In disputing the New York State Attorney General’s claim that embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and stablecoin-issuer Tether have lost $850 million, the CEO of the two firms’ parent company has raised a bigger question: why have four governments, including the U.S. and U.K., seized its money?
More than 60 percent of CFOs plan to use blockchain within two years
The 2019 CFO Survey found that plans to add blockchain and AI technology are about equal by 2021
Chief financial officers are betting big on new technology and data solutions including blockchain, according to a new survey from international auditing firm Grant Thornton LLP’s 2019 CFO Survey.
Exploring the future of blockchain tech through its history
CoinDesk’s head of research discusses crypto-economics, cryptography, and some blockchain use cases
While Bitcoin is only ten years old, the origins of the technologies behind it go back much further, and its future implications are still not clear.
Opinion | Why we need a blockchain-based Social Security number
Blockchain technology offers a practical solution to solve a massive looming problem
There are a number of failed old technologies which we live with every day. Some are jokes (such as the story that train tracks are based on Roman war chariots), but some are real,like the fact that social security numbers (SSN) were created in 1936 exclusively track of earnings. Since 1936, Social Security numbers have been adapted to be a unique identifier for each person in the U.S. This number is used to open bank accounts, track credit history, apply for employment, apply for security clearances, etc. The number is often issued at significant moments for an applicant—around birth or entry into the United States, for instance—and usually never changes…