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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Markets Update: The Top Ten Altcoins Then and Now
  While bitcoin’s price cracked a new all-time high of US$1,220, the top ten alternative cryptocurrencies also got a lift from the spike. The rise in [...]
Banks Turn to Bitcoin Tracking in Fight Against Human Trafficking
  A shift occurred in the summer of 2015 that sent modern-day slavers flocking to bitcoin. Following pressure from Illinois law enforcement, Visa and [...]
Monax to Bring Ethereum Tech to Hyperledger Blockchain Group
  Blockchain startup Monax has joined Hyperledger, the Linux Foundation-led open-source consortium building a wide-range of enterprise-grade solutions [...]
JP Morgan, Santander Said to Join New Ethereum Blockchain Group
  New details have emerged about a soon-to-be-launched initiative focused on enterprise uses of the ethereum protocol. Dubbed Enterprise Ethereum, the [...]
Coinbase Just Stopped Serving Bitcoin Customers in Hawaii
  Digital currency exchange Coinbase said today that it will stop serving customers in Hawaii following regulatory changes in the US state. The [...]
Citi Returns as Title Sponsor for Consensus 2017
  CoinDesk is delighted to welcome Citi back as a title sponsor for Consensus 2017, our third annual blockchain technology summit. As one of the [...]
Russia’s PM: Blockchain Tech Could Bring Big Changes
  Blockchain tech could have a major impact, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly said today, before going on to note that “so far [...]
Canada’s Securities Watchdog Seeks Blockchain Firms for Startup ‘Sandbox’
  The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the country’s top securities regulatory, is launching a new fintech “sandbox” program aimed at [...]
BIS Report: DLT ‘Promising’ But ‘A Long Way Off’
  The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has released a new report on blockchains and distributed ledger technology. Described as an an [...]
DTCC Moves to Next Stage of Digital Asset Blockchain Trial
  The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has completed the first leg of a post-trade distributed ledger trial conducted in partnership [...]