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Staff working a different event at The Box burlesque club in Manhattan

I went to the exclusive after-party where cryptocurrency investors blew off steam with drugs and naked dancers

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts attended an exclusive party at a burlesque club in downtown Manhattan on Wednesday night, after a booze cruise where two Aston Martin sports cars were given away. Frivolity ensued.

Facebook is reportedly exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency

Facebook is reportedly "very serious" about its consideration of building its own decentralized digital currency, or "cryptocurrency."
A sampling of digitized goods available for purchase on Rare Bits.

Blockchain startup Rare Bits wants to be the cryptocurrency-fueled Amazon for digital goods

Rare Bits is a marketplace where you can buy and sell digital goods using cryptocurrencies. In the future, the company hopes to be the main platform for buying digital goods.
Mark Zuckerberg.

Meet the new team leading Facebook after the company’s biggest shakeup in history

Facebook has shaken up its executive ranks after a tough year.
Facebook VP of Messenger David Marcus.

The head of Facebook Messenger is now in charge of bringing blockchain to Facebook

The head of Facebook Messenger, David Marcus, announced that he's leaving his current role to start exploring the uses of blockchain technology at Facebook.
Martin Walker giving evidence to the Treasury Select Committee.

Blockchain is a ‘pixie dust’ fad, and its benefits in finance are ‘little to nothing’

Martin Walker from the Center for Evidence-Based Management gave evidence to the UK Parliament's Treasury Committee on Tuesday. He dismissed the potential for blockchain in finance, saying it is just another fad.
Shimmer: It's both a dessert topping and a floor wax.

Amazon’s cloud business is using this weird 1976 ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit to explain its new blockchain product

There's a lot of debate about what blockchains are, but AWS thinks it can be multiple things at once.