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Bitcoin's Price Drops Below $10,000 for First Time Since Early December

The price of bitcoin has fallen below $10,000 for the first time since early December.

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Appoints First Executive Director

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has announced the appointment of its first executive director.

As Bitcoin's Slide Continues, Prices Look Towards $8K

Bitcoin is still dropping and might soon test near-$8,000 levels, chart analysis indicates.

To Understand Bitcoin, I Studied Karl Marx

While both were great minds, neither Marx nor Satoshi had the power to predict how their ideas would influence others or be implemented.

Blockstream Launches Micropayments Processing System for Bitcoin Apps

Bitcoin startup Blockstream has introduced a micropayment processing system that it claims makes it simpler to build bitcoin payment apps.

Proposed US Task Force Would Tackle Crypto Use in Terrorism Financing

A new bill introduced by a U.S. lawmaker calls for the formation of a task force to combat the use of cryptocurrencies in financing terrorism.

Tokens Will Bring Conflicts of Interest to Healthcare

ICOs and tokens may open up new modes of healthcare funding, but are there as many cons as pros?

The Sidechains Breakthrough Almost Everyone in Bitcoin Missed

Though it's garnered little attention, "non-interactive proofs of proofs of work" may clear a roadblock for sidechains, a potential "altcoin killer."

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Why This Startup Took Part of Its Venture Funding in XRP

Announced Tuesday, the investment by Ripple executives in Omni feels ill-timed as the price of the coin has fallen more than 40 percent.

BitConnect Shutters Crypto Exchange Site After Regulator Warnings

The company behind the controversial cryptocurrency BitConnect has announced that it will close down its lending and exchange platform.

Putin: Crypto Oversight Legislation Will Be Needed

Russian president Vladimir Putin believes that legislation laying out rules for the country’s cryptocurrency sector will be needed in the future.

Most of the World's Biggest Cryptocurrencies Are Down Today

It's been a day of major losses so far across the cryptocurrency markets, with the top 20 all in the red and a big chunk knocked off the total value.

Metropolitan Bank Denies Policy Change on Crypto Wire Transfers

Metropolitan Bank released a statement stating that it had a "long-standing policy" barring crypto-related wire transfers outside the U.S.

Mark Cuban: Dallas Mavericks to Accept Bitcoin, Ether 'Next Season'

The Dallas Mavericks will begin accepting cryptocurrency payments during their next season, according to owner and investor Mark Cuban.

Ripple Price Drops to 2.5-Week Low, Eyes Sideways Trading

Ripple's XRP token fell to a 2.5-week low today, and is looking at a more or less sideways movement in the short-term, chart analysis suggests.

France Creates Working Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation

The French minister of the economy has announced the creation of a working group to develop cryptocurrency regulations.

Blockchain Startup Cypherium Partners with IC3 for Scaling Research

Cypherium, which provides a blockchain infrastructure, is partnering with research group IC3 to work on scaling solutions.

Shipping Blockchain: Maersk Spin-Off Aims to Commercialize Trade Platform

Global shipping giant Maersk is spinning off its blockchain work with IBM in an effort to foster collaboration between competitors.

Down 14 Percent: Bitcoin Charts Bearish Amid Asia Concerns

Amid negative news flow, Bitcoin is taking a hit today and touching 3.5 week lows at the time of writing.