Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

  A new Ernst and Young (EY) report paints a pessimistic picture of ICOs, showing 86% of the top 140 ICOs from 2017 lost value and 30% lost “substantially all value.” The most telling fact is that an investor purchasing...

  Malta has moved quickly to position itself as one of the friendliest jurisdictions for cryptocurrency and digital asset regulations and trading. Tax rates are as low as 5% and recent laws are designed to make cryptocurrency issuing and trading...

A report from Group-IB shows 14 cyberattacks on cryptocurrency exchanges resulted in a loss of $882 million between January 2017 and September 2018. Five attacks have been linked to North Korean hackers from the Lazarus state-sponsored group on four...

  Like every jurisdiction, Hong Kong regulators are trying to chart a course for the cryptocurrency industry and exchanges that encourage growth but protect investors. In a South China Morning Post (SCMP) interview, Carlson Tong Ka-shing, the outgoing chairman of...

  A new report from Deloitte identifies five key areas for blockchain to develop before it's ready for adoption in the business mainstream. The report, "Blockchain and the five vectors of progress," examines ways to enhance the technological capacity...

  The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) used an emergency court order to halt a planned initial coin offering (ICO) by Blockvest LLC and its founder, Reginald Buddy Ringgold, III. The SEC said Blockvest falsely claimed it was...

  A new report from cybersecurity firm CipherTrace says cryptocurrency thefts have reached nearly $1 billion so far in 2018. $927 million has been stolen by the end of September 2018, the company says, an increase of 250% over...

  A new study from Juniper Research is bearish on bitcoin and predicts that the value of annual Bitcoin transactions is expected to slide further in the latter half of next year. According to the study, Bitcoin has not only fallen...

The 2018 Global Cryptocurrency Market Report by Ibinex offers a comprehensive look at the current state of the global cryptocurrency industry. The report highlights key statistics, developments, innovations and other findings on the status of the international...

  Could blockchain be a $7 billion business soon? Bank of America analysts think so and Amazon, Microsoft, and Oracle could be the beneficiaries. Blockchain technology is the early stages of development and adoption, but BoA analysts believe that...