(NEW YORK) -- The digital currencies have crashed as interest rates rise and investors seek less risky investments. Can cryptocurrency become an alternative financial system for people of color who have historically faced discriminatory banking practices? Some crypto enthusiasts of color who spoke with... Read More.
(DENVER) -- Colorado will become the first state to accept cryptocurrency as payment for state taxes and fees, Governor Jared Polis announced Wednesday. Polis said the state, which was also the earliest to use blockchain technology for government infrastructure, will take the digital coin payments... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Caroline Altagracia, a college student at the University of Albany, said she became interested in cryptocurrency while still in high school. "It's definitely been an empowering journey," Altagracia. "I feel like when I initially was intimidated, I had to kind of get... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Tuesday announced the arrests of a New York couple charged with conspiring to launder cryptocurrency presently valued at $4.5 billion -- stolen during the 2016 hack of Bitfinex -- marking the "largest ever" financial seizure by the department. Ilya... Read More.
Peace may sell, but what about Megadeth-branded cryptocurrency? Dave Mustaine's certainly hoping it will with the launch of $MEGA, described as the "official cryptocurrency of Megadeth and our community." "By buying, holding, and transacting with $MEGA, fans will gain access to exclusives and premium benefits," reads... Read More.
A cryptocurrency based on -- but not licensed by -- the smash Netflix show Squid Game is smashing expectations. The digital currency SQUID began trading Tuesday at just $0.01235. As of around 12:30 p.m. Friday, it was worth $10.41 -- a gain of more than 82,000%. That's a market... Read More.
(BEIJING) -- Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies dipped in value on Friday after China declared all transactions involving these digital currencies "illegal." China's central bank, the People's Bank of China, issued a statement on Friday saying that use of these virtual currencies is disrupting economic... Read More.
(BUDAPEST, Hungary) -- Cryptocurrency enthusiasts unveiled what they say is the world's first statue of mystery-shrouded Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, at a park in Budapest, Hungary. The expressionless, ultra-shiny bust is meant to represent "a general human figure, since we do not know the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The popular cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase will become a publicly traded company listed on the Nasdaq Wednesday. The direct listing will mark the first time a major digital currency platform has gone public in the U.S. Nasdaq set an initial price of $250... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- PayPal announced on Tuesday that it was giving its users the option to pay with cryptocurrency at the millions of online retailers that accept its payment service.The feature is being added... Read More.