Cryptocurrency

  Germany’s solarisBank today launched cryptocurrency banking services designed specifically for cryptocurrency businesses and consumers. The Berlin-headquartered digital bank is going against numerous mainstream banks who have prohibited consumers from buying cryptocurrency with credit and debit cards as well as...

  The price of bitcoin may be trading near its lowest point in 2018 but Goldman Sachs-backed start-up Circle has seen a 30% increase in institutional interest in cryptocurrency investments according to a CNBC report. The company said its...

  A new report from Positive.com says ICOs have an average of five or more vulnerabilities to hackers. Positive Cyber Security Resilience Lead Leigh-Anne Galloway said an estimated 7% or $300 million of ICO funds raised last year were...

  Late Tuesday night, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb was hacked, resulting in the loss of an estimated $31.5 million in customer cryptocurrency. As soon as it learned of the breach, Bithumb moved quickly to stop deposits, withdrawals and...

  Yesterday at the Future of Fintech conference in New York, NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman said ICOs may provide startups with valuable funding but they’re harmful to retail investors. She argued investors like “Auntie Mae in Iowa” are being taken...

  There was a collective sigh of relief across the cryptocurrency universe when William Hinman, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of the Division of Corporation Finance declared Ethereum is NOT a security. Hinman’s speech reinforces the SEC’s position that the...

It just got harder to buy cryptocurrency in the US as Wells Fargo announced that it has blocked its credit card holders from buying cryptocurrency. Wells Fargo joins Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America in preventing consumers...

  In the first five months of 2018, 379 ICOs have raised nearly $9.5 billion according to the latest stats from CoinSchedule. The market value of more than 1,600 cryptocurrencies now trading may be suffering downward pressure and growing...

  Yale’s Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller just can’t say enough bad things about bitcoin. Drawing a comparison with dinosaurs, Shiller said bitcoin could be extinct in 100 years. "Bitcoin won't look anything like it is today. It will have...