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The Best in Crypto – 4/20/18

As Bitcoin Plunged, These Crypto Hedge Funds Kept Making Money “Funds specializing in virtual currency market making and arbitrage strategies delivered first-quarter gains even as their mostly bullish peers lost 40 percent on average. That’s a big reversal from last year, when digital assets soared and market-making funds lagged far behind their long-biased counterparts” (Bloomberg). …

The Best in Crypto – 4/19/18

NASA Funds Development of Autonomous Spacecraft That Uses Blockchain  The use of blockchain technology eliminates the need for human intervention (Cointelegraph). Japanese Police Arrest 12 Men for Allegedly Buying $1.7 Mln in Bitcoin with Fake Fiat Arrests over fraud continue in Tokyo and Hyogo (Cointelegraph). Scam Twitter Profile Impersonates 6 Different Crypto Accounts  Utilizing the …

The Best in Crypto – 4/18/18

Swiss Banking Industry to be Hurt the Most by Blockchain, Says Moody’s Report A credit rating giant said Switzerland could be hurt more than any other country by cross-border Bitcoin transactions (Cointelegraph). IMF’s Lagarde Counters Crypto Warnings with New Praise of ‘Potential Benefits’ Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde said, “Understanding the risks …

The Best in Crypto – 2/16/18

Hanoi’s Dpt. of Industry and Trade Bans Crypto Use in E-Commerce The Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade has banned any involvement (by individuals and organizations) with e-commerce using Bitcoin (Cointelegraph). Ex-Google Employees Form Blockchain Innovation Community For Other ‘Ex-Googlers’ XGoogler Blockchain Alliance is a community of three former Google employees that will “serve as …

The Best in Crypto – 4/13/18

Brazil’s First Crypto-Finance Master’s Degree Launches in Sãu Paolo Brazilian university Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) is offering the country’s first Master’s degree in crypto-finance (Cointelegraph). Texas Regulator Inspects 32 Crypto Promoters, Warns of  ‘Widespread Fraud’ The enforcement division of the Texas State Securities Board opened 32 investigations in four weeks, and discovered none of the …

The Best in Crypto – 4/12/18

World’s Second Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Moves to ‘Blockchain Island’ of Malta After recent regulation legislation, Malta has become a crypto-friendly island (Cointelegraph). Ripple Invests $25 Mln in XRP in Blockchain Venture Fund  The Californian payment network invested its own cryptocurrency into Blockchain Capital Parallel IV LP venture fund to “aid the development of the …

The Best in Crypto – 4/11/18

Crypto Hedge Fund Known for Eye-Popping Early Returns Lost Nearly 50 Percent Last Month Pantera Capital’s Digital Asset Fund decreased by 45.7 percent in March (CNBC). A Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrencies A breakdown of crypto in an infographic (Visual Capitalist). Jack Dorsey Expects Bitcoin to Become the World’s ‘Single Currency’ in About 10 Years  While …