20Mar/19

Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin

Payments startup Square plans to hire a number of engineers and a designer to work on its crypto initiatives, according to tweets from CEO Jack Dorsey. Dorsey, who also founded and runsRead More…

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12Mar/19

Avalon Miner Maker Canaan Raises ‘Hundreds of Millions’ in Funding

Canaan Creative, the maker of Avalon miners and one of the biggest cryptocurrency mining equipment manufacturers in China, has closed a new funding round. Securities Times, a Chinese financial news publication, reportedRead More…

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09Mar/19

JP Morgan’s Stablecoin: A Feat of Engineering or Marketing?

Ben Jessel is head of enterprise blockchain at Kadena, a next-generation blockchain company offering both public and private blockchain solutions.  –––––––––– The world of blockchain and banking was set alight last month byRead More…

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06Mar/19

UNICEF Explores Blockchain to Improve Internet for ‘Every School’ in Kyrgyzstan

Children’s non-profit organization UNICEF is in talks with the government of Kyrgyzstan to leverage blockchain technology to provide Internet access to every school in the country. “We are at the early stagesRead More…

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06Mar/19

ConsenSys-Backed Civil Tries Again on Newsroom Token Launch

ConsenSys-backed media startup Civil finally launched its CVL token today after months of delay. Many independent newsroom employees and Civil Media partners will now receive the token compensation packages they were promisedRead More…

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