Major online payments company PayPal today announced the launch of a service that will allow its customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin, along with other select cryptocurrencies, directly from their PayPal accounts. This could…

Fintech enabler Plaid, which connects traditional bank accounts to thousands of digital platforms, including crypto exchange Coinbase, is quietly working with at least two decentralized finance (DeFi) startups. Plaid’s head of UK, Keith Grose, a…

Visa-owned fintech enabler Plaid, which connects traditional bank accounts to thousands of digital platforms, including crypto exchange Coinbase, is quietly working with at least two decentralized finance (DeFi) startups. Plaid’s head of UK, Keith Grose,…

Tether Freezes Millions of Dollars USDT in 40 Addresses Amid Regulatory Pressure Stablecoin issuer Tether has blacklisted 40 Ethereum addresses holding millions of dollars of the tether cryptocurrency, 24 of which were banned this year.…

J.P. Koning, a CoinDesk columnist, worked as an equity researcher at a Canadian brokerage firm and is a financial writer at a large Canadian bank. He runs the popular Moneyness blog. The Federal Reserve’s annual…

Rumors that PayPal and Venmo are poised to offer direct sales of Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies, made headlines yesterday. There has been no official confirmation from PayPal yet. But the news coming from several different…

The crypto and fintech spheres are abuzz with news that PayPal could potentially be making an entrance into the cryptocurrency sphere by offering its users the ability to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. But are the…

Assemblyperson Ron Kim wants his constituents to be self-sovereign. The trouble is, his constituents don’t know what that means.  A member of the New York State Assembly representing District 40 as part of the Democrat…

When Jack Dorsey founded Square in February 2009, Bitcoin was all of one month old. In fact, Satoshi Nakamoto and Dorsey were likely laying the groundwork for their respective creations concurrently in the year prior.…