With a forthcoming product that may entice more decentralized finance (DeFi) players to incorporate bitcoin-backed tokens, Thesis has closed a $7.7 million deal by selling its Keep tokens to some of crypto’s top investors. Announced Thursday, Thesis will shortly debut TBTC, a trustless platform for making bitcoin-backed tBTC tokens...
With a forthcoming product that may entice more decentralized finance (DeFi) players to incorporate bitcoin-backed tokens, Thesis has closed a $7.7 million deal by selling its Keep tokens to some of crypto’s top investors. Announced Thursday, Thesis will shortly debut TBTC, a trustless platform for making bitcoin-backed tBTC tokens...
CoinTracker has partnered with a number of prominent blockchain industry firms, opening up its cryptocurrency portfolio tracking and tax reporting product to more users.The Y Combinator-backed firm built by former Google employees was added by crypto derivatives platform ErisX as service partner on Wednesday. That came alongside five...
After three weeks of listening, recording and talking bitcoin (BTC) in Africa, podcaster Anita Posch is back in part 3 of her six-part documentary podcast series. Presented in audio and full written transcript below. Listen/subscribe to the CoinDesk Podcast feed for unique perspectives and fresh daily insight with Apple...
Binance just bought the top of the funnel.The largest cryptocurrency exchange by market volume has acquired popular data site CoinMarketCap (CMC) for an undisclosed price, the companies announced Thursday. Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao told CoinDesk the deal closed March 31, although a verbal agreement had been reached...
ViewHistorical data suggests bitcoin could put in a positive performance in the second quarter. Bitcoin is currently trapped in a pennant pattern on the daily chart. A breakout will likely yield a rally toward $8,000. A pennant breakdown would put the bears in a commanding position and open...
In times of crisis, people look to their government – or, at least, they want to. They may not have actual faith in the state’s capacity against a pandemic. But many of us want to believe there's someone with a higher plan. Coronavirus is a test of our faith and...
Osho Jha is an investor, data scientist and tech company executive who enjoys finding and analyzing unique data sets for investing in both public and private markets. Many bullish investment theses for bitcoin are grounded in expectations that the upcoming halving of block rewards will cause the BTC price...
Bitcoin and ether are trending down as traditional markets closed in the red Wednesday. On a 24-hour basis, bitcoin (BTC) was in the red 4 percent Wednesday afternoon Eastern time and ether (ETH) was down 3 percent. Most other cryptocurrencies were off as well. Notable assets down in the dumps...
The coronavirus pandemic has touched every corner of the world economy – even the seedy underbelly of internet commerce.Customers spent fewer bitcoins at darknet markets over the last two months despite the slide in the cryptocurrency's price, according to data from blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis. Darknet markets are...