Browsing the "Consensus 2018" Tag

Amid Chaos, Our Decentralized Future Is Being Built

| Michael J Casey

Blockchain can upend – not just the business models of recent decades – but a millennia-old societal practice of deep significance to…

Jack Dorsey Hopes Bitcoin Will Become Web’s ‘Native Currency’

| Morgen Peck

Is bitcoin destined to become the default currency of the Internet? Square's Jack Dorsey hopes so.

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Nokia Is Letting Consumers Monetize Their Data with Blockchain

| David Floyd

The long-anticipated launch of Streamr's real-time data platform was accompanied by two high-profile partnership announcements.

ICO Project Polymath Is Trying to Buy a Stake In a Real Stock Exchange

| Brady Dale

If one announcement summarizes the ambitions of crypto project Polymath, it might be Wednesday's acquisition of the domain Tokens.com.

Blockstack Announces ‘Universal’ Dapp Store for the Decentralized Web

| Nikhilesh De

Blockstack announced app.co, a decentralized app store aimed at bringing together all dapps for users' convenience.

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Unveils Common Blockchain Standards

| Stan Higgins

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance announced the release of a common technical specification at Consensus 2018 on Wednesday.

Wall Street Vet Brian Kelly Launches Blockchain ETF

| Nikhilesh De

Investment manager Brian Kelly is launching a blockchain-focused exchange-traded fund, or ETF, he announced Wednesday.

‘BitLicense Refugees’: ShapeShift, Kraken Talk Escape from New York

| Marc Hochstein

Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York's cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018.

US Regulators Say They Want to Avoid ‘Hindering’ Blockchain Innovation

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. regulators don't aim to suppress innovation in the blockchain industry, representatives said during a panel at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018.

Blockchain Startup Enigma to Demo ‘Secret Contracts’ Privacy Tech

| Annaliese Milano

Enigma will conduct the first public demonstration of its "secret contracts" protocol, which revamps smart contracts to provide data privacy.