Google Signs On as Network Validator for Blockchain Video Network Theta
Google is teaming up with Theta Labs in a move meant to help the video delivery network onboard users through Google Cloud.
"We want them to be able to take the crypto they acquired with us and take it to the destination of their choice," says Jose Fernandez da Ponte.
Co-hosts Zack Seward, Naomi Brockwell, Will Foxley, Jennifer Sanasie, and Benjamin Powers choose five of the day’s big stories to hash out, analyze and help connect the dots on why these stories matter to the crypto world.
The addition of Creative Artists Agency as a validator brings the video network closer to full decentralization, said Theta Labs CEO Mitch Liu.
A Chinese video streaming copycat service raised $2.1 million via an initial exchange offering in August 2019, but it appears this last resort wasn’t enough to save the company.
Decentralized cloud computing startup Dfinity said its "Internet Computer" is now open to third-party developers.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers said there may be “too much privacy” associated with government-issued cash, noting the prevalence of money laundering and its widespread use for storing and moving the proceeds from corruption.