Another PayPal Co-Founder Is Embracing Blockchain’s ‘Seismic Shift’

Sharing economy startup Origin Protocol has tapped a PayPal co-founder and early YouTube employee as its latest hire. Yu Pan, who is also a former Google employee and the co-founder

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Google Co-Founder Highlights Crypto Mining Impact

In a letter to investors, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said that demand for the powerful computers used to mine ether and other cryptocurrencies has contributed to a “boom of computing.”

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UNICEF Is Mining Crypto to Raise Funds for Children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking to harness supporters’ computers to raise donations via cryptocurrency mining. To that end, the organization has launched “The Hope Page” – a website

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Bitcoin Cash Is Bitcoin? Lawsuits Won’t Stop the Fight Over Bitcoin’s Name

“Roger Ver deserves to go to (back to) jail for fraud.” For those not immersed in bitcoin’s byzantine politics, it might seem strange to see Ragnar Lifthrasir, a self-described “passionate advocate

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PornHub Accepts Verge Cryptocurrency?

“The future has come. In our efforts to keep current with our community’s privacy and payment preferences, Pornhub will now be accepting Verge as a means of payment for services

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Resistance Ahead: Bitcoin Bulls Must Break $8,500

A move above resistance at $8,500 would provide confirmation bitcoin’s bear market has ended, the technical charts indicate. Over the weekend, the cryptocurrency clocked a three-week high of $8,458 on Bitfinex,

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A Bitcoin Rally After Tax Day? Don’t Bet the Farm

When tax season ends, will the crypto bear market end with it? Certainly, with the April 17 U.S. deadline to file approaching, there’s much speculation that the crypto winter of

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HODL On: In Defense of Bitcoin’s Best Investment Strategy

Steven Hopkins is chief operating officer and general counsel of Medici Ventures, an Overstock.com subsidiary focused on the advancement of blockchain technology. In 1987’s Black Monday stock market crash, Sam

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$1 Billion Blockchain Fund Launches with Chinese Government Backing

A new Chinese blockchain fund has $1.6 billion available to invest in innovative startups – 30 percent of which is backed by a city government. Dubbed Xiong’An Global Blockchain Innovation

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Is XRP a Security? Major Ripple Debates Explained

What is a “cryptocurrency?” Try as Webster dictionary may, a formal definition remains hard to pin down. While it’s unclear exactly when the word itself was coined, bitcoin, the world’s very

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