Bitcoin just had its worst month on record

Bitcoin just had its worst month on record

Bitcoin just finished its worst month on record, losing more than 38% of its value in June, as of Thursday afternoon. Ether, the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, ended the same period down by about 47%. Though weakness in the digital assets sector is part of a broader flight from risk weeks, confidence in … Read more

EU agrees to deal on landmark MiCA cryptocurrency regulation

Bitcoin is a volatile asset, and has been known to swing more than 10% higher or lower in a single day. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images EU officials on Thursday secured an agreement on what is likely to be the first major regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency industry. The European Commission, EU lawmakers … Read more

EU agrees to deal on landmark MiCA cryptocurrency regulation

Bitcoin is a volatile asset, and has been known to swing more than 10% higher or lower in a single day. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images EU officials on Thursday secured an agreement on what is likely to be the first major regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency industry. The European Commission, EU lawmakers … Read more

Coinbase seeks Europe licenses in bid to expand growth outside US

Coinbase reported a 27% decline in revenues in the first quarter as usage of the platform dipped. Chesnot | Getty Images Coinbase is seeking licenses with various countries in Europe as part of an aggressive expansion in the region. The exchange already has an active presence in the UK, Ireland and Germany, but wants to … Read more

Billionaire Saylor Makes New Bitcoin Bet Room for Heavy Losses

As long Michael Saylor is around, Bitcoin will never walk alone. The billionaire co-founder and CEO of MicroStrategy (MSTR) – Get MicroStrategy Incorporated Reportand a four-alarm Bitcoin evangelist has taken the concept of HODL — sometimes known as “hold on for dear life” — to the stratosphere. Bitcoin Under Pressure This is a challenging time … Read more

Unlikely to resume withdrawals Thursday

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are in free fall. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images Embatled crypto exchange CoinFlex will probably not be able to let customers withdraw money again on Thursday as it was originally planned, CEO Mark Lamb said on Wednesday. “We will need more time. And it’s unlikely that withdrawals will be re-enabled tomorrow,” … Read more

CoinFlex issues new coin to raise funds after investor fails to pay debt

A cryptocurrency price crash and the onset of a new so-called “crypto winter” has left many companies in the industry facing a liquidity crisis. Artur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images Cryptocurrency exchange CoinFlex on Tuesday issued a new token to raise funds in a bid to restart withdrawals for its customers, after one client … Read more

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) faces deadline to repay loans or default

Billions of dollars of value have been wiped off the cryptocurrency market in the last few weeks. Companies in the industry are feeling the pain. Lending and trading firms are facing a liquidity crisis and many firms have announced layoffs. Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Three Arrows Capital, a crypto-focused hedge … Read more

Here’s why a multi-million toy business is venturing into the metaverse

When Jackson Aw was introduced to blockchain technology in 2018, he “didn’t get it at all.” “Can someone dumb it down even further for me? Like, can you just tell me what I can get as a consumer?” That was four years ago. Today, Aw, seems to have the answer to that question. The 32-year-old … Read more