Bitcoin is ending the week in much the same place it was trading Feb. 5 as sideways movement for much of the week sees prices hover just above $8000. Cross-exchange data from Coinmarketcap shows Bitcoin beginning and closing the past seven days at around $8300, having slid to a low...
Venezuela’s Minister of Foreign Trade and International Investment José Vielma Mora announced on Thursday, Feb. 8, that foreign investors will be accepting payments for their goods in petro, says Latin American government-sponsored news outlet TeleSur. The petro, an oil-backed state cryptocurrency set to be released in both a pre-sale and...
A mixed bag greeted us during this morning’s Asian trading session. A bit of a cool off from dip buying has leveled out the markets but they are still mostly in the green. Bitcoin is holding $8,000 which is good news for all the altcoins which seem to be...
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. After the clampdown in...
Researchers from Chinese Cybersecurity company 360Netlab has discovered a new Android-based cryptocurrency mining malware that infects vulnerable Android devices to mine cryptocurrency, as reported in a blog post from the firm on Feb. 6.  As 360Netlab reports, the ADB.Miner worm scans can affect any kind of Android device, including smartphones,...
LianLian International, a China-based payment services provider, has partnered with RippleNet in order to offer faster and less expensive cross border transactions to their customers across the US, Europe, and China, according to a Feb. 7 announcement on Ripple’s blog. RippleNet is Ripple’s decentralized global network, made up of banks...
The crypto markets have seen a slight uptick Tuesday, Feb. 6, after Monday’s sharp decline. This slight market rebound could be attributed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) hearings that are taking place today, Feb. 6. The regulatory bodies plan to discuss cryptocurrencies,...
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The exponential rise in...
Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso has confirmed that authorities inspected the recently-hacked crypto exchange Coincheck for compliance Friday, Feb. 2, to “ensure protection of users.” The country’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) carried out the move ahead of a deadline — set for later this month — for Coincheck to submit...
Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin (LTC) and former Director of Engineering at Coinbase, has taken some bold steps recently in the crypto world. In December, Lee announced in a Reddit post that he had sold and donated all of his LTC, citing a conflict of interest. In January, Lee...