A new token backed just one-to-just one with bitcoin is now live on the ethereum blockchain. “Wrapped BTC” (WBTC) officially released its ERC-20 token Wednesday night. The challenge was first unveiled in October as a joint initiative...
Nolan Bauerle is study director at CoinDesk. For much more data and insights, stop by the CoinDesk Crypto-Economics Explorer.  Starting up nowadays, CoinDesk will use GitHub to support crowdsource possible methodology improvements and data resources for our Crypto-Economics...
A new system aims to make surveillance cameras ‘smart’, making use of enhanced facial recognition, item detection and genuine-time video clip assessment. In the US by yourself, the video clip surveillance marketplace is projected to be valued at $75.64 bln by 2022. In actuality, these cameras are...
Supplying up absolute decentralization could fix numerous of the issues dealing with blockchain technologies, according to Yao Qian, the People's Bank of China's electronic forex investigation lead. In an view write-up, released by Chinese business enterprise news site Yicai on Friday, Yao summarized the latest point out of enhancement of bitcoin...
The price of ether is shattering all-time highs. Rising to more than $1,000 for the first time ever last week, the cryptocurrency has reclaimed its place as the second-largest blockchain by total value, days after being temporarily surpassed by Ripple's XRP token. However, as with that controversial market move,...
Mark Radcliffe and Victoria Lee are companions at the legislation firm of DLA Piper.  Computer software accredited beneath open up supply licenses (OSS) is fundamental to the good results of blockchain projects. This sort of licenses allow collaborative, decentralized advancement, motivate swift adoption by buyers and help the neighborhood...
Two San Francisco blockchain startups are teaming up, including one that is aiming to create a kind of decentralized Airbnb. Short-term housing rental startup Bee Token and financial services platform WeTrust are partnering to develop a "decentralized insurance layer based on crowdsourced security deposits." In other words, the deposits...
The initially bitcoin smart contracts sidechain just attained an early milestone. To be revealed Monday at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 conference, RSK, the startup that crafted the extended-anticipated technology, touted as a way to carry ethereum-model smart contracts to the world's major cryptocurrency, is issuing new facts on the amount...
The price of ether, the native token of the ethereum platform, has hit a new all-time high and is now eyeing the $1,000 mark. As of writing, ether (ETH) is trading at a record $978. The world's third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has appreciated by 11 percent in the...
A group of commodity traders and financial institutions have unveiled a new blockchain undertaking. The banking companies involved in the new platform, dubbed Komgo SA, contain ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Citi, Crédit Agricole, MUFG Financial institution and Societe Generale, among the other individuals. The venture has attracted a noteworthy checklist of...