Taiwan Eyes Blockchain Growth with New Parliamentary Alliance

Lawmakers in Taiwan have today announced the formation of a new parliamentary group aimed to help foster the nation's emerging blockchain sector. The creation of the group - the Taiwan Parliamentary Coalition for Blockchain (TPCB) - was led by legislator Jason Hsu...

The Auto Industry Is Gearing Up for a Blockchain-Powered Future

We're all excited for self-driving, even autonomous, cars, and many tout blockchain as the technology needed to make that happen. But while that conversation is an exciting one today, CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 conference played host to an array of esoteric use cases...

He Paid How Much? CoinDesk Releases 'Bitcoin Pizza Day' Price Tracker

Eight years ago today, the first reported exchange of bitcoin for a consumer product - a pair of Papa John's pizzas - took place. At a total cost of 10,000 bitcoins, it was a milestone for the adoption of cryptocurrency and one that has since been commemorated though...
Banking on Mobile Technology

Banking on Mobile Technology

Every day, people turn to technology to replace the traditional banking experience. In fact, 50% of all adults will use a mobile device to access financial services by 2021.However, banks aren’t exactly optimistic about this change. Since 2012, several major US banks...

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