Bitcoin Noticeably Absent From Senate Hearing on Facebook’s Libra

For a panel about a proposed cryptocurrency, Tuesday’s Senate Banking Committee hearing was notably light on crypto talk. Bitcoin...

Electrum Wallet Is Adding Support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

The popular wallet service Electrum is soon to add support for bitcoin’s lightning network. Electrum’s founder Thomas Voegtlin told...

Key Comments From Libra Hearing at US House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee heard testimony from from Facebook’s David Marcus, today July 17. Marcus, the CEO of the Calibra wallet service for the...

Bitcoin Could Help Stop News Censorship – from Space

A loose group of developers are testing out the idea that the combination of bitcoin and orbital communication...

Bitpoint Exchange Hacked for $32 Million in Cryptocurrency

Bitpoint, a licensed cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan, has been hacked for $32 million in crypto assets. According to...

Another Crypto Company Wants to Offer Bitcoin Derivatives in the US

Institutional digital assets platform trueDigital Holdings has announced plans to offer bitcoin derivatives for U.S. investors. In a press...

Ex-CEO of Crypto Exchange WEX Arrested In Italy

Dmitri Vasilev, the former CEO the now defunct crypto exchange WEX, was arrested Friday in Italy, the BBC’s...

Twitter Study Finds US Posts Most on Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra

New research has found that the U.S. leads the world in the volume of tweets referencing bitcoin and...