Cryptocurrency and the Federal Government

U.S. federal agencies are exploring use cases for blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, and a few projects are moving forward. For example, the General Services...

Media Struggle to Turn the Page on Cryptocurrency Coverage

Cryptocurrency grabbed the mainstream media’s attention last year as prices of bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currencies surged and then dropped sharply. Stories of...

Investment Bankers Wait on Sidelines for Crypto Regulatory Clarity

As the nascent cryptocurrency industry gains in popularity and size, will more investment bankers be willing to work in this risky space? Perhaps, if the current...

ThirtyK Roundup: Blockchain in Focus at RISE Conference, Augur Switches Networks

This week blockchain will be among the key topics at Asia's biggest tech conference. Elsewhere, crypto experts will take part in a virtual summit,...

Millennials, Beware of Speculating in Cryptocurrency!

A word to the wise for you young investors looking to profit from ongoing volatility in the cryptocurrency market: That strategy comes with serious...

Digifinex Drops Tether for TrueUSD Stablecoin

The Digifinex cryptocurrency exchange is replacing the tether (USDT),  stablecoin with a rival, TrustToken's TrueUSD (TUSD). Tether and TrueUSD are designed to hold a constant...

Switzerland Licenses First Crypto Asset Fund Manager

Switzerland, long known as the land of Alps, neutrality and private bank accounts, wants to become a cryptocurrency haven, too. To that end, Swiss regulators...

Blockchain Will Allow Crypto-to-Crypto Trades in Its Lockbox

Blockchain, the cryptocurrency software company, has partnered with hardware wallet maker Ledger on a handheld device called Lockbox. The first batch of shipments will go...

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Skewers Crypto Prices

Prices of major cryptocurrencies tumbled this week, with many falling by double-digit percentages, as investors adjusted positions amid bitcoin cash's (BCH) hard fork. The price...

Is 2018 the Year Institutional Investors Belly Up to ICOs?

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) took off in 2017, and over the past 14 months they have raised nearly $4.5 billion in capital, TechCrunch recently...