MARKET DAILY: Nike and the ECB are Thinking with Tokens

With markets continuing their slide, today we're looking at NIke's recent tokenized shoe patent and the ECB's digital currency discussions. Later, we're joined by CoinDesk analyst Galen Moore for...

D-Wave and NEC Partner to Create ‘Hybrid’ Quantum Applications

“Japan is the birthplace of quantum annealing and has remained a global leader in quantum application development,” said Alan Baratz, D-Wave executive VP of research and development. “Our collaboration with...

What the Wild History of Digital Currency Tells Us About The Future

The history of the cryptocurrency project can be traced to the 1970s. One key factor was the fear of future surveillance. Both surveillance and the possibility to more directly manipulate...

Australia’s Stock Exchange Backs $35M Round for DLT Survivor Digital Asset

“Unlike other enterprise blockchain projects, we haven't missed a deadline to date with ASX,” said Yuval Rooz, Digital Asset’s CEO, who succeeded Masters. Industry-wide testing of the new ASX system...

Never Mind Adoption, This was a Year of Steady Infrastructural Progress

As the blockchain stack matures, we’ll look back on 2019 as the start of the blockchain adoption journey. Source link thanks you RSS link ( https://www.coindesk.com/never-mind-adoption-this-was-a-year-of-steady-infrastructural-progress)

2019 Saw the End of Blockchain Tourism

While hype surrounding crypto certainly helped drive consumer interest, funding, and innovation in the past, it has also perhaps overshadowed some of the hard business uses to which blockchain is...

This Year Proved Asia Is Ahead in Crypto-Blockchain Adoption

Singapore, one of the leading hubs for blockchain adoption, now boats over 400 fintech firms within the island nation, one for every 14,000 people living in the country. “Blockchain” is...

China’s SEC May Soon Have a Crypto-Savvy Department Chief: Report

China's securities watchdog is reported to be hiring Yao Qian, the former head of the central bank's digital currency initiative, as the chief of its new tech regulation bureau. Source link...

Is Greece Cracking Down on Tax Evasion or Taxing Anonymity?

Credit cards and bank transfers – and their incumbent surveillance features – are no longer payment options for Greek citizens, they are obligations. Source link thanks you RSS link ( https://www.coindesk.com/is-greece-cracking-down-on-tax-evasion-or-taxing-anonymity)

Ripple’s Revamped Xpring Platform Looks to Boost XRP Development

With the wallet, which is currently available on XRP Testnet, developers can generate and manage account credentials, view balances, send and receive cryptocurrency and monitor transaction history. Developers can also...