Governments want to get rid of physical cash. Paper currency is just too private. Digital cash is much easier to track, tax, and confiscate.
One of the biggest stories in the news these past few weeks is the BitLicense. The second draft of the document is now available for view prior to its finalization following a 30-day period of commentary by the general public.
ItBit has filed an application for a state banking license in New York. In statements to CoinDesk, New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) spokesman Matthew Anderson confirmed the filing.
The State Banking Authority of New York says that Bitcoin exchange itBit has filed for a banking license; however, approval for the license may come in the next couple of weeks.
I'd like to think that in the old man bars of SimCity the old timers chatter about just how time flies.
Bitcoin price has been rearing to go all weekend. Conflicting technical signals had both advance and decline as likely outcomes of the price consolidation on Saturday. By Sunday morning (UTC) the buy signals were unmistakable.
London photographer Abby Scarlet has embarked on a six month challenge during which she will only accept work from clients willing to pay her in bitcoin.
Twitter announced its quarterly earnings Tuesday, but the reveal didn't go as planned.
Twitter stock crashes after ugly earnings report
Chainalysis offers a service that provides financial institutions with the means to obtain regulatory compliance through real-time analysis of the blockchain.
Natural disasters shake not just the core of our communities, but also the core of our humanity.
The new stock exchange could sidestep traditional stock exchanges such as NYSE and NASDAQ and issue corporate stock directly over the Internet.
In March, Bitcoin Magazine reported that the Isle of Man wants to become a leading Bitcoin hub.
Like many other countries, Canada has been wrestling with the issue of whether to regulate digital currencies and, if so, how and to what extent.
Bitcoin core developers Gavin Andresen, Cory Fields and Wladimir van der Laan have joined the MIT Digital Currency Initiative in full-time positions.
Long before the words "Silk Road" became synonymous with buying illicit drugs on the dark web, it was the name given to a network of lucrative trade routes that connected China to the Middle East and beyond.
In 2008, China declared internet addiction to be a clinical disorder, saying it's a top health threat to its teenagers. This is how they're 'treating' young-adults who over-use the net.
Last summer we wrote about Spring, an app that envisioned bringing the experience of strolling through a mall to your mobile device.
The European Union has formally accused Google of illegal, monopolistic practices, stating that the American company abused its position as market leader by prioritizing its own services in search results and diverting traffic away from its competito
If anyone thinks that Republicans will roll over and con?cede defeat in the battle over net neutrality, they're dead wrong.
In a vote consisting of five ayes and one abstention, the Bitcoin Foundation Board has elected lifetime member Bruce Fenton to the position of Executive Director, replacing interim director Patrick Murck who held the position for the five months foll
Proposal is part of a tense stand-off between US government and tech industry.
Hilary Clinton won't be accepting bitcoin for her US$2.5 billion American election bid.
In a filing at the US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC), PayPal details its future as a separate entity from eBay, a split which is due to occur by the end of 2015.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) could become an important pillar for Bitcoin in the near future, as director of the MIT Media Lab Joi Ito has proposed hosting a Bitcoin standards body at the institution
Bitcoin exchange site Buttercoin is closing down, according to an announcement posted on the company's site.
The latest bitcoin alternative to garner media attention, LEOCoin has so far trumpeted the more than 130,000 merchants that have allegedly signed on to accept it as payment.
Taking advice from r/bitcoin's best-loved mascot, ToTheMoonGuy?(°0°)? ..?, CoinDesk is shutting down its operations on planet earth today.
More than 70 digital currency industry businesses, executives and advocates are backing a petition that calls for the easing or eradication of allegedly onerous components of New York's BitLicense proposal.
US coding site responds to flood of traffic following hacking attack, with reports claiming Chinese search engine Baidu was source.