Saying Goodbye to Crypto’s Infant Anarchy

by Sheila Bair

Report: Venezuela Is Forcibly Converting Pension Balances to the Petro

| Nikhilesh De

Venezuela has reportedly begun automatically converting residents' pensions into its controversial cryptocurrency.

Deutsche Telekom, Alibaba Cloud, Citi Join Hyperledger Blockchain Project

| Nikhilesh De

Hyperledger has added 16 new members, including Deutsche Telekom, Europe's biggest telecommunications provider and Alibaba's cloud computing…

Ethereum’s Geth Software Upgrades Ahead of January Hard Fork

| Nikhilesh De

Geth has locked ethereum's upcoming Constantinople hard fork into its latest code release.

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Backs $4 million Raise for Crypto-Lender BlockFi

| Yogita Khatri

BlockFi, a startup that offers U.S. dollar loans against crypto collateral, has raised $4 million from Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital and others.

Allianz Global Investors Chief Calls for Cryptocurrency Ban

| Yogita Khatri

The CEO and global CIO of Allianz's investment arm has said cryptocurrencies should be banned by regulators.

Bitcoin Price Charts Indicate Glimmer of Hope for Corrective Rally

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin's struggle to build a notable bounce could end if prices beat key resistance above $3,600.

Cheap Power Is Luring Battered Bitcoin Miners to Iran

| Wolfie Zhao

Some crypto miners are looking to Iran for its low-cost power – but the path to setting up shop in the country is anything but simple.

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10-Year Jail Term Sought for Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles over embezzlement of user funds.

Payments Startup Bitwala Now Offers Crypto Banking in Germany

| Yogita Khatri

Germany-based payments startup Bitwala is now offering crypto banking services in the country.

Gemini Launches New Mobile App for Crypto Traders

| Nikhilesh De

Gemini has launched a mobile app with full functionality, allowing customers to buy, sell and transfer funds, among other features.