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Reddit launching ERC-20 tokens

Every little bit of adoption helps promote the ecosystem. “The Fortnight and cryptocurrency subreddits have over two million users that will be trialing this new points system. If it proves to be successful, this new feature could make its way […]

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Fred Wilson’s buying more Bitcoin

When bad news hits, risk assets are sold off in a hurry. Then, investors and traders reevaluate and start thinking more critically about what to buy. Bitcoin sold off along with everything else, and now it’s starting to recover. Meanwhile, […]

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Blockchain-native insurer Nexus Mutual pays out

The insurance policies use tokens and are governed by blockchain voting and economics. There was recently a payout due to an attack on bZx. It’s interesting to see this take place with real money rather than crypto-economic theory. | learn more

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U.S. DOJ prosecutes software developer

He created the Bitcoin mixer Helix, which obfuscates the origin of the cryptocurrency. The DOJ considers this a “money transmitting and money laundering business.” This major potential precedent could (should?) drive more U.S. developers to build anonymously. | learn more