Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency

Twitter founder's auction of first ever tweet draws $2m bid

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet at auction, with bidding Saturday reaching $2 million in a sign of the appetite for virtual objects authenticated through blockchain technology.

Twitter founder's auction of first ever tweet draws $2m bid

Tesla invests $1.5B in Bitcoin, cryptocurrency surges to $44,000

Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company Tesla has invested $1.5 billion in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, according to its annual 10-K report filed with the US Securities and Exchange ...

In this file photo taken on 17 June 2014 in Washington, DC shows bitcoin medals. Bitcoin surged to a near 16-month high above $11,000 24 June 2019, overshadowing stock, foreign exchange and commodity markets and breathing new life into a sector that many had declared moribund.

Facebook's Libra could harm European Central Bank

Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed "Libra" cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and threaten the euro itself, a top official said ...

Facebook's Libra could harm European Central Bank

G7 minsters say Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra a threat and far from ready

A threat to the international financial system. Not ready to be implemented. A potentially shadowy mechanism that could be exploited by criminals.G7 finance ministers and central bankers have dealt a ...

G7 minsters say Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra a threat and far from ready

Algorithms scour social media for clues to crypto moves

After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump in over a year - but few people could convincingly explain why.The 20% ...

Algorithms scour social media for clues to crypto moves

Facebook needs 'very high standard' for cryptocurrency: US Treasury

Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday.Mnuchin said US regulators have already ...

Facebook needs 'very high standard' for cryptocurrency: US Treasury

Facebook’s cryptocurrency has little dependability: Trump

Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was “not money” and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations.“I am not a fan ...

Facebook’s cryptocurrency has little dependability: Trump

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet

Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year.Since Facebook ...

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet

Virtual Facebook currency faces real-world resistance

If Facebook's new cryptocurrency should resonate anywhere it should be India, where the social media giant has more than 300 million followers.Many Indians are shut out of banking and face punitive ...

Virtual Facebook currency faces real-world resistance

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.The ...

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash
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