The CFPB is launching a regulatory sandbox to encourage innovation in new tech such as blockchain, acting head Mick Mulvaney announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on…

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The Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell criticized cryptocurrencies during a hearing on Capitol Hill. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fed-chair-cryptocurrencies-are-great-for-money-laundering/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Wysh Creates a Community for Consumers, Merchants, Software Developers, and Service Providers by Combining AI with Blockchain for Enhanced Commerce Transactions   Miami, July 2018 — Wysh, an AI driven messenger empowered…

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Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-dnc-hackers-used-cryptocurrency-to-fund-their-operations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to solve problems when scheduling deliveries. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/walmart-looks-to-blockchain-for-better-package-tracking/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Crypto exchange Gemini has hired former NYSE chief information officer Robert Cornish to serve as its first chief technology officer. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-gemini-hires-former-nyse-tech-chief/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Cryptocurrency and blockchain developers are building “parallel financial networks,” according to a new report by Alliance Bernstein. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-report-says-crypto-is-building-parallel-financial-networks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Bittrex and invest.com announced that they will partner to launch a cryptocurrency trading platform under the invest.com brand name. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bittrex-partners-with-invest-com-to-launch-new-crypto-trading-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Having accepted its first deposit last week, Coinbase Custody is officially “open for business,” the exchange said Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbases-new-custody-service-is-now-live/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Coinbase CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong wants to help the unbanked access financial services with a new charity, GiveCrypto.org. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-ceo-unveils-crypto-charity-for-the-unbanked/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Digital money platform Uphold is looking to become a Finra-registered broker-dealer following a new acquisition, the company says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-startup-uphold-moves-to-become-licensed-u-s-broker-dealer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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International shipping giant Merck may be looking to blockchain technology to protect against counterfeit goods, according to a patent application. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/merck-proposes-blockchain-platform-for-combat-counterfeiters/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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More than a million people signed up to trade cryptocurrencies after Robinhood first announced the feature, co-CEO Vlad Tenev said Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/robinhood-ceo-cryptocurrencies-have-significant-staying-power/. …

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Wala is using microraiden for high volume, low-value transactions off-chain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/african-startup-ethereums-scaling-issues/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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A patent filing from Mastercard explores how to use public blockchains to securely verify card credentials at the point of sale. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/mastercard-patent-would-put-credit-cards-on-a-public-blockchain/. …

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Fujitsu is launching a blockchain data processing system for retail merchants that tokenizes traditional promotion tools like coupons and stamps.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fujitsu-rolls-out-system-that-turns-reward-points-into-blockchain-tokens/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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New leaders with ambitious business strategies are on the rise within monero, seeking “usability for ordinary people.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/startups-monero-community/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Palazzetto in the Palazzo Albertoni Spinola is being auctioned on a blockchain in a historic moment for the 200-year-old property. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/17th-century-mansion-auctioned-off-blockchain/. …

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Thyssenkrupp successfully conducted a foreign exchange transaction using R3’s Corda blockchain in partnership with Germany’s Commerzebank. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/commerzbank-conducts-e500k-fx-transaction-using-r3s-corda/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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American Express announced a blockchain-based loyalty rewards program using Hyperledger’s technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/american-express-upgrades-rewards-program-hyperledger-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Thailand’s Bank of Ayudhya successfully piloted a cross-border transaction using its own blockchain interledger, it announced Tuesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/thai-bank-pilots-cross-border-transaction-using-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Cryptocurrency trading startup Bitex has trialed a cross-border payments system using bitcoin with an Argentinian bank. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-argentina-just-added-bitcoin-cross-border-payments/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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A newly-released Walmart patent application outlines a digital resale marketplace placed on a blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/walmart-patent-application-seeks-to-track-resold-goods-on-a-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Microsoft announced a new “scaffolding” toolkit through its Azure Blockchain Workbench, which can help developers quickly build applications. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/microsoft-unveils-new-blockchain-developer-tools-azure/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A patent application by JPMorgan Chase suggests putting financial transaction information on a distributed ledger. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jpmorgan-seeks-patent-blockchain-powered-interbank-payments/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Square made $34.1 million in Q1 revenue through bitcoin sales, according to an SEC filing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/square-made-34-million-in-bitcoin-sales-revenue-last-quarter/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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A crypto lending startup backed by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington launched a U.S. dollar credit platform on Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/arrington-backed-startup-launches-crypto-for-cash-credit-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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CheapAir.com may soon be experiencing difficulties of continuing its acceptance of bitcoin as a payment option. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/travel-booking-site-cheapair-is-switching-bitcoin-payment-processors/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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A pair of Walmart patent applications discuss encrypting payment information using a blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/walmart-wants-store-payment-data-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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New York’s attorney general is taking a closer look at some of the most well-known cryptocurrency exchanges. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-bitfinex-new-york-launches-inquiry-13-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Global insurance company Marsh is piloting a proof of insurance platform on a blockchain with IBM’s help. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/insurance-broker-marsh-working-ibm-blockchain-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Overstock announced its prototype trading platform on Monday, saying the full product would launch in May. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/overstocks-tzero-unveils-token-trading-platform-prototype/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Hong Kong-based crypto exchange OKEx is saying it had no role in its exchange’s irregularity from last week. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-okex-denies-manipulation-claims-futures-rollback/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Ripple has landed its largest client yet, with Santander Bank’s U.K. division announcing a mobile app powered by the company’s distributed ledger on Friday. The bank had been piloting the…

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