Now valued at $5.6 billion, zero‐fee stock trading app and cryptocurrency exchange Robinhood is starting preparations to go public. Just a year and a half ago, it was still largely under the radar. But then it raised a $110 million Series C at a $1.3 billion valuation in April 2017 and then just a ….
Meet Stealthy a new messaging app that leverages Blockstack’s decentralized application platform to build a messaging app. The company is participating in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF and launching its app on iOS and Android today.
Being part of the cryptocurrency community means users need to set up a proper wallet for the currency they are supporting. In most cases, that is not too much of a problem, as numerous offerings exist to…
A year ago I felt a panic that still reverberates in me today. Hackers swapped my T‐Mobile SIM card without my approval and methodically shut down access to most of my accounts and began reaching out to my Facebook friends asking to borrow crypto.
Coinbase wants to be Facebook Connect for crypto. The blockchain giant plans to develop a “login with Coinbase” identity platform for decentralized app developers to make it much easier for users to sign up and connect their crypto wallets.
Facebook is invading the blockchain, but how. Back in May Facebook formed a cryptocurrency team to explore the possibilities, and today it removed a roadblock to revealing its secret plans. Former head of Messenger David Marcus who leads the Facebook Crypto team today announced he was stepping down….
Making Bitcoin more convenient to use is an ongoing struggle. Over the years, various companies and services have introduced new ways to send Bitcoin via text messages. It is a very unusual take on things, yet…
A lot of new users have entered the cryptocurrency industry over the past 18 months. As a result, the search for proper mobile Bitcoin wallets has been ongoing for some time now. Several good wallets exist,…
Maybe a year and a half after Russian interference was believed to have a key impact on the election of a U.S. president isn’t the best time to be floating new voting technologies. Not if you’re looking to avoid some major skepticism, at least.
Google is cracking down on the apps published to the Play Store. An updated version of the company’s Developer Policy, released this week, indicates the company will now ban a wider variety of apps including cryptocurrency miners, those selling firearms and accessories, those that aim to tric….