• Technology

    Latest IBM-Maersk deals mean half the world’s ocean cargo will now be tracked on a blockchain

    Container shipping consortium gains key allies in MSC and CMA CMG lines

    With the addition of two new container shipping lines, IBM’s blockchain-based TradeLens consortium now accounts for nearly half of the world’s shipping.

  • Congress
    United States

    Crypto-fueled browser Brave wants Congress to help you break up with big tech

    A very productive chat between titans of tech and the grandparents who run our government

    Crypto browser Brave’s Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer Johnny Ryan testified Tuesday at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of restricting advertiser’s access to user’s personal data. The hearing on “Understanding the Digital Advertising Ecosystem and the Impact of Data Privacy and Competition Policy” was a big step forward to helping the older folks who make our internet laws understand the impact they have on the future.

  • Bitcoin

    Craig Wright says anyone else claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto is a criminal

    The self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator seeks to take the Bitcoin name away from the BTC cryptocurrency

    Craig Wright said this week that anyone else saying they are Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is a criminal. He also intends to reclaim the Bitcoin name from the version that currently bears the BTC symbol and bestow it on his own Bitcoin Satoshi Version—or Bitcoin SV—which he claims is the “real” Bitcoin.

  • Trading crypto in New York isn't as easy as this picture makes it seem (composite image via Shutterstock).
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    Robinhood adds ‘fee-free’ crypto trading for users in New York and 38 other states

    Millennial trading app is all grown up now with their BitLicense.

    In April 2018, Millennial trading app Robinhood announced it would soon be available in a handful of states. Complex banking regulations in each state meant that they had a lot of hurdles to get over before they could offer their free crypto and stock trading services in all 50 states. But in January RobinHood announced they had finally gotten a New York State “Bitlicense”, one of fintech’s highest hurdles. Users in New York State can now trade on Robinhood as of May 23.