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Bolt Labs Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round to Boost Lightning Privacy

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With $1.5 million in seed funding secured, Bolt Labs wants to bring privacy features to the lightning network and other blockchain solutions.

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Why Coinbase’s Move Into Proof-of-Stake Matters

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Exchanges like Coinbase are stepping into the market for proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies, but will they boost engagement or centralize power?

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ConsenSys Is Seeking $200 Million in New Funding: Report

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Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin is seeking external investment in his Brooklyn-based conglomerate.

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‘Satoshi’s Treasure’ Is a Global Puzzle With a $1 Million Bitcoin Prize

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This treasure hunt is like a bitcoin version of “Ready Player One,” with the first clues released via Blockstream’s satellite.

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Binance Partners With CipherTrace in Latest Compliance Push

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Binance is partnering with the blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to beef up its anti-money laundering procedures.

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Tron Dapps Saw $1.6 Billion in Volume in Q1 2019, Driven By Gambling

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From dog racing to a “farm investment game,” Tron is finding product-market fit crypto gambling dapps.

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Former Obama Tech Officer Raises $3.7 Million for Blockchain SaaS Startup

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Led by former Obama White House Deputy CTO Ed Felton, Offchain Labs is the latest startup vying for enterprise clients.

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Justin Sun Draws Heat From Tron Fans for Waffling on Promised Prizes

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There’s an unclear line between Tron Foundation accounts and CEO Justin Sun’s personal expenditures on the community, as a recent Tesla giveaway shows.

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Crypto Startup TokenPay Buys Equity Stake in Heidi Klum Lingerie Maker

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TokenPay is turning ICO proceeds into equity investments, this time with a stake in lingerie company Naked Brand Group.

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Most Crypto Exchanges Still Don’t Have Clear KYC Policies: Report

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Regtech startup Coinfirm has found that only 26 percent of crypto exchanges have a “high” level of anti-money laundering procedures.

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