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Why the Fed Is the Only Sugar Daddy Left, Feat. Luke Gromen

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 15:00
A look at how we went from the Bretton Woods system of gold-backed USD to the QE Infinity of today.

As Museums Go Dark, Crypto Art Finds Its Frame

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 14:49
With the physical world closed, artists are presenting their works in the glow of online showrooms, like the new Nifty Gateway.

Blockchain Bites: Ripple Sues YouTube, Monero Hits the Box Office and Draper Wants Crypto Everywhere

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 14:25
Is Renaissance bullish on bitcoin? What's the "crypto/lobbyist" revolving door? Will YouTube take down XRP giveaway scams?

Italy’s Leading Wire Service Is Using Ethereum to Thwart Copycats

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 14:20
Italy's ANSA newswire is trialing an ethereum-based system to track every article it publishes in an effort to prevent impersonators from publishing fake news under its banner.

Stablecoins Aren’t Inflating Crypto Market, Study Concludes

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 13:22
New research on issuances and flows of Tether and other stablecoins finds no systematic evidence that these assets drive cryptocurrency market movements.

Bitcoin News Roundup for April 22, 2020

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 12:00
Bitcoin reacts to stimulus packages and the UK bails out big tech. It's CoinDesk's Markets Daily podcast.

Power Ledger to Bring Blockchain Energy Trading to West Australian Housing Developments

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 11:15
The blockchain firm will provide the technology to enable energy trading at 10 new housing developments.

Tim Draper Firm Launches ‘Crypto Exchange’ Anyone Can Plug Into WordPress

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 09:46
The plugin is available right now.

Crypto’s Zoom Moment Is Coming

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 08:30
Zoom is now a household name. Can crypto be next?

Bitcoin Approaches $7K as U.S. Passes New $480B Stimulus Package

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 08:09
Bitcoin has risen back close to $7,000 as the U.S. Senate's approval of new coronavirus stimulus package buoys stocks.

First Mover: What the Oil Price Collapse Means for Bitcoin’s Halving Valuation

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 07:48
What does the crash in black gold mean for digital gold in the important weeks ahead?

Miners Trick Stablecoin Protocol PegNet, Turning $11 Into Almost $7M Hoard

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 05:20
The millions in tokens were later destroyed, painting a confusing picture of the attacker's motives.

Everledger Offers Diamond Industry Blockchain-Based Carbon Offsetting

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 04:40
Track-and-trace blockchain pioneer Everledger is using its technology to help the diamond industry offset its carbon footprint.

Gemini Clears New Deloitte Audit in Bid to Appeal to Wall Street

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 04:00
Gemini’s exchange and custody services have cleared yet another systems design check.

UK’s Tech Bailout Could Help Blockchain Devs Weather COVID-19 Shutdown

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 01:00
Britain’s new “Future Fund” relief package will help tech firms, including blockchain companies like Chainvine.

Charlie Lee

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 22:14
Charlie Lee is the creator of litecoin and the managing director for the Litecoin Foundation. Born in Ivory Coast, West Africa, Lee immigrated to the United States at age 13. Lee announced litecoin on Bitcointalk, a bitcoin forum initially created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2011 while working at Google. Litecoin is a fork of bitcoin, […]

Bittrex Exec Joins Mortgage Giant Fannie Mae After Crypto Exchange’s Brush With NYDFS

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 18:05
Reversing the pattern of government veterans jumping to crypto startups, Bittrex US’s former chief compliance and ethics officer has moved to Fannie Mae.

Market Wrap: Oil in Turmoil, Bitcoin Gains Slightly to $6.9K

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 17:32
While oil futures continue to collapse, bitcoin holds steady, even making gains as the U.S. market closes lower.

Bitcoin Can’t Be a Safe Haven and 100x Leverage Is the Reason Why

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 17:01
Excessive leverage increases bitcoin's volatility and puts off mainstream capital from entering the market, says Vishal Shah.

Ripple Sues YouTube for Allowing ‘Scams’ That Promise Free XRP

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 16:39
Ripple Labs and CEO Brad Garlinghouse are suing YouTube over allegations that the video streaming giant has failed to police its platform against fake XRP giveaway scams, resulting in monetary damage to users and reputational harm to Ripple.