Microsoft Is Pushing New Blockchain ID Products (But There’s Pushback, Too)

Microsoft is moving to turn blockchain-based decentralized identity from a lofty aspiration into a business line, with two products in the works.

Privacy Is Vital to Crypto – And the Global Economy

Privacy is needed to enhance the "moneyness" of cryptocurrency. As it is, our entire global system of money has also seen its fungibility deteriorate.

Billionaire Tim Draper Unfazed By Bitcoin Crash, Boldly Vows Crypto Will Surpass Fiat Money

Tech billionaire Tim Draper is unfazed by the recent bitcoin crash, and insists that the global economy will soon transition to crypto. In fact, Draper boldly predicts that crypto will eventually overtake fiat money to make up two-thirds of the world&#...

Israel Confirms It Will Tax Bitcoin as Property

Israel has confirmed that it will treat cryptocurrencies as taxable assets in a new circular published on Monday.

This Week in Crypto: Ohio Embraces Bitcoin, Judge Hassles SEC, and DJ Khaled Fined...

The last week of November was all about taxes, regulation, and SEC enforcement for Bitcoin and the wider crypto ecosystem. Major Headlines Sirin Labs Launches the FINNEY: The world’s first blockchain phone on the market, the FINNEY, launched at a...

Mt Gox Trustee Denies $400 Million Sale Caused Bitcoin Price Slump

The bankruptcy trustee for the defunct Mt. Gox exchange has denied that the sale of $400 million in BTC and BCH caused the recent drop in prices.

Thailand’s Cabinet Moves to Regulate and Tax Cryptocurrencies

The Thai Cabinet has provisionally passed two royal decree drafts aimed at regulating cryptocurrencies, a report states.

Brazilian Bitcoiner Sees Passport Suspended after Slamming Tax Service

A popular Brazilian YouTuber has been prohibited from leaving the country after he slammed the country’s federal revenue service, the Receita Federal, in one of his videos. The YouTuber, Daniel Alves Fraga, is a well-known libertarian who first got into bitcoin in 2012. According to local news outlet Portal do Bitcoin, Fraga was hit with

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Tesla’s Cloud Hit By Crypto Mining Malware Attack

Tesla has become the latest victim of crypto mining hacking attack, according to a report from cybersecurity software firm RedLock.

Y Combinator’s New China Chief Is Bullish on Blockchain

Lu Qi, the head of Y Combinator's new China division, believes blockchain has great potential for entrepreneurship in the long run.