El Salvador is looking to bolster adoption of its government-issued Chivo Bitcoin wallet by offering discounts on petrol purchases of $0.20 per gallon to consumers who pay using BTC.
The regulator says Kraken failed to register as a futures merchant.
The first item in the lineup will feature a stop-motion video for the rapper Lil Nas X.
The Treasury Department’s highly anticipated report on stablecoins is expected to be released in late October.
Malicious actors reportedly took advantage of Coinbase’s SMS account recovery process to gain access to user funds.
“Following the flow of ransomware payments on the blockchain is instrumental for law enforcement to understand and dismantle ransomware operations,” said Chainalysis CEO Michael Gronager.
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said no Bitcoin will be sold to fund the investment, with the state instead drawing USD from its Bitcoin trust.
Tether fires back against report it is using reserves for investments and making crypto-backed loans
"If those loans fail, even a small percentage of them, one Tether would become worth less than $1," said Bloomberg reporter Zeke Faux.
The shift into bitcoin that drove late-2020 all-time highs “has started reemerging in recent weeks,” wrote analyst Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou.
A coordinated strike involving Europol, Interpol, and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has led to the arrest of two “prolific” ransomware operators allegedly responsible for ransom demands of up to 70 million euros. In addition, $1.3 million in cryptocurrencies were seized.
MDS Mexico will use blockchain technology to verify the authenticity of its rapid coronavirus test results.
A father's gift of 1 BTC (roughly $915.80) to his newborn daughter back in 2017 is now worth more than $60,000.
Sanchan Saxena, the vice president of product at Coinbase, said yesterday that the “insane” amount of traffic from signing up to the waitlist temporarily broke the site.
Central Bank of Brazil Reports Brazilians Have Bought More Than $4 Billion in Cryptocurrency This Year
Brazilians have brought over $4 billion of cryptocurrencies to the country, according to numbers from the Central Bank of Brazil. The commercial asset balance report presented shows that Brazilians have consistently acquired over $350 million dollars of cryptocurrencies each month since January. However, according to some analysts from the central bank, this number has the potential to reach double its worth this year.
Mining has moved out of China. Is this good for bitcoin? Based on one metric at least, the answer is a resounding yes.
One project claims to be bringing together "streaming, VR, metaverses and NFTs" into one platform for music fan engagement and some degree of control.
3.1 million email addresses linked to CoinMarketCap accounts were reportedly being traded on hacking forums, according to Have I Been Pwned.
Other social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook have been working to support NFTs, if not create a competitor to major marketplaces.
The meme coin has climbed into the top ten coins by market cap on CoinGecko.