Flying High: Bitcoin Cash Rallies on Korean Volume Spike

Bitcoin cash is flying high today and could gain more altitude in the near-term. This morning, the bitcoin cash-U.S. dollar (BCH/USD) exchange rate clocked an 11-day high of $1,623.80 at 08:14...

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...

$65 Million: Blockchain Assets Platform Paxos Raises Series B Funding

Blockchain startup Paxos has closed a $65 million Series B funding round led by existing investors including Liberty City Ventures, RRE Ventures and Jay Jordan. The firm, which rebranded from itBit in...

W3C Vets Forego ICO for Government-Friendly Blockchain Launch

"Greed brings attention to things," Manu Sporny says. He's thought about this for some time, brainstorming the pros and cons of an immensely popular, yet flagrantly hyped new mechanism for raising...

Japan’s Finance Watchdog to Inspect 15 Unlicensed Crypto Exchanges

The Japanese government said today that inspections will take place at 15 unlicensed cryptocurrency exchanges in light of a recent major hack. According to the Japan Times, the country's financial services...

Circle Rolls Out Crypto Investment App in 46 US States

Four months after first announcing it, digital payments company Circle has officially launched its digital investment and storage app, Circle Invest. Describing it as "an app that's actually built around investing,...

Messaging Giant Line to Launch South Korean Blockchain Subsidiary

Japan-based social messaging platform Line is launching a blockchain subsidiary mere months after it announced its Line Pay service would offer cryptocurrencies, the company announced Monday. Called Unblock, the subsidiary company...

Bitcoin Faces Drop to $7K as Bull Defense Crumbles

Bitcoin (BTC) is trading on the defensive today, having dropped 16 percent over the last three days. As of writing, BTC is changing hands at $7,270 on Bitfinex, down 6.5 percent...

Bitcoin Price Tops $11,600 Amid Keen South Korean Trading

Bitcoin's recovery continues apace, with prices passing $11,600 in the morning's trading. According to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index, at around 07:00 UTC today, the cryptocurrency reached $11,645.12, before dropping slightly...

Coinbase Releases Cryptocurrency Tax Calculator

Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase has launched a new gain/loss calculating tool as part of an effort to help its user base keep up with U.S. tax requirements. In a blog post published...