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Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is a Nail in the Coffin for ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’

Edan Yago is the founder of CementDAO, an effort to bring together stablecoins into a unified ecosystem. The views expressed…

Microsoft, Salesforce Join Hyperledger Enterprise Blockchain Consortium

Two of the world’s largest top-10 enterprise software companies by revenue have joined the Hyperledger blockchain consortium. Microsoft and Salesforce…

IBM Unveils Upgraded 2.0 Version of Enterprise Blockchain

IBM has just launched an upgraded version of its enterprise blockchain platform. Revealed Tuesday in a press release, IBM fellow and…

There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Blockchain Economy

Actually, Facebook is launching two cryptocurrencies. As part of Tuesday’s big reveal of the social network’s ambitious plan to create a…

Facebook Unveils Libra Cryptocurrency, Targeting 1.7 Billion Unbanked

You don’t have to have a Facebook account to use Libra. That’s the hands-off approach the social media giant is…

Private Blockchain’s Biggest Startups Integrate in Unprecedented Tie-Up

A historic change in strategy is taking place at R3 and Digital Asset (DA), who are now collaborating to maximize…

Breez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

Breez, a non-custodial wallet and payment platform, is launching its services for the iPhone. This is the first payment project…

I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer

Ryan X. Charles describes his short-lived tenure at reddit and the trolls who made his life hell.Subscribe to CoinDesk on…

Kik vs SEC: The Lawyers Speak

The SEC has filed a complaint against Kik, claiming the company's initial coin offering was a breach of federal securities…

Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

Facebook’s hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency, reportedly called “GobalCoin,” continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from…

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