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New Zealand’s ASB Bank Takes Stake in Trade Finance Blockchain Startup

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:10
ABS has invested a "significant" amount in TradeWindow, a startup working to put trade finance on a blockchain.

This Crypto Is Worth Less Than 1 Cent. VCs Are Betting Millions on Its Future

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:00
This healthcare startup is still growing, and attracting investment, long after raising $7.2 million in a 2017 token sale.

UK’s Pensions and Welfare Department Eyes DLT for Faster Payments

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 07:15
The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions is investigating distributed ledger technology as a way to boost its payments systems.

Bitcoin’s Bulls Now Have a Target of $13.2K, Monthly Chart Suggests

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin now needs to break above $13,200 to revive the stalled bull market, a key monthly chart pattern suggests.

Coinbase Backs $4.3 Million Raise for New Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 05:51
Blade, a crypto derivatives exchange that hasn't yet launched, has already won backing from major investors including Coinbase.

UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 05:15
A more detailed U.N. report says North Korea is attacking banks via the SWIFT network, hacking crypto exchanges and cryptojacking.

Blockchain Firm Bitfury Turns to AI for Big Data Mining

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 04:19
The Bitfury Group has launched an artificial intelligence division with the aim of creating value out of the vast amounts of data now available.

60 Latin American Banks Can Now Use Bitcoin for Cross-Border Payments

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 04:00
Crypto exchange Bitex wants to decrease costs associated with cross-border banking using the bitcoin blockchain.

Investors Who Lost Big in Poloniex Flash Crash Receive Bitcoin Refunds

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:00
Poloniex allowed margin trading on the coin until a flash crash wiped out 1,800 bitcoins worth $13.5 million at the time

ICO Issuer PlexCorps Reaches Settlement With US Securities Regulator

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 22:30
Following the ruling, PlexCorps must disgorge $4.56 million in addition to some $350,000 in interest.

Amazon Managed Blockchain Gets Cloud Support

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 21:50
Amazon adds Managed Blockchain solution to its cloud storage services.

Congressional Research Service Finds Potential Blockchain Uses for Energy Sector

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 17:30
Congressional researchers detailed the current state of energy consumption related to cryptocurrency mining and potential regulations for the energy-intensive process.

Korea Prepaid Card Invests in Blockchain-As-A-Service Company Bezant

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 16:30
Korea Prepaid Card is the second largest investor in BaaS firm Bezant.

Exit Scams Swindled $3.1 Billion From Crypto Investors in 2019: Report

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 16:00
In total, investors, users, and exchanges have lost some $4.3 billion from illicit activity.

WATCH: Ted Livingston Discusses Kik’s Response to the SEC

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:30
Kik CEO Ted Livingston discussed his company's legal fight with the SEC on CoinDesk Live last week.

SEC Delays Decisions on 3 Bitcoin ETF Proposals Until Autumn

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:24
The SEC extended the time it would have to make a decision on three different bitcoin ETF proposals Monday.

Join CoinDesk at Our First Reader Meet-up in Argentina

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 13:00
Join us in Bueno Aires this Friday for our first international reader meet-up.

Crypto Code Commits Remain Near All-Time Highs, Despite Price Declines

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 13:00
A new report from Electric Capital identifies which blockchains are attracting developer activity.

Three UK Men Busted Over Bitcoin-Based Drug Ring

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:30
The trio sold their products on the dark web and shipped as far as Australia.

Colu May Buy Back ICO Tokens in Pivot Away From Blockchain

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 11:01
The blockchain startup that supported local economies will repurchase approximately 54 million tokens from its ICO sale.