Opera Is Testing a Mobile Browser With a Built-In Crypto Wallet

In a first for the company, Opera is launching new browser software that has a built-in cryptocurrency wallet. The browser maker said Wednesday that its "new version of the Opera...
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Philippines Regulator Aims to Make $67 Million From Crypto Exchange Licensing

The authority that governs the Philippines Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport is aiming to earn $67 million just by issuing cryptocurrency exchange licenses. According to a report from the...
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Regulators Are Slowly Starting to Get It: Utility Tokens Are Real

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in  CoinDesk Weekly...
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Cryptocurrency Concept Is a 'Fallacy' Says Finnish Central Bank Advisor

"The analysis shows that the concept of a digital currency is a fallacy." Using digital currencies synonymously with the term cryptocurrencies, a paper published by the Bank of Finland and...
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LocalBitcoins Trader 'Bitcoin Maven' Sentenced to Year in Prison

A Los Angeles bitcoin trader was sentenced Monday to one year in federal prison after she admitted to operating an unlawful money transmission business. Theresa Tetley, a former stockbroker and...
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Torrent Site Pirate Bay Warns Users About Monero Mining Software

Torrent website The Pirate Bay is doubling down on its plan to use visitors' processing power to mine crypto. In a disclaimer recently added to the bottom of its homepage,...
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SEC Settles Trader Lawsuit Tied to Blockchain Firm Stock Sales

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled with two Nevada men over charges that they illegally profited from sales of stock in a claimed blockchain company, according to...
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More Than Half of ICOs Fail Within 4 Months, Study Suggests

While over 4,000 ICO projects have managed to raise a combined total of around $12 billion to date – and most since January 2017 – a majority of them fail within...
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100 Merchants Can Now Trial Bitcoin's Lightning Network Risk Free

A few lucky merchants now have one less obstacle to accepting bitcoin payments via the Lightning Network . Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, payment processing startup CoinGate is opening up a...
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PBoC Will 'Crush' Foreign ICOs Targeting Chinese Investors: Official

A vice governor of the People's Bank of China (PBoC) has again issued strong statements against initial coin offerings (ICOs), singling out those that have moved overseas, but are still...
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Bitcoin Bull Bias Fades as Price Drops Below $6.5K



Bitcoin (BTC) is on the defensive today and could suffer deeper losses in the next few days should the bulls fail to defend the key moving average (MA) support, the...
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Crypto Tycoon Resigns From Blockchain Fund After Alleged Defamation

Li Xiaolai, a noted cryptocurrency investor and early bitcoin evangelist in China, has resigned from his role as managing partner of the $1 billion Hangzhou Xiong'An Blockchain Fund after alleged...
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R3 Launches Corda Enterprise With First-Ever 'Blockchain Firewall'

More than a year in the making, Corda Enterprise has arrived. Announced Tuesday, blockchain startup R3 has released a paid version of its signature open-source Corda blockchain technology, one that...
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Augur Is Live: Decentralized Prediction Market Launches After 2-Year Beta

Augur is finally live. The decentralized platform for betting on real-world predictions was one of the first applications built on top of the ethereum blockchain , and its creators  sold...
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Czech Investment Bank Raising $100 Million for Blockchain Fund

Benson Oak, an investment bank based in Prague, Czech Republic, has announced it is raising $100 million to launch an investment fund dedicated to the Israeli market and taking a...
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BitGo Adds 57 Ethereum Tokens In Largest-Ever Custody Service Expansion

The wider world of crypto tokens is becoming a bit more accessible to institutional investors. The security startup BitGo exclusively told CoinDesk on Tuesday, July 10, it will expand its...
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$7K Back in Play? Price Indicators Shift In Bitcoin Rally's Favor




It may not have been the asset's biggest rally, but it's hard to say bitcoin isn't building on gains. Since hitting an annual low of $5,785 in June , bitcoin...
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$13.5 Million in Crypto Stolen From Token Platform Bancor

Token creation platform Bancor has gone offline following a "security breach" that took place Monday morning that saw the platform lose millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency. Bancor posted on...
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1 Million Computers Hacked to Mine $2 Million-Worth of Cryptos

Cryptocurrency mining malware that infected over a million computers in China reportedly earned its creators more than $2 million over two years. According to a local news report on Monday,...
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FINRA Wants to Know All About Member Firms' Crypto Activities

A U.S. self-regulatory body for broker-dealers is requesting member firms to submit a wide range of details relating to their cryptocurrency-focused activities. In a regulatory notice issued on Friday, the...
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