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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slides, Stocks Tread Water on Trump China Comments

5 hours 11 min ago
Stocks across Asia and Europe took a dip Friday and so did bitcoin in anticipation of Trump’s comments on “deeply troubling situations” in Hong Kong.

Amazon Patents Blockchain-Based Product Authenticator

5 hours 57 min ago
Amazon has patented a distributed ledger-based system for proving the authenticity of consumer goods.

The Battle for the Future of Money, Feat. Lawrence Summers, CZ, Michelle Phan, the Winklevoss Brothers, The Chainsmokers and More

7 hours 34 min ago
As the current economic crisis comes into clearer focus, how leading voices from pop culture to crypto including Carlota Perez, The Chainsmokers, Ray Yousseff and many others are reimaging money.

To Get Serious About Decentralization, We Need to Measure It

7 hours 53 min ago
Blockchains aim to democratize influence and control, broadening access to capital and data. But we lack metrics to whether projects achieve decentralization.

Behind ‘Prime Broker’ Buzzword Lies a Complex Strategy Game for Crypto Firms

8 hours 48 min ago
Coinbase, BitGo and Genesis all announced plans to become prime brokers this month. Here's what the trend reveals about the state of the industry.

Money Reimagined: What CoinDesk’s Style Debate Says About Crypto as Public Tech

9 hours 32 min ago
Blockchains are flexible new forms of public infrastructure, says Michael Casey. Plus: with China rushing in, Africa is a prime battleground for the future of money.

Blockchain Bites: Magic’s Raise, Compound’s Distribution and Trump’s Twitter War

9 hours 39 min ago
In the war between Trump and Twitter, decentralized systems may win.

Russia Is About to Drop the Crypto ‘Iron Curtain,’ Industry Warns

10 hours 5 min ago
Russia's crypto community is pushing back against a set of bills that could impose onerous restrictions on startups and individuals in the country.

Bitcoin News Roundup for May 29, 2020

10 hours 14 min ago
With bitcoin and many traditional markets down on the day, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back!

In Trump Versus Twitter, Decentralized Tech May Win

11 hours 46 min ago
Campaigners against Section 230 said Trump’s intervention might derail their cause, but it could offer an opportunity for decentralized tech.

Discovery Science to Premier Crypto-Funded TV Series About… Dragonchain?

12 hours 7 min ago
A new TV series tracking the story of Disney-linked blockchain firm Dragonchain was fully funded in cryptocurrency. It's scheduled to go live July 4 on Discovery Science.

‘Passwordless Login’ Startup Magic Raises $4M From Naval Ravikant, Placeholder

13 hours 33 min ago
Ethereum startup Magic just raised $4 million from investors like Naval Ravikant, SV Angel, Placeholder and Volt Capital to make passwords less of a pain.

Digital Dollar Project Calls for 2-Tiered Distribution System in First White Paper for US CBDC

13 hours 34 min ago
The Digital Dollar Project's first white paper describes how a two-tiered system underpinning a tokenized dollar could modernize the U.S. financial system.

First Mover: Bitcoin Rally Shows Traders Don’t Care That Goldman Hates Their Asset Class

13 hours 42 min ago
Traders can also gloat over how much better bitcoin is performing in 2020 than Goldman Sachs shares.

Bitcoin Rally Falters as Stocks Drop Ahead of Trump’s China Speech

14 hours 16 min ago
Bitcoin's bulls are taking a breather as the traditional markets get the jitters over rising tensions between the U.S. and China.

GSX Group’s New Digital Securities Venue Tokenizes First Client Shares

16 hours 10 min ago
Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group's recently launched GRID venue has tokenized the shares of adtech firm tribeOS.

Blockchain ID Solution Aims to Tackle Spike in Delivery Fraud Amid Coronavirus Measures

17 hours 2 min ago
Nuggets, a digital identity and payments platform, has developed a way to accept deliveries without needing a physical signature to combat a spike in fraud during the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s Tough Getting Approved in Gibraltar, Says Green-Lighted Crypto Derivatives Exchange

18 hours 34 min ago
It's tough getting regulated on "the Rock," says crypto derivatives exchange, ZUBR.

Twetch Gets Suspended From Twitter in Wake of Trump ‘Fact-Check’ Storm

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:20
The Twitter account of BSV-based social media platform Twetch was suspended Thursday without warning, said Twetch co-founder Josh Petty.

How Contact Tracing Can Be Effective While Guarding Privacy

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:42
A member of the Hyperledger Identity Working Group on how we can keep track of COVID-19 without giving up our digital rights.