cryptocurrency

Report: Japan is working on its own digital currency in retaliation to China’s

Report: Japan is working on its own digital currency in retaliation to China’s

A group of lawmakers in Japan are reportedly working to create a state-issued digital currency. According to Reuters, one of the lawmakers said its creation was a direct response to Facebook‘s Libra
Venezuela Considers Tax on U.S. Dollar Sales to Boost State Coffers

Venezuela Considers Tax on U.S. Dollar Sales to Boost State Coffers

Venezuela is considering to impose a tax on the growing number of sales being conducted in U.S. dollars to boost government revenue at a time when foreign reserves are at a 30-year low.

Ex-CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo on Why He Launched Digital Dollar Project

In this video from WEF 2020, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad,” discusses his push to digitize the U.S. dollar and the future of
PornHub content creators can now cash out in Tether

PornHub content creators can now cash out in Tether

PornHub‘s content creators can now cash out their earnings in Tether cryptocurrency, two months after PayPal dropped support for the adult entertainment giant. According to PornHub‘s blog, models can
Mystery Central American Firm Targeted in Crackdown on Tax Plot

Mystery Central American Firm Targeted in Crackdown on Tax Plot

A Central American financial institution is suspected of helping clients worldwide evade taxes and launder money, according to tax investigators from the U.S., the Netherlands and three other nations
Cardano’s Q4 price performance leaves a lot to be desired, 2020 must be better

Cardano’s Q4 price performance leaves a lot to be desired, 2020 must be better

There’s more to cryptocurrency and blockchain than Bitcoin and Ethereum. There are many other competing coins and blockchain platforms, one of which is Cardano. Cardano is an open-source blockchain
Vodafone ditches Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ to focus on M-Pesa

Vodafone ditches Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ to focus on M-Pesa

Vodafone has bailed on Facebook‘s cryptocurrency project, Libra, to focus on expanding its own solution for faster cross-border payments beyond Africa. The telecommunications giant is the latest in a

Credit Karma customers report problems withdrawing money from new savings accounts

Companies and customers are learning the difference between banks and startup challengers.

Credit Karma customers report problems withdrawing money from new savings accounts

Companies and customers are learning the difference between banks and startup challengers.

Vodafone is the latest to leave Facebook's Libra Association

The Facebook-created Libra Association is still bleeding members months after it formalized its council. Telecom giant Vodafone has confirmed to CoinDesk that it left the Association. Unlike past
Another partner backs out of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency group

Another partner backs out of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency group

Another partner of Facebook’s Libra has backed out. The British company, Vodafone, announced its departure.
How Fintech Innovations are Eroding Banking's Dominance

How Fintech Innovations are Eroding Banking's Dominance

Cryptocurrency and peer-to-peer lending are helping upend norms in consumer finance.
How Fintech Innovations are Eroding Banking's Dominance

How Fintech Innovations are Eroding Banking's Dominance

Cryptocurrency and peer-to-peer lending are helping upend norms in consumer finance.
EU central banks team up to explore digital currency use cases

EU central banks team up to explore digital currency use cases

A raft of central banks are banding together to gauge whether they should launch their own digital currencies, Reuters reports. The group aims to assess use cases of central bank digital currencies
UK offers $130K for software that can trace Bitcoin, Ethereum, and (hopefully) Monero

UK offers $130K for software that can trace Bitcoin, Ethereum, and (hopefully) Monero

The UK has opened a contract worth £100,000 ($130,000) to procure software to identify when cryptocurrency is used to avoid paying taxes. In particular, HMRC is seeking the ability to cluster
Huawei CFO in Canadian court on fraud charges, faces extradition to US

Huawei CFO in Canadian court on fraud charges, faces extradition to US

China’s foreign ministry labeled Canada‘s detainment of smartphone giant Huawei‘s CFO as a “serious political matter,” and again called for her release ahead of the first extradition hearing later
Moonday Mornings: It’s 2020 and the OneCoin scam is still alive

Moonday Mornings: It’s 2020 and the OneCoin scam is still alive

Welcome to Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines you shouldn’t miss. Take a look what happened over the last few days. 1. Canadian authorities
Bitcoin fans just turned their Tesla car into a full node

Bitcoin fans just turned their Tesla car into a full node

Tesla cars are capable of a lot, from self-driving, smart summoning, and automatic parking — but what about running Bitcoin? As it turns out, they can do that too. Cryptocurrency fans have shared
New Hampshire bill to allow taxes to be paid in Bitcoin falls short

New Hampshire bill to allow taxes to be paid in Bitcoin falls short

No, New Hampshire residents won’t be able to pay their taxes in Bitcoin or cryptocurrency. Public records show that a bill filed this time last year, which would allow government agencies to accept

New Hampshire Lawmakers Vote Down Crypto Tax Bill

New Hampshire legislators have scrapped a bill that would have allowed state agencies to accept cryptocurrencies for tax payments.