Consensus Day 1 Recap


Top announcements:

- Winklevoss twins announce Zcash, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash support on their Gemini exchange;

- James Patchett, President and CEO of the New York Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced plans to make New York City a blockchain hub by opening a resource center and a competition;

- Aion is launching a “Token Bridge” to interconnect blockchains;

- Two former JP Morgan employees are launching a decentralized application store, Clovyr;

- GoTenna to launch a BTC wallet without the always-online feature support;

- Icon and Line Plus join to co-found Unchain, another blockchain ecosystem;

- Microsoft representatives might be developing a blockchain based identification system;

- FedEx CEO: “Adopt New Tech Like Blockchain or Be Disrupted”;

- Bermudas are the first state that directly regulates digital assets in blockchain.


Latest news

Former OKEx CEO Chris Lee Joins Rival Crypto Exchange Huobi Chris Lee, the former chief executive of OKEx, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has announced he is joining rival platform Huobi as its vice president of global business development just one week after stepping down.
Japanese Exchange Coincheck Stops Trading Four Privacy-Focused Altcoins Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has confirmed that they will stop the trading of four anonymity-centered altcoins in order to comply with the demands of regulators.
ICORating to Speak at Tokenomics Conference in Tallinn ICORating Business Development Manager Zufar Gatiyatov will be an official speaker at Tokenomics, an emerging token conference set to take place at Tallinn Technological University in Tallinn on May 24 and 25.