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Bitcoin Noticeably Absent From Senate Hearing on Facebook’s Libra

5 hours 5 min ago
For a panel about a proposed cryptocurrency, Tuesday's Senate Facebook hearing was light on actual crypto talk.

Cuba Libra? Island Nation Slowly Explores Cryptocurrency Options

5 hours 19 min ago
Cuba highlights the difference between bitcoin and corporate token projects like Facebook's Libra.

German Finance Minister: Facebook Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Compete with the Euro

7 hours 20 min ago
“The issuance of a currency does not belong in the hands of a private company," according to Germany's finance minister.

‘Expect Chaos’: Polkadot to Launch Experimental Kusama Network This Summer

8 hours 50 min ago
Polkadot will be launching an experimental "canary network" called Kusama for early application testing and development.

CoinDesk LIVE: Unpacking the Libra Hearings

9 hours 25 min ago
CoinDesk LIVE presents opinions and commentary on Libra's hard road ahead. Join six experts and our own editors for a detailed discussion of the future of Mark Zuckerberg's cryptocurrency.

Facebook’s Marcus Says He’d Accept 100% of His Pay in Libra

10 hours 7 min ago
Facebook blockchain exec David Marcus told lawmakers he would be willing to accept 100 percent of his salary in Libra.

Watch the Facebook Libra Hearing Live

10 hours 43 min ago
Facebook's hearing in front of the U.S. Senate is live online and we will be running commentary all day.

Tether Accidentally Minted $5 Billion of Its Stablecoins, Then Deleted Them

11 hours 38 min ago
Stablecoin issuer Tether accidentally created $5 billion-worth of its USDT stablecoin at the weekend, before promptly destroying them again.

Facebook’s Libra Should Be Regulated Like a Security, Says Former CFTC Chair

12 hours 20 min ago
Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler believes Facebook's Libra looks – and should be regulated like – a security.

Traditional Money Could Be ‘Surpassed’ By E-Money, Stablecoins: IMF Paper

12 hours 49 min ago
A new IMF paper suggests that cash and bank deposits could be left behind as digital money and fiat-pegged cryptos see greater adoption.

Hackers Are Turning Binance’s Stolen Bitcoin Into Fiat

13 hours 50 min ago
Another tranche of stolen funds have hit exchanges and are being turned into fiat.

Key Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bearish in First Since December

14 hours 20 min ago
The widely tracked MACD bitcoin price indicator has turned bearish for the first time in seven months.

Binance Eyes Launch of Crypto Exchange in South Korea

14 hours 50 min ago
Binance is "working with local partners" on the launch of a branch in South Korea, CEO Changpeng Zhao has reportedly said.

Crypto Companies Offer Deals to Amazon Prime Day Shoppers

15 hours 20 min ago
These three blockchain firms are offering discounts in honor of the Amazon ecommerce extravaganza.

Top Republican Touts Blockchain Privacy as Alternative to Regulating Big Tech

16 hours 35 min ago
U.S. House minority leader Kevin McCarthy has argued for the use of blockchain networks in protecting users' data from "exploitation."

Polkadot Tokens Valued at $75 Pre-Launch in Crypto ‘Futures’ Offering

21 hours 20 min ago
They don't exist yet, but you can soon buy Polkadot tokens from CoinFLEX via a new mechanism: the initial futures offering (IFO).

Polychain Leads $7 Million Round in Crypto Trading Desk Altonomy

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:00
Altonomy, a trading desk and cloud mining company, has raised $7 million in equity investment.

Huobi’s Burns 116 Percent More Tokens Amid Quarterly Revenue Gains

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:00
“There are two big trends reflecting the size of this quarter’s buyback. The first is a rapidly strengthening market for digital assets and the other is the increasing popularity of our entire product line," said Huobi Group CEO, Leon Li.

Crypto Genius or Fake? The Craig Wright Saga Explained

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 16:30
Craig Wright may or may not be Satoshi Nakamoto but his appearance in court doesn't bode well for the cryptographer.

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Is ‘Not Comfortable’ With Facebook’s Libra

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:02
In a press conference Monday, Mnuchin voiced the Trump administration's concerns with Facebook's Libra and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.