The Attorney General of South Carolina has served a cease and desist order on Genesis Mining. In documents filed before its Securities Commissioner, it has declared cloud mining contracts to be securities, in a move that could have repercussions beyo
Today James welcomes back Derrick Broze of TheConsciousResistance.com for a wide-ranging conversation on the pros and cons of cryptocurrency and its potential to fund independent journalism. We also go in-depth into Derrick's new (free) Holistic Se
The Egyptian government has been called out in a new report that suggests they are not only spying on and censoring their citizens' internet but also using them to mine cryptocurrency.
Thanks to its plentiful land and cheap power, rural Montana, Washington, and Wyoming are now home to a new crop of cryptocurrency prospectors. Their neighbors aren't too happy about it.
According to the anecdotal reports of several companies operating in the initial coin offering (ICO) industry, Google is taking steps to restrict the visibility of ICO advertising on its platforms. The reports come months after Facebook banned advert
Last Tuesday Tennessee bureaucrats pushed forth a bill through the Tennessee Senate Ways and Means Committee that aims to obstruct government retirement funds from investing in digital assets like bitcoin. The bill has passed by a 10-0 vote and will
Besides helping language learners, students and everyone else find the exact definitions of words, dictionaries also sometimes serve as time capsules that reveal what new ideas become important part of human society at what times. With roots in the a
Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is entering the retail kiosk business to accelerate crypto adoption in the country. These order-taking and payment facilitating kiosks will be placed in restaurants and cafes for customers to browse menus, place orders
Two Russian-based social networking platforms have announced they are now accepting cryptocurrency payments. Vkontakte, the most popular social media among Russian-speaking users, and Odnoklassniki, which has many subscribers in former Soviet states,
The cryptocurrency retirement account firm Bitira has announced the launch of two new features added to its business model, which includes fully-insured cold storage accounts and a variety of new cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin cash, ethereum, and m
The Securities and Exchange Commission clamped down on cryptocurrency firms last week in a major way.
Bitcoin's Tokyo Whale (not to be confused with that Tokyo Whale) revealed on Wednesday that he has sold off about $400 million in bitcoin and bitcoin cash since late September.
Nearly two-and-a-half years after the CFTC officially declared that bitcoin and cryptocurrencies more broadly would be regulated like securities, a federal judge has ruled that the agency does, in fact, have the authority to regulate the fledgling as
Popular US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced today the launch of its first ever index fund. Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX), which is owned by the San Francisco-based retail exchange, will provide to its accredited investors the option
A South Korean travel website with over 50,000 hotels and other types of accommodation facilities will begin accepting 12 cryptocurrencies, thanks to a partnership between its operator and Bithumb, a major cryptocurrency exchange in Korea.
The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a law to criminalize the use of cryptocurrencies as money substitutes. The Bank of Russia and the finance ministry have previously opposed the use of cryptocurrency in this way, citing that only rubles can
Taiwanese Airline to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Flight Tickets Economics 14 hours ago | Avi Mizrahi | 4940 Taiwanese Airline to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Flight Tickets Asia is probably the most cryptocurrency receptive part
The Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro is desperately attempting to reverse the entire nation from teetering on outright state collapse.
While cryptocurrency traders continue to patiently wait for the "golden grail", i.e. an announcement by Amazon it will begin accepting cryptos as valid payment, other online vendors are starting to make quiet moves.
Technology favors the young. While tweens are swiping through life and conversing through Snapchat filters, grandma's still getting the hang of texting. With the average age of a U.S. Senator pegged at 61, it's no wonder that many officials eithe
Venezuela's oil-backed cryptocurrency keeps making headlines, as the country's cryptocurrency superintendent, Carlos Vargas, recently announced that airlines in Venezuela can now accept the Petro (PTR) and other cryptocurrencies as a payment meth
Cryptography and its offspring, cryptocurrency, are antidotes to Oceania–the dystopian society depicted in George Orwell's novel 1984.
The former director of the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Sheila Bair has doubled down on her stance in stating cryptocurrencies like bitcoin shouldn't be outlawed.
The ride-sharing co-founder is already known for disrupting one industry, and now he's reportedly going after bitcoin, gold and fiat money.
Charts can reveal a lot about crypto assets. Past performance and future indicators can be gleaned at a glance, but there's also a lot more that can be ascertained. A study of several of the most popular blockchains, including bitcoin and ethereum,
Perhaps cryptocurrency's largest institutional nemesis is JP Morgan Chase. Led by the ever-belligerent Jamie Dimon, it and he have taken numerous opportunities to sandbag bitcoin and its spawn. Theories about why have long circled, but now there ap
As cryptocurrency investing is becoming more mainstream, it keeps attracting wealthier and more cautious established players. To answer the need for enhanced security by such investors, one of the biggest names in the gold business, Goldmoney, has no
One of the world's most affluent persons, Bill Gates, appears to have bought in to the rhetoric of popular media and government law enforcement accounts. Recently, Mr. Gates and his wife submitted to a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything (AMA), and Mr. Gates ga
More than 3 million graphics cards have been sold to cryptocurrency miners in 2017, with sales reaching $776 million, a new report revealed. According to a major manufacturer, prices of GPUs will continue to increase in 2018, despite expectations of
In less than six hours, zclassic will fork to create bitcoin private, a new privacy-oriented coin that uses zk-snarks to obfuscate transactions. Holders of bitcoin and zclassic will both be eligible to receive bitcoin private (BTCP) on a 1:1 basis. T