JUST IN:U.S.-based venture capitalist Tim Draper has invested $1.25 million in OpenNode, a bitcoin-only payments processing startup.

Tim Draper Invests $1.25 Million in Bitcoin Payments Processor OpenNode   U.S.-based venture capitalist Tim Draper has invested $1.25 million in OpenNode, a bitcoin-only payments processing startup. Announcing the seed round on Tuesday, OpenNode told CoinDesk that the raised

Bitcoin Price Jumps 10% on Anniversary of All-Time High

Bitcoin (BTC) could be in for a stronger recovery rally ahead of New Year as the recent major sell-off looks to be fading. The leading cryptocurrency by market value had been trading near $3,200 early yesterday, representing

An Iranian official has reportedly said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country’s economy.

An Iranian official has said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country’s economy. “This is possible with empowering the infrastructure of the blockchain technology with the help of government and private sector,” said Alireza

Sephora has joined the list of retailers at which shoppers can earn bitcoin rewards via the Lolli app.

Sephora Shoppers Are Getting Their First Bitcoin Using Crypto Startup Lolli This holiday shopping season, hundreds of women are earning their first bitcoin by buying items online with an in-browser app called Lolli. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk,

Bitcoin is a Decentralized Organism (Mycelium) — Part 1 / 3

Original Artwork by Emmaline Bailey Forward First, I need to give credit to Dan Held for publishing his 4-part series comparing bitcoin’s origin to planting a tree. While I loved his series, I believe a more robust analogy is comparing

‘Proof Of Keys’ Wants You to Get Your Bitcoin Off Exchanges on January 3

Cryptocurrency investor and entrepreneur Trace Mayer plans to use the anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block to make holders reclaim their private keys. MAYER TO BITCOIN HODLERS: RECLAIM SOVEREIGNTY In a video introduction to the plan, which he dubbed

A key long-term bitcoin price indicator is reporting oversold conditions for the first time in almost four years.

Bitcoin Oversold on Weekly Price Chart for First Time in Four Years A key long-term bitcoin (BTC) price indicator is reporting oversold conditions for the first time in almost four years. The widely followed 14-week relative strength

Crypto exchanges in the U.K. pose a “low” risk for money laundering and terrorist financing, says a report from the Financial Action Task Force.

Cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.K. present a “low risk” for money laundering and terrorist financing activities, according to a report published last week by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-money laundering policymaker. The report states that while

Facebook Is Hiring 5 New Staff Members for Its Blockchain Team

Facebook is hiring. The social media giant now has five job openings for blockchain talent at its Menlo Park, California, headquarters in the areas of data science, software engineering and marketing. While the firm’s possible plans for

The truth is that the value of Bitcoin, and all of the cryptocurrencies, is the belief the users hold that this technology allows every person to have complete control over their own money

Value of Cryptocurrency and How It Is Determined? In order to determine the value of a crypto we must first understand the nature of the beast. “Crypto” is a generic term to describe any coin or token