How Accepting Cryptocurrency Could Save Businesses Money

If you’re like many, you’ve probably heard a lot about cryptocurrency in the past few years.…

US Homeland Security Charges LocalBitcoins Seller on Money Laundering Charges

Washington state resident Kenneth Warren Rhule has been charged with laundering over $140,000 in bitcoin after…

When Money Becomes Programmable – Part 1

Michael Casey is chief content officer at CoinDesk. The following is part of “The Token Economy,”…

Dutch Authorities Arrest 2 in Million-Euro Crypto Money Laundering Investigations

Dutch tax enforcers with the Netherlands’ Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Services (FIOD) arrested two men Monday…

Policymakers Shouldn’t Fear Digital Money: So Far It’s Maintaining the Dollar’s Status

CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a public blockchain-focused venture fund based in Cambridge, MA.…

Standard Chartered Invests More Money in Newly Rebranded Trade Finance Startup

Standard Chartered has invested an undisclosed sum into Contour, a Corda-based blockchain trade platform, to streamline…

Notes From the WEF: The Coming Battle Between Surveilled and Private Money

DAVOS — When the world’s leading bankers and policymakers gathered this week at the 50th Annual Meeting…

Ex-NFL Team Owner Intends to Plead Guilty to Running Unlicensed Money Transmitter

Former “shadow banker” Reginald Fowler intends to plead guilty to charges of operating an unlicensed money…

WisdomTree Mulls New Stablecoin as US Money Manager Drives Toward Crypto

WisdomTree, an asset manager specializing in exchange-traded funds, is vying to become one of the first…

Bitcoin Sign Guy Is Back, Bringing Sound Money to Urbit’s ‘Sound Computer’

If bitcoin is digital cash and ethereum is digital law, Urbit is digital land.  The highly…