As Fed Contemplates Coronavirus-Prompted Easing, Bitcoin Traders Bet on Halving

U.S. stocks continue to reel over coronavirus-related fears, and investors are increasingly betting the Federal Reserve…

Ex-Employee Steals User Data From Derivatives Exchange Digitex

Decentralized derivatives exchange Digitex has fallen victim to a significant data breach believed to have exposed…

Bitfinex and OKEx Hit by DDoS Attacks

Crypto exchanges have made it easier for millions of people to trade in cryptos, but they…

US House Committee to Hold Hearing on Blockchain Benefits for Small Businesses

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business is set to discuss the benefits blockchain…

Coronavirus Outbreak Tests Bitcoin Safe Haven Status

Bitcoin (BTC) has spent much of the last week in freefall, sinking to a low of…

Coronavirus Hits US Stocks, Bitcoin Climbs, Haven Status Unclear

The spreading coronavirus sowed a new bout of fear among investors, triggering a stock market sell-off…

Class-Action Lawsuit Threatens Ripple’s Established Market

Ripple will have to defend itself in a long-running class-action lawsuit over claims it violated securities…

Draper-Backed Exchange in Lockdown Following ‘Sophisticated’ Attack

Coinhako, a cryptocurrency exchange backed by Tim Draper, has restricted user withdrawals after falling victim to…

Iranian General Advocates Crypto Use for Skirting Sanctions: Report

An Iranian general is reportedly calling for the use of cryptocurrency to evade sanctions. Saeed Muhammad,…

SEC Rejects Latest Bitcoin ETF Bid

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected Wilshire Phoenix’s bid for a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund…