DiscoverLate Confirmation by CoinDesk
Late Confirmation by CoinDesk
Claim Ownership

Late Confirmation by CoinDesk

Author: CoinDesk

Subscribed: 220Played: 2,515
Share

Description

The top stories in the blockchain world, delivered daily from the team at CoinDesk.

88 Episodes
Reverse
Subscribe to Road to Consensus here: https://art19.com/shows/road-to-consensus-by-coindeskWe've launched a new podcast featuring interviews with leaders of the blockchain industry. If you like this first episode, please subscribe at the link above! And if you want more info about Consensus in New York on May 13, visit Consensus2019.com
F2pool, believes that anywhere from 600k to 800k bitcoin miners have shut down since mid-November as the bitcoin network’s hashrate - and the cryptocurrency’s price - have declined.Ripple has released the latest version of its most popular product, xCurrent. Porn startup SpankChain raised $6 million in an initial coin offering in 2017.Ohio has officially become the first US state to accept bitcoin for taxes.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production. For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
The U.S-based crypto mining firm Giga Watt filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy this past Monday, but it still owes creditors some $7 million.Insurance coverage in the crypto space totals about $6 billion, a mere drop in the bucket for a market cap of $140 billion.Six days after the bitcoin cash hard fork, it appears that the chains will be permanently split.Silvergate Bank has 483 crypto startups as its clients, according to a filing it made as part of an initial public offering.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
The ICE’s bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt is delaying its product launch. The U.K.’s FCA is considering a ban on some cryptocurrency-based derivatives, a senior executive has said.The Alabama Securities Commission is taking a hard stance on would-be ICO frauds.The U.S. Department of Justice is increasingly focusing a months-long investigation into crypto market manipulation on the tether stablecoin.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Bitcoin drops below $5K

Bitcoin drops below $5K

2018-11-1900:05:02

Bitcoin’s price fell below $5,000 for the first time since October 12, 2017, dropping more than $500 to hit $4,981 earlier today.Despite the falling crypto prices, developers and entrepreneurs are still moving into the crypto space.Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is calling on Interpol’s member nations to cooperate in preventing cryptocurrencies from being used for illicit purposes. The U.S. Federal Election Commission may allow people to mine cryptocurrencies to support political candidates - but some restrictions will apply.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Bitcoin, the Evil Spawn

Bitcoin, the Evil Spawn

2018-11-1600:05:10

A European Central Bank executive board member said this week that blockchain is promising – but that bitcoin is “the evil spawn of the financial crisis.”Two cryptocurrency startups have agreed to register their initial coin offering tokens as securities after settling charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.Interest from both employers and job seekers in blockchain and cryptocurrency-related jobs has declined in the past year, new data indicates.After yesterday’s split of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain, several top exchanges have already accommodated the resulting two tokens.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Bitcoin Cash War Begins

Bitcoin Cash War Begins

2018-11-1500:06:16

Bitcoin cash's contentious hard fork happened today around 1 pm eastern time. Notable consumer bitcoin mining pioneer Baliji Srinivasan is backing a startup seeking to take another stab at popularizing in-home crypto mining.Police in Tokyo have arrested eight men alleged to have run a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that collected 7.8 billion yen (almost $69 million) from thousands of victims across the country.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Bitcoin fell to its lowest price in over 12 months on Wednesday amid a broader cryptocurrency market sell-off.A new BitLicense has been issued by the New York State Department of Financial ServicesMessenger app maker Kik is quitting Ethereum for good as it continues to develop its own cryptocurrency.One of the bitcoin community’s most beloved veterans just got a promotion.SPECIAL on today's episode: CoinDesk's Nolan Baurle and MarketWatch's Andrew Neary discuss the results of a study comparing the two publications' audiences. How do crypto fans stack up against traditional investors? The results are fascinating.Our study was made possible with the help of Zion Trades.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Oil is the New Data

Oil is the New Data

2018-11-1300:05:24

It's increasingly looking like Bitcoin Cash mining pools will run a version of the software called Bitcoin SV.An ongoing legal battle between XRP investors and payments startup Ripple is entering its next phase.Japanese IT giant GMO has reported a loss of about $5.6 million for its cryptocurrency mining business in the third quarter of 2018.Oil industry giants Shell and BP are among a group of firms planning to launch a blockchain platform to automate post-trade processes in the energy industry by the end of 2018.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production. For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Banned From Trading Forever

Banned From Trading Forever

2018-11-1200:07:17

Ironic? A fractious divide in the Bitcoin Cash community has raised fears that the cryptocurrency – the fourth largest by market cap – could split into two.The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the country's stock exchange, Singapore Exchange (SGX), have developed a settlement system for tokenized assets that can work across different blockchains.Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Take Me to Constantinople

Take Me to Constantinople

2018-11-0900:07:01

Egg Freezing

Egg Freezing

2018-11-0700:05:23

Bitmain is launching two new Antminer models targeting the bitcoin mining industry. U.S. elections drama may be dragging Augur out of the doldrums. Crypto wallet provider Blockchain says it's about to stage what it's calling the "largest crypto giveaway in history." Cryptocurrency mining technology firm Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital. Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production. For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to clarify when and how cryptocurrencies may be classified as securities, and will do so in "plain English."The chairman of Deltec Bank & Trust says a widely scrutinized letter about stablecoin issuer Tether's account at the Bahamas-based institution is "authentic." Switzerland's Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is giving tough guidance to banks wanting to trade in crypto assets. A little-known ethereum project called Lition is quietly helping real German citizens find cheaper energy. Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production. For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Kik Growth

Kik Growth

2018-11-0200:05:59

Tether's Scribble

Tether's Scribble

2018-11-0100:06:30

Tether, the company behind the controversial stablecoin of the same name, published a letter purporting to be from Deltec Bank and Trust Limited today, confirming that it has about $1.8 billion in its account as of October 31. However, the letter - dated November 1 - does not have a name attached to it, and the signature is essentially a curve.Coinbase’s head of trading, Hunter Merghart, has resigned after just six months on the job, according to individuals familiar with the situation.Dapper Labs, the company behind the development of the ethereum-based Crypto Kitties, just raised another $15 million from Google Ventures, SamsungNEXT and Andreessen Horowitz, as well as some groups not usually associated with venture investing such as William Morris Endeavour and aXiomatic. The New York Department of Financial Services has just issued its 12th BitLicense, this time to a bitcoin ATM operator called CoinSource. Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production. For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Lost Crypto?

Lost Crypto?

2018-10-3100:07:43

The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has frozen accounts that received more than 93,000 ether from two wallets indirectly linked to the troubled Russian exchange WEX.Former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has been gifted a small amount of bitcoin.The Indian government is considering imposing a ban on what it calls "private cryptocurrencies" in the country.The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has teamed up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade processing.A cryptocurrency ticker application called CoinTicker appears to be installing two backdoors on computers made by Apple, cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes warned Monday.Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production. For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Jail Time

Jail Time

2018-10-3000:06:02

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just announced $300 million in new fundingThe developer that formalized the code underlying most initial coin offerings (ICOs) – ethereum's ERC-20 token standard – has proposed a new approach in a bid to make the funding schemes more safe for would-be investorsA 21-year-old bitcoin trader from California has pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business and now faces a maximum of five years in prison.Bitcoin's (BTC) downside break of the recent narrow trading range may have opened the doors for a drop to key support at $6,100, technical charts indicate.Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Pantheon is a suite of ethereum-based services built by PegaSys, a 50-strong engineering team at the ethereum design studio ConsenSyLate Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
Bitstamp Acquired

Bitstamp Acquired

2018-10-2900:06:17

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has been acquired by NXMH, an investment firm based in Belgium and owned by South Korean conglomerate NXCThe Korean government made waves last year when it moved to ban initial coin offerings from taking place in the country.Blockchain payments startup Ripple Labs has hired former Google executive Amir Sarhangi as its vice president of products.After nearly two weeks stagnating at around $6,400, bitcoin has finally made a move – to the downside. Cryptography startup StarkWare just closed a $30 million equity funding round led by Paradigm and featuring a number of other major investors, according to an announcement made Monday. Late Confirmation is a CoinDesk production.For more information, visit www.CoinDesk.com
loading
Comments (2)

Dario Ramos

los tucanes de tiguana

Sep 17th
Reply

Anabel Patata

alzldlsds

Sep 15th
Reply
loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store