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Employees Say Startup Civil Hyped Crypto Returns, But Failed to Pay

| Leigh Cuen

Civil was supposed to create a more transparent and democratic model for journalism, but so far, journalists working on its platform have yet to…

SpankChain Has Paid Camgirls $70,000 Worth of Crypto in 6 Months

| Leigh Cuen

Since raising $6 million in a 2017 ICO, porn startup SpankChain has differentiated itself by actually delivering a crypto-powered platform with users.

Ripple Is Making It Easier for Customers to Integrate XRP. So Far, They Aren’t

| David Floyd

Ripple's new version of xCurrent offers easier integration with xRapid, the product that leverages XRP. But so far, clients aren't taking the plunge.

Amber Baldet: Don’t Force Public Blockchains ‘Down Enterprises’ Throats’

| Ian Allison

Until there are well-designed privacy features for enterprise applications on public chains, it's premature for firms to use them, says Amber Baldet.

7 Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google Staffers That Went Full Crypto

| Brady Dale

“Follow the talent.” It’s a maxim investor Chris Burniske tweeted recently to underscore another tweet from AngelList…

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Coinbase-Backed ‘Gods Unchained’ Releases Gameplay Trailer

| David Floyd

The makers of the ethereum-based fantasy card game released a new video, giving players a feel for what to expect.

Crypto Custodian BitGo Adds New Stablecoins in Bid to Woo Institutions

| Leigh Cuen

BitGo now supports over 100 assets, including new stablecoin offerings, as it works to offer a wide spectrum of services for institutional investors.

Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

| Leigh Cuen

Cryptocurrency is helping women who've suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while protecting their privacy.

Coinbase Offers $5k Egg-Freezing Benefit in Bid to Retain Talent

| Leigh Cuen

Silicon Valley cryptocurrency unicorn Coinbase has taken an unusual and expensive step to recruit and retain diverse employees.

Cute Cats Power Serious $15 Million Funding for CryptoKitties Creators

| Brady Dale

CryptoKitties' latest funding round means it has raised $27 million this year. Fur real!