The Latest News about Cryptocurrency
Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.
From Meatspace to Cyberspace: Top Execs Moving From Traditional to Crypto Jobs in 2019
Despite the bearish market conditions of early 2019, many saw fit to join the blockchain movement and leave their familiar jobs behind.
Asset Manager WisdomTree Hopes to Launch a Stablecoin in the US
Asset manager WisdomTree intends to launch a regulated stablecoin in the United States, financial news outlet FNLondon reported on Jan. 13.Per the report, WisdomTree is looking to deploy a digital currency backed to a basket of assets such as gold, fiat currencies or government debt.
Booking.com-Partnered Travala Now Accepts Tether's Controversial USDT
Crypto-friendly hotel booking giant Travala now accepts payment from a controversial cryptocurrency leader.
Crypto newsmakers and journalists need to get on the same page in 2020
Talented and knowledgeable as they may be, this task is impossible without the help of journalists.
The Bitcoin Lightning Network is growing, but with some scalability and security flaws
Bitcoin's Lightning Network is expanding at an exponential rate despite a number of scalability and security flaws in its protocol.
CME Takes Its Bitcoin Options Live, Competing With ICE's Bakkt
Chicago exchange CME Group has announced its highly anticipated bitcoin options are now open for trading.
Mobile Phone Retailer Joins China's Blockchain Land Grab With US Startup Investment
Dixintong Technology Group, whose parent company, D.Phone, is one of the largest smartphone retailers in China, has entered the blockchain space by acquiring a minority stake in a U.S. startup called Monsoon Blockchain.
This Blue-Chip Crypto Insurance Consortium Lacks One Thing
In a rare interview, London-based insurance firm Arch says a sizable but containable loss would demonstrate how well its $150 million crypto storage policy would react.
Why Compliance Is the Biggest Team at Bitcoin ATM Startup Coinsource
Coinsource, a well-known bitcoin ATM company, purchased a booth at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Overstock CEO: Crypto Investments Are Ready for Prime Time
Overstock CEO and Medici Ventures President Jonathan Johnson has been betting on crypto companies for most of the last decade.
Experts Share: Which Altcoins Should Be Watched Closely in 2020
Paolo Ardoino, Chief technology officer of Bitfinex.
US Treasury to Complete PoC of Blockchain-Based Grants Payment System
The United States Treasury Department has almost completed tests of a blockchain-based grants payment capability as part of the exploration of how the tech can improve such operations.
Price Analysis Jan 13: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XMR, TRX
We shall recommend trailing the stops higher after the price sustains above $8,452.
SEC Requests Telegram Banking Data as New Evidence Emerges
The timing of the request, filed on Jan. 10, coincides with new evidence of alleged underwriters requesting commission fees for the sale of Telegram tokens.
CME's Options on Bitcoin Futures Pass Regulatory Approval and Go Live
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange has received necessary regulatory approval and has launched its new Bitcoin futures options as of today, Jan. 13.
Bitcoin Holding $8K as Support but What Will it Take to Break $10K?
Bitcoin price closed the week at $8,180 representing an 11% gain for the week after struggling to break the resistance at $7,600 for most of November and December.
Power Ledger Integrates Blockchain-Based Energy Auditing in Solar Power Asset
Australia-based blockchain energy firm Power Ledger has purchased a 250 kilowatt photovoltaic system that will utilize a blockchain-based data management and settlement system.
The top 6 reasons to start tracking your crypto
Adam is the Co-Founder of Blox.There is an abundance of new and existing crypto tokens, coins crypto wallets, service providers and decentralized financial instruments powered by blockchain.
Dish Network Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Anti-Piracy System
One of the largest U.S. television providers has published a patent application for a new "Anti-piracy management system" that uses blockchain to enable owners to track how their content is being used.
Coinbase Hands Nearly $1M to Cryptsy Victims After Settling Class Action Lawsuit
Coinbase has settled a class action lawsuit brought by users of the former Cryptsy cryptocurrency exchange.
Huobi Exchange Partners With UAE Real Estate Firm to Enable Crypto Payments
Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has partnered with a real estate firm in the United Arab Emirates to allow real estate investors to pay in cryptocurrencies.
Ethereum Classic Cooperative Warns Public Against Apparent Hard Fork Scam
An Ethereum Classic development organization is warning the public against a possible scam that is attempting to exploit users the day after the altcoin completed its hard fork.
Digital Currency Manual for Chinese Officials in High Demand, Enters Second Printing
A 200-page manual titled "Digital Currency: A Reader for Cadres" entered its second printing in January.
Bitcoin Options Launch Imminent as CME Open Interest Hits 7-Month High
Bitcoin futures traders generated at least $20 billion in daily volume last week as two new options products prepared to hit the market.
Analytics Firm Training Students to Detect Cryptocurrency Scams
A free training program for studentsAccording to Jefferies, CipherTrace will train and certify students to use its financial investigation software.
BitPay Integration Lets Users Buy Gold With Cryptocurrency
OneGold, an online marketplace for buying, selling and redeeming precious metals, announced a partnership with BitPay on Jan. 13 that will allow crypto users to purchase gold and other valuable metals on Android and iOS devices.
Venezuelans are paying a $1,700+ premium on LocalBitcoins and volumes are the fastest-growing in the world
Volumes have skyrocketed on LocalBitcoins Venezuela after posting a staggering 2,492 percent increase over the last twelve months, making the stricken South American economy the world's fastest-growing-but likely the most expensive-market for LocalBitcoins.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP sit at a make-or-break point
The rally took Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP to a pivotal point in their trend.
Japan's Financial Watchdog to Set Low Leverage Cap for Crypto Margin Traders: Report
Japan's top financial regulator plans to reduce the risk to cryptocurrency margin traders by cutting the permitted leverage to two times the deposit.
Asian Conglomerates Lead $31M Round for Blockchain Remittance Firm Lightnet
Lightnet, the company behind the Velo Protocol, recently raised $31.2 million in a Series A round.