Payment solution BitPay will soon accept ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, according to an announcement from the company today. With BitPay, subscribing businesses will be able to pay in bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and ether, along with...
Regulatory pressure on cryptocurrency exchanges to stop providing users with access to so-called privacy coins is growing. The South Korean arm of the Malta-based OKEX exchange announced early on Monday that it is to delist five cryptocurrencies...
Liquid, a second layer tech for bitcoin created by Blockstream, just onboarded another crypto partner. The sidechain for faster BTC payments now has around 30 members, including Bitfinex, BITMex, OKCoin, and other exchanges, with the total of...
Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a weekly newsletter focused...
Hodl Hodl plans to make its software freely available so anyone can launch their own version of the peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange. Announced Saturday at the Baltic Honeybadger conference in Riga, Latvia, the plan is, in part, a recognition...
The Electric Coin Company (ECC) says it discovered a new way to scale blockchains with “recursive proof composition,” a proof to verify the entirety of a blockchain in one function. For the ECC and zcash, the new...
Crypto brokerage Tagomi released its borrowing and lending platform to the wider public, enabling investors to short cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Tagomi’s COO Kevin Johnson told CoinDesk that its new platform addresses issues that stymie institutional...
View The 4-hour chart is reporting a bullish breakout. As a result, bitcoin could challenge key resistance at $10,956 in the next few days. Daily chart indicators also indicate scope for a retest of recent highs. A UTC close...
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) wants to let futures traders make even bigger bets on bitcoin. CME announced its intention to increase in the so-called spot month position limit for its bitcoin futures contracts in a...
The French finance minister has said the nation plans to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in the EU over concerns that it poses a threat to “monetary sovereignty.” According to The Independent newspaper on Thursday, Bruno Le Maire, Economy and...