Bitcoin

Goldman Sachs Not Ditching Bitcoin Trading Desk, But Market Doesn’t Recover

Yesterday, news broke that U.S.-based $90 billion multinational investment bank and financial services company powerhouse, Goldman Sachs, was ditching plans to eventually open up...

Exotic Car Enthusiasts Can Now Buy a New Rolls-Royce Using Bitcoin

A Rolls-Royce dealership in Houston, Texas, is now allowing prospective customers to pay for their new luxury vehicles using Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. The move...

Grayscale Makes Multi-Million Dollar Bet on Cryptocurrency ZEN

Grayscale Investments is making a $6.3 million investment in the cryptocurrency ZEN. The investment will be through a new fund whose entire focus is...

Coinbase is Reportedly Exploring a Bitcoin ETF, Taps BlackRock for Expertise

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly considering adding a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to its arsenal, and has been in talks with the world’s...

Goldman May Be Out For Now, But Wall Street Still Wants Crypto

As the crypto market continues establishes new year-to-date lows, some claim that the arrival of institutional investors is the only catalyst that will be able...

Bitmain’s AntPool Activates Controversial AsicBoost for Faster Bitcoin Mining

Bitmain’s mining pool, AntPool, has supposedly activated one of their controversial methods of mining Bitcoin more efficiently, called AsicBoost. The controversial Bitcoin mining “hack”...

Lawyer: ShapeShift’s Membership Move Follows “Threats” From Regulators

News came yesterday that the Bitcoin exchange ShapeShift are introducing a new membership initiative — implying that users will have to provide more personal...

Belgian Financial Regulator FSMA Repeats Warning Against Crypto Trading Platforms

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) of Belgium has issued a second warning to the public about scam cryptocurrency exchanges. FSMA: Number of Fraudulent...

Philippine Lawmakers Plan to Publish Crypto Exchange Regulations Next Week

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that more cryptocurrency exchanges could be given the green light to operate in the country...

The Bears Have Awoken; Bitcoin Plummets $400 in 60 Minutes, Ethereum Down 10%

Just when we were thinking that a steady recovery was in motion the bears have awoken again sending Bitcoin and its brethren south, fast. Did...