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Zimbabwe Halts Mobile Transactions as Hyperinflation Spurs Currency Flight

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:17
Zimbabwe's central bank, seeking to block attempts to avoid the country’s hyperinflation, halted all transactions conducted by "mobile money agents" this week.

Market Wrap: Crypto Market Eerily Quiet as Bitcoin Stuck Near $9K

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:26
Bitcoin volatility continues to drop as the price stays within a tight range and traders wait for a breakout in either direction.

UCSF Hospital Paid $1.14M in Bitcoin After Ransomware Attack

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:12
Ransomware group Netwalker is believed to be behind the attack on UCSF, which temporarily restricted access to the medical school’s data.

Compound Changes COMP Distribution Rules Following ‘Yield Farming’ Frenzy

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:22
Following a Tuesday governance vote, daily COMP token distributions will change dramatically, starting Thursday.

‘It Sure Doesn’t Feel Like the Greatest Economy of All Time,’ Feat. George Gammon

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:00
The host of the rapidly growing Rebel Capitalist podcast joins to talk macro, inflation and the almighty battle for ideas.

The Novel Legal Strategy Bringing This ICO-Backed ‘Micro-Mobility’ Startup to Court

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:24
Lawyers have filed suit in a "highly unusual" case against flamboyant Italian e-scooter entrepreneur Salvator Palella, over a troubled ICO back in 2018.

DeFi’s ‘Agricultural Revolution’ Has Ethereum Users Turning to Decentralized Exchanges

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:21
Decentralized exchanges are seeing more action than ever thanks to a surge in decentralized finance activity.

Bitcoin News Roundup for June 30, 2020

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:30
As Zimbabwe embarks on its fifth bout of hyperinflation in modern history, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with another bitcoin news roundup.

Crypto VC Chiefs Talk COVID Recovery, Bitcoin Upside at Real Vision Conference

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:30
Pantera's Dan Morehead and 10T Holdings' Dan Tapiero can't agree on our economic future. Even so, they think it bodes well for bitcoin

Ethereum Developers Delay Berlin Hard Fork to Stem Client Centralization Concerns

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:28
79% of Ethereum nodes run on Geth. Core developers have pushed back July's Berlin hard fork so other clients can catch up.

Blockchain Bites: Digital Dollars, Ethereum’s Gas and ASX’s Blockchain ‘Lacks Clarity’

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:14
Thought leaders are decending on Washing to talk digital money while the Australian Securities Exchange may delay its blockchain settlement solution.

Dfinity Opens Platform to Outside Developers, Launches Decentralized TikTok Rival

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:03
Decentralized cloud computing startup Dfinity said its "Internet Computer" is now open to third-party developers.

Israeli Firm Develops Tech Allowing Crypto Users to Retrieve Funds Sent in Error

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:00
Israeli blockchain startup Kirobo says it solved the problem of funds being lost through errors in irreversible crypto transactions.

Augur’s Revamped Predictions Platform Launches Next Month With a New Token

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:43
The blockchain predictions platform is upgrading to version 2 in July, but users will have to migrate to a new token if they want to use it.

Why the Stock-to-Flow Bitcoin Valuation Model Is Wrong

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:36
The popular stock-to-flow bitcoin valuation model has the air of academic rigor. Unfortunately, it's just math-laden marketing.

Elliptic Follows Chainalysis in Adding Zcash to Monitoring Platform

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:00
Elliptic, the blockchain analysis company, has added privacy coins zcash and horizen to its monitoring platform.

Coinbase Ventures Invests in $5M Token Sale for Ethereum Data Firm ‘The Graph’

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:00
Blockchain data startup The Graph has raised $5 million in a token sale with Framework Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Digital Currency Group and others.

US Soccer Players Can Be Collected, Traded in Tokenized Fantasy Game

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:35
MLS fans will now be able to collect and trade digital cards representing league players and use them to play fantasy soccer games run by the firm Sorare.

Swiss Equity Firm Makes First Crypto Investment With SPiCE VC Stake

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:20
Swiss private equity firm VIVA Investment Partners AG is leaning into crypto funding through a new stake in blockchain venture capital firm SPiCE VC.

Coin Metrics Offers More Rigorous Measure of Crypto Market Supply

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:10
Coin Metrics offers a standardized way of measuring the size and depth of digital asset markets with free float supply methodology.