Monthly Archives: January 2017

How Bitcoin Apps Help People Survive Emerging Market Volatility
  People in economies suffering from market volatility are turning to Bitcoin applications to help them maintain their standard of living. Workers in [...]
Bitcoin Resilient After Chinese Exchanges Start Charging Transaction Fees
  As the biggest Chinese exchanges announce the implementation of transaction fees, Bitcoin, once again, shows off its inherent capacity to quickly [...]
Europe Lays Out Roadmap to Restrict Payments in Cash and Cryptocurrencies
  Cash and cryptocurrencies have been the target of the European Commission’s anti-money laundering efforts. Recently, the Commission published a [...]
The Battle For Bitcoin’s Shifting Exchange Volumes is Escalating
  Bitcoin traders have long been skeptical of the reliability of available exchange data – but that uncertainty has been on the rise in recent days. [...]
Federal Reserve Staffer Fined for Mining Bitcoins at Work
  A former employee of the Federal Reserve Board of Directors has been fined $5,000 and put on probation after being caught mining bitcoins on a [...]
Change in China (And What It Means For Bitcoin)
  Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and is a member of CoinDesk’s product team. [...]
Bitcoin Payments Startup BitPesa Raises $2.5 Million
  Bitcoin payments startup BitPesa has raised $2.5m in a new Series A funding round. The round was led by Draper VC, and included support from [...]
European Commission Eyes Transaction Limits on Digital Currencies
  The European Commission, the executive branch of the EU, is weighing a limit on cash transactions in a move that may also affect digital currency [...]
Microsoft Details Collaboration With Blockchain Startup Tierion
  Microsoft has announced a new partnership as part of an internal decentralized identity initiative. In a new release today, Microsoft revealed it is [...]
Swiss Blockchain Consortium Develops Ethereum Trading Tool
  Businesses in Switzerland working on an ethereum-based over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform say they have completed work on a new privacy [...]