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Healthcare IT Firm Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project

US healthcare IT firm Change Healthcare has joined the Linux Foundation-backed Hyperledger blockchain project. The move come just months after Change Healthcare merged with the IT...

Consensus 2017: Smart Car Tech ‘BlockBox’ Wins CoinDesk Hackathon

BlockBox won CoinDesk's Consensus 2017 hackathon for its bid to make drones and smart cars safer to operate with blockchain. Black boxes have long been used to...

Consensus Hackathon 2017: Into the Smart City Blockchain ‘Rabbit Hole’

"How do I parse this string? I need to get the digital asset ID." Alongside excited chatter about how blockchain technology might one day disrupt a range of...

History is Made: Bitcoin Prices Top $2,000 to Set New All-Time...

The price of bitcoin surpassed $2,000 for the first time in history today, pushing the cryptocurrency to a fresh, new record amid rising trader...

‘Spiritual Experience’: Hot, Wild Ethereum Summit is Sign of the Times

Sweltering, crowded, and filled to capacity. If there were a sign that blockchain may be overhyped, or that the industry is in the midst of...

Bitcoin’s Price Climbs But Falls Short in Bid to Top $2,000

Bitcoin prices came within striking distance of $2,000 today, falling short by about $50, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). The price of bitcoin...

Russia’s Largest Exchange is Using Blockchain to Lure Global Investors

As Russia slowly emerges from a lengthy recession in the wake of collapsing energy prices, the Moscow Stock Exchange may have discovered a secret...

Meet the 5 Finalists for CoinDesk’s Consensus 2017 Startup Contest

After sorting through hundreds of applications, we're down to the final five. CoinDesk's second annual "Proof-of-Work" startup competition is gearing up to take place in...

Bitcoin’s Price Edges Back Above $1,800 After Near $100 Gain

The price of bitcoin is up nearly $100 on the day, rising more than 5% to reach a high of $1,814 on the CoinDesk...

People’s Bank of China: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist?

Yao Qian works in the technology department of People's Bank of China, the country's central bank and financial market regulator. In this feature article, Qian discusses the...
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