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Dec 5, 2017 at 01:35 | CoinDesk
In a patent application released by the USPTO, money manager UBS indicated it was considering using smart contracts to validate transactions.
Dec 5, 2017 at 00:05 | CoinDesk
Bitcoin has taught its early adopters the value of delayed gratification, giving the lie to the old saw that cryptocurrency serves no social purpose.
Dec 4, 2017 at 16:45 | CoinDesk
A New York businessman charged with defrauding investors in two initial coin offerings (ICOs) plead not guilty in court last week.
Dec 4, 2017 at 15:30 | CoinDesk
The government of Moscow is pushing ahead with plans to test blockchain for use in its municipal elections.
Dec 4, 2017 at 14:00 | CoinDesk
Can a crypto app be too easy and fun? That might be the case on ethereum, where one project is proving so popular it's putting pressure on the network's technology. Best thought of as a dec...
Dec 4, 2017 at 12:51 | CoinDesk
One of the world's most well-known diamond companies is getting into blockchain by investing in an asset tracking platform.
Dec 4, 2017 at 10:32 | CoinDesk
Bitcoin's recently forked spin-offs bitcoin cash and bitcoin gold are caught up in battles between the bulls and bears. But which side will win out?
Dec 4, 2017 at 09:09 | CoinDesk
Decentralized web developer Blockstack has revealed that it raised $50 million in an initial coin offering that saw notable investors participate.
Dec 4, 2017 at 08:00 | CoinDesk
The vice governor of the People's Bank of China has said that regulators took the right decision in banning ICOs and closing cryptocurrency exchanges.
Dec 4, 2017 at 07:00 | CoinDesk
Despite having clocked a new lifetime high of $11,831 yesterday, bitcoin prices could be on the verge of a pullback.
Dec 4, 2017 at 06:00 | CoinDesk
Olaf Carlson-Wee, founder and CEO of Polychain Capital, has said that bitcoin is a "breakthrough technology," and perhaps bigger than the internet.
Dec 4, 2017 at 05:00 | CoinDesk
Ukraine's central bank has expanded the group of people working to move the country's national currency to a blockchain.
Dec 4, 2017 at 04:00 | CoinDesk
The developer who created the core technology behind thousands of initial coin offerings is now focusing on a standard for identity.
Dec 4, 2017 at 01:00 | CoinDesk
A lawmaker in New York has introduced four bills in an effort to spur research into possible uses for blockchain by the state's government.
Dec 3, 2017 at 23:15 | CoinDesk
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has announced a new cryptocurrency called the "petro."
Dec 3, 2017 at 10:30 | CoinDesk
The Caribbean island of Aruba is working with blockchain startup Winding Tree to build a decentralized marketplace for its tourism sector.
Dec 3, 2017 at 09:15 | CoinDesk
The price of bitcoin is once again in uncharted territory with weekend traders pushing the digital asset to new highs in Sunday's session.