MultiChain Releases 2.0 Beta, Adds SAP and HCL as Partners news MultiChain, the enterprise blockchain framework created by Coin Sciences, has released its beta version 2.0 and added over 40 new partners, including big names like SAP and HCL Technologies.MultiChain 2.0 is a major upgrade to the platform which first went into production back in August of 2017.The announcement of the technological… UK’s Oldest Crypto Exchange to Delist Ethereum and Focus Solely on Bitcoin Dec 17, 2019 at 12:00 UTCUpdated Dec 17, 2019 at 12:08 UTCObi Nwosu, CEO and founder of Coinfloor: CoinDesk archivesUK’s Oldest Crypto Exchange to Delist Ethereum and Focus Solely on BitcoinCoinfloor, the U.K.’s longest-running cryptocurrency exchange, plans to delist ethereum next month, citing an unclear future of hard forks and the need for onerous technical… $25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin and Ether Investors Seek Interest news The Takeaway BlockFi’s interest-yielding deposit accounts, launched in beta in January and fully live this month, have attracted more than $35 million in crypto.Most of it is being lent to institutional borrowers.
BlockFi’s terms of service give the company significant leeway over how it uses depositors’ funds and what interest rate it can… Signature Bank Gave Dozens More PPP Loans to Crypto Firms Than Previously Reported Aug 31, 2020 at 13:40 UTCUpdated Aug 31, 2020 at 13:41 UTC(Cytonn Photography/Unsplash)Signature Bank Gave Dozens More PPP Loans to Crypto Firms Than Previously ReportedSignature Bank extended dozens more loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to cryptocurrency businesses than was previously reported.Around $20 million of the $1.9 billion in PPP loans that the… Jack Dorsey’s Square Wins Patent for Fiat-to-Crypto Payments Network Jan 22, 2020 at 16:00 UTCUpdated Jan 22, 2020 at 17:04 UTCJack Dorsey speaks at Consensus 2018, image via CoinDesk archivesJack Dorsey’s Square Wins Patent for Fiat-to-Crypto Payments NetworkPayments provider Square has won a U.S.patent for a new network that enables seamless crypto-to-fiat transactions.Granted Tuesday by the U.S.
Patent and Trademark Office, the patent… US Prosecutors Charge Founder of ‘IGOBIT’ Token With Fraud news U.S.
prosecutors charged Asa Saint Clair, the president of a nonexistent United Nations affiliate, with fraud Wednesday, alleging he defrauded investors using the IGOBIT digital token.Prosecutors with the Southern District of New York alleged that Saint Clair lured investors to buy into the “World Sports Alliance” using his IGOBIT digital currency, promising investors… Crypto Isn’t Just Money – It’s a Defense Against Discrimination Sonya Mann works in communications and marketing at the Zcash Foundation, a financial privacy non-profit.She is a former technology journalist.For Americans, it can be easy to discount the social relevance of censorship-resistant digital assets like bitcoin.
Unlike people living under authoritarian regimes, we are free to enter into commercial transactions how and when… Bitcoin News Roundup for July 17, 2020 Jul 17, 2020 at 16:00 UTCBitcoin News Roundup for July 17, 2020With Binance expanding its miner ambitions and Thailand’s CBDC seeing early use, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with another bitcoin news roundup.For early access before our regular noon Eastern time releases, subscribe with Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocketcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher, RadioPublica or RSS.… Ethereum Classic Successfully Executes ‘Atlantis’ Hard Fork news Ethereum classic has successfully enacted a system-wide software upgrade as part of a bid to increase its interoperability with ethereum, the blockchain from the blockchain that split from it in 2016.
Dubbed “Atlantis,” the hard fork requires all software users to upgrade their clients in order to stay within the rules of the network.According… .