Category: CoinDesk

The White House issued two advisories on drug purchases in the United States today with specific references to cryptocurrencies. The advisories, addressed to both financial institutions and digital payment platforms,...

Ukraine’s top law-enforcement and counterintelligence agency uncovered crypto mining equipment on site at a nuclear power plant. According to local media reports, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) confiscated...

The merchant payments startup Flexa will soon allow any other app to run payments in crypto just like its own SPEDN app has since May. Staking with the company’s...

Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced Wednesday that it is officially opening its doors to customers in Australia. The exchange’s fifth international move, the development means that Australian users can buy...

Travelport, a business and consumer travel services provider, announced it is using IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric to guarantee commissions paid to travel agencies. According to a statement released on August 20,...

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) has sanctioned three Chinese nationals and their cryptocurrency addresses, alleging they violated money laundering and drug smuggling laws. OFAC...

Tether is planning to issue a stablecoin pegged to the Chinese renminbi, according to a trader with ties to the company. Zhao Dong, an over-the-counter (OTC) trader in China...

Food delivery is about to get a little sweeter for the users of the bitcoin rewards platform Lolli The startup announced Wednesday that is has partnered with delivery service...

Woori Financial Group, one of South Korea’s largest banking companies, has agreed to work with Ground X in developing blockchain financial services, according to the local press. Group Chairman...

Privacy-focused Nym Technologies unveiled new code this week for its decentralized identity system. It’s slated for testnet launch this fall. On Tuesday at the Web3 Summit in Berlin, Nym...