US Copyright Office Responds to Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Registrations

On May 21, 2019, a press release was sent to a variety of publications that said Craig Wright was granted two U.S. copyrights for the original Bitcoin white paper and version 0.1 of the cryptocurrency’s code. Meanwhile, the U.S. Copyright Office specifically addressed the matter in a press release which emphasized the agency “does not […]
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US Copyright Office Responds to Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Registrations

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

The world’s largest options and futures exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) and its bitcoin futures contracts saw an all-time high on May 13. According to CME’s records, the exchange recorded 33,700 contracts on Monday which represented a notional value of around 168,000 BTC ($1.35 billion). Also Read: Our Value […]
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CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

SEC approves a stock exchange built for tech startups

For tech companies, going public is often fraught with pressure — they're suddenly expected to deliver positive news every quarter, and they might push innovation to the wayside in the quest to become proftiable. They should soon have a better alte… …

One of the World’s Largest Crypto Exchanges, Binance, Hacked to the Tune of $40 Million

Cryptocurrency trading hub Binance, one of the world’s largest, has confirmed it lost about 7,000 Bitcoins (around $40 million) to hackers after its so-called “hot wallet,” i.e. one connected to the internet and used to process transactions, was breached, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more……

One of the World’s Largest Crypto Exchanges, Binance, Hacked to the Tune of $40 Million

Blockfi Launches High-Interest Crypto Lending Program in India

US-based Blockfi has expanded into India, offering a high rate on its interest-bearing account for two cryptocurrencies. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Blockfi and a local Indian crypto exchange offering a similar program to find out how the two products differ. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Blockfi Launching in India New […]
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Blockfi Launches High-Interest Crypto Lending Program in India

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]
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Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

Invesco Blockchain ETF Trading Commences on London Stock Exchange

Invesco, an American investment management company that is traded on the S&P 500, has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting companies operating in the distributed ledger technology sector. The blockchain ETF will track nearly 50 companies that stand to benefit from growth in the distributed ledger technology industry including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Apple. […]
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Invesco Blockchain ETF Trading Commences on London Stock Exchange

Check Your Stock Portfolio Every Morning With These Sites

Lifehacker finance Jedi Alicia Adamczyk would warn against the practice—and it’s good advice—but it can be tough to resist the temptation to check the stock market every day. You don’t have to do anything with this information; sometimes it’s just nice to watch the world burn, as it were, because someone said or did…Read more……

Check Your Stock Portfolio Every Morning With These Sites

SEC to Decide Fate of Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin ETF by Late February

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed its decision on the Vaneck Solidx bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), which will trade on Cboe BZX Exchange. The SEC has received more than 1,600 comments and will make a decision by February next year. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]
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SEC to Decide Fate of Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin ETF by Late February

Nasdaq Confirms Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures in First Half of 2019

Joseph Christinat, the vice president of Nasdaq’s media team, has confirmed that the exchange will soon launch bitcoin futures. In a recent interview with a newspaper in the U.K., Christinat revealed that the platform plans to start offering bitcoin futures contracts within the first half of 2019. Also Read: Chilean Court Rules in Favor of Closing […]
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Nasdaq Confirms Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures in First Half of 2019

China Revises Crypto Ranking — BTC Upgraded

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has updated its crypto project ranking for this month, moving BTC up several places while still favoring EOS and Ethereum. The center explains its evaluation model and outlines future projects. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations China’s Crypto Ranking Update China’s Center […]
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China Revises Crypto Ranking — BTC Upgraded

Swiss Crypto Exchange-Traded Product Launching Nov. 21, but It’s Not an ETF

New.Bitcoin.com has confirmed that the exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies will start trading on Switzerland’s principal stock exchange on Nov. 21. The exchange has also confirmed that this product is not an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The country’s financial regulator, Finma, explains the differences. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]
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Swiss Crypto Exchange-Traded Product Launching Nov. 21, but It’s Not an ETF

Bitcoin Group SE Buys Investment Bank Tremmel for Undisclosed Figure

Bitcoin Group SE has bought 100 percent shares of investment bank Tremmel for an undisclosed amount. This is the German digital currency exchange operator’s second acquisition in 2018. Bitcoin Group, which holds current assets of $40 million, said Tremmel allows it to issue its own cryptocurrency-related products, conduct proprietary trading and operate bitcoin ATMs. Also […]
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Bitcoin Group SE Buys Investment Bank Tremmel for Undisclosed Figure

GMO Internet Reports Cryptocurrency Exchange Profit Rose Over 34% in Q3 2018

GMO Internet, the Japanese technology and online finance conglomerate, presented its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 on Nov. 12. The presentation included new details about the performance of the Tokyo-listed group’s cryptocurrency-related businesses. Also Read: The Daily: US Museum to Accept Bitcoin, Estonia Grants License to B2BX Exchange Record Performance by Quarter […]
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GMO Internet Reports Cryptocurrency Exchange Profit Rose Over 34% in Q3 2018

SoftBank, Which Signed $45 Billion Saudi Tech Investment Deal, Still ‘Monitoring’ Jamal Khashoggi Scandal

On October 2, Saudi citizen, U.S. resident, and journalist in self-imposed exile Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, reportedly wary of the potential consequences of entering a facility controlled by a dictatorial government he frequently criticized. He is now presumed dead at the hands of Saudi…Read more……

SoftBank, Which Signed $45 Billion Saudi Tech Investment Deal, Still ‘Monitoring’ Jamal Khashoggi Scandal

New Venture Capital Fund Secures $100M to Invest in Crypto Startups

Dragonfly Capital Partners, a new crypto-focused venture capital firm, has announced the launch of its first $100 million fund dedicated to investments in crypto assets. Its investors include Okex, Bitmain and other well-known names in the industry. Also Read: Exchanges Roundup: Coinbase Volumes Hit 1-Year Low, UK Exchange to Fire Most Staff Meet Dragonfly Capital […]
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New Venture Capital Fund Secures $100M to Invest in Crypto Startups