Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’

Google has just published its annual Year in Search query statistics for 2018 and the biggest question of last year was “What is Bitcoin?”...

Report: Lightning Network Still Way off Being Ready for Commercial Use

The Lightning Network (LN) is a second-layer protocol that was long promised as a solution to BTC’s scalability problem. However, the off-chain system is...

Allianz Global Investors CEO Calls for Cryptocurrencies to Be Outlawed

The head of one of Europe’s largest asset managers, Allianz Global, has called for global regulators to “outlaw” crypto assets. The outburst from CEO Andreas...

Former Mt. Gox CEO Could Face 10 Years in Jail Over Embezzlement

Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year jail term for Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of Mt. Gox. The embattled Frenchman, who has been previously...

BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol

Over the last couple of weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been talking fervently about zero-confirmation transactions and a new pre-consensus mechanism called...

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Faces a 10 Years Sentence In Alleged Embezzlement...

Mark Karpeles, the former chief executive officer of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, faces ten years in jail over alleged embezzlement, Japanese media report...

Crypto Exchange Kraken Considers Private Listing at $4B Valuation – Report

Leading U.S.-based bitcoin exchange Kraken is considering a private offering and has sent out emails to its high-value clients informing them about the investment...

CFTC Seeks Public Comments on Ethereum and Its Underlying Technology

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to help it...

This London Taxi Driver Sells Cryptocurrency to Passengers

If you hail a taxi in downtown London, you could wind up paying for more than just your fare. Pseudonymous cab driver Dave Jenkins...

How Bitcoin Futures Products Affected Cryptocurrency Markets in 2018

It has been a year since the start of Cboe’s XBT futures contracts and CME Group’s bitcoin derivatives products launched last December. With super...
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