New York Times Confirms It’s Using Blockchain to Combat Fake News

The New York Times Company has revealed new details relating to its ongoing blockchain publishing experiments first revealed by CoinDesk in March. Published Tuesday, a new website for the publisher’s News Provenance Project explains how the storied newspaper’s Research and Development team plans to use Hyperledger Fabric’s permissioned blockchain to authenticate news photographs in partnership with…

Libra’s Biggest Problem

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. Among the barrage of commentary accompanying the Libra circus on Capitol…

Could Donald Trump Ban Bitcoin?

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for institutional investors interested in crypto assets. Sign up here. Bitcoin yet again graced global…