Coinbase Says It Now Has Regulatory Approval to List Security Tokens

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reportedly received regulatory approval to acquire several securities firms – a move that could eventually see it supporting trading in tokens deemed as securities. A spokesperson...

Bitcoin Price Retakes 50-Day Moving Average in First Since May

Bitcoin (BTC) scaled the crucial 50-day moving average (MA) on Monday for the first time in nearly two months, taking its price above $6,700. The corrective rally picked up the pace...

IBM Is Helping Launch a Price-Stable Cryptocurrency Insured By the FDIC

The latest attempt to create a cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, or "stablecoin," combines 21st-century technology with an invention from the Great Depression. Announced Tuesday, a startup called Stronghold is launching...

World’s First Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange Finally Opens to the Public

The world's first bank-backed cryptocurrency exchange is now open to the public after months of delays. Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings formally launched its in-house cryptocurrency trading platform dubbed VCTRADE last month....

Bitcoin’s Road Back to $7K (And the Chart Hurdles In the Way)

Having defended $6,000 last week, bitcoin (BTC) appears to be building momentum for a price rise, but nearby technical hurdles still present a formidable challenge. At press time, the world's most...

Peter Thiel, Bitmain Co-Founder Invest in EOS Developer Block.one

EOS protocol maker Block.one has received new backing from a number of big-name investors, including PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. In a fresh round of funding – the amount of which was not...

A Crypto Exchange Is Buying Back $24 Million-Worth of Its Own Tokens

FCoin, a new cryptocurrency exchange that saw spiking trading volume recently due to its controversial revenue model, has revealed a plan to buy back millions of its own tokens to...

Sex Workers Have Serious Issues With a Crypto-Powered ‘Uber for Escorts’

"Too pimp-like and not safe to use." That's how one sex worker, who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the cryptocurrency platform PinkDate, for which she was invited to test the...

Bitcoin Struggles for Gains as Volume Hits 36-Week Low

Bitcoin's corrective rally has stalled around $6,400 on Monday amid low trading volumes. The leading cryptocurrency remained bid over the weekend as expected, courtesy of Thursday's strong reversal from the two-week...

Something Strange Is Going On at a Crypto Exchange Called WEX

Users of WEX, the cryptocurrency exchange built on the ashes of BTC-e, are reporting withdrawal problems, raising new questions about an already mysterious trading platform. "‏Dear Wex, when withdraws will enable...