Bitcoin prices surged to a new record high Thursday on the heels of BNY Mellon’s disclosure that it will soon hold, transfer and issue cryptocurrencies on behalf of its asset management clients. Bitcoin then slipped…

“The lower the stakes, the more intense the dispute.”  Sayre’s Law The Narcissism Of Small Differences Bitcoin and the crypto world have enjoyed a phenomenal decade. Despite the fact that Bitcoin is perhaps the most…

Listen To This Episode: In this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Fed Watch,” Christian Keroles and Ansel Lindner look back at the events of the last few weeks and put them into a macro perspective. They…

Cryptocurrencies may see a boost between China and the U.S., as the American president Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning financial transactions with eight China-based payment applications. Following the signing of Trump’s new…

It is hard to imagine that just two years ago, the general discourse around central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, was mainly focused on the potential and possibility of issuing them. Even in 2019, the…

If you are a voice of dissent, you have a unique opportunity. You live in a time that puts you at an advantage to change the world for the better. It’s true that the world…

If you are a voice of dissent, you have a unique opportunity. You live in a time that puts you at an advantage to change the world for the better. It’s true that the world…

The United States Congress has approved a $900 billion Covid-19 relief package that’s tethered to the government’s $2.3 trillion year-end funding plan. Of course, talks of Americans getting $600 checks have started to circulate online,…

This week the U.S. Federal Reserve met for two days at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting and detailed that it would keep short-term borrowing rates at near zero. Meanwhile, the Fed also stated that…

The Bitcoin price (BTC) is heading to $50,000 in 2021, says the best-selling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” Robert Kiyosaki.  Kiyosaki pinpointed the “wall of institutional money” is coming to Bitcoin in 2021, which…

Hedge Fund Manager Brian Kelly Says Increasing Institutional Interest in Bitcoin Down to its Fixed Supply Hedge fund manager Brian Kelly says the surging number of institutional investors owning bitcoin is down to the digital…

The nation and world are on the brink, awaiting official Electoral College votes to be cast on December 14, despite convincing conjectural consensus on the champion. But either way, 2020’s highly-contested U.S. presidential election reminds…

Cory Doctorow doesn’t buy the hype.  While many critics of Big Tech ascribe diabolical genius to the dominant internet firms of today, Doctorow sees a collection of mediocre sociopaths.  This article is part of CoinDesk's…

In the lore of digital disruption, Eastman Kodak Co.’s downfall looms large. Kodak was once one of the world’s most powerful companies. But it failed to act on digital cameras and online photo sharing, despite…

With record U.S. money printing failing to achieve much-needed economic stimulus, some observers now expect creation of a “digital dollar” central bank digital currency (CBDC) will not only speed payments to consumers but also spur…

Nevada-based cryptocurrency mining firm Marathon Patent Group has announced the purchase of 10,000 Antminer S-19 Pro ASICs as part of its plan to become the largest mining firm in North America. The publicly traded firm…

Bitcoin’s price fell Monday on larger macroeconomic concerns while lower Ethereum fees benefit hardcore DeFi users. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $13,011 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 0.33% over the previous 24 hours.…

The Crypto for Congress initiative has launched. All members of Congress will be given bitcoin as campaign contributions to help them learn about cryptocurrency. The initiative is supported by Congressional Blockchain Caucus members, including pro-crypto…

Amy Webb, a quantitative futurist and founder of the strategic foresight firm Future Today Institute, thinks the world can, indeed, get worse. In her most recent book “2020 Tech Trend Report: Strategic Trends that Will…

If you’ve ventured on to Crypto Twitter this year, you may have seen a tweet from the meme account WTF Happened in 1971? Created in March, the account posts numerous times a week to its…

The world’s largest banks lost a considerable amount of market valuation amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report that estimates financial incumbents lost $635 billion. Between December 2019 and August 2020, the market…

The sentiment around Bitcoin (BTC) has become noticeably positive after the breakout above $12,000 in August. If this momentum continuously strengthens over the medium term and BTC hits $16,500, it would equal JPMorgan’s market cap.…

The recent crypto market slump has driven massive trade volumes on centralized exchanges, but peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platforms actually saw a sharp decline in activity. Latin-America was the only region to buck the trend. The…

In mid-August the U.S. stock market defied odds and mainstream media claimed after the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index touched new heights on August 18, it ‘officially’ ended the “shortest bear market in history.” Interestingly…

Bitcoin kick-started the week by popping above $12,000 as the dollar dropped as the Asian market opened. This sudden rally reflects the cryptocurrency’s fresh appeal as a safe haven asset. Bitcoin has caught bids alongside…

A bipartisan quartet of US congressmen wants the IRS taxation policy not to dissuade taxpayers from participating in blockchain token staking. These politicians believe America’s ingenuity can help drive this promising staking technology. The four…

Bitcoin’s signature volatility is finally returning, but not even the crypto market has been pumping like Kodak stocks. The photography powerhouse surged Wednesday as high as 500% intraday following news the Trump administration tapped the…

Lex Sokolin, a CoinDesk columnist, is Global Fintech co-head at ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based blockchain software company. The following is adapted from his Fintech Blueprint newsletter. We have a beautiful Ethereum garden. In it, we grow cash…