‘No Decision’ on New Assets, Coinbase Says Amid Ripple Rumors – CoinDesk

Coinbase said that it has “made no decision” about adding new cryptocurrency listings, including to its GDAX exchange service, amid rumors that the startup is gearing up to add Ripple’s XRP token. The speculation originated after it was revealed that Coinbase chief operating officer and president Asiff Hirji would appear alongside Ripple chief executive Brad […]

Chile Adopt Blockchain Technologies to Increase Data Transparency

Chile adopt blockchain technologies in order to maintain and monitor the country’s electricity grid. The blockchain is much more than just cryptocurrency. Its essence defines it as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), but whereas many people repeat the concept to simply explain the technology that sustains bitcoin and altcoins, others explore and exploit the potential […]

De Soto Inc.: Where Eminent Domain Meets the Blockchain

Just as a country’s borders drawn on a globe aren’t often exact, neither are the lines drawn on individual properties around much of the world. De Soto Inc., a socially-conscious joint venture between Overstock.com subsidiary Medici Ventures, Overstock founder Patrick Byrne and world-renowned Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto, has plans to solve the problems of […]

What is President Trump’s Cryptocurrency Opinion?

This post was originally published on source President Trump’s cryptocurrency opinion has not been made entirely clear to the public. Considering the increase in popularity of cyrptocurrency over the past year do you think he should make an official statement? President Trump seems to have an opinion on everything. Whether that be an opinion about North […]

Canadian Regulator Warns Against ‘Illegal’ Crypto Investment Scheme – CoinDesk

A finance regulator in the Canadian province of New Brunswick has warned residents about investing in a so-called “cryptocurrency bank” and its associated token. In a March 5 statement, representatives from the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCSC) sounded the alarm about Bitcoin-bank.io, which according to its website promises a daily return on deposits through […]

Coinbase Taps Former LinkedIn Exec to Lead Acquisitions Efforts – CoinDesk

Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase has enlisted a former LinkedIn executive to spearhead its acquisition efforts. Emilie Choi will serve as vice president of corporate and business development, according to a blog post published Monday. Having previously acted as LinkedIn’s vice president of corporate development, Choi’s new role will focus on bringing Coinbase to new markets, with an […]