A Bitfury-led engineering team has created a coffee vending machine capable of accepting bitcoin payments through the Lightning Network. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/quick-brew-bitfurys-coffee-machine-accepts-bitcoin-via-lightning-network/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The NY Attorney General’s Office stated that many crypto exchanges cannot monitor abusive trading activity, and referred 3 for potential violations. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-york-ags-office-takes-aim-at-crypto-exchanges-in-new-report/. …

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A group of Mastercard patent applications outline how blockchain technology can be used to securely record transaction information. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/mastercard-patent-filings-tout-blockchain-for-immutable-data-records/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Lloyd’s Register is demoing a blockchain tool for recording information about ships for underwriters and merchants at this year’s SMM fair. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/british-maritime-society-builds-blockchain-tool-for-ship-registration/. …

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Crypto wallet provider Abra is integrating SEPA payments, allowing European customers to directly deposit funds. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-wallet-abra-adds-deposit-support-for-european-bank-accounts/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange AirTM has raised $7 million it says it will use to expand in troubled Latin American economies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-airtm-looks-to-troubled-markets-with-7-million-fundraise/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The World Bank’s blockchain bond raised $110 million AUD, and is based on a private ethereum network. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/world-banks-blockchain-bond-experiment-raises-81-million/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Ink Protocol announced Tuesday that its decentralized payments app, Ink Pay, is now available on Coinbase Wallet. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbases-wallet-service-now-lists-ink-protocols-new-payments-dapp/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Coinbase is looking into creating more secure digital payment platforms to help merchants accept bitcoin, a patent filing reveals. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-wins-patent-for-secure-bitcoin-payments-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Coinbase has announced a new service aimed at improving access to cryptocurrency payments for e-commerce businesses. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-launches-crypto-plugin-for-popular-e-commerce-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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U.S.-based custody bank Northern Trust is helping traditional “mainstream” hedge funds expand into cryptocurrencies, says Forbes. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/northern-trust-is-helping-hedge-funds-invest-in-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital will begin trading on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange this week. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/novogratzs-galaxy-digital-will-start-trading-on-a-stock-exchange-this-week/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Singapore Airlines has officially launched its blockchain-based loyalty program for frequent customers. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-airlines-blockchain-based-loyalty-program-takes-off/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Google Cloud is teaming up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to provide development tools for blockchain apps. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/google-cloud-inks-deal-with-blythe-masters-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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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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