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Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York — but not the global, Malta-based stock exchange in question.

There’s a new global stock exchange centered on digital assets being built in Malta

A global trade market for decentralized assets like cryptocurrencies and equity tokens is taking root in Malta, the tiny European country that has positioned itself as a pioneer in the blockchain industry.

Bitcoin’s mad 10% spike could have been a short squeeze

Bitcoin jumped about 10% against the dollar on Tuesday in just 20 minutes, with no obvious news to spur the price rise. Here's what analysts are saying about it.

Bitcoin soars over $7,000 in biggest swing in months

Bitcoin popped by more than $600 during Tuesday's trade, according to Markets Insider data.
A TradingView chart.

The crypto boom has faded but this charting company is still basking in its glow

TradingView customers almost quadruple from 2 million last June to over 8 million as the price of bitcoin and other crypto assets surged almost 1,000% against the dollar.

Police busted the dark web’s $1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring

Chinese officials shut down an online gambling ring that had accumulated $1.5 billion in bets made on World Cup matches using cryptocurrencies like ethereum, bitcoin, and litecoin.
Robert Mueller.

Mueller found that the Russian hacker scheme was dependent on bitcoin, and it may have gotten them caught

The 12 Russian intelligence officers indicted by the special counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday are accused of being involved in hacking into the emails of top Democratic officials, and the charging document says they used bitcoin to facilitate their scheme.
The island of Malta has warmly welcomed the blockchain industry.

A bitcoin billionaire is quietly building the world’s first decentralized bank on this tiny, idyllic island

Plans for the world's first decentralized, community-owned bank are taking root in Malta. The project has already received backing from both Binance and Malta's government.
A man wears a Bitcoin logo t-shirt on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York City, New York, U.S., May 16, 2018.

Insiders say they think ethereum is a better investment than bitcoin

According to new data from New York-based law firm Foley and Lardner, a group of insiders say that among cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Dash, and Monero, they believe ethereum to be the best bet.
A man wears a Bitcoin logo t-shirt on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York City, New York, U.S., May 16, 2018.

Insiders say they think ethereum is a better investment than bitcoin

According to new data from New York-based law firm Foley and Lardner, a group of insiders say that among cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Dash, and Monero, they believe ethereum to be the best bet.

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he’s been mining ethereum with his son

At a blockchain summit hosted by Sir Richard Branson in Morocco, Sergey Brin said that he first became excited about blockchain technology when he began mining ethereum with his son.