Last week saw prices sag after the South Korean government said it was planning to ban cryptocurrency exchanges -- though it later backtracked
As the governments of various countries look into developing their own cryptocurrencies, what does this mean for the future of existing ones like Bitcoin and Ethereum?
CEO of bitcoin marketplace NiceHash steps down after a hack that resulted in loss of cryptocurrency worth over $60 million
NiceHash has appointed Zdravko Poljaševic as the new CEO who did not previously have a position at the company.
Bitcoin had risen around twentyfold since the start of the year, climbing from less than $1,000 to as high as $19,666
Bitcoin is known to go through wild swings. In November, it tumbled almost 30 percent in four days from $7,888 to $5,555.
Customers who had bitcoin in their blockchain wallets prior to 1 August will automatically see an equal amount of Bitcoin Cash reflected in their accounts
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As bitcoin slumped, other cryptocurrencies climbed. Ethereum the second-biggest, was up almost 6 percent by 1320 GMT.
The fall tempers an astronomical rise for the cryptocurrency in recent months - bitcoin was up almost 1100 percent year-to-date on Wednesday.
“Promises of bitcoin futures opening the door to institutional money are supercharging the price,” said Charles Hayter, founder of Cryptocompare.
Bitcoin surged on 13 November to $6,487, recovering more than $1,000 after losing almost a third of its value in less than four days.
According to the Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash and Monero.
Bitcoin, the biggest and most well-known cryptocurrency, has outperformed all the world’s traditional currencies each year since 2011 except 2014.
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) warned that it may regulate some fundraisings done through digital currencies.
China bans companies from raising money via initial coin offerings, could curb cryptocurrency valuation
China on Monday banned and deemed illegal the practice of raising funds through launches of token-based digital currencies.
Bitcoin Cash, a clone of bitcoin that was split off from the original last week by a rival group of developers, was valued at more than $12 billion.
Microsoft Corp is working on technology that it believes can make blockchain-based systems faster and more private.
The initiative is a rare example of an established financial services company warming up to cryptocurrencies.
Wall Street regulator says initial coin offerings should be subjected to same safeguards as traditional securities sales
Wall Street's main regulator said that initial coin offerings (ICOs) should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales.
RBI governor Urjit Patel reportedly told the Parliamentary panel that an inter-disciplinary committee has been formed to discuss the legality of cryptocurrencies