Why Purpose-Built, Niche Blockchains Are Set To Win in the Long Run

While 'catch-all' blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum popularized distributed ledger technology, new use-case specific projects are emerging.

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Why Alibaba Needs to Go All In On Blockchain
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Why Alibaba Needs to Go All In On Blockchain

Alibaba was hit with a massive fine last week. But that doesn't mean it's paid its dues to the Chinese government. Showcasing its blockchain technology could put it back in the government's good graces.

Ethereum Studio ConsenSys Raises $65M From JPM, Mastercard, and Others
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Ethereum Studio ConsenSys Raises $65M From JPM, Mastercard, and Others

A fat new funding round from big names underscores how traditional and crypto finance are converging, according to ConsenSys boss Joe Lubin.

Nvidia Targets $150 Million Revenue From New Ethereum Mining Processor
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Nvidia Targets $150 Million Revenue From New Ethereum Mining Processor

The graphics card manufacturer has raised its 2022 first-quarter revenue estimate for its recently released crypto mining product.

Bitcoin Hits New All Time High Price Over $62,000
8 hours ago

Bitcoin Hits New All Time High Price Over $62,000

Bitcoin began the year under $30,000—it has since increased by over 100% to reach yet another all-time high.

NYSE Is Doing NFTs and No One Knows What to Make of It
20 hours ago

NYSE Is Doing NFTs and No One Knows What to Make of It

A Wall Street-induced financial crash helped create a desire for Bitcoin. Now, the New York Stock Exchange wants to cash in on the desire for NFTs.

Facebook Crypto Project VP Leaves for Circle
21 hours ago

Facebook Crypto Project VP Leaves for Circle

Circle has hired Dante Disparte as chief strategy officer. Disparate was previously executive vice president at Facebook’s Diem.

Square’s COPA Sues Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Craig Wright
22 hours ago

Square’s COPA Sues Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Craig Wright

The Bitcoin SV figurehead tried to enforce a copyright claim to the Bitcoin white paper. The Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA) isn’t standing for it.

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Joins Growing List of Bitcoin ETF Contenders
22 hours ago

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Joins Growing List of Bitcoin ETF Contenders

While the SEC has yet to approve a Bitcoin ETF in the US, there are now eight high-profile firms seeking approval to launch one.

TIME Joins Tesla in Keeping Bitcoin on Its Balance Sheet
23 hours ago

TIME Joins Tesla in Keeping Bitcoin on Its Balance Sheet

Grayscale Investments and TIME magazine are partnering on cryptocurrency content. And TIME is keeping the BTC.

Biden Seeks 50% Budget Increase for FinCEN to Combat Illicit Finance
23 hours ago

Biden Seeks 50% Budget Increase for FinCEN to Combat Illicit Finance

The bureau has previously pushed for transparency rules that would require crypto exchanges to perform KYC checks on customers’ private wallets.

This $1.6 Million NFT Could Self-Replicate Into Hundreds More
23 hours ago

This $1.6 Million NFT Could Self-Replicate Into Hundreds More

Mad Dog Jones’ Ethereum-powered artwork of a copy machine can produce up to seven generations of variant NFTs… but it can also “jam” along the way.

Coinbase Goes Public on April 14: How to Buy Shares
1 day ago

Coinbase Goes Public on April 14: How to Buy Shares

Coinbase shares will begin trading on public markets on Wednesday. Here's a guide to buying them—and whether you should.

You Can Now Mine Bitcoin (Very Slowly) on a Commodore 64
1 day ago

You Can Now Mine Bitcoin (Very Slowly) on a Commodore 64

Just don’t expect to actually mine a block—or get remotely close.

Topps Launching First Official Major League Baseball NFT Card Series
1 day ago

Topps Launching First Official Major League Baseball NFT Card Series

MLB already tried launching crypto collectibles in 2018, and struck out. But this time around, the NFT boom is in full-swing.

Nigerian Fintechs Cut Off From Government Verification Service
2 days ago

Nigerian Fintechs Cut Off From Government Verification Service

The Nigerian government has made things tricky for fintech companies and even trickier for crypto companies.

Christie’s Former ‘Rainmaker’ Brings NFTs to Fine Art Collectors
2 days ago

Christie’s Former ‘Rainmaker’ Brings NFTs to Fine Art Collectors

The former co-chair of the famous auction house will oversee the sale of an animated artwork by Urs Fischer.

GameStop Seeks Analyst Trained in NFTs, Crypto and Blockchain
2 days ago

GameStop Seeks Analyst Trained in NFTs, Crypto and Blockchain

GameStop is on the hunt for a security analyst skilled in crypto. Will the company venture into the wild world of decentralized finance?

Stellar and XRP Surge 20% While Bitcoin and Ethereum Stagnate
2 days ago

Stellar and XRP Surge 20% While Bitcoin and Ethereum Stagnate

US crypto entrepreneur Jed McCaleb is behind two pumping projects today.

XRP Price Rises 30% to $1.30 in Mad Weekend Dash
3 days ago

XRP Price Rises 30% to $1.30 in Mad Weekend Dash

Ripple's had a good week. Its native asset XRP is today celebrating it as the price has spiked 30%.

Ripple Stops SEC From Disclosing CEOs’ Financial Records to Public
3 days ago

Ripple Stops SEC From Disclosing CEOs’ Financial Records to Public

Ripple scores another win against the SEC as the court rules the company isn't legally required to divulge its CEOs' financial records.

YouTuber Jake Paul Seeks $10 Million for NFT of Knockout Punch
3 days ago

YouTuber Jake Paul Seeks $10 Million for NFT of Knockout Punch

Triller launches a new NFT marketplace with a Jake Paul NFT.

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