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
Bitcoin Price Eyes Triangle Breakout Above $6.4K
Bitcoin (BTC) is again trading in a narrowing price range above $6,400, but the lateral trading may soon give way to a rally, according to technical studies.
The price consolidation comes after Mon
Security firm G4S Has Launched a Crypto Custody Service
U.K.-based security services company G4S now offers a crypto custody service aimed to protect investors' holdings of digital assets.
Announcing the move in a press release on Oct. 16, the firm said
Gates Foundation Partners With Former Ripple CTO's Blockchain Project
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with blockchain startup Coil as part of its mission to provide payment services for the unbanked.
The news comes via a tweet from Miller Abel, th
Mt Gox's Bitcoin Creditors Have 4 Days to Submit Rehabilitation Claims
Clients of the defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22.
As previously reported by CoinDesk, the exchange first opened up the claims process in August, follow