On the Brink of…College? ‘Bitcoin Baby’ Receives BTC From Ad in The Times

A rather interesting listing has popped up in The Times of parents seeking to raise money for their newborn baby via Bitcoin donations.  ‘Bitcoin Baby’ Asks...

XRP Overtakes Ethereum Despite Looming ‘Constantinople’ Upgrade

XRP has reclaimed the position of the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap from ETH just days before Ethereum’s ‘Constantinople’ hard-fork upgrade.  Pre-Fork Drop On January...

Bakkt Expands Compliance Capabilities With Its First Acquisition

Fresh from completing its maiden funding round, Bakkt announced its first acquisition on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The daughter company of the Intercontinental...

Russia Planning $10B Bitcoin Investment, Insists Kremlin Economist

Russian economist, Vladislav Ginko, says Russia is looking to invest $10 billion in Bitcoin as the State Duma has put cryptocurrency legislation high...

Swiss Vontobel Bank to Offer Cryptocurrency Custody in Global ‘First’

Swiss private bank Vontobel is planning to offer custody services for cryptocurrencies in a move executives described as a worldwide “first.” Vontobel To Create ‘Digital...

‘Is The Bottom In? Not Yet,’ According to Bitcoin Price Analyst Willy Woo

Bitcoin’s technical analysts have begun disagreeing about the future of the Bitcoin price as the cryptocurrency sets three-week lows January 14. Shirakashi: ‘Strong Case’...

Expect ‘Large increase’ in Cryptocurrency Taxes Filed for 2018, Says Bittax CEO

Bitcoinist spoke with Gidi Bar Zakay, CEO and founder of Bittax at the recently held Israel Bitcoin Summit in Tel-Aviv about cryptocurrency tax obligations...

Our Man At CES 2019 – Part One: Finding Crypto

Where better to check out all the latest crypto-tech than the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Actually, as it turned out, finding...

$1,000 Bitcoin Puzzle Hidden in Paris Street Mural Now Solved

It took no more than a week to solve a $1,000 Bitcoin puzzle hidden in a street mural in Paris. The exact solution...

SEC Report: Examining Cryptocurrency a Priority in 2019

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) listed the cryptocurrency market as one...