Crypto exchange ShapeShift raises $10.4M for growth


The exchange, founded by a bitcoin pioneer in 2014, is facilitating more than $50 million worth of transactions each month, as the "gold rush" in blockchain-based assets takes hold.


Coinbase granted N.Y. approval to offer Ether trades


Coinbase has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services to offer trading of the digital currency Ether, along with other products.


Blockchain VC to raise fund through digital token offering


The ICO fundraising model has already yielded more than $230 million for startups.


Cheat sheet: Radical visions of central bank-issued digital currencies


If the Federal Reserve and other central banks began issuing their own digital currencies, they could benefit consumers, boost the economy and fight financial crime. But not without risks to cybersecurity, individual privacy — and possibly bank profits.


SEC rejects Winklevoss ETF proposal


U.S. regulators rejected an exchange-traded fund based on bitcoin, wiping out weeks of gains for the digital currency as investors speculated the Securities and Exchange Commission would approve the security.


Bitcoin vs. Ethereum may be a zero-sum game


The two leading contenders vying for the cryptocurrency crown both have serious backing, but the technology is still developing and the endgame is still a ways away.


Crypto exchange Kraken acquires trading platform as bitcoin soars


The acquisition of Cryptowatch is the most recent in a series of deals struck by Kraken in the last year.


Deloitte opens blockchain lab in New York to push for working prototypes


The goal of Deloitte's new blockchain-focused lab in New York is to turn proofs of concepts into real solutions.