The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Sequoia Sues Crypto Exchange Binance After Investment Deal Collapses
The founder of one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges is being sued by a big-name venture capital firm for allegedly breaching an exclusivity agreement.
#MeToo Movement Turns to Ethereum to Evade Censorship
Inspired by the "#metoo" movement, students in China are coding messages onto the temper-proof ethereum blockchain to escape Chinese internet censorship.
Bitcoin Miners Arrested in 2 Chinese Cities for Alleged Power Theft
Allegations of electricity theft have led to the arrest of bitcoin miners in two Chinese cities, according to reports.
China's Official Gov't Auditor Considers Blockchain To Streamline Data Infrastructure
The National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China is considering a Blockchain solution to address the problem of what it describes as the "Endless cycle of data storage and management" for its current infrastructure, according to an announcement published on its website Apr 24.
Venture Capital Firm Sequoia Sues Binance Founder Over Funding Deal
Venture capital firm Sequoia is suing Zhao Changpeng, the CEO and founder of Binance, currently the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, for allegedly breaching an exclusivity agreement during negotiations for an investment deal which broke down last year, Bloomberg reported April 25.
"I'd Put New Money Into Bitcoin, Not Bitcoin Cash", Says Tom Lee
Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee told mainstream media he would favor buying Bitcoin over Bitcoin Cash April 24 as markets cement a second week of straight gains.
Nano News Roundup: Version 12 Release Boosts Market Confidence, Up 24% Over Past Week
Nano blockchain's latest version 12 update looks set to quell investor concerns after a rocky development cycle and intermittent disruption across supporting exchanges.
Exploring the Top 5 Technological Advantages of IOTA Over Blockchain
IOTA'ss key market driver is its native technological offering called Tangle, which unlike the blockchain, maps transactions onto an entire network as opposed to a single data-chain.
MarketWatch Is Tracking Eight More Cryptocurrencies
MarketWatch, the news publishing unit of Dow Jones Media Group, announced Wednesday that it will begin tracking the market moves of eight additional cryptocurrencies.
Salesforce Among 12 New Members to Join Blockchain Research Institute
Cloud computing company Salesforce is among twelve new members to the Blockchain Research Institute, the multi-million dollar global blockchain think tank announced on Tuesday.
MyEtherWallet Compromised as Hackers Make Their Way with over $150K Worth of Digital Currency
Popular web-wallet hosting service MyEtherWallet announced via a tweet this morning that a couple of its DNS registration servers had been hijacked by third-party actors.
China's Official Government Auditor Is Looking at Blockchain Solutions
China's government auditor thinks blockchain can "Open up a window" to more streamlined data storage.
Ethereum's Top Developers Think A Blockchain Split Might Be Inevitable
At least, that was the mood at a meeting of top ethereum developers late last week where a discussion on a controversial code proposal called EIP 999 led some to speculate the scenario is now a possibility.
Hybrid Crypto, Real Estate Fund Granted Gov't Permission In Germany
Munich-based BITREAL Capital GmbH has been granted marketing authorization and registration by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority for a cryptocurrency and real estate hybrid fund, Finance Magnates reported April 24.According to the company's LinkedIn profile, BITREAL Capital GmbH was founded in 2017 and is a "Fund initiator and innovator" in the area of special alternative investment funds.
Weekly Price Overview: Cardano, April 24
After such a sharp decline, a 'V' shaped recovery is unlikely because traders who had purchased at higher levels and were watching their portfolio sink to a huge loss would bail out once their buy levels are reached.
Binance Labs Leads $30 Mln Fundraising Round For New Privacy-Centered Cryptocurrency
MobileCoin, a new privacy-centered cryptocurrency, announced that Binance Labs will lead a $30 mln round of fundraising for the project, according to a Medium post April 24.The blog post stated that the Blockchain technology incubator associated with the Binance cryptocurrency exchange is leading a $30 mln round of investment denominated in Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Investigations by the SEC Signal Crypto and ICO Regulations Tightening
The crux of the matter lies on whether tokens issued through the blockchain are securities or "Utility tokens." New regulatory actions from the Securities and Exchange Commission clarify the agency's stance.
Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin: Proof of Stake Within Year, Infinite Scalability on Horizon
In the face of uncertainty, Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin reassures the community that proof of stake is near, and that infinite scalability is on the horizon.
Arizona's Crypto Tax Payments Bill Clears Hurdle
A key committee in Arizona's House of Representatives has given its blessing to a bill that would clear the way for the state to accept cryptocurrencies as payment for taxes.
TD Ameritrade Put An Actual Ad on the Bitcoin Blockchain
TD Ameritrade planted an ASCII flag - that is to say, imprinted an advertisement - on bitcoin's blockchain earlier this month.
Banks And Cryptocurrencies Global Evaluation: Europe
Various European representatives pushed for coordinated legislation to restrict cryptocurrencies during the G20 summit with no success.
Bill Allowing Residents To Pay Taxes In Crypto Passes Arizona House Committee
The Rules Committee of the Arizona House of Representatives has passed SB 1091, a bill that would allow state residents to pay their taxes with cryptocurrencies, public records indicate April 23.Arizona law requires bills to pass three readings.
Redefining The Rules of Cryptocurrency Trading: Changelly Partners With Binance
It comes down to selecting an exchange that offers functionality is either unique or at least considered a niche - such as that Changelly aims to provide, while also ensuring execution quality, robustness and speed.
Capital Group Prohibits Associates, Family Members From Investing In ICOs
"All associates and immediate family members residing in the same household may not participate in IPOs or ICOs.".
Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' Suspect Has Been Arrested
Iceland's now-infamous bitcoin miner thief has reportedly been arrested.
$150K Stolen From MyEtherWallet Users in DNS Server Hijacking
Users of MyEtherWallet, a web app for storing and sending ether and ethereum-based tokens, experienced an attack Tuesday that saw users of the service lose around $152,000 worth of ether.
Mutual Fund Giant Bars Employees from Investing in ICOs
Capital Group, an 87-year-old financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets under management, has barred its associates from investing in initial coin offerings.
Snoop Dogg to Perform at Ripple's Blockchain Week NYC Party
Distributed ledger startup Ripple is hosting a VIP gathering featuring Snoop Dogg - and will be giving away 10 tickets to the event on Twitter.
MyEtherWallet Warns That A "Couple" Of Its DNS Servers Have Been Hacked
Update: Data from EtherScan shows that over $150k worth of ETH has been stolen in the DNS hack.
United in Diversity: A Blueprint for the Pan-European Distributed Ledger
Recent legislative developments in Europe showcase policymakers' diverging approaches to cryptocurrencies and a wider array of non-monetary Blockchain applications.