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Google made a joke at cryptocurrency's expense during an advert for its new Pixel 3 phone. The ad points out how much energy is used to mine cryptocurrency, and one actor says that online currencies are 'not real' money.
Forbes estimates Larsen's current net worth to be $2.1 billion.
Coinbase is closing a deal that values the six-year-old cryptocurrency trading platform at $8 billion, Recode reports.
'Stablecoins' are the hottest thing in crypto right now, with over 50 projects in development. A 'stablecoin' is a cryptocurrency that's price is pegged to a real-world asset like gold or the dollar. Here's a guide to what they're used for, how they work, and why people are excited about them.
The London Block Exchange plans to launch a new cryptocurrency pegged to the pound: LBXPeg. One-for-one sterling reserves will be held in a segregated bank account.
Chinese crypto mining company Bitmain has filed IPO documents with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The preliminary documents show Bitmain had revenues of $2.8 billion in the first half of 2018.
Hackers have stolen 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) in Bitcoin and two other cryptocurrencies from the Japanese digital exchange, Zaif, owned by startup Tech Bureau Corp, the company said on Thursday.
She has even recruited a team of professionals to work on it in a bid to show that she's serious about her latest venture.
The SEC just rejected 9 bitcoin ETF applications, citing manipulation fears — but bitcoin is actually rising
Late on Wednesday, the SEC rejected an application for two products from ProShares, two from GraniteShares, and five other proposals from Direxion. It means the world is still waiting for its first fully regulated bitcoin ETF product.