The US Government Wants to Keep $5.5 Million in Seized Bitcoin

As much as 500 bitcoins could be potentially confiscated by the US government, this according to no other than the Department of Justice in...

Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax Payments

Illinois is the latest state to join the fray of local governments looking to allow their residents to make tax payments using cryptocurrency. Otherwise known...

North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale

The crackdown continues across the United States against cryptocurrency companies selling unregistered securities. Yet another of these entities have been shut down by the...

Bitconnect Promoter Claims FBI Investigating Defunct Crypto Scheme

If former Bitconnect investor and promoter Trevon James is to be believed, he was in talks with the FBI regarding a now-defunct crypto-exchange scheme....

Ex-IMF Economist: Bitcoin Could Drop to $100 in the Next Decade

Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist and Harvard professor Kenneth Rogoff has predicted that the price of bitcoin will suffer through a steep...

UK Bank HSBC Might Soon Pilot Live Blockchain Payments

Reports from the Global Trade Review assert that international banking giant HSBC is set to test blockchain in their live transactions. According to the...

Genesis Trading Launches Crypto Lending Service for Investors

Genesis Global Trading Inc. has introduced a new subsidiary called Genesis Global Capital, a lending business. Essentially, this new company will allow business and...

Malaysian Central Bank: ID Now Needed For Any Crypto Exchange Transaction

Malaysia is now implementing a new policy that will require cryptocurrency traders to fully identify themselves during exchanges. This is the new development following...

J.P Morgan Sees Crypto As ‘Competition’ And ‘Risk’ To Its Business...

Cryptocurrencies has just been added as a segment under JPMorgan Chase’s “Risk Factor” section of their 2017 annual SEC report. Specifically, cryptocurrencies are mentioned under...

Jack Dorsey: Square Will Go Further With Bitcoin Than Buy/Sell Option

San Francisco-based payment service, Square, will be focusing on developing additional options for Bitcoin (BTC), this according to their CEO Jack Dorsey. In a conference...

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