The isolated country continues to find ways to evade sanctions and generate income while operating on the fringes of the global financial system.
No cryptocurrency investor has been spared the pain of plunging prices. But the fallout from more than $700 billion in losses is far from even.
The New York Times DealBook editor and Kara Swisher try to make sense of the economy.
Another crypto myth bites the dust.
Its fall was accelerated in recent weeks by the collapse of two major cryptocurrency projects while sowing doubts about the stability of the overall cryptocurrency market.
As cryptocurrencies have plunged, attention has focused on a potential point of vulnerability: the market’s reliance on a so-called stablecoin called Tether.
For millions of people, Bitcoin, like real estate and dot-coms before it, offered hope for escaping dead-end jobs.
Kara Swisher talks to Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz about why Silicon Valley is doubling down on crypto despite its slide.
Don’t be distracted by the shenanigans going on in the casino.
Jesse Powell, who leads the crypto exchange Kraken, has challenged the use of preferred pronouns, debated who can use racial slurs and called American women “brainwashed.”
Crypto companies are laying off staff, freezing withdrawals and trying to stem losses, raising questions about the health of the ecosystem.
The cryptocurrency market plunged again as Ether, the second-most valuable currency, dropped more than 20 percent.
Crypto interests are lobbying Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto a groundbreaking bill that would temporarily halt new crypto-mining projects at fossil-fuel burning plants.
In myth, the cryptocurrency is egalitarian, decentralized and all but anonymous. The reality is very different, scientists have found.
Fraud aside, what are cryptocurrencies for?
OpenSea, one of the highest-profile crypto start-ups, is facing a backlash over stolen and plagiarized nonfungible tokens.
Cryptocurrency firms have been setting up or expanding office space in New York, but the recent market turbulence could hamper their longevity.
Logan Paul, Paul Pierce and other celebrities have promoted risky and obscure digital currencies, sometimes failing to mention their conflicts of interest.
Tell us about your experiences in the volatile crypto market.
Do Kwon, a South Korean entrepreneur, hyped the Luna and TerraUSD cryptocurrencies. Their failures have devastated some traders, though not the investment firms that cashed out early.
Crypto boosters such as Matt Damon, Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow have been criticized for hyping virtual currency without highlighting the risks.
Celebrity endorsements may signal the end of an era.
Sam Bankman-Fried is a studiously disheveled billionaire who made a fortune overseeing trades that are too risky for the U.S. market. Now he wants Washington to follow his lead.
Activists and nonprofits are considering digital currencies as a way to raise funds. But can they really do anything other payment methods can’t?
A steep sell-off that gained momentum this week starkly illustrated the risks of the experimental and unregulated digital currencies.
The cryptocurrency’s plunging value has mirrored losses in the Nasdaq, a benchmark that’s weighted toward tech stocks.
Web3, billed as the future of the internet, might create more problems than it solves.
The chief operating officer of ZenLedger, a software company, boasted of work for Goldman Sachs and Larry King. Did anyone check to see if it was true?
New sanctions target a Russian bank and cryptocurrency mining company.
The willpower to reduce Bitcoin’s carbon footprint is muted amid wild cryptocurrency speculation.
In the absence of federal regulations, crypto lobbyists and executives are going state by state to get favorable rules enacted. Many lawmakers have been willing partners.
A new bill in Congress says anonymity can be preserved.
Thomas Spieker’s clients included dark-web drug dealers and a cellphone-hacking identity thief, prosecutors said.
A growing array of investment options make it easier to put digital tokens alongside traditional investments. Here’s what to know.
Facing intense criticism, the crypto mining industry is trying to change the view that its energy-guzzling computers are harmful to the climate.
Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s youngest minister, has turned technology, cryptocurrency and social media into modern weapons of war.
Long hailed by its advocates as a safe hedge during uncertain times, Bitcoin’s value has fallen steadily in recent weeks.
The president is set to sign an executive order that would coordinate efforts among financial regulators to better understand the risks and opportunities presented by digital assets.
The cryptocurrency boom has spawned enterprises democratically governed by a community of users. Or that’s the theory. Making it work has been much messier.
Friends With Benefits is a V.I.P. lounge for crypto’s creative class. Is it empty hype or the future of friendship?
Investors give money to pseudonymous developers. Venture capitalists back founders without learning their real names. What happens when they need to know?
New research shows that China’s Bitcoin ban has sent the process of creating new coins, known as mining, to countries where it uses far less renewable energy.
Russian companies have many cryptocurrency tools at their disposal to evade sanctions, including a so-called digital ruble and ransomware.
“Everything was a lie,” said one woman lured into a recent scam.
A judge appeared more concerned by the flight risk posed by Ilya Lichtenstein than by his wife, Heather Morgan, in a case accusing them of a sweeping scheme to launder stolen cryptocurrency.
How a young virtual currency exchange got Hollywood’s resident skeptic to film his first Super Bowl commercial.
Dividing the family’s Bitcoin stash has become a major source of contention in divorce cases.
The Super Bowl will feature commercial breaks that embrace the usual jokes and celebrities plus a whole lot of blockchain.
The couple were accused of conspiring to launder Bitcoin that had been stolen in 2016 from Hong Kong-based Bitfinex, one of the world’s largest virtual currency exchanges.
When we think we understand something, we don’t see a reason to regulate it.