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Appealing to Normies: Advancing Bitcoin Starts With Better UX

Why isn't the average person into bitcoin? That was the question posed by Blockstream's Selene Jin at the Advancing Bitcoin conference in London on Thursday,...

Better Safe Than Hacked? Google and Apple Flip-Flop on Crypto

The cryptocurrency sector has many criticisms. One is that it can appear impenetrable to newcomers. Another is that it is probably easier to lose money...

McKinsey Advisor: Blockchain May Kill Off the City of London and NHS

According to a senior advisor at consultancy firm McKinsey, John Straw, blockchain could make the City of London irrelevant in the near future. He made the...

R3 Doubles London Office Size in Anticipation of Growing Branch

New York-based enterprise software firm R3, known for its enterprise blockchain platform Corda, has doubled the size of its London Wall office. Business intelligence firm...

Coinbase Custody Holds $1.3B in Assets Under Custody, Expects to Hit $2B ‘Soon’

Coinbase Custody revealed that it holds $1.3 billion in assets under custody (AUC) and the firm expects to hit $2 billion AUC soon in a...

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Roger Ver Apparently Unconcerned About Coronavirus

Roger Ver, the prominent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) advocate and former CEO of Bitcoin.com, appears to think that the world’s reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic is...

Back From the Crypt: MakerDAO Toes the Line Between Life and Death

The crypto industry is young, and in emerging tech, a handful of companies often lead the charge. For those holding equity in these companies, this...

Billionaire Tim Draper Sees Potential in DeFi and Backs New DAO

Tim Draper, the billionaire and Bitcoin bull who has backed Tesla, SpaceX and Coinbase, is making moves into decentralized finance. He is now investing in...

Zero Chance Wikipedia Will Ever Use Bitcoin SV, Says Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has expressed skepticism regarding top-10 digital currency Bitcoin SV (BSV), claiming that the coin “offers nothing for Wikipedia.”Wales made his statement...

Ex-IOTA Dev Threatens Foundation Director With Legal Action Over $8 Million

A co-founder and former lead developer of the decentralized network IOTA, Sergey Ivancheglo, has IOTA Foundation director David Sønstebø with a lawsuit over 25 million...

Singapore Act to License Cryptocurrency Firms Comes Into Effect

Legislation regulating the operations of cryptocurrency firms in Singapore comes into effect today, Jan. 28.The new Payment Services Act will regulate cryptocurrency payments and trading...