Meet the Decentralized Fashion House Bringing Overpriced T-Shirts to Ethereum – CoinDesk

“The secrecy/mystery is what makes it cool,” Uniswap’s Ashleigh Schap said via direct message. “Normally you wouldn’t send $200 to random people who are promising to send you a T-shirt.” And yet people are doing just that for Saint Fame, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that’s part fashion house, part ethereum subculture. “Saint Fame is […]

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R3 Completes Trade Finance Blockchain Trial With More Than 70 Organizations – CoinDesk

R3 has closed what it’s calling the largest open-account trade finance trial ever conducted on its Corda platform. This trial included more than 70 organizations from more than 25 countries. Upwards of 340 participants from those organizations were involved and came out from sectors like financial services, information technology, telecommunications, logistics, the maritime industry, real […]

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Volcker Might Have Said Yes to a Digital Dollar – If He Knew What It Was – CoinDesk

What would the late former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker have thought about digital currencies issued by central banks? The short answer is nobody knows; Volcker never really got steeped in the fast-developing world of crypto. “Bitcoin? What’s that?” Volcker replied when asked about the largest cryptocurrency by a Quartz reporter in April 2013. “I’m […]

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Bitfury Invests in Shyft Network to Build Decentralized Identity Products – CoinDesk

The Bitfury Group has made what it calls a “strategic acquisition” in decentralized credential provider Shyft Network as it prepares to build out government-facing identity products. Bitfury would not supply the total investment in the product. The deal as outlined in a December 11 press statement will see Bitfury invest in Shyft’s Financial Action Task […]

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