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Link’s Trading Volume on Coinbase Surpasses That of Bitcoin

2 hours 39 min ago
Chainlink's link token has surged past bitcoin, becoming the most traded cryptocurrency of the past 24 hours on Coinbase Pro.

How the Purpose of Public Markets Has Changed

7 hours 44 sec ago
Long Reads Sunday features excerpts about public and private markets, the new bitcoin bull market, and DJ Marshmello.

Bitcoin’s Stolen Revolution

10 hours 44 sec ago
We wanted a permissionless system where users set the rules. We got a new financial toy for a small handful of wealthy companies and individuals.

The Mounting Evidence of a New Bitcoin Bull Market

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 10:00
From positive price indicators to a new all time high in smallholder addresses, this is the evidence a new bull run might be starting.

Decentralized Tech Will Be Ready for Humanity’s Next Crisis

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 08:00
Decentralized tools were not the default solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the protocols being built today will be ready for whatever comes next.

Bittrex and Poloniex Move for Summary Judgment in Market Manipulation Case

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 17:28
Bittrex and Poloniex were added to the case as defendants in June 2020.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Dips to $11.5K; Cardano Is Making a Big DeFi Move

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:45
After testing a $11,900 high bitcoin takes a dip while a DeFi competitor to Ethereum checks off a roadmap box.

Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 29%, Hits 2020 High Ahead of Q2 Earnings Report

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:27
The company has gained 70% so far in Q3.

11 Numbers That Tell the Story of the Economy Right Now

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:00
From the price of coffee to the national debt as a percentage of GDP, these 11 numbers provide a picture of a fast changing global economy.

Money Reimagined: Warnings From an Argentine Tragedy

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:36
Programmable money can protect against politicians debasing currencies to satisfy their own interests.

Blockchain Bites: Goldman’s Hire, Ether’s Options, Bitcoin’s Patronage

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:19
The Fed is rushing ahead with a payments platform, Goldman Sachs is building out a digital assets team and NBA stars have backed Dapper Labs.

Privacy Group Slams California Bill That Would Put Health Records on the Blockchain

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 11:05
EFF said the bill is a serious threat to citizens' privacy; the immutability of a blockchain means false diagnoses can't be erased.

Ethereum Classic Attacker Successfully Double-Spends $1.68M in Second Attack: Report

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:58
The attacker attempted to double-spend roughly $3.3 million during the second attack.

ParaFi Invests and Begins Staking in Bitfinex Spin-Out Exchange

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:35
ParaFi and D1 have invested a total of $450,000 into Bitfinex spin-out DeversiFi and will now play a governance role in the project's DAO.

California Agency Backs Green-Energy Pilot Using RSK’s Bitcoin Smart Contracts

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:00
The California Energy Commission is funding an experimental market for carbon-credit trading on the RSK blockchain, which runs on top of Bitcoin.

Fixing This Bitcoin-Killing Bug Will (Eventually) Require a Hard Fork

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 08:46
The bug sheds light on the challenges of Bitcoin's decentralization. At least we've got 86 years for the community to join together and implement a fix.

Free Speech vs. Cancel Culture: Reasons for Optimism

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 08:42
From social media to controversial statues, the free speech debate is more alive than ever. New tech can help safeguard history while letting us live our values.

CoinDCX Becomes First India Exchange to Offer Users Crypto Staking

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 08:22
Mumbai-based cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX launched its new product on Friday, allowing users to stake cryptocurrencies from Harmony, Qtum and Tron.

First Mover: Kyber CEO Predicts 2020 Transactions at $3B as DeFi Token Soars

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 07:24
Kyber Network's KNC token has brought traders eightfold returns this year, dwarfing those for bitcoin and ether. CoinDesk spoke with CEO Loi Luu about the project and the DeFi boom.

Financial Services Provider to Coinbase Teams With Circle to Offer EU Institutions Stablecoin Payments

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 06:16
BCB Group will integrate with Circle's platform in a bid to make the USDC stablecoin more widely available.