Browsing the "Consensus 2019" Tag

Beyond KYC: Regulators Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges

| Marc Hochstein, Nikhilesh De and Anna Baydakova

Exchanges will likely have to collect information about their clients' crypto transactions under new global standards expected in June.

CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019

| John Biggs

Meet the exhibitors in the Consensus 2019 exhibit halls.

2020 Presidential Hopeful Andrew Yang Says Regulators ‘Owe’ Clarity on Rules for Crypto Industry

| Nikhilesh De

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang pitched himself as a friend of the crypto community to a receptive crowd at Consensus 2019.

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.

Coinbase Custody Now Has $1 Billion of Crypto Under Management, CEO Says

| Sam Ouimet

At Consensus 2019, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said the exchange's custody service has been onboarding $150 million in assets under management each…

Congressman Emmer to Reintroduce Tax Bill Focused on Crypto Hard Forks

| Annaliese Milano

U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to reintroduce a bill that would benefit taxpayers holding cryptos resulting from blockchain hard forks.

Bitcoin in Space? It Helps Connection Woes, Says Blockstream’s Adam Back

| Alyssa Hertig

Beaming bitcoin from satellites might sound far-fetched, but there are serious use cases, according to Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream.

Joe Lubin, Jimmy Song Strike $500K Crypto Bet on Ethereum’s Future

| Brady Dale

The terms of a much-hyped bet between Joe Lubin and Jimmy Song have finally been settled – and a lot of money is on the line.

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Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali: ‘You Don’t Need a Blockchain’ for All Dapps

| Alyssa Hertig

Apps across the space are putting too much reliance (and data) on blockchains, argued Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali at Consensus 2019.

SEC’s Crypto Czar Says Exchanges That List IEOs May Face Legal Risks

| Anna Baydakova and Marc Hochstein

Certain initial exchange offerings (IEOs) may be breaking U.S. securities laws, an SEC official said.