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Hackers Steal $400k from Users of a Stellar Lumen (XLM) Web Wallet

Another cryptocurrency service provider has been hacked, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of losses to Stellar users this time. DNS hackers have hijacked the Blackwallet server, redirected some of the traffic and made off with 669,920 XLM. Also...

Metropolitan Bank Denies Ceasing Cryptocurrency-Related International Wires

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the company Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp (NYSE: MCB) allegedly ceasing international cryptocurrency transfers. The bank is well known for being called the “Bitcoin Bank” and responded today to “erroneous statements” made by the media. Also...

Cryptocurrency App Users Increase 14-Fold in South Korea

The number of cryptocurrency app users in South Korea has increased 14 times in the last 11 weeks to approximately two million users, according to a recent analysis. Users spend an average of 26 minutes using them daily and the...

Twitter Reacts to ‘Black Tuesday’

Cryptocurrency markets took a hammering on Tuesday, amid calls of #hodl on social media. The cryptocurrency market took an absolute hammering on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in what is being described as ‘Black Tuesday.’ Bitcoin and various altcoins suffered over 40...

South Korean Petition Against Crypto Regulation Gets 200K Signatures, Government Must Respond

200,000 people sign a petition asking the South Korean government to stop its attempts of strict cryptocurrency regulation, government obligated to respond. Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, a South Korean petition against the regulation of virtual currency reached the amount of...

World’s Fourth Largest Bank MUFG To Launch Own Cryptocurrency In 2018

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan’s largest bank, is reportedly set to launch its own cryptocurrency in FY 2018. Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the fourth largest bank in the world, will launch its own digital currency MUFG coin, local...

Cryptocurrencies Are Doomed to Fail, But There’s Money to be Made, Says Credo CIO

A traditional investment officer sees money in cryptocurrencies, but not a long-term future. The traditional diversified portfolio of investments will have a host of assets in varying risk brackets, but for a traditional investment, officer cryptocurrencies could seem too speculative...

IBM And Maersk Start Promised Blockchain Supply Chain Company

IBM and Maersk make good on previous promises, announce the start of Blockchain supply chain platform. IBM and Danish transport and logistics company Maersk announced Jan. 16 that they are teaming up to create an as-yet-unnamed Blockchain-based shipping and supply...

How Much of a Bubble is Bitcoin, Really?

There are even instances where people with no former interest in cryptocurrency feel now is the time to start becoming involved in the Bitcoin boom. But some onlookers wonder, will the bubble burst, and if so, how long from now?...

Bitconnect Closes Virtually Its Entire Operation, BCC Token Drops 87%

Bitconnect essentially closes its doors following regulatory troubles, bad publicity. Bitconnect has formally closed its lending platform and cryptocurrency exchange following warnings from Texas and North Carolina regulators. The Bitconnect Coin (BCC) digital currency is down 87% today and 93%...

Price Analysis, Jan 16: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, NEM, and Cardano

No a calm day for the crypto market, with almost all cryptocurrencies down 20% over the last 24 hours. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every...

Is Global Front on Bitcoin Regulation Possible?

Countries taking on Bitcoin by themselves will never succeed in terms of regulating the digital currency. On a day where confusing news continues to emanate from South Korea and China on new proposed bans and restrictions on Bitcoin, a member...

World Famous Brothel Buying Into Bitcoin?

Famous legal brothel, the Bunny Ranch, is exploring Bitcoin as payment for its services. The Bunny Ranch, which is well known for even those who do not frequent such places thanks to being featured on HBO’s Cathouse show, is mulling...

NBA’s Dallas Mavericks Will Accept Bitcoin For Tickets, Mark Cuban Promises

The Dallas Mavericks will start accepting Bitcoin as payment next season, according to a tweet from the NBA team’s owner, billionaire investor Mark Cuban. Mark Cuban, billionaire tech investor and owner of the NBA team The Dallas Mavericks tweeted on...

Decentralized Car Sharing Platform Aims to Lead the Blockchain-based Rental Market

sponsored Blockchain technology makes it possible to trust car-sharing services as it is not managed by people. Looking around at the world, trust is probably the thing that is most lacking in our current business environment. Technology is at a...

China’s Alibaba Launches Crypto Mining Platform Despite Restrictions, Say Local Sources

Alibaba has reportedly gone against statements by Chinese authorities and its own founder by launching a cryptocurrency mining platform. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched a surprise cryptocurrency mining platform, unconfirmed sources surfacing today claim. CnLedger, a Twitter-based local crypto...

BlackWallet Hack: $400K In Stellar Stolen, Hosting Provider Possibly At Fault

Stellar Lumens worth $400,000 are still missing after hackers gained control of BlackWallet’s DNS settings this weekend. A DNS hijack has led to hackers withdrawing $400,000 worth of Stellar Lumen (XLM) coins from wallets hosted by Blackwallet.co without users’ permission....

Xapo CEO Foresees A Single Blockchain To Move All Value, ‘Most Likely’ Bitcoin’s

Xapo CEO Wences Casares thinks BTC’s Blockchain could become the world’s only robust network for moving value During a Facebook Live interview between Xapo CEO and Paypal board member Wences Casares and PayPal CEO Dan Schulman on Jan. 12, Casares...

German Central Bank Director: Crypto Regulations Must Be International

Crypto regulations should be global, according to the director of Germany’s Bundesbank. Joachim Wuermeling, a member of the board of Germany’s Bundesbank, has suggested that any attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies would require international cooperation. Speaking at an event in Frankfurt...

Orioncoin Further Unveils Loyalty Program Blockchain Platform

At BlockShow Asia Orioncoin founder revealed his preparations for a new Blockchain platform that addresses the complications with traditional loyalty programs. Cointelegraph is bringing continuous updates about the companies that made significant input to the recent BlockShow Asia conference in...