With 18 Million Bitcoins Mined, How Hard Is That 21 Million Limit?

by Christine Kim

Fidelity Digital Assets Opens to All Qualified Investors

| David Pan

Fidelity Digital Asset Services is rolling out its custody and trading platform to all qualified clients, after initially expecting it to launch in…

Digital Securities Exchange Taps R3’s Blockchain for Post-Trade Activities

| William Foxley

U.K.-based Archax has inked a deal to use R3's Corda Enterprise to handle post-trade processes for its digital securities exchange.

Fake Tor Browser Has Been Spying, Stealing Bitcoin ‘For Years’

| Daniel Palmer

Hackers have been distributing a compromised version of the official Tor Browser that's packed with malware designed to steal bitcoin.

Looming Death Cross Suggests Bitcoin May Be Nearing Price Bottom

| Omkar Godbole

An impending death cross, a bearish but lagging indicator, suggests bitcoin could be nearing a major bottom.

Binance Hikes Leverage to 125x for Launch of Bitcoin-Tether Futures

| William Foxley

Binance’s futures exchange is raising leverage to 125x with the launch of BTC/USDT contracts today.

Bitcoin Has Failed But Global Stablecoins a Threat, Say BIS and G7

| William Foxley

A new report says bitcoin has failed as a means of payment or store of value, but stablecoins like Libra are a risk to financial stability.

What to Make of the SEC’s Latest Bitcoin ETF Rejection

| Nikhilesh De

The bitcoin market isn't mature enough to support an ETF, said the SEC in its latest rejection of the concept. So what now?

Tourists in Popular Japanese Region Could Soon Use a Local Cryptocurrency

| Richard Meyer

Mitsubishi Research Institute and an Osaka-based railway company are issuing a local cryptocurrency for use in a popular tourist area in Japan.

Crypto Exchange Upbit’s Operator Eyes Blockchain in OTC Securities Trading

| Richard Meyer

Dunamu, the operator of Upbit, is releasing a new app this month for trading unlisted securities with a plan to add in blockchain next year.

Cambodia’s Central Bank Testing Digital Wallet to Ease Cross-Border Payments

| Danny Nelson

Cambodia’s Central Bank wants to slash the cost of cross-border payments and is studying how its Bakong digital wallet might help.