Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

  Morgan Creek Digital Assets founder Anthony Pompliano expects bitcoin will bottom out at 85% of previous highs. Interviewed on CNBC’s Squawk Box, he said there are three things to remember about bitcoin: it’s a transaction layer, the most...

  Civic CEO Vinny Lingham predicted a “long, dark winter ahead for cryptocurrency” during an interview with CNBC. In markets today, bitcoin traded as low as $3679 for the first time since August 2017, before recovering slightly during a...

  A quick look at cryptocurrency exchange trading today shows bitcoin in a potentially perilous plummet below $3900 for the first time in 2018. By late afternoon Saturday, bitcoin had dropped to the low $3900 range with no indication...

  A New York City hacker used a smartphone SIM scam to steal more than $1 million from a wealthy Silicon Valley resident. The New York Post calls 21-year-old Manhattan resident Nicholas Truglia the “Billy the Kid of bitcoin”...

  Cryptocurrencies have built a reputation in the industry with headlines calling out shady transactions, massive scams, and fraud. But all of the bad press in the US stems from the lack of governance over how cryptocurrency is...

  Another day, another central banker broadsiding bitcoin. This time its Benoît Cœuré, a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) who called the cryptocurrency “the evil spawn of the financial crisis.” So, how do you...

  Well, it’s been a heck of a week in the bitcoin market and its only Thursday! As of midday Nov 15, bitcoin (BTC) traded at $5555.46, a 12.8% drop from $6371.74 on Nov 12. In the same timeframe,...

  International Monetary Fund (IMF), Managing Director Christine Lagarde told an international conference that central governments around the world should consider the value of issuing digital currencies. The IMF head said regulated digital currencies could help make digital transactions...

  Renowned violinist Niccolo Paganini would be curious about the effort by tech company Mattereum to digitize ownership of a $9 million Stradivarius violin, enabling him it to be purchased by investors. Sound like a familiar tune? We’ve been hearing...

  Swedish resident Jermu Michael Salonen lost his Cryptopay wallet account password in August 2017. When the company refused to provide a new password for privacy and security reasons, that’s when things became potentially explosive. With no resolution by...