Malware Shellbot is Now Capable of Shutting Down Other Miners

The Shellbot cryptojacking malware has gone through an update and come out with some new capabilities, technology news website TechCrunch reported on May 1.Per...

Payment Platform Square’s Q1 2019 Bitcoin Revenue High, Crypto Profits Low

Payment platform Square saw a new revenue high from bitcoin (BTC) sales through its Cash app, while profits from Bitcoin sales remained low, according...

US CFTC Chair Says Interest in Crypto Could Bring About More Clearinghouses

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Christopher Giancarlo said that the "explosion in interest" in cryptocurrencies will likely lead to new...

TrustToken Launches Stablecoin Backed by Canadian Dollar

TrustToken has released its latest stablecoin, TrueCAD, on May 1. The latest in TrustToken's line of fiat-backed stablecoins, its value is linked to the...

Crypto ATM Operator CoinFlip Postpones Tether Stablecoin Listing

Cryptocurrency automated teller machine (ATMs) operator CoinFlip has postponed support for the stablecoin tether (USDT). The company announced the development in a tweet...

Austin Transportation Partners With Iota Foundation to Develop Interoperability Ecosystem

The government transportation department in the city of Austin, Texas partnered with nonprofit Iota Foundation to develop a more interoperable transportation ecosystem. The Austin...

Report: Indictment Reveals Connection to Bitfinex, QuadrigaCX’s Shadow Banking Services

The April 30 indictment of two individuals on multiple counts -- including bank fraud and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business -- reveals an...

Grayscale to Launch Pro-Bitcoin Ads ‘Drop Gold’ on Social Media, Linear TV

New York-based digital asset manager Grayscale Investments has introduced its pro-bitcoin (BTC) advertising initiative "Drop Gold" in a press release on May 1.The Drop...

CoinMarketCap to Remove Exchanges From Calculations If They Don’t Provide Mandatory Data

Crypto market cap tracker CoinMarketCap (CMC) will remove exchanges from its calculations if they fail to provide mandatory data by June, the firm wrote...

Dutch Central Bank Will Keep Embracing DLT, But To-Date Findings Are Not All Positive

The Netherlands' central bank will continue to experiment with blockchain, but its to-date findings are "not that positive," according to the bank's director of...

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Canadian firm planning to convert its Bitcoin trust to an ETF

Less than two months after launching trading for shares of its Bitcoin trust, Canada-based investment manager Ninepoint Partners is planning to change its offering...

Bitcoin whales are accumulating BTC around $48K, on-chain data suggests

Whales are continuing to accumulate Bitcoin (BTC) despite the price more than doubling so far in 2021, according to the latest data from CryptoQuant.This...

DeFi who? NFTs are the new hot stars on the crypto block

The last bull run of 2017 was defined by the initial coin offering craze, which took a turn for the worse with foreseeable consequences...