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Up 28%: Bitcoin Closes April Above Key Price Level Breached Last Year

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 07:10
Bitcoin scaled an important price resistance with near 30 percent gains in April, solidifying the long-term bull breakout witnessed a month ago.

US Income Tax Payers Can Now Get Refunds in Bitcoin

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 06:40
Income tax payers in the U.S. now have the option to receive their federal and state refunds in bitcoin through Bitpay and Refundo.

Amazon Web Services Opens Blockchain Building Service Up for Wider Use

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 05:45
Amazon Web Services has taken its Managed Blockchain service out of preview mode, meaning more firms can now use the platform to build products.

Digging Deeper on Crypto Exchange Data and Transparency

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 04:30
Clay Collins of crypto data provider Nomics argues that we shouldn’t take the Bitwise report's “true” exchange volume conclusions at face value.

Turkey: The Country Where Crypto Exchanges Are Beating the Bear Market

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 03:30
Turkish exchanges OKEx and BtcTurk are onboarding thousands of crypto traders as the lira falters.

Two Charged With Running ‘Shadow Banking’ Service for Crypto Exchanges

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 15:21
The U.S. government has sued two individuals in connection with a scheme to provide "shadow banking" services to unregulated crypto exchanges.

Tether Lawyer Admits Stablecoin Now 74% Backed by Cash and Equivalents

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:47
Tether's general counsel told the New York Supreme Court that it can only back about 74% of USDT in circulation as of Tuesday.

Microsoft Outlook Hackers Stole Crypto Using Victims’ Emails: Report

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:10
Hackers who breached Microsoft Outlook have reportedly used the email service to steal cryptocurrency users' funds.

HTC Plans to Launch Another Blockchain Phone This Year, Exec Says

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:15
Electronics giant HTC is planning to launch a second-generation EXODUS blockchain phone by the end of 2019.

Bitcoin Startup Unveils ‘Thunder Bird’ Lightning Code for IoT Devices

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 09:00
Japanese startup Nayuta is releasing a lightning network implementation with a compelling new focus: bitcoin payments for the internet of things.

JPMorgan Exec Joins Blockchain Gold-Trading Firm Tradewind as CEO

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 08:00
Tradewind, a blockchain-powered precious metals market, has hired a JPMorgan veteran to be its first-ever CEO.

Bitcoin Price Close to First 3-Month Winning Streak Since Late 2017

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:31
Bitcoin is on track to confirm a long-term bullish reversal with a first three-month winning streak since the end of 2017.

ErisX Launches Crypto Spot Market on Heels of New $20 Million Raise

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:00
Aspiring crypto derivatives provider ErisX took one step closer to its ultimate goal Tuesday with the launch of a spot market.

Voters on Ethereum App Veto Proposal to Fund Polkadot Blockchain

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 06:00
Aragon token holders have shot down a proposal to diversify project funds to support blockchain interoperability project Polkadot.

Nasdaq Adding Index for XRP Cryptocurrency to Global Data Service

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 05:00
After bitcoin and ether, Nasdaq is now adding an index for the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency, XRP, to its global data service.

Bitfinex Is Planning to Issue an Exchange Token, Shareholder Says

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 04:00
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is planning to issue a proprietary exchange token, according to a shareholder claiming knowledge of the plan.

Want to Understand Bitfinex? Understand Mt. Gox  

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 00:01
People interested in understanding Bitfinex are well-served to understand what happened with Mt. Gox.

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Crypto Fund Lost $272.7 Million in 2018

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 14:35
Galaxy Digital, the crypto fund founded by Michael Novogratz, lost $272.7 million in its first full year of operation.

Huobi Cloud Aims for 80 More Exchange Partners in Bid for Revenue Growth

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 13:01
The Huobi Cloud network of crypto exchanges wants to facilitate $55 million in daily volume by 2020.

SEC Temporarily Suspends Trading in Little-Known Bitcoin Miner’s Shares

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:20
The SEC has temporarily suspended trading in shares Bitcoin Generation, a little-known crypto exchange and miner.