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Facebook's David Marcus.

Facebook’s blockchain boss David Marcus is leaving cryptocurrency startup Coinbase’s board

Things are quietly progressing at Facebook's secretive blockchain project.

The world’s largest maker of bitcoin mining chips is reportedly hoping to raise $18 billion in what could be one of the largest IPOs in history

Cryptocurrency mining chip maker Bitmain hopes to raise $18 billion for an IPO in the coming months, according to documents obtained by CoinDesk.

The world’s hardest finance exam will introduce blockchain into its test paper starting next year

Dubbed “the most brutal test in finance”, the CFA exam has majority Asian candidates, particularly from countries like South Korea and Japan.

When this ice tea company stuck the word ‘blockchain’ in its name, its stock skyrocketed by nearly 500%. Now, it’s being investigate...

In December, the New York-based beverage company announced plans to pivot to blockchain. But now, its being investigated by the SEC.

A Chinese media mogul is building out a nearly $300 million crypto hub in an unlikely city, and it could include a college focused completely on finte...

A Chinese billionaire is building out a nearly $300 million crypto innovation hub in Hartford Connecticut.
Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York — but not the global, Malta-based stock exchange in question.

There’s a new global stock exchange centered on digital assets being built in Malta

A global trade market for decentralized assets like cryptocurrencies and equity tokens is taking root in Malta, the tiny European country that has positioned itself as a pioneer in the blockchain industry.
Peter Gabriel.

Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel has invested in a blockchain startup

Legendary 80s singer Peter Gabriel has put an undisclosed amount of funding into Provenance, a British blockchain startup that aims to make supply chains more transparent.

Police busted the dark web’s $1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring

Chinese officials shut down an online gambling ring that had accumulated $1.5 billion in bets made on World Cup matches using cryptocurrencies like ethereum, bitcoin, and litecoin.
President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump assigned a task force to investigate cryptocurrency fraud

President Donald Trump has assigned an official task force to investigate the pervasive fraud within the cryptocurrency industry, among other kinds of fraud.
The island of Malta has warmly welcomed the blockchain industry.

A bitcoin billionaire is quietly building the world’s first decentralized bank on this tiny, idyllic island

Plans for the world's first decentralized, community-owned bank are taking root in Malta. The project has already received backing from both Binance and Malta's government.