In the words of founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital, Bitcoin is a “colossal pump-and-dump scheme” (Recode).
In a survey of 400 undisclosed businesses, 22 percent will start buying and selling digital tokens (Cointelegraph).
Local police call it “the largest power theft in years” (Cointelegraph).
Blockstack and ShapeShift are offering $50,000 to the developer(s) that make the best open-sourced crypto wallet (Coindesk).
A key committee in Arizona’s House of Representatives has cleared the way for cryptocurrency to be accepted as payment for state taxes (Coindesk).
Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman says Nasdaq would consider becoming a digital currency exchange once regulation has smoothed out and the space “matures” (CNBC).
To defend itself from market manipulation, Cameron and Tyler WInklevosses’ exchange Gemini teamed up with Nasdaq Inc, showing hope for a safer future in the industry (Wall Street Journal).
For the first time in 23 years, the stage at the annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York was used for digital currency (Bitcoin), thanks to John Pfeffer of Pfeffer Capital (Fortune).
Up 46 percent since April 1st, and it keeps growing (Forbes).
With over 15 million views, it beat Wonder Woman, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Elon Musk (Hard Fork).