• MyEtherWallet (MEW) has reportedly been the victim of a DNS hack on a day when Google appears to be having some issues. Social media and online crypto forums are awash with reports that reveal funds have been stolen from the wallet of some users. Other users who might have logged into the service during the period of the hack may have also been compromised. Users Report Stolen Funds A MEW user broke the news on Reddit

    MyEtherWallet Users Lose Funds to DNS Hack

    | 2018/04/24 6:30 pm
  • Savedroid founder Dr. Yassin Hankir publicly announced his own $50 million exit scam on Twitter by posting a selfie of himself at the airport and a beach resort, along with the message “Thanks guys! Over and out …” [MAJOR UPDATE]: Dr. Yassin Hankir has posted a video, declaring that the entire incident was a PR stunt to show how vulnerable investors are to ICO scams. He calls for greater regulation in order to protect investors from

    $50 Million ICO Savedroid Scam Artist Posts Selfie While Fleeing Country [MAJOR UPDATE]

    | 2018/04/19 8:30 am
  • The Venezuelan Petro’s alleged astronomical success could be under threat as US President Trump puts plans in process to prohibit American citizens from purchasing the digital currency. It seems as if President Trump has thrown a cog in the apparent billion-dollar machine that is Venezuela’s Petro. According to Bloomberg, the US president issued a prohibition order on Monday banning the country’s citizens from going anywhere near the South American country’s first state-issued virtual currency. To

    President Trump Bans US Citizens from Buying Venezuela’s Petro

    | 2018/03/19 4:00 pm
  • Circle, the peer-to-peer payment services startup, has reportedly bought exchange Poloniex for $400 million. Job Done Between Circle And Polo According to Fortune editor Robert Hackett who leaked the news in advance, an official statement will follow Monday. The takeover means a cryptocurrency exchange is now under direct ownership of a Goldman Sachs funded company. Hackett wrote on Twitter earlier this morning: Rumors have swirled in recent weeks that Circle has been in talks to

    Goldman Sachs-backed Circle Buys Poloniex Cryptocurrency Exchange for $400M

    | 2018/02/26 11:30 am
  • Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin endorsed blockchain technology during a meeting on Sunday with Herman Gref, the president of Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank. ‘We Need Professionals in This Field’ Gref, who said his bank would implement blockchain into its business, suggested to Putin that the Russian government should include blockchain technology in education and professional training, according to a translation by YouTube channel Russia Insight. Blockchain technology is one of the key components of cryptocurrency networks

    Vladimir Putin Endorses Blockchain: Russia Can’t Be ‘Late In The Race’

    | 2018/02/25 6:00 am
  • Anyone getting involved in cryptocurrency should be well aware that the emerging market carries its fair share of risk. However, popular San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase has taken it to another level by severely overcharging users debit and credit cards – reportedly upwards of 50x the correct amount. Coinbase Admits to Accidentally Draining Users’ Bank Accounts Coinbase – one of the most popular digital currency exchanges – has admitted to accidentally draining users’ bank accounts by

    Coinbase Confirms Drastically Overcharging Users Debit/Credit Purchases, Draining Accounts

    | 2018/02/15 4:15 pm
  • Popular privacy-focused instant messaging application Telegram has suffered a bit of a setback, as hackers have been secretly able to utilize unsuspecting users’ computers to mine Monero and Zcash. Private and Secure? Not Quite. According to multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider Kaspersky Lab, hackers have been taking advantage of a flaw in the Telegram messaging app’s desktop client, which has allowed them to remotely mine popular cryptocurrencies. Since March 2017, hackers have been conducting “in

    Telegram Users Hacked – Computers Used to Mine Monero and Zcash

    | 2018/02/13 5:30 pm
  • Breaking News: Less than an hour ago, exchange giant Binance announced that they were closing the doors for the next 12 hours.  A system upgrade extension was cited as the reason. Anxious traders responded to the company Tweet in the hope that the exchange had not been hacked and no data was lost. They were reassured by the company: We experienced a server issue on our replica database cluster, causing some data to be out

    Crypto Exchange Binance Goes Dark – 12 Hour Outage for Maintenance, System Upgrades

    | 2018/02/07 10:15 pm
  • Ripple just became the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency. This is a big deal. But why? Is Ripple a good investment? Will banks adopt it? Let’s find out. Why Is Ripple Causing Waves? While Bitcoin and the rest of the top 10 cryptocurrencies are well below their peak, Ripple is enjoying a meteoric rise and is trading at $ 2.22, up more than 49% from this time yesterday. In fact, it just unseated Ethereum as the #2

    Ripple Dethrones Ethereum, Now #2 Cryptocurrency Behind Bitcoin

    | 2017/12/29 4:30 pm
  • It seems like the trend of consecutive all-time highs isn’t stopping anytime soon, as Bitcoin has sailed over $20,500 and has its sights set on $21,000. Bitcoin Breaks the $20,000 Barrier On CEX.io, a popular Bitcoin exchange, the price of just one bitcoin has broken through $20,000 with no signs of stopping. This may seem insignificant, as it only one exchange, and on top of that, we’ve seen Bitcoin prices skyrocket over the market price

    Bitcoin Price Breaks $20,000 on CEX.io Exchange

    | 2017/12/16 9:30 pm
  • BitPay is one of the most popular Bitcoin payment processing companies in the world. Today, they announced support for more cryptocurrencies, starting with implementing Bitcoin Cash to their payment platform and debit cards. BitPay is a point-of-sale company that allows traditional businesses to accept Bitcoin. They provide an easy to use means for users to pay with the popular digital currency, which is especially attractive to businesses that have customer bases that may not be

    BitPay to Add Support for Bitcoin Cash, Other Cryptocurrencies

    | 2017/12/15 9:15 pm
  • Coinbase has come under fire in recent weeks for slow transaction times, nonexistent support, and multiple server outages under high traffic. The US-based exchange even suspended trading when things really got lively during Litecoin’s romp to the top a few days ago. However new things could be coming to Coinbase in 2018. In an interview with CNBC, Coinbase CEO and co-founder, Brian Armstrong, discussed how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are becoming the next generation stock

    More Altcoins Coming to Coinbase Says CEO Brian Armstrong

    | 2017/12/13 11:00 pm
  • As we roll into another week of crypto trading the Bitcoin bulls have been a little subdued in the last 24 hours. BTC hasn’t fluctuated much from around $16,400 where it currently trades. Huge swings in the king of crypto were bounteous this weekend amid the launch of CBOE’s futures contracts. Bitcoin gained and lost over $5,000 in just a few days before recovering but Ethereum has remained pretty flat for weeks … until now.

    Escalating Ethereum Breaks New Records

    | 2017/12/12 1:15 am
  • As the crypto and financial worlds look on, the CBOE website crashes, unable to handle the massive influx of traffic as Bitcoin futures trading begins. Uh oh, Houston…we have a problem. CBOE’s website crashed within moments of the exchange opening on Sunday, unable to handle the massive influx of traffic resulting from the launch of its Bitcoin futures contract. The launch, which marks the first time that Bitcoin futures have traded on a major exchange,

    Bitcoin Breaks CBOE – Website Crashes as Futures Trading Begins

    | 2017/12/10 6:45 pm
  • Escorted by futures trading contracts, Bitcoin has entered into the circle of mainstream finance. This event was marked by the CBOE Global Markets’ launch of Bitcoin futures contracts, on Sunday, December 10, 2017, opening the door to the cryptocurrency market for institutional investors’ trillions of dollars. Moreover, Bitcoin futures has moved the rollout of Bitcoin ETFs one giant step closer to reality. Bitcoin Futures Could Bring Trillions into the Crypto Market Bitcoin made its debut

    Bitcoin Makes its Grand Entrance onto the Mainstream Stage

    | 2017/12/10 6:00 pm
  • The value of Bitcoin has been making headlines lately, with prices increasing tremendously over the past few weeks. First, the price of the cryptocurrency smashed the $10,000 level, hitting a record-high of $15,000 a few days later. As of now, the price stands at more than $18,000, with the upward trend expected to continue in the coming days. With more and more people trying to get a piece of the Bitcoin pie, the digital currency’s

    Bitcoin Leaves Visa’s Market Cap in the Dust

    | 2017/12/07 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin sees unprecedented levels of buying with CoinMarketCap showing a price surge of more than $3000 over the past 24 hours. Today has been one for the record books as Coinmarketcap reports Bitcoin prices topping $18,000 and a market cap of over $300 billion. This newest milestone comes amid a flurry of significant all-time highs over the past 24 hours as Bitcoin climbed from $14,000 at this time yesterday to its current price of $18,053 at

    Bitcoin Shatters $18,000 Mark Less than 3 hours after $17,000

    | 2017/12/07 7:15 pm
  • The charge continues as the Bitcoin bull continues to break record after record. Barely 24 hours ago, the cryptocurrency was trading at just under $13,000, climbing throughout the day to breach $14k and $15k milestones. Bitcoin has reached yet another all-time high as the price now stands at an incredible $16,568. The past 24 hours have been an exciting ride for Bitcoin investors and enthusiasts. The price of the popular digital currency has surged by nearly 30% and

    A New Day, a New Record – Bitcoin Blazes past the $16,000 Mark

    | 2017/12/07 11:45 am
  • The Bitcoin bull continues to charge as the price soars to over $14k. The run-up over the past few months has been fueled by reports of Bitcoin futures trading coming to US exchanges, but the most recent bump comes after an exciting announcement about the progress of the Lightning Network. Record Prices and Market Capitalization Bitcoin has destroyed all-time high after all-time high in the past months, currently topping out at a cool $14,059 at

    Bullish Bitcoin Price Smashes Through $14,000

    | 2017/12/06 6:30 pm
  • The celebration is in full swing as Bitcoin continues its upward momentum, reaching a new all-time high as it smashes through the $13,000 mark. This latest milestone comes less than a day after the digital currency hit $12,000 for the first time ever. As of this writing, Bitcoin is currently trading at $13,128, a gain of over 13% in less than 24 hours. The current trading volume during this period is just over $9.7 billion

    $13,000 and Rising – The Price of Bitcoin Continues to Climb

    | 2017/12/06 10:30 am
  • 4NEW, the company operating Waste to Energy treatment plants, today announced a series of groundbreaking developments. 4NEW has successfully secured $30.5 million USD from institutional investors collectively. This enables 4NEW to complete its soft cap requirement facilitating the construction and realization of its first plant in its entirety. LONDON – Dec 2, 2017 – The realization of the plant insures widespread adoption for its coin since consumers can start paying for their utility bills using

    4NEW – Could It Be The Next Bitcoin?

    | 2017/12/04 7:35 am
  • Following in CME Group’s footsteps, NASDAQ announces plans to launch Bitcoin futures in the first half of 2018.   The Wall Street Journal reports that Nasdaq Inc. is planning to launch Bitcoin futures as soon the first half of 2018. Nasdaq’s Bitcoin contracts will launch on Nasdaq Futures (NFX), a marketplace launched in 2015 that is most famous for energy trading. This latest news comes in the wake of the CME Group, the world’s largest online trading

    BREAKING NEWS – Nasdaq To Launch Bitcoin Futures in 2018

    | 2017/11/29 1:15 pm
  • Amid various scams and scandals, Bitcoin Gold has finally been listed on CoinMarketCap. It is already ahead of major altcoins such as Dash, Litecoin, and Monero and has risen hundreds of dollars in price since its initial listings and is currently sitting at around $360. The Second Continuing Fork of the BTC Network Bitcoin Gold forked off the main network earlier this month, with the weeks leading up to the fork being rife with confusion.

    Bitcoin Gold Debuts at #5 on CoinMarketCap

    | 2017/11/26 3:00 am