The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Wall Street’s Och-Ziff Captial Management (Oz Management) has left to become the new CFO at major crypto wallet and exchange service Coinbase, according to Coinbase’s blog post published yesterday, April 17. Alesia Haas has worked at Oz Management for a year and a half, previously working in executive roles […]

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A suspect being held in connection with a massive Bitcoin miner theft in Iceland earlier this year has escaped prison, local news the Iceland Monitor reports April 17. Sindri Þór Stefánsson escaped from from Sogni prison last night and police have confirmed that he fled Iceland to Stockholm, Sweden. The fugitive was reportedly using another […]

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Another prediction of Bitcoin (BTC) emergence has been recently discovered by a Reddit user that posted a screenshot from Japanese role-playing video game Final Fantasy III on April 16. The user refers to a Bitcoin symbol pictured on an object in the game that was officially released on April 27, 1990. In addition to his […]

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Since last week crypto community celebrates the return of Bitcoin to the green with an inspiring bounce up to $1000 in value in less than an hour of trade on Thursday, 12 April. The sudden increase in Bitcoin’s value was met with much fanfare and further speculation as to what caused the massive volume in […]

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Telegram founder Pavel Durov said Tuesday that he has been paying network administrators in bitcoin to bypass a government ban on his popular messaging platform. The messaging app’s creator announced Tuesday in his Telegram channel that he had created bitcoin grants for administrators running virtual private networks (VPNs) and other proxy services to allow users access […]

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Bitcoin isn’t for payments? While that may be the popular narrative of late, don’t tell that to Bellatorra Skin Care, a luxury brand that has found the opposite as it’s expanded internationally into markets such as China and India. Not only is bitcoin (which has seen years of declining interest from merchants as the network bumped […]

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired Earn.com, a paid messaging service enabled by Blockchain technology, and appointed the company’s CEO, Balaji Srinivasan, as its first Chief Technology Officer (CTO), TechCrunch reported  April 16. Neither Coinbase nor Earn.com, formerly known as 21.co, disclosed the terms of the deal, but Srinivasan told TechCrunch that it represented a positive […]

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