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Cryptocurrency is Heading to Court in India

The second most populous country in the world is currently determining the fate of cryptocurrencies for 1.3 billion people. What are the arguments for and against cryptocurrencies?

by Hermione Daguin  |  Sep 17, 2018
Coinbase Launches Cryptocurrency Gift Cards

A major criticism against cryptocurrencies is that there's no way to spend them. Coinbase decided to tackle this issue by creating a simple way for anyone to easily spend cryptocurrencies.

by Marianne White  |  Sep 16, 2018
Coinbase Explores a Cryptocurrency ETF with Wall Street

A new participant has just entered the race to a cryptocurrency ETF. Coinbase is undoubtedly one of the top cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, but can it compete with Wall Street?

by Vern Napolitano  |  Sep 13, 2018
Defense Distributed’s Appeal to Cryptocurrency

Defense Distributed believes that cryptocurrencies and fire arms have an inherent similarity. Do they? Or are they trying to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon?

by Vern Napolitano  |  Sep 12, 2018
Las Vegas’ First Cryptocurrency Nightclub

Every industry is looking for ways to get involved in the cryptocurrency industry. We don't know where its all heading, but we do know that things are getting MORE interesting in this Las Vegas Nightclub.

by Marianne White  |  Sep 11, 2018
Wolf of Wall Street Astounded by Bitcoin Price Increase - Denounces it as Merely a “Scam”

It looks like the Wolf of Wall Street lost his sharp senses while in prison. Now he's yapping away at Bitcoin and it's issues. Do his arguments have any merit? Or is he once again looking for attention?

by Marianne White  |  Sep 10, 2018
UBS and JPMorgan Chase Criticize Cryptocurrency

It's no secret that banks don't like cryptocurrencies. After all, cryptocurrencies were made in an effort to get rid of the "too-big-to-fail" banks by making each individual their own personal bank.

by Vern Napolitano  |  Sep 10, 2018
Voyager Launches a New No-Fee Cryptocurrency Exchange

There are hundreds of cryptocurrency exchanges to choose from and picking the right one is difficult. Let this new exchange guide you on your voyage through the crypto world.

by Vern Napolitano  |  Sep 08, 2018
AT&T Sued for $224 Million over Cryptocurrency Theft

This story really illustrates how important it is to protect your cryptocurrencies as best you can. Find out how far some people are willing to go to steal your crypto.

by Vern Napolitano  |  Sep 04, 2018
Opera Becomes First Browser to Include a Native Crypto Wallet

Opera is making it as simple as possible for cryptocurrencies to be sent from one person (or connected device) to another. They have recently become the first company to include a crypto wallet in a web browser.

by Marianne White  |  Sep 03, 2018
South Korean Police Raid Firm Whose Crypto Scam Promised Shipwrecked Gold

The Dread Pirate Roberts isn't the only one promising gold in the crypto world. Careful not to fall prey to pirate lore of lost treasures like these folk did.

by Marianne White  |  Sep 01, 2018
China Makes Authoritarian Move Against Cryptocurrency Exchanges

China has been taking steps towards eliminating cryptocurrency usage in their country and this week they decided to forward their progress toward that goal by stopping all access to foreign exchanges.

by Vern Napolitano  |  Aug 24, 2018
Potential New Additions to Coinbase

Coinbase is the most popular cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, but they only offer a handful of carefully selected coins. Could these be the next coins to get their stamp of approval?

by Corey Hoffman  |  Aug 20, 2018
Study Finds Many People are Willing to Accept Salary in Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are known for their extreme volatility, but people are still interested in adding them to their portfolios. So interested, in fact, that they are willing to accept them as a source of income.

by Marianne White  |  Aug 16, 2018
China Busts a USD $1.5 Billion Cryptocurrency World Cup Gambling Ring

Cryptocurrencies were being used to bypass gambling laws in China during the World Cup. This shows how versatile digital currencies are, and how difficult it is for regulators to stop.

by Marianne White  |  Aug 07, 2018
Feeding Venezuelans Digitally: The Capabilities of Cryptocurrency

As Venezuela's economy continues to deteriorate from hyperinflation, some members of the crypto community have stepped in and helped feed those in need. How are they doing so?

by Anya Tang  |  Aug 04, 2018
Coinbase and ERC20 Tokens

Coinbase recently announced that it will support ERC20 tokens. This means that altcoins such as Golem, QTUM, and Augur could soon be available for trading on Coinbase's platform.

by Marianne White  |  Jul 06, 2018
Peace Starts with...Dennis Rodman?

Cannabis-based cryptocurrency partners with eccentric basketball player, sponsoring his diplomatic mission to North Korea. Could this bizarre turn of events lead to peace in the area?

by Marianne White  |  Jun 19, 2018
Venezuela Attempts to Jump-start a Failing Economy with an ICO.

Venezuela has launched their very own initial coin offering as a workaround to trade restrictions. It faces many obstacles in order to succeed, but their citizens are hopeful.

by Joshua Cunningham  |  Jun 13, 2018
Estonia’s Gamble: A Nation-State’s ICO Odyssey

Can Estonia leverage its business incentives to make it the european center for crypto assets? Financial expert Kasper Korjus believes that it can and he's advocating for it.

by Joshua Cunningham  |  May 16, 2018