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Indian Bitcoin Exchanges Seek Clarification Over Tax Liabilities

Indian bitcoin exchanges are raising questions over the applicability of goods and service tax (GST) to their operations.

US States Issue Warnings Over Cryptocurrency Investments

The American states of Idaho and Alaska have both issued warnings over investments involving cryptocurrencies.

Off the Leash? Bitcoin Looks North After Breaking $16K

Bitcoin is gaining altitude today, amid a sharp drop in prices of some alternative currencies. Is $18,000 in sight?

$16,000: Bitcoin Looks North As Ripple Takes Hit

Bitcoin is gaining altitude today, amid a sharp drop in prices of some alternative currencies. Is $18,000 in sight?

Bank of England Has 'No Plans' to Launch Cryptocurrency

The Bank of England has dropped plans to launch its own digital currency amid concerns about its impact on the financial system.

Bank of England Backtracks on Plan to Launch Cryptocurrency

The Bank of England has dropped plans to launch its own digital currency amid concerns about its impact on the financial system.

Jeff Garzik Is Reworking the Segwit2x Code

The code original designed for one of bitcoin's most controversial software proposals is being repurposed for a new objective.

AMA Incubator Invests $10 Million in Blockchain Health Startup

A blockchain startup received $10 million in funding from an American Medical Society backed incubator to develop a healthcare data transfer ledger.

Zuckerberg to Study Crypto in Quest to Fix Facebook

The CEO of Facebook has announced he's open to exploring blockchains and cryptocurrencies in his first public comments on the topic.

Zuckerburg to Study Cryptocurrency in Quest to Decentralize Facebook

The CEO of Facebook has announced he's open to exploring blockchains and cryptocurrencies in his first public comments on the topic.

ICOs: The Tech Is Here, But Where Are the Standards?

ICOs may be here to stay, but self-regulation can make all the difference for the fledgling industry, the head of Gibraltar's stock exchange argues.

Dogecoin Market Cap Hits $1 Billion, to Its Creator's Dismay

Dogecoin has set all-time high after a long period of stagnation. Yet the joke currency's founder worries the rally is a sign of market excess.

No New Crypto: Coinbase Squashes Exchange Listing Rumors

In a blog post, Coinbase announced it would not be adding any new tokens to its exchange, putting to rest rumors that XRP was a candidate for listing.

CFTC to Meet On Bitcoin Futures Self-Certification Issue

Meanwhile, the SEC and a North American securities regulation group warned investors about risks of cryptocurrency products.

$100 Billion Controversy: XRP's Surge Raises Hard Questions for Ripple

Ripple has a complicated relationship with its native cryptocurrency XRP, one that critics contend many recent buyers of the token may not understand.

VR Penny Stock Up 200% on Crypto Pivot Claims

A VR penny stock saw 200 percent surge in stock price after announcing a shift in corporate focus to cryptocurrencies.

Ripple Fever? Other Crypto Assets Are Outpacing Its 2018 Gains

Alternative cryptocurrencies have seen a notably boost, though those that are grabbing the most news don't necessarily have the largest recent gains.

Report: PBoC Quashes Bitcoin Mining Ban Rumor in China

However, regulators in China reportedly plan to withdraw preferential benefits such as tax deductions and cheap electricity available to mining firms.

$1,000: Ethereum Tops Price Milestone in Market First

Ethereum hit a new all-time high of $955 on Wednesday, just a day after it saw $900.

Coinbase to Customers: Don't Forget to Pay Taxes on Bitcoin Gains

Exchange and wallet startup Coinbase has taken to reminding its customers to pay taxes due on their cryptocurrency gains.