Jack Dorsey, Twitter and Square CEO, Talks Up Company’s Nascent Crypto Development Team

Jack Dorsey, self-taught programmer and co-founder of Twitter and Square gave two interviews this week in which he talked up Square’s recent efforts to coalesce an in-house team of developers that will contribute to coding Bitcoin and possibly other cryptocurrencies. Square began by providing credit card payment software and hardware solutions to small businesses and … Read more

Arcblock Releases Dapp and Decentralized Identity Developer Testing Tool to Simplify Development of Blockchain Apps

ArcBlock, a leading blockchain application platform, and ecosystem has released the DApps Workshop, an easy to use developer tool that gives developers, businesses and product managers an easy way to build prototypes and POCs to validate different DApp and decentralized identity scenarios.  Before writing a single line of code, developers can simulate an application that … Read more

Winklevoss Twins on Bitcoin: ‘We Took a Cannonball off the Diving Board’

By CCN Markets: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss shared the rundown on “CBS Sunday Morning” alongside Father’s Day, Tim Allen and the latest edition of Toy Story as well as a look back at the Transcontinental Railroad. The twins were featured for their billionaire status, which they achieved through their early investment in bitcoin. The Winklevii … Read more

Facebook, Binance, Chinese Yuan Combine to Boost Bitcoin above $9000

By CCN Markets: The price of bitcoin (BTC) on Sunday surged above $9,300 to establish a fresh year-to-date high. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate touched $9,388 at 0600 UTC — its highest since May 30 — on San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The move brought the pair’s net rebound gains close to 200-percent, including a 154-percent since … Read more

“CoinLab Is a Big Stopping Block”: Mark Karpeles Talks Mt. Gox Creditor Claims and Life After Trial

Disclaimer: The interview was edited and condensed for publication Mt. Gox crypto exchange is well remembered — but mostly for a bad reason. The year of 2011 marked the biggest heist in terms of the amount of crypto stolen, an eye-watering figure of 850,000 bitcoins (BTC), worth around $473 million at that time. Four years … Read more

Failed Crypto Projects Get Final Resting Place In Altcoins Graveyard

By CCN Markets: Failed cryptocurrencies can enjoy an eternal resting place after they’re sent off to an altcoins graveyard called ShitcoinGraveyard. The website is the brainchild of four Berlin-based crypto entrepreneurs and bitcoin bulls: Roman Kemper, CEO and chief gravedigger. Marten Rauschenberg, DAO mastermind. Yannick Eckl, marketing director. Christoph Klischan, chief financial officer. Kemper told … Read more