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Bitcoin Eyes April Price Gains for Fourth Year Running

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:10
Bitcoin looks set to end April in the green for the fourth consecutive year, having climbed 27 percent already this month.

Accenture, Generali Streamline Employee Insurance Benefits With Blockchain Rollout

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:25
Accenture and Italian insurance group Generali have launched a blockchain solution that brings new efficiencies to employee benefits.

Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 05:00
Japanese bank MUFG has backed an additional Series B raise for crypto analytics startup Chainalysis, bringing its round total to $36 million.

Gemini Is Now the Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Add ‘Full’ SegWit Support

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 04:00
Gemini says it has added "full" support for SegWit, an important bitcoin code change that paves the way for scaling improvements.

Gate.io Raises $64 Million for Launch of New Exchange Cryptocurrency

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:00
Crypto exchange Gate.io has raised $64 million in seven days for its exchange cryptocurrency that is yet to be launched on a blockchain.

Kraken Exchange Joins Binance, ShapeShift in Delisting Bitcoin SV

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 17:30
Kraken is the latest crypto exchange to delist bitcoin SV amid an ongoing feud between coin creator Craig Wright and members of the bitcoin community.

Craig Wright’s Fight With a Cartoon Bitcoin Astronaut Cat Explained

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:45
It's Satoshi claimant Craig Wright vs the bitcoin community, with accusations of fraud and defamation flying between them.

Auditor EY Unveils Nightfall, An Ambitious Bid to Bring Business to Ethereum

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:10
Big Four auditor EY is rolling out free software designed to help companies use the public ethereum blockchain.

ConsenSys Pitch Deck Forecasts $100 Million Burn Rate for 2019

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:30
A ConsenSys pitch deck obtained by CoinDesk details how the ethereum venture studio is courting outside investment.

Startup Arca Seeks SEC Approval for US Treasury Bond-Backed Stablecoin

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:50
Arca Investment Management is seeking approval from the SEC to sell a new type of stablecoin to retail investors.

Nestle, Carrefour Team Up to Feed Consumers Data With IBM Blockchain

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:00
Swiss food giant Nestle and French retailer Carrefour are now letting consumers access product data via IBM's Food Trust platform.

Digital Asset’s Smart Contract Language Now Works on Hyperledger Blockchains

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:00
Digital Asset is integrating its smart contract language into the Hyperledger Sawtooth enterprise blockchain platform.

eToro Launches Full Crypto Exchange and 8 Custom Stablecoins

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:00
eToro's blockchain subsidiary has launched a regulated cryptocurrency exchange along with eight branded stablecoins.

CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Data Apps With Added Features

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:00
Cryptocurrency data provider CoinMarketCap has launched its first Android app and revamped its iOS product, adding new app-only features.

KuCoin Exchange Traders Can Now Self-Custody Their Crypto Assets

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 07:20
Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has launched a beta feature allowing users to custody their own crypto assets while trading.

This Price Hurdle May Pave Way for Bitcoin’s Next Leg Up

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin's stalled rally could take off again if the bulls can convincingly breach a new resistance level above $5,200.

Sirin Labs Lays Off 25% of Staff Amid Poor Blockchain Phone Sales

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:30
Israel-based Sirin Labs has laid off a quarter of its workforce, saying sales of its Finney phone are lower than expected.

Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Opens Test Network to Public

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 04:00
The test network for the Algorand blockchain platform – co-founded by MIT professor Silvio Micali – has been opened to the public.

Why Coinbase’s Move Into Proof-of-Stake Matters

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:00
Exchanges like Coinbase are stepping into the market for proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies, but will they boost engagement or centralize power?

ConsenSys Is Seeking $200 Million in New Funding: Report

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 17:05
Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin is seeking external investment in his Brooklyn-based conglomerate.