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Bank of America Is Now Hiring in Blockchain, Not Just Filing Patents

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 06:00
Bank of America has begun hiring for blockchain positions, the first indicator that the bank plans to do much else with the tech besides filing patents.

Australia’s Gold Mint Is Backing a Crypto Token Based on Ethereum

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 05:01
The government-owned Perth Mint is backing a new digital token aimed to allow investors to trade and settle gold in real time.

Why French Lender SocGen Issued a $110 Million Ethereum Bond to Itself

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 04:00
Societe Generale has no plans to resell its $110 million ethereum bond, but future blockchain trials will involve external investors, an exec said.

Binance Adds XRP-Pegged Token to Its Decentralized Exchange

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 02:01
The world's leading crypto exchange by volume announced the addition of XRP-BF2 to its decentralized exchange platform.

‘Teenage Bitcoin Millionaire’ Co-Founds $1 Million Investment Fund for Crypto Startups

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 19:00
Erik Finman's $1 million fund will make seed-level investments in startups dealing in banking and decentralized finance.

Devcon Shows Ethereum’s ‘World Computer’ Is a Movement, Not a Product

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 15:33
Finding the narrative at ethereum's premier event.

CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2019: Vote Now for Crypto’s Heroes (and Villains)

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 13:30
Who made the biggest contributions to the industry in 2019? Vote now for our annual ranking of the Most Influential in Blockchain.

New Coinbase Pro Mobile App Caters to Crypto Power Users

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00
Coinbase has released a new trading app for its professional trading clients.

Bitfinex Doesn’t Have to Compile Documents During Appeal, Judge Says

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 10:26
A New York judge has rejected the state attorney general's request to have Bitfinex and Tether compile documents about a loan during an ongoing appeal.

CFTC Chairman Confirms Ether Cryptocurrency Is a Commodity

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 10:20
CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert has just said ether, the world's second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is a commodity not a security.

Lending Protocol Founders to Launch ‘Neo-Bank’ Offering Interest on USDC

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 09:00
The founders of Nuo are launching Juno, which will offer a smart-contract wallet with 5.5 percent interest on USDC in a bid to attract retail users.

OKEx Korea Reviewing Decision to Delist Privacy Coins Zcash and Dash

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 08:20
OKEX Korea is reconsidering a decision to delist the privacy coins zcash and dash it announced in September.

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Thu, 10/10/2019 - 08:18
Let's talk crypto in Tokyo on Monday.

Bitcoin Price Looks North Despite SEC’s Latest ETF Rejection

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin may rise to $9,000 in the short-term, as traders are seemingly unfazed by the U.S. regulator's decision to reject Bitwise's bitcoin ETF proposal.

Russian Central Bank Chief: ‘No Obvious Need’ for National Cryptocurrency

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 06:30
Russia's central bank sees no strong reason to launch a national cryptocurrency that would override the potential risks, according to its chief.

Samsung Working With Ripple Partner, Finablr, on International Payments

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 06:00
Samsung is dipping a toe into blockchain-based remittances thanks to a partnership with Finablr.

Liquidity Provider B2C2 Launches Gold Derivative Settled in Bitcoin

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 05:30
The U.K.-licensed firm's new derivative product allows clients to synthetically trade gold against bitcoin and aims to capitalize on a move to haven assets.

Ripple Extends Banking Network With Finastra Partnership

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 04:00
Ripple's partnership with banking services firm Finastra will boost each company's capacity for cross-border payments.

7 Ethereum Projects Are Getting $175,000 in Grants From ConsenSys

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 01:33
The program is meant to support under-resourced areas of development in the ethereum ecosystem.

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Taps BitGo for Custodial Services

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 00:00
Bitstamp will begin transferring its assets under management to BitGo's cold wallets on Oct. 10.