• YouHodler partners with Ledger
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Crypto lender YouHodler turns to Ledger for digital asset security

    Along with its Ledger Vault platform, the cryptocurrency and blockchain security firm will offer the fintech firm access to its $150 million pooled crime insurance policy from Lloyds of London and Marsh

    Ledger Vault provides IT infrastructure for financial institutions to ensure that they can reduce the security risks associated with holding digital assets on behalf of their users.

  • reinvent social media
    Technology

    Yet another blockchain-based project vows to reinvent social media

    Charter’s intentions are laudable, but projects like it have a problem: despite Facebook’s shortcomings, its 2.6 billion users make it hard to leave without losing touch with many people they know

    Saying “corporate social media has failed us” the not-for-profit social enterprise Blockchain Commons, along with the decentralized reputation platform Bitmark, have unveiled plans to develop a new social media architecture for the public.

  • Crypto must-reads
    Cryptocurrencies,  People,  Technology

    CRYPTO MUST-READS FOR JUNE 19, 2020

    These Are The Crypto Stories You Should Be Following Today: Crypto can help free the Black community from the power of the dollar; researchers discover Tron may not be a scam; Mike Novogratz just might suck; blockchain can strip bias from AI

    On a Juneteenth when the national dialog is dominated by #BlackLivesMatter, take a look at how “Bitcoin & Black America” author Isaiah Jackson thinks crypto can change his community. In the “keep an open mind” vein, researchers surprised themselves by finding Justin Sun’s Tron isn’t just legit, its ahead of 90% of the projects out there. Switching to keep an open jaw mode, after more than $350 million in losses over two years, Mike Novogratz says Galaxy Digital might “suck”—while sticking to his pro-Bitcoin guns. And if HAL had blockchain he might have opened the pod bay door on his own.

  • Blockchain sustainability
    Technology

    Two big announcements show corporate interest in blockchain for sustainability

    The Bumble Bee Seafood Company and Unilever are both planning to use blockchain technology to preserve resources for future generations

    When big food brands embrace blockchain, the usual buzzword is traceability. But as two separate announcements on June 15 show, this technology could prove pivotal in achieving sustainability too.