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VR Firm Magic Leap Seeks Blockchain Engineers for User Data

VR Firm Magic Leap Seeks Blockchain Engineers for User Data

VR startup Magic Leap is seeking blockchain engineers for its Lifestream business function. Virtual reality (VR) startup Magic Leap is seeking blockchain engineers according to recent listings on employment website Greenhouse. The firm is looking for a senior...

Coinbase Executive Leaves: 3 Major Departures in 6 Months

Coinbase Executive Leaves: 3 Major Departures in 6 Months

According to reports, Coinbase executive Dan Romero is stepping away from his role as vice president of international business. His departure will bring the number of executives to leave the company in the last six months to three. Another Coinbase Executive Leaves...

Digital Asset Partners With Cloud Software Giant VMware

Digital Asset Partners With Cloud Software Giant VMware

Digital Asset has partnered with cloud computing giant VMware. Digital Asset, the firm that created the DAML smart contract programming language, has partnered with major cloud computing company VMware, according to an announcement on April 11.According to the press...

Bakkt Hires PayPal and Google Veteran as Chief Product Officer

Bakkt Hires PayPal and Google Veteran as Chief Product Officer

Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has a new chief product officer. Announced via Medium earlier today, the exchange has added Mike Blandina to its team. Bakkt Hires New CPO In previous years, Blandina has worked at PayPal where he served as head of payments and credit...

Coinbase Crypto Exchange Debuts Visa Card for UK Customers

Coinbase Crypto Exchange Debuts Visa Card for UK Customers

Coinbase has launched Coinbase Card, which enables its U.K.-based customers to make purchases with cryptocurrency. Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched Coinbase Card, that enables its United Kingdom-based customers to pay in-store and online...

Bitcoin Price is in the Green but EOS is Today’s Real Winner

Bitcoin Price is in the Green but EOS is Today’s Real Winner

The cryptocurrency top ten are in the green! Well, eight of them are at least. According to CoinMarketCap, the total cryptocurrency market cap today is $182,807,737,820. As usual, when Bitcoin price is in the green, the rest of the market tends to be too. At the time...

Securitize Launches Token Compliance Program

Securitize Launches Token Compliance Program

Securitize has launched a token compliance program for issuing security tokens. Securitize, a compliance platform and protocol for token issuers backed by United States crypto exchange Coinbase, is launching its Securitize Ready Program, according to a press release...

China’s NDRC Wants to Ban Crypto Mining: Another Clamp Down

China’s NDRC Wants to Ban Crypto Mining: Another Clamp Down

According to Reuters, China’s state planner wants to ban Bitcoin mining. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has updated a draft list of industrial activities that it is looking to encourage, restrict, or eliminate. The list was first published in...

Cryptocurrency Witnesses Better Returns than Equities This year

Cryptocurrency Witnesses Better Returns than Equities This year

Good days may be ahead for cryptocurrencies. The sentiment of digital assets is improving slowly after witnessing a bear trend in 2018. The total cryptocurrency market cap has increased considerably by over $50 billion USD since the beginning of 2019. Many digital...