Crypto exchange Gate.io has raised $64 million worth of crypto assets in seven days for its own exchange cryptocurrency that won’t be launched on a blockchain for at least six months. One of the oldest Chinese exchanges,...
Block.One has decided to start voting with its hoard of EOS tokens. Announced last week, the decision finds the startup that created the EOS software, now powered by the fifth most valuable cryptocurrency, breaking with precedent in a move that may have come as a surprise to those following...
ConsenSys chief strategy officer Sam Cassatt is stepping down to launch a new venture fund, Aligned Capital, with the backing of ConsenSys founder Joe Lubin. ConsenSys said Cassatt will stay on with the ethereum venture studio...
Japanese tech research firm Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a blockchain-based solution for evaluating user credentials, identity and trustworthiness in online transactions, according to an announcement by Fujitsu on July 4.As reported, the solution considers user ratings, stored on a blockchain, to assign every user a “trustworthiness score.”...
CoinDash, a Blockchain-based trading platform, recently raised $12 mln in its initial coin offering (ICO). However, $7 mln was hacked and redirected to a different address after the website of CoinDash was compromised. In an official statement, the CoinDash team wrote: “It is unfortunate for us to announce that we...
Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading in a narrowing price range over the past week, but a bullish breakout is looking likely, the technical charts suggest. The cryptocurrency created a bearish outside-day candle last Wednesday, signaling the rally from the low of $6,425 had run out of steam. However, the...
"What is bitcoin? Can I buy, like, pizza with it?" Asked by sports blogger Dave Portnoy in his inaugural video as a bitcoin investor, the comment cuts to the core of a truism about the network: while it's been billed as a "digital currency," it's actually not all the useful for...
Guy Zyskind is the CEO and co-founder of Enigma, a secure computation protocol that integrates with blockchains. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review. In 2018, two major long-term trends finally collided in...
In studying a number of cryptocurrencies and upcoming ICOs, Canadian authorities have said that the offerings are similar to the sale of securities and as such should have to abide by the tough rules that exist around them - or seek exemptions. Legal grey area While digital currencies boom and...
Several industries have been experiencing optimization and much more enhanced operations with the use of Blockchain technology. The same technology that powers Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is now being utilized in various industries including healthcare, government operations, supply chain, entertainment, among others. Blockchain enhances diamond trading The latest industry being revolutionized...