US City Mulls 18-Month Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining

A city in the U.S. state of New York could put an 18-month halt on new bitcoin mining operations in the area amid concerns from local...

Webster’s Dictionary Adds ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Initial Coin Offering’

One of the world's most established dictionaries has gotten a cryptocurrency update. Merriam-Webster announced Monday that it has added terms such as "cryptocurrency," "blockchain" and "initial coin...

SBI Bank’s Venture Arm Invests In Crypto Wallet Creator

SBI Holdings, the financial services arm of Japan's SBI Group, has added a cryptocurrency hardware wallet maker to its existing portfolio of cryptocurrency businesses. In an announcement...

Coinbase Hit by Lawsuit Over Alleged Insider Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been hit by a class action lawsuit over alleged insider trading during its launch of bitcoin cash. According to a court document dated...

Glitched Consensus Node Briefly Cripples NEO Network

Most of the world’s cryptocurrencies are decentralized in many ways. This is especially true when it comes to nodes and other entities which help protect networks. In the...

Icelandic Police Are Hunting for Hundreds of Bitcoin Miners

The theft of hundreds of cryptocurrency miners in Iceland has led to a series of arrests amid an ongoing investigation. The Associated Press reports that as many...

ATM Giant Cardtronics Cites Crypto As Business Risk

The biggest operator of automated teller machines (ATMs) has joined the growing chorus of financial firms that are warning about the competitive impact of cryptocurrencies. Cardtronics noted the potential...

Vulnerable? Ethereum’s Casper Tech Takes Criticism at Curacao Event

Is ethereum's biggest future upgrade "fundamentally vulnerable?" That was the claim put forward by distributed systems expert and founding VMware researcher Dahlia Malkhi on Friday, who used...

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