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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/56511Mon, 11 Mar 2019 04:02:47 -0700
Techcrunch: Japanese internet giant Recruit has a new $25M blockchain fundCrypto market prices may be down significantly, but new investors continue to enter the blockchain space. The latest is Recruit Holdings, the $45 billion Japanese internet giant that owns Glassdoor…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/56038Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:02:21 -0800
Techcrunch: Binance releases a first version of its decentralized crypto exchangeBinance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has launched an initial version of its highly anticipated decentralized trading service (dex), which is available now at testnet.binance.org. The launch —…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55950Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:10:29 -0800
Techcrunch: Coinbase buys blockchain intelligence startup to boost security and new asset discoveryCoinbase, the world’s most valuable crypto company, is gearing up to add more cryptocurrencies to its exchange thanks to its latest acquisition. We already know the firm wants to offer a glut of new…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55911Tue, 19 Feb 2019 03:54:52 -0800
Techcrunch: Atrium, Justin Kan’s legal tech startup, launches a fintech and blockchain divisionAtrium, the legal startup co-founded by Justin Kan of Twitch fame, is jumping into the blockchain space today. The company has raised plenty of money — including $65 million from a16z last September —…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55813Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:23:58 -0800
Techcrunch: Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys UK currency exchange giant WorldFirst reportedly for around $700MAnt Financial, the financial services behemoth affiliated with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has made its first big move into Europe. It’s acquired London-headquartered payments company WorldFirst…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55769Thu, 14 Feb 2019 03:13:32 -0800
Techcrunch: Global investor SparkLabs launches a consultancy business for corporatesGlobal investor SparkLabs is adding another business line after it announced a new consultancy division that’s aimed at working with Fortune 500 companies and other global corporates keen to deepen…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55523Wed, 06 Feb 2019 03:16:55 -0800
Techcrunch: Chat app Line injects $182M into its mobile payment businessJapanese messaging app company Line is pumping 20 billion JPY ($182 million) into its mobile payment business as it tries to turn things around following a challenging year in 2018. The company…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55430Mon, 04 Feb 2019 02:54:20 -0800
Techcrunch: Binance now lets users buy crypto with a credit cardBinance, the world’s largest crypto exchange based on trading volume, will now let you spend money you don’t have after it added support for credit cards from Visa and Mastercard. Credit card usage in…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55340Thu, 31 Jan 2019 05:05:14 -0800
Techcrunch: Steemit, crypto’s answer to Reddit, gets a new boss to rebuild after widespread layoffsSteemit, an early blockchain startup that’s developing an alternative to Reddit, has a new chief less than two months after laying off most of its staff as part of cost-cutting measures. Celebrated as…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55084Wed, 23 Jan 2019 03:01:40 -0800
Techcrunch: Digital Garage teams up with Blockstream to develop blockchain financial services in JapanThe global crypto market may have tanked last year, but notable names have joined forces to develop Bitcoin and blockchain financial services in Japan, which has emerged as one of the world’s most…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55040Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:09:30 -0800
Techcrunch: Go-Jek buys fintech startup Coins.ph for $72M ahead of Philippines expansionRide-hailing startup Go-Jek’s expansion into the Philippines ran into problems earlier this month over its ownership structure, but that isn’t deterring the Indonesian company from investing into the…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/55003Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:24:02 -0800
Techcrunch: Coinbase acquihires San Francisco startup BlockspringCoinbase is continuing its push to suck up talent after the $8 billion-valued crypto business snapped up Blockspring, a San Francisco-based startup that enables developers to collect and process data…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54956Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:28:20 -0800
Techcrunch: Crypto mining giant Bitmain is reportedly getting a new CEO as its IPO plan stallsBitmain, the Chinese crypto miner maker, looks like it has reached an interesting point in its pathway to going public. There’s been little heard since the company filed to go public in Hong Kong in…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54746Wed, 09 Jan 2019 21:36:35 -0800
Techcrunch: Thailand issues its first licenses to 4 crypto exchangesThailand has joined Japan in regulating crypto exchanges after it issued its first licenses to four applicants. The four that were approved as licensed brokers and dealers of cryptocurrencies in the…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/54710Wed, 09 Jan 2019 05:05:30 -0800