Christine Kim

Christine Kim is a News Reporter for CoinDesk. Email: christine@coindesk.com.

Binance to List Its New Dollar-Backed BUSD Stablecoin Next Week

| Christine Kim

Binance's dollar-backed stablecoin, BUSD, created in partnership with the Paxos Trust Company, will soon be available for trading.

Why the Marshall Islands Is Doing a Pre-Sale for Its National Cryptocurrency

| Christine Kim

Revealed at Invest: Asia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands is launching a token pre-sale for its sovereign cryptocurrency, the SOV.

Legacy Trust to Launch Independent Crypto Custody Business

| Christine Kim

Hong Kong-based Legacy Trust is spinning out a new business focused entirely on institutional-grade cryptocurrency custody solutions.

Coinbase May Soon Launch an Initial Exchange Offering Platform

| Christine Kim

Coinbase's head of institutional sales in Asia alluded to a forthcoming IEO product from the crypto exchange at an Invest: Asia panel on Wednesday.

Coinbase to Invest $2 Million USDC in DeFi Protocols Compound and dYdX

| Christine Kim

Coinbase is launching a new effort to grow the DeFi ecosystem, starting with USDC investments in Compound and dYdX.

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Ethereum to Test Upcoming Istanbul Hard Fork in Early October

| Christine Kim

In a call Friday, ethereum developers picked a block height for the testnet launch of the Istanbul system-wide upgrade. It's expected for Oct. 2.

Binance Labs Leads $5.7 Million Series A for Blockchain Maker Dapix

| Christine Kim

Binance Labs has led a $5.7 million round for Dapix , a startup that wants to simplify crypto wallet addresses across the industry.

Amberdata Discovers ‘RPC Call’ Bug in Parity Ethereum Client

| Christine Kim

A new code release of the Parity ethereum client was released on Thursday to patch a security vulnerability found by blockchain startup Amberdata.

Crypto Lender Dharma Pivots to Stablecoin Savings Accounts

| Christine Kim

Dharma is getting out of the lending business, launching its V2 on the Compound protocol and focusing on savings accounts for DAI and USDC.

In Berlin, A ‘DAO Renaissance’ Begins

| Christine Kim

New tools and the rise of DeFi have made decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs, newly attractive to ethereum's top developers.