The stock market closes on the weekends, but bitcoin never closes. And that’s probably why you see the industry constantly whipsawed by wild bitcoin price fluctuations. While you’re enjoying a relaxing weekend, crypto traders elsewhere are busy buying and selling. Since May, the flurry of weekend trading has accounted for 40% of bitcoin’s price gains…

The bitcoin price suffered a cataclysmic – and sudden – crash on Wednesday, and one of the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency exchanges failed to handle the load of users scrambling to salvage their portfolios. Bitcoin Price Crashes More Than $2,000 on Bitstamp The bitcoin price crashed more than $2,000 on Bitstamp. | Source: TradingView After…

By CCN: Zcash developer Zooko Wilcox, who has previously opined that cryptocurrencies can be used to evade taxes, posted an “unpopular opinion” to Twitter today: Facebook’s crypto project is “awesome.” Facebook Coin: “Awesome”? Unpopular opinion: I think the fact that Facebook is working on a crypocurrency is awesome. — zooko (@zooko) May 24, 2019 Facebook’s…