Cryptocurrency investor names his favorite — and least favorite — digital currencies

With so many digital coin options out there, it can be difficult for investors to know how to navigate the cryptocurrency universe. Ran Neu-Ner, founder of Onchain Capital and host of CNBC Africa’s “Crypto Trader,” offered a few tips to “Fast Money” traders on Thursday. Here are some of his …

New York cryptocurrency Consensus conference triples in size, tracking for $17 million in ticket sales

After bitcoin’s explosive surge in the latter part of 2017, the crowd at the flagship annual cryptocurrency conference has grown three times as large. An estimated 8,500 are attending CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 this week in New York City, according to Barry Silbert, CEO and founder of parent company Digital Currency …

BitPay Wallet

Manage your bitcoin finances in one app with the secure, open source BitPay Wallet. Get up and running fast with bitcoin security, store and send funds anywhere, buy and sell bitcoin, and turn bitcoin into dollars with the BitPay Visa Card. With the BitPay Wallet, your private keys and your …

Australia Bans Cash For All Purchases Over $10,000 Starting July Of 2019

Australia’s Liberal Party government has announced that it will soon be illegal to purchase anything over $10,000 with cash. The government says it’s “encouraging the transition to a digital society” and cracking down on tax evasion. But not everyone is happy with the move. “This will be bad news for …

German Bank Allows Users To Transfer Loans Anywhere In The World Using Bitcoin

With the US set to blacklist Iran from global dollar-based transactions, here’s an idea for Tehran: use Bitcoin to make, and accept, payments from its trading partners. And, there’s even a bank ready to serve Iran when it comes knocking: according to Reuters, German Radoslav Albrecht has founded an online …

Goldman Sachs banker waves goodbye to Wall Street’s security in search of crypto riches

Two days after Chris Matta earned a prized promotion at storied investment bank Goldman Sachs, he shocked his bosses. He decided to walk away from it all. It was mid-December, and Matta had just been told that after six grueling years toiling at Goldman, he had made vice president. Matta, …

China Will Issue Blockchain ‘Standards’ In 2019, Says Gov’t Official

China will seek to release nationwide blockchain standards by the end of 2019, a government official told local news media May 10. Speaking to Xinxua’s Economic Information Daily (EID), Li Ming, who is director of the Blockchain Research Office at the standards institute under the auspices of China’s IT Ministry, …

Korea’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Raided Over Suspected Fraud

Prosecutors in South Korea have reportedly raided the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, UPbit. According to CoinDesk Korea, investigators from the Prosecutors’ Office of the southern district of Seoul, the country’s capital, searched the head office of the exchange in the Gangnam-gu district on May 10-11. UPbit is suspected …