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CoinBits Aims to Be the "Acorns of Crypto"

Bitcoin has been on a bit of a roll the last few months. With its price back over $8,000, there's hope that some new life can be breathed into the world's largest cryptocurrency. Still, the coin has a long way to grow, which is why Erik Finman — who MarketWatch...

SEC Suing Kik Over "Kin" Initial Coin Offering

It seems that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is cracking down on initial coin offerings (ICOs). As Bloomberg reports, the agency is now suing the popular messaging app Kik over the 2017 launch of "Kin." That ICO reportedly raised $100 million for the app, but the SEC...

Facebook's Digital Currency to Reportedly Be Called "GlobalCoin"

It was only a few weeks ago that word came down that Facebook was still hard at work developing their own cryptocurrency and getting partners on board. Now it seems those plans are firming up, with a potential name and launch timeframe emerging. According to BBC News the digital currency...

Facebook Reportedly Still Working on Building Its Own Cryptocurrency

For months one of the big rumors has been that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency that could be used for payments on its platform. While these plans still aren't confirmed, we are seemingly getting a better idea of what this would look like. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook...

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card (In the UK)

Back before cryptocurrencies became the gold rush of 2017, the intent was always to spend and use such assets like you would fiat currency. The problem was that only a handful of sites and physical stores accepted Bitcoin, with even fewer allowing for payments in other digital currencies. One proposed...

Bitfinex Drops $10,000 Minimum Equity Requirement 2

Even as cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity, there are still questions about the accessibility of those assets. From volatile values to confusion over buying and trading, those wanting to invest in crypto have often had to jump through a few hoops. However one platform is now attempting to open its...

Report Suggests Vast Majority of Bitcoin Trade Volume is Faked

There are several aspects of cryptocurrencies that have served to keep them from truly reaching mainstream status. While much-reported hacks are one element scaring off investors, concerns over market manipulation — including "pump and dump" schemes — have also been rampant. Now a new report is stoking those fears once...