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Now a Nearly $1 Billion Blockchain, Tezos Is Slowly Building Up Its Security

The number of Tezos bakers is on the rise. The protocol’s term for a validator (its equivalent…

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Blockchain Startups Have Raised US$1.8B In VC Funding So Far This Year

Blockchain companies raised US$1.8 billion through 343 deals during the first half of 2018, a new record…

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How good an economist is Rachel Chu in “Crazy Rich Asians”?

It’s also a noteworthy moment for a much smaller and less important group: economists. The release of…

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America’s biggest body-camera company says facial recognition isn’t accurate enough for policing decisions

Axon, the country’s biggest supplier of body cameras, doesn’t want to face similar backlash. The company’s CEO Rick…

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The Crypto Market Just Hit a New Low for 2018

The total market capitalization for all cryptocurrencies just fell to its lowest point in 2018. The developments…

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ShapeShift Acquires Tool That Quickly Swaps Bitcoin for Other Cryptos

ShapeShift has acquired a startup that developed a tool for exchanging cryptocurrencies more efficiently. The company said Wednesday…

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Using Blockchain Technology to Prevent Workplace Crimes

A U.S.-based startup company called I’ve Been Vetted (IBV) is using blockchain technology to prevent workplace crimes….

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Have we reached peak Snapchat?

For the first time since the company was founded in 2011, Snap posted a decrease in the…

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Ethereum-Powered Insurer Nexus Is Winning Over Blockchain Skeptics

“My premise is that you can use blockchain to essentially trust people you don’t know – you…

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SEC Delays VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Decision to September

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed a decision on a proposed bitcoin ETF, pushing…

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Co-Founder of IOST: Money-Hungry Crypto Guys Aren’t My Type

The crypto industry may be a boys’ club, but that shouldn’t stop women from knocking down the…

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War Riders Announces Collaboration With OpenSea

War Riders, a new crypto virtual game à la Mad Max, will be running a pre-order campaign…