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Stellar’s Version of Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch Has Been Burning Quietly Since June

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 04:00
The Stellar blockchain has been running its own version of bitcoin's Lightning Torch since the summer.

A Bitcoin Wallet Is Orbiting the Earth at 5 Miles Per Second

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 19:38
Bitcoin is flying (super) high thanks to SpaceChain's new space-based wallet.

DISCUSSION: How Can Public Blockchains Have Privacy?

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 08:05
On today's show, we discuss the idea of true privacy on public, transparent blockchains and some of the ways it's working (or not) in Bitcoin or related projects right now.

Decentralized Liquidity Is the Backbone of DeFi

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 04:00
How decentralized liquidity venues govern the health of DeFi.

Ethereum’s Istanbul Hard Fork Is Now Live

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 19:26
Hitting at block number 9,069,000, the systemwide upgrade is the network’s third in 2019.

Bitcoin Volatility Is Up, Liquidity Stagnant

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 06:12
If stability and liquidity are part of bitcoin's road to becoming a mature asset, 2019 has been a period of arrested development.

SEC Reveals Telegram’s Communications With Investors, Seeks to Question Advisor

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 18:50
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants Telegram’s former chief investment advisor to testify and hand over documents related to the company's $1.7 billion 2018 token sale.

State Street: 38% of Clients Will Put More Money into Digital Assets in 2020

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:15
The majority of asset managers that bank with State Street are interested in digital assets, but none have asked the global custodian to store them yet.

Bank of China Issues $2.8B in Bonds to Small Businesses Using Blockchain Tech

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:05
Bank of China has issued 20 billion yuan, or about $2.8 billion, in blockchain-based bonds to small businesses.

MARKETS DAILY: Planning a Run on ‘Bitcoin Banks’?

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:08
With markets mixed but mostly down, we're looking at Deutche Bank's 2030 crypto call, the movement encouraging an annual bitcoin exchange "bank run", and Enjin’s Microsoft-fueled rally

Asset Manager Secures SEC Approval to Create Novel Bitcoin Futures Fund

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 09:00
NYDIG plans to raise $25 million for an SEC-approved investment fund focused entirely on cash-settled bitcoin futures.

Key Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bearish, But It May Not Be Bad News

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:18
The widely followed monthly MACD has turned bearish for the first time since May. However, it likely just reflects recent months of price downturn.

Microsoft Collaboration Fuels 50% Rally for Enjin’s Cryptocurrency

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:30
Microsoft’s collaboration with blockchain gaming startup Enjin has prompted a roughly 50 percent surge in the project's native token over a two-day period.

Mnuchin ‘Fine’ With Libra Launch, But Crypto Project Must ‘Fully’ Comply With AML Rules

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 06:15
Steven Mnuchin, secretary of the U.S. Treasury, has no issue with the launch of the Facebook-led Libra project – as long as financial rules are followed to the letter.

Microsoft Is Using Blockchain to Help Firms Trust AI

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 06:00
Microsoft is pitching blockchain technology as a way to make artificial intelligence less scary for its corporate customers.

Four Insights on Crypto Liquidity From Binance US and FTX

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 05:00
Missed our webinar on crypto exchanges? Read the takeaways from CoinDesk Research's chat with Binance US CEO Catherine Coley and FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried.

Kadena Blockchain Taps Healthcare Data Firm to Track Medical Cannabis Product

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:00
The first application on Kadena's public blockchain is a tracking platform for CBD oil.

Multicoin Capital Hires Principal in Asia as Crypto VCs Look East

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 19:00
Mable Jiang, formerly of Nirvana Capital, will spearhead the venture firm's hunt for new deals in Asia.

Former eToro Analyst to Provide Crypto-Trading Course for Cointelligence

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 17:00
"Crypto has to be seen from a macro perspective," Mati Greenspan says.

Ripple Files Last Bid to Dismiss XRP Securities Lawsuit Before Court Meeting

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:30
Even if XRP were a security, the investors suing Ripple brought their case far too late for it to proceed, the company said in a new filing.