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Abra’s Crypto App Introduces Bitcoin Investment Option for Stocks and ETFs
Abra’s Crypto App Introduces Bitcoin Investment Option for Stocks and ETFs
07.02.2019

U.S.-based digital wallet Abra has introduced new features enabling global investors in 155 countries to invest in shares and exchange-traded funds (E...

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Developers Fix Parity Ethereum Node Vulnerability, Urge All Node Operators to Update
Developers Fix Parity Ethereum Node Vulnerability, Urge All Node Operators to Update
05.02.2019

A bug found in the Parity node/wallet software threatened a considerable proportion of the Ethereum infrastructure. Fortunately, the company has alrea...

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Kraken Launches Bitcoin Futures After Acquiring U.K’s Crypto Facilities In a “Nine-Figure Deal”
Kraken Launches Bitcoin Futures After Acquiring U.K’s Crypto Facilities In a “Nine-Figure Deal”
04.02.2019

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken announced today that it had acquired leading crypto derivatives provider Crypto Facilities. The par...

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Bitcoin Investors Are Turning to Gold, Says CEO of Van Eck
Bitcoin Investors Are Turning to Gold, Says CEO of Van Eck
28.01.2019

Jan Van Eck, CEO of Van Eck Associates, suggested that investors are now turning their attention to gold, leaving Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies b...

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Singapore to Host Blockchain Life 2019, a Global Forum for Crypto Investors and Experts
Singapore to Host Blockchain Life 2019, a Global Forum for Crypto Investors and Experts
28.01.2019

On April 23-24 world blockchain and cryptocurrency industry experts meet in Singapore at Blockchain Life 2019, the 3rd edition of a major crypto forum...

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U.S. Presidential Candidate John McAfee Flees The Country for Alleged Tax Fraud
U.S. Presidential Candidate John McAfee Flees The Country for Alleged Tax Fraud
23.01.2019

Cryptocurrency advocate and antivirus pioneer John McAfee revealed that he had fled the country after being charged with felonies by the Internal Reve...

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New Bundle of Lightning Network Business Products Released by Bitfury
New Bundle of Lightning Network Business Products Released by Bitfury
23.01.2019

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury has announced the release of a comprehensive suite of products designed to make the use of Lightning Network easier...

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Grayscale Investments Adds Stellar to Its Cryptocurrency Investment Portfolio
Grayscale Investments Adds Stellar to Its Cryptocurrency Investment Portfolio
18.01.2019

Digital currency investment group Grayscale, the company behind the Bitcoin Investment Trust, announced the launch of Stellar Lumens Trust, a “single-...

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Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Delayed Over Security Vulnerability
Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Delayed Over Security Vulnerability
16.01.2019

The long-awaited Constantinople fork of the Ethereum network has been delayed earlier this week due to potential security issues identified by securit...

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Ethereum Classic Developers Hope to Get a Full Picture of a Potential 51% Attack Soon
Ethereum Classic Developers Hope to Get a Full Picture of a Potential 51% Attack Soon
08.01.2019

Ethereum Classic’s (ETC) development team admitted a malicious attack on the network had taken place and hopes the full extent of the incident will be...

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New York Creates U.S. First Crypto Task Force
New York Creates U.S. First Crypto Task Force
03.01.2019

New York State became the first state in the nation to create a cryptocurrency task force to study how to properly regulate, define and use cryptocurr...

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Mycelium Becomes Latest Addition to Foundation for Interwallet Operability
Mycelium Becomes Latest Addition to Foundation for Interwallet Operability
02.01.2019

The movement to improve crypto usability industry-wide is gaining momentum with news today that Mycelium has become the latest wallet to sign up to th...

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Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Increases Stake in Galaxy Digital
Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Increases Stake in Galaxy Digital
02.01.2019

Former Goldman Sachs’ partner Mike Novogratz has invested nearly $5 million more in his crypto-focused merchant bank, Galaxy Digital Holdings, Ltd., i...

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Ethereum Back to Crypto Second Spot Amid Market’s Moderately Positive Growth
Ethereum Back to Crypto Second Spot Amid Market’s Moderately Positive Growth
02.01.2019

Ethereum (ETH) has reclaimed its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, data provided by CoinMarketCap shows on Wednesday, Jan. 2. The asset i...

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Bakkt Raises $182.5M Funding from Major VC Investors, Bitcoin Futures Platform Launch to be Delayed Again
Bakkt Raises $182.5M Funding from Major VC Investors, Bitcoin Futures Platform Launch to be Delayed Again
31.12.2018

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has announced on the New Year’s Eve that is has completed its first round of fu...

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Nearly 1,000 Crypto Projects Declared Dead in 2018
Nearly 1,000 Crypto Projects Declared Dead in 2018
31.12.2018

Nearly 1,000 cryptocurrency projects have officially become ‘dead’ projects over the course of 2018, Chepicap reported citing data provide...

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Operational Adjustment – Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Confirms Staff Layoff
Operational Adjustment – Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Confirms Staff Layoff
26.12.2018

Chinese crypto mining giant Bitmain confirmed the restructuring of the company in order to “build a long-term, sustainable and scalable business...

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GMO Internet Quits Bitcoin Miner Production After Recording Extraordinary Losses
GMO Internet Quits Bitcoin Miner Production After Recording Extraordinary Losses
25.12.2018

Japanese internet giant GMO Internet Group is quitting the Bitcoin mining hardware sector citing “extraordinary loss” in Q4 this year, Cointelegraph r...

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Bitcoin Transaction Volume in 2018 Exceeds $410 Billion
Bitcoin Transaction Volume in 2018 Exceeds $410 Billion
25.12.2018

According to data provided by Blockchain. com, over $410 billion was transacted in Bitcoin (BTC) in 2018, averaging over $13,000 per second. This was ...

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2018 is the Year of Crypto Correction According to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao as Bitcoin Goes Bullish
2018 is the Year of Crypto Correction According to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao as Bitcoin Goes Bullish
20.12.2018

Changpeng Zhao, the CEO and co-founder of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, believes that 2018 is a “correction year” for cryptocurrencies, which...

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Waves Platform Raises $120 Million for Vostok Private Blockchain Development
Waves Platform Raises $120 Million for Vostok Private Blockchain Development
19.12.2018

Waves Platform, a public blockchain network that enables digital startups to create tokens, has announced it raised $120 million to roll out a private...

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Sky Is No Limit – Blockstream Bitcoin Satellite Service Boosted With Lightning Network Payments
Sky Is No Limit – Blockstream Bitcoin Satellite Service Boosted With Lightning Network Payments
18.12.2018

Blockchain technology firm Blockstream has expanded its Bitcoin satellite service to the Asia-Pacific region. The company also added support for Light...

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DECENT Android Wallet Beta Released
DECENT Android Wallet Beta Released
18.12.2018

DECENT, a non-profit foundation that has developed an open-source blockchain platform DCore, announced its latest product launch – the beta version of...

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New Evidence Suggests Tether Has the Billions It Claimed – Report
New Evidence Suggests Tether Has the Billions It Claimed – Report
18.12.2018

Bank statements reviewed by Bloomberg News suggest fears that the dollar-pegged digital coin, issued by Tether Ltd. (USDT), wasn’t actually backed by ...

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Coinbase Restores PayPal Withdrawals for U.S. Citizens
Coinbase Restores PayPal Withdrawals for U.S. Citizens
15.12.2018

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has restored withdrawals to PayPal accounts, initially for its U.S. customers. Starting today, al...

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Samourai Wallet’s New Update Brings Brand New Look, Full Node Hardware Announced
Samourai Wallet’s New Update Brings Brand New Look, Full Node Hardware Announced
15.12.2018

Privacy-oriented Bitcoin mobile wallet Samourai has announced release of a general update, bringing a fresh look and new user interface. The developer...

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Thomas Lee Remains Bullish Despite Bitcoin Price Sinking to New Lows
Thomas Lee Remains Bullish Despite Bitcoin Price Sinking to New Lows
14.12.2018

Thomas Lee, head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, still believes in Bitcoin’s strong upside potential, even though the price of the flagship ...

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CFTC Seeks Public Comments on Ethereum and Its Underlying Technology
CFTC Seeks Public Comments on Ethereum and Its Underlying Technology
12.12.2018

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to help it bet...

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Crypto Exchange Kraken Considers Private Listing at $4B Valuation – Report
Crypto Exchange Kraken Considers Private Listing at $4B Valuation – Report
12.12.2018

Leading U.S.-based bitcoin exchange Kraken is considering a private offering and has sent out emails to its high-value clients informing them about th...

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Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Faces a 10 Years Sentence In Alleged Embezzlement Case
Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Faces a 10 Years Sentence In Alleged Embezzlement Case
12.12.2018

Mark Karpeles, the former chief executive officer of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, faces ten years in jail over alleged embezzlement, Japanese...

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SegWit Inventor Launches New Open-Source Project to Improve Bitcoin Transaction Relay Mechanism
SegWit Inventor Launches New Open-Source Project to Improve Bitcoin Transaction Relay Mechanism
11.12.2018

Dr. Pieter Wuille, co-founder of Blockstream and one of the most prolific Bitcoin Core developers, announced on Monday a new open-source project that ...

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Winklevoss Brothers Launch Crypto Trading App Targeting Retail Investors
Winklevoss Brothers Launch Crypto Trading App Targeting Retail Investors
11.12.2018

Gemini Trust Company, the digital asset exchange and custodian founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, announced that it had launched a new mobile ap...

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New Stablecoins See Significant Growth in Adoption While Tether Dominance Drops
New Stablecoins See Significant Growth in Adoption While Tether Dominance Drops
11.12.2018

According to the latest report by research firm Diar, four major stablecoins – USDC, True USD (TUSD), Paxos (PAX) and the Gemini dollar (GUSD) &...

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Crypto Derivatives Platform ErisX Raises $27.5 Million From Bitmain, Fidelity and Nasdaq Ventures
Crypto Derivatives Platform ErisX Raises $27.5 Million From Bitmain, Fidelity and Nasdaq Ventures
04.12.2018

Chicago-based crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a Series B funding round that raised $27.5 million, the company anounced on Tuesday, December 4...

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Mining Difficulty Records Second-Largest Drop in History as Bitcoin Price Hovers Below $4,000
Mining Difficulty Records Second-Largest Drop in History as Bitcoin Price Hovers Below $4,000
04.12.2018

The price of Bitcoin dropped below the $3,800 level on several exchanges on Monday, December 3, while the general pessimistic sentiment on the market ...

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Canadian ASIC Chip Designer Squire Mining to Purchase CoinGeek for $45 Million
Canadian ASIC Chip Designer Squire Mining to Purchase CoinGeek for $45 Million
03.12.2018

Vancouver-based Squire Mining is reportedly set to purchase CoinGeek, a crypto news publication and mining pool operator, for $45.3 million. As report...

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DECENT Launches “Token 4 Hope”, a Donation Management Initiative for the Economically Disadvantaged
DECENT Launches “Token 4 Hope”, a Donation Management Initiative for the Economically Disadvantaged
03.12.2018

DECENT, a non-profit foundation behind the open source blockchain platform DCore, has announced it is developing Token 4 Hope, a humanitarian project ...

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New FINMA FinTech License Will Allow Swiss Crypto Startups to Handle Up To $100 Million
New FINMA FinTech License Will Allow Swiss Crypto Startups to Handle Up To $100 Million
03.12.2018

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has announced on Monday, December 3, that local blockchain and cryptocurrency startups can no...

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Coinbase Adds Privacy-Focused  Zcash to its Pro Trading Exchange
Coinbase Adds Privacy-Focused Zcash to its Pro Trading Exchange
30.11.2018

Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it is launching Zcash (ZEC) trading on its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro. ZEC is ...

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Stock Market Giant Nasdaq and VanEck Will Offer Bitcoin Futures
Stock Market Giant Nasdaq and VanEck Will Offer Bitcoin Futures
28.11.2018

The world’s second largest stock exchange Nasdaq has announced partnership with U.S. investment firm VanEck aiming at bringing a host of new regulated...

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Bitcoin Price Desperate to Break Out From Below $3,800 as the Markets Reach Lowest Levels Since September 2017
Bitcoin Price Desperate to Break Out From Below $3,800 as the Markets Reach Lowest Levels Since September 2017
25.11.2018

On Saturday, Nov. 24, price if the flagship cryptocurrency dropped below the $4,000 support level for the first time since September 2017. It even wen...

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Bakkt Sees Most Demand in Bitcoin as the Futures Platform Launch Delayed Until January 2019
Bakkt Sees Most Demand in Bitcoin as the Futures Platform Launch Delayed Until January 2019
21.11.2018

On November 20, ICE, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, announced the delay of the Bakkt Bitcoin futures market launch from December 1...

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Bitcoin Hits New Lows as Price Crashes Below $5,000
Bitcoin Hits New Lows as Price Crashes Below $5,000
19.11.2018

Start of a new week turned out be far from bright for the flagship cryptocurrency, as the gradual slide turned into a free-fall. At approximately 16:3...

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Bitcoin P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Raises Seed Funding From WhalePanda and Other Private Investors
Bitcoin P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Raises Seed Funding From WhalePanda and Other Private Investors
19.11.2018

Hodl Hodl – a global P2P cryptocurrency exchange that doesn’t hold users funds – recently raised money in the seed round from five private...

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Largest Swiss Exchange to List World’s First Crypto ETP Under HODL Index
Largest Swiss Exchange to List World’s First Crypto ETP Under HODL Index
18.11.2018

Switzerland’s major stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP) next week, the Fina...

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Shelf.Network Receives $1.1 Million Investment From Japanese Software Giant
Shelf.Network Receives $1.1 Million Investment From Japanese Software Giant
17.11.2018

Decentralized marketplace Shelf.Network has announced a significant partnership with Japan’s largest automotive software provider Broadleaf, startup’s...

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Bitcoin Cash Forked  Splitting Into Two Blockchains
Bitcoin Cash Forked Splitting Into Two Blockchains
16.11.2018

A hard fork has taken place on the Bitcoin Cash network, resulting in the creation of two separate coins: Bitcoin ABC (BCHABC) and Bitcoin SV (BCHSV)....

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Erik Voorhees and Salt Lending Investigated by SEC – Report
Erik Voorhees and Salt Lending Investigated by SEC – Report
16.11.2018

Bitcoin loans startup Salt Lending and its former CEO, Erik Voorhees, are said to be under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissio...

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What’s Next For The Crypto Market After Bitcoin Crashes to a Yearly Low
What’s Next For The Crypto Market After Bitcoin Crashes to a Yearly Low
15.11.2018

The flagship cryptocurrency sank to its lowest price in over a year on Wednesday, November 14, with the prices of other altocoins crashing heavily as ...

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OKCoin Launches in Latin America with Fiat-to-Crypto Trading for the Argentine Peso
OKCoin Launches in Latin America with Fiat-to-Crypto Trading for the Argentine Peso
15.11.2018

OKCoin, one of the world’s leading digital asset exchanges offering its services over 110 countries, announced today the launch of its licensed exchan...

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Binance Adds Support for Circle’s USDC Stablecoin
Binance Adds Support for Circle’s USDC Stablecoin
15.11.2018

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced it will list USD Coin (USDC), the stablecoin created by Circle and Coinbase via the CENTRE Conso...

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Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Refocuses Advisory Services to Institutional Clients
Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Refocuses Advisory Services to Institutional Clients
12.11.2018

Billionaire Mike Novogratz’s crypto investment bank, Galaxy Digital Capital Management, has announced it is repositioning its advisory business ...

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Swiss Firm Obtains Sharia Compliance Certificate for Ethereum-based Stablecoin
Swiss Firm Obtains Sharia Compliance Certificate for Ethereum-based Stablecoin
12.11.2018

X8 AG, a Swiss fintech company has received Islamic finance certification for its stablecoin built on the Ethereum blockchain protocol. As reported by...

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Stellar Overtakes EOS to Become the Fifth Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap
Stellar Overtakes EOS to Become the Fifth Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap
12.11.2018

Stellar Lumens (XLM) has surpassed EOS as the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization on Monday, November 12. At press time, XLM’s marke...

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SEC Cyber Security Chief Makes Warning to Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges
SEC Cyber Security Chief Makes Warning to Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges
12.11.2018

Using any blockchain to create an exchange without central operations doesn’t remove the original creator’s responsibility. This was the warning...

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SEC Charges EtherDelta’s Founder with Operating an Unregistered Exchange
SEC Charges EtherDelta’s Founder with Operating an Unregistered Exchange
08.11.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of crypto token trading platform EtherDelta, with operating ...

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Bitcoin Cash Surges Towards $550 as Major Exchanges Announce Upcoming Hard Fork Support
Bitcoin Cash Surges Towards $550 as Major Exchanges Announce Upcoming Hard Fork Support
04.11.2018

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the fourth largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap, is trading well over $540 on the majority of exchanges on Sunday, Novemb...

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Coinbase Deny IPO Rumors as Crypto Giant Closes $300 Million Series E
Coinbase Deny IPO Rumors as Crypto Giant Closes $300 Million Series E
31.10.2018

Coinbase announced a $300 million fundraising round on Tuesday, October 30, which puts the San Francisco-based company’s new valuation at $8 billion a...

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Bitstamp Insists Things Remain the Same After the Exchange is Acquired by a Belgian Investment Firm
Bitstamp Insists Things Remain the Same After the Exchange is Acquired by a Belgian Investment Firm
29.10.2018

NXMH, a Belgium-based investment company, has acquired Bitstamp, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the European Union by volume, it was announced...

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The New Zcash Sapling Protocol Is Now Live After Successful Network Upgrade
The New Zcash Sapling Protocol Is Now Live After Successful Network Upgrade
29.10.2018

Developers behind Zcash blockchain announced successful Sapling hard fork, which introduces new shielded addresses with significantly improved perform...

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P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Enables 2 out of 3 Multisig Contracts
P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Enables 2 out of 3 Multisig Contracts
24.10.2018

Hodl Hodl – a global P2P cryptocurrency exchange that doesn’t hold users funds – recently enabled 2 out of 3 multisig escrow contracts on ...

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch Date Revealed
Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch Date Revealed
23.10.2018

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has confirmed that its upcoming cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt will officially launch on December 12, pendi...

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Visa Integrates Hyperledger Tech for B2B Blockchain Payments
Visa Integrates Hyperledger Tech for B2B Blockchain Payments
22.10.2018

Global payments technology provider Visa has announced new product details surrounding digital identity in preparation for a Q1 2019 launch of Visa B2...

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ING Bank Introduces Open-Source Zero Knowledge Technology for Blockchain Privacy
ING Bank Introduces Open-Source Zero Knowledge Technology for Blockchain Privacy
22.10.2018

ING, the Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation, announced today the release of its open source blockchain tool Zero-Knowledge...

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Delayed Until 2019, Called the “Most Reasonable” Decision
Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Delayed Until 2019, Called the “Most Reasonable” Decision
21.10.2018

Ethereum’s planned hard fork of the protocol, dubbed Constantinople, will be postponed until the end of January 2019 earliest, developers confir...

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Litecoin Core 0.17 Release Will See LTC Fees Reduced by 10x
Litecoin Core 0.17 Release Will See LTC Fees Reduced by 10x
20.10.2018

The next release of Litecoin Core will lower network fees by a factor of 10, the development team behind the project announced on Friday, October 17. ...

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Crypto Mining Definition Removed From Russian Digital Currency Regulation Draft Bill
Crypto Mining Definition Removed From Russian Digital Currency Regulation Draft Bill
20.10.2018

The proposed law on digital assets in Russia will fail to clarify tax issues for miners after the lawmakers have removed the definition of crypto mini...

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D3ledger Tests Safekeeping of Cryptoassets for Institutional Investors Through Distributed Digital Depository
D3ledger Tests Safekeeping of Cryptoassets for Institutional Investors Through Distributed Digital Depository
20.10.2018

D3ledger, a software provider for the D3 decentralized crypto assets depository, has started to provide safekeeping of digital assets and cryptocurren...

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SEC’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology to Guide Crypto Startups
SEC’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology to Guide Crypto Startups
19.10.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub), a new division with the...

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Goldman Sachs and Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Invest in Cryptocurrency Custodian BitGo
Goldman Sachs and Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Invest in Cryptocurrency Custodian BitGo
18.10.2018

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and billionaire Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Ventures have announced they are investing $15 million in cryptocurrency cust...

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Price of Tether USDT Plummets to 18-Month Low as OKEx Adds Four Stable Coins
Price of Tether USDT Plummets to 18-Month Low as OKEx Adds Four Stable Coins
15.10.2018

The price of the Tether stable coin (USDT) pegged to the US dollar has tanked to an 18-month low on Monday, October 15, pushing the premium of Bitcoin...

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Fidelity to Provide Enterprise-Grade Digital Asset Solutions for Institutional Investors
Fidelity to Provide Enterprise-Grade Digital Asset Solutions for Institutional Investors
15.10.2018

U.S. investment firm Fidelity, which administers over $7.2 trillion in client assets, has announced the launch of Fidelity Digital Asset Services, a n...

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Winklevoss Brothers’ Gemini Exchange Adds Litecoin Support
Winklevoss Brothers’ Gemini Exchange Adds Litecoin Support
12.10.2018

New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has officially announced it is adding Litecoin trading and custody support. The exchange had already rev...

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Nearly $1 Billion Stolen in Crypto Hacks in 2018
Nearly $1 Billion Stolen in Crypto Hacks in 2018
11.10.2018

Theft of cryptocurrencies through hacking of exchanges and trading platforms soared to $927 million in the first nine months of the year, up nearly 25...

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0x Token Listed on Coinbase Pro Exchange
0x Token Listed on Coinbase Pro Exchange
11.10.2018

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase confirmed it would open trading for decentralized Ethereum token trading platform 0x’s nativ...

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Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain for the Bitcoin Network Goes Live
Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain for the Bitcoin Network Goes Live
11.10.2018

More than a year after its conceptual introduction at the Blockchain Association of Canada’s Government Forum in Ottawa, Blockstream’s bitcoin s...

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Leading U.S. Universities Invest in Cryptocurrency Funds
Leading U.S. Universities Invest in Cryptocurrency Funds
11.10.2018

Harvard University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina have all made i...

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Bitfury Launches New Enterprise Grade Bitcoin Mining Server
Bitfury Launches New Enterprise Grade Bitcoin Mining Server
09.10.2018

The Bitfury Group, a security and infrastructure provider for the Bitcoin Blockchain, today launched its new enterprise grade Bitcoin miner, the Bitfu...

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Roger Ver Plans to Launch Own Crypto Exchange
Roger Ver Plans to Launch Own Crypto Exchange
09.10.2018

Cryptocurrency wallet provider Bitcoin(.)com plans to buy or develop its own exchange, its CEO Roger Ver said in an interview with Bloomberg. Roger Ve...

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European Securities and Markets Authority Injects €1M Into Crypto Assets Monitoring
European Securities and Markets Authority Injects €1M Into Crypto Assets Monitoring
05.10.2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has budgeted over €1 million to monitor financial innovation including cryptocurrencies. Publishe...

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Hyperledger Project and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Join Forces
Hyperledger Project and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Join Forces
02.10.2018

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the global standards organization driving the adoption of Enterprise Ethereum, and Hyperledger, The Linux Foun...

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Malta’s Prime Minister Says Cryptocurrencies are “Inevitable Part of Digital Future”
Malta’s Prime Minister Says Cryptocurrencies are “Inevitable Part of Digital Future”
01.10.2018

During a speech addressing the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nation, Malta’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat,...

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Interstellar Launches StellarX Decentralized Crypto Exchange with Zero Fees and Fiat Support
Interstellar Launches StellarX Decentralized Crypto Exchange with Zero Fees and Fiat Support
01.10.2018

StellarX, a Stellar-based zero-fee decentralized crypto exchange was fully launched last week, as announced in a blog post by Interstellar, the compan...

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ShapeShift Rolls Out Revamped CoinCap Crypto Tracking Platform
ShapeShift Rolls Out Revamped CoinCap Crypto Tracking Platform
28.09.2018

ShapeShift announced the launch of the redesigned platform CoinCap.io which offers real-time market data for digital assets. According to the Swiss co...

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Bitcoin Surges Over $6,800 Following Strong 24 Hours of Trading
Bitcoin Surges Over $6,800 Following Strong 24 Hours of Trading
28.09.2018

Price of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency broke out of its early-week slump on Thursday, scrambling back above $6,700 to return to the levels it las...

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1Broker Crypto Platform Hit With SEC, CFTC Charges, Claims Funds are Safe
1Broker Crypto Platform Hit With SEC, CFTC Charges, Claims Funds are Safe
28.09.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) along with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are suing a Marshall Islands-based securi...

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Zebpay Announced Closure of Its Bitcoin Exchange Business Following India’s Ban on Crypto Related Services
Zebpay Announced Closure of Its Bitcoin Exchange Business Following India’s Ban on Crypto Related Services
28.09.2018

Leading Indian Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange app Zebpay has announced that it will be stopping its exchange business effective from today, Septe...

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World’s Largerst Crypto Mining Company Bitmain Reveals $2.8 Revenue As It Files For IPO
World’s Largerst Crypto Mining Company Bitmain Reveals $2.8 Revenue As It Files For IPO
27.09.2018

After months of speculation, the Beijing based mining giant Bitmain Technologies has officially made an application for its initial public offering (I...

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Coinbase Announces New Coin Listing Policy
Coinbase Announces New Coin Listing Policy
26.09.2018

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced several key changes in its listing policy that will significantly increase its asset offerings, and...

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Vitalik Buterin Says ZCash’s ZK-SNARKs Can Scale Ethereum Up To 500 Tps
Vitalik Buterin Says ZCash’s ZK-SNARKs Can Scale Ethereum Up To 500 Tps
25.09.2018

A cryptography technology known as ZK-SNARKs could be used to help scale Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, the founder of the platform suggested recently on ...

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Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Trustee Offloads $230 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash
Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Trustee Offloads $230 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash
25.09.2018

Nobuaki Kobayashi, the civil rehabilitation and bankruptcy trustee of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has announced a set of measures aiming ...

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SEC Delays Van Eck-Solid X Bitcoin ETF Decision, Wants More Comments
SEC Delays Van Eck-Solid X Bitcoin ETF Decision, Wants More Comments
21.09.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again delayed its decision on VanEck/Solid X backed exchange-traded fund (ETF). According t...

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Kraken Launches OTC Block Trading Service
Kraken Launches OTC Block Trading Service
18.09.2018

U.S.-based bitcoin exchange Kraken has announced a major expansion to its OTC trading platform which will enhance the execution of large block trades ...

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Ripple’s xRapid Solution to be Launched Within ‘Month or So’
Ripple’s xRapid Solution to be Launched Within ‘Month or So’
18.09.2018

Commercial version of Ripple’s payment platform xRapid could launched “in the next month or so,” Head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pac...

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Konstantin Gladych Steps Down as CEO of Instant Crypto Exchange Changelly
Konstantin Gladych Steps Down as CEO of Instant Crypto Exchange Changelly
17.09.2018

Instant cryptocurrency exchange platform Changelly has today officially announced that Konstantin Gladych steps down as the company’s Chief Executive ...

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Crypto Trading Platform Caspian Raises $16 Million in Token Pre-Sale
Crypto Trading Platform Caspian Raises $16 Million in Token Pre-Sale
17.09.2018

Institutional-grade crypto trading platform Caspian has announced today it raised US$16million in a pre-sale of its CSP token. Accompanying this is th...

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Greek Supreme Court Approves Extradition of Alleged Bitcoin Exchange Owner to Russia
Greek Supreme Court Approves Extradition of Alleged Bitcoin Exchange Owner to Russia
15.09.2018

The Supreme Court in Greece has ruled on Friday that the alleged owner of the now defunct Bitcoin exchange BTC-e Alexander Vinnik can be extradited to...

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Gemini Exchange to Add Litecoin Support
Gemini Exchange to Add Litecoin Support
15.09.2018

New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is set to add Litecoin (LTC) trading pairs. The announcement came during the Litecoin Summit in San Fran...

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Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets as Morgan Stanley Looks into Bitcoin Trading Services
Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets as Morgan Stanley Looks into Bitcoin Trading Services
13.09.2018

After dropping to its lowest level in terms of total market cap, the cryptocurrency market is on the rebound on Thursday, September 13, with reports t...

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New Research Says Blockchain Can Add $1 Trillion to World Trade By 2028
New Research Says Blockchain Can Add $1 Trillion to World Trade By 2028
13.09.2018

According to a newly released report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Bain & Company, distributed ledger technologies (DLT) could add as mu...

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BitGo Boosted by Approval to Become a Regulated Cryptocurrency Custodian
BitGo Boosted by Approval to Become a Regulated Cryptocurrency Custodian
13.09.2018

Crypto security startup BitGo has today received green light from the South Dakota Division of Banking to act as a qualified custodian for digital ass...

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Cryptocurrency Exchange OKCoin Expands Into 20 New States
Cryptocurrency Exchange OKCoin Expands Into 20 New States
13.09.2018

After launching its fiat-to-token trading platform in California earlier this summer Hong Kong-based crypto exchange OKCoin has announced that it is e...

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Waves Platform Opens Discussions with Malta Government on Tokenization of Financial Assets
Waves Platform Opens Discussions with Malta Government on Tokenization of Financial Assets
13.09.2018

Russia-based Waves Platform announced it started negotiations with the government of Malta regarding the company’s accreditation in this Mediterranean...

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Nasdaq Explores Crypto Price Prediction Tool – Report
Nasdaq Explores Crypto Price Prediction Tool – Report
11.09.2018

Nasdaq, the second largest stock exchange in the world after NYSE, is reportedly preparing to add tools to predict the price movements of crypto asset...

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Binance and Malta Stock Exchange Sign Agreement to Launch Crypto Trading Platform
Binance and Malta Stock Exchange Sign Agreement to Launch Crypto Trading Platform
11.09.2018

On Tuesday, September 11, leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malta Stock Exchange to launch a new d...

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Blockchain Startup Chain Acquired by Lightyear, Moves Business to Stellar Protocol
Blockchain Startup Chain Acquired by Lightyear, Moves Business to Stellar Protocol
10.09.2018

San Francisco-based technology startup Chain Inc. has been acquired by Lightyear Corp., with two companies forming a new entity called Interstellar. A...

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Gemini Launches World’s First Regulated Stablecoin
Gemini Launches World’s First Regulated Stablecoin
10.09.2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, which was founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has announced the launch of the “Gemini Dollar” (GUSD),...

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SEC Suspends Trading of XBT Provider’s Bitcoin and Ether Exchange-Traded Product
SEC Suspends Trading of XBT Provider’s Bitcoin and Ether Exchange-Traded Product
10.09.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an “Order of Suspension of Trading” for Bitcoin Tracker One (“CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (...

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Ethereum Plummets Below $200, Bitcoin Battles to Stay Above $6,400
Ethereum Plummets Below $200, Bitcoin Battles to Stay Above $6,400
09.09.2018

The price of Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency my market cap, fell dramatically on Saturday night breaching the $200 price level for the first ...

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No Plans for IPO, Binance Exchange CEO Says
No Plans for IPO, Binance Exchange CEO Says
08.09.2018

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has no immediate plans to go public despite hiring an IPO veteran Wei Zhou as its chief financial officer. A B...

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China Recognizes Blockchain Evidence as Legally Binding
China Recognizes Blockchain Evidence as Legally Binding
08.09.2018

Blockchain can now be legally used to authenticate evidence in legal disputes in China, the country’s Supreme Court ruled out on Friday. The cou...

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Dogecoin Surpasses Zcash in Total Market Cap, Enters CoinMarketCap’s Top-20
Dogecoin Surpasses Zcash in Total Market Cap, Enters CoinMarketCap’s Top-20
08.09.2018

Dogecoin (DOGE), has surpassed the market capitalization of Zcash (ZEC), one of the top privacy coins. Over the past 24 hours, DOGE has surged more th...

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Litecoin Core v0.16.2 Release Announced
Litecoin Core v0.16.2 Release Announced
08.09.2018

Litecoin Core’s latest update v.0.16.2 has officially come out today, September 8. This is a new minor version release which includes new features, va...

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Coinbase Explores a Crypto ETF – Report
Coinbase Explores a Crypto ETF – Report
06.09.2018

Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly exploring launch of a crypto ETF and has sought the expertise of BlackRock, the world’s la...

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Collapsed Bitcoin Exchange ‘Expert’ Might Hold the Keys to Russia’s U.S. Election Meddling
Collapsed Bitcoin Exchange ‘Expert’ Might Hold the Keys to Russia’s U.S. Election Meddling
05.09.2018

Russian citizen Alexander who is being held in a jail in Greece could shed light on the ongoing investigation over Russia’s interference with the U.S....

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IBM Introduces ‘Near Real-Time’ Blockchain Payment Network Based on Stellar Protocol
IBM Introduces ‘Near Real-Time’ Blockchain Payment Network Based on Stellar Protocol
04.09.2018

IBM’s Blockchain World Wire (BWW) payment network is out of beta, promising simultaneous clearing and settlement of cross-border payments in “near rea...

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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Rolls Out Membership Program, Will Collect Users’ Personal Information
Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Rolls Out Membership Program, Will Collect Users’ Personal Information
04.09.2018

Cryptocurrency and digiital asset exchange ShapeShift has announced it is launching a membership program for its users. While optional at first, this ...

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Crypto Wallet Abra Adds Support for European Bank Accounts
Crypto Wallet Abra Adds Support for European Bank Accounts
04.09.2018

Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange Abra today announced its support for Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) bank accounts. With this announcement, users f...

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Deutsche Börse Creates a Dedicated Blockchain Unit
Deutsche Börse Creates a Dedicated Blockchain Unit
03.09.2018

Deutsche Börse, the operator of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has formed a new unit to further advance its work into the transformational potential of...

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Decentralized Exchange Altcoin.io Raises Close to $1 Million in Funding
Decentralized Exchange Altcoin.io Raises Close to $1 Million in Funding
03.09.2018

Altcoin.io, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in San Diego, announced it raised nearly $1 million through WeFunder in its bid to b...

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New Research Links Bitcoin Price Changes to Google Search Activity
New Research Links Bitcoin Price Changes to Google Search Activity
02.09.2018

A new research examining the relationship between Bitcoin prices, Google searches for the cryptocurrency and the introduction of futures markets has b...

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Russian Police Confiscates Bitcoin ATMs in a Major Swoop Across the Country
Russian Police Confiscates Bitcoin ATMs in a Major Swoop Across the Country
01.09.2018

Russian company BBFpro had two dozens of Bitcoin ATMs confiscated by law enforcement with no explanations or advance inquiry from the prosecutors. Acc...

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Dogecoin Soars Over 140% In Three Days as Dogethereum Smart Contracts Launch Nears
Dogecoin Soars Over 140% In Three Days as Dogethereum Smart Contracts Launch Nears
01.09.2018

Dogecoin moved to the 21st place in CoinMarketCap rankings on Saturday, September 1, following an impressive price run growth which saw this “joke coi...

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You Can Now Buy Fruits and Vegetables with Bitcoin in Kyiv
You Can Now Buy Fruits and Vegetables with Bitcoin in Kyiv
31.08.2018

Famous Bessarabian market in the heart of Ukraine’s capital, the city of Kyiv, is now offering an option of purchasing fruits and vegetables with Bitc...

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Cboe Reportedly Close to Launching Ethereum Futures
Cboe Reportedly Close to Launching Ethereum Futures
31.08.2018

Cboe Global Markets, which in December last year made Bitcoin futures available for trading on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), is now preparing to la...

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Russian Authorities to Track Cryptocurrency Transactions
Russian Authorities to Track Cryptocurrency Transactions
30.08.2018

Russia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring) will expand its set of analysis tools with a new system allowing for data about crypt...

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World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool Launches Ethereum and Ethereum Classic Operation
World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool Launches Ethereum and Ethereum Classic Operation
30.08.2018

BTC.com, the world’s largest Bitcoin mining pool, has announced it is expanding its offerings to include Ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC). Ac...

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Lack of Transparency Among Reasons for Possible Tightening of Cryptocurrency Regulations in EU
Lack of Transparency Among Reasons for Possible Tightening of Cryptocurrency Regulations in EU
30.08.2018

Finance ministers from the European Union’s 28 member states will hold an informal meeting on the challenges posed by Bitcoin and other cryptocurrenci...

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Binance Labs, Major Crypto Exchanges Back $32 Million Terra Stable Coin Project
Binance Labs, Major Crypto Exchanges Back $32 Million Terra Stable Coin Project
30.08.2018

Terra, a project designing a price-stable digital currency that will power the next-generation payment network on the blockchain, has successfully clo...

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Yahoo Finance Quietly Integrates Cryptocurrency Trading Service
Yahoo Finance Quietly Integrates Cryptocurrency Trading Service
30.08.2018

Yahoo Finance, the most popular financial news website in the U.S., now allows visitors to purchase and trade Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum with info...

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Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital Lead $102 million Funding Round for DFINITY “World Computer” Project
Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital Lead $102 million Funding Round for DFINITY “World Computer” Project
29.08.2018

DFINITY, a Switzerland-based blockchain startup has raised $102 million in a private sale of tokens to accredited investors, in a round jointly led by...

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Bittrex Launches USD Markets for Cardano and Zcash
Bittrex Launches USD Markets for Cardano and Zcash
29.08.2018

Crypto exchange Bittrex announced that on September 5 it will introduce two new USD trading pairs to its trading platform. The new markets include Car...

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Bitcoin Surges Above $7,000 to a Three-Week High
Bitcoin Surges Above $7,000 to a Three-Week High
28.08.2018

Cryptocurrencies continued to push into bullish territory on Tuesday, August 28, as Bitcoin rose to a three-week high. According to data provided by C...

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Bitcoin Mining Giant Ebang Comes With New E11 And E11+ Devices, Plans for IPO
Bitcoin Mining Giant Ebang Comes With New E11 And E11+ Devices, Plans for IPO
28.08.2018

Mining equipment manufacturer Ebang International has announced release of new E11 and E11+ miners with rumors circulating that these new devices may ...

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India’s Central Bank to Research Cryptocurrencies Despite Banning Banks from Bitcoin Transactions
India’s Central Bank to Research Cryptocurrencies Despite Banning Banks from Bitcoin Transactions
27.08.2018

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has formed a new unit within the central bank to beef up its own intellectual capital in the face of emerging technolo...

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Iran is Pushing Ahead with Creating State-Backed Cryptocurrency
Iran is Pushing Ahead with Creating State-Backed Cryptocurrency
26.08.2018

Iran’s plans to create a national digital currency took a significant step closer to realization after the country’s National Cyberspace Center reveal...

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Bitcoin’s Next All-Time High Could Be Five Years Away Says Prominent Crypto VC
Bitcoin’s Next All-Time High Could Be Five Years Away Says Prominent Crypto VC
26.08.2018

Despite being one of the most bullish crypto VC’s, Anthony Pompliano, founder and partner of Morgan Creek Digital Assets, cast doubt on Bitcoin’s abil...

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Mt. Gox Opens Claims for Creditors
Mt. Gox Opens Claims for Creditors
25.08.2018

According to a press release posted on the infamous Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox website, an online claim filing system has been opened allowing its credi...

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SEC to Review Latest Decision to Reject Nine Bitcoin ETF Applications
SEC to Review Latest Decision to Reject Nine Bitcoin ETF Applications
24.08.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday, August 23, it will review a decision by its staff to block nine Bitcoin-based exchange-t...

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ZenCash Unveils New Horizen Brand to Promote Fundamental Human Right of Privacy
ZenCash Unveils New Horizen Brand to Promote Fundamental Human Right of Privacy
24.08.2018

ZenCash, the privacy-focused blockchain platform for borderless, decentralized communications and transactions, has announced a comprehensive brand ex...

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Canada’s Largest Crypto Exchange to Expand to Europe
Canada’s Largest Crypto Exchange to Expand to Europe
24.08.2018

Coinsquare, Canada’s largest trading platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced its planned expansion into the Europe...

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Bittrex Teams Up with Rialto Trading on Digital Securities Trading Platform
Bittrex Teams Up with Rialto Trading on Digital Securities Trading Platform
23.08.2018

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is teaming up with Rialto Trading, a next-generation Alternative Trading System (ATS) to offer a new digital s...

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SEC Rejects ProShares and Seven Other Bitcoin ETFs
SEC Rejects ProShares and Seven Other Bitcoin ETFs
23.08.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has again disapproved several proposals for a Bitcoin ETF. The latest rejection involves two ETFs filed by...

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Digital Money Platform Wirex Receives UK FCA E-Money Licence
Digital Money Platform Wirex Receives UK FCA E-Money Licence
23.08.2018

Cryptocurrencies – those in the know are abuzz with excitement, and those who have a just a passing interest immediately paint the industry with...

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DST Global, Tencent And SoftBank All Deny Investing In Bitmain
DST Global, Tencent And SoftBank All Deny Investing In Bitmain
22.08.2018

Investment firm DST Global has officially denied taking part in mining giant Bitmain’s pre-IPO funding. Chinese investment conglomerate Tencent and Ja...

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BitMEX Moves to the World’s Priciest Offices in Hong Kong
BitMEX Moves to the World’s Priciest Offices in Hong Kong
22.08.2018

Popular cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX just rented the world’s most expensive offices, reports Bloomberg citing a Hong Kong newspaper. Co-foun...

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Thursday Deadline Looms for SEC Ruling on ProShares Bitcoin ETF
Thursday Deadline Looms for SEC Ruling on ProShares Bitcoin ETF
21.08.2018

The U.S. SEC’s final deadline to approve or deny the two ProShares Bitcoin ETFs is on 23 August 2018, and unlike the regulator’s earlier decisio...

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eToro Brings Bitcoin to England’s Premier League
eToro Brings Bitcoin to England’s Premier League
21.08.2018

Social trading platform eToro has entered into marketing partnerships with seven Premier League football clubs, becoming the first ever company to fun...

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Shelf.Network Joins YCombinator’s Advisory Path Program
Shelf.Network Joins YCombinator’s Advisory Path Program
21.08.2018

Distributed auction Shelf.Network joins YCombinator’s special Advisory path program among 100 projects from different industries, CEO Lasha Antadze re...

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Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges Team Up with Winlkevoss Twins to Create a Self-Regulatory Organization
Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges Team Up with Winlkevoss Twins to Create a Self-Regulatory Organization
20.08.2018

Several of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, including Bitstamp and Bittrex, has joined a Winlkevoss brothers’ initiative to create a self...

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EOS Alliance Launched to “Empower EOS For All”
EOS Alliance Launched to “Empower EOS For All”
20.08.2018

A global group of EOS blockchain community members and Block Producers unveiled EOS Alliance, a new coordinating group aimed at further unlocking the ...

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Reportedly Involved with a Crypto Investment Startup
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Reportedly Involved with a Crypto Investment Startup
20.08.2018

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, is reportedly working with a cryptocurrency investment company which is about to start operations in Malta. In an ...

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Zcash Version 2.0.0 Released Paving the Way for ‘Sapling’ Upgrade
Zcash Version 2.0.0 Released Paving the Way for ‘Sapling’ Upgrade
17.08.2018

Privacy focused cryptocurrency Zcash is preparing for a major upgrade with the first release of network software compatible with its upcoming Sapling ...

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Russian Vnesheconombank Refutes Reports on Launch of Crypto Exchange in Partnership with Huobi Group
Russian Vnesheconombank Refutes Reports on Launch of Crypto Exchange in Partnership with Huobi Group
17.08.2018

Russia’s state development bank Vnesheconombank, also known as VEB, confirmed partnership with Chinese Huobi Group, operator of the world’s third larg...

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Malta to Host Its Second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference
Malta to Host Its Second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference
17.08.2018

Smile-Expo is set to hold the second edition of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta on October 23, 2018. Malta is one of the most blockchain-fri...

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Tired of Waiting for Bitcoin ETF? U.S. Investors Now Have Access to a ‘Soft’ Swedish Alternative
Tired of Waiting for Bitcoin ETF? U.S. Investors Now Have Access to a ‘Soft’ Swedish Alternative
16.08.2018

An exchange traded note (ETN) that tracks Bitcoin and targets U.S. investors is now listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. As Bloomberg reported Wed...

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Bitcoin True Mass Adoption Will Take Time Says Coinbase CEO
Bitcoin True Mass Adoption Will Take Time Says Coinbase CEO
15.08.2018

Even though usage of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is steadily increasing each year, Brian Armstrong, the CEO of San Francisco-based cryptocurrency...

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Ukraine Set to Recognize Cryptocurrencies as a Financial Instrument
Ukraine Set to Recognize Cryptocurrencies as a Financial Instrument
15.08.2018

Ukraine moved closer to regulating Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as financial instruments after head of the National Securities and Stock Market ...

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Crypto Market Falls Below $200 Billion to a New 2018 Low
Crypto Market Falls Below $200 Billion to a New 2018 Low
14.08.2018

Falling prices of the vast majority of cryptocurrencies have sent the total market capitalization back below $200 billion on Tuesday, August 14, with ...

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Nick Szabo Casts Doubt on Bitcoin ETF Benefits
Nick Szabo Casts Doubt on Bitcoin ETF Benefits
14.08.2018

While many commentators believe a regulatory approved Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) could boost prices of the largest cryptocurrency, blockchain ...

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Ether Falls Below $300 for the First Time Since November 2017 Amidst ERC-20 Projects Sell-Off
Ether Falls Below $300 for the First Time Since November 2017 Amidst ERC-20 Projects Sell-Off
13.08.2018

Ether (ETH), the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell below $300 for the first time in 2018 on Monday, August 13,...

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Bitmain Pre-IPO Investor Deck Exposes Massive Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash Swap
Bitmain Pre-IPO Investor Deck Exposes Massive Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash Swap
12.08.2018

As the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain Technologies is filing for an initial public offering (IPO) hoping to raise $18 billion on...

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David Marcus Steps Down From Coinbase Board to Avoid Conflict of Interest
David Marcus Steps Down From Coinbase Board to Avoid Conflict of Interest
11.08.2018

Facebook blockchain head David Marcus is quitting the board of directors at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase with his departure most likely being a signal...

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BitMEX Announces ‘ETHUSD Perpetual Swap’ And ‘UPs And Downs’ Products
BitMEX Announces ‘ETHUSD Perpetual Swap’ And ‘UPs And Downs’ Products
10.08.2018

Despite recent bearish trends on the crypto markets, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has traded more than 1 million BTC contracts in a ...

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Binance Gives Sneak Peek of a Future Decentralized Exchange
Binance Gives Sneak Peek of a Future Decentralized Exchange
09.08.2018

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance took a big step towards becoming a decentralized exchange when it revealed a “rough, pre-alpha” demo version of...

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Ukraine Electoral Commission Trials NEM Blockchain for Voting Process
Ukraine Electoral Commission Trials NEM Blockchain for Voting Process
08.08.2018

Ukraine’s Electoral Commission is examining the possibilities of NEM blockchain, which could potentially facilitate and improve the procedure of local...

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ShapeShift Acquires Cryptocurrency Trading Start-Up Bitfract
ShapeShift Acquires Cryptocurrency Trading Start-Up Bitfract
08.08.2018

Cryptocurrency and digiital asset exchange ShapeShift announced on Wednesday, August 8, the acquisition of the Austin-based software company Bitfract ...

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Market a Sea of Red Following U.S. SEC Decision to Postpone VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Ruling
Market a Sea of Red Following U.S. SEC Decision to Postpone VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Ruling
08.08.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed a decision on a proposed CBOE BZX Exchange Bitcoin ETF powered by investment firm VanEck...

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Coinbase Pro Launches Ethereum Classic Support
Coinbase Pro Launches Ethereum Classic Support
07.08.2018

Coinbase Pro announced on Tuesday, August 7, the launch of Ethereum Classic (ETC) on the platform. The California-based company announced final testing...

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Billionaire Teddy Sagi Invests in Ukrainian Blockchain Startup Distributed Lab
Billionaire Teddy Sagi Invests in Ukrainian Blockchain Startup Distributed Lab
07.08.2018

Billionaire and owner of London’s Camden Market Teddy Sagi has invested in Ukrainian blockchain startup Distributed Lab, CEO Vladimir Dubinin has confirmed....

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Goldman Sachs is Considering a Cryptocurrency Custody Offering
Goldman Sachs is Considering a Cryptocurrency Custody Offering
06.08.2018

Despite its recent negative comments on cryptocurrencies, leading global investment bank Goldman Sachs is considering a plan to offer custody for crypto...

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AI Application Development Platform Dbrain Raises $8M Investment Led by Bitfury and AngelVest
AI Application Development Platform Dbrain Raises $8M Investment Led by Bitfury and AngelVest
03.08.2018

A syndicate of investors including Angelvest, Bitfury Group, and a consortium of cryptocurrency traders is making a $3 million equity investment to the...

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NYSE Operator to Launch New Global Digital Assets Platform
NYSE Operator to Launch New Global Digital Assets Platform
03.08.2018

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), a leading operator of more than 20 global exchanges, clearing houses, data and listings services, announced on Friday,...

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Business & Technology University in Tbilisi to Issue Blockchain Verifiable Diplomas
Business & Technology University in Tbilisi to Issue Blockchain Verifiable Diplomas
02.08.2018

Blockchain continues to move beyond fintech and empowers other industries with the secure and transparent stack. A collaboration between Emercoin and ...

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Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Hodl Hodl to Launch OTC Desk for Large Traders
Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Hodl Hodl to Launch OTC Desk for Large Traders
02.08.2018

Thursday, August 2, popular P2P cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl announced a new business line aimed at large OTC trades. The exchange says the decision...

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Coinbase UK Customers Can Now Buy Bitcoin With British Pounds
Coinbase UK Customers Can Now Buy Bitcoin With British Pounds
02.08.2018

Coinbase announced on Wednesday, August 1, that its UK customers  can now buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with the British Pound. Until now, users...

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Binance Expands Crypto Services Acquiring Ethereum’s Trust Wallet
Binance Expands Crypto Services Acquiring Ethereum’s Trust Wallet
01.08.2018

Binance, the world’s leading crypto exchange, has made its first public acquisition, having bought a decentralized Trust Wallet. Announced on Tuesday,...

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Thomson Reuters Partners with CryptoCompare for Cryptocurrency Data
Thomson Reuters Partners with CryptoCompare for Cryptocurrency Data
31.07.2018

CryptoCompare, the global cryptocurrency market data aggregator, has entered into a strategic partnership with Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source...

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Emercoin Adds Support for Segregated Witness, New Wallet Released
Emercoin Adds Support for Segregated Witness, New Wallet Released
31.07.2018

Emercoin blockchain developers have released 16 updates including support of Segregated Witness (SegWit) protocol. Also a new Emercoin wallet version ...

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Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee to Advise HTC Crypto-Friendly Smartphone Development Team
Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee to Advise HTC Crypto-Friendly Smartphone Development Team
31.07.2018

Charlie Lee announced HTC’s new blockchain-compatible smartphone will have native support for Litecoin and Lightning Network, adding that he was...

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Mike Novogratz’s Cryptobank to Debut on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange
Mike Novogratz’s Cryptobank to Debut on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange
30.07.2018

In a move that can be considered a major milestone for Bitcoin industry, billionaire Mike Novogratz’ crypto-focused merchant bank, Galaxy Digital LP, ...

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Nasdaq Holds a Closed-Door Meeting to Discuss Cryptocurrencies Legitimization
Nasdaq Holds a Closed-Door Meeting to Discuss Cryptocurrencies Legitimization
28.07.2018

The road to shaking its history of shady transactions and fraud is proving long for cryptocurrencies, but Nasdaq Inc. thinks it can help get the industry...

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Bitcoin Price Drops Under $8,000 as SEC Again Rejects Winklevoss Brothers Bitcoin ETF
Bitcoin Price Drops Under $8,000 as SEC Again Rejects Winklevoss Brothers Bitcoin ETF
27.07.2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the second time disapproved a Bats BZX Exchange application to list the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, causing...

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SatoshiPay Prepares for IPO on London Stock Exchange’s AIM
SatoshiPay Prepares for IPO on London Stock Exchange’s AIM
26.07.2018

Cryptocurrency nanopayment provider and processing service SatoshiPay has announced plans for an IPO on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM, a market for ...

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First EFP Trade Involving Bitcoin Futures Completed in Wall Street
First EFP Trade Involving Bitcoin Futures Completed in Wall Street
25.07.2018

Bitcoin took a significant step toward becoming a mainstream financial instrument this week, as two institutional investors completed the first-ever exchange...

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Viva Las Vegas! Blockshow Americas 2018 Conference Announced
Viva Las Vegas! Blockshow Americas 2018 Conference Announced
23.07.2018

Shortly after a successful comeback to Germany with BlockShow Europe 2018, the team gets to work again and announces BlockShow Americas 2018 – the...

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Propy Announces the First California Property Sale on the Blockchain
Propy Announces the First California Property Sale on the Blockchain
23.07.2018

Propy, a global real estate store with a decentralized title registry, today announced the execution of the first comprehensive blockchain-recorded property...

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Learn Basics of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and Digital Security at Crypto Camp Paralelní Polis 2018
Learn Basics of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and Digital Security at Crypto Camp Paralelní Polis 2018
22.07.2018

Come and experience the dark atmosphere of crypto-center of Europe In the lead-up to the much anticipated Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis 2018 in Prague...

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Newly Created Industry Group Initiative Aims to Address Bitcoin Scalability Issues
Newly Created Industry Group Initiative Aims to Address Bitcoin Scalability Issues
21.07.2018

A team of Bitcoin engineers has announced the launch of the Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Bitcoin Optech) addressing the problem of Bitcoin’s scalability,...

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CME Group Says Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume up 93% in Q2
CME Group Says Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume up 93% in Q2
21.07.2018

Bitcoin futures trading activity at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) increased by 93 percent in the second quarter over the first quarter of 2018,...

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Cloud-Mining Service Hashflare Terminates Bitcoin Mining Contracts
Cloud-Mining Service Hashflare Terminates Bitcoin Mining Contracts
20.07.2018

Cloud-mining company Hashflare has announced Friday, July 20, it has terminated all active bitcoin mining contracts because they are no longer profitable....

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Russia: Income Tax for Miners and Cryptocurrency Owners Still in Sight
Russia: Income Tax for Miners and Cryptocurrency Owners Still in Sight
19.07.2018

Miners and holders of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Russia will be regulated under existing provisions of the existing Tax Code with no separate...

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Coinbase Deny Need For SEC Approval to Acquire Broker-Dealer Firms
Coinbase Deny Need For SEC Approval to Acquire Broker-Dealer Firms
18.07.2018

Coinbase on Tuesday rejected a report by Bloomberg that claimed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had given the company the go-ahead to...

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Crypto Market Capitalization Nears $300 bln as Bitcoin Price Soars Over $7500
Crypto Market Capitalization Nears $300 bln as Bitcoin Price Soars Over $7500
18.07.2018

Bitcoin could be set for a comeback after climbing 10 percent over the last 24 hours to hit a high of $7,523 in the early hours on Wednesday. The compounded...

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Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Clarifies His Position on Recent Acquisition of Stake in German Bank
Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Clarifies His Position on Recent Acquisition of Stake in German Bank
18.07.2018

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee provided some details about recent acquisition of Litecoin Foundation, stating he expects to receive a board position at ...

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Coinbase Gets Regulatory Approval to List Coins Deemed Securities
Coinbase Gets Regulatory Approval to List Coins Deemed Securities
17.07.2018

Leading cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and ...

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Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to be Extradited to France, Greek Court Rules
Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to be Extradited to France, Greek Court Rules
14.07.2018

The court in Greek city of Thessaloniki agreed on Friday to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect and alleged BTC-e exchange operator Alexander Vinnik...

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U.S. DoJ Charges 12 Russian Officials with Bitcoin-Funded Elections ‘Interference’
U.S. DoJ Charges 12 Russian Officials with Bitcoin-Funded Elections ‘Interference’
13.07.2018

According to a 29-page document released from the US Department of Justice Friday, July 13, a dozen of Russian operatives were revealed to have used Bitcoin...

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Emercoin Deploys First  Blockchain-Based VoIP Application
Emercoin Deploys First Blockchain-Based VoIP Application
11.07.2018

Emercoin announced that ENUMER, its free blockchain-based VoIP (voice over IP) system, now is a consistent stand-alone service that is being adopted by...

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CBOE Files New Bitcoin ETF Application with SEC
CBOE Files New Bitcoin ETF Application with SEC
09.07.2018

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has received an application for a Bitcoin ETF license from CBOE Global Markets, which would bring the ability...

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Satoshi Writing a Book? Bitcoin Creator Said to be Revealing Cryptocurrency Mysteries
Satoshi Writing a Book? Bitcoin Creator Said to be Revealing Cryptocurrency Mysteries
02.07.2018

At 11:45 p.m., June 29, 2018, someone claiming to be Nakomoto published 21 pages of new material—a sneak preview, allegedly, of a book about the origins...

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Coinbase CEO Brain Armstrong Launches Charitable Cryptocurrency Fund
Coinbase CEO Brain Armstrong Launches Charitable Cryptocurrency Fund
28.06.2018

Cryptocurrency investors have amassed a lot of money in a short amount of time, and now it is time to give back. That is the philosophy which inspired...

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Facebook is Reversing Its Cryptocurrency Ads Ban
Facebook is Reversing Its Cryptocurrency Ads Ban
27.06.2018

Facebook is reversing its ban on cryptocurrency advertisements and will now allow some preapproved advertisers to promote crypto businesses and services....

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Bitcoin Core Version 0.16.1 Released
Bitcoin Core Version 0.16.1 Released
16.06.2018

Bitcoin Core 0.16.1, a new minor version including new features and performance improvements, has been officially released, according to an announcement...

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Ethereum Not a Security, SEC Official Says
Ethereum Not a Security, SEC Official Says
15.06.2018

The world’s second largest cryptocurrency ether jumped alsmost 9 percent Thursday, June 14, after a key a top Securities and Exchange Commission...

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ItBit Adds Four New Cryptocurrencies After Getting NYFDS Regulatory Approval
ItBit Adds Four New Cryptocurrencies After Getting NYFDS Regulatory Approval
14.06.2018

Bitcoin exchange itBit announced it has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to add four major cryptocurrencies...

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Lucky number 6: ORCA Makes Crypto to Fiat Withdrawal Under Six Seconds
Lucky number 6: ORCA Makes Crypto to Fiat Withdrawal Under Six Seconds
14.06.2018

Instant crypto withdrawals are now a reality. The bridge connecting cryptocurrencies with regular finance is being built brick after brick. Fintech start-up...

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Coinbase to Add Support for Ethereum Classic (ETC)
Coinbase to Add Support for Ethereum Classic (ETC)
12.06.2018

Coinbase announced on Tuesday morning in a blog post that it is now starting the engineering work to integrate Ethereum Classic with its services. A further...

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Binance Eyes Euro Trading Pairs This Year
Binance Eyes Euro Trading Pairs This Year
11.06.2018

Binance, one of the world’s most popular and most successful cryptocurrency exchanges, plans to offer traders the ability to trade cryptocurrencies for...

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Cryptocurrencies Pose No Risk to Stability, Russian Analytics Say
Cryptocurrencies Pose No Risk to Stability, Russian Analytics Say
09.06.2018

According to the Russian Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA), the high volatility of cryptocurrencies can potentially create risks for the country’s...

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NON central CONF Comes to León, Spain to Celebrate the Spirit of Blockchain and Decentralization
NON central CONF Comes to León, Spain to Celebrate the Spirit of Blockchain and Decentralization
09.06.2018

The NON central CONF will convert León, Spain, during the 23-24 June weekend into a meeting place of great international specialists within a playful ...

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St. Petersburg Court Overturns Previous Decision to Block Bitcoin-Related Site
St. Petersburg Court Overturns Previous Decision to Block Bitcoin-Related Site
05.06.2018

The City Court of St. Petersburg, Russia has overturned the District Court’s previous decision to block crypto media website Bitcoininfo.ru. As reported...

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Google’s Cryptocurrency Advertising Ban Potentially ‘Unethical’ Claim Experts
Google’s Cryptocurrency Advertising Ban Potentially ‘Unethical’ Claim Experts
04.06.2018

Google’s decision to ban all Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adverts on its platforms is ill-thought-out and potentially even unethical, according to industry...

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Russian Crypto Criminal Admits Money Laundering and Fraud
Russian Crypto Criminal Admits Money Laundering and Fraud
26.05.2018

According to Russian media, the alleged BTC-e mastermind Alexander Vinnik has confessed to charges of fraud and money laundering on May 24, 2018. Reports...

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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Launches Blockchain-Based Securities Lending Platform
Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Launches Blockchain-Based Securities Lending Platform
19.05.2018

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) has announced a blockchain platform for securities lending in a unique venture for the country. In partnership with...

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BlockShow Names Top 10 European Countries for Blockchain Startups
BlockShow Names Top 10 European Countries for Blockchain Startups
18.05.2018

Blockchain conference, BlockShow Europe 2018 has released a study identifying the Top 10 European countries for starting a blockchain company. Switzerland...

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SEC Creates Fake ICO Website to Educate Investors
SEC Creates Fake ICO Website to Educate Investors
17.05.2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a spoof Initial Coin Offering (ICO) website dubbed HoweyCoins in a bid to educate and warn...

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Russian Digital Law Bill Will Not Legalize Cryptocurrencies
Russian Digital Law Bill Will Not Legalize Cryptocurrencies
17.05.2018

A draft bill aimed at protecting the rights of cryptocurrency owners while also regulating them in line with Russian laws was introduced to parliament...

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CME Group Launches Daily Price Benchmark for Ethereum
CME Group Launches Daily Price Benchmark for Ethereum
14.05.2018

CME Group announced new Ethereum price products that will provide users with an access to a reference rate and a real-time pricing index for the world’s...

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Leading Bitcoin and Blockchain Experts to Gather at UNCHAIN Convention Hamburg
Leading Bitcoin and Blockchain Experts to Gather at UNCHAIN Convention Hamburg
05.05.2018

UNCHAIN Convention Hamburg is a two day Bitcoin and blockchain technology conference featuring some of the world’s leading cryptocurrency experts and ...

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Goldman Sachs to Launch a Bitcoin Trading Desk
Goldman Sachs to Launch a Bitcoin Trading Desk
03.05.2018

Goldman Sachs is planning to launch a new cryptocurrency market on Wall Street by offering Bitcoin futures contracts, a move that could strengthen institutional...

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BlockShow 2018 to Disrupt Europe with Its Largest Conference Ever
BlockShow 2018 to Disrupt Europe with Its Largest Conference Ever
02.05.2018

After the big and successful event in Singapore in November 2017, BlockShow team comes back to BlockShow Europe 2018 – the brand’s third big conference...

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Waves Platform Smart Contracts Launched on Testnet
Waves Platform Smart Contracts Launched on Testnet
01.05.2018

Waves, a blockchain-based token creation platform, has launched smart contracts on the Waves Testnet. According to the blog post, the first release of...

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Japanese Exchanges Could be Forced to Delist Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrencies
Japanese Exchanges Could be Forced to Delist Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrencies
30.04.2018

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is ‘quietly’ pressuring local cryptocurrency exchanges to delist privacy-focused altcoins such as Monero, Zcash,...

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Bitcoin is Bigger Than the Internet According to Tim Draper
Bitcoin is Bigger Than the Internet According to Tim Draper
24.04.2018

American venture capital investor and blockchain industry influencer Tim Draper insists that Bitcoin is “bigger than the internet,” and still believes...

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Digital Resistance: Telegram to Use Bitcoin to Bypass Russia’s Ban
Digital Resistance: Telegram to Use Bitcoin to Bypass Russia’s Ban
18.04.2018

Telegram founder and CEO, Pavel Durov, has announced that he recently started issuing bitcoin grants to individuals and companies that ran socks5 proxies...

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Coinbase Buys Earn.com, Names Balaji Srinivasan It’s First CTO
Coinbase Buys Earn.com, Names Balaji Srinivasan It’s First CTO
17.04.2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said on Monday that it has acquired Earn.com, makers of a paid email product that lets people earn bitcoin for replying...

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Court Orders Telegram Messenger App to be Blocked in Russia
Court Orders Telegram Messenger App to be Blocked in Russia
13.04.2018

Moscow court ordered Telegram messenger app to be blocked in Russia after failing to give the country’s Secret Service (FSB) decryption keys to ...

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Russian Government to Control Bitcoin to Fiat Exchange Operations
Russian Government to Control Bitcoin to Fiat Exchange Operations
13.04.2018

The Russian government has prepared a memo on the law “On digital financial assets” that states the “exchange of cryptocurrencies for fiat money to the...

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AR Startup Piligrim XXI Patents New Algorithms for Creating Digital Land
AR Startup Piligrim XXI Patents New Algorithms for Creating Digital Land
11.04.2018

Piligrim XXI, an augmented reality (AR) startup designing the blockchain-based platform Arcona, which allows users to deposit virtual objects anywhere...

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Winklevoss Twins’ Gemini To Launch Cryptocurrency Block Trading
Winklevoss Twins’ Gemini To Launch Cryptocurrency Block Trading
10.04.2018

Gemini, the digital-asset exchange run by the Winklevoss twins, is introducing a service that will allow investors to make big trades outside of the firm’s...

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Bittrex Reopens New User Registrations
Bittrex Reopens New User Registrations
10.04.2018

Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex announced the resumption of customer user registrations and the launch of its enhanced website. The. Wait....

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Leading Bitcoin and Blockchain Experts To Convene Under One Roof at Chainges in Amsterdam
Leading Bitcoin and Blockchain Experts To Convene Under One Roof at Chainges in Amsterdam
05.04.2018

Two days, three stages, over 60 speakers and 2500 attendees from all around the world. Unique knowledge explored during workshops, keynotes based on use...

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The Reserve Bank of India Bans Regulated Entities From Dealing In Virtual Currencies
The Reserve Bank of India Bans Regulated Entities From Dealing In Virtual Currencies
05.04.2018

India virtually banned cryptocurrencies like bitcoin with the Reserve Bank of India barring regulated entities from providing services to any individual...

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Russian Authorities Prepare Controversial ICO Regulations
Russian Authorities Prepare Controversial ICO Regulations
02.04.2018

Russia’s Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications (MinComSvyaz) has prepared guidelines for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The document, however, has...

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Russia’s New Cryptocurrency Bill Gives Definition to Smart Contracts
Russia’s New Cryptocurrency Bill Gives Definition to Smart Contracts
20.03.2018

Russia’s parliament members Anatoly Aksakov, Igor Divinski, and Oleg Nikolaev, as well as senator Nikolai Zhuravlev have presented a bill on digital financial...

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Ukrainian Hackers Stole $50 Million in Bitcoins Using ‘Poison’ Google Ads
Ukrainian Hackers Stole $50 Million in Bitcoins Using ‘Poison’ Google Ads
15.02.2018

A Ukrainian hacker group dubbed Coinhoarder has stolen more than $50 million in cryptocurrency from users of Blockchain.info, one of the most popular ...

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Moscow Firm Opens World’s First Crypto Addict Hotline
Moscow Firm Opens World’s First Crypto Addict Hotline
10.02.2018

While dramatic price swings of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are rattling the nerves of investors, a Moscow-based company has launched a hotline ...

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Nuclear Scientists Arrested in Russia for ‘Bitcoin Mining Plot’
Nuclear Scientists Arrested in Russia for ‘Bitcoin Mining Plot’
10.02.2018

Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies....

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DECENT Unveils 2018 Roadmap, Partners with Dragonfly to Revolutionize Payment Processing In Gaming Industry
DECENT Unveils 2018 Roadmap, Partners with Dragonfly to Revolutionize Payment Processing In Gaming Industry
03.02.2018

Blockchain technology platform DECENT released their roadmap for 2018. Additionally, the Switzerland-based startup in partnership with Dragonfly, a distribution...

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Russia Considers Offshore Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms
Russia Considers Offshore Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms
03.02.2018

Russia’s ministry of finance is proposing to create special offshore cryptocurrency trading platforms with cities of Vladivostok and Kaliningrad considered...

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Waves Lab Participant Simdaq Raises $5 million via ICO
Waves Lab Participant Simdaq Raises $5 million via ICO
29.01.2018

The first major Waves ICO of the year has ended, reaching its hard cap in just 28 hours thanks to a partnership with the Waves Lab incubator. Simdaq, ...

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Russian Brokerage Firm Launches CBOE Bitcoin Futures Trading
Russian Brokerage Firm Launches CBOE Bitcoin Futures Trading
29.01.2018

Moscow-based online brokerage firm Finam will allow its customers ‎to trade bitcoin futures from Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), with CME futures...

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Russia Publishes Digital Assets Regulation Bill Covering Bitcoin, Mining and ICO’s
Russia Publishes Digital Assets Regulation Bill Covering Bitcoin, Mining and ICO’s
25.01.2018

Russia’s ministry of finance has published a bill on digital assets regulation, which, among other things, defines cryptocurrencies, tokens, mining, and...

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BitConnect Shuts Down Its Lending and Exchange Platform
BitConnect Shuts Down Its Lending and Exchange Platform
17.01.2018

Bitconnect, the lending and exchange platform that was long suspected by many in the crypto community of being a Ponzi scheme, has announced it’s shutting...

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Russia Postpones “Crypto Ruble” Launch to Mid-2019
Russia Postpones “Crypto Ruble” Launch to Mid-2019
16.01.2018

According to Arseni Scheltsin, the director of Russia’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Association, the proposals on creating and regulating a national...

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Bitfury and First Block Capital Make Strategic Investment In Emercoin
Bitfury and First Block Capital Make Strategic Investment In Emercoin
11.01.2018

The Bitfury Group and First Block Capital announced they have invested in Emercoin and will support the provider of blockchain solutions and services ...

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Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Bets Big on Bitcoin, Price Soars Over $15,000
Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Bets Big on Bitcoin, Price Soars Over $15,000
03.01.2018

Facebook early investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel bought millions of dollars’ worth of Bitcoin through Founders Fund, a VC firm he co-founded ...

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Russia to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges
Russia to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges
29.12.2017

Following the presentation of a drafted bill to place regulations on the usage of cryptocurrency in Russia on December 28, a list of approved cryptocurrency...

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Waves Platform Launches Venture Capital Fund Focusing on Crypto-Assets
Waves Platform Launches Venture Capital Fund Focusing on Crypto-Assets
29.12.2017

Public blockchain platform Waves is launching a new blockchain venture product called Basics Fund to focus on investing in crypto-assets and pre-sale ...

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EXMO: Pavel Lerner is Safe, No Physical Harm Inflicted
EXMO: Pavel Lerner is Safe, No Physical Harm Inflicted
29.12.2017

Bitcoin exchange EXMO has released an official statement on the abduction of Pavel Lerner, the platform’s leading analyst. According to EXMO representatives,...

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Leading Analyst of EXMO Cryptocurrency Exchange Kidnapped in Kyiv
Leading Analyst of EXMO Cryptocurrency Exchange Kidnapped in Kyiv
27.12.2017

Pavel Lerner, leading analyst at cryptocurrency exchange Exmo, was kidnapped in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, December 26. As reported by Strana.ua, Lerner...

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Mybtgwallet Scam: Victims to Sue the Bitcoin Gold Team
Mybtgwallet Scam: Victims to Sue the Bitcoin Gold Team
27.12.2017

The group of Mybtgwallet scam victims has been negotiating refund of $5 million stolen in users funds with the Bitcoin Gold team for the past month. As...

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Scare​​ Tactics ​​and​​ Unlawful​​ Seizure: ​​Ukraine’s Security Service Cracks ​​Down ​​on Popular ​​Crypto ​​Media
Scare​​ Tactics ​​and​​ Unlawful​​ Seizure: ​​Ukraine’s Security Service Cracks ​​Down ​​on Popular ​​Crypto ​​Media
18.12.2017

At 8 a.m., December 15, agents of Ukraine’s Security Service (SSU) along with two civilian witnesses to the search entered Anatoly Kaplan’s, founder and...

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Russian Project Receives a Banking License for the Implementation of Cryptocurrency Operations
Russian Project Receives a Banking License for the Implementation of Cryptocurrency Operations
18.12.2017

The ZODIAQ project, which is creating a universal financial blockchain corporation, received a banking license of category B from the Comoros Offshore...

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Waves Platform to Launch a New Self-Regulatory Body Aimed at Developing ICO Standards
Waves Platform to Launch a New Self-Regulatory Body Aimed at Developing ICO Standards
12.12.2017

Blockchain platform Waves is launching a self-regulatory body to set standards for initial coin offerings (ICOs) and the blockchain industry. Announced...

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EXMO Exchange to Launch Crowdsale in Association with Blockstarter
EXMO Exchange to Launch Crowdsale in Association with Blockstarter
01.12.2017

Cryptocurrency exchange EXMO has announced a sale of EXO (EXMO Coin) tokens to fund margin loans functionality for traders. According to the spokespersons...

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Ukraine’s Financial Regulators Support Introduction of Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrencies
Ukraine’s Financial Regulators Support Introduction of Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrencies
30.11.2017

Ukraine’s National Bank, the National Commission for Securities and Stock Market, and the National Commission on Finance Services Market Regulation have...

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Russia’s Sberbank Conducts First Blockchain Payment Transaction
Russia’s Sberbank Conducts First Blockchain Payment Transaction
30.11.2017

Sberbank has become the first Russian bank to carry out a payment transaction using the blockchain technology, which allows transfers within a few seconds....

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Bitcoin Gold Users Lose Over $2.5m, Accuse the Team of Scam
Bitcoin Gold Users Lose Over $2.5m, Accuse the Team of Scam
22.11.2017

Over 3,200 Bitcoin Gold user wallets have been emptied by malefactors on the night of November 13th to 14th due to a vulnerability in the only BTG wallet,...

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Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich, Other Russian Forbes Millionaires Invest in Cryptocurrencies
Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich, Other Russian Forbes Millionaires Invest in Cryptocurrencies
22.11.2017

Major Russian businessmen are interested in cryptocurrencies, while one tenth of the Forbes list invest in this new kind of financial tool. According ...

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DECENT and Dragonfly Join Forces to Bring Blockchain to Over 100 Million Gamers
DECENT and Dragonfly Join Forces to Bring Blockchain to Over 100 Million Gamers
16.11.2017

Chinese gaming giant Dragonfly and DECENT have come together to bring blockchain to the gaming industry. Together, they are set to tackle some common ...

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Suddenly Russia’s Central Bank Sees ICO Investment Potential
Suddenly Russia’s Central Bank Sees ICO Investment Potential
15.11.2017

A senior official at Russia’s Central Bank insists the so called initial coin offerings (ICOs) could drive funding opportunities for startups, which...

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Russian Central Bank Pushes For ‘Professional’ Miners Taxation
Russian Central Bank Pushes For ‘Professional’ Miners Taxation
14.11.2017

The deputy head of Russia’s central bank Olga Skorobogatova has stated that cryptocurrency mining as a business has to be registered and taxed. The official...

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Garry Kasparov: Bitcoin Is Pure Speculation
Garry Kasparov: Bitcoin Is Pure Speculation
14.11.2017

Chess grandmaster and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has told Proteste Investe that he isn’t surprised about bitcoin’s high popularity, however,...

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Alleged BTC-e Co-owner Transferred to Prison in Athens
Alleged BTC-e Co-owner Transferred to Prison in Athens
14.11.2017

According to Alexander Vinnik’s lawyer Timofei Musatov, Mr. Vinnik has been transferred from Saloniki to Athens due to the forthcoming court session in...

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