Anchorage, Bison Trails Execs to Helm Libra’s New ‘Technical Steering Committee’ – CoinDesk

The Libra Association announced Thursday it had formed a technical steering committee to coordinate the design of the Libra platform. The new committee, composed of Anchorage co-founder Diogo Monica, Calibra core product lead George Cabrera III, Bison Trails founder Joe Lallouz, Union Square Ventures partner Nick Grossman and Mercy Corps emerging technology director Ric Shreves, […]

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Coinbase-Led Crypto Ratings Council Plans Transparency Boost as New Members Join – CoinDesk

The Crypto Ratings Council (CRC), the Coinbase-led organization hoping to create a standard for assessing whether different cryptocurrencies are securities under U.S. law, is adding new members. The group announced Thursday that eToro, Radar and OKCoin US have joined the aspiring industry group looking to streamline how exchanges assess whether a cryptocurrency is a security. […]

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NBA Team Auctioning Basketball Star’s Jersey on Ethereum Blockchain – CoinDesk

The Sacramento Kings will auction off starting guard Buddy Hield’s jersey from Wednesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks using a blockchain-powered marketplace. Working with ethereum project incubator ConsenSys, the Kings said Wednesday it would be live-auctioning team memorabilia using an ethereum-based platform operated by Treum, a supply-chain product. The platform will be used to verify […]

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Launches Testing Ground for Blockchain Interoperability – CoinDesk

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the standards group where finance and other industries explore private versions of ethereum technology, has launched a testing ground to bring about certified, branded and harmonized business uses by the end of 2020. The EEA TestNet will operate as a pre-certification sandbox, where forks of ethereum can be standardized according […]

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