Christine Kim

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

‘Tackling Real World Issues’: Hackers at ETH New York Build Apps Geared Towards Social Change

| Christine Kim

A New York Blockchain Week ended last Friday we spent time at an ethereum hackathon where developers came together to build blockchain tools with…

Startup Veil Forks Augur to Create Prediction Markets for 2020 Election

| Christine Kim

Veil says no one has been able to support long-running markets on Augur, so they're creating AugurLite for early bets on the presidential election.

MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months

| Christine Kim

Dollar-backed stablecoin DAI is trading above a dollar for the first time in a long-time. MakerDAO token holders have voted to decrease fees on the…

Bitcoin Cash’s Scheduled Hard Fork Tripped Up By Software Bug

| Christine Kim

The bitcoin cash network forks after a bug emerged in the cryptocurrency's code during an upgrade, leading developers to put together a hotfix.

Blockchain Project Thundercore Releases Code for ‘Pala’ Consensus Protocol

| Christine Kim

Blockchain provider platform ThunderCore announced the open-sourcing of a new consensus protocol called Pala.

Kadena to Go Live In October with $3 Billion Asset Manager Onboard

| Christine Kim

Multi-million dollar enterprise blockchain startup Kadena announced today it would be launching its own public blockchain network in October.

Ethereum’s Reddit Moderators Resign Amid Controversy

| Christine Kim

Controversy surrounding Reddit moderation in the ethereum community has led to mods resigning and new practices being codified on the forum.

Ethereum Foundation to Spend $30 Million on Development Over Next Year

| Christine Kim

The Ethereum Foundation's executive director, Aya Miyaguchi, announced how much the non-profit aims to spend on critical projects.

Vitalik Buterin, Joe Lubin Back $700K Donation to Ethereum Project MolochDAO

| Christine Kim

An ethereum funding initiative from the CEO of SpankChain is getting a major boost from two of the blockchain's biggest names.

Ethereum Stablecoin DAI Is Trending Towards Its Highly Sought Dollar Value

| Christine Kim

After four months, the ethereum-based stablecoin DAI looks to be maintaining a steady dollar valuation.