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.
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.
They are Luno Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Sinegy Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd and Tokenize Technology (M) Sdn Bhd.
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's 'GlobalCoin' will be launched in about 12 countries as it works with US and British financial regulators to launch its own cryptocurrency.
This year’s attendance fell short of the 2018 count of 8,000, as only 4,800 people came to the event.
Technology has shifted the patterns of abuse in the region, driven by growing access to broadband internet and encrypted technology.
'Crypto crime has gotten worse because regulations are still weakly enforced.'
Cryptocurrency markets have been relatively calm so far this year, with bitcoin trading until today between around US$3,300 and US$4,200.
Binance Coin, also known as BNB, is on the way to becoming a favorite medium of exchange for issuers of initial coin offerings.
JPM Coin would allow institutional clients to make instantaneous payments with other bank clients.
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.
Korea and Japan were home to most of the thefts from exchanges, or 58%, throughout 2018.
Established firms this year slowed their already halting efforts to make a business out of Bitcoin mania.
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.
While no one forecast an immediate rebound in crypto prices, they cast the current downturn as more like growing pains than rigour mortis.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says it would be premature to put any cryptocurrencies on the market without the framework in place.
The funk engulfing cryptocurrencies has now sent the total value of the 100 largest tokens to around half that of Visa Inc.
Even with the contest resolved, Bitcoin Cash is down by more than 5% in the past 24 hours, amid a broader crypto market rout.
CF Fong says the time is not right, as the country’s cybersecurity fundamentals are not strong.
The prime minister says the government is looking at the role that cryptocurrency replaces.
The financial services industry is increasingly experimenting with the technology underlying cryptocurrencies.
It says political parties should focus on political work, adding that cryptocurrencies are not recognised as legal tender in the country.
The people behind Harapan Coin remain a mystery, saying they were protecting themselves from the 'BN special branch'.