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crypto-aug21.jpg Most cryptocurrencies, including the leader Bitcoin, extended their losses Tuesday morning amid an erosion in market capitalization. As of 10.46 am ET, overall cryptocurrency market capitalization was $208.88 billion and the Bitcoin dominance rate rose to 53 percent on CoinMarketCap.

bitstamp-aug21.jpg A number of U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges, led by Gemini Trust, have joined together to discuss setting up a self-regulatory organization in the cryptocurrency industry.

crypto-aug20.jpg Leading cryptocurrencies were in the red Monday morning, though Bitcoin was seeing modest gains. The cryptocurrency market capitalization was $213.51 billion and the Bitcoin dominance rate was 52.2 percent as of 11.12 am ET on CoinMarketCap.

chinesebitcoin-aug20.jpg Police in China have arrested three men who stole cryptocurrencies worth around $87 million by hacking computers in March this year. Suspects in what is considered to be China's biggest-ever bitcoin heist were detained in coordinated raids in capital Beijing and the provinces of Hunan and Changchun last week, Chinese media reported. Police had launched an investigation in March on the basis of

bitcoinlogo-aug20.jpg UK-based cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto Facilities announced the addition of Bitcoin Cash to its list of derivative offerings. It is the first BitcoinCash-Dollar futures to be offered by a regulated firm, the company said in a statement. The new derivatives contract started trading on Friday, August 17.

rttnewspaper-aug17.jpg Major cryptocurrencies, except Ethereum, opened the week in green, but gains were short-lived and the cryptocurrency market was a sea of red by Tuesday after Bitcoin fell below the crucial mark of $6,000 late Monday. Cryptocurrencies suffered losses the previous week after the US financial markets watchdog delayed its decision on a Bitcoin exchange-traded-fund.

ripple01-aug17.jpg US-based blockchain startup Ripple has partnered with three cryptocurrency trading platforms, U.S.-based Bittrex, Mexico's Bitso, and Philippines' Coins.Ph, to provide cross-border payments settlement solutions on its blockchain-based payments solution, xRapid. xRapid is powered by Ripple's XRP, the digital asset for payments, to offer on-demand liquidity.

hollywood-aug17.jpg A Hollywood cryptocurrency thriller starring Kurt Russell is currently in post-production. In an interview with Inverse, its producers said the movie doesn't focus on any particular coin. Although the film focuses on crime, corruption and cryptocurrency, the overall message is positive, according to Yale Productions' Jordan Yale Levine and Jordan Beckerman. The film, titled Crypto, is based on

crypto-aug15.jpg Cryptocurrencies are mixed Thursday morning with Bitcoin in the red, while its close rival Ethereum is gaining. As of 11.18 am ET, cryptocurrency market capitalization was $205.91 billion and the Bitcoin dominance rate was 53.2 percent on CoinMarketCap.

dailycrypto-aug15.jpg Cryptocurrencies have recovered and are trending upward Tuesday morning, after sliding sharply a day earlier. Bitcoin rebounded and is trading above $6,000. Some analysts attributed the rebound to the expiration of the CBOE Bitcoin futures on Wednesday.

sec-tom-ico-081518.jpg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has barred and fined the issuer of Tomahawkcoin for running a "fraudulent Initial Coin Offering" to fund oil exploration and drilling in California. The regulator's order finds that Tomahawk Exploration LLC and its founder David Laurance violated the registration and antifraud provisions of the federal securities laws.

cryptocurrencyscam-aug15.jpg Cybercriminals have earned more than $2.3 million by phishing attacks on fraudulent web pages featuring popular crypto-currency wallets and exchanges during the second quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab. The Internet security provider estimates that it detected nearly 60,000 such attempts from April to June 2018. In addition to traditional phishing, which helps access

squarelogo-aug15.jpg Mobile payments firm Square's Cash App has expanded Bitcoin trading to all 50 states in the U.S, the company said in a tweet. Square is co-founded by Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey. Cash App, an app for sending and receiving fiat currency, had conducted the test phase of the service to selected users in November last year.

dailycrypto-aug14.jpg Cryptocurrencies are a sea of red Tuesday morning, as they extend their losses after Bitcoin fell below $6,000 late Monday. The top cryptocurrency recovered since then and is trading above $6,000 as of 10.20 am ET. Market capitalization also shrunk sharply and fell below $200 billion for the first time since November 12, 2017, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

cryptocurrenciestumble-aug14.jpg Nearly all cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin and Ether, are continuing their sell-off Tuesday. Bitcoin, the most popular digital currency, fell below $6,000 late Monday for the first time since June, reaching near the lowest point in 2018.

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