Today's cryptocurrency and blockchain news.
Bitcoin is down 1.3% $3,531
XRP is down 2.3% at 30 cents
Ethereum is down 2.3% at $112
News out of DAVOS shows that New America, ConsenSys, and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health are collaborating with Levi Strauss & Co. on a two year pilot program to develop a blockchain-backed worker well-being system.
Polymath is locking up approximately $9 million dollars worth of its tokens for the next 5 years.
LibertyX becomes the first licensee to offer bitcoin purchasing options via ATMs to New York State residents.
Mitsubish UFJ Financial Group has teamed up with the American company Akamai to build a blockchain based consumer payment network in time for the Tokyo Olmpyics.
- Will people ditch cash for cryptocurrency? Japan is about to find out - MIT Technology Review
- New America, ConsenSys, and Harvard Awarded Federal Grant to Build Blockchain-Powered System to Track Health and Well-being of Factory Workers
- Security Token Startup Polymath Locks up 75 Million Tokens - CoinDesk
- Breakthrough: New Yorkers Can Buy Bitcoin at Traditional ATMs | The Daily Hodl