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Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Calls Money Laundering Claims ‘Inaccurate and Deceptive’

Brian Evans - Oct 02, 2018

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate."

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ShapeShift Calls Claims of Laundering at Exchange ‘Inaccurate and Deceptive’

Brian Evans - Oct 02, 2018

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate."

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Ripple Event Reveal: 3 Companies Are Now Using XRP for Real Payments

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

During Ripple's annual Swell conference, CEO Brad Garlinghouse announced three firms that will use XRP in commercial cross-border payments.

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Two of Blockchain’s Biggest Consortiums Just Joined Forces

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

The Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space.

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ConsenSys Invests $6.5 Million in Former R3 Exec’s Blockchain Startup

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

ConsenSys invested $6.5 million into DrumG, the blockchain startup founded by former R3 official Tim Grant.

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Opera Browser Operator to Explore New Applications of Blockchain

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

Opera, which built a crypto wallet into its browser, is partnering with blockchain advisory firm Ledger Capital to further explore blockchain tech.

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Blockchains Don’t Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better

Brian Evans - Oct 01, 2018

A blockchain can contain garbage data but in many cases, it will still be better than the status quo. We might even find often that it's a…

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Michael Arrington’s VC Firm to Leave US Following Subpoena

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

Arrington XRP Capital may stop funding U.S.-based blockchain startups after being subpoenaed repeatedly by the SEC.

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Bitcoin Fraudsters Misled Investors and Impersonated Regulators, CFTC Alleges

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

The CFTC has filed charges against two individuals for allegedly impersonating the regulator in an effort to defraud bitcoin investors.

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Samourai Wallet Stops Showing Fiat Value of Bitcoin Balances

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

The Samourai Wallet is dropping fiat values from its platform, and will only display bitcoin balances in BTC or satoshis going forward.