Browsing the "Crypto" Tag

North Korea to Hold Its Second Crypto Conference, Telegraphing Openness

| Richard Meyer

As it conducts one missile test after the next, the pariah state issues a welcome to the crypto community.

WATCH: CoinDesk LIVE from Invest: Asia

| John Biggs

Join us for day two of our coverage in Singapore at CoinDesk's Invest: Asia conference.

New Data Gives Unprecedented Insight Into How Iranians Use Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Iranian bitcoin users are earning a significant portion of their income in crypto, and hodling for the long haul.

Korea’s SFC Chair Nominee Intends to Maintain Go-Slow Approach to Crypto

| Richard Meyer

Eun Sung-soo made reformist comments but he was still cautious about crypto and offered no boost to the sector.

Crypto Entrepreneur Jeremy Gardner Pitches Reality Show to TV Networks

| Leigh Cuen

Blockchain investor Jeremy Gardner is shopping around a reality show about his life to television networks.

Crypto Companies May Lose Access to ‘Service Provider’ Domain Names

| Daniel Kuhn

Amid a surge in applications, a DNS registrar may ban crypto firms from using .bank and .insurance domain names.

Exchange QuickBit Confirms Data Breach May Impact 300K Users

| John Biggs

The crypto exchange left a database open on the internet and leaked data for up to 300,000 users.

Altcoins Back on the Rise With Litecoin Leading the Charge

| Sebastian Sinclair

The crypto markets are once again back on the rise with litecoin (LTC) leading the way in the top 10 cryptocurrencies at CoinMarketCap.

Crypto Miners’ Electricity Shouldn’t Be Subsidized: Iranian Energy Minister

| Benedict Alibasa

Low electricity costs make Iran a popular mining destination. That could change.

Why Academics Love Bitcoin – and Crypto

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

For academics, bitcoin, and more broadly crypto, is an exciting space where the ideas they write up in papers actually get built and tested.