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Bitcoin turns crypto haven as biggest exchange plans to restrict US...

Bitcoin gains as much as 2.4% to US$8,463 while just about all the so-called alt-coins such as Ether, Litecoin and EOS were in the red.

Hottest crypto is up 330% this year and its name isn’t...

Litecoin is the year's top performing cryptocurrency, gaining more than 330% since the beginning of the year and outpacing all its crypto peers including Ether, XRP and even Bitcoin.

SC registers 3 cryptocurrency exchanges

They are Luno Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Sinegy Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd and Tokenize Technology (M) Sdn Bhd.

Bitcoin jumps toward US$9,000 in best-performing month since 2017

Bitcoin’s run this year follows a painful downtrend that lasted the majority of last year and saw the digital currency tumble more than 70%.

Facebook plans cryptocurrency launch next year

Facebook's 'GlobalCoin' will be launched in about 12 countries as it works with US and British financial regulators to launch its own cryptocurrency.

As bitcoin gyrates, less euphoria in evidence at blockchain gathering

This year’s attendance fell short of the 2018 count of 8,000, as only 4,800 people came to the event.

SE Asia’s kids targeted by online paedophiles

Technology has shifted the patterns of abuse in the region, driven by growing access to broadband internet and encrypted technology.

Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit US$1.2 bln in Q1

'Crypto crime has gotten worse because regulations are still weakly enforced.'

Bitcoin soars past US$5,000, mystery buyer seen as catalyst

Cryptocurrency markets have been relatively calm so far this year, with bitcoin trading until today between around US$3,300 and US$4,200.

Hottest crypto coin’s massive rally echoes Bitcoin’s glory days

Binance Coin, also known as BNB, is on the way to becoming a favorite medium of exchange for issuers of initial coin offerings.

JPMorgan Chase unveils cryptocurrency prototype

JPM Coin would allow institutional clients to make instantaneous payments with other bank clients.

Crypto exchange founder dies, leaves behind US$200m problem

Access to Quadriga CX’s digital “wallets”, an application that stores the keys to send and receive cryptocurrencies, appears to have been lost with the passing of Quadriga CX Chief Executive Officer Gerald Cotten.

Cryptocurrency thefts, scams hit US$1.7 billion in 2018

Korea and Japan were home to most of the thefts from exchanges, or 58%, throughout 2018.

After the crash, dreams die hard for Wall Street crypto bankers

Established firms this year slowed their already halting efforts to make a business out of Bitcoin mania.

Frenzy as cash rains down on Hong Kong neighbourhood

Bills worth thousands of Hong Kong dollars were seen fluttering to the ground from the top of a building, as people tried to grab the falling cash.

Crypto diehards say slump is ‘bump in the road’ before growth

While no one forecast an immediate rebound in crypto prices, they cast the current downturn as more like growing pains than rigour mortis.

No more announcements on Harapan Coin until regulatory framework in place

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says it would be premature to put any cryptocurrencies on the market without the framework in place.

Crypto’s US$700 billion swoon bloodies ‘electronic cash’ dream

The funk engulfing cryptocurrencies has now sent the total value of the 100 largest tokens to around half that of Visa Inc.

Bitcoin cash wars end with no relief for biggest cryptocurrency

Even with the contest resolved, Bitcoin Cash is down by more than 5% in the past 24 hours, amid a broader crypto market rout.

Don’t rush into cryptocurrency, expert tells Putrajaya

CF Fong says the time is not right, as the country’s cybersecurity fundamentals are not strong.

Govt looking at cryptocurrency idea, says Mahathir

The prime minister says the government is looking at the role that cryptocurrency replaces.

CIMB, Ripple partner in cross-border payments

The financial services industry is increasingly experimenting with the technology underlying cryptocurrencies.

Cenbet raises red flags over Harapan Coin

It says political parties should focus on political work, adding that cryptocurrencies are not recognised as legal tender in the country.

Cryptic claims adding to scepticism over pro-PH cryptocurrency

The people behind Harapan Coin remain a mystery, saying they were protecting themselves from the 'BN special branch'.