Not everyone is happy with the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority’s decision to ban individual investors from speculating on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and there’s an argument to be made that the agency’s rationale was hollow.   But the ban is likely…

Bitcoin (BTC) rose to highs of $10,730 before settling lower on Oct. 5 as markets fluctuated in line with United States President Donald Trump contracting COVID-19. Cointelegraph takes a look at the factors set to…

The majority of yield farmers do not understand how to read the potentially risky smart contracts that underpin the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem — but that hasn’t stopped them making huge profits. Crypto market data…

The majority of yield farmers do not understand how to read the potentially risky smart contracts that underpin the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem — but that hasn’t stopped them making huge profits. Crypto market data…

Currently, Bitcoin traders are overall net long. But talk of a second wave has memories of March’s flash crash fresh on the mind. Source: blockchainwhispers.com The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has issued…

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week still looking for $11,000 support as macro markets wobble over coronavirus and banks’ criminal activities. Cointelegraph highlights five factors that could shape BTC price action in the coming days.…

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has increased by nearly 30% since late June, from $8,905 to just under $11,500 as of press time. Following the strong rally of the dominant cryptocurrency, three macro factors point…

Cryptocurrency adoption is growing rapidly in Slovenia. More than 1,000 locations in the country now accept cryptocurrency payments, including cafes, restaurants, dentists, hair salons, and hotels. Cryptocurrency Adoption Soars in Slovenia The number of locations…

Crypto Facilities, a subsidiary of Kraken cryptocurrency exchange, has obtained a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) license from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). An MTF is a European regulatory term for a self-regulated financial trading…

Law enforcement authorities throughout Europe arrested over 800 individuals that allegedly were using an encrypted chat network to coordinate their illicit activities. 60,000 members EncroChat was using modified Android devices to provide its users “worry…

Jim Rogers, who cofounded the Quantum Fund with billionaire investor George Soros, has shared his view on bitcoin, its use as money, and governments’ response to the growing use of cryptocurrency. He predicts that central…

Virtual economies based on blockchain technology are starting to emerge as one of the biggest upcoming trends in gaming, gaining more traction with investors, gamers and developers alike. The use of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs,…

A new survey of about 800 institutional investors in the U.S. and Europe shows strong cryptocurrency adoption, particularly bitcoin. About 80% of institutions said they find cryptocurrency appealing, and 60% believe cryptocurrencies have a place…

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that banks will struggle to generate profits at least five years after the global economy recovers from the coronavirus-led economic crisis. The IMF explained that banks were struggling…

Bitcoin price fell 9.9 percent last week to log its most significant decline since the second week of March 2020. The cryptocurrency rebounded higher in Europe and Asia session Monday after testing interim support near…

Venezuelans will now be able to use bitcoin to pay for goods and services at more than 20,000 point-of-sale (PoS) terminals throughout the struggling South American country. This follows a deal between Panamanian crypto exchange…

Money laundering – the process of making criminal money appear clean, universally involves 3 steps. First is the placing of criminal money into the financial system away from its true source – by moving and…

Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) payments network tripled in transaction volume over the last quarter according to the just released Q1 2020 XRP Markets Report. The dollar value transacted using ODL increased by more than 294%,…

This week Bitcoin price pulled off an incredible rally that appears to have exceeded the expectations of many investors. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and CoinMarketCap shows record trading volume across multiple crypto exchanges occurred as…

Bitcoin's price is on the upswing, and so is the amount of computing power securing the network as a once-in-four-years event known as the halving approaches. The world’s oldest cryptocurrency is up 12% over the…