As Bitcoin Soars, So Do Coinbase Customer Complaints


It was around midnight, January 31, when K. received an email from Coinbase containing a 1099 tax form. That was strange enough - K. certainly didn't expect a cryptocurrency exchange to...
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'Hundreds' of Crypto Miners Said to Be Descending on Quebec

Canadian electric utility Hydro-Quebec may raise energy rates for crypto businesses due to an influx of requests from miners hoping to take advantage of its cheap rates. More than 100...
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No, 'Litecoin Cash' Isn't Bitcoin Cash All Over Again

"Be careful out there!" So tweeted litecoin creator Charlie Lee in response to the launch of litecoin cash, a cryptocurrency that's expected to spin off from his project, the fifth...
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Coinbase Users Cry Foul Over Unexpected Bank Charges

A number of Coinbase users have reported unauthorized charges to their bank accounts by the exchange and digital wallet provider, in some cases draining all their funds and leaving customers...
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Game Maker Atari Is Planning to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

The company behind iconic video games such as Pac-Man and Pong is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency, dubbed "Atari Token," according to an announcement last week. As part of...
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CFTC Chief: US Should Tread Lightly on Crypto Exchanges

The head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said during a Senate hearing on Thursday that any federal-level approach to cryptocurrency regulation should be "carefully tailored" to the risks involved....
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Bitcoin Price Tops $10K Across Major Exchanges



Bitcoin's price is back above $10,000 for the first time since December of last year, shortly after it had charted a course to record highs  near $20,000. Since the Feb....
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Bitcoin Looks Above $10K, But Resistance May Await



Having hit two-week highs, bitcoin is now aiming for the $10,000 mark and beyond, but further gains may be transient, the charts indicate. Bitcoin (BTC) picked up bid yesterday following...
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Bitcoin Isn't the Only Crypto Adding Lightning Tech Now

Lightning is spreading across the cryptocurrency landscape. Originally designed for use on bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market size was also the first to implement the concept, touted as a...
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Cisco: Bitcoin Phishing Scam Bagged $50 Million Over 3 Years

Security researchers at Cisco have released new information about a bitcoin phishing scam that involves websites masquerading as Blockchain.info, the popular online wallet service. In a blog post published Wednesday, Dave...
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Ethereum's Magic Solution? 'Fellowship' of Coders Embark on Governance Quest

Ethereum's world computer is in need of a magic touch. As developers continue to clash over yet another controversial software update, some of ethereum's top minds are working together to...
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The Hard Thing About Crypto Price Valuation

Tom Goldenberg is chief technology officer at  Commandiv , a combined stock and crypto trading platform providing investors with automated trade recommendations and rebalancing tools.  The New York Times economist...
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DC Blockchain Hearing Sees Call for Congressional Commission

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives got a crash course on blockchain today, with subcommittees of the Science, Space and Technology Committee meeting to hear testimony on the tech....
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CFTC to Establish Crypto and DLT Committees

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)'s Technology Advisory Committee hosted back-to-back panels on cryptocurrencies, blockchain and regulation during its meeting Wednesday. The meeting brought together influential figures from both the...
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Moody's: Bitcoin Volatility (Likely) Won't Hurt CME's Risk Rating

Credit rating service Moody's said Wednesday that it doesn't believe the launch of bitcoin futures will hurt the creditworthiness of either CME or Cboe. Moody's published the report earlier today, a...
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Saudi Central Bank to Test Ripple Payments Tech

Distributed ledger startup Ripple has struck a deal with Saudi Arabia's central bank on a pilot program that will see banks in the country trial the company's tech. Announced today...
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US Treasury Official Calls for Global Crypto Regulation

The undersecretary of the U.S. Treasury's Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence called on the international community for stronger cryptocurrency regulations to help protect the financial system and national security...
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Fork Confusion Propels Litecoin to 1-Month High Above $200


Litecoin (LTC) is putting on a show today amid news a group of developers may seek to fork its blockchain, the fifth-largest by total value. The cryptocurrency was last seen...
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Crypto Is Now Fastest Growing Donation for Fidelity Charitable

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have proved quite charitable, at least as far as Fidelity Charitable is concerned. Announced today, the global charity revealed it has received $69 million in cryptocurrency donations in...
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South Africa's Central Bank Eyes JPMorgan Blockchain Tech

South Africa's central bank has launched a program that will trial JPMorgan's Quorum blockchain potential in interbank clearing and settlement. According to an official statement dated Feb. 13, the South...
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