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Online Gold Sales Quintupled as Bitcoin Plunged, CoinInvest Says
Gold coin sales jumped fivefold on Tuesday at one of Europe's largest online dealers as Bitcoin suffered its biggest selloff since December. (BTC )
04:22 AM
The Rivals to Bitcoin's Crown
Bitcoin steadied after slumping as much as 26% yesterday as proposals for tough new regulations in Asia and Europe weighed on cryptocurrencies. The real threat to Bitcoin's supremacy may not be from governments. A year ago, Bitcoin made up 90% of the crypto-market and now it's down to just 36%. As speculators turn away from the breakout star, will rivals continue to erode Bitcoin's dominance? Bloomberg's Eric Lam reports on (BTC )
04:17 AM
What Could Kill the Bitcoin Boom
Digital money has a very human vulnerability: psychology. (BTC )
02:22 AM
Did Bitcoin Just Burst? How It Compares to History's Big Bubbles
Bitcoin's recent wobbles have given fresh urgency to a question that's gripped market observers for much of the past year: Will the cryptocurrency go down as one of history's most infamous bubbles, alongside tulipmania and the dot-com craze? (BTC )
01:11 AM
China Blockchain Firm Pursues Hong Kong Tycoon's Boutique Hotel
Sharing Economy International Inc., a Chinese textile machinery maker with blockchain ambitions, said it's pursuing the acquisition of a boutique hotel from Hong Kong property billionaire Lee Shau-kee.
Jan 16
11:57 PM
Party Far From Over as Graphite Maker Rallies More Than Bitcoin
A staggering rally in the shares of Indian graphite electrode producer HEG Ltd. shows no sign of losing steam as global shortages persist amid increasing demand from European steelmakers. (BTC )
Jan 16
09:08 PM
Bitcoin Steadies From 26% Slump as Traders Brave Volatility
Bitcoin held above $11,000 a day after losing a quarter of its value as traders sought a floor for pricing amid growing concern regulators around the world will move ahead with new rules to restrict the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry. (BTC )
Jan 16
07:12 PM
BitPay's Singh Calls Bitcoin Selloff an Overreaction
Sonny Singh, BitPay's chief commercial officer, and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson discuss the plunge in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on (BTC )
Jan 16
06:13 PM
Bitcoin More Important Than iPhone to Growth at Some Asian Firms
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is one of hundreds of companies that have benefited by supplying components for Apple Inc.'s iPhone over the past 10 years. Now the world's biggest maker of bespoke microchips may see digital currencies like Bitcoin become even more important for its growth. (BTC )
Jan 16
05:57 PM
Crypto Junkies' Favorite Messaging App Is Planning the Biggest ICO Ever
Encrypted messaging service Telegram Inc. is planning the largest, and by some measures most ambitious, initial coin offering ever.
Jan 16
03:27 PM
BitConnect Closes Exchange as States Warn of Unregulated Sales
BitConnect said it's closing the company's cryptocurrency exchange and lending operation after receiving two cease-and-desist letters from state authorities for the unauthorized sale of securities and suffering from denial-of-service attacks. (BCC )
Jan 16
03:07 PM
Crypto-Linked Stocks Return to Earth as Bitcoin, Ripple Fall
January's cryptocurrency selloff got fresh impetus on Tuesday when Bitcoin slumped as much as 25 percent, as the prospect of regulatory crackdowns appeared to spread. Bloomberg's Rob Urban has more on (BTC )
Jan 16
02:48 PM
Bitcoin's Power Needs May Be Overblown
Speculation that Bitcoin mining will lead to uncontrolled growth in electricity consumption may be overblown, recalling the hype that surrounded projections for data centers and marijuana growing. (BTC )
Jan 16
01:17 PM
Here's Where Banks Rank on Blockchain Patents
The financial-services industry has a greater share than technology companies
Jan 16
12:48 PM
Bitcoin's Slump Is Even Steeper Compared With Smaller Cryptos
The search for the (BTC )
Jan 16
09:57 AM
Bitcoin Tumbles Amid Fears of Cryptocurrency Crackdown
Bloomberg's Ed Robinson discusses Bitcoin's slump and regulatory crackdowns on cryptocurrencies on (BTC )
Jan 16
09:52 AM
Mark Cuban Says Mavericks to Accept Cryptocurrencies Next Year
The Dallas Mavericks are getting on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.
Jan 16
09:17 AM
Iced-Tea Company Turned Blockchain Entity Plans U.K. Merger
Long Blockchain Corp., the beverage business that reinvented itself as a crypto company, is continuing the transformation by teaming up with a British firm specializing in the technology that powers digital-currency transactions.
Jan 16
07:48 AM
North Korean Hacker Group Seen Behind Crypto Attack in South
The same North Korean hacking outfit associated with the Sony Pictures Entertainment data theft was behind attacks on South Korean cryptocurrency users and exchanges toward the end of last year, U.S.-based researchers said.
Jan 16
07:12 AM
Diamond Trade Turns to Technology That Keeps Bitcoin Anonymous
The world's biggest diamond producer is turning to the technology behind bitcoin to track gems from mine to retailer. (BTC )
Jan 16
05:57 AM
Crypto-Linked Stocks Return to Earth as Bitcoin, Ripple Stumble
Companies that have seen their fortunes -- and share prices -- soar with the crypto-craze are now facing a little bit of a reality check. (BTC )
Jan 16
05:12 AM
IBM, Maersk Form New Blockchain Company for International Cargo
IBM and A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S have started a company that will use new technologies such as blockchain, a digital ledger best known for underpinning bitcoin, to track cargo movements and automate paperwork for shipping across international borders.
Jan 16
05:07 AM
Bitcoin Under Threat of "Huge Regulatory Risks,' Says Bell
Lawrence Hatheway, group chief economist and head of investment solutions at GAM Group, and Michael Bell, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, discuss how bitcoin is being utilized and risks from government regulation. They are joined by Bloomberg's Ed Robinson on (BTC )
Jan 16
04:37 AM
O'Neill Says Regulators Want to Be Really Careful About Bitcoin
Former U.K. Commercial Secretary to the Treasury Jim O'Neill discusses cryptocurrencies and if regulators should be concerned about leveraged investing in the technology. He speaks with Francine Lacqua and Tom Keene on (BTC )
Jan 16
04:09 AM
BofA Tops IBM and Payments Firms With Most Blockchain Patents
Bank of America Corp. may not be willing to help customers invest in bitcoin, but that doesn't mean it isn't plowing into the technology underlying the cryptocurrency.
Jan 16
03:07 AM
Cryptocurrencies Resume Slide as Bitcoin Tumbles to December Low
Bitcoin slumped to the lowest level since December in Asia trading hours as cryptocurrencies continued a January selloff amid rising scrutiny from global regulators. (BTC )
Jan 15
07:42 PM
Bitcoin Frenzy Helps Crypto Hedge Funds Reap 1,000% Gains
While most of the world's institutional investors watched from the sidelines as cryptocurrencies surged last year, a small group of hedge fund managers piled in. (BTC )
Jan 15
07:32 PM
Bitcoin Can't Save World's Autocrats From the Sanctions Squeeze
Vladimir Putin's finance ministry wants to let cryptocurrencies trade on official Russian exchanges. Kim Jong Un's hackers are stealing digital cash. Nicolas Maduro hopes a cryptocurrency backed by oil will lure investment back to Venezuela. (BTC )
Jan 15
03:23 PM
China Escalates Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading
China is escalating its clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, according to people familiar with the matter.
Jan 15
03:39 AM
These Digital Coins Soar (or Fall) With Bitcoin
It was astounding enough when bitcoin soared more than 14-fold over the course of 2017 to reach a peak of more than $19,000 on Dec. 16, giving it a total market cap of $329 billion -- greater than the gross domestic product of South Africa or Ireland. Equally astounding, perhaps, is that bitcoin's value has now been eclipsed by the combined market caps of the next biggest four cryptocurrencies, which have largely moved in lockstep with bitcoin's (many) ups and (occasional jarring) downs. To beli (BTC )
Jan 14
09:22 PM
S. Korea to Decide on Crypto Trading Only After Government Talks
South Korea's government will decide whether to pursue a bill to shut down cryptocurrency exchanges only after sufficient discussions and opinion coordination across departments, the Office for Government Policy Coordination said.
Jan 14
08:17 PM
Indonesia Warns Against Owning, Selling, Trading Cryptocurrency
Bank Indonesia is taking a firm stance against cryptocurrencies as it urges all parties to refrain from owning, selling or trading the tokens.
Jan 12
10:07 PM
A Blockchain ETF by Any Other Name Smells Sweeter to the SEC
You can call a blockchain ETF whatever you want -- just don't call it blockchain.
Jan 12
01:32 PM
Crypto Exchange Kraken Goes Dark and User Anxiety Surges
One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has been down for hours and its clients are starting to freak out.
Jan 12
12:03 PM
Mnuchin Warns Against Bitcoin Becoming Next 'Swiss Bank Account'
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at the Economic Club of Washington about the need to make sure consumers are not hurt by cryptocurrencies. (Source: Bloomberg) (BTC )
Jan 12
08:22 AM
Hedge Fund Urges Power Producer to Join Cryptocurrency Craze
The biggest investor in Atlantic Power Corp., the owner and operator of plants in the U.S. and Canada, called on the company to explore using surplus output for cryptocurrency mining.
Jan 12
08:22 AM
Kodak CEO Plans to Seize Blockchain Moment and Win Over Skeptics
It was perhaps the weirdest of Kodak moments.
Jan 12
08:02 AM
Drug-Deal Bitcoins Lead to $940,000 Gain for Berlin Prosecutors
Crime may not always pay for criminals, but fighting it does sometimes. (BTC )
Jan 12
07:43 AM
Bitcoin Fund's 91-for-1 Share Split Is Another Dot-Com Flashback
Here's one more way cryptocurrencies are mimicking the dot-com frenzy as they capture popular attention: massive stock splits. (BTC )
Jan 12
07:32 AM
Mnuchin Warns Against Bitcoin Becoming the Next 'Swiss Bank Account'
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will work with the Group of 20 nations to prevent cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin from becoming the digital equivalent of an anonymous Swiss bank account and ensure bad people cannot use these currencies to do bad things. (BTC )
Jan 12
07:23 AM
Buyout Firm Requests 'Breather' After Crypto Craze Sends Its Stock Up 1,500%
AIQ Ltd. lasted just three days on the London Stock Exchange before the crypto craze became too much.
Jan 12
06:03 AM
Green-Power Bitcoin Miner Weighs IPO and Pleads for Regulation
An Austrian cryptocurrency miner that mints bitcoins with green energy is weighing an initial public offering to fund an expansion outside its home country. (BTC )
Jan 12
02:42 AM
Who Wants to Be Bitcoin's Watchdog?
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has raised its hand. Some think it's going too fast. (BTC )
Jan 12
02:23 AM
China Cracks Down on Bitcoin Mining Facilities
Bitcoin mining, the computing process that makes transactions with the cryptocurrency possible, is about to become more expensive for some after China ordered mining facilities to close. Bloomberg's Camila Russo reports on (BTC )
Jan 11
09:03 PM
MoneyGram Gets in on the Cryptocurrency Craze
Bloomberg's Cory Johnson explains MoneyGram's plan to test Ripple's digital coins. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on
Jan 11
06:27 PM
Surging China Stocks Downplay Blockchain Links Amid Crackdown
At least a dozen Chinese listed companies have issued statements this week playing down links to blockchain technology amid signs regulators are trying to limit the kind of speculative surges seen in other markets.
Jan 11
06:27 PM
Bono's VC Firm Makes Its First Fintech Investment, Backing Acorns
Financial technology startups are grabbing a greater share of capital from investors. Now Bono is getting in on the action.
Jan 11
05:32 PM
Bitcoin Set for Worst Weekly Slide Since 2015 as Scrutiny Rises
Bitcoin slumped again on Friday, leaving the largest cryptocurrency heading for its worst weekly performance in three years as regulators around the world step up scrutiny out of concerns ranging from investor losses to strains on power systems. (BTC )
Jan 11
05:07 PM
Bitcoin Mining Fees Surge After Chinese Officials Clamp Down
Bitcoin mining, the computing process that makes transactions with the cryptocurrency possible, is about to become more expensive for some after China ordered mining facilities to close. (BTC )
Jan 11
12:42 PM
This Venture Firm Is Going All-In on Crypto for Its Next Fund
The allure of cryptocurrency is so high that one venture capital firm has decided to go all-in on the currency for its next fund.
Jan 11
10:02 AM

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