Startup Raises $3 Million to Create Trustworthy ICO Data Source

Do you trust your ICO data? A San Francisco startup, Dirt Protocol, has raised $3 million in new investment from 26 investors to create a...

Baidu Launches Token as Incentive to Use Photo App

Sometimes you need a bit of incentive to use a product. That's the thinking at the Chinese company Baidu, which is offering a token...

Why Bitcoin Is a ‘Tinderbox’

What can make bitcoin (BTC) trade higher? Just about anything, Spencer Bogart, a partner at Blockchain Capital, told CNBC. "Any number of catalysts could send...

Got Cryptocurrency? This Art Gallery Wants to Sell to You

A high-end gallery in London's Mayfair area is putting its entire art collection, including works by Zhuang Hong Yi, Richard Orlinski and other artists,...

S. Korea Boosts Budget for Blockchain, AI, Other Sectors

South Korea is ready to invest 5 trillion won, or $4.4 billion, next year in eight sectors it considers critical to the nation's development, including...

Fundstrat’s Lee: How Bitcoin Tracks Emerging Markets

Thomas Lee says there appears to be an interesting correlation between bitcoin (BTC) and emerging-market stocks. The Fundstrat Global Advisors managing partner told CNBC that both bitcoin and emerging-market equities...

Abra CEO: You’ll See a Crypto ETF ‘in the Next Year’

Bill Barhydt, chief executive of bitcoin (BTC) payment startup Abra, is willing to bet that sometime "in the next year" the Securities and Exchange...

Cryptocurrency Industry Forms DC Lobbying Group

With blockchain technology and cryptocurrency gaining popularity, and coming under more scrutiny from regulators and Congress, the industry has formed a Washington lobbying group. The Blockchain Association...

IBM Files for Blockchain Patent to Address Drone Security

IBM, the second most prolific blockchain technology patent filer in the world, has filed another one, this time to use distributed ledger technology to...

Opera to Seek Blockchain Opportunities With Ledger Capital

Opera, the browser company that has incorporated a digital wallet on its desktop, plans to dig deeper into blockchain technology through a partnership with blockchain advisory and...