Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

  In the cryptocurrency world, there are very good reasons for tight security, confidentiality and privacy protection.   When it comes to cryptocurrency exchanges however, it seems that disclosure of office locations, bank and audit information and directors would be...

  Isabelle Mateos Y Lago, global chief multi-asset strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, says bitcoin isn't investable at this early stage in its development.   However, the world’s largest investment group, with more than $5.7 trillion in assets under management,...

  [caption id="attachment_5172" align="alignleft" width="233"] Security cameras captured would be robbers at Ottawa cryptocurrency exchange[/caption] Add robbery at gunpoint to the list of problems and challenges faced by cryptocurrency exchanges.   Ottawa, Canada exchange Canadian Bitcoins faced a brazen bitcoin robbery attempt...

  [caption id="attachment_5149" align="alignleft" width="300"] Coincheck CEO Koichiro Wada (left) and COO Yusuke Otsuka try to explain $532 million cryptocurrency exchange theft.[/caption] Japanese regulators had warned Coincheck about the risk of storing cryptocurrency in hot wallets in September 2017,...

  In the latest appalling cryptocurrency exchange security failure, Japan’s Coincheck lost $532 million in NEM coins which were stolen by unknown people Thursday evening.   It marks the biggest cryptocurrency exchange ever since Mount Gox in 2012.   No theft details...

  [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A December 2017 EY research report and cyber security services firm Group iB, paints a devastating picture of risk and results from a study of 372 initial coin offerings (ICOs).   The top line is that over $370 million – more than...

  Just two weeks into the new year, the cryptocurrency market is as volatile as a roller coaster at Five Flags during Spring break. Much fear and many screams. Some delight mixed with trepidation about what’s just around...

  Crunchbase recently reported that bitcoin eclipsed “cancer” in Google searches in 2017. Somehow that seems appropriate after the roller coaster cryptocurrency market in December. We’ve gathered predictions – bullish and bearish – for 2018 bitcoin markets from...