Privacy-focused internet browser Brave will use Civic’s identity verification services to ensure that publishers are paid for their content. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/brave-browser-is-using-civics-blockchain-platform-to-verify-publishers/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is now weighing whether to approve the nation’s first bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-seeks-more-input-as-it-weighs-vaneck-solidx-bitcoin-etf/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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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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Brazil’s antitrust watchdog is investigating major banks for potentially collaborating to prevent crypto brokerages from gaining banking services. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/brazil-moves-to-probe-banks-after-crypto-exchanges-denied-services/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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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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High Times has removed bitcoin as a payment option for its IPO, just days after admitting it was accepting the cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/high-times-quietly-removes-crypto-payment-option-from-ipo-website/. …

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Municipal government websites in Andhra Pradesh are running cryptojacking scripts, a group of security researchers found earlier this month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-scripts-found-on-local-indian-government-sites/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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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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Bitsy, a Medici Ventures portfolio firm, wants to spur crypto adoption with the launch of an ultra-simple, beginner-friendly wallet. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/medici-backed-bitsy-launches-user-friendly-crypto-wallet-to-boost-adoption/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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South Korea’s Customs Service is looking to adopt Samsung’s blockchain tech to launch a decentralized exports clearance system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korea-taps-samsungs-blockchain-tech-to-fight-customs-fraud/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Vault wants to boost crypto adoption with its new iOS wallet that stores non-fungible tokens and other crypto collectibles. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/vault-launches-crypto-collectibles-wallet-on-apples-app-store/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Crypto security startup BitGo has received approval in the U.S. to act as a qualified custodian for digital assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitgo-receives-regulatory-approval-to-custody-crypto-assets/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Avaí Futebol Clube is hoping to raise $20 million in the coming months with an initial coin offering. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/brazilian-soccer-club-seeks-20-million-in-upcoming-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Crypto exchange Gemini is set to issue a dollar-backed, NYDFS-approved stablecoin – the second to launch in New York today. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/gemini-launches-nydfs-regulated-crypto-pegged-to-the-dollar/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Blockchain startup Paxos is launching a regulated, dollar-backed stablecoin to facilitate instant transaction settlements for crypto investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/paxos-unveils-dollar-backed-stablecoin-approved-by-new-york-regulator/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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An acquisition that finds two of crypto’s leading entrepreneurs teaming to back the world’s sixth-largest blockchain has been confirmed. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/interstellar-arrives-visa-citi-backed-chain-acquired-by-stellar-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Australia’s New South Wales government is adopting blockchain in a state-wide test of a driver license digitalization program slated for November. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australian-state-to-pilot-blockchain-in-digital-driver-license-scheme/. …

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One European lawmaker wants to standardize ICO regulations, thereby making it easier for projects to raise funding across the EU. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-lawmaker-wants-standard-regulations-to-allow-passport-for-icos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Winklevoss IP, LLC has won a patent outlining how it may use air-gapped computers to protect cryptocurrency keys from theft. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/winklevoss-brothers-win-patent-for-crypto-key-storage-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Uzbekistan’s government is looking to attract crypto exchanges with a number of tax and regulatory benefits, according to a presidential order. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uzbekistan-looks-to-lure-crypto-exchanges-with-new-tax-benefits/. …

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Despite previously telling the SEC it would not accept cryptocurrencies, High Times is accepting both bitcoin and ethereum for its IPO. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/high-times-now-says-its-accepting-cryptocurrencies-payments-for-its-ipo/. …

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Ripio is driving mainstream adoption among the unbanked of South America, offering crypto loans in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ripio-rolls-out-crypto-powered-loans-across-latin-america/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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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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OECD plans to host an international conference on blockchain technology next month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/oecd-to-examine-the-potential-impact-of-blockchain-next-month/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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A16z crypto and Polychain Capital lead a $102 million funding round for decentralized cloud foundation Dfinity. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/102-million-a16z-polychain-back-blockchain-project-dfinity-funding-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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A16z crypto and Polychain Capital lead a $102 million funding round for decentralized cloud foundation Dfinity. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/102-million-a16z-polychain-back-blockchain-project-dfinitys-funding-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The peer-to-peer sharing company now owned by Tron’s founder has a small stake in a soon-to-be-launched cryptocurrency protocol. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tron-now-owns-a-stake-in-bittorrent-founders-new-crypto-project/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Blockchain storage startup Filecoin announced it would launch its mainnet sometime near the middle of next year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-storage-protocol-filecoin-to-launch-mainnet-in-mid-2019/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Students who want to change the world are attracted to blockchain education, a professor says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-blockchain-class-universities-coinbase/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Trading platform OpenFinance has now launched a regulated alternative trading system for crypto assets within the U.S. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/openfinance-launches-regulated-trading-platform-for-security-tokens/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Deloitte said in a new report that telecommunication companies can use blockchain to improve a number of services and security functions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/deloitte-report-outlines-potential-blockchain-use-cases-for-telecom-industry/. …

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Blockchain-based social entertainment platform TaTaTu will screen the documentary Friedkin Uncut in North America and the U.K. on its platform. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tatatu-to-stream-william-friedkin-biopic-on-blockchain-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the national exchange are looking to blockchain for selling tokenized digital assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-taps-blockchain-platform-for-selling-tokenized-securities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Samsung SDS, a subsidiary of South Korea’s tech conglomerate, has developed a blockchain-based certification platform for South Korean banks. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/samsung-looks-to-streamline-banking-with-blockchain-tool/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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