Fiat-to-Crypto ‘Carry Trade’ May Tempt Traders Tired of Negative Interest Rates

by Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin May Rise toward $8,800, Short-Term Cross Indicates

| Omkar Godbole

A short-term bitcoin price indicator has turned bullish, strengthening the case for a test of key resistance above $8,800.

Casa Is Helping Bitcoin Investors Pass on Their Holdings When They Die

| Daniel Palmer

The bitcoin custody provider has launched a new service to help holders ensure their assets are passed to loved ones in the event of their death. Acquires Japanese Blockchain Developer 03 Labs

| Danny Nelson

The deal, which closed recently for an undisclosed sum, will see O3 Labs’ eight-person developer team integrate into

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Opera Browser Adds Bitcoin Payments to Android Update

| Danny Nelson

The enhanced crypto functionality will let Opera for android users make bitcoin payments from its built-in digital wallet and interact with dapps on…

Japan’s Third Largest Bank Completes Blockchain Trade Finance Test

| Richard Meyer

The third largest bank by assets in Japan, is set to begin utilizing R3's Marco Polo trade finance blockchain on a commercial basis by the end of…

Michael Terpin Urges FCC to Curb Crypto Fraud That Cost Him $24 Million

| Nathan DiCamillo

Terpin plans to distribute his letter to a major mobile industry conference.

WATCH: UNICEF’s Crypto Fund Plans to Pay for Internet in Public Schools

| Christine Kim

UNICEF and the ethereum community are teaming up to help wire up needy schools.

Former Fed Nominee Stephen Moore Backs Fractional Reserve Stablecoin

| Danny Nelson

Stephen Moore, whose failed bid to join the Fed imploded within months, has a new plan to disrupt global finance: a fractional reserved-backed…

WATCH: Ecash Creator David Chaum On His New ‘Quantum-Resistant’ Cryptocurrency, Praxxis 

| John Biggs

We spoke with Chaum at Devcon in Osaka, Japan where he shared his vision for a more secure blockchain.

As Lightning’s Economy Takes Shape, Devs Are Split on Proposed Fee Hike

| William Foxley

At the lightning network's inaugural conference in Berlin, the future economics of the bitcoin payment technology took center stage.