Category: Consensus 2019

BitcoinHD Appearance at Consensus 2019 NY: A Revolution in the Mining Industry?

Consensus 2019 took place in New York from the 13th to the 15th of May. It was a great event for practitioners in the global blockchain industry, bringing together financial giants, blockchain start-ups, academic institutions and regulatory authorities. Across the three days, participants used the opportunity to network and exchange […]

Beyond KYC: Global Regulators Appear Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges

The Takeaway The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to finalize new international standards for regulating cryptocurrency firms next month. Those standards are widely expected to subject crypto exchanges, wallet providers and others to the “travel rule” long followed by correspondent banks. Industry representatives say this requirement would be […]

Tron’s [TRX] partner Cred joins BlockFi, Salt to fight the ‘JPMorgans of the world’

The mass adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrency is critical to the future of virtual assets. Institutions and companies around the world are slowly easing up on the idea of blockchain since various developments and partnerships have surfaced over the last few weeks. Now, according to a recent press release, Consensys […]

Coinbase Custody Now Manages $1 Billion of Crypto, Brian Armstrong Says

Photo: The Coinbase Blog The CEO of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, recently announced that his company’s custodian service now manages at least $1 billion in crypto assets. He was speaking in an onstage discussion at the Consensus 2019 event on Wednesday. The company has reached a milestone development for the management […]

Blockstream Rolls Out the New App Allowing Users Issue Security Tokens on Bitcoin Sidechain

Photo: Blockstream / Twitter It has become known that Bitcoin startup Blockstream is working on the launch of a new tokenized securities platform. The platform will provide users with an opportunity to issue their own tokens by utilizing the firm’s custom-built Bitcoin sidechain, Liquid Network. Though many people still believe that […]

Joe Lubin y Jimmy Song Formalize a Bet On the Future of DApps. Who Will Win?

After more than a year of discussions,  ConsenSYS founder Joe Lubin and BTC evangelist Jimmy Song finally materialized a bet in which the future of the DApps will determine the winner. Joseph Lubin The two famous crypto influencers talked face to face during Consensus 2019, which takes place from May […]

Congressman of Venezuela: “Police kidnaps Bitcoin miners” (Consensus 2019)

Venezuela has been in the spotlight a lot recently. It’s not often that both the mainstream media and the crypto media pay an equal amount of attention to a topic. The country is undergoing a major political crisis with two men claiming to be its legitimate presidents… Meanwhile, Venezuela’s inhabitants […]