Virtual Currency, Real Fraud: CFTC Orders Trader to Repay $1.1M

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has ordered a trader to pay more than $1.1 million to a company he worked for and to private...

Why Venture Capitalists Are Heavily Investing in Blockchain, Crypto Firms

Traditional venture capitalists are stepping in where initial coin offering investors fear to tread. In its latest report, blockchain research group Diar reports blockchain and cryptocurrency startups have raised...

Former US Fed Chief Yellen Is ‘No Fan’ of Bitcoin

Microsoft founder Bill Gates once called bitcoin (BTC) a “kind of a pure ‘greater fool theory’ type of investment.” Investor Warren Buffett went further, calling...

deVere Group Launches Crypto Managed Fund

Add deVere Group to the companies offering cryptocurrency-based financial products. The latest entry is a group of managed funds, Digital Asset Funds, which the British...

Can Blockchain Write a New Chapter for Authors?

New companies want to use blockchain technology to help authors control distribution of their work and get paid for it.

There’s a Giant ‘Bitcoin Rat’ Staring Down the NY Fed!

Rats are no strangers to New York City, and neither are the large, inflatable types used by various unions during strikes to let you...

Guess What? Janet Yellen Now Owns Bitcoin

There are those who take to Twitter to complain about an issue, and those who do something about it. In this case, after former Federal...

There’s a New Art to Putting Picasso on the Auction Blockchain

Early next year, aficionados of fine art will get the opportunity to own a piece of a rare Picasso, according to organizers of a...

How Will Quantum Computing and Blockchain Intersect?

Quantum computing is entering the conversation at more and more blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) conferences. Sometimes participants voice concerns that powerful quantum computers...

How to Make Money on Blockchain Without Mining

It’s tough being a miner these days. The drop in the value of cryptocurrency and, to a lesser extent, the shift away from proof-of-work models...