CoinDesk Guide to the World’s National Altcoins

March 30, 2014

By Jon Southurst, UPDATE (27th March 22:40 GMT): More information, and coins. This year has seen a new, if predictable, trend in altcoin development: […]

CoinDesk Launches Chinese Yuan Bitcoin Price Index

March 28, 2014

By CoinDesk, CoinDesk has created a new Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) based on the price and volume of bitcoins exchanged for Chinese yuan (CNY). […]

DirectPool Aims To Prevent 51% Attack with Community-First Mining Pool Approach

March 22, 2014

By Tom Sharkey, There’s no shortage of mining pools in the digital currency community, but a new mining pool named DirectPool has just launched […]

Exclusive: State of Bitcoin 2014 Report Analyses Emerging Trends

February 27, 2014
Exclusive: State of Bitcoin 2014 Report Analyses Emerging Trends

By Coindesk, CoinDesk State of Bitcoin 2014 from CoinDesk Download the full report in PDF form. Today, CoinDesk is pleased to release its first […]

SecondMarket CEO to Launch Regulated US Bitcoin Exchange this Summer

February 26, 2014

By Pete Rizzo, Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of New York-based alternative investment marketplace SecondMarket, has confirmed he will be spinning off the entity’s […]

CoinDesk bitcoin price index falls to session lows

February 26, 2014

By Saumya Vaishampayan, NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index fell to $522.35 in recent trade Monday, near session lows and down […]

Pony Botnet Virus Steals $220,000 from 30 Types of Digital Wallets

February 25, 2014

By Pete Rizzo, In what is being called one of the most ambitious cyberattacks affecting virtual currency to date, Chicago-based IT security services provider […]

Following the Money: Geographic Dispersion of VC Bitcoin Investment

February 24, 2014

By Garrick Hileman, CoinDesk releases its ‘State of Bitcoin 2014′ report tomorrow. Here we have the second part of a two-part series, which features […]

Ben Lawsky Demonstrates ‘Evolution’ on Bitcoin Issues in Reddit AMA

February 21, 2014

By Pete Rizzo, Ben Lawsky: Friend or Foe? It’s a question CoinDesk recently posed regarding the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) superintendent, […]

‘Balanced’ Integrates Bitcoin Payments for 450+ Online Marketplaces

February 21, 2014

By Daniel Cawrey, Balanced, a San Francisco-based company that provides a payment API for online marketplaces has today announced plans to integrate bitcoin into […]

Bitcoin Price Hits $135 on Mt. Gox Following Office Move and Verification Demand

February 21, 2014

By Jon Southurst, Updates and rumors related to Mt. Gox this week include: a possible company relocation, a requirement for users to hold verified […]

CoinTerra to Release GSX I Water-Cooled PCIe Bitcoin Mining Card

February 19, 2014

By Daniel Cawrey, Austin, Texas-based CoinTerra has announced its second product. Called the GSX I, the card form factor bitcoin miner uses water for […]

68% of Mt. Gox Users Still Awaiting Their Funds, Survey Reveals

February 16, 2014

By Joon Ian Wong, A CoinDesk poll of nearly 3,000 readers has found that Mt. Gox customers have been waiting months for their withdrawal […]

Fragility Of Bitcoin Uncovered By Glitch

February 13, 2014

By Robin Sidel and Michael J. Casey, Vulnerabilities in bitcoin’s transaction network were thrust into the spotlight Monday. A major exchange for the virtual […]

CoinDesk Removes Mt. Gox from Bitcoin Price Index

February 10, 2014

By CoinDesk, CoinDesk has removed Mt. Gox from the Bitcoin Price Index today (as of 16:00 GMT), due to its persistent failure to meet […]

BitBeat: Bitcoin ATMs Coming to the Land Down Under

February 6, 2014

By Paul Vigna, Crossing Our Desk: – How much is a bitcoin really worth? Tracking bitcoin’s price is tricky, and not just because it […]

Fixing Double Spending: Why Bitcoin is Revolutionary

January 19, 2014

By John Henderson, In an earlier post, John described the thinking behind his first angel investment in the digital currency space: CoinDesk. In this […]

New bitcoin exchange offers PHL expats a new way to send money home

January 11, 2014
New bitcoin exchange offers PHL expats a new way to send money home, a new online bitcoin exchange launched on Thursday, offers an alternative method of sending money to the Philippines, according to bitcoin website CoinDesk. […]

If China Wanted to Ban Bitcoin, It Would Ban Bitcoin

December 21, 2013

19 December 2013 | By Jason Del Rey | The price of bitcoin has taken a beating in the last day following a move […]

BitWasp Aims to Make Online Bitcoin Acceptance Easier

November 28, 2013

26 November 2013 | By Daniel Cawrey | Looking to build on bitcoin’s merchant and auction shopping economy, BitWasp is a new software platform […]

Bitcoin Derivatives Platform Surpasses $13.5m in Trades

November 26, 2013

25 November 2013 | By Daniel Cawrey | An Australian bitcoin derivatives platform has seen $13.5m in trades since founder Joe Lee launched it […]

Online Wine Seller Becomes Spirited Bitcoin Supporter

November 26, 2013

25 November 2013 | By Peter Rizzo | It’s rare that alcohol leads to good decisions, but in the case of John Ha, owner […]

itBit, a NASDAQ-powered Bitcoin currency exchange, raises $3.25m in funding

November 13, 2013

12 November 2013 | By James Vincent | Singapore-based exchange is one of many trying to create a secure market for trading the digital […]

SatoshiDICE owner launches new off-the-blockchain game called Tribute

November 3, 2013

2 November 2013 | By Maria Santos | SatoshiDICE Tribute is the name of the new game created by the owners of SatoshiDICE, which […]

Is Bitcoin the new Euro in Europe?

October 31, 2013

29 October 2013 | By Miruna Mitranescu | The first edition of TechCrunch Disrupt Europe hit the starting blocks this Monday morning, after the […]