Ripple Expands Into Iceland With Acquisition of Crypto Trading Firm

Ripple is expanding its engineering team and moving into a new geography with the acquisition of Iceland-based crypto trading firm Algrim. The Algrim team will...

Ant Financial and Bayer to Jointly Develop Blockchain for Agriculture

Bayer Crop Science has agreed to work with Ant Financial, the payments affiliate of Alibaba, to develop a blockchain-based system for agricultural product monitoring. The...

Fidelity Digital Assets to Provide Custody for Bitcoin Derivatives Yield Fund

An asset manager wants to have a go at a bitcoin-options-based fund as major exchanges make crypto derivatives trading more accessible to investors. The Los...

Energy Commodities Trading Software Launches on Hyperledger Fabric

A new software based on the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain was launched for commodities trading for the gas industry. EnHelix Marketplace was unveiled at the Gastech...

WATCH: Inside the LatAm Crypto Market With the Founder of SatoshiTango

SatoshiTango founder Marias Bari is bullish on crypto in Latin America.

Asian Institutions Are Finally Warming to Crypto Hedge Funds

The Takeaway: Asian institutional investors, mostly high-net-worth individuals and family offices, are increasingly showing interest in digital assets, with some having allocated part of their...

New Interest in DAOs Prompts Old Question: Are They Legal?

“Ethereum is only now starting to shrug off its ‘PTSDAO,’” tweeted Ameen Soleimani, the SpankChain CEO and creator of a now-$1.2 million decentralized autonomous...

LedgerX Claims ‘Personal Animus’ Drove Ex-CFTC Chair to Stall Approvals

LedgerX executives claim the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is treating them unfairly – because of a blog post. According to two letters obtained...

How Leverage Can Help With Bitcoin’s Price Discovery

Bitcoin (BTC) is like any other asset class in that it captures value through organic price discovery conducted via trading activity on global exchanges. Yet...

This North Syrian School Is a Baby Step Toward a Blockchain Society

Rachel-Rose O’Leary is a reporter at CoinDesk covering how cryptocurrencies are being used in areas of economic, social and political unrest. This article is part...
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