Cryptocurrency

  Civic CEO Vinny Lingham predicted a “long, dark winter ahead for cryptocurrency” during an interview with CNBC. In markets today, bitcoin traded as low as $3679 for the first time since August 2017, before recovering slightly during a...

  A quick look at cryptocurrency exchange trading today shows bitcoin in a potentially perilous plummet below $3900 for the first time in 2018. By late afternoon Saturday, bitcoin had dropped to the low $3900 range with no indication...

  A New York City hacker used a smartphone SIM scam to steal more than $1 million from a wealthy Silicon Valley resident. The New York Post calls 21-year-old Manhattan resident Nicholas Truglia the “Billy the Kid of bitcoin”...

  Cryptocurrencies have built a reputation in the industry with headlines calling out shady transactions, massive scams, and fraud. But all of the bad press in the US stems from the lack of governance over how cryptocurrency is...

  Well, it’s been a heck of a week in the bitcoin market and its only Thursday! As of midday Nov 15, bitcoin (BTC) traded at $5555.46, a 12.8% drop from $6371.74 on Nov 12. In the same timeframe,...

  International Monetary Fund (IMF), Managing Director Christine Lagarde told an international conference that central governments around the world should consider the value of issuing digital currencies. The IMF head said regulated digital currencies could help make digital transactions...

  Swedish resident Jermu Michael Salonen lost his Cryptopay wallet account password in August 2017. When the company refused to provide a new password for privacy and security reasons, that’s when things became potentially explosive. With no resolution by...

  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today assessed penalties against Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, a digital "token" trading platform. The SEC had charged the company with operating as an unregistered national securities exchange. The settlement is the first...

  CryptoIns is a new online insurance service based in Switzerland. In October, the company launched a service providing insurance for investors holding assets in 24 cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets, although that number is expected to grow. Together with...

  In the past six weeks, the cryptocurrency market has been relatively stable, but the volume of trading remains low as retail investors no longer seem to fear missing out. Research firm Diar Ltd said cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase’s trading volume...

  Yesterday, we looked at 4 cryptocurrencies to avoid and why. Today, we’re looking at four cryptocurrencies with a “buy” rating from Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings and why they merit a second look. Weiss maintains databases on more than 3,000...