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People wait for the main Christmas tree to be lit up at Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Nov. 30, 2019.

Lithuania will offer the world’s first collectible crypto token in 2020

The coin commemorates Lithuania's 1918 declaration of independence, and each of the 24,000 tokens will feature one of the declaration's signatories.
Virgil Griffith.

Cryptocurrency expert Virgil Griffith reportedly once said it would be ‘really cool’ if North Korea mined Ether

Griffith reportedly also told fellow crypto experts in April that he intended to arrange the delivery of equipment into North Korea to create ether.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has done some unusual things on international trips.

A US citizen was arrested for visiting North Korea and giving a talk on cryptocurrencies. An expert says such knowledge is hugely valuable to the herm...

Per one expert: 'Any interaction with a daily developer and user of cryptocurrency is likely to be valuable to North Koreans.'
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s Libra launch was ‘ridiculously stupid,’ blockchain boss says

"The way they rolled it out ... it was just so in your face," R3's CEO David Rutter said at a recent conference.
Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects troops at the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison in one of events marking the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong

China goes bullish on blockchain

A Chinese central bank official has urged commercial banks to step up their application of blockchain technology, following Xi Jinping's lead.

Facebook’s plan to revolutionize how money works, and why companies and lawmakers are so worried about it, explained in 30 seconds

Libra will be managed by the independent, nonprofit Libra Association and transferred on digital wallet Calibra, a subsidiary of Facebook.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is about to testify in front of Congress for the first time in over a year — here’s how to watch

For the first time since April 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify in front of Congress on Wednesday, and it's being streamed live.

Overstock’s ex-CEO loves crypto, calls Warren Buffett his ‘rabbi,’ clashed with Mark Cuban, and dated a Russian spy. Here are 5 wild...

Byrne accused financiers Steve Cohen and Michael Milken of attacking his company, calling them "Sith Lords" and "Al Qaeda."
Warren Buffett and Justin Sun.

Crypto whiz kid Justin Sun’s $4.6 million lunch with Warren Buffett has sparked China conspiracies, public apologies, and an invite for Donald T...

Key events include Sun winning the charity auction, delaying, and apologizing for the hype after Chinese officials reportedly detained his employees.

This former anime chief at Netflix quit to run a startup. Here’s 3 things the streaming giant taught him.

"Films are so hard to make, it is a miracle they even get made at all."