The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

UN's Project Services Arm Partners With IOTA to 'Expedite' its Mission With Blockchain
The United Nations signed a "Memorandum of understanding" with blockchain platform IOTA to explore how the technology can increase efficiency, the two parties confirmed May 22.
German Stock Exchange Wants to Launch Bitcoin Products
Deutsche Boerse, owner of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, is considering offering cryptocurrency products, according to a report.
Bloomberg: US DOJ Opens Criminal Investigation Into BTC, ETH Price Manipulation
A criminal probe into Bitcoin price manipulation by crypto traders has been opened by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bloomberg reports today, May 24.
Singapore Warns 8 Exchanges Over Unregistered Securities Trading
Singapore's de facto central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore or MAS, has warned eight digital token exchanges to stay away from trading in digital tokens that constitute securities or futures contracts.
Russian Institutions to Trial Central Bank ICO Platform
Two Russian financial institutions are set to test a regulatory platform that aims to make domestic initial coin offerings more transparent and secure for traditional investors.
Lost In Tokenization: 65% of EOS Users Still Haven't Registered for Token Swap
EOS is set to launch its mainnet on June 2nd, but statistics from EOSAuthority, a block producer candidate in London, reveal that 65% of users have not registered their tokens for the upcoming migration.
US Department of Justice, CFTC Probe Crypto Market Manipulation: Report
The U.S Department of Justice has reportedly launched a criminal investigation into cryptocurrency traders who may have manipulated the market old-school illicit tactics.
Bitcoin Faces Drop to $7K as Bull Defense Crumbles
Bitcoin is trading on the defensive today, having dropped 16 percent over the last three days.
Tech Giant GMO to Roll Out World's First 7nm Bitcoin Miner
Japanese IT giant GMO Internet is set to roll out the world's first bitcoin mining device based on 7nm chips within the year.
Price Watch: Stellar Lumens, Cardano, NEO, EOS and IOTA Continue to Fall
At press time, Stellar Lumens is trading for 28 cents.
Manufacturing and Blockchain: Prime Time Is Yet to Come
Blockchain technology, with its decentralized, consensus-based approach to proving the veracity of each users claims and statements, offers a promising solution - with the added bonus that it might also foster a more equitable world.
DragonEx Exchange Will Support TRON's TRX Token Migration on June 21st
The decentralized entertainment content sharing platform led by Justin Sun will be migrating TRX ERC-20 tokens to TRON's mainnet on June 21st, 2018.
Project Targets Fraud in Advertising With Performance-Driven Smart Contracts for Campaigns
A company is creating a smart contract for advertising which it says could potentially ease two major issues that are plaguing the flourishing industry: fraud and a lack of transparency.
China Orders Faster Blockchain Development in Top-Level Missive
China's State Council, the country's central administrative branch of government, has sent a highest-level order demanding that local authorities speed up blockchain technology development, it was revealed on Thursday.
Coinbase Rebrands GDAX Platform to Coinbase Pro, Acquires Paradex
One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.S., Coinbase is introducing a suite of new features to their flagship trading platform GDAX in their rebranding to Coinbase Pro.
From Bait to Plate on Ethereum's Blockchain
The use of blockchain technology in supply chain management may help with the transparency of consumer food sources and potentially create a more ethical and human fishing industry.
Bet vs. Buy? The ICO Market Has a Serious East-West Divide
So the Asian market took off on its own, informed by the ecosystems around bitcoin and ethereum but also distinct from them, such as when major Asian banks launched distinct efforts starting in early 2016.
Coinbase Announces Launch of Coinbase Pro, Paradex Acquisition
Coinbase has announced Coinbase Pro, the new version of its trading platform GDAX, in a blog post Wednesday.
UN Division Looks to IOTA Ledger Tech for Higher Efficiency
The United Nations Office for Project Services is teaming up with the IOTA Foundation to see how the project's distributed ledger technology can help the UN streamline its workflows.
American Express Integrates Blockchain To Its Membership Rewards Program
Financial services corporation American Express has announced a blockchain application to its Membership Rewards program in partnership with online merchant Boxed, Associated Press reported May 23.AmEx announced that it is integrating blockchain technology developed by Hyperledger, an open source blockchain project under the Linux Foundation, to let merchants design customized offers for AmEx cardholders in order to increase customer engagement.
IBM Announces 1,800 New Jobs in France In Blockchain, AI, and IoT Within Next Two Years
IBM CEO Virginia Rometty has announced that in the next two years the company is planning to create 1,800 jobs in France in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, and the Internet of Things, Le Monde reported May 23.The announcement was made at the Tech for Good summit in Paris, which was hosted by the President of France Emmanuel Macron.
Tom Lee Holds to $25,000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors
Co-founder and Fundstrat strategist Tom Lee is holding to his prediction that Bitcoin will reach $25,000, CNBC reports May 23.
Justin Wu Is Bringing the Seattle Blockchain Community Together
Home to Amazon, Microsoft, and now over twenty blockchain startups, Seattle has fostered technological innovation and entrepreneurship for decades.
Tim Draper: Blockchain Could Free Individuals From Inefficient Governments
US investor Tim Draper presented his vision for blockchain-based digital governments in an opening keynote speech at the GovTech Pioneers conference in Vienna, Austria Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported May 23.Draper outlined a future in which blockchain technology utilizing smart contracts in conjunction with artificial intelligence will massively change the role and responsibilities of states.
Coinbase Is Rebranding Its Crypto Exchange Service
Coinbase announced Wednesday that it is launching a new version of its GDAX platform called Coinbase Pro and acquiring crypto trading relay platform Paradex.
AmEx Upgrades Rewards Program with Hyperledger Blockchain
Financial services giant American Express is integrating blockchain into its rewards program in partnership with digital retailer Boxed.
Altcoin Verge Hacked For Second Time In Two Months, Around $1.4 Mln Stolen
Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Verge has been the victim of another hack, in which 35 mln XVG were stolen over a period of a few hours, The Next Web reported yesterday, May 22.Verge tweeted that their mining pools were under a DDOS attack on May 21, noting that they were working to resolve it.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 23
If prices slide below $7,900 momentarily but recover and sustain above $8,000 levels, traders can buy about 50 percent of their usual position size and keep a close stop loss, preferably below the recent lows.
Deutsche Boerse: We Are 'Deep At Work' Examining Bitcoin Before 'Moving Forward'
German shares and securities marketplace organizer Deutsche Boerse said it is "Deep at work" examining cryptocurrency integration options, Bloomberg reports May 23.Speaking at an industry event, the company's head of clients, products and core markets Jeffrey Tessler told audience members that the company was busy "Understanding" the technology behind Bitcoin before "Moving forward" with it.
Thai Bank Pilots Cross-Border Transaction Using Blockchain
Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya PCL successfully conducted a cross-border transaction with a bank in Singapore using a blockchain, it announced Tuesday.