BitLicense Architect Ben Lawsky Joins Ripple Board

Ben Lawsky, the former New York Superintendent of Financial Services who spearheaded the BitLicense regulatory framework while in office, has joined startup Ripple’s board of directors. According to a press release from Tuesday, Lawsky will help Ripple advance its payment platform as well as its...
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New Code Released for Vlad Zamfir

The initial version of the Casper proof-of-stake protocol upgrade from Ethereum developer Vlad Zamfir has been released. Published on Tuesday, the code – following its presentation at the Devcon3 event in Cancun earlier this month – aims to fundamentally rework how blocks are created and propagated...
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Blockchain Data Links Tether

Those behind the alleged theft of $31 million worth of Tether’s US dollar-backed tokens were also involved in a high-profile hack two years ago, a cybersleuth has concluded from available blockchain data. The company behind the dollar-backed cryptocurrency tether claimed Monday night that it had...
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Jim Rogers Smells a Bitcoin Bubble

Jim Rogers, the famous investor guru and founder of the Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI) has expressed his opinion that Bitcoin “looks and smells” like a bubble. His investment advice includes bullish outlooks on any number of investment fields but is bearish on Swiss Francs...
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