Winklevoss Twins, DJ Alesso Back Crypto Collectible Artworks up for Charity Auction

Ethernity, a new non-fungible token (NFT) art project, is set to auction off digital artworks featuring and backed by public figures including the Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. According to an announcement Wednesday, the digital artworks are represented by NFTs (also termed crypto collectibles) and created by in-house artists from across the globe. The project said […]

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Miami Mayor ‘Exploring’ Ideas in Crypto Governance

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez may try to turn his city into a hotbed for cryptocurrency innovation. Suarez tweeted Thursday that he is “absolutely exploring” making Miami, the seventh-largest city in the U.S., home to the country’s first crypto-centric municipal government, seemingly endorsing concepts from tokenization to on-chain voting. He tagged new city resident Anthony Pompliano, […]

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The Case for $500,000 Bitcoin

The Winklevoss brothers make an argument that, in the long run, bitcoin is the only good safe haven.  The essay looks systematically at the problems of the slate of current store-of-value assets, including the U.S. dollar, oil and gold.  The brothers argue why those assets have, or are starting to have, value in their safe […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for June 9, 2020

With the price of bitcoin again struggling to breach $10,000 and volatility falling to recent lows, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with another bitcoin news roundup. Store of value? Bitcoin has outperformed gold and trounced U.S. equities so far this year. The war game was designed in 2018 to prepare troops for future conflicts fought […]

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As Museums Go Dark, Crypto Art Finds Its Frame

With the lights turned off in museums and galleries thanks to the coronavirus, artists are now presenting their work in the digital glow of online showrooms.  Last month, Art Basel, an annual mecca for the globetrotting, art-buying class, showcased an estimated $270 million worth of paintings, sculptures and other fine art for view by anyone […]

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