The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Crypto.com Reveals Its 2020 Plan for World Domination
Crypto.com co-founder and CEO Kris Marszalek unveiled his company's 2020 expansion plan in a talk today at BlockShow Asia 2019 in Singapore.
EU Must Coordinate Crypto Regulation to Become Global Leader: AFME
Europe has the potential to become a global leader in crypto-assets if it succeeds to create a common approach to regulating the sector.
Bitcoin Fixes This: PayPal Cuts Payouts to Over 100,000 Pornhub Models
Bitcoin is being championed as the solution to a new payment crisis affecting the adult entertainment website Pornhub.
"Don't Leave Your Coins In Exchanges," Says Crypto Entrepreneur Who Lost All His Assets
Speaking today at BlockShow Asia 2019, Genesis Block HK co-founder Clement Ip shared a negative personal experience during a panel on how Asian trading firms make profits.
Jim Dolbear: Useful Coins "Have To Be Quantum-Secure, That's It"
Elixxir President Jim Dolbear thinks the question of when quantum computing will become real is a bad one.
An 'Epstein Didn't Kill Himself' Crypto
American entrepreneur and vocal crypto advocate John McAfee has launched a polemical meme cryptocurrency dubbed "WHACKD.".
Expert: Bitcoin May 'Crash to Zero' Because of Institutional Adoption
Bitcoin price could "Crash to zero" in the event of mass adoption by institutions, an industry expert has warned.
Why Do Governments And Corporations Need Blockchain?
Experts at BlockShow Asia 2019 agree: Bitcoin is just cryptocurrency while blockchain is a new connectivity framework.
99% of Token Price Is Pure Speculation, Says This Blockchain CEO
Speaking at a panel today at BlockShow Asia 2019, VeChain founder Sunny Lu suggested that token value is mostly arbitrary.
Softbank-Backed Blockchain Firm OneConnect Eyes $100M Nasdaq IPO
Softbank-backed Chinese fintech OneConnect has filed for an Initial Public Offering with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Bitcoin Price Tests $8,500 Support as Trader Warns of Further New Lows
Bitcoin fell below $8,600 on Nov. 14 as its slow grind downwards continues to see new lows haunt markets.
Binance's CZ Speaks Publicly About China's Digital Currency
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, better known as CZ, predicted that the digital Renminbi token would be based on blockchain.
Patrick Ngan Teases Asia's First Unified Crypto-Fiat Payment System
Speaking on stage at BlockShow 2019 in Singapore today, Alchemy Global Payment Solutions co-founder Patrick Ngan discussed some details of how his company is making it easier to pay for everyday goods and services with cryptocurrency.
Julian Gordon's WeChat "Hasn't Stopped Buzzing" Since Xi Jinpin Went Pro-Blockchain
"Xi Jinpin made that announcement 10 days ago. The reason I know that is because my phone is sitting on my desk - my WeChat started buzzing and hasn't stopped since."
"Run Green Finance on Blockchain," Encourages Chief FinTech Officer of Singapore's Monetary Authority
Chief FinTech Officer at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, spoke at BlockShow Asia 2019 about the importance of blockchain for the economy, highlighting its indispensability for the development of green finance.
Elixxir Announces Its New Privacy-Minded Token, the XX Coin
In a fireside chat with Cointelegraph Executive Editor Jay Cassano at BlockShow Asia 2019, Elixxir President Jim Dolbear announced the launch of xx coin, a digital currency that will support decentralized messaging, payments, and dApps on the associated xx network.
Crypto.com Launches New Exchange Eyeing Top-10 Spot Within 5 Years
Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform, Crypto.com, announced the launch of its cryptocurrency exchange on Nov. 14.The Crypto.com Exchange is intended to drive the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies by enabling over one million users the ability to trade digital assets through the Crypto.com web interface, trading API, or through its app.
Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Sets $100 Million Target for US IPO
Canaan, the world's second largest bitcoin miner maker, intends to raise about $100 million in its initial public offering in the U.S. The Hangzhou, China-based manufacturer of the Avalon bitcoin miners updates its IPO application with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Nov. 13.
Fintech Arm of Chinese Insurance Giant Files for US IPO After Blockchain Push
OneConnect Financial Technology, the fintech arm of China's largest insurance company, filed a prospectus on Wednesday for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
BaFin Orders Gold-Backed Token Issuer to Cease-and-Desist Order
The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority has issued a cease and desist order to Karatbit Foundation to immediately stop unauthorized business in Germany.
Cointelegraph Moderates First Crypto Media Gathering at BlockShow Asia 2019
The pace of the crypto market's expansion would have been much slower without the contribution of dedicated media outlets.
Canaan Creative Sets Terms, Plans to Rake in $100 Million in Upcoming US IPO
Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant Canaan Creative has announced terms for its United States initial public offering planned for later this month.
Travel Company Allows Customers to Book Flights With Bitcoin
Alternative Airlines, a travel company based in the United Kingdom, has partnered with cryptocurrency service Utrust to facilitate payments with crypto.
NEO Founder Explains Why the Internet Is Imperfect
"The internet is a great invention. It looks almost perfect. But is it really?".
TRON's new wave of developments could soon pay off
The TRON Foundation is making significant strides to push the adoption of its native cryptocurrency, TRX. In the last few weeks, the non-profit organization was able to secure different partnerships that increase the utility of its token and make it available to a wider market.
Why is Bakkt planning to list cash-backed Bitcoin futures?
Bakkt has announced it will be listing cash-settled BTC futures, a pivot in the strategy that may seem at odds with the company's founding vision.
Uncork Capital, Coinbase VC Arm, Others Invest $4 M in Crypto Analytics Firm Messari
Uncork Capital has led a $4 million funding round that also saw funding from Coinbase Ventures for blockchain analytics firm Messari.
Bitstamp Crypto Exchange Expands Into Asia-Pacific Region With New Hire
Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Andrew Leelarthaepin to lead its business development efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.
Bitcoin Price Bounces Off Key Moving Average as Bulls Avoid Death Cross
Bitcoin's price has been choppy since its October spike to $10,350, giving no clear indications of where its trend will head next.
Data Provider Messari Closes $4 Million Funding Round
Data provider Messari has closed a $4 million funding round led by Uncork Capital with new participation from Coinbase Ventures and former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan, according to a statement from the New York-based firm.
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