Crypto

Why Crypto Crackdowns In India And Nigeria Are Resurging
Why Crypto Crackdowns in India and Nigeria Are Resurgent
India and Nigeria create new laws to restrict access to cryptocurrency exchanges. Nikhilesh De, regulatory reporter at CoinDesk, gives reasons for this resurgence, pointing to...
Why Crypto Crackdowns In India And Nigeria Are Resurging

Bitcoin Energy Footprint Comparable To Dollar Infrastructure
Bitcoin Energy Footprint Comparable to Dollar Infrastructure
Bitcoin’s energy footprint draws comparisons to other payment networks like Visa, but Castle Island Ventures General Partner Nic Carter claims such comparisons are misleading...
Bitcoin Energy Footprint Comparable To Dollar Infrastructure

Brian Brooks Reacts To Tesla's Purchase of $1.5B Bitcoin and Resulting BTC Price Rise To All Time High
Brian Brooks Reacts to Tesla’s Purchase of $1.5B Bitcoin and Resulting BTC Price Rise to All-Time High
Tesla’s Bitcoin purchase sends BTC soaring to over $44K. The company also plans to accept BTC as payment. Former Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks weighs in, she...
Brian Brooks Reacts To Tesla's Purchase of $1.5B Bitcoin and Resulting BTC Price Rise To All Time High

Privacy, Security, and Transparency: What Voters Want From Tech in 2020
Privacy, Security, and Transparency: What Voters Want From Tech in 2020
CoinDesk went down to the South Carolina Democratic primaries to talk with the delegates, candidates and voters about the future of crypto. The bottom line?
Privacy, Security, and Transparency: What Voters Want From Tech in 2020

Wealthsimple caters to millennial investors with the same zeal as its southern peer. (Wealthsimple)
Wealthsimple, Robinhood of the North, Jumps Into Canada’s Crypto Sandbox
The millennial-friendly investments app is working with regulators on its upcoming bitcoin and ether trading service.
Wealthsimple caters to millennial investors with the same zeal as its southern peer. (Wealthsimple)

"Crypto Dad" Chris Giancarlo Talks About the New Digitization of Value
“Crypto Dad” Chris Giancarlo Talks About the New Digitization of Value
Former CFTC Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems – the older systems associated with the pre-digital age – as hopelessly obsolete. He aims to fix them.
"Crypto Dad" Chris Giancarlo Talks About the New Digitization of Value

Privacy, Security, and Transparency: What Voters Want From Tech in 2020
Privacy, Security and Transparency: What Voters Want From Tech in 2020
CoinDesk went down to the South Carolina Democratic Primaries to talk with the delegates, candidates, and voters about the future of crypto. The bottom line?
Privacy, Security, and Transparency: What Voters Want From Tech in 2020

India
Why Bitcoin Bulls Are Betting on Explosive Growth in India
Demand for bitcoin is up in India, thanks in part to the economic crisis. But Indian tech startups are more focused on Ethereum.
India

A voting ballot from the March 2020 election in Israel. (Credit: Shutterstock)
With Token Uptick and Israeli Election Work, It's Been a Busy Year for Bancor's Founders
Bancor, the decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol, has seen a number of interesting developments in the first half of 2020.
A voting ballot from the March 2020 election in Israel. (Credit: Shutterstock)

Michelle Phan (Credit: Mark Sacro for CoinDesk)
Crypto Influencers Are Following the Beauty Playbook – Even if They Don't Know It
Here's how influencer marketing drives the crypto industry – especially for product sales like hardware wallets and debit cards.
Michelle Phan (Credit: Mark Sacro for CoinDesk)