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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.

saudi-aug14.jpg Financial watchdogs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have warned that trading in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin is illegal inside Western Asia's sovereign Arab state. The warning was released by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) in a statement issued by the standing committee for awareness on dealing in unauthorized securities activities in the foreign exchange market (forex).

africacryptomapred-aug14.jpg A report analyzing cryptocurrency regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa has found that despite cryptocurrencies exerting a notable presence in 36 African countries, only South Africa and Swaziland have adopted "a generally favorable and permissive [regulatory] stance" pertaining to cryptocurrencies. African governments and central banks are mostly adopting a "wait and see" approach when it comes to re

crypto-aug13.jpg Leading cryptocurrencies, except Ethereum, were in the green Monday morning, after declining for several days. Bitcoin managed to hold above $6,000 over the weekend, offering some relief to cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Tether, a stablecoin which is pegged to Bitcoin in a 1:1 ratio, reportedly issued new tokens worth $50 million during the weekend.

bitpay-aug13.jpg U.S. satellite pay-TV company Dish Network announced the addition of cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as an option for customers to make payment for monthly subscriptions, pay-per-view movies, and events. DISH has also migrated from its former payment processor to global blockchain payments provider BitPay for cryptocurrency payment processing.

fincen-aug13.jpg The US regulatory agency dealing with financial crimes has warned that it will "aggressively pursue" individuals and companies involved in cryptocurrency transactions who do not take their obligations under U.S. law seriously, "whether by targeting victims or enabling those who do." Kenneth A. Blanco, Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), made his agency's approach to cryp

rttnewspaper-aug10.jpg Bitcoin and its peers are set to end the week with significant losses after they were on a downward trajectory for most part of the week as market sentiment remained hurt by the US regulator's recent rejection and delaying of approval for Bitcoin exchange-traded-funds. Cryptocurrencies extended their losses from the previous week on Monday, but the top cryptocurrency had a short-lived rebound.

crypto-aug10.jpg Cryptocurrencies are in the red Friday morning as market sentiment remained hurt amid a lack of positive triggers. Bitcoin continued to trend lower with short-lived attempts to rebound. Market capitalization also kept eroding and as of 11.07 am ET, overall cryptocurrency market capitalization was $226.35 billion, while the Bitcoin dominance rate rose to 49.2 percent on CoinMarketCap.

icoa-aug10.jpg The Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market has more than doubled in a year, but more than half of all ICOs failed to complete their crowd funding, according to a new report. ICOrating.com has released its second quarterly report, titled ICO Market Research Q2 2018. $8,359,976,282 is the total funding amount raised by 827 projects over the second quarter, which is a 151 percent increase from the firs

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