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A single anonymous options trader could win big, or lose half a million dollars.

Bitcoin plunged after a major crypto exchange was accused of using client money to hide $850 million of missing cash

Bitfinex drained $700 million from Tether's reserves to hide the fact it lost access to $850 million, says a lawsuit by the New York Attorney General.

Warren Buffett made 12 predictions about bitcoin, table tennis, and his death — here’s how they turned out

Warren Buffett made 12 predictions about cryptocurrency, table tennis, and even his own death.
Rakuten sponsors Barcelona soccer team

The ‘Amazon of Japan’ is up 10% ahead of Pinterest’s IPO

Rakuten, an investor in Pinterest, saw its stock rise 10% ahead of the online scrapbooking site's public debut.

Bitcoin is down after China signals it wants to ban bitcoin mining

The price of bitcoin fell 2% after China's state planner added bitcoin mining to a draft list of industrial activities it wants to ban.
Cracking the Quadriga case has been near impossible.

Experts finally tracked down the digital wallets of the crypto CEO who died with sole access to millions. They say the money’s gone

Quadriga's CEO died with the passwords to $137 million in customers' cryptocurrency holdings. But the money's disappeared.
Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (C) leaves during a break in a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Here’s what we know about Facebook’s big, secretive push into cryptocurrency

Facebook is reportedly planning to launch a cryptocurrency for WhatsApp in the first half of 2019.
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.

Bitcoin tops $4,000 for the first time in over a month

Bitcoin touched an intraday high of $4,002.71 a coin Tuesday, five days after JPMorgan said it would launch its own cryptocurrency.

Introducing ‘JPM Coin’: JPMorgan will be the first major US bank to launch its own cryptocurrency

In a first for a major US bank, JPMorgan said on Thursday it would launch a cryptocurrency tied to the US dollar.
Luca Longobardi.

An ex-Wall Street broker who was falsely accused of being ‘the mafia’s banker’ is launching a private members’ club powered by...

Luca Longobardi was working on Wall Street when he was accused of laundering money for the Italian mafia and sent to a maximum-security Brazilian jail.
Bitcoin mining requires a lot of serious processing power, a lot of serious cooling for those processors, and a lot of power to make it all run.

The world’s largest maker of cryptocurrency mining chips will likely lay off more than 50% of its staff, according to reports

Bitmain may start a massive round of layoffs this week that could impact more than 50% of its employees, according to a report by CoinDesk on Tuesday.