Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

  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...

  We forgive you if you’re confused about whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) considers bitcoin or other altcoins a “security.” Today in an interview on CNBC, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said some cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are...

  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...

  Today, the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) announced a soft launch for its blockchain exchange with selected institutional investors and 300 pre-approved retail investors who will have early access to the GBX digital asset exchange.   “This serves as a...

  It’s Friday and it’s time for the question of the week. So, are we at the bitcoin bottom yet? Fundstrat Global Advisors Technical Strategist Robert Sluymer told CNBC bitcoin may have finally found its bottom and explained his...

  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...

  It’s got all the earmarks of a sad country music tune. My wife done left me, my dog won’t hunt, and I broke my bitcoin banjo string. I’m sittin’ smack in the middle of the bitcoin misery blues. Investors,...

  According to the cybercrime consortium Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), more than $1.2 billion currency was stolen in 2017.  APWG’s Q4 report, released last week, showed 60,926 phishing websites were reported in December 2017 compared with November (54,322) and...

  According to VC Spencer Bogart, investors should forget about altcoins and focus on bitcoin. In a CNBC interview, he said the growing number of use cases for bitcoin shows increased potential. One indicator is that most major banks...