Currency

$11,000 and Climbing: Bitcoin Is Experiencing a ‘Fairly Extraordinary’ Bounce-Back

Bitcoin traded above $ 11,000 for the first time in 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase

Facebook’s Digital Currency Libra Is Forcing U.S. Regulators to Grapple With Blockchain

With Facebook planning to roll out its own digital currency, U.S. regulators are expected to push back on the company

Why Blockchain ‘Hype’ Needs to Stop

Hype—tons if it—has long infiltrated the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, and IBM blockchain general manager Marie Wieck, for one, would

Facebook Cryptocurrency: Calibra’s Privacy Implications

Despite a series of privacy stumbles, Facebook is forging ahead with plans to debut a new cryptocurrency called Libra. To

MoneyGram Surges 155% as Crypto Hype Feels a Bit Like 2017

MoneyGram International Inc. soared as much as 155% in early trading after a tie-up with blockchain-technology company Ripple. The rally

The SEC’s Kik Crypto Case Shows Just How Far Crypto Has To Go—Data Sheet

  Zuck’s bucks. The troubles of some cryptocurrencies, as Adam just discussed, isn’t deterring others from launching. Facebook plans to

Are Digital Tokens Securities? The SEC’s Kik Interactive Lawsuit May Clarify Cryptocurrency Rules

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik Interactive for illegally raising $ 100 million through a 2017 digital-token sale,

Bitcoin Price Drops Nearly 10%—and Back Below $8,000

Bitcoin fell back below the $ 8,000 level for the first time in more than a week to halt its

Facebook’s planned new currency may be based on a blockchain

THE EXCITEMENT among crypto-buffs is palpable. Facebook, the world’s largest social network, appears to be planning to launch a digital

Zimbabwe struggles to keep its fledgling currency alive

MOST CURRENCIES have snappy names, like yen, won, kip or lek. Some have unfortunate ones: dong or colón. Few have