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Japan's Financial Services Agency issued a warning Friday to major cryptocurrency exchange Binance for operating without registration in the country.
Blockchain technology has the potential to track all data being shared on the internet, says one analyst, but it won't be able to prevent misuse.
Sridhar Ramaswamy said Google has a small team looking at blockchain and that the technology has a lot of promise
President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning any transactions within the United States involving
Bitcoin miners were attracted to Plattsburgh for their low electricity costs. Mayor Colin Read is banning the mining to protect the residents, the Verge reports. (BTC
A small town in northeastern New York has banned the launch of new bitcoin (BTC
Peter Thiel is betting bitcoin to win the cryptocurrency battle because it's
Bitcoin has dropped to a point where it's not that profitable to produce, according to some estimates. (BTC
One of the hottest pop culture phenomenons right now is a game called "Fortnite," attracting rap stars, top Twitch streamers and gamers alike. div > div.group > p:first-child"> The game, made by Epic Games, is surging in popularity. Google search volume interest for "Fortnite" exceeded "Minecraft" and bitcoin in recent weeks. Source: Google Trends At one point last month, 3.4 million people were...
Bitcoin prices dropped Wednesday following news that the world's largest online ad provider Google plans to ban cryptocurrency advertising. (BTC
One of the earliest investors in the internet expects that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will be the primary means of payment in five years.
With fears of a possible trade war abounding, one hedge-fund manager suggests putting your money into bitcoin to protect it. (BTC
There appears to be an arms race by hackers to steal computing power from the public cloud to mine cryptocurrencies, RedLock co-founder and CEO Varun Badhwar told CNBC on Thursday. div > div.group > p:first-child"> Cryptojacking, a process whereby hackers deploy software that exploits a computer's central processing unit to mine cryptocurrency, is on the rise, said Badhwar, whose firm specializes...
The SIKURPhone has an in-built cryptocurrency wallet designed to keep digital coins like bitcoin safe.
Britain's Treasury Select Committee of lawmakers said it is launching an inquiry into digital currencies, as well as the underlying blockchain technology.
Bitcoin is about to surge even higher, and one trader lays out the next catalysts for the cryptocurrency. (BTC
Cryptocurrency and blockchain hedge fund Pantera Capital announced the hiring of former Deutsche Bank Managing Director Tuesday.
Litecoin's price has more than doubled in the past seven days as a result of a recent rally. (LTC
Venezuela launches a new oil-backed digital currency Tuesday, in a move the government hopes will help pull the country out of a deepening economic crisis.
President Nicolas Maduro hopes Venezuela's own digital currency will help it make financial transactions and get around western sanctions.
First Malibu mansions, next ultra luxurious yachts the ways in which cryptocurrency enthusiasts can spend their virtual riches is growing.
You know that moment when you're all talking about bitcoin but nobody really understands it? Well, TV host Ellen DeGeneres summed up that feeling perfectly Thursday. div > div.group > p:first-child"> The comedian took it upon herself to explain to her audience what the cryptocurrency actually is. "Everybody is talking about bitcoin, nobody understands it," she said. "It's like a plot twist in a...
Last November, the price of bitcoin crossed the $10,000 level for the first time. The rest of 2017 was an explosive ride, shooting up near $20,000 per coin before closing out the year just above $13,400. div > div.group > p:first-child"> Now, we're right back to last November, making note of bitcoin breaking above $10,000 Thursday midday for the first time in two weeks. Of course, the atmosphere... (BTC
Mining just one bitcoin in South Korea costs $26,170, according to data released by lighting and furniture firm Elite Fixtures.
Litecoin surged Wednesday after news that a payments processor for the cryptocurrency is set to launch February 26. (LTC
Salon is using readers' computing power to mine the virtual currency monero.
Japan's Coincheck, stung by the theft of $530 million of digital money last month, is expected to file a report with regulators on the hacking.
Brian Kelly, an outspoken bitcoin uberbull, told CNBC on Monday that he has nearly all of his money invested in cryptocurrencies. div > div.group > p:first-child"> "Like 90 percent," Kelly estimated on "Squawk Box." "I run a fund. I have my money in that. I've got investments elsewhere." "But that's not for everybody," said the founder of BK Capital Management, who runs the BKCM Digital Asset...
Cryptocurrencies are "highly risky" assets and are unsuitable as investments, three European Union (EU) regulators warned Monday. div > div.group > p:first-child"> The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities, banking and insurance and pensions said in a joint statement that they were "concerned" about an increasing number of people buying virtual currencies without being aware of...
Sopnendu Mohanty, chief fintech officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), voiced his concerns about speculative cryptocurrency trading.
The market and bitcoin are correlated, says analyst. Both took a hit earlier this week and now begin to recover. (BTC
Brother Tyler Winklevoss hit back at bitcoin critics, saying that any criticism is a 'failure of the imagination.' (BTC
The regulation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is far from being a top priority for the European Central Bank (ECB). (BTC
The Treasury secretary is bringing together federal agencies to coordinate cryptocurrency regulation, the chairmen of two financial commissions said.
During the U.S. stock market's worst sell-off in years, bitcoin is not acting as an uncorrelated store of value. (BTC
Bitcoin is off around 70 percent from its all time-high hit in mid-November. (BTC
On Friday, the state's securities board issued its fourth emergency cease-and-desist order in just over a month on a cryptocurrency company.
Bitcoin's rapid tumble from December records comes amid a slew of negative news for the the cryptocurrency world. (BTC
Lloyds Banking Group said the rules would apply to credit card customers across Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland, Halifax and MBNA.
The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein has told CNBC that blockchain and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin could be one way to help his family restore its wealth.
Bill Baruch, president of Blue Line Futures, explains why he is buying the recent bitcoin sell-off. (BTC
Dozens of entrepreneurs, made newly wealthy by blockchain and cryptocurrencies, are heading to Puerto Rico this winter, The New York Times reports.
The cryptocurrency and cannabis markets are helping fuel the interest of retail investors, says TD Ameritrade.
Despite its slump and his prediction for further downside, Brian Kelly says he would never consider betting against bitcoin. (BTC
Seoul previously roiled markets when it said that it was considering shutting down local cryptocurrency exchanges.
Cryptocurrency mining requires super computers to solve complex mathematical problems to validate transactions on the bitcoin network.
Announcements from Facebook and the SEC Tuesday, and a report of CFTC action, culminated a negative day of news for cryptocurrencies.
It's an intentionally broad policy aimed at stopping scammers, Recode reports.
The 20 largest digital currencies by market capitalization all declined late Tuesday morning, according to CoinMarketCap.
The founder of Pencils of Promise reveals what it was like for him to receive a donation from the Pineapple Fund.