coindesk wrote a new post, CoinMarketCap Crypto Assets Now Feature Flipside Letter Grades, on the site StarFeed 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Blockchain analytics startup Flipside Crypto is bringing crypto asset letter grades to a slew of online publishers.
The Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS) metric – which evaluates factors such as developer a […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Reduce Staff By Up to 50%, on the site StarFeed 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, plans to cut its staffing levels by up to 50 percent, according to a CoinDesk Korea report issued Monday, a move that would reduce its number of em […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Overstock Delays E-Commerce Business Sale, Deferring Cash for Crypto Ventures, on the site StarFeed 5 hours, 1 minute ago
Overstock has put off plans to sell its flagship retail business, delaying a large cash infusion that it was hoping to get for its portfolio of blockchain ventures.
The company had originally aimed to sell the […]
coindesk wrote a new post, IBM Signs 6 Banks to Issue Stablecoins and Use Stellar’s XLM Cryptocurrency, on the site StarFeed 6 hours, 25 minutes ago
IBM is taking its banking clients a step closer to cryptocurrency.
Announced Monday, six international banks have signed letters of intent to issue stablecoins, or tokens backed by fiat currency, on World Wire, an […]
coindesk wrote a new post, A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched, on the site StarFeed 7 hours, 26 minutes ago
An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX with bitcoin’s in-development lightning network is now live.
Launched by SuredBits Monday, the application p […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture, on the site StarFeed 7 hours, 55 minutes ago
Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.
Four representatives and senators from the state jointly filed the bipartisan house bill 1247 on […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Banking Startup Launching Visa Card That Lets You Spend 7 Cryptos, on the site StarFeed 9 hours, 20 minutes ago
Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows users to spend cryptocurrencies.
In an announcement, 2gether said customers will be able to use the card to pay with either euros or any […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Coinbase Pro Has Good and Bad News Regarding Fees for Traders, on the site StarFeed 10 hours ago
Coinbase Pro is changing its fee structure later this week, with bottom tier traders seeing a hike and higher value clients paying less.
The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange announced the news in a blog […]
coindesk wrote a new post, An Old Resistance Hurdle Is Back and Could Stall Bitcoin’s Price Rally, on the site StarFeed 11 hours, 25 minutes ago
Bitcoin clocked highs above $4,000 over the weekend and closed last week on a positive note, strengthening the short-term bullish outlook.
The ongoing recovery rally, however, could pause around $4,000 or […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus, on the site StarFeed 12 hours, 26 minutes ago
Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 (US$71,139) funding for a blockchain industry trade mission to CoinDesk’s Consensus event in May.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews and Min […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Citi Scraps Its Plan for a JPM Coin-Like Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency, on the site StarFeed 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
In light of the splash JPMorgan made recently with its plan for a bank-backed cryptocurrency, it’s worth remembering another big institution first tested a token to connect global payments – back in 201 […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Bitcoin’s Price and Network Activity: One is Outpacing the Other, on the site StarFeed 16 hours, 15 minutes ago
Bitcoin’s user growth, as represented by active addresses, has spiked in the last eight weeks leaving the price far behind, a move that contradicts the popular belief the two tend to move in tandem.
The 30 day a […]
coindesk wrote a new post, When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo, on the site StarFeed 20 hours, 25 minutes ago
Bakkt was first announced in early August as a bitcoin trading and custody platform, but its launch has been repeatedly delayed
It has submitted a proposal to the CFTC, asking for an exemption which would allow it […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding, on the site StarFeed 1 day, 9 hours ago
Cryptocurrency investment app provider Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round.
The Germany-based startup told CoinDesk on Thursday that the round was led by early-stage venture capital firm […]
coindesk wrote a new post, How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings, on the site StarFeed 1 day, 10 hours ago
More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool to help them avoid the costly errors arising from self-executing lines of code known as smart contracts.
Launched by ethereum […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US, on the site StarFeed 2 days, 11 hours ago
Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated crypto exchange in the U.S.
The publicly traded U.S. company that has faced regulatory issues for a sudden pivot to blockchain, revealed in a filing with the U.S. […]
Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team.
The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a newsletter for the institutional market, wi […]
coindesk wrote a new post, SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto ‘Spring’ Is Going to Come, on the site StarFeed 3 days ago
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Valerie Szczepanik is optimistic that regulation will ultimately boost the cryptocurrency market.
“I do think if we hope to smell the crypto spring in the air, it wil […]
coindesk wrote a new post, Paradigm Leads $9 Million Round for Cosmos Creator Tendermint, on the site StarFeed 3 days, 1 hour ago
Blockchain interoperability project Tendermint has raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by technology-focused venture capital firm Paradigm.
Announcing the news on Thursday, Tendermint said that […]
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