Technology News

Coinbase-Backed ConsenSys Alum Aims to Build GitHub for Web3

| Leigh Cuen

Harrison Hines, a former ConsenSys token guru, is building a developer hub for the decentralized web via his startup Terminal.

BIS Paper Makes Case for ‘Embedded’ Regulation in Blockchain Markets

| Daniel Palmer

An economist at the Bank for International Settlements has come out in favor of building regulation into blockchain-based financial markets.

Hedera Hashgraph, Touted as High-Speed Blockchain Alternative, Now Live

| Nathan DiCamillo

Hedera Hashgraph has launched its long-awaited public network, backed by major corporations and promising faster transactions than any blockchain.

HTC’s Blockchain Phone Now Supports Bitcoin Cash

| Danny Nelson

Native support for bitcoin cash is coming to HTC's blockchain phone via a partnership with Bitcoin.com.

IBM Official Elected Chair of Hyperledger Blockchain Tech Board

| Nathan DiCamillo

Arnaud Le Hors of IBM has been elected chair of the technical steering committee at Hyperledger, succeeding Intel's Dan Middleton.

Ethereum Co-Founder Joe Lubin Joins Hyperledger Board

| Daniel Palmer

Joseph Lubin is to join the governing board at Hyperledger as the firm he founded, ConsenSys, becomes a premier member.

PundiX’s Blockchain Phone Is Now Called BOB and Its Coming Soon

| Daniel Palmer

The now-modular blockchain phone from PundiX, in the works for a year now, has been on show at the IFA 2019 event in Berlin.

New Data Gives Unprecedented Insight Into How Iranians Use Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Iranian bitcoin users are earning a significant portion of their income in crypto, and hodling for the long haul.

You Can Now Buy Lightning-Powered Bitcoin With a Credit Card

| Alyssa Hertig

Payments startup Breez has unveiled a new feature allowing lightning-based bitcoin purchases directly from its mobile app.

Coinbase Hires Ex-COO of Nerdwallet to Succeed Emilie Choi in VP Role

| Nathan DiCamillo

Coinbase hired Dan Yoo, a veteran of LinkedIn and Nerdwallet, as its new VP of business and data, replacing Emilie Choi, now the exchange’s COO.