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Sweden Is Becoming a Haven for Cryptojackers
Hooked-in Sweden is becoming a haven for cryptojackers siphoning off capacity and energy to mine for digital currencies.
Mar 23
09:57 AM
This Startup Is Using Blockchain to Fight Art Forgers
Contemporary artist Philip Colbert, whose colorful, high-spirited art is finding buyers around the world, had been toying with the idea of creating his own catalog system to prove the authenticity of his expanding body of work.
Mar 23
08:38 AM
Telegram On Track to Push Its Cryptocurrency Sale to $1.7 Billion
Messaging service Telegram Group Inc., which smashed the world record for selling a new cryptocurrency in February, is on track to raise another $850 million as its initial coin offering extends toward a third month, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Mar 23
05:32 AM
Enough About Cryptocurrency. Let's Talk About Virtual Cats
We spend way too much time talking about digital currencies and not nearly enough time on digital cats.
Mar 23
04:23 AM
The World's Biggest Crypto Exchange Is Moving to Malta
Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by traded value, is seeking a fresh start in the Mediterranean.
Mar 23
01:54 AM
Japan Stocks Poised to Break Below Technical Support
A slide in Japanese stocks on Friday morning, as indicated by futures pricing, will push the Topix index below its average level over the past 200 days. This closely watched technical measure may augur further losses with the equity market just 33 points away from its 2018 low. That could drag down the benchmark gauge to its lowest since October by the end of the Friday session as global trade tensions ramp up.
Mar 22
02:12 PM
Top Regulator Frets Crypto Markets Could Be Full of Manipulation
Add a top U.S. financial regulator to the list of people concerned that lightly policed cryptocurrency markets make easy targets for manipulators.
Mar 22
02:07 PM
Bank of England Starts Hub to Monitor Fintech Alongside Hammond
Developments in fintech could boost the U.K.'s sluggish productivity growth and the Bank of England has started a unit to monitor its developments, Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said Thursday.
Mar 22
10:37 AM
Bitcoin Futures Watchdog Gets No Love as U.S. Plans Budget Cut
As Bitcoin surges in popularity, global regulators have increasingly sounded alarms that crypto investments are susceptible to fraud, theft or even worse. (BTC )
Mar 22
10:24 AM
Crytpocurrency Backed by Habanero Peppers Is a Thing in Mexico
A cryptocurrency called Agrocoin is giving buyers a chance to invest in some of the world's spiciest peppers.
Mar 22
06:27 AM
R3 CEO Says Blockchain Is a Once in a Generation Opportunity for Financial Markets
David Rutter, founder and chief executive officer at R3, discusses building blockchain for financial markets. He speaks with Matt Miller and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Markets: European Open. (Source: Bloomberg)
Mar 22
03:47 AM
Bitcoin Falls After Report That Binance Faces Warning in Japan
Bitcoin slipped after one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges was reported to face a government warning in Japan, adding to concerns that increased regulatory scrutiny will curb demand for digital assets. (BTC )
Mar 22
03:39 AM
Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance Is Said to Face Warning in Japan
Japan's securities regulator is planning to warn Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, to stop operating in the country without a license, a person familiar with the matter said.
Mar 22
03:39 AM
Is Your Blockchain Business Doomed?
Europe's new data protection regulation could spell trouble for companies.
Mar 21
11:09 PM
G-20 Sparks Optimism for Bitcoin Growth
LDJ Capital founder and Chairman, David Drake, explains why Bitcoin may be valued at $30k by year end. He speaks with Bloomberg's Selina Wang on (BTC )
Mar 21
06:03 PM
Google Is Working on Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology
Google is working on blockchain-related technology to support its cloud business and head off competition from emerging startups that use the heavily-hyped technology to operate online in new ways, according to people familiar with the situation.
Mar 21
01:08 PM
Eddie Murphy-Inspired Fintech Firm Signs With Winklevoss Crypto Exchange
A U.K. fintech firm named after one of Eddie Murphy's early movies has hooked up with crypto royalty.
Mar 21
10:28 AM
Huawei Is in Talks to Build a Blockchain-Ready Smartphone
Huawei Technologies Ltd., the world's third-biggest handset maker, is considering developing a mobile phone that will be able to run blockchain-based applications, according to two people familiar with the plans.
Mar 21
09:43 AM
Blockchain Growing Pains Show There's No Ledger to Rule Them All
Messaging app developer Kik Interactive, which raised about $100 million last year to launch services on the Ethereum blockchain, discovered that the ledger technology isn't ready for prime time. (ETH )
Mar 21
07:21 AM
Crypto Craze Sees Singapore Firm Tap Michael Owen, Manny Pacquiao for Tokens
Global Crypto Offering Exchange is attempting to capitalize on the intersection of avid fanbases -- sports and cryptocurrencies -- to grab investor dollars in the frenzied initial coin offering space.
Mar 21
02:42 AM
CryptoKitties Raises $12 Million From Andreessen, Union Square
CryptoKitties, the blockchain-based virtual game that was a breakout success on the Ethereum network, is being spun off as a separate venture that has already raised $12 million from a star-studded roster of investors. (ETH )
Mar 20
02:16 PM
Bitcoin Spikes After G-20 Expresses No Desire for Crypto Oversight
Bitcoin is rallying after the Group of 20 nations steered clear of calling for a coordinated clampdown on the cryptocurrency market. (BTC )
Mar 20
12:12 PM
The World's Finance Chiefs Are Fretting About Cryptocurrencies
This time last year, finance chiefs from the world's biggest economies were barely thinking about the niche industry of Bitcoin when they met in Germany. Now, they're loudly warning cryptos could destabilize financial markets. (BTC )
Mar 20
12:07 PM
Wall Street Bitcoin Pioneer Quits Wedbush for Blockchain Startup
Sheri Kaiserman was Wedbush Securities Inc.'s head of equities in 2013 when she made a bold call, granting permission to publish the first Wall Street analysis of Bitcoin's value. The report didn't explicitly recommend buying the cryptocurrency, but it did say huge gains were possible -- and investors who dove in that day have seen a more than 600 percent return. (BTC )
Mar 20
07:40 AM
Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Says Alt-Coin Bear Market Is Largely Over
The bear market for smaller cryptocurrencies known as alt-coins is over, according to Fundstrat Global Advisors LLC. But don't expect the rally to resume just yet. (BTC )
Mar 20
07:32 AM
When Is a Bitcoin Not a Bitcoin? When It's an Asset, Says G-20
Finance ministers seeking to crack down on tax evasion this week in Buenos Aires have cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin at the forefront of their minds. (BTC )
Mar 19
09:57 PM
G-20 Draft Says Crypto Assets Lack Sovereign Currency Traits
Negotiators at the G-20 summit of finance ministers agreed on language in their draft communique that says crypto assets lack many of the attributes of sovereign currencies, according to a person with direct knowledge of the talks. *G-20 negotiators also withdrew language on risk of inward looking policy to global growth in draft communique *There's intense debate on digital taxation at G-20, Brazil Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles tells reporters in Buenos Aires *Brazil favors digital taxati
Mar 19
11:33 AM
Bitcoin Bust Reminds Morgan Stanley of Nasdaq Crash, But Faster
Bitcoin has long been compared to the dot-com bubble. Morgan Stanley says its recent moves are similar to the tech boom and bust, but on steroids. (BTC )
Mar 19
10:52 AM
Trump Prohibits U.S. Purchases of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency
PresidentDonald Trumpbanned U.S. purchases of a cryptocurrency the Venezuelan government is rolling out, as part of a campaign to pressure the government of PresidentNicolas Maduro.
Mar 19
10:07 AM
Blockchain Enters Opaque Territory With First Structured Note
Blockchain, the technology promising to usher in simplicity and transparency to finance, is entering one of the industry's most obscure corners.
Mar 19
02:32 AM
Bitcoin Rises From Six-Week Low as G-20 Weighs Cryptocurrencies
A weekend selloff cryptocurrencies subsided, with Bitcoin rallying from a six-week low before Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors discuss digital assets in Buenos Aires. (BTC )
Mar 18
10:47 PM
On G-20 Agenda, a Shared Desire to Calm Down Crypto: QuickTake
It took one of the wildest investmentmanias in history to jolt them into action, but governments around the world are finally starting to regulate cryptocurrencies. Their approaches have run the gamut, from a massive crackdown in China to an exchange-licensing regime in Japan and a largely hands-off system in Switzerland. Some countries, most notably the U.S., have yet to formulate a comprehensive strategy. But on the whole, oversight is increasing, as shown by the desire of finance ministers o
Mar 18
07:17 PM
Growth of Crypto-Assets May Threaten Financial System, FSB Says
The rapid evolution of crypto-assets such as Bitcoin may one day make them a threat to the financial system, Mark Carney, chairman of the Financial Stability Board, said in a letter to Group of 20 finance leaders. (BTC )
Mar 18
10:49 AM
Bitcoin Mining Banned for First Time in Upstate New York Town
A small lakeside town in upstate New York is fed up with Bitcoin miners using up so much of its low-cost electricity. (BTC )
Mar 16
11:19 AM
Fewer Americans Hold Cryptocurrencies Than You Probably Think
More than 90 percent of American adults don't own cryptocurrencies -- and most have a lot of concerns about the coins, a new survey from Finder found.
Mar 16
09:52 AM
Bitcoin's 'Death Cross' Looms as Strategist Eyes $2,800 Level
The tea leaves don't bode well for Bitcoin. (BTC )
Mar 15
05:24 PM
Want to Mine Bitcoin in New York? You'll Have to Pay a Premium
Bitcoin mining is about to become a costlier proposition in upstate New York. (BTC )
Mar 15
04:43 PM
Peter Thiel Is Bullish on Bitcoin, the Heartland and Trump
Billionaire investor Peter Thiel praised bitcoin and U.S. President Donald Trump while criticizing big, liberal-leaning cities and Democrats during a talk at the Economic Club of New York. (BTC )
Mar 15
11:47 AM
Overstock Doubts Deepen With Short Sellers Piling In Before Earnings
Overstock.com Inc. has had a rough year so far. The online retailer's stock has lost almost half of its value since peaking in January. Digital currencies, which the firm has fully embraced, have lost some steam. And it's being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over its initial coin offering.
Mar 15
10:04 AM
Technology Meant to Make Bitcoin Money Again Is Now Live
A version of the technology that's meant to make cryptocurrency payments faster and cheaper went live Thursday. (BTC )
Mar 15
08:17 AM
Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Sees More Pain Ahead Before Price Recovery
Bitcoin's painful start of the year isn't over, according to research firm Fundstrat Global Advisors LLC. (BTC )
Mar 15
07:48 AM
Goldman-Backed Circle Is Hiring 100 for Global Crypto Expansion
Circle Internet Financial Ltd., the consumer finance startup backed by investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Baidu Inc., will hire 100 people as it expands a newly acquired cryptocurrency exchange.
Mar 14
09:37 PM
Trump Organization Lawyer Sought to Enforce Hush Agreement
A lawyer for the Trump Organization sought an order last month to stop porn star Stormy Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with President Donald Trump, according to documents provided by her attorney. (HUSH )
Mar 14
06:57 PM
This Fallen Angel ETF Rises With High Yield
The VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High-Yield Bond ETF (ticker: ANGL) has returned more than 60 percent since its inception in 2012, and has outperformed the iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (ticker: HYG) and the iShares iBoxx Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (ticker: LQD). Jan Van Eck, CEO and president of VanEck, discusses VanEck funds and the potential for a VanEck Bitcoin ETF with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Eric Balchunas. (Source: Bloomberg) (BTC )
Mar 14
05:49 PM
The Bitcoin Fad Is Fadingfor Now
Suddenly, Bitcoin seems a bit boring. (BTC )
Mar 14
04:39 PM
John McAfee Resurfaces With a Bang as Adviser to Crypto Startup
John McAfee disappeared from the public markets after MGT Capital Inc. severed ties with the controversial antivirus software developer, but now he's back and advising a cryptocurrency startup that's conducting an initial coin offering.
Mar 14
02:31 PM
Congress Holds First Hearings on ICOs
Peter Van Valkenburgh, Coin Center's director of research, discusses a House hearing on cryptocurrency regulation and initial coin offerings on
Mar 14
01:58 PM
Cboe Signals Big Plans for Trading Cryptocurrency Derivatives
Cboe Global Markets Inc., an exchange that's quickly become one of the biggest believers in cryptocurrencies, wants to expand beyond Bitcoin futures. (BTC )
Mar 14
11:39 AM
Billionaire Alan Howard Makes a Bet on Cryptocurrencies
Hedge fund billionaire Alan Howard made sizeable personal investments in cryptocurrencies last year and plans to put more of his own money into digital assets and the blockchain technology behind them, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Mar 14
09:34 AM
Crypto Advocates Push For Regulatory Guidance at Congressional Hearing
If the top financial watchdogs in the U.S. don't come up with clearer guidelines for the cryptocurrency market, innovative startups may go elsewhere, according to one of the most popular digital-token exchanges.
Mar 14
09:21 AM

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