Amsterdam's Airport Lets Travelers Swap Leftover Euros for Cryptos

Schiphol – the international airport serving the Netherlands' capital city, Amsterdam – is launching an ATM that will allow travelers to exchange their euros for bitcoin or ethereum. The airport...
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St Louis Fed Now Tracks Crypto Prices on Its Research Database

The St. Louis division of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank is now tracking the prices of four cryptocurrencies in its research database. According to an announcement on Tuesday, Federal Reserve...
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National Chinese Science Academy Launches Blockchain Lab

China's federal science institution, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is taking part in a new research effort around blockchain. The highest academy for science in China said it had established...
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Bloomberg Terminal Adds Huobi's Cryptocurrency Market Index


Financial data firm Bloomberg is now providing the HB10 crypto market index launched by crypto exchange Huobi on its terminal service. The exchange said on Thursday that users of Bloomberg...
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Amid Crypto Bear Market, Attention Turns to Small-Time Investors

"It's all being bought by retail." Speaking at CB Insights' Future of Fintech conference Wednesday, Nasdaq president and CEO Adena Friedman hit on a theme almost everyone at the event...
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Winklevoss Brothers Score Another Crypto Investment Patent

Crypto exchange Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have long sought the creation of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund. And while that process remains in flux, a company tied to the...
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Crypto Cries Foul In Wake of Tether's Dollar Token Report









Too good to be true? That's what some are wondering after Tether, the makers of the dollar-pegged crypto asset, USDT, made an announcement Wednesday insisting that its tokens – valued...
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Trump Official Argues for 'Sweet Spot' in Crypto Regulation

The U.S. government needs to find the "sweet spot" in its oversight of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said on Wednesday. Speaking at...
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House Rules Politicians Must Disclose Crypto Investments Above $1K

Members of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress, must begin disclosing cryptocurrency investments that exceed $1,000. The guidance was laid out in a June 18...
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Robinhood CEO: It's 'Very Foolish' to Rule Out Bitcoin

More than 1 million people signed up to trade cryptocurrencies in the days after mobile trading app Robinhood first announced the feature, co-CEO Vlad Tenev said at CB Insights' Future...
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Enigma Protocol to Integrate Smart Contracts Tech With Intel Systems

Intel is working with blockchain startup Enigma to help secure its privacy-enhancing smart contracts. As previously  reported  by CoinDesk, secret contracts are a type of smart contract for public blockchains that...
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The SEC Just Froze One ICO's Accounts for a Second Time

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is once again taking action against a co-founder of the PlexCoin cryptocurrency project, having previously sued him for securities violations and fraud in 2017. On...
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Singer Akon Announces Cryptocurrency and Plans for Real-Life 'Wakanda'

Add Akon to the list of celebrities who are launching their own cryptocurrencies. The 45-year-old "Smack It" singer announced Monday at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity that he not...
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Tether Review Claims Crypto Asset Fully Backed – But There's a Catch

Nearly six months after parting ways with its auditor, Tether has finally produced a third-party report proclaiming that its cryptocurrency is fully backed by U.S. dollars – with some big...
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Brazil's Central Bank Plans Blockchain Data Exchange for Regulators

Brazil could soon have a new blockchain platform to ensure the authenticity of information exchanged between the country's financial authorities. Brazil's central bank, Banco Central do Brasil (BCB), announced Tuesday...
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Bitcoin Price Steady Above $6K Despite Bithumb Hack



Bitcoin (BTC) suffered a minor dip last night after it was revealed that hackers had again breached a major cryptocurrency exchange, but the charts still favor a corrective rally to...
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A UK Exchange Is Launching Litecoin Futures Trading

U.K.-based cryptocurrency futures trading platform Crypto Facilities is launching a litecoin (LTC) derivative product. According to an announcement on Wednesday, the new U.S. dollar-denominated service will go live on Friday,...
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Bithumb $31 Million Crypto Exchange Hack: What We Know (And Don't)

On Wednesday, roughly 35 billion Korean won (around $31 million) in cryptocurrency was stolen by hackers from the South Korea-based exchange Bithumb. Although the breach may not be as severe...
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EOS Locked 7 Accounts and This Has Implications for Everyone in Crypto

In an effort to stop several thefts, seven accounts on the EOS blockchain were frozen on June 17. At face value, many will see this move by the 21 block...
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Nasdaq Blockchain Trial Resolves Margin Calls 'in Minutes'

A group of industry stakeholders has developed a blockchain platform to transfer collateral to central counterparties when trading securities.  Stock exchange operator Nasdaq announced Tuesday that its clearing arm, along...
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