Muh Monopoly! How a Banker’s Talk Sparked All Kinds of Crypto Mockery

Last week, Agustin Carstens, the head of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), widely considered the central bank of central banks – told cryptocurrency makers to "stop trying to create...

Chinese Tech Firm Probed Over Launch of Crypto-Mining Video Console

Leshi Internet, a Chinese video streaming provider with a history of financial troubles, is being questioned by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over its subsidiary's move into the crypto space. Lerong Zhixin, a...

Russians Indicted for US Election Hacks Used Bitcoin to Fund Operations

A group of Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday as part of an ongoing investigation into interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election allegedly used bitcoin to fund their operations. In...

100 Tokens By 2020: Ledger Pledges Big Expansion for Crypto Custody

The race among crypto custodians to secure high-end clients is growing fiercer by the day. Ledger, the France-based wallet and custody startup, is ramping up the number of cryptocurrencies it supports...

Why Litecoin’s Creator Is Buying Into A Bank (And How It Could Go Wrong)

One of the most unusual and potentially transformative deals in the cryptocurrency space started as an argument on social media. Back in April, Charlie Lee, the creator of litecoin, was exchanging...

Binance Exchange Backs First-Ever Decentralized Bank in Malta

Binance, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized bank to be launched in Malta. Bloomberg reported Thursday that...

Bank of Queensland Rules Out Crypto Purchases With Mortgage Funds

An Australian retail bank has revised its contract terms to prohibit borrowers from using loans such as mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency. According a report from Australia Finance Review on Thursday, Bank of Queensland, which...

CryptoKitties to Debut Mobile App on HTC’s Flagship Phone

CryptoKitties, the virtual cat breeding game that became so popular it clogged the ethereum network, is to roll out a version for mobile devices through a partnership with Taiwanese phone maker...

Litecoin Foundation Acquires 9.9% of Bank in Payments Partnership

Litecoin Foundation, the non-profit that supports the popular cryptocurrency, has acquired a near 10 percent stake in a German bank. The deal comes as the result of an agreement with TokenPay,...