The Crypto Community Isn’t Sad or Surprised By R3’s Reported Woes

Distributed ledger startup R3 is reportedly running low on cash – and judging by the social media response, the crypto-community isn't showing much sympathy. Fortune reported Thursday that R3 is facing...

Inside the Sprawling (Ongoing) Vote That Will Decide When EOS Launches

Almost one week after initiating, one of the largest, strangest experiments in global crypto governance hesitated as it neared its culmination. While EOS, a new blockchain created by Block.One, which raised...

Bank of Italy Official: Central Banks Not Ready to Issue Digital Currencies

Central banks aren't ready – at least in the short-term – to handle the implications of launching wholly digital currencies, the deputy governor of the Bank of Italy said Thursday. Fabio...

Moscow Stock Exchange to Publish ICO Data

The Moscow Exchange (MOEX) is planning to share information about initial coin offerings (ICOs), CEO Alexander Afanasiev told Reuters Friday. The exchange is currently developing a platform for publishing token sale...

Another Investor Lawsuit Claims XRP Is a Security

Distributed ledger startup Ripple has been named in yet another lawsuit tied to the XRP cryptocurrency, court records show. Investor Vladi Zakinov filed a class action lawsuit on Tuesday, naming Ripple Labs,...

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hit With Bill After Tax Investigation Ends

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has been found not guilty of tax evasion, but now faces a massive tax bill, according to reports. The country's National Tax Service launched an investigation...

Mizuho Financial’s Blockchain Lead Is Leaving the Firm

The blockchain lead at Mizuho Financial Group has revealed he is leaving the firm, according to an internal email obtained by CoinDesk. Ikuma Ueno, senior digital strategist at the Japanese banking giant,...

Which Way? Bitcoin’s Low Volatility May Force Big Move

Bitcoin has been squeezed into an increasingly narrow range for more than two weeks and is now experiencing volatility not seen for eight months. As a result, it's looking likely that...

Mastercard Patent Would Put Credit Cards on a Public Blockchain

Payments giant Mastercard is exploring the use of public blockchains in securely verifying payment cards at the point of sale, public documents show. According to a patent application filed with the U.S....

Binance Leads $12 Million Investment In AngelList Crypto Spin-Off Republic

Invented to democratize access to funding, it could be argued the crypto token hasn't quite lived up to its goal. Already gone are the days when any investor could get access...