John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times. He runs the Technotopia podcast about a better future. He has written five books including the best book on blogging, Bloggers Boot Camp, and a book about the most expensive timepiece ever made, Marie Antoinette’s Watch. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

WATCH: Lukka CEO Believes in a Future Full of Corporate Tokens

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Lukka CEO and investor Jake Benson sees Libra's real value as a guinea pig that will allow regulators to test the limits of crypto.

WATCH: Investor Nisa Amoils Expects Libra to Reduce Regulatory Risk

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Nisa Amoils believes that Facebook's Libra is a platform play.

WATCH: Former ConsenSys Fintech Lead Says Facebook Will Rule Crypto Payments

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Juan Llanos sees Facebook's rise in the payments space as nearly inevitable. So how can startups compete? He has some ideas.

Huobi Revamps HUSD Stablecoin to Help Power ‘Fiat On-Ramp’

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Huobi is overhauling its HUSD stablecoin in a new partnership with Paxos and Stable Universal.

WATCH: Breaking Down the Libra Hearings

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CoinDesk LIVE presents opinions and commentary on Libra's hard road ahead. Join six experts and our own editors for a detailed discussion of the…

Watch the Facebook Libra Hearing Live

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Facebook's hearing in front of the U.S. Senate is live online and we will be running commentary all day.

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Hackers Are Turning Binance’s Stolen Bitcoin Into Other Cryptocurrencies

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Another tranche of stolen funds have hit exchanges and are being exchanged for other cryptos, according to a new analysis.

Polychain Leads $7 Million Round in Crypto Trading Desk Altonomy

| John Biggs and Brady Dale

Altonomy, a trading desk and cloud mining company, has raised $7 million in equity investment.

‘Lots of Shady Stuff’: BitMEX Posts Part of Debate Between CEO and Nouriel Roubini

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Dr. Doom and the BitMEX CEO "Tangle In Taipei" in a set of videos.

Blockstack Is Planning One of the First Reg A+ Compliant Token Offerings in the US

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The token offering could be a way forward for other startups looking to raise using SEC-approved funding rules.