• Latest Cryptocurrency News & Reviews

    US: New Hampshire Bill Aims to Legalize Bitcoin for State Payments in 2020

    The crypto bill is progressing through local government, with a decision ultimately due in mid-March. Lawmakers in the U.S. state of New Hampshire are currently considering a bill to legalize payment of fees and taxes in Bitcoin (BTC), documents originally published on Jan. 3 reveal. NH HB470 is currently making its way through chambers of […]

    $20 Million Funding Round in Blockchain Firm Symbiont Includes Citigroup and Nasdaq

    Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 23

    Crypto Custodian Backed By Andreessen Horowitz and PayPal Co-Founder Launches

    US Crypto Exchange Launches Spot Trading for Institutional Investors

    Enterprise Blockchain Platform Records 10K Transactions per Second in Testnet Launch

  • General
  • Recent Crypto Posts

    • CBOE’s BZX Equity Exchange has apparently withdrawn its request for a rule change to list a Bitcoin ETF. The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) BZX Equity Exchange has apparently withdrawn its request for a rule change by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to an official notice published on Jan. 23, BZX

    • Global messaging app Telegram plans to release the mainnet and token for its blockchain-based TON platform as early as March, sources claim. Global messaging app Telegram plans to release the mainnet and token for its blockchain-based Telegram Open Network (TON) platform as early as March 2019. The news was revealed to Cointelegraph by a source

    • A Chinese user of the cryptocurrency exchange ZB.com claimed that the exchange reported him to the police. A Chinese user of the cryptocurrency exchange ZB.com said that the exchange reported him to local police in a post on the 8btc forum, a major Chinese crypto community, on Jan. 21.In the post, which has been viewed

    • Charles Hoskinson, founder of Cardano, believes crypto markets will be more mature and attract millions to billions of users by the time they regain 2017’s all-time highs. Crypto markets might need more than a decade to regain 2017’s price highs, but the industry will a “dramatically different ecosystem at that point,” according to top altcoin

    • Blockchain tech firm Bitfury Group has released a series of new tools for merchants, consumers and developers in a bid to drive wider adoption of the Lightning Network. Blockchain technology firm Bitfury Group has released a series of new tools for merchants and developers in a bid to drive wider adoption of the Lightning Network

    • Smart contracts indubitably fall subject to private international law, a professor of Private International Law at Germany’s Friedrich Schiller University has argued. Blockchain-based smart contracts indubitably fall subject to private international law, a legal expert has argued in a post published to Oxford University’s Business Law Blog today, Jan. 23.Giesela Rühl — a professor of

    • sponsored A blockchain platform is planning to clamp down on counterfeit drugs and ensure patients are unable to order identical prescriptions from multiple pharmacies. A blockchain solution has unveiled bold plans to make the United Kingdom’s medicine market safer by creating a system that prevents patients from ordering the same prescription from multiple pharmacies while

    • Bitcoin wallet Xapo is moving its main business from Hong Kong to Switzerland, reportedly seeking a friendlier regulatory environment. Major global Bitcoin (BTC) wallet Xapo will relocate key business operations from Hong Kong to Switzerland, according to Swiss news agency Swissinfo on Jan. 21.Speaking at the World Web Forum in Zurich, the wallet’s president Ted

    • The Institute for Fintech Research of Tsinghua University has partnered with Ripple to launch a blockchain research scholarship. A major Chinese research university has launched a blockchain research scholarship with the support of Ripple, according to a press release published on Jan. 18.In collaboration with blockchain payments firm Ripple, the Institute for Fintech Research at

    • The United Kingdom’s finance regulator the Financial Conduct Authority has released a consultation paper titled “Guidance on Cryptoassets.” The United Kingdom’s financial regulator has published a consultation paper titled “Guidance on Cryptoassets” today, Jan. 23.The stated goal of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) paper on cryptocurrency is to provide more regulatory clarity on the subject

    • Bitcoin at the epicenter of the battle for free speech. A number of online crowdfunding sites and wallet providers have been embroiled in controversy  after a series of high-profile account cancellations associated with alt- and far-right views. Although the move to “deplatform” those seen to be allegedly promoting hate speech has received popular support, several

    • Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to substantial gains, with Bitcoin hovering just over $3,600. Wednesday, Jan. 23 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to substantial growth on the day to press time. Bitcoin (BTC) is hovering near $3,600 again, according to Coin360 data.Market visualization from Coin360At press time,

    • Major crypto wallet Blockchain.com adds partial support for Bitcoin SV, but notes it has no plans to offer full functionality for the crypto at present. Cryptocurrency statistics and wallet provider Blockchain.com announced it had launched partial support for Bitcoin SV (BSV) in a blog post Jan. 22.The product of a contentious hard fork of Bitcoin

    • The Department of Banking and Securities in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania has clarified that cryptocurrency exchanges do not fall subject to the Money Transmitter Act. The American state of Pennsylvania has clarified that cryptocurrency exchanges do not fall subject to the Money Transmitter Act (MTA), according to a Department of Banking and Securities (DoBS)

    • Key technical parameters signal that top cryptocurrency Bitcoin may be finding a bottom, and could even be headed for a short term price hike, Bloomberg analysts say. Key technical parameters signal that top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) may be finding a bottom, and could even be headed for a short term price hike, according to analysts

    • Entrepreneur John McAfee used news of unknown charges against him to reiterate his belief in cryptocurrency taking tax power away from governments. United States entrepreneur and serial cryptocurrency advocate John McAfee has fled the country to conduct his 2020 presidential campaign, he said in a video statement Jan. 22.  McAfee claims he has been indicted

    • A Singapore-based firm with a controlling stake in major crypto exchange Bithumb could reportedly take the exchange public in the U.S. via a so-called reverse merger. Singapore-based holding firm Blockchain Exchange Alliance, which has a controlling stake in major crypto exchange Bithumb, is looking to list in the United States by acquiring a publicly traded

    • Hong Kong-based computer hardware manufacturer Sapphire is releasing a GPU for mining a newly-released privacy-oriented coin. Hong Kong-based computer hardware manufacturer Sapphire has announced a new graphics card for mining the recently-launched GRIN Coin, according to an official press release published on Jan. 22.The SAPPHIRE RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain Graphics Card is one of

    • Haven Protocol community members have raised the alarm over the intermittent silences and lack of code transparency from a core developer of anonymity-oriented altcoin Haven. Following concerns that startup Haven Protocol was a “crypto exit scam,” an alleged member of its team reassured the community that the project was intact in a Twitter thread Jan.

    • A research institute established by the Indian central bank has issued a roadmap on blockchain adoption. India’s Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) has published a blueprint on blockchain implementation in the banking sector, Indian daily newspaper the Financial Express reported on Tuesday, Jan. 22.  IDRBT was established by the Reserve Bank

    • A recent poll of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council shows that senior executives are largely unfamiliar with blockchain technology. In a survey of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), 63 percent of respondents believe that senior business executives have a poor understanding of blockchain technology. Cointelegraph acquired a copy

    • The technology solutions provider for the London Stock Exchange Group has announced that its matching engine will be used to power a new Hong Kong crypto exchange. LSEG Technology, the technology solutions provider for the London Stock Exchange Group, has announced that its matching engine will be used to power a new Hong Kong-based digital

    • JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with a blockchain startup run by a former Deloitte exec. JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with SUKU Ecosystem, a blockchain startup owned by former Deloitte exec Eric Piscini, according to a tweet on Tuesday, Jan. 22.SUKU, which is parented by another Piscini-owned blockchain firm

    • QtumX protocol can reportedly handle more than 10,000 transaction per second. What about others? Open-source project Qtum representatives claim that their enterprise blockchain dubbed ‘QtumX’ can accommodate “more than 10,000” transactions per second (TPS), according to a press release recently shared with Cointelegraph.With yet another player being added to the scalability race, it makes sense

  • RSS Crypto News From CCN

    • New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Lost $16 Million in Hack, Not Initially Reported $2.5 Million: Research January 24, 2019
      Contrary to prior reports putting the value of cryptocurrency stolen in the Cryptopia exchange hack at around $2.5 million, it has emerged that the true value of assets stolen sums up to about $16 million. According to blockchain analysis platform Elementus, this was ascertained by analysing the Ethereum blockchain using the Elementus query engine. The […]
      David Hundeyin
    • Jeff Bezos Still in the Game: Blue Origin and Amazon Shares Fly January 24, 2019
      By CCN.com: You might think after all the press attention over his divorce, Jeff Bezos might be looking for a quieter 2019. Not so, he’s been spotted stepping out with his mistress Lauren Sanchez. And, with so many big buck projects on the go, it’s not like he’s going to be able to hide away. […]
      Melanie Kramer
    • Humanity Can’t Survive Digital Age Without Crypto: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire January 24, 2019
      By CCN.com: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire says humanity can’t survive the digital age without crypto because its decentralized nature and resiliency make it indispensable. Allaire made the remarks at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Allaire says cryptocurrency skeptics are merely that way because they’re unfamiliar with the new technology. ‘Cryptography is Fundamental to the […]
      Samantha Chang
    • Ford Touts Growth in North America, Downplays Losses in China & Europe in Q4 Earnings Call January 23, 2019
      By CCN.com: Ford gave its fourth-quarter earnings call this afternoon. Despite a serious decline in interest in China and Europe, the company posted a 1% improvement over last year’s Q4 revenues as a whole, and a 2% gain for the whole year. The earnings call was launched as the markets closed with F seeing a […]
      P. H. Madore
    • Samsung Galaxy S10 Bitcoin Wallet Leaked by Insider: Is it Official? January 23, 2019
      By CCN.com: BGR, a U.S.-based technology publication, reported that a Samsung insider leaked images of the new Galaxy S10 model equipped with a native Bitcoin wallet. The Galaxy S10 has not yet been released to the public, but Samsung reportedly distributed the model to accessory makers and merchants. Galaxy S10 with a Crypto Wallet? According […]
      Joseph Young
    • Most US Investing Pros are Waiting on a Bitcoin ETF Before Buying Crypto January 23, 2019
      By CCN.com: Cboe BZX Exchange has officially withdrawn their Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund application. Filed last June, the official withdrawal of the application came in on January 22. A letter published on the SEC’s website makes the news official. SEC deputy secretary Eduardo Aleman writes that the Cboe BZX Exchange rescinded its request for a […]
      P. H. Madore
    • Was the Netflix Price Hike a Mistake? Shares Fall as Hulu Slashes Rates January 23, 2019
      By CCN.com: Popular streaming service Netflix made headlines – and undoubtedly left some customers up in arms – after a round of price hikes that represented the company’s largest since its streaming service launch. Is Netflix’s Rate Hike Coming Back to Bite the Streaming Giant? As CCN reported, Netflix raised subscription fees by between 13-18%. The […]
      Kevin O'Brien
    • Bitcoin Cash Keeps Shining as Wider Crypto Market Turns Red January 23, 2019
      By CCN.com: Bitcoin Cash posted the most gains out of the top 10 cryptocurrencies. Ethereum lost nearly 2%, XRP and Bitcoin over 1%, and Bitcoin SV continues to threaten an exit from the top 10. Thus is the state of the crypto market on late Wednesday afternoon. Bitcoin Price Slips Toward $3,500 In yesterday’s market […]
      P. H. Madore
    • The Simple Reasons Why the Bitcoin Price Will Never Go to Zero January 23, 2019
      By CCN.com: This publication recently covered a talk at Davos in which Jeff Schumacher claims the Bitcoin price is on the way to zero. In this article, we discuss two simple reasons why this is an impossibility. As CCN’s Christina Comben writes: Schumacher is a top investor and relative veteran in the space. He told […]
      P. H. Madore
    • Stock Market ‘Deflation’ Could Trigger Bear Market: Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller January 23, 2019
      By CCN.com: The US stock market could fall prey to deflation and tumble into a full-blown bear market in 2019. That’s what Yale University professor Robert Shiller, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, said at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Shiller says the Dow Jones has been recovering from its plunge in late-2018, but there’s […]
      Samantha Chang
  • Latest Crypto Prices

    • USD
    • EUR
    • GPB
    • AUD
    • JPY
    • bitcoinBitcoin(BTC)
      $3,542.91-0.67%
    • ethereumEthereum(ETH)
      $115.61-1.75%
    • bitcoin-cashBitcoin Cash(BCH)
      $127.52-0.82%
    • rippleXRP(XRP)
      $0.314401-0.35%
    • litecoinLitecoin(LTC)
      $31.33-0.11%
    • cardanoCardano(ADA)
      $0.042510-1.32%
    • iotaIOTA(MIOTA)
      $0.290044-3.87%
    • dashDash(DASH)
      $70.90-1.25%
    • moneroMonero(XMR)
      $44.48-0.81%
  • Get Cryptocurrency News in Your Inbox

    Sign up to get cryptocurrency headlines delivered to your email inbox when new stories are published!
  • Follow Cash Tech News

  • Holiday Banners
  • Archives