Top-5 Crypto Tokens Pronounced ‘Dead’ — NEM and BCC Head the List

In 2017, the cost of Bitcoin (BTC) reached almost $20,000, and in December 2018, its rate fell to $3,187 per token. Nevertheless, it is a solid price movement for a...

US Libra Hearings Day 1: Lawmakers Finding It Hard to Trust Facebook

The United States’ Senate Banking Committee raised a wave of skepticism over Facebook’s crypto project Libra during the first day of testimony on July 16.The new hearing, called “Examining Facebook's...

Billionaire Mark Cuban Says Facebook’s Libra a Big Mistake

Dallas Mavericks basketball team owner and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban defined Facebook’s Libra stablecoin a big mistake in an interview with CNBC published on July 12.During his interview, Cuban commented...

FDD Assesses Risks of Crypto Use by Countries Under US Sanctions

The American Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) has assembled an assessment of current and future risks of cryptocurrency use by countries adversarial to the United States in a report...

Mob Burns Down Purported Crypto Ponzi Schemer’s House in South Africa

An angry mob in Ladysmith, South Africa has reportedly torched the residence of Sphelele Mbatha, known as Sgumza, a manager of alleged crypto Ponzi scheme Bitcoin Wallet. The mob was...

Crypto Markets Continue Trading in Red, Oil Reports Losses

Thursday, July 11 — major cryptocurrency markets are trading in the red zone, with just a few coins reporting moderate gains, according to Coin360.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360The leading cryptocurrency, Bitcoin...

‘Google Coin’ Within 2 Years as FANGs Will Go Crypto, Say Winklevoss

Digital currency will form part of all four FANG companies’ offerings by 2021, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss told CNBC in a new interview on July 9.Speaking about Facebook Libra, the...

Crypto Industry in Numbers: How Does Q2 2019 Compare to the Past

For crypto markets, the second quarter of this year has been the best three-month sequence since the bear turn of early 2018 put a brutal end to the dreams that...

Bitcoin Breaks $10,000 for First Time Since March 2018

Bitcoin (BTC) has continued its steady rally in price over the past three months to break $10,000 today for the first time in over a year, according to Coin360.Market visualization...

Pariahs of Silicon Valley: How Ben Mezrich Writes About the Winklevoss Twins

This article has been updated on June 22 to correct that the company started by the Winklevoss twins is called Gemini Trust LLC rather than Gemini Capital, that it does...

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Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week’s Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing,...