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Coinbase acquihires San Francisco startup Blockspring – TechCrunch

Coinbase acquihires San Francisco startup Blockspring – TechCrunch Coinbase is continuing its push to suck up talent after the $8 billion-valued crypto business snapped up Blockspring, a San Francisco-based startup that enables developers to collect and process data from APIs. The undisclosed deal was announced by Blockspring on its blog, …

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How open source software took over the world – TechCrunch

How open source software took over the world – TechCrunch It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis was that Redhat was a snowflake and that no other open source company would …

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Crypto mining giant Bitmain is reportedly getting a new CEO as its IPO plan stalls – TechCrunch

Crypto mining giant Bitmain is reportedly getting a new CEO as its IPO plan stalls – TechCrunch Bitmain, the Chinese crypto miner maker, looks like it has reached an interesting point in its pathway to going public. There’s been little heard since the company filed to go public in Hong …

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Opera brings a flurry of crypto features to its Android mobile browser – TechCrunch

Opera brings a flurry of crypto features to its Android mobile browser – TechCrunch Crypto markets may be down down down, but that isn’t stopping Opera’s crypto feature — first released in beta in July — from rolling out to all users of its core mobile browser today as the company …

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Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies – TechCrunch

Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies – TechCrunch Thibault Schrepel Contributor Thibault Schrepel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Economic Law at Utrecht University and a reviewer at the Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy. While statements and position papers from …

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Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch

Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch Coinbase is the most conservative exchange in cryptoland, largely because it operates in the U.S. under the watchful eye of the SEC. The $8 billion-valued company trades fewer than ten cryptocurrencies to consumers but …

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The crusade against open source abuse – TechCrunch

The crusade against open source abuse – TechCrunch Salil Deshpande Contributor Salil Deshpande serves as the managing director of Bain Capital Ventures. He focuses on infrastructure software and open source. More posts by this contributor Let’s define “container-native” After the Satoshi Roundtable, is there a way to bridge the bitcoin …

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Hong Kong says it may regulate crypto exchanges – TechCrunch

Hong Kong says it may regulate crypto exchanges – TechCrunch Hong Kong may become the next country to regulate crypto exchanges after its securities regulator announced that it is exploring ways to apply quality control and protect consumers from the volatility and uncertainties of digital currencies. The Securities and Futures Commission …

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Crypto mining giant Bitmain reveals heady growth as it files for IPO – TechCrunch

Crypto mining giant Bitmain reveals heady growth as it files for IPO – TechCrunch After months of speculation, Bitmain — the world’s largest provider of crypto miners — has opened the inner details of its business after it submitted its IPO prospectus with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. And some …

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VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be – TechCrunch

VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be – TechCrunch In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying …

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