One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game with investor backing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-puzzle-artists-blockchain-gaming-startup-valued-at-13-million.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A Bank of America patent awarded Tuesday describes how an enterprise-level institution may store cryptocurrencies for customers. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-america-wins-patent-describing-crypto-storage-method.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A letter from the Michigan Secretary of State’s office states that cryptocurrencies cannot be used for political donations. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/michigan-secretary-of-state-shoots-down-crypto-for-political-donations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation’s stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapores-central-bank-sgx-develop-blockchain-settlement-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation’s stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapores-central-bank-sgx-develop-blockchain-settlement-system.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-says-blockchain-can-power-open-scientific-research-in-new-patent-filing/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-says-blockchain-can-power-open-scientific-research-in-new-patent-filing.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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IBM is to use its blockchain platform to track Seagate-produced hard drives as a means to guarantee their authenticity. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-seagate-team-up-to-tackle-hard-drive-fakes-with-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Reliance Industries – owned by India’s richest person, Mukesh Ambani – has used blockchain to conduct its first trade finance transaction. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/firm-owned-by-indias-richest-man-turns-to-blockchain-for-trade-finance/. …

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Crypto startup Stably has just launched its StableUSD, a dollar-backed competitor to the reigning tether (USDT) stablecoin. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/another-stablecoin-just-launched-with-real-time-view-of-dollar-backing/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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CryptoKitties’ latest funding round means it has raised $27 million this year. Fur real! This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/google-and-samsung-cute-cats-power-serious-15-million-cryptokitties-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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ConsenSys has just acquired an asteroid mining startup called Planetary Resources. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-studio-consensys-acquires-asteroid-mining-space-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Cryptocurrencies are now a new institutional investment class, rather than a fully developed electronic cash, a Morgan Stanley report says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/morgan-stanley-says-crypto-is-a-new-institutional-asset-class/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Janet Yellen pointed to transaction speeds and market volatility as reasons she’s not bullish on bitcoin. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/former-fed-chair-janet-yellen-is-not-a-fan-of-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Alrosa, the world’s second-largest diamond producer, is joining the blockchain pilot program spearheaded by De Beers to trace the stones’ provenance. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-diamond-group-signs-onto-de-beers-blockchain-tracking-program/. …

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The UK Cryptoassets Taskforce wants to encourage the development of distributed ledger technology, according to a final report published Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-government-says-it-will-update-crypto-tax-guidance-by-early-next-year/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Nine Japanese banks are teaming up to trial a blockchain-based inter-bank settlement system using Fujitsu technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/nine-japanese-banks-to-trial-blockchain-settlement-using-fujitsu-tech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Singapore’s energy utilities provider has launched a blockchain-powered marketplace for trading renewable energy certificates. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-power-unveils-blockchain-market-for-renewable-energy-trading/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Germany’s central bank and Deutsche Börse say they have successfully completed a blockchain trial for securities settlement. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/germanys-central-bank-claims-success-in-blockchain-settlement-trial/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Blockchain firm SETL has received a license from the French securities regulator to operate a central securities depository in Europe. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-firm-setl-wins-license-to-operate-central-securities-depository/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Nasdaq has won a patent outlining how using a blockchain for information distribution could improve upon existing services. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/nasdaq-wins-patent-for-blockchain-based-wire-service-concept/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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HTC has announced that its first blockchain phone, the Exodus, is available for pre-order – and must be purchased with crypto. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/htc-will-start-shipping-the-exodus-blockchain-phone-in-december/. …

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Crypto payments startup Uphold is launching Earn and Borrow in collaboration with lending platform Cred. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-payments-startup-uphold-launches-lending-products/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is rolling out new software to aid detection of potentially illicit transactions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-binance-adds-compliance-tools-from-chainalysis/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Amazon Web Services’ China unit is partnering with blockchain project Qtum to develop blockchain-as-a-service solutions for enterprises. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/amazon-web-services-china-partnering-blockchain-qtum/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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The Gemini dollar has broken its peg and climbed to a price of $1.19 on Tuesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/winklevoss-backed-stablecoin-soars-above-1-as-tethers-market-cap-plunges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports has partnered with Port of Antwerp for a blockchain pilot aimed to facilitate international trade. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/abu-dhabi-belgium-ports-collaborate-on-blockchain-trade-pilot/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Big Four consultancy KPMG is expanding its blockchain activities beyond pure financial services work to explore a less-traveled path. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-refresh-why-kpmgs-new-strategy-focuses-on-customs/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Peter Van Valkenburgh explained the potential benefits from cryptocurrency and blockchain while Nouriel Roubini called it “the mother of all scams.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-defender-spars-with-famed-critic-during-us-senate-hearing/. …

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Economist Nouriel Roubini and Coin Center’s Peter Van Valkenburgh will testify about crypto and blockchain before a U.S. Senate committee today. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/doctor-doom-vs-crypto-heres-what-to-expect-in-congress-today/. …

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Representatives from U.S. Customs and Border Protection say they hope to evaluate its blockchain tech trial and produce recommendations by December. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-customs-agency-hopes-to-evaluate-blockchain-testing-by-december/. …

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Citizens Reserve is partnering with Blockdaemon to launch tools enabling rapid blockchain node deployment for its customers. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/citizens-reserve-partners-with-comcast-backed-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A new Mastercard patent outlines how a permissioned blockchain can store multiple types of transaction info, including with different currencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/mastercard-wins-patent-for-blockchain-to-store-multiple-transaction-types/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Forbes will begin publishing article metadata to Civil’s blockchain platform starting next year, the companies announced Tuesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/forbes-partners-with-civil-to-publish-content-on-a-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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