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Why Once a Bitcoin Skeptic CNBC Anchor Became an Enthusiast

Longtime Bitcoin skeptic Joe Kernen, a former Wall Street stockbroker and now co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box, has finally come around. Speaking on yesterday’s show, Kernen reflected on a recent interview, in which he sang the praises…
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Facebook U-Turns on Crypto Ad Ban as it Intensifies Own Blockchain Efforts

Facebook has today announced a relaxing of its advertising ban on companies promoting products and services relating to crypto. The move comes as the social media giant is ramping up its own efforts to create a stablecoin to use within some…
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Not a Dump: Crypto Market Loses $15 Billion in a Day as Bitcoin Slips

Global crypto assets trended in a red zone this Thursday, with the CoinMarketCap chart noting an 8.11 percent drop as bitcoin slipped. Bitcoin Leads the Corrective Sentiment Bitcoin, the most dominant asset across the global cryptocurrency index,…
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Paxos’ Precious Metal-Backed Cryptocurrency to Launch This Year, CEO Says

Blockchain trust company Paxos’ digital token backed by precious metals will be launched “definitely this year,” said Paxos CEO, Chad Cascarilla in an interview with Fortune’s Balancing the Ledger on March 11. During the interview,…
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Bitcoin RSI Could Rally Into Halving, Pushing BTC To $8,000 By Mid-2020

As Bitcoin moves ever closer to its block reward reduction, analysts are becoming more and more convinced that BTC will rally into the quadrennial event. One analyst notes that as this market nears the auspicious shift in issuance, the cryptocurrency…
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Still Early For Bitcoin: Most UK Consumers Can’t Define Cryptocurrency

A pair of surveys has found that over two thirds of British consumers do not even know what cryptocurrency is. Meanwhile, less than 2 percent have ever bought crypto for more than £200. Unsurprisingly, as one of the centres of global finance,…
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Court Grants Quadriga Deadline Extension, $145M in Crypto Still in Limbo

A Halifax court has granted an extension to QuadrigaCX’s creditor protection deadline. The story of the now-defunct crypto exchange that has most gripped the space so far in 2019 is therefore set to continue. According to court documents,…
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Samsung Galaxy S10 Breaks into the Cryptocurrency Space

Less than 24 hours ago, Samsung Mobile announced the release of its next-generation Galaxy smartphone. The new Samsung Galaxy S10 is beautifully designed, and it includes a new feature that many crypto enthusiasts might appreciate. Meet the…
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Ordinary Stablecoin or XRP Killer? What We Know About JPMorgan Chase’s New Cryptocurrency

On Feb. 14, United States banking behemoth JPMorgan Chase announced its own cryptocurrency. Significantly, it is the first time a major U.S. bank has tapped into digital assets for direct use in business operations. It is fair to say that move…
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Targeted by Fake Photo Scam

Research indicates that large cryptocurrency exchanges are increasingly being targeted by scammers using doctored photographs to trick two-factor authentication reset procedures. The attack once again highlights the importance of securing one’s…