This year it appears crypto is ready for its close up. Hollywood has come knocking in significant ways. Alec Baldwin (The Boss Baby, SNL, Mission Impossible), Antonio Banderas (Shrek, Zorro, Spy Kids), and Oscar-winning filmmaker Bobby Moresco (Crash
On May 17 the Digital Currency Group initiative and Over-the-Counter (OTC) cryptocurrency service, Genesis Global Trading, announced that Genesis was recently granted the New York state Bitlicense. The company that provides OTC solutions to instituti
Cryptocurrencies can now be traded on the peer-to-peer online marketplace Openbazaar in addition to physical goods, digital goods, and services. Initially, 44 cryptocurrencies are supported but the development team plans to add more over time. There
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has shed some light on the progress authorities are making towards adopting the long-awaited crypto regulations. Legislators will replace common words like "cryptocurrencies" and "tokens" with legal t
Melissa Alsoszatai-Petheo, of Microsoft's Bing search engine, announced its advertising arm is banning all cryptocurrency advertisements. This follows market leaders such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter either severely restricting crypto ads or ba
With HTC entering the race, a second cryptocurrency supporting smartphone created by a major electronics manufacturer is now on its way to the market. Could this be the start of a trend by all device makers to embed features such as hardware wallets
St. Louis Federal Reserve President, James Bullard, was recently interviewed at this year's Consensus conference in New York City. That a top US economic policy maker was in attendance is victory enough; however, he was asked his opinions on crypto
Steve Eisman, the American investor best known for having shorted collateralized debt obligations before the 2008 financial crisis, doesn't see what is the real value of cryptocurrency. He reportedly holds that the popularity of the phenomena comes
Popular crypto payment processor, Bitpay, announced formal agreement with Florida's Seminole County Tax Collector, Joel M. Greenberg. Bitcoin core (BTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) can now both be used for tax payments, beginning this summer. County res
Update: *ARGENTINE CENBANK SAID TO OFFER $5B IN PESO MARKET AT 25/USD - That's 10% of reserves!!
ASIC miners are hugely profitable machines - provided you're the manufacturer. That's the view of Siacoin lead developer David Vorick, who's published his thoughts on the monopoly enjoyed by manufacturers such as Bitmain and Halong Mining. In
Here comes the flood. My worst fears of The League's leader Matteo Salvini's ego getting in the way of seizing the political moment by the horns were overblown. It feels good to be wrong every once in a while.
The last 24 hours have not been pretty for cryptocurrency bulls...
Update 3: Reuters reports that the Argentine Central Bank spent $1 billion buying pesos today to support the collapsing currency...
Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum's cofounder, is increasingly finding himself target of very public rumors about his role in the project's supposed love of secrecy. Charges of lacking transparency are equivalent to mortal sins in the cryptocurrency spac
If there's one thing that rival cryptocurrency factions can agree on, it's their mutual dislike of one other. Everything else is up for debate, and not calm, reasonable debate, but the sort of fevered in-fighting that makes the crypto community r
In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange gives you the latest breaking news on a new SEC ruling coming down this Monday that will have a big effect on the Crypto Bitcoin-Economy. Especially the ICO community and ETH ethereum with fear of regulati
A luxury hotel, offering breathtaking views of Caracas and the Caribbean coast, will be accepting payments in Petro, Venezuela's national cryptocurrency. According to President Maduro, the renovated Humboldt hotel is going to be the first seven-sta
An asset backed currency, used by Russia and China, may be the biggest challenge to Emperor Dollar.
As the US Dollar continues to charge higher so EM currencies have been pounded and after a long weekend, it appears to be Argentina that is suffering the most as the central bank of Argentina reportedly intervened in the local FX market today to miti
The US dollar is being challenged by China's oil-futures trading market that opened last month. That is because China is the world's largest importer of oil and the Saudis are a large exporter.
Al-Naji is the cofounder and CEO of Intangible Labs, whose forthcoming product Basis (formerly known as Basecoin), is a cryptocurrency designed to do just the opposite of what Bitcoin has done: The price of a Basis coin is meant to stay at $1.
Another Indian cryptocurrency exchange has launched crypto-to-crypto trading. Koinex is offering 23 crypto-to-crypto trading pairs with zero fees. Earlier this week, leading Indian exchange Zebpay also launched crypto-to-crypto trading but with only
The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has announced the end of the pre-sale for the Petro, the country's "cryptocurrency". He claims it has raised the equivalent of over 3 billion dollars. Maduro has also certified 16 crypto exchanges he
Reports have indicated that planning approval has been granted for a 20-megawatt solar farm that will be used to power cryptocurrency mining and a data center in Collie, Western Australia.
Mere days after his first public attack on Bitcoin (BTC) as a "scam," former PayPal CEO Bill Harris has said that crypto traders are "drinking the Kool-Aid."
That's right--Venezuela created its own national crypto, possibly to circumvent U.S. sanctions.
Because few things screme "austere" like a crypto day-trader with "no credentials"...
Private security firms in Moscow are offering a new service - protection for people buying and selling cryptocurrency for cash. The companies have also expressed readiness to help investigate crypto-related crimes. Police are still reluctant to wor
The Philippine government will allow 10 Blockchain and cryptocurrency companies to operate in the Cagayan Economic Zone, Reuters reports April 25.