After yesterday’s astronomic surge to new heights, it seems the XRP price is not done just yet. Although there has been a fair amount of manipulation to keep prices down, it seems the XRP price is now stabilizing around the $0.55 mark. This is mainly thanks to Bitcoin still struggling for traction, even though no […]
A Greek court has given the green light for the U.S. extradition of Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator of bitcoin exchange BTC-e.
Japanese shipping firm Mitsui OSK Lines and partners including IBM are to undertake a blockchain trial aimed to streamline international trade flows.
With all cryptocurrencies surging in value right now, a lot of people are making solid money without lifting a finger. That is also one of the most popular aspects about cryptocurrency, as it is nearly passive income. The Bitcoin Cash price, for example, has increased quite a bit over the past week. Maintaining the $2,000 […]
The Indian Income Tax Department has visited bitcoin exchanges across the country seeking data on tax avoiding users.
For people who work, live, and trade bitcoin, it can be hard to get a true perspective on the digital currency’s popularity. It’s now been independently confirmed, however, that 2017 really was all about bitcoin. Google’s Year in Search has been published, and it ranks bitcoin as the second biggest news story of 2017, second […]
Retail giants Walmart and JD.com are among several companies backing a new blockchain effort in China focused on food safety and traceability.
South Korean regulators have announced a plan to ban banks from activities involving cryptocurrencies, prompting major banks in the country to declare they will no longer issue accounts required for crypto trading. South Korea’s top bitcoin exchanges are all effected, including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit. Banks that have made announcements include Shinhan Bank, Korea Development […]
A Starbucks customer in Buenos Aires walked in for a coffee and wound up with more than he’d bargained. After connecting to the store’s free wifi, the man discovered that his laptop had been hijacked for cryptocurrency mining. Starbucks apologized for the failing, but not before malicious code had been installed on the customer’s computer. […]
The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.
Within the cryptocurrency community, the Mt Gox legal proceedings have been a very topical subject with a court case that has been dragged out for four years. Now a group of creditors are pleading with the Tokyo court to change the bankruptcy case to civil rehabilitation. Also Read: Bitcoin’s Price Rise Brings Mt Gox Closer to Solvency […]
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen called bitcoin a “highly speculative asset” during her final press conference today
If the November and December crypto bull market and flurry of institutional attention have taught us anything, it’s that Bitcoin and its cohorts are red hot going into 2018. Mainstream exposure has ignited public interest in cryptocurrency, and financial institutions can’t wait to get their hands into the market. Meanwhile, governments are scurrying to accommodate crypto and its […]
The South Korean government is considering a range of policy options in order to curb what it called an “overheating of virtual currency speculation.”
We have seen a lot of companies use browser-embedded mining scripts to piggyback on visitors’ user resources. In virtually every case, such scripts are used to mine Monero, a very popular altcoin with a strong focus on privacy and anonymity. One thing no one would have expected is how Starbucks has embarked on such an undertaking […]