A study by blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis finds that cryptocurrency-related crime has fallen significantly. The criminal share of all crypto activity fell to just 0.34% in 2020. This contradicts recent statements by U.S. Treasury Secretary…

Bitcoin was lower after surging nearly $600 on Thursday to climb above $16,000 for the first time in almost three years.   “Investors should plan for volatility as well as price appreciation,” the blockchain analysis firm…

The bigger you are, the bigger the splash when you jump in the water. And when it comes to mainstream payments companies, there are few bigger than PayPal. In case you’ve been totally avoiding the…

Analyzing cryptocurrency markets may seem easier than traditional markets because blockchain technology has more built-in transparency, enabling anyone to analyze and audit on-chain data. Simultaneously, however, there are challenges to zeroing in on forward-looking numbers…

Bitcoin (BTC) was higher, following through on the upside after Wednesday’s 7.4% jump to a new 2020 high. It was the biggest single-day increase in almost three months.  The surge past $12,000, with prices now…

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China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has revised its rankings of 37 crypto projects. Bitcoin has fallen from the previous ranking. As the Chinese government focuses on launching its central bank digital currency, the…

Michael Casey is on vacation this week. The following essay was written by Marc Hochstein, CoinDesk’s Executive Editor. Once I pried into a stranger’s affairs for no good reason at all. This happened almost 20 years…

A recent report from ZUBR Research explains that by 2028, retail demand for bitcoin will exceed the new supply. The report highlights that in eight years as Bitcoin’s supply rate decreases “retail size addresses [will]…

A recent report from ZUBR Research explains that by 2028, retail demand for bitcoin will exceed the supply. The report highlights that in eight years as Bitcoin’s supply rate decreases “retail size addresses [will] begin…

Only about 3.5 million Bitcoin (BTC) are available for trading, according to new data from blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis. The remaining 11.4 million are held as long-term investment and 3.7 million are believed to be…

Nickolas Steele, who manages a Facebook page called CryptoFacts, was ordered today to ‘case and desist’ on charges that he defrauded people by soliciting investments in a phony cryptocurrecy scheme, Texas Securities Commissioner announced. According to a…

Almost 24,000 Bitcoin (BTC) have been withdrawn from exchanges since Bitcoin’s halving on May 11, according to Bitcoin Exchange Net-Flow data from on-chain market analysis platform Glassnode. The trend of Bitcoin flowing out of exchanges…