Cryptocurrency

Michael Caine calls British artist Lincoln Townley “the next Andy Warhol” and his collectors include a Who’s Who in the entertainment and sports world such as Al Pacino, Sting, Ewan McGregor, and professional soccer star Ronaldinho. Townley is...

Japanese financial and internet conglomerate Rakuten Group made its first cryptocurrency acquisition after studying the future potential for cryptocurrency in its financial services and e-commerce businesses. It’s Rakuten Card subsidiary acquired 100% of Everybody’s Bitcoin for an estimated...

Talk about a “moonshot” in the cryptocurrency world. The Q1 profits of eighteen-month-old cryptocurrency exchange Binance certainly qualify as a moonshot. For those few of you who don’t know, “moonshot” is cryptocurrency investor slang describing an altcoin or other...

Wenatchee, three hours east of Seattle, seems like an unlikely high-tech location but the “Apple Capital of the World” is getting lots of interest from cryptocurrency mining companies. That’s mostly because of its other nickname – "Power Belt...

Singapore-based ECoinmerce and several other industry leaders are forming a Crypto Community Watch group designed to self-police the industry, provide an anonymous tip line and reward whistleblowers who identify industry scams. The program was created by a consortium...

  Yesterday, CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer speculated that the tide may have turned against bitcoin. The influential market guru and former hedge fund manager is known for his sharp and often controversial opinions. "I think the tide has...

  There’s no better authority to verify that bitcoin users are now speculators and not drug dealers according to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). In fact, Special Agent Lilita Infante at the US DEA told Bloomberg criminal activity behind...

  In 2017, the number of compromised accounts on cryptocurrency exchanges increased by 369% in comparison with 2016 and that number jumped to 689% in January 2018. New research by cybersecurity firm Group-IB shows the US (34.3%), Russia (10.5%), and China (5.0%) were the...

  Bitcoin and most other cryptocurrencies may be down this week, but a rumored plan to offer custody services for cryptocurrency funds by Goldman Sachs has some analysts excited. The custody service would reduce the risk of holding crypto...

  Fintech startup Abra recently decided to let customers buy cryptocurrency with credit cards. Meanwhile, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Capital One, Discover and other major banks continue their policy of locking bitcoin and other altcoin purchases. It’s...