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Is a cash-based society sustainable in a pandemic? Hoarders say yes. Health experts say maybe. Visionaries say no: It’s a moment for systemic change.
CoinDesk's Michael Casey speaks with author, historian and Hoover Institution senior fellow Niall Ferguson about our disrupted world, inevitable crisis and what it could mean for money.
Law professors who've long pushed for a digital dollar worked with Congress to bring the concept to a series of coronavirus relief bills earlier this week.
HSBC is using blockchain as opposed to a traditional database because it plans to tokenize the $10B in private placements after it digitizes them.
The March 12 crash is still fresh in crypto traders’ and fund managers’ minds, leaving some to think no trading decisions are the best decisions for now.
Seismic shifts might be in the offing for the global monetary system — a phenomenon that historically has occurred in the wake of world wars.
After three weeks of listening, recording and talking bitcoin (BTC) in Africa, podcaster Anita Posch is back in part 2 of her six-part documentary podcast series. Presented in audio and full written transcript formats.
We've made it a lot easier to reach us. Our new masthead lists all CoinDesk reporters and editors, their beats and verified contact information.
It's been a week since the Hive blockchain broke off from Steem in protest. So far, the market action has been on the side of the dissidents.
Big names like IBM, Oracle and the World Health Organization (WHO) will use blockchain technology to track data relating to the coronavirus pandemic.
As another unprecedented week winds down, @NLW breaks down unlimited QE, digital dollars, the last break of institutional trust and more.
In a role reversal befitting these topsy-turvy times, Wall Street has recently seen more turbulence than the average for the top cryptocurrency.
A nominee for a CME director position argued for tokenizing certain shares and building renewable energy sources which could also mine crypto.
The newly extended rule that crypto mining farms must offset energy consumption with renewables might also be made permanent.
A scam in the UK targets crypto while Venezuela's president is charged with money laundering. It's CoinDesk's Markets Daily podcast.
Cryptocurrency firms can continue operating but must apply for a license by summer under new rules
Bitwise is hoping to draw a retail market for its Bitwise 10 Index Fund, which it intends to list on a regulated alternative trading system later this year.
Digital Farms is halting operations due to low bitcoin prices, its owner says.
Economists, analysts and big bank CEOs tell us there is nothing to fear because this time is different from 2008. If only it were so simple.
Bitcoin may not be out of the woods yet, but prospects of another sudden price crash now look to have diminished.
U.K residents are being warned against scammers claiming to offer information on locals infected with coronavirus for payments in bitcoin.
Coinbase Commerce's 8,000 retailers have processed more than $200 million since its launch two years ago.
New recycling technologies and mandates have blockchains playing a role: measuring action and demonstrating it to the public.
EOS creator Block.one has acquired the team behind once-prominent block producer EOS New York, which has now entirely ceased operations.
The bankruptcy trustee overseeing the winding up of crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, will be turning all user information over to the Canada Revenue Agency.
American and European equity markets extended their gains on Thursday while major cryptocurrencies made only slight moves on the day.