Bitcoin Breaking News

Bitcoin news media has grown exponentially since the big crypto boom of 2017. Crypto news outlets have sprung up and disappeared just as quickly, and the scene is almost as volatile as bitcoin itself. Getting the most up to date breaking bitcoin news is now even easier with Bitcoinist.

Bitcoinist is one of the oldest bitcoin news outlets, founded in 2013. We have a large team of experienced reporters, traders, analysts, researchers and technologists from around the globe and publish 24/7 to bring you the latest bitcoin breaking news. Our editors have been in the industry for years and have acquired the insights to source unique bitcoin stories making Bitcoinist the pulse of the digital currency world.

Things happen so fast in the industry that breaking news can be an old story in just a few hours. The bitcoin scene has grown so much over the past couple of years that there is always something happening and Bitcoinist is here to bring that breaking news to you, our readers.

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Square Cash Bitcoin Sales Will Overtake Mining Rate After 2020

Square’s Cash app reported record Bitcoin revenue once again, in its Q1 2019 earnings report. If growth continues at this rate, there could soon be 2 BTC bought on Square Cash...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
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Bitwise Submits Bitcoin ETF Filing Saying ‘2019 Should Be The Year’

Cryptocurrency asset management firm, Bitwise, has submitted another Bitcoin ETF filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm’s previous BTC ETF...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
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Bakkt Raises $182.5M From Microsoft And Other Big-Name Investors

Bakkt on Monday announced the completion of its first funding round, to the tune of $182.5 million. The platform which aims to offer the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contracts in...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
BlackRock CEO Denies Company's Interest in Cryptocurrency
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BlackRock CEO Denies Company’s Interest in Cryptocurrency

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink poured cold water on reports that the company was looking to get involved in the cryptocurrency market. BlackRock Clients Have Zero Interest in...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 years ago
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Mt. Gox ‘Bitcoin Whale’ Trustee Won’t Sell Any More BTC

The Tokyo District Court has approved the commencement of civil rehabilitation in the ongoing Mt. Gox bankruptcy — with the process to expected to start early next year.  Mt. Gox...

Allen Scott | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin Fees Soar as Bithumb Overpays to Move Funds Following Hack

Bitcoin transaction fees have soared over the past 24 hours — likely due to Bithumb cleaning out its hot wallet in an effort to secure its remaining funds after hackers allegedly...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin in Freefall – Tumbles to Three-Month Low Amid Coinrail Hack Saga

Bitcoin, the number one cryptocurrency, is currently in freefall as it continues its losing streak for the third consecutive day. However, the decline recorded today, June 10, 2018...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 years ago
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Tokyo Bitcoin Whale Strikes Again: Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Trustee to Blame for Latest Bitcoin...

Reports have emerged that the Mt. Gox bankruptcy trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi is gearing up for another round of bitcoin selling. According to, 8,200 BTC was moved from...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 years ago

Cryptocurrency Market Cap Surges to $600 Billion USD

The total market cap for cryptocurrency has reached an all-time high, breaking the $600 billion USD barrier. No matter how you slice it, 2017 has been a banner year for cryptocurrency...

Jeff Francis | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin Just Broke $15,000: Here’s What Comes Next

Bitcoin has just broken through another major price threshold. Here’s a look at what just happened and what comes next.  Only yesterday, we were writing about how Bitcoin had...

Samuel Rae | 3 years ago
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Steam Drops Support for Bitcoin Payments Citing Wild Price Swings, High Transaction Fees

Bitcoin may be trading at all-time highs, but not everybody is celebrating. Crypto-loving gamers everywhere have their headsets in a twist after Valve, the parent company of popular...

Cynthia Turcotte | 3 years ago
Bitcoin Futures Trading Up 93% Reports CME Group
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BREAKING NEWS – Nasdaq To Launch Bitcoin Futures in 2018

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...

Matthew Tompkins | 3 years ago

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