Overstock.com Would Love You to Pay With Cryptocurrencies

Jonathan Johnson, a member of the board of directors of Overstock.com, thinks cryptocurrencies are a much better payment method than credit cards for merchants. He...

Wyoming and Israel on Opposite Sides of Cryptocurrency Taxation

Wyoming state legislators introduced Senate Bill 111 that would allow residents to avoid paying property tax on their cryptocurrency holdings, according to a copy...

Chinese Bitcoin Billionaire No Longer Investing in ICOs, Blockchain

Don't look to Li Xiaolai, the founder of Beijing-based venture capital firm BitFund and a billionaire bitcoin (BTC) investor, to back your blockchain project or...

Russian Bank Eyes Switzerland for Crypto Transactions Pilot

Russian state-owned bank Gazprombank plans to conduct pilot cryptocurrency transactions in Switzerland, according to a Vedomosti news report cited in Cointelegraph. The tests are...

Bitcoin Focus Morphs Into Blockchain Interest at SXSW

Bitcoin (BTC) took center stage at the South by Southwest festival during the past several years, but now that focus has shifted to blockchain,...

What’s in Your Blockchain, Capital One?

Another bank is seeking a blockchain-related patent. Credit card issuer Capital One, known for its "What's in your wallet?" ad campaign, has applied for...

Winklevoss Brothers Win Patent for Crypto Exchange-Traded Products

Those Winklevoss twins are at it again. U.S. entrepreneurs Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have received another patent, this time for a system to provide crypto-based exchange-traded products,...

Voyager Travels Into No-Fee Cryptocurrency Trading

Uber shook up the livery industry. Now its former chief technology officer is one of whose behind a startup that will offer commission-free cryptocurrency...

U.S., Canadian Regulators Announce Cryptocurrency Crackdown

Regulators in the U.S. and Canada Monday unveiled scores of investigations into potentially deceptive cryptocurrency investment products, The Washington Post reports. It is the largest coordinated...

Conflux Raises $35 Million for a Faster Blockchain

The protocol Conflux, led by, among others, Andrew Yao, China’s “godfather of computer science,” has raised $35 million to create a faster blockchain. Sequoia China...