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Tim Draper puts $1M into the Aragon blockchain project to create digital courts

In the murky world of crypto and blockchain, taking disputes to a traditional court would either land both the plaintiff and the defendant in jail or confuse the court to the point of total
The US takes Facebook to court over $9 billion in (allegedly) unpaid taxes

The US takes Facebook to court over $9 billion in (allegedly) unpaid taxes

Facebook is squaring off against the US over more than $9 billion in allegedly unpaid taxes, Financial Times reports. The US‘ Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says Facebook intentionally “downplayed”

Cryptocurrency, ‘decentralized finance,’ and the sweet promise of 8% interest

"Decentralized finance" offers sky-high returns. But are they here to stay?

Cryptocurrency, ‘decentralized finance,’ and the sweet promise of 8% interest

"Decentralized finance" offers sky-high returns. But are they here to stay?

DeFiance: billion-dollar finance, million-dollar hacks, and very little value

Over the last year or so, most of the cryptocurrency world has pivoted from the failure of “fat protocol” tokens and ICOs, and the faltering growth of “Layer 2” payments like Lightning and the late
Buffett dumps $800M worth of Apple stock, invests in biotech and groceries

Buffett dumps $800M worth of Apple stock, invests in biotech and groceries

Famed investor Warren Buffett sold at least $800 million worth of Apple stock last quarter, BusinessInsider reports citing SEC filings published last Friday. The Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway
El modelo coreano de monedas sociales

El modelo coreano de monedas sociales

Los ayuntamientos proponen descuentos en comercios locales
T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint is now worth $40 billion, thanks to the bulls

T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint is now worth $40 billion, thanks to the bulls

The state of New York will not appeal the approval of a $40 billion merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, Reuters reports. Instead of fighting the deal, the state’s Attorney General
This Social Network Wants to Pay You (in Crypto) to Do Good

This Social Network Wants to Pay You (in Crypto) to Do Good

Block.one raised $4 billion in 2018 by promising to build a decentralized, blockchain-based platform. Now its social network wants to encourage quality posts.
Amazon stalls Microsoft’s $10B ‘war cloud’ contract with the US gov

Amazon stalls Microsoft’s $10B ‘war cloud’ contract with the US gov

A US federal judge sided with Amazon on Thursday to temporarily block a $10 billion government contract awarded to its rival Microsoft, Financial Times reports. The ecommerce giant requested the Court
Police hunt Bitcoin extortionist after another letter bomb explodes in Amsterdam

Police hunt Bitcoin extortionist after another letter bomb explodes in Amsterdam

Dutch police are responding to a spate of letter bombs sent to offices across the country as part of a Bitcoin extortion plot. On Thursday, a letter bomb caused a small explosion at an ING Bank office

This man got bitcoin to confess to a $13.8 million judgment. Sort of.

A man known for dubious legal maneuvers claims damages against the entire bitcoin network. It might not hold up.

This man got bitcoin to confess to a $13.8 million judgment. Sort of.

A man known for dubious legal maneuvers claims damages against the entire bitcoin network. It might not hold up.

Vermont Turns to Home-Grown Blockchain Company to Track Hemp With Ethereum

Vermont state regulators will begin recording the production of hemp – a low-THC cannabis strain popular in textiles – on the ethereum mainnet this year.
German fintech N26 to leave UK — because Brexit

German fintech N26 to leave UK — because Brexit

German fintech startup N26 will pull out of the UK market completely, as it says its European banking license won’t permit operation there following Brexit. UK-based customers of the Berlin-based

Tangle EE project joins Eclipse Foundation to bring distributed ledger apps to enterprise

As the number of IoT devices proliferate, and machines conduct transactions with machines without humans involved, it becomes increasingly necessary to have a permissionless system that facilitates
Sprint stocks up 75% after judge approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile merger

Sprint stocks up 75% after judge approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile merger

An anticipated $26.5 billion merger between telecommunications powerhouse T-Mobile and the failing Sprint has triggered markets into overdrive, with Sprint’s stock price surging 75% as markets opened

USDC

I just bought some US Dollars today. I do that many days. But the dollars I bought today are crypto assets, like Bitcoin and Ethereum. These US Dollar assets are called USDC and they are issued by an
The US government lost $1.7 billion by selling Bitcoin too early

The US government lost $1.7 billion by selling Bitcoin too early

The United States is likely to have missed out on around $1.7 billion by auctioning off seized Bitcoin way too soon. Using back-dated market rates, cryptocurrency enthusiast Jameson Lopp built a handy
How Blockchain is Revolutionizing the Supply Chain Industry

How Blockchain is Revolutionizing the Supply Chain Industry

The Supply chain has transformed, and companies have not updated the underlying technology for managing them in decades. With Blockchain technology, companies can rebuild their approach to supply