Keep Project founder Matt Luongo discusses launching a bridge between bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) as well as what the world looks like for BTC and DeFi after COVID-19.Matt Luongo got his start in bitcoin in 2013. In 2016, he watched a pivotal moment where the "sound money,...
Binance says it's pouring millions into the global fight against the coronavirus.In an ask-me-anything (AMA) Friday, CEO Changpeng Zhao said his exchange has committed at least $2.4 million in crypto to buy sorely-needed COVID-19 medical supplies and plans to donate up to $2 million more through its philanthropic...
Cryptocurrency prices have always been roller coasters, and some rides are scarier than others. However, there may not be much difference in price volatility between the top two coins in the coming months, a key metric indicates. The spread between the three-month at-the-money implied volatility for ether (ETH) and...
Screen time around the world is way, way up, which has led to a relative surge in a small corner of the cryptocurrency space, its more casual and entertaining one.The irony here is that bitcoin was born from an economic downturn, and most diehards would have thought this...
Bitcoin bumps up and mining machines are dropping in price. It's CoinDesk's Markets Daily podcast.
Olga Feldmeier is CEO and co-founder of SMART VALOR, a European digital asset platform for trading, staking and issuance. She previously held executive positions at UBS and Barclays.  The rapid spread of the coronavirus caught most of us completely unprepared, including most of us in finance. Now is the time for most people to...
While the cryptocurrency space has moved well beyond its cypherpunk origins, some platforms are still determined to let users keep their transactions to themselves.In the works since late 2019, BlueWallet, a non-custodial mobile crypto wallet for iOS and Android, is integrating with Hodl Hodl, a peer-to-peer exchange, to...
Cambrial Capital, a crypto-focused fund of funds, is quietly winding down its operations, according to two sources familiar with the matter.The fund, which holds between $6 million and $10 million in assets under management, appears to have fallen victim to the coronavirus crisis. March 12, aka “Black Thursday,”...
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) used bitcoin wallet activity and an old exchange account as key evidence to arrest a Russian rapper on charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering. In an affidavit unsealed earlier this week, FBI special agent Samantha Shelnick said she and her team...
Trading activity for bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has picked up pace as bitcoin has extended its recent rally to levels above $7,200. CME traded $347 million worth of futures contracts Thursday – the highest since March 16. On that day, futures witnessed a trading...