France: Bitcoin Skeptic To Lead Regulation ‘Development’ Task Force

The former deputy governor of France’s central bank is to lead a task force examining how to regulate cryptocurrency in the country. ‘We Want A Stable Economy’ As local media outlet Les Echos reports Monday,...

Cryptocurrency Market Crash: South Korea Could Enforce Crypto Ban

The cryptocurrency market is currently in free fall as investors respond to news of a potential cryptocurrency crackdown. Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and Litecoin have fallen as much as 17% in the last 24...

All Aboard the New Era for Poker! CoinPoker’s ICO Launches on Friday

Two-Thirds of CHP already reserved with 30,000 + unique users and 4,000+ unique daily players already using the site. CoinPoker.com are launching their eagerly awaited ICO this Friday with only one-third of its allocation left for...

LightChain Ushers Blockchain into the Millisecond Transaction Era

LightChain is a double-layer technology that promises to solve blockchain’s performance issues. Indeed, LightChain hopes to lead blockchain technology into the “millisecond transaction era.” LightChain Is a Double-layer Technology Granted, Bitcoin’s slow transaction processing speed...

Cryptocurrency App Users Increase 14-Fold in South Korea

The number of cryptocurrency app users in South Korea has increased 14 times in the last 11 weeks to approximately two million users, according to a recent analysis. Users spend an average of...

What’s in Your Wallet? If You’re Using Capital One, Then Nothing at All

Capital One is firing a broadside at crypto as they confirm that they will not allow customers to purchase cryptocurrency with their credit cards. Banks and cryptocurrency are natural enemies as they occupy opposing...

AMLT by Coinfirm Surpasses 12K ETH In Its Ongoing Token Sale

Monday 15th January – AMLT the token of compliance has raised over 12K ETH up to date in its ongoing token sale. Having surpassed 12,000 ETH ($16+ million) the AMLT token will be...

Metropolitan Bank Denies Ceasing Cryptocurrency-Related International Wires

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the company Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp (NYSE: MCB) allegedly ceasing international cryptocurrency transfers. The bank is well known for being called the “Bitcoin Bank” and responded today to...

Hackers Steal $400k from Users of a Stellar Lumen (XLM) Web Wallet

Another cryptocurrency service provider has been hacked, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of losses to Stellar users this time. DNS hackers have hijacked the Blackwallet server, redirected some of the traffic...

The SEC Clarifies its Position on Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has moved to clarify its stance on both ICOs and the cryptocurrency market in general. Many in the cryptocurrency community view an SEC crackdown on activities...

Japan’s Largest Financial Group To Launch Own Virtual Currency

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is launching an initiative to open a new exchange and issue its own virtual currency: the “MUFG coin.” By controlling the exchanges themselves, MUFG plan to suppress fluctuations in...

Markets Update: The Top 68 Cryptos Dive During the January Slump

Cryptocurrency markets are having a tough time during the third week of the new year as a vast majority of digital assets are down 20 percent or more. Currently, the BTC/USD global average is...

How Blockchain Technology Will Transform Healthcare in 2018

As recently as a year ago, the groundbreaking effects that blockchain technology would have on nearly every industry were yet to be understood, let alone considered. The leading futurist of 2016, Alec Ross,...

Cornell Researchers: Bitcoin Not as Decentralized as Assumed

Cornell University researchers, using the Falcon Relay Network, have concluded that neither of the two most popular cryptocurrency blockchains, Bitcoin and Ethereum, are as decentralized as once thought. A two-year longitudinal study claims...