US Judge Sides With CFTC in Fraud Case, Ruling Cryptos Are Commodities

A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in a lawsuit involving an allegedly fraudulent crypto investment scheme, ruling that the cryptocurrencies involved are commodities for...

Vault Launches Crypto Collectibles Wallet on Apple’s App Store

Crypto wallet startup Vault has announced that it's launching a wallet that stores non-fungible tokens and other crypto collectibles on Apple's App Store. Co-founder John Egan told CoinDesk that the company is looking to...

Bitcoin ‘Breakthrough’ Claims Block Size Increase Possible Without Hard Fork

Some dub it a "breakthrough," others call it a "network attack." Those were the prevailing opinions leading up to Mark Friedenbach's much-anticipated talk at Scaling Bitcoin Friday, where the Blockstream co-founder presented for...

Cautiously Bullish: Bitcoin Price Clears Key Trendline to Pass $6.6K

Bitcoin saw a low-volume bullish breakout Monday, but the long-awaited move is sending mixed signals to investors The leading cryptocurrency cleared the trendline sloping downwards from the July 25 high and Sept....

Survey: Nearly 80% of Americans Have Heard of Bitcoin

Just under 50 percent of millennials are interested in using cryptocurrencies as a primary form of payment as opposed to using the U.S. dollar, a new survey by polling firm YouGov...

Report: Nearly Half of ICOs Failed to Raise Funds Since Start of 2017

Nearly half of all initial coin offerings (ICOs) in 2017 and 2018 failed to raise any funds, while another 40 percent raised more than $1 million each, a new research report...

How I Lost My Faith in Private Blockchains

Angus Champion de Crespigny is an advisor to various companies and projects on bitcoin, cryptocurrency and identity infrastructure. He spent 11 years at EY, with the last four consulting on blockchain...

Bitcoin’s Price Swings to Nearly $6,500 in Volatile Trading Hour

Bitcoin's volatility was on full display on Wednesday when its price fell from $6,300 to $6,100 before shooting up to $6,500 – all within an hour's time. As of press time,...

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