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Indian Supreme Court Wraps up Crypto Hearing for the Year

[Indian Supreme Court Wraps up Crypto Hearing for the Year]The Supreme Court of India called on for hearing on Monday the writ petitions challenging the banking restriction by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:30:42 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Discusses His Plan for Cryptocurrencies

[Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Discusses His Plan for Cryptocurrencies]Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has detailed his plans to regulate the digital economy if he were to become the President of the United States.

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 03:30:55 +0000 by Bitcoin News

US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF Guidelines

[US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF Guidelines]The U.S.

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:30:27 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of Grin Transactions

[Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of all Grin Transactions]The Mimblewimble privacy technology used by cryptocurrencies such as Beam and Grin is broken.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:30:20 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Nexinter – Profit Sharing Crypto Exchange

[Nexinter - Profit Sharing Crypto Exchange]Today, Nexinter, the digital fiat-crypto and custodian exchange, has announced that it will be the profit sharing digital exchange in the world.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:30:57 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Coinex Chain Launches Two Tokens Anchored to BTC and BCH

[Coinex Chain Launches Two Tokens Anchored to BTC and BCH]On November 15, the digital currency trading platform Coinex announced the launch of two Coinex Chain tokens that are anchored to BTC and BCH.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:30:12 +0000 by Bitcoin News

With Christmas Approaching, Here Are Some Travel Sites Accepting Crypto

[With Christmas Approaching, Here Are Some Travel Sites Accepting Crypto]Traveling for the Christmas holidays is something anyone would enjoy.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:30:16 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Crisis Fears Rise as Global Debt Hits a Record $250 Trillion

[Economic Crisis Fears Rise as Global Debt Hits a Record $250 Trillion]The world’s total liabilities continue to grow rapidly as a new report reveals global debt is now over a record $250 trillion.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:30:41 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Governments Viewing Crypto as a Threat Will Be Left Behind

[Governments Viewing Crypto as a Threat Will Be Left Behind]In recent commentary at a New York blockchain conference, IRS Criminal Investigation Chief John Fort said the agency is now turning its focus to crypto ATMs and kiosks, as well as American users of foreign exchanges.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:35:15 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Visa R&D Arm Develops a Blockchain System That Could Replace Financial Data Aggregators

Visa has been quietly developing a blockchain system that could upend how banks transfer data to consumer financial apps like Mint and Credit Karma.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:30:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

This Tiny Crypto Startup Has Lessons for Libra’s ‘Unbanked’ Dreams

If Facebook’s Libra project truly aims to serve the globe’s 1.7 billion unbanked, Hong Kong-based Bitspark might offer some insights.

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 08:50:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

IRS Dispels Crypto Tax Confusion

[IRS Dispels Crypto Tax Confusion]The U.S.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 22:00:39 +0000 by Bitcoin News

PODCAST: ‘Let’s Talk Bitcoin!’ Hosts Discuss Libra, China and Cargo Cults

Every Sunday, CoinDesk plays host to deep, nuanced discussions about the complex issues we cover, with the cast of the Let’s Talk Bitcoin!

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:14:32 +0000 by CoinDesk

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 19:53:07 +0000 by CoinDesk

An Army of Bitcoin Devs Is Battle-Testing Upgrades to Privacy and Scaling

Almost 200 developers are reviewing bitcoin improvement proposals that could usher in enhanced privacy and scalability for the premier cryptocurrency.

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 19:20:05 +0000 by CoinDesk

Crypto Derivatives: A Corner of the Market or the Market Itself?

Emmanuel Goh, CEO of, looks at the evolution of the crypto derivatives market, and what that says about the market overall.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 10:00:21 +0000 by CoinDesk

How to Spot Bitcoin’s Golden or Death Cross Using Simple Moving Averages

The golden cross and death cross have long helped traders predict and confirm long-term price trends.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 09:10:56 +0000 by CoinDesk

Alibaba Denies ‘Partnership’ With Lolli, Highlighting Crypto Industry Pitfalls

What really constitutes a "partnership" at the intersection of e-commerce and crypto?

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:35:10 +0000 by CoinDesk

ConsenSys Strategy Chief Steps Down to Launch Venture Fund

ConsenSys CSO Sam Cassatt is stepping down to open a new venture fund focused on "evolutionary changes in human behavior."

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:00:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

German Regulator Orders ‘KaratGold Coin’ Issuer to Cease Operations

Two more governments have taken action against entities in the Karatbars ecosystem over sales of a purportedly gold-backed cryptocurrency.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:56:29 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Falls Through Key Average as Traditional Markets Hit Record Highs

Bitcoin is at risk of another sell-off after its price fell beneath a key moving average on Nov.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:40:59 +0000 by CoinDesk

Criminal Case Against Failed WEX Crypto Exchange Points at Russian Law Enforcement

The administrator of failed crypto exchange WEX has reportedly told Russian police that he was forced to hand over users' holdings to the FSB.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:22:13 +0000 by CoinDesk

Stablecoin Crisis Could Wreck Global Finance, Fed Warns in New Report

The Fed warned that a stablecoin crisis could wreak havoc on the global economy and outlined the steps issuers must take to protect the status quo. 

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:00:03 +0000 by CoinDesk

Tether to File Motion to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Based on NYAG Claims

The company claims that plaintiffs cannot prove Tether transactions caused bitcoin’s surge or that damages were incurred.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:42:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

As Bitcoin Cash Hard Forks, Unknown Mining Pool Continues Old Chain

A rogue chain has developed following bitcoin cash's planned hard fork and has yet to cease production.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:42:55 +0000 by CoinDesk

Chainalysis Says BitForex Trading Volumes Could Be Fake

The BitForex exchange could be faking its bitcoin trading volume, according to a report by Philip Gradwell, chief economist at Chainalysis.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:20:29 +0000 by CoinDesk

China Is Poised for Another Crypto Trading Crackdown as Speculative Fever Returns

China appears set to crack down on crypto trading again after President Xi Jinping's praise for blockchain tech revived speculation in the sector.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:17:31 +0000 by CoinDesk

Nestle, Carrefour Extend Blockchain Tracking Effort to Baby Milk

Nestle and Carrefour are using IBM's Food Trust blockchain platform to track organic baby milk products "from dairy to shelf."

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:20:51 +0000 by CoinDesk

Ukrainian Railways Branch Caught Mining Crypto With State Power

The Lviv branch of Ukrainian Railways has been caught red-handed diverting company electricity to mine bitcoin.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:30:25 +0000 by CoinDesk

BRICS Nations Ponder Digital Currency to Ease Trade, Reduce USD Reliance

The BRICS association of major emerging economies has discussed developing a digital currency to facilitate trade between member nations.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:10:21 +0000 by CoinDesk