Cory Johnson leaves ripple
Cory Johnson is out at distributed ledger startup Ripple as its chief market strategist, CoinDesk has learned. Tom Channick, a Ripple spokesperson, confirmed the move to CoinDesk after it emerged on social media that references to Ripple and Johnson's role at the company appeared to have been scrubbed from his Twitter account. Channick sent the following statement to CoinDesk: Cory's last year at Ripple was a success in representing the company to investors, press and regulators. Cory helped Ripple with strategy internally and overall industry education. But due to changes in market conditions, we've chosen to eliminate the role of Chief Market Strategist. This information was discovered by us on 2019-02-12 02:31:48. Share this content on social media: These assets may interest you XRP, ARK. Have a look at www.coindesk.com for complete listings from this source. Leave a Comment

Binance Users Can Now Buy BTC With Credit Card Binance Users Can Now Buy BTC With Credit Card
Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has just made it easier for users to buy cryptocurrencies. The exchange announced Thursday that it has partnered with Israel-based payments processing firm Simplex to enable purchases with Visa and MasterCard credit cards. At launch, the exchange is supporting credit card purchase for bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and XRP. These can then be traded against up to 151 other tokens offered by the exchange. The crypto industry is still in its early stages and most of the world's money is still in fiat, said Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao. Building fiat gateways is what we need now to grow the ecosystem, increase adoption and introduce crypto to more users. This information was found by us on 2019-01-31 15:09:57. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets include LBA. See www.coindesk.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

Proof-of-Stake could lead to crypto banking. Let s avoid that. Proof-of-Stake could lead to crypto banking. Let s avoid that.
Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesks advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared inCoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. With last week's Constantinople delay offering a reminder that ethereum faces challenges in its long roadmap to migrate from a proof-of-work (POW) consensus algorithm to proof-of-stake (POS), it's easy to miss the fact that elsewhere in crypto-land, POS is already a thing. A little-discussed ramification is that POS will drive new business and financial models for cryptocurrencies, which will, in turn, give rise to a new regulatory and security challenges. This data was found by us on 2019-01-21 10:08:46. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets include KIN. You may want to visit www.coindesk.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

How Could Blockchain Technology Change Finance  - CoinDesk How Could Blockchain Technology Change Finance - CoinDesk
This question has been asked by every futurist research lab in many of the largest banks, central banks, financial institutions, think tanks, consulting firms and government committees aroundthe world. R3CEV, a consortium effort financed by some of the world's largest banks, is busy trying to answer this question. Goldman Sachs, McKinsey Consulting and Consumers Research have all written excellent reports on this question. The UK Government, the Senates of the US, Canada, Australia and the EU have all made inquiries along these lines. Many startups also produce white papers concerning their particular innovation or use of blockchain technology, and often include the larger social question:How this will change things This posting was found by us on 2019-01-17 13:56:05. Share this content on social media: You may be interested in these cryptocurrencies : CAG. Visit www.coindesk.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

Bitcoin Cash Price Index   Real-time Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Price Charts Bitcoin Cash Price Index Real-time Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Price Charts
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OneCoin Archives - CoinDesk
China has prosecuted nearly 100 individuals said to be involved with locally operating the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme. The Central Bank of Samoa is investigating the OneCoin crypto investment scheme and has issued a warning about the business to investors. China's public security ministry says it will take aim at pyramid schemes in the country, including those that purportedly involve cryptocurrencies. Bulgaria's government has revealed it is part of an international crackdown of OneCoin. Police in Finland have moved into a new stage in their ongoing investigation into to the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme. This item was retrieved by us on 2019-01-17 13:52:30. Share this content on social media: See www.coindesk.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Bitcoin payment processor GoCoin to ride Singapore's wave - CoinDesk Bitcoin payment processor GoCoin to ride Singapore's wave - CoinDesk
As Singapore's growth continues to challenge the world's other financial services hubs, it's also attracting bitcoin entrepreneurs who see it as fertile ground for a more disruptive kind of innovation. Singapore's unique position as a fully independent city-state in the middle of Asia has served it well over the past few decades. Both policy decisions and geopolitical fortune have seen it achieve one of Asia's highest standards of living, a high concentration of millionaires, and $450 billion in offshore assets under management (half of which are from China). Expats have long flocked to Singapore from Commonwealth countries, but new and wealthy communities have begun to arrive from places like Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States. This publication was retrieved by us on 2019-01-17 13:52:11. Share this content on social media: You may be interested in these cryptocurrencies : BTC, TCN. You may want to visit www.coindesk.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

Rachel Rose O'Leary, Author at CoinDesk
Rachel-Rose O'Leary is a writer specializing in ethereum, with an interest in privacy technologies. She is a director at Multidisciplinary Academic Grants in Cryptocurrencies (MAGIC), a US-based charitable organization focused on privacy infrastructure for the public good. Her background is in philosophy and digital arts, and she is a one-time web3.js contributor. She holds value in bitcoin and has previously held value in zcash See: Editorial Policy. The world's third largest blockchain by total value, ethereum, is about to upgrade its code. Here's how you can watch the event live. A new approach to storing bitcoin's "state" could help significantly reduce storage requirements for users of the cryptocurrency. This data was found by us on 2019-01-17 13:50:17. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for complete listings from this source. Leave a Comment

Dave Kleiman Archives - CoinDesk
A U.S. court has denied crypto entrepreneur Craig Wrights attempt to dismiss a lawsuit alleging he misappropriated at least 300,000 bitcoin. The man who claimed to be bitcoin's founder won't stand for this "attempted shakedown" in U.S. federal court. Craig Wright, who previously claimed to be the pseuduonymous bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, is being sued for a whopping $10 billion. Subscribe to our free newsletter and follow us This posting was discovered by us on 2019-01-17 13:49:46. Share this content on social media: Have a look at www.coindesk.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Boost VC Archives - CoinDesk
One of crypto's oldest pledges has finally been fulfilled. Investor Adam Draper recounts the day the US government sold 30,000 bitcoins at auction and his father won. Weeks after the launch of the first "production version" of Ethereum, blockchain investors are taking a deeper look at the ecosystem's startups. Incubator Boost VC has announced its 2016 group of early-stage startups, four of which offer bitcoin and blockchain services. California incubator Boost VC recently saw five blockchain startups graduate from its program as part of its Tribe 6 class of companies. Boost VC CEO Adam Draper discusses his incubator's recent decision to begin using the term "blockchain" in place of "bitcoin". This entry was retrieved by us on 2019-01-17 13:49:27. Share this content on social media: Related assets may include OST. Have a look at www.coindesk.com for more. Leave a Comment

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