchain projects, he announced on social media Sunday, September 30.
Spain Remains a Primary Example of Blockchain Optimism on All Levels
With all this in sight, Spain remains a uniquely optimistic example of welcoming declarations toward crypto and adoption cases of blockchain.
A Bitcoin Mining Moratorium Was Just Avoided in Montana
Public officials in Missoula County, located in the U.S. state of Montana, have decided to look into new regulations around cryptocurrency mining rather than seek to ban the activity entirely.
Malta's Prime Minister Tells UN That Crypto Is the 'Inevitable Future of Money'
The Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, has said that cryptocurrencies are the "Inevitable future of money," and that blockchain can galvanize a more transparent and equitable society.
Up 80%: XRP's September Wasn't Just Bullish, It Was Record-Setting
XRP sprang back to life in September despite a relatively bearish broader market.
Meet the Hedge Fund Manager Cracking Down on Crypto Investment Fraud [INTERVIEW]
When Dan Neves started a hedge fund for cryptocurrency investors, he didn't do it with the goal of helping the government crack down on fraud, but that's exactly what he and his team are doing.
Australian Record Scalability Blockchain: How Crypto Is Stepping Into the Land Down Under
On Sept. 26, Australia's National Science Agency, an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research, developed a blockchain network called Red Belly with the University of Sydney.
Blockchains Don't Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better
There's a moment during almost every presentation I give on blockchain technology's potential to address trust barriers in supply chains where an audience member asks, "But are we not still trusting the thing/person inputting the data?".
Stellar-Based Zero-Fee Decentralized Crypto Exchange StellarX Is Now Fully Launched
StellarX, a Stellar-based zero-fee decentralized crypto exchange has left its beta phase and was fully launched Friday, September 28.
Amateur Cryptojackers and Apple Macs Emerge as Two Mining Malware Trends for 2018
Despite reports from some quarters showing that mining malware detections increased in the first two quarters of 2018, other reports suggest that they have in fact decreased.
Crypto Markets See Mix of Red and Green, With Half of Top 100 Coins Slightly Up
Sunday, September 30: crypto markets are seeing a mix of red and green today.
Hodler's Digest, September 23-30: Walmart Embraces Blockchain, Google Does 180 On Crypto-Ad Ban
The U.S. tech giant Google is set to update its ad policy in October, re-allowing registered cryptocurrency exchanges located in the U.S. and Japan to advertise.
Bitcoin Price Makes Second Straight Monthly Loss in September
Bitcoin is reporting losses for a second straight month, but there are hints of a bullish breakout ahead in the fourth quarter.
Why U.S. Congress Won't Pass Crypto Bills Anytime Soon
According to Jake Chervinsky, a government enforcement defense and securities litigation attorney at Kobre & Kim LLP, as of now, the U.S. Congress will not be passing a crypto bill in the foreseeable future.
Japan: Self-Regulatory Group of Crypto Exchanges Set to Tighten Rules on Online Digital Asset Storage
The self-regulatory Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association plans to stricten its customer asset management measures.
Chinese E-Commerce Giant Launches Smart City Institute Exploring Blockchain
Recently founded the Smart City Research Institute at its Nanjing headquarters.
This Meme Marketplace Uses Dummy Tokens to Draw Users in a Bear Market
"And these memes - from a television flashing the word"HODL while a fire rages around it to Vitalik Buterin doctored to look like Jared Leto's The Joker - will eventually be sold within the Meme Factory, an eBay-like marketplace for provably rare digital memes.
India's Central Bank Denies 'Formal Creation' of Blockchain Unit
The RBI has denied the "Formal creation" of a unit to research AI and blockchain technology, according to a report.
China's Crypto Market is Thriving: Ethereum Hotel, Exchanges, and OTC Trading
The government of China and its central bank the People's Bank of China enforced a strict crypto trading ban in September 2017.
Ethereum dApp Flagged by Crypto Wallet MetaMask as 'Active Scam'
Ethereum-based decentralized application 333ETH, one of the protocol's most used dApp, has been labeled as an "Active scam" by cryptocurrency wallet MetaMask, reported Hard Fork on Sept. 28.
Crypto Behind Bars: Arrests Making Headlines Across the Globe
Caught in the headlights: Thai actor "Boom" arrested on set for alleged crypto fraud family affair.
Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov't Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain
Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27.According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based crypto firms is planning to pay Klein/Johnson Group, a bipartisan lobby group, to assist the crypto and blockchain community in conveying to regulators that the industry needs support from the government.
Precious Commodities: CFTC Shows Force Against Crypto Scammers, but Maintains 'Do No Harm' Approach
Namely, the SEC views cryptocurrencies as securities while the CFTC treats them as commodities, and both watchdogs have attempted to secure their viewpoints in court.
Cryptocurrency Markets Mainly See Red, Bitcoin Hovers Below $6,600
Saturday, September 29: crypto markets are mainly seeing red today, with only five out of the 20 top cryptocurrencies by market cap seeing some growth by press time, according to CoinMarketCap.
CFTC Charges Two Defendants for Defrauding Investors and Impersonation of CFTC Officials
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a suit against two defendants for the allegedly fraudulent solicitation of Bitcoin, according to an official press release published on Friday, September 28.The CFTC's complaint - filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas - charges the two defendants with running two fraudulent businesses and misleading the public to invest in leveraged or margined foreign currency contracts, such as forex, binary options, and diamonds.
Russia's 'Disappointing' Cryptocurrency Legislation: Why Experts Consider the Bill a Failure
Russia has been trying to pass cryptocurrency legislation since the beginning of January 2018, with no success as of yet.