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800k Bitcoin Miners Recently Shut Down

November 26th, 2018

7:07

Giga Watt Declares Bankruptcy

November 21st, 2018

6:59

Bakkt delays its launch until next year

November 20th, 2018

6:55

Bitcoin drops below $5K

November 19th, 2018

5:02

Bitcoin, the Evil Spawn

November 16th, 2018

5:10

Bitcoin Cash War Begins

November 15th, 2018

6:16

SPECIAL: MarketWatch & CoinDesk Survey Results

November 14th, 2018

1:04:14

Oil is the New Data

November 13th, 2018

5:24

Banned From Trading Forever

November 12th, 2018

7:17

Take Me to Constantinople

November 9th, 2018

7:01

The SEC Sends a Shot Across the Bow

November 8th, 2018

7:31

Egg Freezing

November 7th, 2018

5:23

"The Largest Crypto Giveaway in History"

November 6th, 2018

6:15

ICO Guidance in "Plain English"

November 5th, 2018

5:23

Kik Growth

November 2nd, 2018

5:59

Tether's Scribble

November 1st, 2018

6:30
  • Tether, the company behind the controversial stablecoin of the same name, published a letter purporting to be from Deltec Bank and Trust Limited …

Lost Crypto?

October 31st, 2018

7:43
  • The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has frozen accounts that received more than 93,000 ether from two wallets indirectly linked to …

Jail Time

October 30th, 2018

6:02
  • U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just announced $300 million in new funding


  • The developer that formalized the code underlying most …

Bitstamp Acquired

October 29th, 2018

6:17
  • Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has been acquired by NXMH, an investment firm based in Belgium and owned by South Korean conglomerate NXC


  • The Korean …

Bitcoin Backed

October 26th, 2018

5:47
  • In January, a new token is being launched on the ethereum blockchain that will be backed one-for-one by bitcoin.
  • An advisory committee to the U.S. …

Bitmain's IPO Woes

October 25th, 2018

7:48
  • Parties solicited to invest in the pre-initial public offering (IPO) funding round for Bitmain Technologies, Ltd., the leading maker of …

A Freshman 51% Attack

October 24th, 2018

6:36

  • Police in the Indian city of Bangalore have seized an ATM just weeks after it was set up by local cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin.
  • A college freshman …

Coinbase supports Circle

October 23rd, 2018

6:46
  • Crypto exchange Coinbase announced support for the Circle-issued stablecoin Tuesday.
  • The newest commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange …

Hello Regulator, Please Give Me Number Nine

October 22nd, 2018

6:59

North Korea's Half-Billion-Dollar Hacks

October 19th, 2018

6:07

Rupees for Stablecoins

October 18th, 2018

5:55

Just $7 Million Short

October 17th, 2018

5:49

Stablecoins Gone Wild

October 16th, 2018

4:00

Fidelity Goes Crypto

October 15th, 2018

5:36

Ex-Trump Advisor Joins Blockchain Startup

October 12th, 2018

7:01

Twitter Promotes an Elon Impostor

October 11th, 2018

5:55

Life in the Sidechain

October 10th, 2018

6:10

Spanked By Hackers

October 9th, 2018

7:05

Crypto: Don’t Leave Venezuela Without It

October 8th, 2018

5:18

Yale Going Crypto?

October 5th, 2018

5:57

Spies and Bribes

October 4th, 2018

7:04

Gemini Gets Insured

October 3rd, 2018

5:13

Diplomas and Decentralization

October 2nd, 2018

12:23

Hyperledger + EEA = ?

October 1st, 2018

6:46

Regulators, Dapps, and $1 Trillion

September 28th, 2018

6:26

Bitmain Sails High

September 27th, 2018

15:24

Bitmain’s IPO filing reveals that it’s doing well despite the bear market.

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If you bet that the SEC would delay its bitcoin ETF decision again,

Coinbase Rolls Out the Welcome Mat

September 26th, 2018

20:36

Coinbase is gearing up to rapidly expand the range of crypto assets it lists.

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A new Ethereum scaling solution is out, and will be ready sooner …

Do You Really Need a Blockchain for That? Concordia Annual Summit Special - Part 2

September 25th, 2018

19:57

We traveled to the Concordia Annual Summit in New York City and spoke to four leading voices in the blockchain world, asking each one: how useful is …

Concordia Annual Summit Special - Part 1

September 24th, 2018

17:15

On a special episode of Late Confirmation, we visit the Concordia Annual Summit in New York City, where a broad range of thinkers and creators from different fields gather alongside the UN General Assembly. In this …

Cody Wilson Arrested in Taiwan

September 21st, 2018

8:34

The Cypherpunk’s Elixxir

September 20th, 2018

14:01

New York, the Jealous Ex?

September 19th, 2018

8:36

Bitcoin in Palestine

September 18th, 2018

9:38

Court Hodls Lambo

September 17th, 2018

15:31

Blockchain Convict, Shard Time

September 14th, 2018

13:42

Wall Street <3 Crypto?

September 13th, 2018

10:41

Get Out of Jail Free Token

September 12th, 2018

9:34

Soccer Team Gets Crypto, SEC Doles Out Penalties

September 11th, 2018

13:28

The SEC hits crypto asset fund and “ICO superstore” with penalties in a double whammy.

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Ethereum developers are hard at work on new ways to fend off ASICs.

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Le crypto is coming for French sports fans in the form …

WeChat vs. Bitmain

September 10th, 2018

12:13

The End of the ICO Era

September 7th, 2018

11:54

The era of big ticket ICOs may be over, at least according to some cryptocurrency industry observers.

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The pioneer of the proof-of-stake consensus system wants to get into… hardware?

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Crypto payments firm Wyre …

Blood in the Water

September 6th, 2018

10:39

Officials in China want to use blockchain to track the movements of paroled convicts. Maybe Chinese ICO backers will get to use blockchain after all?

R3jected

September 5th, 2018

12:43

NEO Wanted BitTorrent

September 4th, 2018

9:33

An Apple a Day Keeps the War Riders Away

August 31st, 2018

10:12

Developers move to change the economics of the Ethereum blockchain.

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Messaging giant LINE launches a live blockchain and plans to issue 1 billion of its own tokens.

-ALSO-

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten will buy …

If You Give A Mouse a Bitcoin...

August 30th, 2018

10:03

Blintzes on the Blockchain

August 29th, 2018

9:14

Binance backs $32 million funding for a new stablecoin from the creator of a billion-dollar Korean online commerce site.

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After the acquisition of …

Officer, I'd Like To Report An ICO

August 28th, 2018

8:05

EOS The World Turns

August 27th, 2018

11:04

Changin’ On The Telephone

August 24th, 2018

10:50

SEC-ya later

August 23rd, 2018

11:44

Crypto Black Lotus

August 22nd, 2018

9:13

Insane in the Bitmain

August 21st, 2018

9:23

Two investing giants say they’re not involved in pre-IPO funding for Bitmain, despite reports to the contrary.

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Proposed changes to the $200 …

CryptoTitties

August 20th, 2018

9:49

Is Overstock a Bitcoin Price Index?

August 17th, 2018

10:22

Intel’s New Vulnerability Foreshadows Big Trouble

August 16th, 2018

11:07

The Custody Race ETHs Up

August 15th, 2018

9:00

The code for an anonymous Lightning Network is now live.

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Bitcoin’s Taproot privacy tech is ready – but there’s a big catch.

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Prime Trust …

#BitcoinDominance

August 14th, 2018

12:28

Greetings from Bitstanbul

August 13th, 2018

11:59

EOS Is Forking and Forking and Forking

August 10th, 2018

14:11

Micropayment applications are taking off on bitcoin's Lightning Network.

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Facebook’s David Marcus is stepping down from the Coinbase board of directors.

-DON’T MISS-

CoinDesk’s David Floyd joins host Bailey Reutzel to …

Tezos Is Doing OK For Once

August 9th, 2018

14:12

The SEC will decide on 9 proposals in the coming months, not counting the one they just delayed.

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IBM and Maersk have 94 companies signed up to their supply chain platform.

-DON’T MISS-

CoinDesk’s Brady Dale joins host …

Augur’s Unpredictable Drop

August 8th, 2018

14:25

Will the SEC Answer a Billion-Dollar Question?

August 7th, 2018

12:01

A 17th century principle is finding use in 21st century tech. We’ll talk about blockchain insurance.

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Another U.S. state will start to recognize …

Smartdrops Keep Fallin' On My Head...

August 6th, 2018

8:47

Digital Asset is ready to spread wings and fly — the startup’s CEO Blythe Masters tells CoinDesk about the project’s new ambitions.

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Economist and investor Tuur Demeester doesn’t expect bitcoin to soar in 2018.

-DON’T …

Mt. Gox's Creditors Come Calling

August 3rd, 2018

5:03

Is Bitcoin Mining Profitable?

August 2nd, 2018

14:53

Crypto Mama and SEC Drama

August 1st, 2018

14:25

A newly released transcript shines a light on a heated debate over crypto happening inside the SEC.

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Bitcoin cash celebrated its first birthday yesterday. Long the subject of criticism, BCH is said to have seen an …

The Return of Sirius

July 31st, 2018

8:42

Spanish bank giant BBVA can't hold crypto – and that's a problem.

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The NFL is the latest sports league to enter the world of crypto as the …

Your Job On the Blockchain

July 30th, 2018

12:06

The first major app on Blockstack, launched today, is promising to disrupt future models of employment, bringing it more in line with a decentralized ethos.

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A blockchain “app store,” backed by IBM, aims to help …

Crashing the Party

July 27th, 2018

14:38

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rejects a request from the Winklevoss twins for a Bitcoin ETF… again.

-AND-

Are Know-Your-Customer …

Notes On a Swatting

July 26th, 2018

17:57

The Wrong Kind of Attention

July 25th, 2018

12:32

The first Augur assassination markets have arrived.

-AND-

What scams? Ethereum’s vision for decentralized apps is only growing bolder.

-ALSO-

Bitcoin's …

Coming Soon from CoinDesk: Late Confirmation

July 19th, 2018

0:41

Coming July 25! CoinDesk is thrilled to announce the launch of Late Confirmation, a daily podcast looking at the top stories in the blockchain world. …

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