A new UN working paper argues that the bitcoin community has a tendency towards "techno-colonial solutionism" and "techno-libertarian evangelism" in proposing the digital currency as a solution to iss... Read More
The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has published a report examining digital currencies and how they can be used to address regional payments issues.
Written with... Read More
The United Nation has denied claims that it was involved with a Malaysian blockchain project called EcoBit, according to reports.
Local news source Malaysian Insight reported on July 5 that the Uni... Read More
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is seeking to invest in early stage blockchain startups with the potential to help children across the globe.
In an announcement today, the U.N. program ... Read More
Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.
Announced during the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzer... Read More
FCoin Crypto Exchange Draws Fire for Controversial Business Model
China-based FCoin – a new crypto exchange launched in May that takes a novel revenue model – has come under the spotlight after its trading volumes appear to have almost immediately surpassed some of
Mt Gox to Enter Civil Rehabilitation in Major Win for Creditors
Creditors of the defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox just won a big victory.
According to a Friday release from Mt. Gox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi, the exchange's ongoing bankruptcy proceedings have be
US Congressman: SEC's Stance on Ether Is 'Encouraging'
Congressman Tom Emmer has praised the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for clarifying that ethereum's native cryptocurrency, ether, is not a security.
As previously reported, last week
Bitcoin tumbles 8% after Japan watchdog orders exchanges to beef up practices against money laundering
Bitcoin prices fell roughly 9 percent Friday after Japan's financial regulator ordered several cryptocurrency exchanges to improve their practices against money laundering. The digital currency