South Korea’s Bithumb has become the latest cryptocurrency exchange to have been hit by hackers, with 35bn South Korean won ($31.5m) reported to have been stolen.
What is in store for the future of cryptocurrency, and how is it predicted to shape day-to-day transactions for businesses and individuals?
Leading cryptocurrency bitcoin has had a difficult month, with its value falling more than $3,000 between mid-March and early April.
The UK has unveiled a new fintech strategy to help companies find more customers and strengthen its regulatory environment for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
The price of bitcoin — the original and largest cryptocurrency — has slipped below $8,000 for the first time since early February as fears over increased regulation from governments and tech companies weigh on investors.
US search giant Google has announced it will ban advertisements for bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and so-call initial coin offerings (ICOs) starting in June this year.
Craig Wright, self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor, is reportedly being sued for $5 billion in bitcoin and other assets by the estate of a now deceased former business partner, David Kleiman.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has become the latest victim of cryptocurrency theft after he had his bitcoin stolen.
While many countries are cracking down on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies Switzerland’s financial regulator is encouraging it — issuing guidelines on so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs).
The price of bitcoin is nearing $10,000 per coin after dropping under the psychological marker last month, climbing almost 10 percent in the last 24 hours.
Electricity use at Bitcoin mining data centres in Iceland is likely to exceed that of all Iceland’s homes this year, according to Icelandic energy firm HS Orka.
British lender Lloyds Banking Group is the latest bank to put a bitcoin ban in place, following in the footsteps of US banking giants JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citigroup last week.
The price of bitcoin — along with almost all other mainstream cryptocurrencies — is in free fall.
In Mark Zuckerberg’s personal challenge for 2018, he discussed how he was planning to study cryptocurrencies this year.
As bitcoin — and its cryptocurrency peers — becomes better known and more widely accepted as payment, bitcoin heists are rising too.
2017 saw the auction industry bounce back after two years of decline.
Bitcoin’s most recent, and arguably, most important criticisms haven’t just come from established financial giants like JP Morgan – they’ve come from environmentalists, who say that the energy required by the cryptocurrency will soar to unsustainable levels.
South Korean lawmakers are going to consider shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges today.
A joke currency based on a popular internet meme saw its value climb above $2bn earlier this month.
Whilst blockchain is the technology that backs up bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, companies and initiatives are exploring the other uses that underpin the distributed global computing and data storage technology.
It’s a bad day for cryptocurrencies as bitcoin falls below $12,000 for the first time since early December.
If you had invested $10,000 in bitcoin last year, you would now own $175,000 worth of the popular cryptocurrency.
While cryptocurrencies have soared in value in recent months, ground-breaking developments in other blockchain applications have slipped by almost unnoticed.
When South Korea makes a comment about cryptocurrencies, bitcoin springs into action.
Public knowledge of blockchain technology is still largely limited to bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
With the price of bitcoin constantly fluctuating, holders of the cryptocurrency across the world are becoming concerned about one thing: tax.
Bitcoin (BTC) grabbed many of the headlines in last year, but right now it only represents 36 percent of the cryptocurrency market, according to Coinmarketcap.
The surges in the cryptocurrency bitcoin this year will have many wondering: is all this new wealth taxable?
The value of bitcoin, the digital currency created less than a decade ago, is very volatile — but this is nothing new.
The price of digital currency bitcoin has soared this year to almost $20,000 per bitcoin from just under $1,000 at the beginning of 2017.