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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 […]

Forbes: Facebook’s ‘Bitcoin Rival’ Gets Big Institutions Keen on Crypto

Forbes: Facebook’s ‘Bitcoin Rival’ Gets Big Institutions Keen on Crypto

Recently, U.Today reported that Facebook is seeking to raise $1 bln in order to back its own stablecoin that is currently under development. As per a new Forbes piece, this coin and Facebook’s future crypto payment system are making the biggest financial market players feel very enthusiastic. This whole thing Facebook is currently busy with is dubbed Libra […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Is A Secure Investment Next To Gold, A Primer to $8,500?

Bitcoin (BTC) Is A Secure Investment Next To Gold, A Primer to $8,500?

After a stellar performance, analysts believe last year’s crypto winter is over as Bitcoin (BTC) prices bottom up, retesting $6,000. From candlestick arrangement, we expect buyers to be firmly in control once prices rally and close above Q4 2018 support now resistance. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals That the space is rapidly evolving is true, and […]

Zuckerberg In Talks With Potential ‘Allies’ As Facebook Prepares To Enter Crypto Space

Zuckerberg In Talks With Potential ‘Allies’ As Facebook Prepares To Enter Crypto Space

One of the most exciting to happen to the crypto space is Facebook’s dramatic entrance into the industry. It has just been rumours over the past few months but now it seems that it is no longer just speculation… Over the months, a lot of independent sources have spoken on the social network’s plans for building a […]