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$71 Million: Galaxy Digital Sells Stake in EOS Blockchain Maker Block.One

$71 Million: Galaxy Digital Sells Stake in EOS Blockchain Maker Block.One

Galaxy Digital, the crypto merchant bank founded by former hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz, has received $71.2 million after selling its shares in Block.one, the maker of the EOS blockchain. Galaxy Digital said in an announcement on May 21 that it closed the transaction on Monday after a tender offer for its position in Block.one was made on April 18. […]

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Breaks Key Resistance, Surges 55% To Outdo Bitcoin

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Breaks Key Resistance, Surges 55% To Outdo Bitcoin

Stellar’s validator nodes “trust” the SDF nodes. Because of that, there was a failure, and the system couldn’t reach consensus for two hours on May-15. At the moment, XLM is under pressure but up 18.8 percent in the last day. Stellar Lumens (XLM) Price Analysis Fundamentals In the words of Yorke Rhodes, development around blockchain […]

CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019

CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019

CoinDesk’s annual Consensus conference isn’t just about big names or well-known startups and enterprises. In fact, there are many small and growing startups populating the main exhibit halls, pitching their products and services to the ever-shifting crowd of thousands. To capture just a slice of the activity going on, CoinDesk news editor John Biggs hit […]

The World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp

The World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp

One of the world’s largest electrical companies is teaming up with ethereum app iExec on a new test. EDF, the fifth largest electrical utility company with a $33 billion market cap, has launched its visual simulator software GPUSPH on iExec, a decentralized application that operates on ethereum mainnet. With this, EDF can test how the […]

Securitize Open-Sources Its Protocol, Partners With tZERO Token Exchange

Securitize Open-Sources Its Protocol, Partners With tZERO Token Exchange

Securitize is partnering with one of the blockchain industry’s largest security token exchange companies as it open-sources the code behind its in-house protocol. The Digital Securities (DS) protocol repository is available on Github, according to the company, which announced the developments on Monday during CoinDesk’s Consensus 2019 conference. Carlos Domingo, Securitize’s co-founder and CEO, said that he believes […]

GoTenna Partners With Blockstream Satellite to Make Using Bitcoin Without an Internet Connection Simpler

GoTenna Partners With Blockstream Satellite to Make Using Bitcoin Without an Internet Connection Simpler

Sending bitcoin transactions without an internet connection just got a little bit easier. Announced at the Magical Crypto Conference on Saturday in New York City, Blockstream Satellite and goTenna are integrating their technologies to make it easier to send bitcoin transactions with technology used to onboard people without direct internet connections. Blockstream Satellite is a […]

CryptoKitty Creators Release New ‘Easy-To-Use’ Ethereum Wallet

CryptoKitty Creators Release New ‘Easy-To-Use’ Ethereum Wallet

Dapper Labs, the creator of CryptoKitties, has released a new Ethereum “smart wallet” called Dapper. The goal? To make crypto and cryptocollectables far easier to use. “Dapper is the first publicly available ‘smart wallet’ for the Ethereum blockchain,” claims Dapper CEO Roham Gharegozlou. “We’re building Dapper because blockchain is still too hard to access, use, and understand. […]

Facebook Relaxes Ban on Crypto Ads Again

Facebook Relaxes Ban on Crypto Ads Again

Social media giant, Facebook will further relax its ban on cryptocurrency and blockchain related ad placements on its platform according to a Wednesday update released by the company. As per the announcement, Facebook will still require that those wishing to advertise cryptocurrency-related products and services submit an approval request. However, a prominent feature of the new policy is that […]