Cryptocurrencies

Crypto News: Coinbase

Crypto exchange Coinbase’s trading volumes surge on retail interest

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc has reported a surge in quarterly trading volumes on a sequential basis as volatility in prices drew in retail traders, but warn...

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FBI to form digital currency unit, Justice Dept taps new crypto czar

The US Justice Department has tapped a seasoned computer crimes prosecutor to lead its new national cryptocurrency enforcement team and announced that the FBI is launching a unit f...

Platform Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

Bitcoin runs into Russian rules and regiments

Bristling tensions and looming laws in Europe could offer clues to two questions: Can bitcoin be a safe-haven asset? And can Russia emerge as a crypto superpower?

Crypto News: Coinbase

Coinbase removes cryptocurrency links after ‘rug pull’ warnings

Coinbase Global has removed ‘how to buy’ instructions for at least three crypto tokens which have been the subject of ‘rug pull’ warnings that investors may...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Head of US derivatives regulator urges key crypto role for agency

The head of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission told lawmakers on Wednesday his agency should take on a leading role in policing cryptocurrency.

Platform News: Binance

Binance hopes Russia will help regional growth

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, wants to expand in Russia and neighbouring states where it sees prospects for new regulations that will boost its busine...

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency venture to wind down and sell tech assets

Meta Platforms Inc’s digital currency venture Diem Association is winding down and selling its technology to California-based Silvergate Capital Corp for about $200 million, ...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Teenage bitcoin throws an interest rate tantrum

Bitcoin is growing up. The original cryptocurrency turns 13 this year and is showing signs of becoming a more mature financial asset – but watch out for the teenage tantrums.

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin investors dig in for long haul in ‘staggering’ shift

As bitcoin heads into 2022, a growing cohort of long-term investors is doubling down on its stashes of the cryptocurrency, hoping a December dip was merely a festive blip.

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China’s digital yuan wallets swell but usage lags

China’s digital currency has debuted on app stores with fanfare, with online wallets for the electronic yuan seeing mass adoption in the two weeks since a public launch, yet ...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Macro and technical headwinds accrue for bitcoin

A weak start to 2022 and a host of looming macro and technical headwinds are setting cryptocurrencies up for a rough ride in the weeks to come.

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Cryptocurrency crime in 2021 hits all-time high in value

Cryptocurrency-linked crime surged to a record high last year in terms of value, with illegal addresses receiving $14 billion in digital currencies, up 79% from $7.8 billion in 202...

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The Year of the Doge? 2021 was crypto’s wildest year yet

Bitcoin close to $70,000, “memecoins” worth billions of dollars, a blockbuster Wall Street listing and a sweeping Chinese crackdown: 2021 was the wildest yet for crypto...

Platform News: A visualisation of Bitcoin, digital currency and cryptocurrency

Germany’s trillion-euro savings banks mull crypto wallet

Germany’s savings banks, a conservative bastion that holds more than 1 trillion euros for thrifty Germans, is looking into offering a wallet to trade cryptocurrency, a group ...

Platform News: Binance

Binance affiliate says will withdraw Singapore licence application

The Singapore affiliate of Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said in a statement it will withdraw its local license application and wind down its ...

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