Ill-advised stunt backfires at blockchain conference
A publicity stunt featuring a Mao Zedong lookalike at a conference on blockchain in China sparks uproar on social media.
US crypto-currency marketplace sees big gap in Africa
Paxful, a peer-to-peer marketplace for crypto-currencies, is looking to expand its business on the African continent.
Illegal crypto-currency miners pocket $100m to date
We can expect an increase in malicious coin miners, driven by the prospect of financial gains and increased anonymity, says Helge Husemann of Malwarebytes.
As Bitcoin wobbles, mining rig firm plans $2bn IPO
Even though mining Bitcoins is 60% less profitable than in 2017, a crypto-currency mining rig supplier aims to raise up to $2 billion in an IPO.
Blockchain Week glitz features Snoop Dogg, Lamborghinis
The three-day crypto event, which attracted nearly 8 000 people, had Lamborghinis lined at the entrance for a publicity stunt.
Bitcoin frenzy settles as big players muscle into market
The crypto-currency rallied 25% in April, after crashing 70% from a high near $20 000 late last year.
How volatility will complicate crypto-currency tax
A taxpayer with a high frequency of crypto-currency transactions may struggle to keep an accurate record of any gains, experts say.