Japanese bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has officially launched in the US after receiving approval from regulators like the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Announced today, the move concludes a private beta...
Blockchain startup Libra has today unveiled a new tax and accounting application for the institutional market, targeting businesses like crypto funds, market makers and exchanges. Called Libra Crypto Office, the app is being pitched as a way to both connect to the broader ecosystem of cryptocurrency services and automate the...
Nolan Bauerle is a former researcher and writer for the Canadian Senate Banking Committee, for which he drafted a 2015 report on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He currently heads CoinDesk research division. CoinDesk...
Never say never, but bitcoin looks set to topple the $10,000 mark across global exchanges today. While BTC is yet to pass the notable milestone on western exchanges, trading in Asia has already seen...
Spanish banking giant BBVA has successfully piloted a blockchain solution for paperless trade transactions between Europe and Latin America. The blockchain pilot, built on the Waves platform, was carried out to automate electronic submission...
The House of Lords, the upper chamber of the U.K. parliament, has released a report stressing the opportunities for distributed ledger technologies (DLT) across government services. Saying the technology could have possible applications...
Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. In this opinion piece, part of a weekly series of columns, Casey...
A platform run by former State Street executives that will allow institutional investors to buy a wide range of crypto assets, has raised a $5 million seed round. Led by Wicklow Capital with...
Bitcoin's meteoric gains are continuing unabated, with prices looking like they could pass the psychological milestone of $10,000 today. The world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization clocked a new lifetime high of $9,9731.51...
The price of bitcoin is trading above $10,000 at several South Korea-based bitcoin exchanges, market data reveals. On Bithumb – the region's largest exchange by trade volume – bitcoin is trading at roughly...