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Coinbase offers nearly $1 million settlement to Cryptsy victims following class action lawsuit

Coinbase agreed last year to offer a $962,500 settlement to former customers of the now-defunct crypto exchange Cryptsy for allegedly failing to stop the laundering of stolen coins, according to a CoinDesk report. Cryptsy first claimed insol… Read More

Bittrex Claps Back After Brutal BitLicense Rejection

There are always two sides to every story. And last week’s news of the New York Department of Financial Services denying Bittrex’s request for a BitLicense is only the latest example. As part of its rejection, the NYDFS put out a letter outli… Read More

Crypto Cowboy Binance Wants to Play By the Rules

Binance came out of nowhere in 2017 to become the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange. Its explosive growth has been fueled by a strategy of avoiding the regulatory headaches that go with the conventional banking system, and focusing instead o… Read More

Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Sued by Former Trading Desk Manager

A former employee of Kraken, one of the oldest Bitcoin exchanges, is suing the crypto platform for allegedly failing to pay him for work he did. Jonathan Silverman, who was hired in April 2017 to manage Kraken’s institutional sales an… Read More

Nano cryptocurrency seeks dismissal of $170 million “rescue fork” lawsuit

A rising tide lifts all boats, and the last week of rising prices in crypto seems to be doing just that—even lifting Nano, a boat once thought sunk. Previously known as “RaiBlocks” and traded as XRB, Nano has gone through an intensive rebra… Read More

The "Conservative" Case for a Bitcoin Rally to $50,000

While the value of Bitcoin remains down in the dumps, so to speak, its believers still have stars in their eyes. Many crypto investors are adamant that their holdings will eventually retest their all-time highs, prior to another jaw-droppi… Read More

BlockFi Lowers Interest Rates for Top Tier Crypto Deposit Accounts

Crypto wealth management and lending company BlockFi has lowered the interest rates for their biggest cryptocurrency deposit accounts, according to an official blog post on March 22. BlockFi launched the BlockFi Interest Accou… Read More

Cryptocurrency Diehards Turn to Interest Bearing Accounts

Retail investors are lining up for the latest twist in the never-ending crypto craze.BlockFi, a fintech startup backed by billionaire Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Capital, began providing interest-bearing accounts this month that offer up to 6.2 perce… Read More

Cryptocurrency Option for Buying Into Miami's WeWork Building

Downtown Miami’s WeWork building and a 469-unit apartment development on Florida’s Gulf Coast soon will be open to investors — including those trading in cryptocurrency. It’s an innovative offering that allows investors to buy limite… Read More

Blockchain Neophyte Carves Out Niche in Cryptocurrency Litigation

David Silver learned about cryptocurrency the way a lot of people do—at a dinner party. It was 2014 and there was one person at the dinner table who was heavy into bitcoin mining—the computer-powered competition that creates new bitcoins. It… Read More