PBoC Digital Currency Director Calls for Centralized State Cryptocurrency

The head of digital currency research at the People's Bank of China offered up new critiques of bitcoin today, arguing it will never pass muster as a currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 12th, 2017

PBoC Official Pushes for Centralized State Digital Currency

China's central bank is considering its own digital currency, but it may not be built with blockchain technology, according a senior official......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 26th, 2018

Crypto funds poaching Wall St. talent amid digital currency boom

Cryptocurrency and blockchain hedge fund Pantera Capital announced the hiring of former Deutsche Bank Managing Director Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica was planning to launch its own cryptocurrency before the Facebook data scandal

Pedro Nunes/Reuters Cambridge Analytica was considering launching a digital currency before the Facebook data scandal blew up. The embattled political research firm had discussed doing an .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

BudCoin: The Marijuana CryptoCurrency

HEFFX has built the ultimate Marijuana cryptocurrency and is now calling on expressions of interest for the purchase or partnering of the digital currency. BudCoin has be.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 9th, 2018

CryptoWatch: A ‘seismic shift’ is taking place in the cryptocurrency sector, analyst says

The days of overnight bitcoin millionaires are fading fast. As the price of the No. 1 digital currency continues to fall — declining more than 40% in the first-quarter — the crypto hall of fame is fast becoming a hall of shame......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin drops as Twitter confirms crypto advertising ban

Cryptocurrency prices trade sharply lower Monday with the No. 1 digital currency trading to its lowest level is more than a week as advertising fallout continues to weigh on sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin stumbles as Binance faces potential regulatory backlash

After a solid start to the week, the No. 1 digital currency stumbles further on Thursday following a report that the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is facing potential headwinds in Japan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2018

U.S. Bans Use of Venezuela"s Cryptocurrency

The Trump administration targeted Venezuela’s new bitcoin-like currency Monday, prohibiting Americans and U.S. companies from dealing in the digital currency......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 19th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck refunds customers

Coincheck Inc., a hacked Japanese cryptocurrency trading platform operator said Tuesday it has spent ¥46.3 billion ($435 million) to compensate 260,000 customers who had held its digital currency called NEM......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018

Local digital forensics company hires former state director of homeland security

Alabama's former director of homeland security is joining a Memphis-based digital forensics team. Jim Walker is the new president of Black Swan Digital Forensics, a company that offers cell phone data extraction and analysis, vehicle systems for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2018

China to Open Financial Sector, May Release a Cryptocurrency

China to Open Financial Sector, May Release a Cryptocurrency $BTC.X $ETH.X $XRP.X CryptoCurrencies China is in no hurry in developing a digital currency, Zhou Xiaochuan, the country’s central bank governor, said here Fri.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 9th, 2018

Japan suspends two cryptocurrency exchanges in hopes of strengthening security

Two cryptocurrency exchanges were temporarily suspended by a Japanese regulator Thursday as part of its effort for stronger security in the market after millions of dollars in digital currency was stolen earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2018

Coinbase"s COO Hirji says digital exchange to offer cryptocurrency-focused index fund

Coinbase's President & Chief Operating Officer Asiff Hirji late Tuesday said the popular digital-currency platform would kick off a crypto-focused index fund. Hirji told.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 6th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin meets resistance at $12,000, as Ripple scores a bounce

After a relatively rocky week for equity investors, those in the cryptocurrency space have feared much better as digital currency prices continue to tick higher over the weekend......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 5th, 2018

Cryptocurrency News BTC, ETH, XRP

Cryptocurrency News BTC, ETH, XRP The Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands is creating its own digital currency in a bid to raise money. In doing so it becomes the firs.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 4th, 2018

Bitcoin is a ‘disruptive innovation,’ legendary investor Bill Miller says

Legendary hedge fund investor Bill Miller is betting big on cryptocurrency as a “bitcoin observer,” with his firm betting nearly half of its assets in the digital currency......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 28th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin hits 3-week high, trading above $11,000

Cryptocurrency prices are mixed, with the No. 1 digital currency reaching its highest level since January 28......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2018

Report: Some Crypto Enthusiasts Are Increasingly Worried About Getting Robbed in Person - Gizmodo

GizmodoReport: Some Crypto Enthusiasts Are Increasingly Worried About Getting Robbed in PersonGizmodoDespite periodic crashes in the cryptocurrency markets, digital currency keeps on moving out of its formerly niche space and affecting the real world. Bit.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 18th, 2018

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple: What Does the Future Hold

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple: What Does the Future Hold $BTC.X $ETH.X $XRP.X In time most digital currencies will be worthless, according to the head of the centralized cryptocurrency ripple, Brad Garlinghouse. The majority.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 15th, 2018

Cryptocurrency 101 Guide

While there are still some that are perplexed by what cryptocurrency is and why it matters, digital currency continues to prove increasingly relevant. Banks, governments, countries, and individu.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 13th, 2018