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T. Boone Pickens Finds Cryptocurrencies A Real Turnoff
American oil tycoon and financier T. Boone Pickens is not at all enthusiastic about cryptocurrencies. The reason is the term itself.
04:17 AM
Bitconnect Is Shutting Down Lending And Exchange Platform
The management behind the controversial cryptocurrency Bitconnect Coin (BCC), which was suspected of being a Ponzi scheme, has announced that it is shutting down its lending and exchange platform.
04:08 AM
Bitcoin Extends Sharp Slide On Regulation Worries
Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies extended their sharp fall from Tuesday into Wednesday morning on prevailing concerns of South Korea and China, the two leading crypto markets, planning severe crackdown on the digital currency market. (BTC )
02:27 AM
South Korea Crackdown Worries Add To Crypto Market Fall
The entire crypto market fell by double-digit percentages Tuesday over fears of a wider trading crackdown in South Korea, which has emerged as the world's second-largest market for cryptocurrency.
Jan 16
08:02 AM
Crypto Market Falls Over South Korea Crackdown Fears
The entire crypto market fell by double-digit percentages Tuesday over fears of a wider trading crackdown in South Korea, which has emerged as the world's second-largest market for cryptocurrency.
Jan 16
07:37 AM
Telegram To Establish Its Own Cryptocurrency Through $1.2 Bln ICO
Private messaging app Telegram is planning a $1.2-billion Initial Coin Offering or ICO. The messaging app, with more than one hundred and seventy million monthly users, a.
Jan 16
05:42 AM
Cryptocurrency Majors Plummet Over Crackdown Fears
Bitcoin was on a free fall Tuesday, reaching below $12,000 for the first time since December 5, amid reports that China is stepping up crackdown on cryptocurrency (BTC )
Jan 16
05:02 AM
China Steps Up Crackdown On Cryptocurrency 'Exchange-Like Services'
As part of stepping up the crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges, Chinese authorities are blocking online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, a report said.
Jan 16
04:03 AM
Suspicious Trades Likely Caused Significant Jump In Bitcoin Price: Study
Suspicious trades on a Bitcoin currency exchange likely caused the significant jump in bitcoin price to $1000 from $150 in just two months, according to a study on Bitcoin price manipulation. (BTC )
Jan 16
01:42 AM
France Plans To Regulate Crytpocurrencies
France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Marie called for stringent regulations to control the use of digital currencies for tax evasion and for financing illegal activities and terrorism.
Jan 16
12:52 AM
Singapore MAS Chief Hopes Crypto Tech Will Survive Crash
Ravi Menon, who is the chief of the Singapore's de facto central bank, expressed hope on Monday that technologies underpinning cryptocurrencies and the blockchain would survive a crash in the former, news agency Reuters reported.
Jan 15
02:42 AM
Ripple Jumps On News Of MoneyGram Tie-up
US money transfer giant MoneyGram struck a deal with the blockchain-based payment settlement company Ripple to pilot the latter's native currency XRP in MoneyGram payment flows.
Jan 12
04:57 AM
Pay In Bitcoin For Kentucky Fried Chicken In Canada
You can now buy Kentucky Fried Chicken in Canada by paying in Bitcoin. KFC Canada launched the limited time offer, named (BTC )
Jan 12
04:22 AM
Grayscale's Bitcoin Investment Trust Announces 91-for-1 Stock Split
Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC), a fund led by bitcoin entrepreneur Barry Silbert, announced Thursday a 91-for-1 stock split of the Trust's issued and outstanding shares. (BTC )
Jan 12
12:37 AM
Sizzling Crypto Market Invites Regulators' Attention
Runaway trends in the price of cryptocurrencies have brought them under the regulators' scanner in several countries, clouding the outlook for what was touted as the next big thing after Internet.
Jan 11
06:17 AM
Goldman Sachs Highlights Bitcoin's Potential As Alternative Form Of Money
Cryptocurrencies could become an alternative form of money in developing countries, especially in troubled economies, Goldman Sachs stated. Citing countries such as Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the traditional services of money are inadequately supplied, a new report published by the global investment banking company says cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin may offer viable alternatives. (BTC )
Jan 11
05:42 AM
Warren Buffett Certain That Cryptocurrencies Set For Bad Ending
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has warned that cryptocurrencies are set to have a bad ending and he would not bet any money on them.
Jan 11
12:37 AM
Cryptocurrencies Fall As South Korea Moves To Ban Crypto Trading
Major cryptocurrencies are moving downward after reports that South Korea's justice minister Park Sang-ki said the country is readying a bill to ban all crypto trading, over
Jan 10
10:42 PM
Microsoft Resumes 'Bitcoin' Payment Option After Brief Halt
Microsoft corporation has resumed accepting Bitcoin as payment option for Microsoft Store after temporarily halting transactions in the unstable cryptocurrency from its active payment instruments. (BTC )
Jan 10
07:09 AM
Crypto Market: Ethereum Co-founder Says Crash First, Then Consolidation
The "unrealistic" alternative cryptocurrencies that have come out in recent weeks amid the hype created by crypto major bitcoin will lead the market to crash, according to Ethereum co-founder Charles Hoskinson. But, it will strengthen again after the failure of many of those bitcoin alternatives that lack substance, he added.In an interview with CNBC, Hoskinson, Ethereum's former CEO who now runs... (ETH )
Jan 10
03:17 AM
JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon Regrets Calling Bitcoin 'A Fraud'
JP Morgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon has backtracked on his earlier comment that Bitcoin is a fraud. During a banking conference in Saudi Arabia in September, Dimon had caused a stir when he called Bitcoin a fraud and said he would fire any JP Morgan trader if they dealt with the most prominent cryptocurrency. (BTC )
Jan 09
06:09 AM
S. Korea Crackdown, Website Exclusion Erase $100 Bln Cryptoasset Market Cap
The "hyper" exuberance of the digital currency market was served a damper on Monday as South Korean authorities announced a crackdown on the retail banks, which were funding cryptocurrency exchanges.Following the news, a leading cryptocurrency market data provider, CoinMarketCap, removed some Korean exchanges from its price calculations, without any warning, causing a sharp slide in prices of...
Jan 09
03:48 AM
Bank Of Israel Says Virtual Currencies Can Be Financial Asset, Not Currency
Bank of Israel Deputy Governor Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg said on Monday that cryptocurrencies are not currencies, but can be viewed as a financial asset with its inherent risks.
Jan 09
03:23 AM
Bitcoin Loses Its Shine Further; Ethereum Hits All-time High
With Bitcoin continuing to lose its dominance over the cryptocurrency market despite a brief revival over the weekend, the second most popular virtual currency Ether surged to its all-time high on Monday. (BTC , ETH )
Jan 08
08:17 AM
The Rise Of Ripple
Riding on the mania that is causing mammoth gains in the price of different digital currencies, Ripple and its native currency XRP has risen to be the second biggest cryptoasset by market capitalization.
Jan 05
06:02 AM
Zuckerberg Studying How Crypto Currency Can Help Improve Facebook
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed his interest in studying crypto currency and other decentralizing technologies as part of a larger bid to improve the social networking service.
Jan 05
05:16 AM
Bitcoin Futures Are Threat To Banking System: ECB Director
A Director of the European Central Bank (ECB) has warned that a move by financial market infrastructures such as stock exchanges to add bitcoin futures to their platforms is a threat to the financial stability of the entire banking system. (BTC )
Jan 04
08:12 AM
Ripple Soars To Become Second Biggest Cryptocurrency
Ripple has eclipsed Ethereum to become the world's second-largest cryptocurrency by value after bitcoin, and going strong. The digital currency reached nearly $4 on Thursday, gaining around 40 percent in one day. (ETH )
Jan 04
05:12 AM
Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Bets Big On Bitcoins
Peter Thiel, who is Paypal co-founder and an angel investor known for early bets on Facebook and SpaceX, has added bitcoin into his portfolio even as other venture capitalists remain wary of the highly volatile cryptocurrency. (BTC )
Jan 03
06:32 AM
Trading In Crypto-currencies Illegal: India's FM
India's Finance Minister has made it clear that crypto-currencies are not legal tender in the country, and those indulging in such transactions are doing it at their own risk.
Jan 03
06:02 AM
South Koreans Deposited 2.67 Tln Won In Crypto Exchanges Last Year: Report
The amount of deposits made by South Koreans at cryptocurrency exchanges in 2017 was 64 times higher than in the previous year, according to Government data. South Korean Sedaily reported that according to data obtained by the Financial Supervisory Service of the Korea Exchange Bank, deposits worth 2.
Jan 02
07:59 AM
Miami To Host North American Bitcoin Conference
Miami will host the North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) next month. A part of World Blockchain Forum: Investments & ICOs, the North American Bitcoin Conference is taking place in the sunshine state on January 18 and 19. (BTC )
06:57 AM
India Equates Cryptocurrencies To Ponzi Schemes In Warning
India's finance ministry on Wednesday issued a warning against trading and transacting in crytpocurrencies such as Bitcoin, saying they do not have any intrinsic value and likened them to Ponzi schemes. (BTC )
06:22 AM
Ripple Stands Out While Bitcoin Slides
With Bitcoin continuing to lose its dominance in the cryptocurrency market despite a brief revival, the third most popular virtual currency Ripple surged almost 20 percent to its all-time high. (BTC )
05:54 AM
S. Korea Plans Measures To Curb Virtual Currency Speculation
South Korea's government said it plans to implement special measures to control virtual currency speculation. The government has repeatedly warned that virtual currencies are not legal tender and its prices can fluctuate drastically causing great losses, the Office for Government Policy Coordination said in a statement on Thursday.
01:47 AM
Bitcoin Bubble Inflates Again
Giving relief to Bitcoin traders and investors, the cryptocurrency has rebounded after losing more than 30 percent of its value in one day and sinking to a pre-Christmas low of $11,000. (BTC )
05:02 AM
Bitcoin Drops Below $13,000
Bitcoin plunged below $13,000 on Friday as the competition intensified, strengthening the cautious view by some regulators. At the Bitstamp digital currency exchange, the day's low was $12560, down over 36 percent compared to its record top near $20,000 at the start of the week after CME Group, the world's largest futures exchange, launched its bitcoin futures. (BTC )
06:04 AM
NYSE Files With SEC To List Two Bitcoin-linked ETFs
Bitcoin, the much-in-demand cryptocurrency, is fast moving towards mainstream with the New York Stock Exchange filing to list two bitcoin-linked exchange-traded funds. (BTC )
06:49 AM
Longfin Soars 2000% After Buying Blockchain Company; CEO Says Not Justified
Longfin shares soared more than 2000 percent after the financial technology company announced its acquisition of Ziddu.com, a cryptocurrency company with no revenue, amid the ongoing hype around bitcoin and blockchain.
06:12 AM
Etherium Hits All-time High
Ethereum, the world's second most popular cryptocurrency, continued its record-breaking upswing Tuesday to set an all-time high of $850. The digital currency touched new heights afternoon in Asia, before dipping slightly. (ETH )
07:42 AM
Massachusetts Warns Against "Bitcoin Mania"
Massachusetts' securities regulator has warned investors to take precaution before investing in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, saying they could just be another (BTC )
07:57 AM
Japanese Co.'s Employees To Get Salary In Bitcoin
A Japanese company has promised to pay their workers in bitcoin. GMO Internet Group, a multi-national Internet service provider for both the consumer and enterprise markets, said it is introducing a system for employees to receive part of their salary in the virtual currency from February next year. (BTC )
04:43 AM
Ethereum Surge Continues, Hits Record High Of $729
Ethereum, the world's second most popular cryptocurrency, scaled new heights Wednesday. It surged by more than 20 percent in a day, and at 10.18 ET Wednesday morning it was trading at $729. (ETH )
07:21 AM
SEC Warning On Cryptocurrencies And ICO
A week after bitcoin futures trading made its debut on a major U.S. exchange, US Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a warning against the risks involved in cryptocurrencies and
04:57 AM
Litecoin Hits All-time High
Litecoin, the fourth largest cryptocurrency by value, that has been considered as a fork of digital sibling Bitcoin, has reached an all-time high price Tuesday, up by more than 6900 percent of its value at the beginning of this year. (BTC , LTC )
06:04 AM
CBOE Website Jammed As Bitcoin Futures Trading Makes Debut
The first ever Bitcoin futures trading in the world made its bullish debut on a major U.S. exchange Sunday evoking immense response from traders. The Chicago Board Options Exchange's (CBOE) website was jammed in the initial hours due to heavy traffic on its website with potential traders looking for the trading data. (BTC )
04:32 AM
Wall Street Concerned Over Bitcoin Future Trading
Wall Street's biggest banks and clearing houses have expressed concern over federal regulators granting approval for bitcoin future trading without adequate dialogue and precaution. (BTC )
06:27 AM
Cryptocurrency Mining Site Hacked; Bitcon Hits $15,000
The cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash said it was hacked and $64 million worth of bitcoin may have been stolen. Slovenia-based NiceHash said it is investigating the nature of the security breach involving its website, and stopping all operations for a day.
05:57 AM
Bitcoin Surpasses $12,000 Despite Central Banks' Warning
Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value, surged to yet another new record high on Wednesday, breaking the $12000 benchmark price. The currency hit an intra-day high of $12,488 in Hong Kong. (BTC )
07:22 AM
IOTA Price On The Rise After Microsoft Partnership
Cryptocurrency IOTA's price is on a surge after the company behind it announced last week that it has partnered with big tech companies, including Microsoft, on its Data Marketplace. (MIOTA )
06:08 AM

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