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WATCH: What Drove Bitcoin Price Up Today? We Explore the Pop

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 19:28
Bitcoin popped earlier this morning and our own Brad Keoun talks to Joe DiPasquale of BitBull Capital about what moved the market.

SEC Rejects Bitwise’s Latest Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 17:45
The SEC has rejected Bitwise's proposal for a bitcoin ETF.

YouNow Sees Strong Revenue Growth After SEC Approves Token Distribution

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 16:50
"The SEC allows me to say that you have a potential upside in this network," said YouNow CEO Adi Sideman.

Bitcoin Jumps to 3-Week High Near $8,600 as Fed Plans New Round of Reserve Increases

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 15:00
Bitcoin prices have jumped 5.9 percent in the past 24 hours, recovering some of the cryptocurrency's losses in recent weeks.

MakerDAO’s Multi-Collateral DAI Token Is Launching Nov. 18

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 13:58
From Nov. 18, borrowers of DAI tokens will be able to stake multiple types of cryptocurrency collateral, not just ETH.

The IRS Just Issued Its First Cryptocurrency Tax Guidance in 5 Years

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 13:00
For the first time since 2014, the IRS is detailing how it will tax cryptocurrency holdings. Here's what you need to know.

Binance Now Accepting Fiat Through Alipay, WeChat

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 12:00
The move opens the exchange to peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto transactions from China.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress Over Libra Crypto

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 11:53
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will defend Libra before U.S. lawmakers later this month.

Canada’s Blockchain Sector Wants Legal Clarity, New Report Shows

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 11:00
A report from the Canadian Digital Chamber of Commerce compiles fresh data on Canada's blockchain industry – including some promising salary stats.

SEC in Settlement Talks With ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Organizer Reg Middleton

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 10:57
Middleton organized the unregistered $14.8 million Veritaseum (VERI) initial coin offering, and is further accused of market manipulation post-ICO.

Bank of England Sets Out Rules for Libra Launch in the UK

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 10:00
The central bank has finalized principles the Facebook-led cryptocurrency project must adopt before a U.K. launch.

Vanguard Developing Blockchain Platform for $6 Trillion Forex Market

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 09:00
Mutual fund giant Vanguard has partnered with Nasdaq Ventures-backed blockchain startup Symbiont to develop a currency trading platform.

US Lawmakers Call on Payment Giants to Exit ‘Chilling’ Libra Project

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 07:30
Senators Brian Schatz and Sherrod Brown have called on Visa, Stripe, and MasterCard to reconsider their membership of the Libra Association.

Bitcoin Trades Flat Even As Fed Signals Inflation-Boosting Balance Increase

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 07:00
The Fed Reserve's decision to expand its balance sheet is seen as a long-term positive for bitcoin, but prices are yet to feel any effect.

Swiss Central Bank to Explore Use of Digital Franc in Settling Trades

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 06:45
Switzerland’s central bank and the SIX stock exchange will study using a central bank digital currency to settle trades of tokenized assets.

Banking Giant UBS Goes Live on We.Trade Blockchain for Trade Finance

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 06:00
Swiss financial giant UBS has started full-fledged transactions on we.trade, a blockchain-based trade finance platform that’s seeing growing adoption.

New Libra Fork Will Create Permissionless Stablecoin Free of Corporate Control

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 05:30
Thirty blockchain companies and nonprofit organizations plan to fork the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency to build an open alternative.

Security Token Firm Taps German Developer’s $7 Billion Property Pipeline

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 05:00
Fundament landed German real estate giant Bauwens as a strategic investor with its $7 billion of projects to boost its asset-tokenization business.

How Anti-Money-Laundering Rules Hinder Libra’s Mission to Reach the Unbanked

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 04:00
A "step-ladder" approach to know-your-customer (KYC) rules could help the Libra stablecoin reach those disconnected from the financial system.

For Non-Profits Working With Facebook, Libra Isn’t Such a Crazy Idea

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00
If their missions aren't served by Libra, Women's World Banking and Mercy Corps say they'll let it be known – loudly.