The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

4 reasons Bitcoin's climb to $16k is such a volatile rollercoaster
The price of Bitcoin hit $16,000 on November 12 and it is exhibiting extreme volatility.
Greener pastures: Bitcoin miners now looking beyond Chinese borders
Chinese miners have recently migrated from the southern regions to the north, where electricity prices can be as low as $0.01.
Blockchain helps determine 'green' parking price in Munich
Token reward airdrops hope to "Nudge" car users into more sustainable behaviors.
New Chainalysis program aims to help sort confiscated crypto
In the 11 years since the inception of the crypto industry, malicious parties have used digital assets for a spate of illegal activities, from drug payments to money laundering.
BitMEX crypto exchange steps up AML and trade surveillance measures
New technology will help screen out bad actors, BitMEX says.
Why DeFi majors, Aave, SNX plunged amid overnight BTC rally
The trend spotted in DeFi in the last 24 hours, where it corrects while Bitcoin surges, was reminiscent of October.
Finance Redefined: Where does DeFi go from here? Nov. 4-11
There's good reason to be optimistic for DeFi bulls too, as the market posted a decent recovery since my last newsletter.
Deutsche Bank: central bank digital currency will replace cash in long term
Deutsche Bank has called on Europe to accelerate the development of central bank digital currencies.
CertiK deploys automated smart contract auditing tool
An automated tool can help pick the low-hanging fruit vulnerabilities.
One of China's biggest banks is allowing investors to buy bonds with Bitcoin
China Construction Bank, one of the country's "Big four" financial players, is planning to raise up to $3 billion from a sale of bonds that individuals and institutions can trade in and out of using Bitcoin and the US dollar, financial publication WSJ reported Wednesday.
Dash objects to ShapeShift culling of privacy coins
Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift recently delisted three privacy coins: Dash, Zcash and Monero.
Ray Dalio believes nations will outlaw Bitcoin if BTC price keeps rising
Ray Dalio, the billionaire hedge fund legend, doesn't see digital currencies like Bitcoin succeeding the way other people do.
3 reasons Bitcoin price just hit $16,000 for the first time since 2017
The price of Bitcoin surged past $16,000 on Nov. 12 for the first time in nearly three years.
Bitcoin price peak in December 2021 as 'main bull run' begins
Bitcoin is at the start of its next "Main bull run" and the price peak won't hit until the end of 2021, well-known analyst Willy Woo believes.
Pakistan's securities regulator mulls new legal framework for crypto
Pakistan wants to unlock a new era of digital finance with crypto.
Listed firm sells $14M of shares for 1 EH/s in Bitcoin mining power
A U.S.-based mining firm has inked agreements with foreign investors to issue $13.9 million in shares in exchange for Bitcoin miners pushing 1 EH/s in hash power.
1.5M Bitcoin Cash deposited on exchanges as fork looms
Bitcoin Cash hodlers are scrambling to get their coins onto exchanges ahead of the hard fork expected for Nov. 15.
The SEC collected $1.26 billion from unregistered ICOs in 2020
The Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has collected more than $4.68 billion in illegal income and fines this year so far - with more than one quarter coming from Telegram's ill-fated Gram's token sale alone.
100 billion reasons Apple should get behind Bitcoin: Michael Saylor
Portfolio manager Dan Weiskopf has a win/win plan for a fitting marriage between tech's biggest giant and Bitcoin, which has been endorsed by Michael Saylor.
'Slippery slope' as new Bitcoin mining pool censors transactions
Blockchain analytics platform BlockSeer has launched the private beta version of a new Bitcoin mining pool that censors transactions from blacklisted wallets.
Analyst: Hash rate signal that preceded Bitcoin's recent 100% rally will soon appear
The Bitcoin hash rate dove strongly in late October.
'Why I spent $111K on a digital F1 Car'
In May 2019, a record breaking non-fungible token representing the first digital F1 car was sold for over $110,000.
Institutional money is pumping the DeFi markets back up
Institutional money appears to be flowing into the decentralized finance sector, with Yearn Finance among the top beneficiaries.
Here's why bulls aren't bothered by Friday's $525M Bitcoin options expiry
On Nov. 13, a total of $525 million in Bitcoin options open interest is set to expire.
Fund execs offer $1M bets that Bitcoin's S2F model won't come true
Chief investment officer of crypto hedge fund Arcane Assets Eric Wall has offered a $1 million bet that the Bitcoin stock-to-flow model will be proven false before 2025.
Bitcoin enters "extreme greed" zone as BTC price nears $16k
According to various on-chain metrics, Bitcoin is entering the greed zone as price nears $16,000.
VeChain charts 23% weekly growth as Chinese officials talk usage post-epidemic
VeChain is riding a strong tailwind on favorable developments out of China.
OCC is too caught up in crypto under former Coinbase exec, congresspeople say
Brian Brooks, the former Coinbase executive turned leader of the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC, recently received a letter from multiple members of Congress expressing concerns over his crypto-heavy leadership.
Price analysis 11/11: BTC, ETH, XRP, LINK, BCH, BNB, DOT, LTC, ADA, BSV
The uncertainty has been resolved to the upside today with the bulls attempting to push the price above the $16,000 resistance.
Ethereum vs. Binance Smart Chain: Who wins in a crypto DeFi battle?
Ethereum's laggard blockchain - which has attracted flak for being slow, unscalable in its current form, and encounters high fees during times of demand - has opened up the gates for competitors promising faster deployment, minimal fees, and an overall better blockchain for dApps.