CoinDesk is partnering with DC Fintech Week, one of the world’s premier policy and regulation-focused digital currency conferences, to produce a special edition of CoinDesk Live.  The virtual event, which runs Oct. 19-22, brings together…

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…

Entrepreneur and popular author Jeff Booth has predicted a grim future for fiat currencies, expecting them to fail as central banks keep printing money. Foreseeing an unavoidable, severe depression and banking failure, he believes bitcoin…

Hong Kong investors are moving their gold offshore as China’s new national security law prompts fears of financial censorship. Some 10% of private holdings have been moved to safer jurisdictions such as Singapore and Switzerland…

Cryptocurrency adoption is growing rapidly in Slovenia. More than 1,000 locations in the country now accept cryptocurrency payments, including cafes, restaurants, dentists, hair salons, and hotels. Cryptocurrency Adoption Soars in Slovenia The number of locations…

The number of bitcoin ATM locations has been rising steadily. Almost 9,000 bitcoin ATMs have been installed worldwide. The U.S. leads as the country with the largest number of bitcoin ATMs, followed by Canada and…

News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers Lead Writer at News.Bitcoin.com, Jamie Redman has made Redeeem.com’s list of twelve influential go-to crypto bloggers. Redeeem says the list comprises names behind…

Every year has a handful of days that you’ll never forget. Sometimes for great reasons, sometimes for awful ones, and sometimes because a level of noise and action coalesces into an awareness that something big…

Here are a few points about why “cyberspace,” or a computer-mediated network, is more hospitable than physical locations for the kind of “crypto-anarchy” libertarian system I’ve been describing. Several folks have commented recently about ocean-going…

The total number of Bitcoin ATMs has now passed 8,000 worldwide. According to monitoring resource CoinATMRadar, there are currently 8,208 ATMs in 73 countries allowing users to buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins for…

From a technical perspective, Ethereum’s price action has been relatively lackluster in recent times, with buyers struggling to garner any sustainable uptrend as the crypto closely tracks Bitcoin’s price action. One data metric does indicate…

Switzerland’s financial regulator, FINMA, has approved two Zurich-based banks to offer a range of cryptocurrency services, including trading and custody. Maerki Baumann Bank subsequently announced the launch of its trading platform for major cryptocurrencies while…

There are many types of hockey-stick evolutions in new industries. Startups dream of the lying-on-its-back L shape for their sales growth. Entrepreneurs chase the “escape velocity” funding momentum. And a subsector can simmer along with…

After bitcoin's much-hyped halving failed to generate a price rally, crypto traders have been turning to a new bullish investment thesis: the possibility the Federal Reserve might cut its benchmark interest rate to below zero.…

After bitcoin's much-hyped halving failed to generate a price rally, crypto traders are already turning to a new bullish investment thesis: the possibility the Federal Reserve might cut its benchmark interest rate below zero. Fed…

On May 4, 2020, the blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis published a three-part series covering a crypto Ponzi scheme, North Korea, and Iran’s use of digital currencies like bitcoin. The company’s research papers discuss the Poland-based…