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What Indonesia Reveals About Facebook’s Libra Plan

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 00:00
Facebook’s omnipresence in Indonesia raises questions about how Libra will impact retail users.

Tim Draper Is Bullish On Argentina’s Blockchain Tech Potential

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 21:00
Draper and the Argentinian president bet that bitcoin would overtake the peso. He might be right.

Bitcoin’s Share of $350 Billion Crypto Market Highest Since 2017

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 20:34
Bitcoin has done it again, hitting a new 2019 high at $11,788, before retracing slightly.

Square Is Expanding Access to Bitcoin Deposits for Cash App Users

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 17:40
Square is rolling out bitcoin deposits for its Cash App, supplementing the buy, sell and transfer options.

Ex-Trump Economist Joins ‘Crypto Central Bank’ After Failed Fed Bid

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 15:45
Decentral aims to perform similar monetary functions for cryptocurrencies as the Federal Reserve does for the U.S. economy.

SEC Begins Accepting Public Comments on ETF Backed by Bitcoin and T-Bills

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 14:26
The SEC has kicked off a public comment period for a proposed ETF backed by bitcoin and T-bills.

Minnesota House Bill Aims to Outlaw Cryptocurrency Donations

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 14:00
Four Democratic House Representatives want to outlaw crypto donations to politicians.

Bitcoin’s Price Rises Above €10K in First Since January 2018

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 14:00
Bitcoin's price topped €10,000 on Tuesday, hitting the highest level seen since late January 2018.

Samourai Wallet Releases Privacy-Enhancing CoinJoin Feature

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 13:00
The new feature is easy to activate but may be difficult to execute at scale.

Bitcoin Startup Lolli Looks to Global Expansion With Hotels.com Partnership

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:05
The bitcoin rewards app Lolli is going global in 2019, starting with the travel industry.

CFTC Approves LedgerX to Settle Futures in Real Bitcoin

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:16
LedgerX just got the green light from the CFTC to offer physically settled bitcoin futures to retail investors.

Synthetix Trader Rolls Back Broken Trades That Netted $1 Billion Profit

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:10
A rogue API caused Synthetix pricing to go wild. A bot profited, but the bot owner rolled back the trades.

Wait for October: New Bitcoin Miner Demand Is Again Outstripping Supply

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:00
Bitcoin's price jump has juiced demand for new mining equipment, with some models on backlog until October.

Walmart China Teams with VeChain, PwC on Blockchain Food Safety Platform

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:01
Walmart China has launched a blockchain-based platform aimed to address food safety concerns in the country.

Swiss Central Banker ‘Relaxed’ About Facebook’s Libra Crypto

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 08:00
A Swiss central banker has suggested that Facebook's cryptocurrency project, Libra, is not ruffling any feathers with the regulator, Reuters reports. 

Bitcoin Buying Pressure Hits 2-Month High as Price Tops $11.4K

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin’s price rose to fresh 15-month highs today with a key technical indicator pointing to the strongest buying pressure in over two months. 

Over 2,000 Investors Back Kraken Crypto Exchange’s $13 Million Crowdfunding

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 06:15
The crowdfunding effort is said to have pushed Kraken's valuation towards $4 billion.

Bitcoin IRA, BitGo Launch Insured IRA Composed Entirely of Crypto

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 05:43
The new self-directed crypto retirement plan features $100 million in insurance protections and lower fees.

JPMorgan to Start Customer Trials of Its ‘JPM Coin’ Crypto

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 04:40
JPMorgan Chase is reportedly to start client trials of its "JPM Coin" cryptocurrency for intercompany remittances.

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: Bad for Privacy, Bad for Competition

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 00:00
Allowing Facebook to mint its own coin would turn it into the greatest monopoly in history, argues Signature Bank's chairman.