Total: $0.00
Current Price

News From Coindesk

Subscribe to News From Coindesk feed News From Coindesk
Leader in blockchain news.
Updated: 1 hour 3 min ago

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Decline as Network Congestion Eases

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 12:10
After facing a heavy load of transactions earlier this month, bitcoin's network has returned to a more normal level, recent developments suggest.

Bitcoin News Roundup for May 27, 2020

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 12:00
While the yuan weakens against the U.S. dollar, Coinbase makes an acquisition to grow its institutional trading infrastructure. It's another episode of CoinDesk's the Markets Daily podcast.

CryptoKitties Creator Debuts NBA Game on Its Own Blockchain

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:00
Blockchain meets basketball in the newest game from Dapper Labs, the developers of CryptoKitties.

Number of Bitcoins on Crypto Exchanges Hits 18-Month Low

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:19
The total amount of bitcoins held in cryptocurrency exchanges wallets dropped to an 18-month low just above 2.3 million on Monday, according to data estimates from Glassnode.

Google Signs On as Network Validator for Blockchain Video Network Theta

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:07
Google is teaming up with Theta Labs in a move meant to help the video delivery network onboard users through Google Cloud.

Kingdom Trust Partners With Kraken to Offer Hybrid Crypto-Fiat Retirement Accounts

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 08:00
South Dakota's Kingdom Trust is teaming with Kraken to offer a retirement savings platform where users can manage stocks, ETFs and crypto in one account.

First Mover: EOS Has Still to Prove Itself After Spiraling Down This Past Year

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 07:37
Nearly two years after EOS first launched, the so-called "ethereum killer" has been able to surmount some of the problems that have previously hamstrung it. But is that enough?

Coinbase Buys Tagomi as ‘Foundation’ of Institutional Trading Arm

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 07:00
Crypto exchange Coinbase is finally acquiring Tagomi, a prime brokerage platform specializing in digital asset trading for institutional clients.

Crypto Custodian BitGo Joins Race to Provide Prime Brokerage Services

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 07:00
BitGo is entering the prime brokerage space following the launch of its lending business, announcing a new entity to serve institutional traders.

Slipping Yuan May be Good for Bitcoin Price, Past Data Suggests

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:19
With historical data suggesting an intermittent correlation, bitcoin traders may do well to keep an eye on the ongoing slide in the yuan, analysts say.

TradeLens to Digitize India’s Largest Private Port Operator

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 05:26
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone is set to utilize the IBM-Maersk platform to speed up processes after COVID-19 highlighted issues with the existing system.

Brazilian Retailer Eyes Services for the Unbanked With Acquisition of FinTech Firm Airfox

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 04:31
Via Varejo snapped up the Boston-based firm to further its aim of providing financial services to millions of unbanked Brazilians.

Private Firms Can Boost Central Bank Digital Currencies, IMF Official Says

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 17:30
Synthetic CBDCs could let the private sector manage digital currencies backed by central banks, says the IMF's Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Can’t Stick to $9,000 While Stocks Rally

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 17:06
While bitcoin has been trending lower, Tuesday’s big winner in the markets are equities.

Deglobalization and Other Narrative Violations, Feat. Geoff Lewis

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:00
In a world where conventional wisdom has never been more up for grabs, one VC explains why there is opportunity in alternative narratives.

Look to Design, Not Laws, to Protect Privacy in the Surveillance Age

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:31
In the smart home era, we need to take privacy protection into our own hands, says the co-founder of IoTeX. Privacy laws won't help us.

Polkadot Goes Live as Web3 Foundation Pushes Prospective Mainnet

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:30
Polkadot is now live, following the launch of its first “chain candidate” (CC1).

Blockchain Bites: Facebook’s Calibra Facelift and Tencent’s ‘New Infrastructure’ Investments

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 13:33
Facebook's digital wallet subsidiary has rebranded as Novi while a series of bitcoin transactions cast doubt on Craig Wright's claims.

To See Libra’s Potential, Look at the Philippines, Not the US

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 12:08
Some have written off Libra as a watered-down project. But you can see its potential in places where Facebook use is high and payment standards are low.

Bitcoin News Roundup for May 26, 2020

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 12:00
Remember that time you claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto? It's the inevitable return of CoinDesk's Markets Daily Bitcoin News Roundup.