Decentralized Exchange Volumes Rose 174% in July, Topping $4.3B and Setting Second Straight Record

Uniswap reported 41% of July’s decentralized exchange volume. Source link

China Never Banned Bitcoin as Commodity, Beijing Arbitration Commission Explains

The Beijing Arbitration Commission has published an article clarifying that bitcoin’s use as a commodity has never been banned in China. It explains that the Chinese authorities’ attitude toward...

Does Decentralization Create Value or Destroy It?

To Bitcoin (BTC) proponents, the world’s need for a decentralized form of money is more apparent than ever, as challenges mount to government monopolies on money-printing and military force, from the...

India Proposes Amnesty for Citizens Holding Unreported Gold

The Indian Ministry of Finance has reportedly proposed an amnesty program for citizens holding unreported gold. The government plans to ask people to declare all their gold stashes to...

Flash Crash: Bitcoin Price Slides by $1.4K in Minutes

Bitcoin suffered a price drop of $1,458 in under an hour on Sunday. The sudden slide caught many traders off guard, forcing out a significant amount of buying pressure from...

Putin Signs Law Giving Cryptocurrency Legal Status in Russia

Russia’s bill to regulate cryptocurrencies has been signed into law by President Vladimir Putin. The new law gives legal status to cryptocurrency but prohibits its use as a means...

What Future Are We Building for Bitcoin?

A reading of Meltem Demirors new essay “Unintended Architecture” asks some key questions about intention setting for the future of Bitcoin. Bitcoin started as a rebellious, anti-establishment technology. In many parts of...

US Court Dismisses Claims Against XRP: Report Shows Ripple Paid Moneygram $15.1M in Q2

The Northern California District Court finds that claims against Ripple Labs and its token made by two investors cannot be proven.The legal dispute, which began in May 2018, pitted...

Accused of Spreading FUD Zeus Capital Doubles Down on Chainlink Pump and Dump Claims

Zeus Capital LLP has released a new report reiterating its earlier stance that Chainlink is a giant pump and dump scheme. This new report comes after the little known...

Why This Sex Industry Executive Loves Bitcoin

Chaturbate executive Shirely Lara is a sex industry veteran who sees bitcoin as a crucial part of her business. The bitcoin-friendly porn executive talks with CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen about...