Latest News - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin South China Morning Post: Possible Bitcoin manipulation said to be focus of US criminal probeThe US investigation is said to be focused on illegal practices that can influence prices – such as spoofing, or flooding the market with fake orders to trick other traders into buying or selling

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44221Thu, 24 May 2018 18:44:33 -0700
CoinDesk: Record $152 Million Lawsuit Ensnares Blockchain Project AugurAn investor and three founders are being sued in a landmark cryptocurrency case centered on the ethereum decentralized application Augur.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44220Thu, 24 May 2018 17:40:09 -0700
Slate: Report: DOJ Investigating Bitcoin Price ManipulationLack of regulation and wild fluctuations make cryptocurrency markets easy to scam.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44219Thu, 24 May 2018 15:16:46 -0700
The Telegraph: Market report: Plus500 to make step up to main market after riding Bitcoin boomSpreadbetting rising star Plus500 will step up to London’s main market after riding the Bitcoin boom that has almost quadrupled its market valuation in one year.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44218Thu, 24 May 2018 14:23:18 -0700
Wall Street Journal: Corruption Currents: Ex-South Korean President Calls Bribery Charges an ‘Insult’South Korea's former president denied bribery charges filed against him, calling a trial an insult.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44216Thu, 24 May 2018 14:02:07 -0700
CNBC: Bitcoin tracking for slight weekly losses despite news of regulatory crackdownsBitcoin has held up relatively well this week despite negative headlines about regulatory crackdowns.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44217Thu, 24 May 2018 13:38:00 -0700
Techcrunch: Netflix magic market number larger than big cable company’s magic market numberNetflix’s market cap is now larger than Comcast, which is pretty much just a symbolic thing given that the companies are valued very differently but is like one of those moments where Apple was larger…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44214Thu, 24 May 2018 13:10:08 -0700
CNet: $1.2 billion in cryptocurrency has been stolen since 2017, says report - CNET"Put the Bitcoin in the bag and nobody gets hurt."

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44215Thu, 24 May 2018 13:02:43 -0700
Engadget: US reportedly launches probe into cryptocurrency price-fixingIt's almost as if Bitcoin and other currencies are going mainstream with all the recent investigations and regulation.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44212Thu, 24 May 2018 12:18:00 -0700
Bitcoin Magazine: Distributed Business Accelerator Launches to Cultivate Blockchain StartupsAs part of New York Blockchain Week, Distributed Business Accelerator (DBA) publicly launched their global blockchain accelerator community designed to cultivate an ecosystem of blockchain…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44210Thu, 24 May 2018 10:45:52 -0700
Quartz: Bitcoin traders are being investigated for market manipulation, and bitcoin is up 3%What exactly is going on? Could be a bear trap. But not even bitcoin's most dedicated traders seem to know.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44211Thu, 24 May 2018 10:36:49 -0700
CoinDesk: This Bitfury-Backed Group Mined 800 Bitcoins in Q1Hut 8 Mining Group raised $70 million CAD to invest in mining machines, and mined 828 bitcoins in the first quarter of 2018.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44209Thu, 24 May 2018 10:30:30 -0700
CoinDesk: Bitfury-Backed Group Mined 800 Bitcoins in Q1Hut 8 Mining Group raised $70 million CAD to invest in mining machines, and mined 828 bitcoins in the first quarter of 2018.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44213Thu, 24 May 2018 10:30:30 -0700
Payments Source: Novogratz says DOJ bitcoin manipulation probe a 'good thing'Major cryptocurrency proponents seemed unfazed by news the Department of Justice has started a criminal probe into potential trading manipulation.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44207Thu, 24 May 2018 10:21:49 -0700
Barron's: Fed Probe Rattles Bitcoin Market; Is ‘Adult Supervision’ Coming to Crypto?Digital coin traders have apparently learned some old tricks from stock traders, but regulators are now cracking down.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44208Thu, 24 May 2018 10:18:06 -0700