Russian Drugs and The Most Illegal ICO Ever?

With bitcoin recovering after four straight days of decline we’re talking about what may be the most illegal ICO ever, tokens for Mongolian taxi fares, Bitmain’s Texas hedge and one...

Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 21, 2020

Join CoinDesk Podcast Editor Adam B. Levine and Senior Markets Reporter Brad Keoun for a daily, time saving rundown of top news impacting crypto markets today. Source link

Russia Proposes Law That Criminalizes Buying Bitcoin With Cash, Offenders Face 7 Years in...

Russian lawmakers have proposed new laws that seek to ban the use of bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies in the country, local media reported.According to draft bills submitted by...

Listia Raised $15M With Its XNK ICO. Now It’s Ditching the Token for Props

Listia is discontinuing work on the Ink protocol, a cryptocurrency built for marketplaces, CoinDesk has learned. The project was funded with a $15 million token sale for the XNK ERC-20 token,...

Fed Up With Its Fork of Stellar, Kin Is Looking to Move Onto Solana

The kin cryptocurrency is exploring a move from its own fork of Stellar to the Solana blockchain.  To recap, the mobile app company Kik ran a $98 million initial coin offering...

Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of Money

In the early stages of trade, when economizing individuals are only slowly awakening to knowledge of the economic gains that can be derived from exploitation of existing exchange opportunities,...

10 Years On, Laszlo Hanyecz Has No Regrets About His $45M Bitcoin Pizzas

If you owned a share of an experimental technology, how much of it would you give up to help that technology grow? Startup founders do this calculus whenever they raise...

Iranian President Calls for Launching a Cryptocurrency Mining Strategy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for a mining strategy throughout the oil-rich nation. The latest statements from the Iranian President follows Iran’s moves to restrict specific crypto trading...

Central Bank Digital Currencies Need Decentralization

Igor Mikhalev is an expert principal at BCG helping clients develop business models with blockchain technologies and digital currencies. Kaj Burchardi is a Managing Director with BCG and leads the...

Binance, Eosfinex Join EOSDT Stablecoin Governance Board

Binance is trying its hand at decentralized stablecoin governance. The exchange joined the distributed oversight team that approves contracts and code changes on Equilibrium, a DeFi outfit behind the EOSDT stablecoin....