Monthly Archives: December 2016

Blockchain technologies entered the trough of disillusionment in 2016, but 2017 will be brighter
  What does 2017 have in store for digital assets and underlying blockchain technology? This is a vital question for those in fintech, especially in [...]
How to Use Bitcoin to Become a Perpetual Traveler
  This past spring the creator of the Dollar Vigilante publication and podcast Jeff Berwick gave instructions on how to become a perpetual traveler [...]
Bitcoin’s Inverse Relationship to the US Dollar Is Breaking Down
  Despite the dollar’s 2016 gains and year-end rate hike, Bitcoin still outpaced the global reserve currency in 2016 in price terms. Bitcoin’s [...]
Suspense Lingers as Bitcoin’s Price Eyes $1,000
  Markets Weekly is a weekly column analyzing price movements in the global blockchain token markets. This edition looks at the week from 24th through [...]
A Slow Awakening: 2016 in US Blockchain Policy
  In this CoinDesk 2016 in Review special feature, CoinDesk contributor Frederick Reese gives an overview of regulatory developments that shaped the [...]
Coinbase Customer Doubles Down on Legal Action Against IRS
  The lawyer fighting a one-man battle against the IRS on behalf of thousands of Coinbase customers has not been swayed by the tax agency’s [...]
Talking Ethereum: The State of Developer Dialogue in 2016
  Raine Revere is a developer and teacher with over 15 years of coding experience, and a leading voice in the developing field of ethereum smart [...]
Sweden’s eKrona Initiative Doesn’t Have Many Takers
  Sweden’s plans to introduce eKrona may get delayed as more than 90 percent of the population is not ready for it. Read more…   [...]
Bitcoin Still behind Fiat Counterparts by Volume
  Bitcoin, despite an upward dash, was behind its fiat counterparts by volume.   Bitcoin is to end 2016 on a high note as it will probably finish [...]
The New EU Proposal to Force Stricter Regulations down Bitcoin’s Throat
  The new EU proposal for amending existing AML and CFT regulation may increase pressure on Bitcoin platforms. Read more…   The European [...]