The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is poised to launch a live blockchain trade finance platform within two months. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hong-kongs-blockchain-trade-finance-platform-to-go-live-by-september/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Global investment management company BlackRock may be mulling a move into bitcoin futures, according to a report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/report-worlds-biggest-asset-manager-blackrock-exploring-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Credit card giant American Express may be looking into developing a new proof-of-payment (PoP) system based on blockchain technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/american-express-thinks-blockchains-could-help-prove-payments/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The security breach of a well-funded blockchain project renewed critiques against its technology this week. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/13-5-million-hack-ignites-fresh-debate-over-crypto-project-bancor/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-dnc-hackers-used-cryptocurrency-to-fund-their-operations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Binance is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized, blockchain-based bank to be launched in Malta. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-exchange-backs-first-ever-decentralized-bank-in-malta/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Fujitsu has launched a new blockchain consultancy service it claims will deliver a minimum viable product in just five days. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/it-giant-fujitsu-is-launching-a-ready-to-go-blockchain-service/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Wallet and custody startup Ledger is ramping up the number of cryptocurrencies it supports to meet demand from institutional investors.   This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/100-tokens-by-2020-ledger-pledges-big-expansion-for-crypto-custody/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Australian retail bank has revised its loan agreements to prohibit borrowers from using mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-queensland-rules-out-crypto-purchases-with-mortgage-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Technology startups Nivaura and 20|30 are shaking up equity crowdfunding with the FCA and LSE. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-financial-regulators-are-preparing-for-a-world-of-crypto-assets/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Not a traditional firewall, the term denotes how Corda is able to limit communication between blockchain nodes operating in different environments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/r3-launches-corda-enterprise-with-first-ever-blockchain-firewall/. …

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Bitcoin veterans are jumping into the token economy with new licenses and custody options. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitgo-adds-57-ethereum-crypto-tokens-custody/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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A Switzerland-based trading platform for metal concentrates is forming a blockchain consortium to streamline mineral industry supply chains. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/metals-exchange-forms-blockchain-group-to-modernize-minerals-industry/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Public filings released in late May establish the strongest link yet between Bitstamp and Korean gaming firm Nexon. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/filings-link-crypto-exchange-bitstamp-to-game-maker-nexon/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to solve problems when scheduling deliveries. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/walmart-looks-to-blockchain-for-better-package-tracking/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Xunlei Limited announced that it has launched a distributed file system called ThunderChain File System (TCFS) for its blockchain platform. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cloud-provider-xunlei-launches-new-blockchain-file-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Crypto exchange Gemini has hired former NYSE chief information officer Robert Cornish to serve as its first chief technology officer. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-gemini-hires-former-nyse-tech-chief/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Facebook is getting even more serious about blockchain, appointing a new director of engineering to focus on the technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/facebook-appoints-new-blockchain-engineering-director/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Cryptocurrency and blockchain developers are building “parallel financial networks,” according to a new report by Alliance Bernstein. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-report-says-crypto-is-building-parallel-financial-networks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Switzerland’s principal stock exchange will build a blockchain-based platform to tokenize traditional securities for further trading and settlement. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/swiss-stock-exchange-to-tokenize-securities-in-new-dlt-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Europe’s largest trader of exchange-traded funds(ETF) is entering the crypto world. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-eus-biggest-etf-firm-expands-into-crypto-products/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Bittrex and invest.com announced that they will partner to launch a cryptocurrency trading platform under the invest.com brand name. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bittrex-partners-with-invest-com-to-launch-new-crypto-trading-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Romania has drafted an emergency ordinance to regulate cryptocurrency issuing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/romania-drafts-bill-to-regulate-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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This past quarter saw price declines, hacks, regulatory clarity, and many more. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/summer-blues-or-crypto-moon-take-coindesks-state-of-blockchain-survey/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Spain’s ruling party submitted a proposal encouraging the government to adopt blockchain technology in managing public services. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/spain-lawmakers-push-for-blockchain-use-in-governance/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Tax authorities from five different nations are coming together to combat international financial crimes, with a focus on cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/international-task-force-notes-use-of-cryptocurrencies-in-financial-crime/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Blockstream unveiled a new feature that allows users to create custom tokenized assets secured on its Liquid sidechain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockstream-to-let-users-issue-tokenized-assets-on-liquid-sidechain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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