Venezuela keeps on breaking records in BTC trading volumes

In the face of continuing economic crisis in the country, Venezuelans keep on breaking records in bitcoin trading activity. As it may be seen from...

Charlie Shrem hits back on accusations of BTC theft by Winklevoss twins

Attorney Brian E. Klein, who represents the co-founder of Bitcoin Foundation Charlie Shrem in the ongoing litigation initiated by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, addressed...

Frauds disguised themselves as Elon Musk and lured 6 BTC from Twitter users

Cybercriminals have compromised the official Twitter account belonging to one of the world’s oldest operating film companies Pathé, and used it to spread malicious...

Russian parliamentarian: Russia may soon see the emergence of the digital ruble

According to the Head of the State Duma’s Committee for Financial Market Anatoly Aksakov, if approved by the Bank of Russia, digital ruble may...

15 banks have joined the testing of DTCC’s blockchain platform

As it became known yesterday, the U.K.-based financial conglomerate Barclays announced its intention to join the testing of a blockchain platform developed by the...

Mike Novogratz: Bitcoin price will hit $20 000 threshold again in 2019

CEO Galaxy Digital Ventures crypto fund Mike Novogratz believes that BTC price will reach $20 000 in 2019. He opined that such a price...

Venezuelan banks have begun displaying their clients’ balances in Petro cryptocurrency

Venezuelan banks have begun displaying their clients’ account balances in both “sovereign bolivars” and Petro cryptocurrency. This move comes just a week after the...

Bitcoin futures’ volatility hit record low

Last month, XBT bitcoin futures product hit record low in volatility (6.6%) on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Earlier this month, bitcoin’s 20-day...

Uzbekistan will create an arbitration center to resolve blockchain-related disputes

Uzbekistani authorities will create an international arbitration center under the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan for local and foreign companies. The center...

Indian school student threatened to blow up Miami airport in revenge for stolen bitcoins

18-year-old Indian resident threatened to blow up Miami airport, after futilely addressing the FBI with requests to help in getting his stolen bitcoins back. As...

Russian authorities plan to create alternative messengers and social media

Russian government will have no options but to create alternative messengers and social media, if Twitter, YouTube or Facebook are to proceed with their...

Report: Most Ethereum smart contracts are replicas of one another

Ethereum smart contracts lack diversity, this being a threat to the network’s stability, as revealed by a group of analysts from Northeastern University and...

Research: EOS is a cloud service, not a decentralized network

According to the benchmark testing conducted by the blockchain testing company Whiteblock Inc., EOS is not really a decentralized network: it is a cloud...

Rapper TI was sued for his alleged involvement in a “pump and dump” scheme...

Rapper TI and his partner were in the news recently, when a group of investors sued them for committing securities fraud being involved in...

Taiwanese government imposed a ban on anonymous crypto transactions

Taiwan’s highest legislative body (the Legislative Yuan) has approved the amendments to existing laws aimed at obliging the users of trading and exchange platforms...

More phishing apps were detected on Google’s Play Store

Lucas Stefanko, the malware analyst from ESET company who is known for exposures of cryptocurrency scams, has recently detected phishing app on Google’s Play...

A student who had invested $5 000 in crypto last year now owes $...

A college student from California, who had invested $5 000 in ethers last year is now facing a $400 000 tax bill. Anonymous student is...

South Korean court ruled in favor of a cryptocurrency exchange against Nonghyup Bank

A South Korean district court has ruled that Nonghyup Bank's decision to stop providing services to the cryptocurrency exchange Coinis should be revoked because...

Report: Israeli blockchain-based projects raised $600 million in the course of this year

According to a report published by cryptocurrency analytics firm One Alpha, Israeli blockchain startups managed to raise $606 million of investments since the beginning...

Google CEO’s 11-year-old son is mining cryptocurrency

CEO Google Sundar Pichai confessed that his son was using his family’s home PC to mine ethers. According to Pichai, his son knows more...