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Microsoft, Intel Back Ethereum-Based Token to Reward Consortium Efforts

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 17:00
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has created a token to incentivize firms to participate in consortiums. The system is backed by Microsoft and Intel.

QuadrigaCX Founder’s Widow Will Cough Up $9 Million to Repay Users

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 16:24
Bankruptcy trustee EY and the widow of QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten have come to a settlement – with affected users of the defunct exchange getting a $9 million payout.

NBA’s Sacramento Kings to Reward Loyal Fans With Crypto Tokens

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:00
Based on the ERC-20 standard, the Kings Token will be a first for a U.S. professional sports team.

Crypto Traders’ Lawsuit Claims Bitfinex, Tether Cost Market Over $1 Trillion

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:43
Bitfinex and sister company Tether caused more than $1 trillion in damages to the crypto market, a new lawsuit claims.

German Finance Minister Supports Digital Euro, But ‘Very Critical’ of Libra

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 09:00
Speaking on a possible e-euro, minister Olaf Scholz said Germany "should not leave the field to China, Russia, the U.S. or any private providers."

Polychain, Bitmain Back $10.7 Million SAFT for Encryption Startup NuCypher

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 08:00
NuCypher has raised $10.7 million in a SAFT with Polychain, Bitmain and others. It's also launched the testnet for its suite of encryption services.

Now Traders Can Make Bets on When Facebook’s Libra Will Launch

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 07:30
Crypto futures exchange CoinFLEX is issuing derivatives linked to the launch of the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project.

Bitcoin Bounces Back to $8K from Historically Strong Price Support

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin has again defended historically strong price support near $7,700, keeping the hopes of a corrective rally alive.

UK Finance Watchdog’s Crypto Investigations Up By 74% in 2019

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 06:30
The number of investigations into cryptocurrency firms by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority have reportedly seen a sharp rise in the last year.

Meet the Russian Oligarch Launching a Metal-Backed Crypto Token

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 06:00
Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia's richest people, tells CoinDesk about his plans for a palladium-backed token and a tokenized commodities exchange.

Coinbase in Talks to Acquire Rental Startup Omni’s Engineering Staff: Report

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 05:30
Th cryptocurrency exchange is said to be in talks to acquire the human assets of Omni, a Ripple-backed rental and storage firm.

Hyperledger Blockchain Group Weighs Changes to Fix Election Issues

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 05:00
The blockchain consortium’s powerful technical steering committee is discussing changes to its elections process to boost voter turnout and more.

From Cardano to Ethereum, 2020 Could Be Deciding Year for Proof-of-Stake

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 04:00
Two of the industry’s most hotly anticipated PoS networks are scheduled to (re)launch in Q1.

Sharia Goldbugs: How ISIS Created A Currency For World Domination

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 16:53
By trading oil using its own currency, ISIS planned to destabilize the US economy by forcibly decoupling the dollar from the oil business.

What It’s Like Being CIO of a Crypto Fund

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 05:40
Jeff Dorman of Arca Funds shares his experience of what it’s like being a CIO of a cryptocurrency fund.

Algo Capital Loses Crypto Funds After CTO’s Phone Is Hacked

Sat, 10/05/2019 - 15:29
Algo Capital, an investment firm focused on the Algorand ecosystem, lost a few million in bitcoin and ALGO tokens after its CTO's phone was hacked.

WATCH: Dash CEO Looks Forward to Stability and Adoption

Sat, 10/05/2019 - 09:00
Dash Core Group CEO, Ryan Taylor, sat down to speak with CoinDesk to discuss the recent spate of exchange listings for Dash.

Bitcoin Is 2019’s Best-Performing Asset, Even After Recent Price Downturn

Sat, 10/05/2019 - 06:30
Despite a recent pullback, bitcoin’s price has more than doubled in 2019, dwarfing investors' year-to-date returns from stocks, bonds or commodities.

Hacker Returns Ethereum Domains Lost in Bug Exploit

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 17:25
The ENS hacker returned all 17 domain names after being compensated by OpenSea.

PayPal Withdraws From Facebook-Led Libra Crypto Project

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 16:20
PayPal has withdrawn from the Libra Association, the company announced Friday.