Luis Buenaventura looks at new rules aimed at bitcoin firms in the Philippines, arguing that, cost burden aside, there's reason to be optimistic.
An announcement from the UAE last week marked an unusual development that highlights intriguing socio-economic and geopolitical trends.
Abra CEO Bill Barhydt talks to CoinDesk about the bitcoin payments startup's long-awaited global rollout next month.
Bitspark's George Harrap lists his takeaways from three years of running a bitcoin-based remittance startup.
Cross-border remittance was expected to be bitcoin’s killer app, but that just hasn't happened. CoinDesk looks at why.
MoneyGram still doesn't think bitcoin will impact its business – but it sees blockchain-powered banks as a potential way for it to cut costs.
Visa’s London-based innovation lab has announced its latest blockchain trial will focus on interbank payments.
Mizuho Financial Group announced this week it will pilot Ripple's distributed ledger technology for use in cross-currency settlement.
Bitcoin remittance startup Freemit is officially closing down, two years after the effort to build the service began.