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Will Bitcoin Price Snap Three-Year December Winning Streak?

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 06:00
Bitcoin may break its three-year December winning streak unless prices convincingly cross key resistance at $4,410 in the next few days.

Security Token Offerings ‘Illegal,’ Says Beijing Financial Watchdog

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:01
The head of Beijing’s Municipal Bureau of Finance has warned that security token offerings (STOs) are "illegal" in the city.

The Crypto Winter Is Here and We Only Have Ourselves to Blame

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 04:00
Last year's mania perpetuated a narrative that making speculative gains was bitcoin’s core value proposition, writes Michael J. Casey.

UK Funds Facilitator to Roll Out Blockchain Settlements in 2019

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 02:00
Calastone, the London-based transaction network for investment funds, is moving buying and selling of funds on blockchain by May 2019.

Ping An’s New Pitch for Blockchain: Shared Ledger, But Banks Keep Clients

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00
Ping An, the Chinese insurance giant that built the eTradeFinance blockchain, is modifying the platform to give its 12 participating banks more control over customer relationships.

Get Ready for Crypto Sanctions Enforcement

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 06:40
Recent OFAC actions are just the first step in crypto sanctions enforcement, write attorneys Beau Barnes and Jake Chervinsky.

Crypto Custody? State Street Is Waiting on a Client Shift, Exec Says

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 06:00
State Street bank says there's no sense of urgency yet from clients for it to move into safeguarding crypto assets.

How Silvergate Became the Leading Bank for Crypto Startups

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 07:00
Silvergate Bank CEO Alan Lane shared his approach to serving the cryptocurrency industry with bankers at the Block FS conference.

Crypto Anarchists Are Building Tools to Resist the State in Eastern Europe

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 06:15
A new centre for "crypto-anarchy" based in Slovakia is pushing for a return to what they believe are the technology's core political tenets.

Bitcoin Price Ends November With Worst Monthly Decline in 7 Years

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 19:17
The price of bitcoin is on its way to recording its worst monthly performance since August of 2011.

Bitcoin ETF Seekers Met With SEC Monday In Latest Pitch for Approval

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:00
VanEck, SolidX and Cboe met with SEC staff on Monday to demonstrate how the bitcoin market is ready for an ETF.

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 10:00
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”

Vitalik Buterin Awarded Honorary Doctorate from University of Basel

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:35
The creator of ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, has just been awarded an honorary doctorate for his work on blockchain innovation.

Mining Giant Bitmain Launches Crypto Index for Investors

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:40
Bitmain has launched a new index tracking the performance of major cryptocurrencies as a benchmark for investors.

Capitulation? Bitcoin’s Price Dropped 36% in November

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 06:45
Bitcoin tanked in November on the back of high volumes, raising the possibility that the market has, to some extent, capitulated.

Asus Allows Gamers to Mine Crypto With Their Idle Graphics Cards

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 05:00
Taiwan-based tech giant Asus is now letting gamers use their graphics cards to earn a share of profits from cryptocurrency mining.

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 04:00
An Intel patent awarded Tuesday outlines a method for mining cryptos using the SHA-256 algorithm more efficiently.

Developers Rally Around Ethereum 1x, A New Roadmap for Faster Scaling

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00
Ethereum developers are aggregating efforts to implement ethereum 1x – a new proposed upgrade intended to act as the intermediary bridge to ethereum 2.0.

SEC Fines Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled for ICO Promotions

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 16:57
Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled settled charges with the SEC, which said they promoted ICOs without disclosing payments from token issuers.

US Judge Denies SEC Push for Injunction Against Crypto Startup

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 15:30
A US District Judge ruled that the SEC has not yet provided sufficient evidence that Blockvest broke securities laws.