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Swiss Central Bank to Explore Use of Digital Franc in Settling Trades
Switzerland's central bank and the SIX stock exchange will study how financial traders can use a central bank digital currency to settle trades of tokenized assets.
Bitcoin Trades Flat Even As Fed Signals Inflation-Boosting Balance Increase
View The Fed's decision to expand its balance sheet is seen as a long-term positive development for bitcoin by crypto market experts.
US Lawmakers Call on Payment Giants to Exit 'Chilling' Libra Project
Two U.S. Senators have publicly asked Visa, Stripe, and Mastercard to remove themselves from the Facebook-led cryptocurrency payment network, Libra.
Binance Launches P2P Trading for Chinese Yuan
Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer trading for Bitcoin, Ether and Tether against the Chinese Yuan.
French State-Owned Bank Joins $8M Lightning Network Startup Funding
One of the developers of Bitcoin's Lightning Network has secured $8 million in funding from partners, including a bank partially owned by the French state.
Poloniex Delists Clams, Pascal, Steem, Navcoin, GameCredits and LBRY
Crypto exchange Poloniex has announced that it is delisting five digital currencies: Clams, Pascal, Steem, Navcoin, GameCredits and LBRY Credits.
German Programmer 'Hacks Back' After Bitcoin Ransomware Attack
German programmer Tobias Frömel has "Hacked back" the perpetrators of the Muhstik ransomware who forced him to pay 0.09 Bitcoin to recover access to his files.
Grayscale: Institutional Interest in Crypto Doubles in Q2
A senior executive at cryptocurrency asset management giant Grayscale has stated that institutional investors are constantly piling into the space in 2019.Grayscale says institutions were always active.
Maker Foundation's Multi-Collateral Dai to Launch on Nov. 18
Rune Christensen, the CEO of the Maker Foundation, has revealed that the Multi-Collateral Dai system will be ready to launch on Nov. 18.
London Stock Exchange-Backed Nivaura Hires Senior HSBC Banker
Nivaura, a London-based regulated fintech startup backed by the London Stock Exchange Group, has hired senior banker Chris Jones from HSBC, the company said.
For Non-Profits Working With Facebook, Libra Isn't Such a Crazy Idea
Were these do-gooding organizations brought on as mere window-dressing? Women's World Banking and Mercy Corps tell CoinDesk they won't stick around if their missions aren't served by Libra.
UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund Supported by Ethereum Foundation
UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, has launched a cryptocurrency fund to support open source technology "Benefiting children and young people around the world."
US Senators Warn Three Facebook's Libra Backers of Membership Risks
Three backers thought to be reconsidering their involvement in Facebook's digital currency Libra have received warnings from the United States' politicians over participating.
Bitfinex calls $1.4 trillion Tether lawsuit 'meritless and mercenary'
iFinex, the parent company of crypto exchange Bitfinex and Tether, is facing a lawsuit accusing them of manipulating the market.
WATCH: Ethereum Enters a 'Crossroads' at the Ethereal Summit
On location in Tel Aviv at the Ethereal Summit, hosted September 15, CoinDesk's Daniel Kuhn spoke with some of the major players in the ethereum space about where the second largest blockchain is heading.
UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund to Back Open Source Technology
UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, has launched a crypto fund to receive, hold and distribute donations of bitcoin and ether in its aim to back open source technology for children around the world.
OmiseGo Joins Crypto Coalition Universal Protocol Alliance
OmiseGo, a finance-oriented scaling network for Ethereum, has become a member of Universal Protocol Alliance, a coalition of blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused firms.
Student May Have Tried to Hack West Virginia's Blockchain Voting App
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating whether a student at the University of Michigan attempted to hack the West Virginia's voting app.
Ethereum may have bottomed against Bitcoin says renowned technical analyst
One of the most prominent cryptocurrency technical analysts, Peter Brandt, thinks that Ethereum may have bottomed against Bitcoin.
'Scam' or Iteration? At Devcon, Ethereum Diehards Still Believe in 2.0
Lubin's statement wasn't scandalous in the least to the ethereum fans at Devcon - the community's largest and most influential annual gathering - where roughly 3,000 attendees gathered this week in Osaka, Japan.
Bitfinex Says It Shouldn't Have to Collect Documents for NYAG During Appeal
Bitfinex is clutching its documents despite objections from the office of the New York Attorney General.
Crypto Exchange Binance Launches Eighth Phase of its Lending Product
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the launch of the eighth phase of its lending product on Oct. 7.
Nearly $10 Billion in BTC Is Held in Wallets of 8 Crypto Exchanges
6.7% of the entire circulating supply of Bitcoin is held on the wallets of eight major cryptocurrency exchanges, according to Twitter account The Token Analyst.
Veteran Crypto and Stocks Trader Shares 6 Ways to Invest and Get Rich
Two of the most frequent questions that I get from people in the crypto community are: what do you invest in and what are the best investing strategies? As a general rule, the best investment strategy focuses on maximizing gains while minimizing risk.
Forbes Chairman Believes Bitcoin Can Help Fight Authoritarian Gov't
Cathie Wood, the founder & CEO of ARK Invest has a sit down with Forbes chairman and editor-in-chief Steve Forbes, in which they discussed, among other themes, the trustworthiness of cryptocurrencies.
Chainlink Blazing a Trail to All-Time High?
Chainlink has been on fire, blazing its own trail independent from the rest of the market.
Kik may sell its messaging app to keep the service alive
The Kik messaging app may not shut down after all as the CEO, Ted Livingston, claims there's a buyer interested in purchasing the platform.
State-Owned French Bank Joins Bitcoin Startup's $8 Million Series A
Veronique Jacq of the partially state-owned French investment bank Bpifrance told CoinDesk bitcoin is becoming a staple of the global economy.
Tiny $217 Options Trade on Bitcoin Blockchain Could Be Wall Street's Death Knell
The latest target for blockchain disruption is options trading tied to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, the main benchmark for U.S. stocks.
Telegram Finally Confirms It's Behind TON Blockchain
After raising $1.7 billion last year and maintaining almost complete radio silence since, messaging app Telegram is finally going public with its involvement in the Telegram Open Network.