William Foxley

William Foxley is a news reporter for CoinDesk. He previously worked for Messari Crypto and American Spectator. He holds investments in bitcoin.

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5 Top Car Makers Enter Field Trials for Automatic Blockchain Payments

| William Foxley

Renault, BMW, General Motors, Honda and Ford are set to begin real-world testing of blockchain IDs for cars next month.

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Token Investors May Sue After Former Korean Social Media Giant Shuts Down

| William Foxley

A once hugely popular social media site, Cyworld's abrupt closure brings uncertainty to holders of its recently launched crypto token.

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Coinbase Eyes European Growth After Winning Irish E-Money License

| William Foxley

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been granted an Irish e-money license that will bring it greater access to EU and EEA markets.

Binance Adds XRP-Pegged Token to Its Decentralized Exchange

| William Foxley

The world's leading crypto exchange by volume announced the addition of XRP-BF2 to its decentralized exchange platform.

CFTC Chairman Confirms Ether Cryptocurrency Is a Commodity

| William Foxley

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert has just said ether, the world's second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is a commodity not a security.

OKEx Korea Reviewing Decision to Delist Privacy Coins Zcash and Dash

| William Foxley

OKEX Korea is reconsidering a decision to delist the privacy coins zcash and dash it announced in September.

Liquidity Provider B2C2 Launches Gold Derivative Settled in Bitcoin

| William Foxley

The U.K.-licensed firm's new product allows clients to synthetically trade gold against bitcoin and aims to capitalize on a growth in haven assets.

Ripple Extends Banking Network With Finastra Partnership

| William Foxley

Ripple's partnership with banking services firm Finastra will boost each company's capacity for cross-border payments.

Binance Now Accepting Fiat Through Alipay, WeChat

| William Foxley

The move opens the exchange to peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto transactions from China.

Bank of England Sets Out Rules for Libra Launch in the UK

| William Foxley

The central bank has finalized principles the Facebook-led cryptocurrency project must adopt before a U.K. launch.