Bitcoin

Bitwise Asset Management withdraws its BTC ETF application.

Bitwise Asset Management requested the withdrawal in a filing posted with the US SEC on 14th January. The US SEC has not yet approved any bitcoin exchange traded-funds. Bitwise's BTC ETF proposal was already rejected by the US SEC...

Bitcoin continues to rise as the price surges towards $9,000.

Earlier today, the price of bitcoin jumped above $8,900 before retracting back to $8,600 at the time of writing. Other altcoins also a massive surge along with bitcoin. The overall cryptocurrency market has gained nearly 30% in just the...

CFTC Chairman is not sure whether XRP is a security or commodity.

CFTC chairman Heath Tarbert, in an interview with Cheddar, said that it is not clear yet whether XRP is a security or a commodity. He noted that CFTC has been working quite closely with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Twitter is considering to introduce a feature that would allow users to tip each other.

The Information reported citing its sources familiar with Twitter's decision. However, Twitter has confirmed that currently, they are not developing any tipping feature. Some outlets have also reported that the social media platform is considering a bitcoin tipping feature....

Thailand police arrest a Singaporean citizen for kidnapping his colleague and demanding bitcoin in ransom.

Singaporean citizen Lee Wei Kim was taken into custody on Sunday by the Thailand police for allegedly abducting his colleague and taking bitcoin in ransom. The police recovered most of the ransom, worth THB1.4 million ($46,000) that was paid...

Bitcoin hits a two-month high as the price trades above $8,500.

The price of bitcoin jumped from around $8,100 on 13th January to above $8,500 today. Bitcoin gained nearly 7.30% over the past seven days as its value continues to grow. The move upwards pushed bitcoin's market capitalization to $153.2...

Dubai-based real estate agency collaborates with Huobi exchange to enable crypto payments.

The tech-driven real estate company will now allow its clients to pay using bitcoin, ethereum, and other top cryptocurrencies with the help of Huobi exchange. The firm noted that this collaboration would help bring stability and improve liquidity in...

North Korean hackers are using Telegram to steal bitcoin.

The hacking group Lazarus Group, with links to North Korea, has come up with enhanced capabilities in order to target individuals and organizations around the world, according to the Independent report. The North Korean hacking group so far reportedly...

Fundstart report predicts bitcoin’s price might gain 100% this year.

The price of bitcoin gained nearly 92% in 2019 as it started its year at $3,750 and reached above $7,000 at the end of the year. According to a recent report published by Fundstart, bitcoin gained because of Facebook...

Elon Musk leaves the crypto community guessing with his bitcoin tweet.

The co-founder of PayPal, Elon Musk, tweeted that bitcoin is "not" his safe word. This is not the first time Elon had tweeted about the bitcoin. Elon Musk is among the most influential and powerful technology entrepreneurs in the...

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Zipmex receives license from Thailand authorities to operate as cryptocurrency exchange

Zipmex announced that they had received a license to operate as a cryptocurrency exchange in Thailand. The exchange also...