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Chinese Blockchain Event Draws Backlash Over Chairman Mao Stunt

Chinese crypto media firms are boycotting a blockchain event after the organizer used a Chairman Mao imitator to fire up the audience.

Coinbase Is Rebranding Its Crypto Exchange Service

Coinbase announced Wednesday it was rebranding its GDAX platform as Coinbase Pro. Additionally, the company has acquired Paradex, a relay platform.

Coinbase Rolls Out Crypto Custody Product for Institutions

First announced last year, Coinbase Custody is a cryptocurrency storage service directed specifically at large financial institutions.

Crypto Valley Association Taps VC Firm Lakestar as Strategic Partner

The 600-member Crypto Valley Association has added venture capital firm Lakestar as a strategic partner.

IBM, Global Citizen Seek Blockchain Ideas to Transform Humanitarian Aid

IBM and Global Citizen are issuing a challenge to the world’s developers: use blockchain to revolutionize donations to humanitarian causes.

Ethereum Founder Responds to Charges of “Insane”, “Plutocratic” Governance

Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s cofounder, is increasingly finding himself target of very public rumors about his role in the project’s supposed love of secrecy. Charges of lacking transparency are equivalent to mortal sins in the cryptocurrency space. Ethereum too is particularly sensitive about accusations along these lines, especially in the ongoing light of a possible US […]

Investment Advisor Morgan Creek Tokenizes Tech Firm’s Paper Shares

Morgan Creek Blockchain has helped a tech company turn its paper shares into security tokens as part of a push to raise $40 million.

Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin’s Price, Say Fed Researchers

Researchers from the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank believe that the launch of bitcoin futures played a role in bitcoin’s recent price slump.

Fund Recovery Is Ethereum’s “Defining Moment,” Developer Kasireddy Says

Developer Preethi Kasireddy believes what the ethereum community decides to do in terms of fund recovery will be the network’s “defining moment.”

Police Mandate Use of Blockchain Hotel Registry in Indian City

Police in the Indian city of Vizag have ordered hotels to deploy a new blockchain security solution.