Above $13K: Bitcoin’s Price Extends 2019 Gains to New 17-Month High

Bitcoin’s price has refreshed 17-month highs in the U.S. trading hours with a move above $13,000. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index is currently trading at 13,020, the highest level seen since mid-January 2018, having surpassed the Asian session high of $12,919 at roughly 17:30 UTC. With the rise above $13,000, bitcoin has taken the cumulative month-to-date gains […]

Oxfam Trials Aid Distribution With DAI, Future Use ‘Highly Likely’

This post was originally published here Throughout May 2019, United Kingdom-based nonprofit organization Oxfam International executed a month-long trial that saw MakerDAO’s DAI stablecoin distributed as a means of exchange among citizens of Vanuatu. The Oxfam initiative, named UnBlocked Cash, was conducted in partnership with MakerDAO, ConsenSys and Australian tech startup Sempo. The Australian government […]