The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Lawyers for Israeli Crypto Entrepreneur Say White Paper Confers No Legal Responsibility
Moshe Hogeg, the Israeli entrepreneur behind blockchain firm Stox, has denied misappropriating investors' funds in a response to the lawsuit filed against him.
SEC 'Crypto Mom': Delay in Crypto Regulation May Allow More Freedom for Technology
A commissioner of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday, Feb. 8, that the delay in establishing crypto regulation may allow more freedom for the industry to move on its own.
"The NEM Foundation You Knew Before Is Gone," What Is Next
As part of the closing statements in an open announcement to the NEM community, the NEM Secretarial Office, which represents the voice of the NEM Foundation's executive committee and council, said in "One final message for all" that the NEM Foundation community members knew before "Is gone."
What to Know Tron's BitTorrent Token Airdrop This Week
The first thing to know about the BitTorrent Token airdrop is that it's not just a one-off event.
What We're Missing About Institutional Investment in Crypto Winter
The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views on crypto infrastructure delivered every Tuesday.
Intercontinental Exchange CEO: Bakkt Will Launch Later This Year
The CEO of the Intercontinental Exchange expects the firm's digital asset platform Bakkt to launch later in 2019.
Cryptos See Mild Movements After Market Surge, Bitcoin Holds Above $3,600
Saturday, Feb. 9 - as Coin360 data shows, major cryptocurrencies are facing a mix of mild gains and losses, following a major market surge since yesterday.
NYSE Operator's Crypto Platform Bakkt Finalizes Its First Acquisition
Bakkt, the much-anticipated digital assets platform operated by the Intercontinental Exchange, has closed its first acquisition, a tweet from the company revealed Feb. 8.
Forbes "Fintech 50" List, Reviewed: New Players, Veterans and Startups Which Didn't Make the Cut
Notably, there are just six crypto and blockchain companies featured this year, while the 2018 list contained 11 players from the field.
CEO of Dash: Cryptocurrency More Than a Bolivar Hedge, It's a Way to Survive in Venezuela [Interview]
Dash CEO, Ryan Taylor, says a few factors saw them enter the Venezuelan market three years ago, but the political situation has made their cryptocurrency a critical survival tool for many in the beleaguered country.
Argentina's State Public Transport Card SUBE Accepts Bitcoin
Argentinian state public transport card SUBE can now be topped up using Bitcoin, Cointelegraph in Spanish reported Friday, Feb. 8.
High School Team Places Third in Barclays Blockchain Challenge Event
If understanding how distributed ledger tech works inside banks is complex, finding ways to make different varieties of enterprise blockchains talk to each other is a doozy of a challenge.
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Bitfinex Resumes Trading After Unexpected 2-Hour Outage as Crypto Markets Surge
Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex notified users in a tweet Saturday, Feb. 9, that it had temporarily gone offline for all users, as crypto markets saw major gains.
The Security Token Market Needs Better Lingo
In April of that year, Blockchain Capital raised $10m for its third fund, a "Tokenized VC fund." Unlike most ICOs that purposely avoided regulatory compliance, this was a compliant U.S. security, issued as a token.
Analysis Suggests that 85 Percent of Monero Network is Dominated by ASICs
Within the last 40 days, analysis suggests that Monero is once again dominated by ASIC mining, with 85 percent of the network hash rate coming from this specialized computer hardware.
Bitcoin Breaks $3,600 Price Point, Some Top Cryptos See Double-Digit Gains
Friday, Feb. 8 - Bitcoin has broken the $3,600 price point, with all of the top 20 digital currencies making significant gains on the day, according to data from Coin360.
Medical R&D Alliance Expands Blockchain Project to Include Data Sharing
The Pistoia Alliance has expanded its blockchain project to include data sharing, data identity, and data integrity, according to a press release published on Feb 8.The Pistoia Alliance is a not-for-profit organization established in 2007, with representatives from well-known pharmaceutical industry companies which include Pfizer, Novartiz, and GSK. The Pistoia Alliance was formed to help integrate new technology to assist in the companies' respective research and development fields.
Canadian Securities Regulator 'Looking Into' QuadrigaCX Cryptocurrency Exchange
The Ontario Securities Commission has initiated a probe into Canada's major cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX, Reuters reported on Feb. 8.
Seoul City Gov't Appoints Members to Blockchain Governance Team
The Seoul Metropolitan Government, South Korea, has issued letters of appointment to its Blockchain Governance Team set to integrate blockchain technology with the city's administration services.
Analyzing Vitalik Buterin's Statement About Cryptos that are "Centralized Piles of Trash"
Co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, spoke at the Blockchain Connect Conference in January about Casper CBC and Ethereum 2.0, but also criticized blockchains that boast their speed, calling them "Centralized piles of trash."
Crypto Tax Bill Clears First Hurdle in New Hampshire Legislature
A proposed law in New Hampshire that would allow residents to pay their taxes with cryptocurrency is seeing some early traction.
Analysis: Hackers Liquidated $3.2 Million in Tokens From Cryptopia Hack
3.2 million in tokens stolen from New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have been liquidated on major cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a tweet from blockchain analytics firm Elementus on Feb. 4.The hack, which is seemingly the first major security breach of 2019, was announced by the platform on Jan. 15.
Mauritius Regulators to Approve Digital Asset Custodian Licensing Framework
The Mauritanian Financial Services Commission is establishing a regulatory framework for digital asset custodian services, according to an official announcement published on Feb. 8.
Litecoin Foundation and Beam Partner to Explore New Protocol, LTC Price Soars 30%
The Litecoin Foundation has partnered with software development firm Beam to explore the implementation of a new protocol that would improve privacy and scalability.
Funds Were Moving From QuadrigaCX Right Before Its Collapse
Nearly $1 million worth of ether left QuadrigaCX and went to other cryptocurrency exchanges in December, the same month its CEO died, a CoinDesk review of public blockchain data shows.
Maltese Financial Regulator Issues Cybersecurity Consultation for Blockchain Industry
The Malta Financial Services Authority has issued a consultation on cybersecurity, associated with new technologies such as blockchain, the agency tweeted on Feb. 8.
Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Tron, Stellar, Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV: Price Analysis, Feb. 8
91.We will wait for the BTC/USD pair to sustain above the downtrend line before suggesting any trade in it.
Bitcoin Pops Above $3,700 As Crypto Market Flashes Green
The cryptocurrency market is making an emphatic return today after days of.
TCR Party: The #CryptoTwitter Popularity Contest Everyone's Talking About
An experiment is playing out on Twitter that seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of token-curated registries through a Crypto Twitter popularity contest.