The latest in a long line of initial coin offerings, a sale held today for tokens that will power the ethereum prediction market Gnosis is emerging as a novel entry – if not for the reason intended.
Ostensively designed to discourage the kind of speculation that has come to define ICOs, the resulting sale was arguably anything but usual – concluding in less than 15 minutes and with the creators owning the vast majority of the funds (95% worth more than $280m at press time).
Swift has officially selected Hyperledger's Fabric codebase for use in its most prominent blockchain project.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the proposed rule change to list and trade a Bitcoin ETF on Bats BZX Exchange on March 10. The exchange then filed a petition for a review of the Commission’s decision, which was granted on Monday.
Brooklyn-based Mediachain Labs has been the driving force behind the Mediachain project, a blockchain research agenda and open source protocol to better manage data that is critical to the health of the music industry.
The Mediachain team will join the Spotify New York City offices and help further Spotify’s journey towards a more fair, transparent and rewarding music industry for creators and rights owners.