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Change.org Launches Screensaver That Mines Crypto for Charity

Social petition platform, Change.org, has announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on behalf of the organization. “The Mining Screensaver” will pool the computing power of the program’s users, with all XMR generated being automatically transferred to the Change.org Foundation.

Bitcoin's Road Back to $7K (And the Chart Hurdles In the Way)

Having defended $6,000 last week, bitcoin (BTC) appears to be building momentum for a price rise, but nearby technical hurdles still present a formidable challenge.

Hong Kong's Blockchain Trade Finance Platform to Go Live By September

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the autonomous Chinese territory's de facto central bank, is poised to launch a live blockchain trade finance platform within two months.

What Crypto Really Thinks About Litecoin's Banking Ambitions

It was news that was perhaps too strange for crypto's typically divided reactions. First revealed Wednesday, the Litecoin Foundation, the non-profit that develops the software that powers the sixth-largest cryptocurrency, bought a stake in a very real, non-crypto bank. The move was met with applause and skepticism, but also a stunned sense of disbelief from nearly all sides.

New York Approves New Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners

New York is seeking to foster growth in its cryptocurrency mining sector, with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) approving new electricity rates for Massena Electric Department. The new provisions will facilitate “high-density load customers, as such cryptocurrency companies” accessing “individual services agreement tariff,” including “protect[ion] […] from increased supply…

Tether Hires Former Bank Analyst as Chief Compliance Officer

Tether, the company behind the controversial, dollar-tied "stablecoin" known as USDT, has hired a chief compliance officer from the eighth-largest bank in North America.

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Bitcoin Price Spikes to Nearly $9K on Little-Known Crypto Exchange

For a cryptocurrency exchange that has seen its bitcoin price trade at a market premium since launch, the spike to nearly $9,000 on the WEX exchange on Wednesday was an outlier.

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Torrent Site Pirate Bay Warns Users About Monero Mining Software

Torrent website The Pirate Bay is doubling down on its plan to use visitors' processing power to mine crypto.

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$7K Back in Play? Price Indicators Shift In Bitcoin Rally's Favor

It may not have been the asset's biggest rally, but it's hard to say bitcoin isn't building on gains.

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