Australian Regulator Gives Green Light to App-Based Retail Bitcoin Fund

Australia's finance watchdog has given the go-ahead to a bitcoin fund aimed at retail investors.The first such fund in the country, the bitcoin offering...

After Sudden 8% Drop, Bitcoin Bulls Must Defend Price Support at $8,460

ViewBitcoin's dramatic overnight fall from $9,200 is telling a tale of buyer exhaustion. A break below Sunday's low of $8,461 would invalidate the recent...

London-Listed Argo Blockchain Reports 10-Fold Increase in Bitcoin Mining Revenue in 2019

Bitcoin mining form Argo Blockchain says it took 10 times more revenue in 2019 than in the previous year.In a press release posted on...

Bitfinex Investor’s Crypto Lending Startup Posts $2.3M in 2019 Revenue

China-based RenrenBit, a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency lending and wallet startup, has disclosed it took $600,000 in net income from revenue of $2.3 million in 2019.The...

How Was It Possible for Bitmain to Oust Its Largest Shareholder Overnight?

Co-founder Ketuan “Micree” Zhan was stripped of his director role at not only Beijing Bitmain Technology, but the cryptocurrency miner maker's parent entity, BitMain...

Why the World Economic Forum Is Creating a Blockchain ‘Bill of Rights’

Sheila Warren is the Head of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology at the World Economic Forum. Sumedha Deshmukh is a Project Specialist on the...

Decentralization Philosophy Part 1 – From Buddha to the Conquistadors

Earlier this week, the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss decentralization in blockchain projects, the historical context of decentralized organizations, the robustness it...

Plaintiffs Combine Their Market-Manipulation Lawsuits Against Bitfinex and Tether

Plaintiffs in three separate putative class action lawsuits against Bitfinex and Tether have moved to consolidate their cases, according to a Thursday court filing.Court...

Grasping Lightning: Mapping the Key Players in Bitcoin’s Next Phase

You might have heard of bitcoin's "lightning network," but don't know what's going on with it right now. Who are the mysterious big players...

The Prospect of Building a New International Monetary System Is Getting Real

This is part of a series of op-eds previewing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. CoinDesk will be on the ground in Davos from Jan....