Grace Caffyn

Grace served as an editor for CoinDesk from 2013 to 2015.

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This Robot Plant Needs You and Bitcoin to Reproduce

| Grace Caffyn

The Plantoid, debuted at last month's Ars Electronica festival, relies on bitcoin to stay alive and – once it has enough – even reproduce.

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Deloitte Partners With Blockchain Startup Colu

| Grace Caffyn

Coloured coins startup Colu has revealed it is embarking on a partnership with multinational consulting firm Deloitte.

Microsoft New York

Microsoft Rolls Out Ethereum Toolkit for Business Users

| Grace Caffyn

Computing giant Microsoft is rolling out a toolkit that will let its enterprise users build on the Ethereum protocol.

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MasterCard, CIBC and New York Life Join DCG Funding Round

| Grace Caffyn

MasterCard has been named as one of 11 investors in Digital Currency Group's new funding round.

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BitFury Announces ‘Record’ Immersion Cooling Project

| Grace Caffyn

Bitcoin's biggest miner, BitFury, says it is launching the world's largest two-phase immersion cooling project.

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Bitcoin Startup Cleared of Breaching Securities Law

| Grace Caffyn

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) of Saskatchewan, Canada, has cleared a bitcoin startup of breaching securities law.

FBI: Malware Victims Should Pay Bitcoin Ransoms

| Grace Caffyn

Victims of malware, such as bitcoin ransomware Cryptolocker, should pay off the perpetrators, an FBI agent has advised.

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Software School Tackles Fake Degrees Using the Blockchain

| Grace Caffyn

San Francisco's new software engineering school, Holberton, has announced it will tackle fake degrees using bitcoin technology.

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London Law Firm to Digitise Contracts Using Bitcoin Technology

| Grace Caffyn

A London law firm has announced plans to digitise its legal agreements using bitcoin technology.

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FATF: Virtual Currencies Could Fuel Terrorism Financing

| Grace Caffyn

Bitcoin may pose a risk for terrorist financing, according to a new report from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).