Coinbase Customer Doubles Down on Legal Action Against IRS

The lawyer fighting a one-man battle against the IRS on behalf of thousands of Coinbase customers has not been swayed by the tax agency's efforts...

What We Know About the Federal Reserve’s Blockchain Stance

On 5th December, the Federal Reserve released its much-awaited research paper on distributed ledgers. The paper, “Distributed Ledger Technology in Payments, Clearing and Settlement", came two...

The Full Lineup for Scaling Bitcoin is Now Available

The lineup for the third edition of the bitcoin developer conference Scaling Bitcoin is now available. Released today, the lineup features a heavy emphasis on...

Overstock: Broker-Dealer Deal Will Open Blockchain Floodgates

It will only take one broker-dealer to usher in the era of distributed securities settlement, according to Overstock's blockchain innovation lead. Once the technological barriers...

India’s Yes Bank Builds Blockchain for Vendor Financing

Yes Bank has announced that it has built a blockchain-based vendor financing solution for one of its clients using technology from the open-source project,...

Why Circle’s Bitcoin ‘Pivot’ Isn’t What it Seems

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk's product team. The following article originally...

2017: The Year Regulators Engage with Blockchain

New York-based Chuck Thompson is president and founder of Blockchain Consulting LLC and managing director of NextSeed, as well as a veteran of Wall Street...

‘Blessing and a Curse’: The DAO’s Developers on Blockchain in 2016

Christoph Jentzsch is the founder of Slock.it, the ethereum smart contracts company that this year developed The DAO, the largest-ever (and most contentious) application...

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What We Know About the Federal Reserve’s Blockchain Stance

On 5th December, the Federal Reserve released its much-awaited research paper on distributed ledgers. The paper, “Distributed Ledger Technology in Payments, Clearing and Settlement", came two...

Bank Veterans Raise $1.5 Million for Digital Asset Startup

Digital asset trading service Crypto Facilities has announced a $1.5m seed round led by Pamir Gelenbe's AngelList syndicate. Already operating with a license from the...

Payments Giant Worldpay is Quietly Supporting Bitcoin

Does Worldpay support bitcoin and the blockchain? The answer, according to senior vice president Chester Ritchie, depends on how you frame the question. Today, the...

BitPagos Raises $1.9 Million in Funding, Rebrands as Ripio

Update (3rd January, 20:00 BST): Ripio has clarified that it has closed $1.9m in funding, but intends to raise $2.3m. Argentinian bitcoin startup Ripio has...

Bitcoin Exchange Gemini Adds APIs for Automated Traders

Gemini has announced a series of API offerings aimed at automated traders. Revealed today, Gemini users are now able to connect to the New York-based...

Dubai’s BitOasis Opens Bitcoin Buying Service at TechCrunch Disrupt

Dubai-based startup BitOasis has announced the launch of a new bitcoin buying platform. Aimed at consumers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region,...
Blockchain Startup Libra Hires Former Siemens Chief Risk Officer

Blockchain Startup Libra Hires Former Siemens Chief Risk Officer

Blockchain startup Libra has announced a new hire as it expands its suite of enterprise-focused auditing...
Healthcare IT Firm Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project, Codebases Activated

Healthcare IT Firm Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project, Codebases Activated

Blockchain consortium Hyperledger today took several new steps towards it goal of creating enterprise-grade solutions...

AlphaPoint Taps into ICO Popularity With Token Launch Toolkit

Digital currency exchange software provider AlphaPoint has announced it is expanding into the market for...
Russia's Largest Exchange is Using Blockchain to Lure Global Investors

Russia’s Largest Exchange is Using Blockchain to Lure Global Investors

As Russia slowly emerges from a lengthy recession in the wake of collapsing energy prices,...
Bitcoin's Price Climbs But Falls Short in Bid to Top $2,000

Bitcoin’s Price Climbs But Falls Short in Bid to Top $2,000

Bitcoin prices came within striking distance of $2,000 today, falling short by about $50, according to...
Bitcoin Miner Canaan Acquires Blockchain Notary Service

Bitcoin Miner Canaan Acquires Blockchain Notary Service

Bitcoin mining hardware firm Canaan has acquired document timestamping service Proof of Existence. Founded in 2013...
Bitcoin vs Gold: Which is a Better Long-Term Bet?

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which is a Better Long-Term Bet?

Imagine that you have $100,000 at your disposal. You must spend all of it on...
Bitcoin Rebounds From Two-Month Low to Top $1,000

Bitcoin Rebounds From Two-Month Low to Top $1,000

After falling to their lowest level in more than two months this weekend, bitcoin prices...
BitOasis Expands Credit Card Bitcoin Buying to 5 New Countries

BitOasis Expands Credit Card Bitcoin Buying to 5 New Countries

BitOasis has announced it will expand a credit card buying option to additional countries in...
Beijing City Regulator Calls For Blockchain Standards

Beijing City Regulator Calls For Blockchain Standards

An official with Beijing's municipal government is calling for the country to adopt a "standard"...