South Korean Electronics Giant LG Joins Hedera Hashgraph Council
by Danny Nelson on May 27, 2020 at 10:00 pm
Electronics giant LG joined the Hedera Hashgraph governing council Wednesday. Its the council’s first home appliance manufacturer and second Asia-based member.
Resignation at Identity Initiative Raises Doubts About Immunity Passes
by Benjamin Powers on May 27, 2020 at 9:40 pm
Prominent researcher Elizabeth Renieris said ID2020 was moving too fast to adopt unproven technology, including distributed ledgers, for immunity passes.
Market Wrap: Bullish Traders Push Bitcoin Over $9,100, Returning to Halving Levels
by Daniel Cawrey on May 27, 2020 at 9:07 pm
Traders were feeling good about bitcoin’s upward trend and pushed it over $9,100 Wednesday.
38 Questions for Quantum’s Mati Greenspan
by Daniel Kuhn on May 27, 2020 at 7:54 pm
CoinDesk Confessionals explores the inner psyche of blockchain’s leading professionals. Crypto analyst Mati Greenspan discusses missing Y2K and his biggest anti-hero.
Why Innovation Matters (and How Not to Screw It Up), Feat. Matt Ridley
by Nathaniel Whittemore on May 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The “Rational Optimist” author gives his take on the economic history and possible futures of prosperity’s most important driver: innovation
Goldman Sachs: Cryptocurrencies ‘Are Not an Asset Class’
by Zack Voell on May 27, 2020 at 6:22 pm
Goldman Sachs held an investor call Wednesday to discuss current policies for bitcoin, gold and inflation. The stalwart investment bank is still no fan of bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
The $10B Stablecoin Industry Has a Fraud Problem It’s Not Addressing
by JP Koning on May 27, 2020 at 5:41 pm
If stablecoins are used for apparently illegal activity, should issuers step in to stop it? So far, they’ve been reluctant to do so, says our columnist.
Blockchain Bites: Google Validates Theta, Coinbase and BitGo Eye Crypto Prime Brokerage
by Daniel Kuhn on May 27, 2020 at 4:40 pm
Polkadot launched the blockchain of blockchains while an IMF official said CBDCs could spur financial innovation.
Bitcoin Transaction Fees Decline as Network Congestion Eases
by Omkar Godbole on May 27, 2020 at 4:10 pm
After facing a heavy load of transactions earlier this month, bitcoin’s network has returned to a more normal level, recent developments suggest.
Bitcoin News Roundup for May 27, 2020
by Adam B. Levine on May 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm
While the yuan weakens against the U.S. dollar, Coinbase makes an acquisition to grow its institutional trading infrastructure. It’s another episode of CoinDesk’s the Markets Daily podcast.
CryptoKitties Creator Debuts NBA Game on Its Own Blockchain
by William Foxley on May 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Blockchain meets basketball in the newest game from Dapper Labs, the developers of CryptoKitties.
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