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A Venezuelan crypto exchange has developed a service that supports crypto payments via SMS text messages, allowing users to enter the financial fold without an internet connection.
Blockchain's bestBrazilian financial regulators' new PIER data-sharing blockchain cost about $250,000 to build and it runs on the Quorum blockchain.
ScamsChainalysis has found crypto scams have taken a hit from COVID-19-led market turbulence.
Miners' anticipationAs the latest bitcoin halving approaches, miners are upgrading equipment, optimizing arrangements, conserving power and more in the race to dominate.
On this week's episode of "Bitcoin Halving 2020: Miner Perspectives," Kristy-Leigh Minehan and Pavel Moravec give an in-depth explanation of what miners are doing to maximize profits and increase operational efficiency.
CoinDesk ResearchMarch 12 changed how investors look at crypto markets and assets, shook out some participants and left others unmoved.
The CoinDesk Quarterly Review is a Q1 analysis of how the narrative has changed for crypto blue-chips like Bitcoin and Ethereum, which assets outperformed, and how the participants in crypto markets are shifting in the wake of Q1's defining event.
CoinDesk Research WebinarMarch 12 changed how investors look at crypto markets and assets, shook out some participants and left others unmoved.
The CoinDesk Quarterly Review is a Q1 analysis of how the narrative has changed for crypto blue-chips like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
'Immunity Passports,' Darknet Pharma, Miners Prep for Halving
Published on Apr 13, 2020
by Coindesk | Published on Coinage
Another mainstream company is seeking approval to invest in crypto
Anthony Scaramucci's investment firm, SkyBridge, seeks approval from the SEC to invest in crypto.
COVID-19 popularized decentralization, but blockchain may not catch on
On Nov. 9, drugmaker Pfizer announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is 90-plus percent effective, and even though it may be premature to proclaim the pandemic's end - as the virus continues to rage in the United States and Europe - once can at least speculate: Where will blockchain adoption stand when the crisis abates?
Bitcoin hits new 2020 high at $16.7K -Traders expect bigger breakout
The price of Bitcoin hit a new yearly high at $16,717 on Binance.
The next big crypto market could be fantasy sports, says Messari
As "Digitally native" ecosystems like esports continue to synergize with blockchain technology, industries like fantasy sports could be primed for mass adoption, says digital research firm Messari.