Celsius Exchange Data Dump Is a Gift to Crypto Sleuths—and Thieves

The paradoxical nature of cryptocurrency’s privacy is that the blockchain, that unchangeable ledger of all a cryptocurrency’s transactions, serves as both a map and a mask: Bitcoin are easy enough to follow from one address to the next. But only a few entities, like the cryptocurrency exchanges that allow users to trade their crypto for … Read more

Form Google ads boss raises $40 million for ‘Web3’ search startup

Google’s senior vice president of advertising and commerce Sridhar Ramaswamy Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg | Getty Images A top form Google executive wants to make searching the blockchain easier with his new startup. Sridhar Ramaswamy, who led the internet giant’s ad business from 2013 to 2018, has started a new company called nxyz. The venture … Read more

Crypto company fined $29.3 million for violating multiple US sanctions

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen holds a news conference in the Cash Room at the US Treasury Department in Washington, US July 28, 2022. Jonathan Ernest | Reuters The Treasury Department fined a Washington-based cryptocurrency trading platform $29.3 million for violating multiple sanctions, including those prohibiting US companies from doing business with individuals operating in … Read more

It’s Time To Trust Crypto. Here’s Why.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Tea future of money is changing. Many people think it’s already changed — but it hasn’t. Cryptocurrency is the future of money, but it still has a long way to go before its full potential can be realized. Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that uses encryption to … Read more

Kardashian’s lawsuit sparks conversation about cryptocurrency and scams at Ohio State

In this file photo, Bitcoin mining machines in a warehouse at the Whinstone US Bitcoin mining facility in Rockdale, Texas, on Oct. 10, 2021. Credit: Mark Felix via TNS Kim Kardashian has been sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission after posting advertisements on her Instagram promoting the purchase of cryptocurrency without providing that … Read more

Bitcoin mining software overhaul Stratum v2 promoted by Block, Braiins

Employees work on bitcoin mining computers at Bitminer Factory in Florence, Italy. Alessandro Bianchi | Reuters Software used in bitcoin mining just got its first upgrade since late 2012, and a coalition of companies including payments giant block (formerly Square) is trying to help push the open-source protocol forward to become an industry standard. The … Read more

Google selects Coinbase to take cloud payments with cryptocurrencies

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian speaks during the Google Cloud Next event in San Francisco on April 9, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google said Tuesday that it will rely on Coinbase to start letting some customers pay for cloud services with cryptocurrencies early in 2023, while Coinbase said it would draw … Read more

The Fight to Cut Off the Crypto Fueling Russia’s Ukraine Invasion

As Russian troops have flooded into Ukraine’s borders for the past eight months—and with an ongoing mobilization of hundreds of thousands more underway—the Western world has taken drastic measures to cut the economic ties that fuel Russia’s invasion and occupation. But even as those global sanctions have carefully excised Russia from global commerce, millions of … Read more

Bitcoin’s Support Near $20,000 Has Been ‘Astounding,’ Says Expert

Bitcoin has been displaying robust support close to $20,000. getty Bitcoin prices have been trading relatively close to the $20,000 level for weeks now, a development that one analyst has described as being particularly worthy of mention. “BTC’s strength of support around $20k has been amazing!” said Tim Enneking, managing director of Digital Capital Management. … Read more

Visa partners with FTX in a bet that shoppers still want to spend cryptocurrencies in a bear market

Visa payment cards laid out on a computer keyboard. Matt Cardy | Getty Images Visa is betting that crypto investors still want to spend their digital currencies, even as prices plummet this year. The payments giant is teaming up with global exchange FTX to offer debit cards in 40 countries with a focus on Latin … Read more