Crypto trading platform bitFlyer is developing a digital wallet for Brave browser users in Japan, the companies announced Thursday.  BitFlyer, which claims to be Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by bitcoin trading volume, has partnered with the privacy-focused browser’s subsidiary, Brave Software International SEZC, which performs token operations, to offer...
Coinbase has scheduled its first-ever investor day on Aug. 14, amid rumors that the crypto exchange is exploring a public stock listing. It is unclear, however, whether the virtual event is related to the rumored efforts to go public. A spokesperson confirmed the meeting is coming but said it...
Bitcoin is back at $9,200 Thursday as crypto derivatives helped push its price down and equities closed lower. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $9,211 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET), slipping 2.3% over the previous 24 hours.Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $9,154-$9,469BTC below 10-day and 50-day moving average, a bearish signal...
A 35-year-old Romanian programmer of the Bitclub Network pleaded guilty on Thursday to his role in establishing the mining pool Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of hundreds of millions of dollars in bitcoin. DisclosureThe leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic...
The official WikiLeaks Shop, an offshoot of the non-profit infamous for leaking government secrets, now accepts bitcoin Lightning payments.  All proceeds from the online store, which sells WikiLeaks T-shirts and other swag, goes to fund WikiLeaks operations. The shop already accepts bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies for payments. Now,...
Tey Elrjula is a tech entrepreneur, a refugee and the author of “The Invisible Son,” now available for pre-sale.  Bitcoin is good for whatever you need. I’ve used it to order pizza and to build a fulfilling career, despite all types of hardships. I’ve been using bitcoin for years because...
According to the crypto exchange’s report, June was the most uneventful month for Bitcoin (BTC) trading since February and was marked by a reversal in correlation trends with gold and the S&P 500.
Directors of Canaan Creative, a publicly listed bitcoin miner manufacturer, were suddenly dropped from the company’s business registry, prompting speculation of a power grab. DisclosureThe leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial...
With bitcoin headed back up and Brazil’s real hitting new lows, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with another news roundup. While bitcoin’s range play continues, options traders look to be betting on a big move to the higher side soon.  The late Gerald Cotten wasn’t the only investor who failed...
Coinbase is said to be preparing to go public, CENTRE blasklisted a decentralized address and U.S. sanctions on China could trickle down to crypto brokerages. Here’s the story: You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto news, and why they’re significant. You...