Crypto News

FCA’s New AML Regime – UK’s Crypto Market Will Have to Adapt in 2020

21 January, 2020 | 13:20

The FCA has officially taken over as the ALM/CTF supervisor for the U.K., but what ramifications will this have on the wider crypto industry?

CME's Futures Options Sprinted Out of the Gate but a Marathon Lies Ahead

21 January, 2020 | 02:00

Investors have shown early enthusiasm for CME’s first Bitcoin-backed options. Is it driving the price of Bitcoin or the other way around?

Guide to WEF Davos 2020: Sustainability, Stablecoins and CBDCs

20 January, 2020 | 12:25

What will the WEF Davos 2020 mean for crypto? Check this guide to find out

Crypto Winter to Spring: Key Factors That Brought Bitcoin Back to Life

20 January, 2020 | 01:56

2019 saw Bitcoin and its digital counterparts make an impressive recovery. Let’s take a look at some of the key factors that enabled such a comeback

WisdomTree Grows a Stablecoin Today to Nurture a Crypto ETF Tomorrow

18 January, 2020 | 23:27

WisdomTree brings a unique combination of being enterprise level and having financial regulatory experience, which it is bringing to the stablecoin space — with, perhaps, to soon have the first SEC-regulated crypto ETF

Is Central Asia the New Safe Haven for Crypto Mining Amid Iran-US Crisis?

18 January, 2020 | 19:06

With cheap electricity and friendly regulation, is Central Asia the new promised land for crypto miners?

New EU AML Compliance Laws Could Disrupt the Crypto Industry

18 January, 2020 | 02:02

Anonymity in crypto faces extinction after new EU law: “Only true privacy coins like Monero might stand the test of time and resist de-anonymization”

Three Days of Hearings Before India’s Supreme Court on Crypto Ban

17 January, 2020 | 18:56

Cointelegraph recaps three days in the hearing before India’s Supreme Court on the country’s crypto ban

Telegram’s Legal Battle With the SEC Heats Up Over TON Bank Records

16 January, 2020 | 18:33

Former federal enforcement attorney weighs in on the battle for Telegram’s bank records, “Bank records are a typical request that very seldom denied”

Prepare for Liftoff — South Korea’s Crypto Regulation Ignites in 2019

15 January, 2020 | 04:00

Complete timeline of South Korea’s crypto regulation and controversy

Crypto Community Eyes US–Iran Crisis As Tensions Flare

14 January, 2020 | 21:30

As good as gold? Not so fast. “It appears a decent internet connection is crypto’s newest Achilles heel.”

From Meatspace to Cyberspace: Top Execs Moving From Traditional to Crypto Jobs in 2019

13 January, 2020 | 20:56

Top execs from traditional industries made the move to join the blockchain action in 2019

Lawmakers Finally Took Data Privacy Seriously — 2019 Regulatory Roundup

13 January, 2020 | 03:00

Privacy regulations are picking up global momentum — how did it affect the blockchain industry in 2019?

Bitcoin Is Becoming More Valuable to Iranians Amid Tensions With US

12 January, 2020 | 00:55

The recent geopolitical turmoil between Iran and the United States seems to have pushed Bitcoin-related searches across the Middle Eastern nation to an all-time high

China Prepares for CBDC With Cryptography Law on Encryption Standards

10 January, 2020 | 03:00

China is continuing its blockchain-positive, anti-anonymity course with the new Cryptography Law — it requires private firms to reveal their encryption services and more

Who Got Gifts from Crypto Santa in 2019… and Who Got Coal

5 January, 2020 | 14:15

Which crypto entrepreneurs and companies have been naughty this year, and which have been nice? We look at who Crypto Santa gave coal to in 2019 — and who got a present

Most Significant Hacks of 2019 — New Record of Twelve in One Year

5 January, 2020 | 13:32

In 2019, more cryptocurrency exchanges were hacked than in any previous year. The year saw 12 major cryptocurrency exchange hacks that resulted in the theft of over $292 million and over 500,000 pieces of customer data

Biggest Crypto Price Movements of 2019

5 January, 2020 | 01:53

Some coins went up by 50,000% in a single day — Which cryptocurrencies showed the highest levels of volatility throughout 2019?

‘Cryptocurrency Will Not Die’: Mainstream Media on Bitcoin in 2019

2 January, 2020 | 15:55

Donald Trump, Libra and “boring prices”: Here’s the roundup of mainstream media’s crypto coverage in 2019

Privacy Coins in 2019: True Financial Freedom or a Criminal's Delight?

2 January, 2020 | 03:30

Privacy coins have earned a certain stigma due to the anonymity they provide, but what were these cryptocurrencies truly used for in 2019?

Key Players in Crypto and Blockchain Share Their New Year’s Wish for 2020

1 January, 2020 | 23:00

Leaders in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space share their New Year’s wish for the industry

Worst Bitcoin Price Prediction of 2019

1 January, 2020 | 01:00

A review of people who prophasized on BTC prices but have completely missed the mark

Amid Rising Adoption, Funding for Blockchain Startups Dries Up

31 December, 2019 | 03:00

VCs are stepping away from funding early stage blockchain startups, even though blockchain adoption is rising

The Biggest Crypto Winners and Losers of 2019

30 December, 2019 | 22:00

Will Facebook succeed in launching Libra in 2020? Will Craig Wright ever stop claiming to be Satoshi? Who will win among the bitcoin bulls and bears? Take a look at the biggest crypto winners and losers of 2019