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Us Agency Asks Judge To Rule Virtual Currency Is Commodity

BOSTON – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Thursday urged a federal judge to conclude that an obscure virtual currency called My Big Coin is a...

Xapo Itbit Win Us Regulator Nod For Virtual Currency Services

NEW YORK – The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) said on Thursday it had granted a virtual currency license to global financial services company Xapo...

Crypto-startup Paxos Wins Ny Approval To Trade Ether Litecoin

– Crypto currency startup Paxos Trust on Thursday has been authorized by the state of New York to trade cryptocurrencies such as ether, litecoin, stellar lumens...

Cryptocurrency Tether Used To Boost Bitcoin Prices Study Finds

NEW YORK – There is evidence that tether, a digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar, may have been used to manipulate the price of bitcoin BTC=BTSP and other...

Us Agencys Virtual Currency Oversight Faces Court Challenge

BOSTON – An obscure virtual currency called My Big Coin is now at the center of a closely watched case that could determine whether the U.S. Commodity Futures...

Financial Crime Task Force Eyeing Binding Crypto Exchange Rules Japan Official

TOKYO – International financial crime-fighting group Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will start discussions later this month on introducing binding rules...

Bitcoin Fuels New Wave Of Addicts As Doctors Warn Cryptocurrency Is A Form Of Gambling That Can Spiral Out Of Control

DOCTORS have warned the recent explosion in Bitcoin trading is fuelling a new breed of gambling addicts. They say online trading of the cryptocurrency is a form of...

Sherpa guide dies on Mount Everest after publicity stunt to bury cryptocurrency at summit goes tragically wrong

A PUBLICITY stunt by a social network to bury cryptocurrency at the summit of Mount Everest has gone tragically wrong after a Sherpa guide died. Lam Babu Sherpa, 45, was...

Publicity stunt to bury cryptocurrency at summit of Mount Everest goes tragically wrong after Sherpa dies

A PUBLICITY stunt by a social network to bury cryptocurrency at the summit of Mount Everest has gone tragically wrong after a Sherpa guide died. Lam Babu Sherpa, 45, was...

Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange Wins Ny Approval To Expand Offer Zcash

NEW YORK – New York state on Monday authorized the Gemini Trust Co exchange founded by internet entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to offer trading of the...