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OpenLibra announcement overshadowed by core team member's questionable past
Crypto startup Wireline casts shadow on OpenLibra launch.
Blockchain Healthcare Firm Wins US National Science Foundation Grant
New England-based blockchain firm SimplyVital Health, Inc. has received a $225,000 grant from the United States National Science Foundation to research integration of its protocol Nexus with the Graphene protocol.
Why certain countries ban crypto
Ecuador has been at war with popular cryptocurrencies since 2014 or so.
'Teenage Bitcoin Millionaire' Co-Founds $1 Million Investment Fund for Crypto Startups
The leaders of crypto payment app Metal Pay, Marshall Hayner and Erik Finman, are launching an investment fund.
Decentralized Communication Startup New Vector Raises $8.5M
London-based decentralized communication startup New Vector has raised $8.5 million to drive adoption for Matrix, a major alternative messaging protocol.
Top-20 Coins Experience Downward Trend, BTC Stick Near $8,600
Thursday, Oct. 10 - Following an impressive rally yesterday, major crypto markets have slowed to trade in the red over the past day.
Perth Mint, InfiGold Launch Gold-Backed Token on Public Blockchain
Australia's largest precious metal refinery, the Perth Mint, and InfiGold, a fintech startup focused on precious metals digitization, have jointly launched a gold-backed digital token.
South Korean Blockchain Startup Raises $8M for Identity Authentication
Blockchain company Iconloop has secured 10 billion Korean won from seven investment companies participating in a Series A funding round.
Meet CoinDesk Next Week in Tokyo
CoinDesk will be in Tokyo and we're excited to meet our readers on Monday, October 14 at 6 p.m. CoinDesk Japan will be hosting this informal event.
New Coinbase Pro Mobile App Caters to Crypto Power Users
Coinbase is building a new mobile app for clients of its professional trading platform.
CoinDesk's Most Influential 2019: Vote Now for Crypto's Heroes
We've seen the rise of DeFi and interest-bearing instruments from the likes of MakerDAO and Compound.
Devcon Shows Ethereum's 'World Computer' Is a Movement, Not a Product
The ethereum community faces a daunting task: scale its blockchain ecosystem to securely support the growing demand for mainstream use cases.
US CFTC Chairman Says Ether Is a Commodity, ETH Futures Coming Next
Chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission's believes that Ether is a commodity, with ETH futures trading a coming reality.
Ripple Criticized for Alleged Misrepresentation of Relationship to XRP
Ripple Labs, the administrator of blockchain payments network Ripple, has come under renewed criticism for its allegedly misleading representations that it "Discovered" - rather than created - the XRP token.
Coinbase Pro Releases iOS Mobile App, Promising Usability and Mobility
Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a mobile app for its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro.
5,200 Tobacco Shops in France Now Selling Bitcoin
As previously reported, Keplerk's initial launch in January 2019 of the service reportedly involved just six tobacco shops, while other publications reported there were as many as 24 shops participating in the program.
Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, ZEN, SBTC
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the end of Monero, DASH, Zcash, Horizen and Super Bitcoin trading as of today, Oct. 10.
FATF AML Regulation: Can the Crypto Industry Adapt to the Travel Rule?
What are the FATF guidelines?In what has now become known as the travel rule, the FATF guidelines require regulators and Virtual Asset Service Providers - namely, exchanges from various countries worldwide - to collect and share personal data during transactions.
Gambling and DeFi keep dapps afloat as transaction volume drops; Ethereum, EOS and Tron leading
The transaction volume of dapps built on 6 main blockchains went down 40 percent in Q3 2019, while just 148 new dapps launched in the whole quarter.
OKEx Korea Reviewing Decision to Delist Privacy Coins Zcash and Dash
The South Korean arm of cryptocurrency exchange OKEX has halted, for now at least, the delisting of two privacy coins due to regulatory pressure from the Financial Action Task Force.
Lending Protocol Founders to Launch 'Neo-Bank' Offering Interest on USDC
The founders of lending protocol Nuo are launching a "Neo-bank" to attract more retail users.
CFTC Chairman Confirms Ether Cryptocurrency Is a Commodity
CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert has said ether, the world's second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is a commodity.
Bitfinex Doesn't Have to Compile Documents During Appeal, Judge Says
A New York judge has rejected a New York Attorney General's office request to have Bitfinex and Tether collect all documents pertaining to an alleged $850 million cover-up and $900 million line of credit.
E-commerce Giant Overstock Opens Blockchain R&D Center in Ireland
E-commerce giant Overstock has opened a blockchain Research and Development center in Ireland.
Japan Security Token Offering Association: The Way of Self-Regulation
Security token offerings, or STOs, have more or less taken the mantle from their semi-defunct counterpart, the initial coin offering.
Bakkt's Bitcoin Futures Trading Volume Soars 796% in One Day: Report
The trading volume of Bitcoin futures on the Intercontinental Exchange's Bakkt platform reportedly soared to 224 contracts on Oct. 9 - 796% higher than the previous day.
TON's Value to Surpass $20B Over 5 Years, Says New Research
Telegram Open Network's value is expected to surpass $20 billion over a five-year horizon, according to a new research by New York-based blockchain venture and digital assets fund Decentral Park Capital.
Official: Alipay to Ban All Bitcoin-Related Transactions
Alipay, a digital payment arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, declared that it will be banning any transactions related to Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
Tron, Stellar Are Founding Members of Blockchain Education Alliance
Tron and Stellar Development Foundation are part of a new alliance that will provide university students with a working knowledge about blockchain technology.
Cryptocurrency Wallets MyCrypto and Ambo Add Multiple New Features
Cryptocurrency wallets MyCrypto and Ambo have both announced major updates of their software.