Digital currency Ethereum climbed to a two-month high on Monday, taking some of the heat off Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, which have slumped since the weekend. Ethereum Forges Higher Path Concerns over Bitcoin created a favourable tailwind for Ethereum (ETH/USD), which is the world’s No. 2 digital currency by total assets. Ether’s price...
Users who weren't able to claim their bitcoin cash in the wake of this month's hard fork now have a better chance of retrieving their lost funds. Announced this week, BTC.com has launched a recovery tool for the cryptocurrency, one designed to let users whose wallets didn't support the switch to claim...
 A private Swiss bank is expanding a digital asset management service it launched earlier this summer to include new cryptocurrencies. Falcon Private Bank, as previously reported by CoinDesk, revealed that it would allow its customers to buy and hold bitcoin within their accounts through a partnership with brokerage service Bitcoin Suisse. The...
Bitcoin Cash adjusted its mining difficulty over the weekend, a move that comes just under a week after the alternative version of the bitcoin blockchain was created. As a result of both blocks (478,647 and 478,648) having a Median Time Past (MTP) that was 12 hours greater than the six blocks prior,...
After a slow start, blocks on the newly launched bitcoin cash blockchain are now being mined more frequently. When the cryptocurrency originally split from the main bitcoin blockchain earlier this week, blocks were crawling in, with the first one taking about five hours to find and another taking nearly 13 hours. This came as...
The price of bitcoin has exceeded its previous all-time high of $3,000, soaring to $3,200 for the first time. Figures from Coinbase show the market started moving around 03:00 a.m. when bitcoin’s price climbed above $2,900. At 10:30 a.m., bitcoin recorded a new historic high when it reached $3,200. Today’s new...