Chinese #Metoo Movement Turns to Ethereum to Evade Censorship – CoinDesk

Inspired by the “#metoo” movement, students in China are coding messages onto the temper-proof ethereum blockchain to escape Chinese internet censorship. As Quartz reported on Tuesday, an anonymous address on the ethereum blockchain sent itself a transaction on April 23 holding code that contains the content of a censored open letter in order to permanently store … Read more

Sequoia Sues Crypto Exchange Binance After Investment Deal Collapses – CoinDesk

The founder of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges is being sued by a big-name venture capital firm for allegedly breaching an exclusivity agreement. According to a report by Bloomberg published Wednesday, Binance’s Zhao Changpeng is currently facing a lawsuit brought to the high court in Hong Kong by California-based venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. Citing … Read more

Salesforce Among 12 New Members to Join Blockchain Research Institute – CoinDesk

Cloud computing company Salesforce is among twelve new members to the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the multi-million dollar global blockchain think tank announced on Tuesday. Devoted to the study of blockchain strategies, applications and obstacles to implementation, the Institute already boasts the membership of government entities, major tech companies, financial industry players and global corporations … Read more

MarketWatch Is Tracking Eight More Cryptocurrencies – CoinDesk

MarketWatch, the news publishing unit of Dow Jones Media Group, announced Wednesday that it will begin tracking the market moves of eight additional cryptocurrencies. On Wednesday, the company said that on top of its bitcoin tracking tool, MarketWatch will display information for ether, XRP, bitcoin cash, litecoin, ether classic, monero, dash and zcash. The website has … Read more