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Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That

Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. ___________ With …

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Can electric motors finally make three-wheeled cars great?

Can electric motors finally make three-wheeled cars great? Every few years, someone tries to sell a three-wheeled vehicle to Americans. Historically, it hasn’t gone very well. We’ve got our suspicions about why people don’t buy trikes, and they boil down to this: a trike is just not a real car. …

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Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views on crypto infrastructure delivered every Tuesday. Sign up here. ————————–————————–————————–————————–————————–————————– …

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Who’s Left, Joined and Almost Joined Coinbase Since Its $300 Million Raise

Who’s Left, Joined and Almost Joined Coinbase Since Its $300 Million Raise Crypto exchange startup Coinbase is a hot place to work – and undoubtedly a coveted resume destination for technologists looking to advance their careers in Silicon Valley. One of the cryptocurrency industry’s few unicorns – or companies with …

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Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other

Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other U.K. bank Barclays and London-based startup Clearmatics are inviting coders to come up with ways to connect ethereum with made-for-enterprise blockchains such as Hyperledger Fabric. The interoperability challenge is being hosted by Clearmatics and will use a …

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Genesis, BitGo Team Up to Ease Crypto Trading for Institutions

Genesis, BitGo Team Up to Ease Crypto Trading for Institutions Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo and over-the-counter (OTC) specialist Genesis Global Trading have teamed up on a service designed to make Wall Street feel more comfortable dipping a toe in the market. Announced today, the tie-up means institutional investors storing digital assets …

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The ‘Thirdening’ Approaches: How to Watch Ethereum’s Fork as It Happens

The ‘Thirdening’ Approaches: How to Watch Ethereum’s Fork as It Happens The world’s third largest blockchain by total value, ethereum, is about to upgrade its code. Named Constantinople, the system-wide upgrade, or hard fork, is set to enact several tech improvements, most designed to increase usability and improve smart contract …

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