Backlash after US Elections Board Green Lights Crypto Mining for Political Campaigns

The US Federal Election Commission (FEC) issued an advisory opinion that would allow individuals to contribute to political campaigns by donating their computer power to mine crypto for their favorite candidates. The decision comes as American politici...

Where’s the Bottom? Investors Search for Answers as Bitcoin Price, FAANG Stocks Plunge

The Monday Massacre reverberated throughout equities markets today, leaving its mark not only on the bitcoin price — which dropped below $5,000 for the first time this year — but on tech stocks as well. Recent Bitcoin Price Drop Attracts Be...

Ripple Adds 5th-Largest Southeast Asian Bank to Enterprise Blockchain Network

RippleNet is expanding its network of banks by adding Malaysia’s CIMB Group to its fold. CIMB is the ASEAN’s fifth-largest bank and will team up with Ripple to work on enabling instant cross-border payments for CIMB’s markets. RippleN...

A Historically Strong Month for Crypto, November Is Off to a Brutal Start

The cryptocurrency market rout accelerated today as bitcoin (BTC) fell below $5,000 for the first time in 13-months.

Israel: Tel Aviv Investment Firm Silver Castle Launches Trio of Crypto Funds

The infrastructure for institutional investors in the crypto market continues to gain steam despite this year’s relentless bear market. Most recently, Israel-based crypto investment fund Silver Castle, which targets institutional and accredi...

IBM, Columbia University Launch Blockchain Accelerator Programs

Columbia University and IBM are launching a pair of tech accelerators to aid blockchain startups in their early phases.

Monday Massacre: Bitcoin Price Dives Below $5,000 as Support Levels Falter

The bitcoin price kicked off this week on a depressive note, extending its current bearish bias to another low level. The BTC/USD index fell from 5502-fiat to 4886-fiat on Monday, recording more than 11 percent in losses. The price action bled through ...

Twitter: Bitcoin Scams Came from Third-Party Marketing App

Last week’s bitcoin “giveaway” scams on Twitter, which saw one of Google’s social media accounts compromised, was the result of a hacked third-party provider and not the social media platform’s system, Twitter has claimed....

Op-Ed: The Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’ was Never [Just] about the Hash

Last week, the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem descended into civil war as a group of partisans attempted to use their superior hash power to launch a hostile takeover of the BCH protocol and return it to what they believe was Satoshi Nakamoto’s original ...

Tencent Games Forms Partnership with Blockchain Esports Platform

Tencent Games has announced a collaboration with SLIVER.tv, a blockchain esports entertainment platform to create a 24/7 live esports channel that will feature streamers from FaZe Clan, Method, and NRG, in addition to interactive functionality such as ...