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The 10 Most Reliable Sources of Crypto & Blockchain News

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When the global unemployment rate reached a record high of 6.5% in 2020 because of COVID-19 restrictions and travel bans, many people turned to crypto trading to earn some money while stuckat home. This made way for the rapid growth of the crypto industry.

Today, the global crypto market cap has reached $1.18 trillion, and there are about 420 million crypto users worldwide. Crucial to sustaining this industry growth is the provision of reliable crypto and blockchain news.

However, sifting through the web for information about crypto can be quite difficult. In fact, searching “crypto news” on Google yielded a whopping 984 million results. Now, how do you know which one of these can provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date information? 

Here are the top 10 most reliable crypto websites to help you gain an insight about which ones to check when searching for crypto news and other relevant information. Note that the list is compiled in alphabetical order and not by rank.


Benzinga is a major crypto media outlet that boasts of a monthly average of 25 million readers. Founded in 2010 by Jason Raznick, it provides “real-time news with actionable trading ideas” in order to help regular people navigate and benefit from the world of crypto.

Accessing crypto news and other kinds of pertinent information about the crypto market is absolutely free. But for those who want expert guidance, Benzinga also offers paid subscriptions to a variety of its services, which includes options trades, growth investment, stock picks and trading school.


CNBC (Consumer News and Business Channel) has a long history with business-focused news and content. Relaunched in 1989 with the name CNBC, the cable news channel and media outlet continue to serve the public with global business and financial news under the mission of helping “the influential and aspirational to make astute decisions to get ahead.” has separate sections that deal with cryptocurrency and blockchain. While the crypto section is more about current crypto prices and major trading pairs, the page about blockchain contains news about other emerging technologies. 


CoinDesk is one of the major global news and events platforms when it comes to everything crypto, and it also ranks within the top five when searching for crypto news on Google. Established in 2013, it has grown to become a global organization that has the “largest group of crypto journalists in the world.”

CoinDesk was acquired by crypto investor and operator Digital Currency Group (DCG), which manages about $28 billion worth of BTC, ETH and other digital assets through Grayscale. However, its website states that its content is in no way influenced by its mother company, making it churn out impartial news and educational articles. 


CoinGeek provides the latest crypto and blockchain news, as well as educational content, impressive editorials and video discussions and interviews with visionaries and experts. It offers diverse content suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. CoinGeek also offers readers a whole new take on Bitcoin and blockchain, as well as easily understandable explanations of relevant terms and concepts. 

It is founded by billionaire Calvin Ayre, who also owns venture capital firm Ayre Group and is the producer of the annual CoinGeek Conference, now rebranded as the London Blockchain Conference. CoinGeek’s stand is that nChain Chief Scientist Dr. Craig S. Wright is Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto and BSV is the only and original Bitcoin. There are many editorials and videos that discuss this, which make for a truly interesting read. 


CoinMarketCap, which was also established in 2013 after Bitcoin started to make a name for itself, is more centered on the financial side of crypto. On top of providing updated market caps, crypto price rankings, NFT statistics, trading volumes and market analysis, it also has its own crypto currency converter. Dubbing itself as “the world’s most-referenced price-tracking website for cryptoassets,” it has been cited by major news outlets like Bloomberg and CNBC.

CoinMarketCap also tracks initial coin offerings (ICOs) and gives readers an idea about whuch one of them is worth investing in. Although at first glance, its website may seem confusing for newbies as its homepage is filled with numbers and graphs, it proves to be very insightful once you learn to navigate it.


Also founded in 2013, CoinTelegraph just about covers all there is to crypto, blockchain and other emerging technologies. What sets it apart from other crypto sites is its aesthetics. Each content opens with a colorful illustration that captures the essence of article, and attached to each photo is a convenient option to listen to the article.

CoinTelegraph is proud to deliver “the most accurate and up-to-date news from both the decentralized and centralized worlds.” Although its name suggests that it is a crypto-centered site, a large part of its content is about blockchain and other emerging technologies that are part of the digital revolution. It also has a “cryptopedia” that includes a very useful glossary of crypto and blockchain terms. 

Crypto Daily

UK-based Crypto Daily serves its readers with breaking global crypto and blockchain news both in text and in video. It tackles news about almost everything within the digital asset sphere, which includes business, regulation, cybersecurity, NFTs, Web3 and major coins like BTC and ETH. It also has a section on trading where you can find price analysis of major cryptos. 

Crypt Daily operates under “a symbiotic hybrid model” that gives readers more diverse content that will satiate crypto firms, experts, users and enthusiasts. Because of this model, Crypto Daily is one of the sites that has remained completely neutral, promising never to entertain any kind of pressure from patrons and supporters to publish biased content.


Forbes is undoubtedly the one with the longest and deepest history in business journalism among the companies on this list, with a print magazine in circulation since 1917. has been operational for nearly two decades, and claims to be “the global champion of free-market enterprise and entrepreneurial capitalism.”

Although Forbes Digital Assets is but a small part of its larger business-oriented news and content, it is still a very reliable source of crypto news due to its highly professional journalists. Aside from a section geared towards educating people about emerging technologies, it also provides detailed information about the latest crypto and blockchain research, crypto portfolios and traded assets.


While CoinGeek is about blockchain news and BSV, NewsBTC is really all about BTC. It shares to its readers its overarching maximalist view on why BTC is Bitcoin through news and educational articles, as well as market analysis, BTC and other crypto price forecasts, and a directory of BTC brokers, casinos, exchanges and businesses.

Although everything on the site is mainly about BTC, it offers a free trading course that is useful for those who want to start crypto trading. It also has casino and trading games that offer people the opportunity to win some BTC tokens.

The Block

Although The Block’s small font and text-filled homepage may not be easy on the eyes, it still deserves a spot on this list because of its up-to-date and useful crypto, blockchain, metaverse and NFT content. The Block considers itself “the trusted moderator and authoritative voice for those who invest in, work with, make decisions about, or seek to understand digital assets.”

The Block also has a section on crypto regulation, as well as detailed reports that contain accurate statistics and podcasts by known figures in the industry. It also offers The Block Pro, which is more suited for professionals and firms that need more advanced data on crypto and blockchain.

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