• New Jersey regulate crypto
    Politics,  Regulation

    Head start for bill to regulate New Jersey crypto companies

    A well-connected sponsor and the opportunity to poach New York-based companies gives the ‘even-handed’ bill a head start

    A new bill seeking to regulate New Jersey crypto companies working with digital assets and financial services is a big improvement over last year’s version, industry insiders said this week.

  • 2020 100 Most influential People in Crypto v5
    Crypto Power Lists,  People

    The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2020

    The individuals moving, shaking, and shaping cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology right now

    Coming up with a list of the 100 most influential people in crypto and blockchain is hard in any year. But doing it in 2020 is particularly rough. That’s because the industry didn’t just advance last year, it went mainstream. And that makes “influence” a lot harder to define.

  • marijuana buds plus bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  Europe

    Irish drug dealer claims $60 million in Bitcoin thrown away while in jail

    Which is very convenient as police know the public addresses of the wallets where they’re stored, and have formally seized the ill-gotten gains

    Irish police have come to believe that jailed pot dealer Clifton Collins lost key codes to nearly $60 million worth of bitcoins when his landlord threw out his belongings.

  • Shopify helps Facebook’s Libra frontman David Marcus
    Alt coins,  Regulation

    Shopify joins Libra, providing badly needed win

    The Libra Association’s long losing streak came to an end today as the global e-commerce firm Shopify announced its membership in the stablecoin project

    After a long, painful string of defections, the Libra Association finally has some good news to announce. A new member, retail e-commerce site Shopify, made the $25 million commitment to join on Feb. 21.