How Facebook Libra Is Seeking Compliance, but May Not Launch by 2020

For the cryptosphere, August was marked by the hotly debated announcements of world giants regarding the releases of international cryptocurrencies. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced the imminent release of a national digital currency, Walmart began developing its own blockchain, Binance launching the Venus project, and Pavel Durov’s TON finally shared its release date. […]

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The Crypto Custody Conundrum: What Are We Even Talking About?

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free weekly newsletter focused on crypto assets. Sign up here. For a primer on crypto custody concepts, you can download our free report here.  […]

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Philippines’ Largest Bank, UnionBank, Launches its Own Cryptocurrency

UnionBank has released a digital currency dubbed PHX. According to the Philippine Star, the Bank will use the Stable coin to carry out transactions via the Blockchain. Aside from being the biggest bank in the Philippines, the financial establishment is now the first in the archipelagic country to develop a cryptocurrency. The bank joins other […]

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College Athletes Move a Step Closer to Getting the Money They Deserve – CCN Markets

The NCAA has been taking advantage of student athletes for years. Thanks to California Senator Nancy Skinner, that could soon be changing. | Source: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Payday could finally be coming for some college athletes. California Senator Nancy Skinner just tweeted that her SB 206 bill won unanimous approval from the Assembly […]

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Continental Unveils Demo Earning App for Blockchain-Based Car Platform

Automotive supplier Continental has unveiled an application called Earn As You Drive, which uses blockchain technology to monetize car user information. Parking space data for digital currency Forbes reported the news on Aug. 29. Per the report, Continental has partnered with tech firm Hewlett Packard Enterprise and open source network provider Crossbar.io to create Earn […]

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