Crypto News

Huobi Secures Its FSA License in Japan, Other Large Players Are Pending

20 January, 2019 | 13:02

Huobi has entered the Japanese market, while the FSA might grant licenses for other players, including Coinbase, within next few months

Blockchain-Powered Prediction Platforms: Governance and Uses Beyond Gimmick Markets & Death Pools

14 January, 2019 | 11:24

The Augur community’s response to several high-profile controversies that emerged last year will shape the future of decentralized prediction platforms

Cornered by Bear Market, Bitmain Is Facing an Unclear Future

13 January, 2019 | 13:35

Bitmain continues its struggles — the mining giant has already closed two overseas offices in 2019

Overview of the Crypto Mining Industry in 2018: Will the Struggles Extend to 2019?

10 January, 2019 | 11:31

Major mining conglomerates in the crypto sector recorded large losses in 2018, struggling to deal with market conditions. Can they recover this year?

Blockchain is Boosting the Health Sector by Unifying Patient Data and Increasing Funding for Medical Research

9 January, 2019 | 16:54

How the health industry is using blockchain to increase access to medical treatment

From Bitconnect to SIM-Swap Swindling: 2018's Biggest Scams

9 January, 2019 | 13:51

From the fall of Bitconnect to elaborate sim-swap swindling, let's take a look at the biggest scams of 2018

Japanese Banks Launching Digital Currencies Could Inspire the Traditional Cash Society

7 January, 2019 | 18:18

Japan might be a land of crypto-contrasts, but it is at the forefront of many crypto innovations and adoption, including bank-issued digital currencies

ICO Market 2018 vs 2017: Trends, Capitalization, Localization, Industries, Success Rate

5 January, 2019 | 21:20

2018 encompassed the best and the worst for ICOs: Almost 2,300 ICOs ended during the year, fundraising climbed to $1.75 billion in March but felt to $0.36 billion in November. Are ICOs dead or just waiting for a new rally?

Proof of Keys Event May Highlight Centralization of Crypto, but Some of Its Claims Are Unfounded

5 January, 2019 | 15:35

The Proof of Keys event raises questions about centralized exchanges, but questions also surround the event itself

Crypto Is Tightening Up Its Anti-Money Laundering Game, While Banks Are Still Being Fined for Non-Compliance

4 January, 2019 | 18:23

Morgan Stanley fine reveals that it’s the financial industry that has a problem with money laundering, not crypto

Bitcoin vs. Traditional Assets: How Does Crypto’s 10-Year Performance Sync Up?

3 January, 2019 | 12:30

First decade of crypto: How does BTC performance sync with that of gold, tech stocks and oil?

From Dorian Nakamoto to Elon Musk: The Incomplete List of People Speculated to Be Satoshi Nakamoto

3 January, 2019 | 08:50

For Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary, we remember the list of people who have been speculated to be Satoshi Nakamoto, from a Japanese mathematician to Elon Musk

Good Ol’ FUD: The Brightest Media Burials of Bitcoin in 2018

2 January, 2019 | 22:10

For Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary, we remember the brightest FUD of 2018: from Tulip Mania to Dr. Doom calling Vitalik a “dictator for life.”

From Blanket Ban to Its Own Stablecoin: How Facebook’s Relationship With Crypto Changed Over 2018

28 December, 2018 | 14:04

After banning and unbanning crypto ads, Facebook reportedly proceeded toward its own cryptocurrency — and its blockchain division is steadily expanding as well. Here’s how the social media giant’s relationship with crypto has changed over the year

British Regulators Ruminate on Crypto Rules While Standing Firm on Crypto Taxation

26 December, 2018 | 13:00

The bear market has given British regulators more time to consider crypto legislation, but not necessarily less reason to take a hard line, especially in terms of taxation

Pump-and-Dump Groups Become ‘Widespread’ as Market Remains Largely Unregulated

23 December, 2018 | 02:31

The scope of the pump-and-dump phenomenon in the crypto community is “widespread,” recent research argues — and regulators are starting to take notice

Better Than Corporations: Layoffs in Crypto Are On the Rise, Still Lower Than in Other Industries

18 December, 2018 | 03:10

Increased job cuts in the crypto industry pale in comparison to the biggest corporate layoffs in history

From South Korea to IBM Food Trust - How Blockchain Is Used in the Food Industry

15 December, 2018 | 20:25

From IBM Food Trust to South Korean government - here is how blockchain is used in the food industry

Europe Takes Serious Steps Toward Blockchain Adoption

14 December, 2018 | 02:29

Declarations, partnerships, agreements - Europe is making moves toward blockchain adoption

Over-the-Counter Trading as the Latest Battleground to Secure Institutional Investment

9 December, 2018 | 00:52

Crypto companies are vying for institutional customers and OTC trading services are becoming an increasingly attractive incentive as exchanges struggle to keep up

‘Hope Coin’: The Story of Malaysia’s Crypto Political Fundraising Platform

6 December, 2018 | 13:55

An ICO that was designed to fund Malaysian political opposition is now striving for official status

International Crypto Standards: Will They Come From the Community or Governments?

6 December, 2018 | 10:00

International standards for crypto are on their way, but they may not stop government regulation

How Significant Is Blockchain in Internet of Things?

4 December, 2018 | 17:37

Can blockchain make any significant breakthrough in the IoT game, what are the notable projects attempting to do so and have they overcome key challenges?

Celebs and ICOs: The Makings of a Dangerous Duo

4 December, 2018 | 15:36

Celebrity-endorsed fraudulent ICOs could end badly for both parties, sending a clear message to the world