While everyone is looking for an indication that institutional money is about to flood into bitcoin and revive the market, we just got another conformation that crypto has indeed entered the big leagues. Companies in the industry are now putting former
In this week’s daily Bitcoin in Brief editions we reported about McAfee's decision to stop shilling ICOs, crypto businesses’ involvement in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and much more. We also explored, in this week's most commented-on article, a
John McAfee’s decision to stop shilling ICOs as a regulatory day of reckoning draws near is the top item in today's edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Additional stories include Bittorrent trying to reassure users it wont cryptojack them to mine tron,
Cryptocurrency markets are steadily coasting along after suffering from some volatile low swings last week. Over the past 24 hours, most cryptocurrencies are still in the red nurturing losses between 1-3 percent, and a few are in the green by a few per
The last 24 hours have been action-packed for the cryptocurrency markets, with digital assets rising off the SEC's pronouncement that ethereum is not a security. But while most hodlers were toasting the agency's announcement, one top five coin that fai
In recent regulatory news, Brett Redfearn, the director of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)'s Division of Trading and Markets, has described the self-reporting efforts of cryptocurrency exchanges as 'underwhelm[ing],' Hydro-Qu
Tezos, a blockchain best known for its off-chain drama rather than its on-chain utility, is set to fork. Internecine conflict has riven the Tezos community for months, spilling over into the courtroom and leading to the dismissal of foundation members.
Watchdog ICOs exit scamming; ERC20 token wallets getting emptied via smart contract bugs; people dying in token sale publicity stunts: the world of ICOs has become so bizarre it's impossible to tell what's real and what's satire. As a glimpse into the
What's the difference between Ripple the company and ripple (XRP) the cryptocurrency' Many people would assert 'Not a lot' given that the former owns most of the latter and its founders were responsible for creating ripple in the first place. Ripple th
A notable week for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ' the network successfully upgraded the blockchain protocol by extending the block size to 32MB. The change will allow a greater number of transactions to be processed with inexpensive and consistent transaction fe
In an effort to get ahead of the next round of scams, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) created and published its own version of an initial coin offering (ICO) scam website. It's a rather innovative way at approaching investor education i
In today's Bitcoin in Brief we’re covering disappointing news for the crypto community: the World Satoshi Summit in Delhi has been canceled because of 'regulatory issues' according to its organizers. Also, an alleged crypto pump and dump scheme h
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that Centra Tech Inc. co-founder, Raymond Trapani, has been charged with fraud charges resulting from the SEC's investigations into Centra's controversial $32 million USD initial
Former Obama administration financial regulator Gary Gensler believes cryptocurrencies such as ether and ripple appear as unregistered securities, and in current violation of the law. His comments carry considerable weight in the broader financial comm
The South Korean government has called for financial regulators and central bankers of 23 other countries as well as 12 organizations, including the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, to collaborate on curbing cryptocurrency trading.