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Bitcoin plunges sharply and suddenly

BITCOIN PLUNGES SHARPLY AND SUDDENLY

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies took a sharp and sudden turn lower Thursday morning. The selling pushed bitcoin below $3,800 a coin. Watch...

Kidnappers demand $10M ransom in cryptocurrency for millionaire's wife

KIDNAPPERS DEMAND $10M RANSOM IN CRYPTOCURRENCY FOR MILLIONAIRE'S WIFE

The wife of a wealthy Norwegian real-estate tycoon has been kidnapped and held for a $10 million ransom that her captors are demanding...

 
 
 
Trading app Robinhood is stealthily recruiting ahead of planned UK launch

TRADING APP ROBINHOOD IS STEALTHILY RECRUITING AHEAD OF PLANNED UK LAUNCH

Robinhood , the U.S.-based “zero-fee” stock trading app and cryptocurrency exchange, is stealthily recruiting for a new London office...

NYSE operator's crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

NYSE OPERATOR'S CRYPTO PROJECT BAKKT BRINGS IN $182M

The Intercontinental Exchange's cryptocurrency project Bakkt celebrated New Year's Eve with the announcement of a $182.5 million equity...

 
 
 
End of year crypto roundup: How did Cardano perform in 2018?

END OF YEAR CRYPTO ROUNDUP: HOW DID CARDANO PERFORM IN 2018?

Cardano is an open-source blockchain and smart contracts platform, supported by the namesake cryptocurrency Cardano. The project is...

 
 
 
As Bitcoin sinks, industry startups are forced to cut back

AS BITCOIN SINKS, INDUSTRY STARTUPS ARE FORCED TO CUT BACK

Around this time last year, the price of Bitcoin hit an all-time high of nearly $20,000. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts everywhere boasted...

End of year crypto roundup: How did NEO perform in 2018?

END OF YEAR CRYPTO ROUNDUP: HOW DID NEO PERFORM IN 2018?

NEO is the cryptocurrency backing the namesake blockchain platform that supports the digitization of physical assets and their self-management...

 
 
 
Facebook could be building a cryptocurrency for WhatsApp

FACEBOOK COULD BE BUILDING A CRYPTOCURRENCY FOR WHATSAPP

Facebook is trying to build a cryptocurrency that would power money transfers on WhatsApp, according to a new report from Bloomberg...

Coinbase to Pay Users to Try Crypto Assets

COINBASE TO PAY USERS TO TRY CRYPTO ASSETS

How do you get people to try out cryptocurrency when the market is in a prolonged slump? You can try giving it away. That's what the...

 
 
 
Opera builds cryptocurrency wallet into browser

OPERA BUILDS CRYPTOCURRENCY WALLET INTO BROWSER

During the recent Hard Fork Decentralized blockchain event in London, Opera announced that its mobile browser for Android will now...

Razer SoftMiner Uses PC Idle Time To Mine For Cryptocurrencies

RAZER SOFTMINER USES PC IDLE TIME TO MINE FOR CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Razer today announced the launch of a new desktop app called the Razer SoftMiner. The app makes use of idle GPU processing power of...

 
 
 
Galaxy S10 May Be First Samsung Phone With Cryptocurrency Built-In

GALAXY S10 MAY BE FIRST SAMSUNG PHONE WITH CRYPTOCURRENCY BUILT-IN

It'll be a cryptocurrency wallet baked into future Samsung smartphones, too.

 
 
 
Bitcoin crashes to new 2018 low as crypto market continues nosedive

BITCOIN CRASHES TO NEW 2018 LOW AS CRYPTO MARKET CONTINUES NOSEDIVE

Bitcoin plunged more than 12 percent on Friday, falling below $3,400, its lowest point in over a year. The world's most popular cryptocurrency...

DJ Khaled & Floyd Mayweather Settle Charges From SEC After Failing to Disclose ICO Payments

DJ KHALED & FLOYD MAYWEATHER SETTLE CHARGES FROM SEC AFTER FAILING TO DISCLOSE ICO PAYMENTS

DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather were big cryptocurrency promoters during the height of its investment popularity last year, but the...

 
 
 
South Korea will trial a blockchain-based voting system

SOUTH KOREA WILL TRIAL A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED VOTING SYSTEM

Putting democratic voting on the blockchain is becoming one of the technology's most divisive applications, but that isn't stopping...

 
 
 
Ohio will soon be the first state to accept Bitcoin for taxes

OHIO WILL SOON BE THE FIRST STATE TO ACCEPT BITCOIN FOR TAXES

Ohio is becoming the first US state to accept the Bitcoin cryptocurrency for business tax payments. Ohio politicians have been open...

Ohio will let businesses pay their taxes with Bitcoin

OHIO WILL LET BUSINESSES PAY THEIR TAXES WITH BITCOIN

Starting this week, Ohio businesses will have a new way to pay their taxes: Bitcoin. The Wall Street Journal reports that the state...