Browsing the "Silicon Valley" Tag

The Crypto-Surveillance Capitalism Connection

| Michael J Casey

If blockchain is to be a force for good, rather than a vehicle of subjugation, advocates must contend with the backlash against Big Tech.

Bitcoin Exchange Huobi to Open US Office

| Nikhilesh De

China-based Huobi, previously one of the country's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, plans to launch an office in San Francisco.

Mary Jo White

SEC Chair: Agency ‘Actively Exploring’ Blockchain Regulation

| Michael del Castillo

The chair of the SEC last night spoke out publicly on the Federal regulatory agency's current and future plans for potential blockchain controls.

Anjney Midha, KPCB

Kleiner Perkins: Blockchain Tech Will Spawn Amazon-Sized Successes

| Pete Rizzo

KPCB Edge partner Anjney Midha explains why his new $4m seed-stage investment firm is bullish on the bitcoin blockchain.

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Buttercoin CEO Reveals ‘Tactical Mistake’ that Led to Company Closure

| Pete Rizzo

Buttercoin CEO Cedric Dahl reflects on his leadership at the marketplace and lessons the wider community can learn from his fundraising experience.


Telecom Giant Orange to Back Bitcoin in Silicon Valley

| Yessi Bello Perez

The Silicon Valley division of global telecommunications giant Orange is planning to invest in the bitcoin space.

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Will Bitcoin Venture Capital Investment Reach $300 Million in 2014?

| Garrick Hileman

Just a month ago, the 2014 run rate for venture capital invested in bitcoin startups stood at $100m.


Mobile Ad Platform Vungle Offers Publishers Payouts in Bitcoin

| Tom Sharkey

Leading mobile app monetization platform Vungle is now offering bitcoin payouts for its app publishers.

Former US Treasury Secretary Calls Bitcoin an “Innovative” Solution

| Pete Rizzo

Lawrence Summers, Treasury Secretary under Bill Clinton, said he believes bitcoin could be an Internet-sized innovation.


The Rise of the Cryptocurrency Gift Economy

| Brett Scott

Contrary to popular belief, the majority of bitcoins aren't spent on gambling services or narcotics, but tips and donations.