The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Fujitsu Executive Rolf Werner Joins IOTA Foundation
In what can only be considered to be an excellent business decision, the IOTA Foundation has just brought on-board Fujitsu's Dr. Rolf Werner who currently oversees the company's activities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
Alibaba's Taobao Bars Crypto and ICOs in Policy Update
Taobao, the internet shopping site owned by e-commerce giant Alibaba, has updated its list of prohibited goods and services to include cryptocurrency-related products.
Filecoin Creators Launch $5 Million Crypto Grant Program
Blockchain developer Protocol Labs has launched a multi-million dollar research grant program.
Bank of England Eyes Private Blockchain Oversight
The Bank of England, the U.K.'s central banking authority, is developing a proof-of-concept examining how to maintain privacy over a distributed ledger-based network while still allowing a regulatory overview of the data.
Trapped Below $7K: Is Bitcoin Prepping for a Big Breakout?
Bitcoin has spent a better part of the last 24 hours trading a tight range around $6,800.
22 Countries Sign Declaration For European Blockchain Partnership
The European Commission's Digital Day 2018 has led to the signing of a Declaration to create a European Blockchain Partnership made of up 22 countries, according to an April 10 European Commission press release.
Australia: Regulator Says Cryptocurrency Exchange License Will 'Strengthen Confidence'
Australia has already licensed three cryptocurrency exchanges since new regulations came into effect April 3, but the remainder must begin compliance by May 14.
Are ICOs Rewriting Traditional Marketing Rules?
Digital marketing has evolved tremendously over the past few years.
Bitcoin Dust: What It Is and Why You Should Get Rid of It
Bitcoin isn't without its irritating kinks, and tiny bitcoin pieces called "Dust" are among the lesser-known.
Ledger Wallet Users Reportedly Unable To Access Bitcoin Cash Funds
According to comments from users on the /r/ledgerwallet subreddit, Ledger Wallet has been experiencing performance issues with Bitcoin Cash over the past two days.
Introduction to Steem: A Blockchain Designed to Tokenize the Content Web
Steem is the lifeblood of Steemit, the contagiously popular media platform that rewards its users for posting content.
Using Blockchain to Bring Transparency to the Modern Electoral System
Blockchain Technologies Corp is the brainchild of Nick Spanos, and responsible for several innovative platforms including D.A.V.E Bitcoin ATM, Blockchain Apparatus: Custom Development Blockchain Platform and VoteWatcher.
How Blockchain Is Impacting Social Media
For years, social media giants like Facebook and YouTube were the darlings of the tech scene.
tZERO Unveils New Security Token Trading Software Prototype
tZERO, a subsidiary of Overstock, appears to be ready to contribute to the maturation of the crypto market and has recently released a prototype of its planned security token trading software.
Bittrex Exchange Announces It's Finally Re-Opening New User Signups
Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange, Bittrex, announced via an official press release that they are now accepting new user registrations as well as launching a remodeled version of their existing trading platform.
China's State Electricity Firm Eyes Blockchain for Internet of Energy
China State Grid Corporation, the country's state-owned electricity utility monopoly, is looking to blockchain technology to advance its plans for an "Internet of Energy."
Rangebound: Bitcoin Bulls Need Break Above $7.5K
Despite the retreat, the immediate outlook remains neutral, with bitcoin stuck within a narrowing price range.
China Needs Better Regulation for Blockchain Growth, Experts Say
Blockchain's future growth in China will rely on well-designed regulatory and standardization frameworks in the country, according to industry experts.
What You Don't Know About Crypto Taxes Can Hurt You
Steve Latham is the chairman of Claritas, a new venture that provides consolidated views of crypto holdings, gains and losses.
Golem Arrives: One of Ethereum's Most Ambitious Apps Is Finally Live
That's the promise of Golem, a peer-to-peer market for putting your computer's excess CPU power to use for other people.
Crypto Portfolio Tracker Raises $1.5 Million in Funding
Cryptocurrency investment management startup CoinTracker has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from some heavyweight investors, the firm announced on Tuesday.
'Big Four' Firm Deloitte Appoints New Head of Blockchain Services
"Big 4" consulting firm Deloitte has a new blockchain lead. Following the departure of Eric Piscini from the role, Linda Pawczuk, who formerly ran the company's insurance sector blockchain projects, will be stepping in as the new head of the Deloitte U.S. Financial Services Industry Blockchain group, the company announced Tuesday.
Below $400: 'Death Cross' Hits Ether But Damage May Be Done
Like bitcoin at the close of March, ethereum's ether token has been hit with a "Death cross" indicator today.
Indian Government Think Tank Trials Blockchain to Combat Fake Meds
An Indian government think tank is working on a blockchain solution aimed to combat the country's roaring counterfeit drugs trade.
Blockchain Is 'Going Mainstream' Says European Commission Official
An executive from the institution tasked with overseeing European regulation is offering new praise for blockchain technology.
Europol Nabs 11 in Crypto Drug Money Laundering Case
Europol has shut down a drug trafficking ring that used cryptocurrencies and credit cards to launder more than €8 million through a Finnish crypto exchange.
Crypto Exchange Bittrex Is Taking New Customers Again
Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is now accepting new user registrations.
UK Cyber Security Division Issues Warning on PC 'Cryptojacking'
Cryptojacking - the act of hijacking a user's computer to mine cryptocurrencies - is likely to "Become a regular source of income for website owners," a British government agency warned Tuesday.
Ledger Wallet Users Can't Access Their Bitcoin Cash
Ledger wallet users have been unable to access their bitcoin cash since Monday, and some users believe the hardware manufacturer is dragging its feet.
Bear Market 'Largely Over,' Crypto Fund Manager Claims
Timothy Enneking, managing director of Crypto Asset Managment, LP, said Monday that the winter in cryptocurrency markets is "Largely over."