cryptocurrencies

India Moves To Ban Private Cryptocurrencies

India is to launch its own official digital currency, but will also ban private cryptocurrencies under new government proposals

2 days ago

Tolkien Estate Blocks ‘JRR Token’ Cryptocurrency

“You shall not pass!”, as Tolkien Estate takes legal action against cheeky developer of a cryptocurrency called JRR Token

4 days ago

El Salvador To Build ‘Bitcoin City’, Powered By Geothermal

Powered by the Conchagua volcano, a city financed by government Bitcoin bonds has been pledged by El Salvador's president

5 days ago

Tim Cook Says No Plans To Accept Crypto Payments

Cryptocurrency owner Tim Cook says there are no immediate plans to accept cryptocurrencies as payment, and discusses Apple Car, China…

2 weeks ago

G7 Finance Ministers Agree Principles For Central Bank Digital Currencies

Finance officials from the G7 endorse 13 public policy principles for central banks and digital currencies, and urge transparency and…

2 months ago

Elon Musk Tells US Government To Back Off Crypto Regulation

Tesla boss Elon Musk pushes back against crackdowns, and says US government should avoid regulating the cryptocurrency market

2 months ago

US Treasury Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Suex

Cryptocurrency exchange Suex hit with sanctions by US Treasury Department for alleged role in laundering ransomware payments

2 months ago

Majority Of El Salvadorans Reject Bitcoin Law – Poll

Not a good sign. 70 percent of the population of El Salvador oppose Bitcoin law, as 7 September implementation draws…

3 months ago

Poly Network Hacker Offered $500,000 To Return Stolen Tokens

Poly Network confirms it offered 'white hat hacker' who stole $611m in digital tokens, a $500,000 bug bounty to return…

4 months ago

Poly Network Hackers Return $258m, After Huge Cryptocurrency Heist

That still leaves $353m unaccounted for. Hackers return $258m to Poly Network, after stealing $611m worth of digital tokens

4 months ago

Hackers Steal $600m In Cryptocurrency Heist – Report

Crypto heist. Blockchain site Poly Network urges hackers to return stolen digital tokens after they exploited a vulnerability

4 months ago

SEC Head Calls For Power To Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Chairman of the US financial regulator calls on Congress for authorisation to police cryptocurrency trading, lending and platforms

4 months ago

Mexico Bans Cryptocurrency Trades Or Services

Mexico's central bank and the country's finance ministry says financial institutions are not allowed to utilise cryptocurrencies

5 months ago

China Extends Crackdown Against Cryptocurrencies

Hardening attitudes. China's central bank has urged banks and payment firms to crack down harder on cryptocurrency trading

5 months ago

El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin As Legal Tender

World first move by President Nayib Bukele, after Bitcoin is passed as a legal tender in the South American country…

6 months ago

Police Raid Bitcoin Mining Operation

West Midland police raid industrial estate location stealing electricity on a drugs warrant, but location was mining cryptocurrency, not growing…

6 months ago

Bank of England Head Warns Cryptocurrencies Are Dangerous

The Governor of the Bank of England continues to express serious concerns about cryptocurrencies, telling MPs they are dangerous

6 months ago

Bitcoin Plunges After Elon Musk Rules It Out For Tesla Purchases

Bitcoin blow. Elon Musk says Tesla it has suspended use of Bitcoin by customers, due to its heavy use of…

7 months ago

Cryptocurrency Warning From Bank Of England Governor

Blunt message from Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey, warning people only to buy cryptocurrency if prepared to lose all…

7 months ago

Bitcoin Value Reaches $63,000 Record High

The value of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency continues to fluctuate, but has now surpassed $63,000 in value - in a new…

8 months ago

Bitcoin Breaches $50,000 Barrier For First Time

Bitcoin, the world's biggest digital currency, continues to grow in value, after rising to a new record high over $50,000

9 months ago

Ten Hackers Arrested For $100m Cryptocurrency Theft

Criminal gang used 'sim swapping' technique to hijack phone numbers of famous online influencers, sport stars, and musicians

10 months ago

PayPal Opens Up To Cryptocurrencies

Popular online payments system PayPal announces entry into cryptocurrency market, in a move that may draw regulator scrutiny

1 year ago

Facebook Announces Libra Board, Amid Departures

Dead man walking? Libra announces board, despite being rocked by pull out by five major payments providers

2 years ago

Kik Messenger Developers To Close Popular Messaging App

Used by millions around the world, Kik Messenger is closing down as developers want to concentrate Kin cryptocurrency

2 years ago

UK Data Protection Watchdog Raises Facebook Libra Concern

Facebook's proposed digital currency faces calls for more information about how user data will be protected

2 years ago

FCA Expresses Concern At Lack Of Cryptocurrencies Safeguards

Financial Conduct Authority warns bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value

2 years ago

IMF Suggests Governments Set Up Own Cryptocurrencies

Fintech fantasy? Nation states should build their own digital currency to prevent its use by money launders and fraudsters

3 years ago

Bill Gates: Cryptocurrencies Have ‘Caused Deaths In A Fairly Direct Way’

Murder on the Bitcoin express? Microsoft co-founder Gates wades into cryptocurrency debate

4 years ago

Google Ads Targeted By Cryptomining Malvertising Attack

Google DoubleClick advertising network serves up ads that mine for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin

4 years ago