Fed Chair: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Great’ For Money Laundering

Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, had some harsh words for cryptocurrencies during an appearance before the U.S. Congress. Speaking to the...

Venezuela’s Petro Will Harm ‘Legitimate’ Cryptocurrencies, Says Brookings

Venezuela's petro is more likely to imperil "legitimate" cryptocurrencies than to save the South American nation's economy, according to analysts at the Brookings...

Mastercard Looks to Blockchain to Make Coupons Immutable

A new patent application from Mastercard suggests that the payments giant is eyeing blockchain as part of a way to verify the authenticity...

Tencent, Chinese Officials Partner on Fighting Blockchain Security Risks

Technology giant Tencent is teaming up with the Chinese government to fight blockchain-related security issues. The firm's vice president, Bin Ma, announced the formation...

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research. In...

Bitcoin Cash Fork Leaves Users Behind, But Does It Matter?

Bitcoin cash now has 32 MB blocks and smart contracts. The controversial hard fork of bitcoin hard forked again several days ago in an...

Japan to Call for G20 Action on Crypto Money Laundering

Japan is reportedly planning to use a G20 meeting next week to call for combined regulatory efforts to combat the use of cryptocurrencies...

Coinbase CEO Unveils Crypto Charity for the Unbanked

Coinbase CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong wants to help the unbanked access financial services. On Wednesday, the exchange's co-founder announced he was launching a...

Grappling with Crypto Miners’ Existential Question: ASICs or GPUs?

Cryptocurrencies use proof-of-work to maximize security. Or was it decentralization? Both of these goals are close to the hearts of the cryptocurrency community at...

Ethereum Security Lead Joins Effort to Oust Blockchain’s Big Miners

A notable voice is joining the ranks of ethereum developers who are seeking to block powerful ASIC miners from earning an outsized share...

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