Upside Break on the Way? Zcash Eyes Gains Against Bitcoin

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash is solidly bid against the dollar and could soon see a spike against bitcoin. As per data source CoinMarketCap, zcash (ZEC) has appreciated by 12 percent in the...

UK Government Minister Calls for ‘Proportionate’ Crypto Rules

The U.K.'s City Minister, John Glen, told reporters at the Treasury's International Fintech conference on Thursday that "proportionate" regulations could give the local cryptocurrency industry a significant boost. In his comments,...

Bitcoin Exchange Huobi To Open US Office

China-based Huobi, previously one of the country's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, plans to launch an office in San Francisco. Chief strategy officer Cai Kailong revealed the move at Blockchain Connect, the U.S.-China...

Below $15K: Bitcoin Plays Defense Amid Bear Move

Bitcoin remains on the defensive, despite yesterday's sharp recovery from $14,000 levels. Data source OnChainFX indicates the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has depreciated by 4.54 percent in the last...

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment

The venture arm of one of the most recognizable names in the tech industry hasn't yet put its money where its mouth is on blockchain – but that may be...

NYSE Parent Company Launches Cryptocurrency Data Feed

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is partnering with blockchain startup Blockstream to launch a new cryptocurrency-based data feed. ICE Data Services' feed will...

Utility: The Defining Word for Tokens in 2018

Shawn Wilkinson is the co-founder and chief strategy officer at Storj Labs where he oversees strategy, vision and architecture for the Storj network. The following article is an exclusive contribution to...

Anti-Virus Token? Polyswarm Seeks Safer Internet With ICO

There's never enough eyes out there looking for threats against internet users. Take the recently disclosed Specter and Meltdown processor vulnerabilities, which showed how threats can linger for years undetected. Though as...

Foxconn Backs $16 Million Series B for Bitcoin Startup Abra

Bitcoin startup Abra has completed a $16 million Series B led by manufacturing giant Foxconn. Announced today at the Money2020 conference in Las Vegas, the new capital brings Abra's total funding to ...

Merrill Lynch Bans Clients from Investing in Bitcoin Fund

Merrill Lynch, the brokerage arm of Bank of America, has blocked financial advisers and clients from trading in bitcoin-related investments. The ban extends to clients trading in Grayscale's Bitcoin Investment Trust, a...