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Opera’s Android Web Browser Adds Access to .Crypto Domains for 80M Users

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 09:00
The “blockchain-ready” web browser has added support for Unstoppable Domains’ decentralized .crypto websites.

Telegram Hopes It Can Still Sell Tokens to Non-US Investors After Court Ruling

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 08:42
Telegram has asked a court to clarify if it can still issue its tokens to non-U.S. investors after a preliminary injunction blocked the issuance in the U.S.

Bitcoin Diverges From Falling Equities With $500 Price Rise

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 07:38
Bitcoin rose by 7 percent early on Monday even as the risk-off mood returned to the traditional markets.

US Cash in Circulation Sees Biggest Increase Since the Y2K Bug Panic, Fed Reserve Data Indicates

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 06:24
U.S. currency in circulation has experienced its largest increase in over 20 years.

Crypo Lender Celsius Taps Chainlink’s Price Oracles for Interest Rate ‘Decentralization’

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 05:11
Celsius Network has teamed up with oracle provider Chainlink to make the price feeds it uses to calculate asset interest rates less centralized.

Investors in Polychain Capital’s Crypto Hedge Fund Saw 1,332% Gains – If They Stomached the Dips

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 04:00
An investor document obtained by CoinDesk charts the dramatic ups and downs of the first four years of Polychain Capital’s cryptocurrency hedge fund.

Microsoft Files Patent Application for Crypto Mining System Powered by Human Activity

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 03:00
A Microsoft patent application details a human-powered crypto mining project by collecting data as people exercise and watch ads.

Can Bitcoin Survive the Climate Change Revolution?

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 02:00
If ESG is becoming the new buzzword among impact-minded financial institutions, where does energy-intensive bitcoin fit in?

Riot Blockchain Says Coronavirus Outbreak Might Hurt Crypto Mining Farms

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 01:00
Riot Blockchain's 10-K filing captures the fear COVID-19 is sowing in American companies.

Singapore Crypto Exchange Eyes US Expansion After Registering With FinCEN

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:00
Singapore-based Bitget has registered with the U.S. Treasury Department as a money services business, the first step to launching operations in the country.

Bear Market Over? Charts on Bitcoin and ASX 200 Suggest Otherwise

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 23:00
U.S stocks are showing signs of life amid the recent $2 trillion stimulus package. Yet it may be a while before confidence is restored.

Luxury Watchmaker Breitling Adds Its First Timepieces to a Blockchain

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:29
In a rare example of real-world business deployment, Breitling is registering watches on a blockchain to track their provenance from owner to owner.

How MakerDAO’s Stablecoin Survived the Crash, Smart Contract Bugs and Full Decentralization

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:16
How do DeFi stablecoins actually work, and what happened during the sudden, precipitous drop in crypto prices earlier this month? On today's show Andreas M. Antonopoulos leads us through a very interesting system and how it survived 'Black Thursday'.

Telegram Ruling Closes Another Door to Legally-Compliant Token Sales

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 09:48
A recent ruling stopping Telegram from distributing its cryptocurrency creates new legal peril for public blockchains, argues lawyer Josh Lawler.

Disruption, Money and a World of Change, Feat. Niall Ferguson

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 10:40
CoinDesk's Michael Casey speaks with author, historian and Hoover Institution senior fellow Niall Ferguson about our disrupted world, inevitable crisis and what it could mean for money.

While Some Hoard Dollar Bills, Others Envision Germy Cash’s Quick Demise

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 06:30
Is a cash-based society sustainable in a pandemic? Hoarders say yes. Health experts say maybe. Visionaries say no: It’s a moment for systemic change.

Splinter Cryptocurrency Hive Outperforms Justin Sun’s Steem After One Week Trading

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:52
It's been a week since the Hive blockchain broke off from Steem in protest. So far, the market action has been on the side of the dissidents.

World Health Organization Teams With IBM, Oracle on Blockchain-Based Coronavirus Data Hub

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:50
Big names like IBM, Oracle and the World Health Organization (WHO) will use blockchain technology to track data relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bitcoin and Ether Prices Stagnate as Traders Take Wait-and-See Approach

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:31
The March 12 crash is still fresh in crypto traders’ and fund managers’ minds, leaving some to think no trading decisions are the best decisions for now.

Corporate Socialism to Dying for the Dow: 7 Themes That Defined the Week

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:00
As another unprecedented week winds down, @NLW breaks down unlimited QE, digital dollars, the last break of institutional trust and more.