Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin is an Asset, Not a Currency

An Israeli court has ruled that bitcoin is subject to capital gains tax (CGT) since it falls under the category of an asset, and not a currency.

Coinbase Now Enables Merchants Receive Payments in USDC Stablecoin

Coinbase Commerce has enabled support for the dollar-pegged stablecoin USD Coin (USDC).

Bosch Reportedly Running Prototype Trials on Ethereum

Possible use cases include autonomous transactions between vehicles and electric car charging ports.

Bitcoin Mixer Service Shut Down by Europol, EU Authorities

Europol alleged that the mixer service was “used to conceal and launder criminal flows of money."

Crypto Community Commemorates Bitcoin Pizza Day

The cryptocurrency industry has commemorated the annual Bitcoin Pizza Day.

Give Crypto Helps Struggling Venezuelans with Cryptocurrency

Give Crypto is looking to aid struggling Venezuelans with digital currency.

Russia’s Central Depository to Launch Digital Asset Ledger in June

Russia’s National Settlement Depository (NSD) is planning to launch its digital asset ledger in Switzerland next month.

SEC Slams South Florida Crypto Ponzi Scheme with Fraud Charges

Crypto scam mastermind has reportedly victimized over 300 investors since May 2014.

Game of Thrones Actor Jerome Flynn Joins Advisory Board of Vegan Crypto Project

Jerome Flynn is now part of the advisory board of a vegan crypto project.

DLive Sees 67% Growth in Users Since PewDiePie Joined the Platform

DLive has witnessed a 67 percent increase after PewDiePie became part of the platform in April.

Craig Wright Files Copyright Registrations for Original Bitcoin White Paper, 2009 Code

Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright has reportedly filed registrations with the U.S. Copyright Office for the original Satoshi Nakamoto white paper.

Bitfinex and Ethfinex Launch New IEO Fundraising Platform

The platform's first sale will be announced on Thursday, May 23.

Crypto Startup Circle Lays Off 10% of Staff, Citing Market Conditions, Restrictive Regulatory Climate

Crypto startup Circle has laid off around 30 people, or roughly 10 percent of its current employees.

Ethereum Foundation Sets Aside $19M for ‘Building the Ethereum of Tomorrow’

The Foundation stated that $19 million has been set aside over the next 12 months for “building the ethereum of tomorrow.”

Dutch Man Arrested for Bitcoin Mining Fraud Worth Over $2.2M

A bitcoin mining fraud worth more than €2 million ($2.2 million) has led to the arrest of a 33-year-old man in the Netherlands.