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Coinbase users can begin trading cryptocurrencies directly with other cryptocurrencies, the exchange startup said Monday. The company is adding support for crypto-to-crypto trading for its retail customers, adding a...

Overstock.com’s tZERO subsidiary has been hired by private equity firm GSR Capital to develop a token for trading cobalt. The engagement could lead to the tokenization of up to $200...

Bitcoin users’ ability to send transactions through outer space has just been given a boost. Blockchain technology firm Blockstream announced Monday that it has expanded its satellite service to...

An Iranian official has said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country’s economy. “This is possible with empowering the infrastructure of the blockchain technology with...

Timothy C. May, cypherpunk legend and author of the “Crypto Anarchist Manifesto,” has passed away at the age 67. His passing was announced Saturday by Lucky Green, also a...

Gary Gensler is a former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission under President Barack Obama, a Senior advisor to the MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative and Senior...

Bitcoin (BTC) is still struggling to find the bottom of a bear market on the anniversary of its $20,000 all-time record price high. At press time, the world’s largest...

A state-owned bank in Brazil is about to issue a crypto token designed to maintain parity with the national currency. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the Brazilian National Social Development...

The government of Switzerland wants to accommodate the blockchain sector within its existing financial laws. The country’s Federal Council issued a report on Friday, providing a legal framework for distributed...

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is reluctant to approve the initial public offering (IPO) applications of Chinese bitcoin mining equipment manufacturers, according to a person involved in the...