Tron Bought BitTorrent And Crypto Won’t Stop Talking

The founder of a little-known cryptocurrency is making big waves. First leaked last week, more details emerged Tuesday on how Justin Sun, the founder of a controversial cryptocurrency project called Tron (with...

Surprise KYC: Investors in Tezos’ Troubled ICO Might Finally Be Fed Up

Tezos, the blockchain project that sought to fix crypto's broken governance models, is at the center of talk about how to handle decentralized politics – just not in the way...

Crypto Startup Wala Is Reaching Real Africans with Ethereum Micropayments

In several countries throughout Africa, citizens are spending an average of 27 cents to top up their mobile airtime, and they're using a crypto token to do it. That might sound...

Leadership Shifts to Usher in New Era for Monero Cryptocurrency

Monero is gearing up to decentralize all over again. Since the cryptocurrency launched in 2014, its gregarious South African project lead, Riccardo "Fluffypony" Spagni, has become the project's unofficial figurehead, in part...

Nokia Is Letting Consumers Monetize Their Data With Blockchain

Blockchain data platform Streamr is partnering with Finnish telecom giant Nokia and California software company OSIsoft to allow mobile customers to monetize their user data and make purchases. Chief executive Henri...

Circle Becomes ‘Bitcoin Unicorn’ With Bitmain-Backed Mega-Round

The 'bitcoin unicorn' club now has another member. Announced Tuesday, Circle has closed a $110 million Series E fundraising, a figure that effectively values the startup at over $3 billion, according...

Deloitte Veterans Are Launching a Tokenized Blockchain for Supply Chain

Former members of Deloitte's blockchain team are joining a new startup that seeks to bring a tokenized blockchain protocol to one of the world's most inefficient markets. Announced Monday, a startup...

At Ethereum Summit, A Human Face On A High-Tech Future

"Raise your hand if you don't know what 'bitcoin mining' actually is." At an impromptu Q&A at Ethereal Summit on May 11, Consensys software engineer Ashoka Finley encouraged the audience to...

This Crypto Vending Machine Can Tell If You're 21 And Sell You Beer

Blockchain technology startup Civic will demo how its ID verification services can be used to purchase alcohol via vending machines at Consensus 2018. Source link thanks you RSS link ( https://www.coindesk.com/the-worlds-first-crypto-beer-vending-machine-has-arrived/)

Maximalist for Hire: Bitcoin Believer Pierre Rochard Starts Advisory Firm

Don't judge a self-proclaimed bitcoin maximalist by his trollish tweets. At least not Paris-born Pierre Rochard, who many have surely dismissed because of his bombastic Twitter account, which he routinely uses...