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For Non-Profits Working With Facebook, Libra Isn’t Such a Crazy Idea

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00
If their missions aren't served by Libra, Women's World Banking and Mercy Corps say they'll let it be known – loudly.

London Stock Exchange-Backed Nivaura Hires Senior HSBC Banker

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 00:30
LSE-backed Nivaura hired a senior HSBC banker to boost adoption of the London-based fintech's blockchain process for capital markets legal documents.

UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund to Back Open Source Technology

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 22:30
UNICEF has launched a cryptocurrency fund in its aim to back open source technology for children and young people in the world.

WATCH: Ethereum Enters a ‘Crossroads’ at the Ethereal Summit

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 21:42
CoinDesk's Daniel Kuhn speaks with ethereum community members at the Ethereal Summit ahead of the blockchain's reboot.

Bitfinex Says It Shouldn’t Have to Collect Documents for NYAG During Appeal

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 17:36
Bitfinex and Tether say they shouldn't have to compile documents ordered by a New York court during an ongoing appeal.

‘Scam’ or Iteration? At Devcon, Ethereum Diehards Still Believe in 2.0

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 16:00
Ethereum is facing a major transition with a bevy of unanswered questions. Why is the Devcon crowd unfazed?

Telegram Finally Confirms It’s Behind TON Blockchain

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 13:00
Telegram publicly acknowledged its link to the Telegram Open Network for the first time Tuesday – in a terms of service on it website.

Tiny $217 Options Trade on Bitcoin Blockchain Could Be Wall Street’s Death Knell

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 12:30
Skew., a startup led by an ex-JPMorgan trader, did an S&P 500 options trade on bitcoin’s blockchain to prove the tech works better than Wall Street.

State-Owned French Bank Joins Bitcoin Startup’s $8 Million Series A

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 12:00
Lightning-focused bitcoin startup ACINQ added an interesting investor to its cap table: Bpifrance, a state-owned bank that just made its first crypto investment.

West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Pilot May Have Been Breached by a Student

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
The West Virginia Secretary of State disclosed a student tampered with the blockchain voting pilot developed by Voatz in 2018.

China Merchants Bank’s Latest Crypto Partnership Includes STO Investment

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 10:00
A security token offering for the Nervos Network could help a prominent Chinese bank tap into the DeFi ecosystem.

Bitcoin Startup Casa Updates Lightning Nodes After Shipping 2,000 in Year 1

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 10:00
Casa, a bitcoin custody provider, is launching a new version of its flagship device.

Cryptocurrency Donations to Politicians Legal In Japan Says Internal Affairs Minister

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 08:30
Crypto donations are legal and do not need to be approved for political donations like cash or securities.

Bitcoin Eyes $8.5K Hurdle After Biggest Single-Day Price Gain in Five Weeks

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin logged the biggest single-day price gain in five weeks on Monday, opening doors for a stronger recovery rally to key resistance above $8,500.

EU Finance Commissioner Vows New Rules on Crypto, Libra Stablecoin

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 05:58
EU's financial services commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis intends to create a new regulations for crypto, particularly Facebook’s Libra stablecoin.

Bitcoin’s Dropping Lightning Capacity Might Not Be a Bad Thing

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 05:00
A look at some recent data around usage on bitcoin's lightning network.

Foreign Exchange Giant CLS Admits: No, We Don’t Need a Blockchain for That

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 04:00
Forex giant CLS is now using a blockchain to handle certain currency trades, but the technology is “not essential” for the task, an executive admits.

Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Issues Rules on Funds Investing in Crypto

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 02:00
Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued regulations for fund managers investing in "virtual assets."

The Silver Lining in Block.One’s SEC ‘Slap on the Wrist’

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 00:00
Mike Casey wades into the thorny issue of the U.S. government settlement struck with blockchain startup Block.one over its EOS ICO.

WATCH: Athena’s Bitcoin ATM Business Blooms in Argentina

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 19:00
Argentina's economic woes have led to a rise in crypto adoption. We talk to Athena Bitcoin, one of the biggest crypto ATM networks in the country.