What a Gory New Horror Film Teaches Us About Financial Censorship

Much like the deranged lead of "Censor," financial regulators are deluding themselves that centralized control will lead to a crime-free utopia.

Opinion  ·  25 July 2021

Vivid History: ‘How Money Got Free’ Is the Untold Story of Bitcoin

Early bitcoin entrepreneur Alex Waters reviews the latest book in the bitcoin canon – arguing Brian Eha's "How Money Got Free" is one of the best.

Tech  ·  24 September 2017
Smart Contracts

Ledger Launches Hardware Wallet for the Smart Contract Era

Ledger, the maker of the Nano USB hardware wallet, has announced a new high-end product aimed at enterprise users and savvy consumers.

Tech  ·  26 November 2016

Review: Brawker Let’s You Buy ‘Almost Anything’ with Bitcoin

Brawker says it allows users to buy "almost anything" with bitcoin. But does it really live up to the claim? CoinDesk's Dan Palmer investigates.

Tech  ·  24 December 2014

Review: Ledger Wallet Nano Provides Premium Security on a Budget

The Ledger Wallet Nano is a relatively affordable bitcoin hardware wallet with a few clever tricks up its sleeve.

Tech  ·  21 December 2014

Review: Bitcoin ‘Vault’ Trezor Lives Up to its Name

Hardware wallet Trezor offers an additional layer of security for users who maintain a substantial stash of bitcoin.

Tech  ·  18 October 2014

Reviewed: Xapo’s Bitcoin Debit Card

Xapo's bitcoin debit card has encountered a lot of problems in its short history, but what's the product like?

Business  ·  12 August 2014

$46k Spent on Bitcoin Mining Hardware: The Final Reckoning

Dario Di Pardo spent $46k on bitcoin mining hardware. Which companies came good on their promises?

Tech  ·  27 July 2014

Battle of the Explainer Videos: Who Tells Bitcoin’s Story Best?

Creating a video that explains bitcoin is difficult. Many have tried, some with more success than others.

Tech  ·  18 May 2014