Christine Kim

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Privacy Cryptocurrency Zcash Prepares for ‘Friendly’ Fork

| Christine Kim

A new privacy coin, Ycash, will be created in a matter of hours. Here's everything you need to know about the spin-off.

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Coinbase Releases New Data Tools for ‘First-Time’ Crypto Investors

| Christine Kim

A new suite of tools from Coinbase shows how the crypto exchange's top traders are managing their assets.

Grin Cryptocurrency Executes First Hard Fork

| Christine Kim

Wednesday's planned system upgrade for the Grin blockchain tweaked a mining algorithm.

‘Expect Chaos’: Polkadot to Launch Experimental Kusama Network This Summer

| Christine Kim

Polkadot will be launching an experimental "canary network" called Kusama for early application testing and development.

Binance Labs–Backed Startup Boosting Blockchain Speeds Raises $3 Million

| Christine Kim

Marlin Protocol, which offers relayer networks to make blockchains faster, has raised $3 million from Binance Labs, Arrington XRP Capital and others.

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$1 Million Loans Are Being Minted on MakerDAO – More May Be on the Way

| Christine Kim

A bullish ETH market appears to be increasing the number of large collateralized debt positions on MakerDAO.

Multicoin, Binance, Coinbase Invest in Startup Keeping Private Keys Secure

| Christine Kim

Private key management startup Torus has raised $2 million from some heavy hitters, including Coinbase Ventures, Binance Labs and Multicoin Capital.

Facebook’s Libra Crypto Code Draws Critiques and Clones on GitHub

| Christine Kim

Would-be coders and eager trolls are digging into the early code for Facebook's Libra blockchain.

Golem Execs Depart to Pursue ‘Riskier’ Research With New Non-Profit

| Christine Kim

Two executives from Golem Factory are leaving the startup to head up a new non-profit R&D effort.

Galaxy Digital Leads $5.5 Million Round for Contract Management Startup

| Christine Kim

Crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital has led a $5.5 million Series A for Clause, a digital contract management startup that uses blockchain tech.