William Foxley

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

Circle CEO: China’s Digital Currency Could “Bypass Western Banking System”

| William Foxley

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire said China is setting the pace in the development of a digital currency equivalent of its fiat currency, the renminbi.

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Maker Foundation Tried and Failed to Register ‘DEFI’ Trademark

| William Foxley

Under current law, the responsibility of defending trademarks falls on the holder of the trademark.

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Rwanda’s Central Bank Is Researching a Possible Digital Currency Launch

| William Foxley

The National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) is looking at other countries, specifically Canada, the Netherlands, and Singapore’s central bank digital…

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Blockchain Education Initiatives Launch at California Universities

| William Foxley

A VC-backed blockchain firm aiding student groups at Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge is officially rolling out its programs at three California…

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White House Advisory Says Cryptocurrencies Used for Fentanyl Purchases

| William Foxley

The White House advisories state "convertible virtual currencies," particularly bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, and monero, are actively being used…

Gemini Heads Down Under With Crypto Exchange Launch in Australia

| William Foxley

Australia becomes the latest international location for the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange.

You Can Now Earn Bitcoin Rewards for Postmates Purchases

| William Foxley

Postmates has become the latest partner for Lolli's bitcoin rewards service.

Vitalik Buterin: Increasing Transaction Costs Risk Limiting Ethereum Adoption

| William Foxley

Buterin said altering verification could lower fees by a factor of 100 per transaction, freeing space for organizations to build on the blockchain.

Austrian Telecommunications Giant to Accept Cryptocurrency

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Founded in 1881, the A1 mobile network is looking to add dash, ethereum, litecoin, stellar, and ripple as payment options.

SEC Settles With ICO Service Over Undisclosed Payments for Reviews

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ICORating agreed to pay $106,998 in interest and a civil penalty of $162,000 without commenting on the SEC's findings.