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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 …

The Best in Crypto – 4/4/18

Former Lead of JPMorgan’s Blockchain Arm Amber Baldet to Embark on New Venture Amber Baldet, the “regular at hacker conferences,” left her job as program lead at JPMorgan to start her own company (Cointelegraph). Google Bans Crypto Mining Extensions From Web Store After ‘90%’ Disregard Policies Platform project manager James Wagner said the pull was …

The Best in Crypto – 4/3/18

Vitalik: Ether Limit is a ‘Joke’ Worth Taking Seriously Buterin’s April Fools tweet about creating a hard cap on Ethereum was posted to see the reactions, but he adds that the idea is something worth considering (Coindesk). John McAfee Reveals He Charges $105,000 Per Promotional Cryptocurrency Tweet The software and crypto guru revealed that he …

The Best in Crypto – 4/2/18

South Korea Arrests 14 On Suspicion of Discount Bitcoin Mining  The operators were arrested for allegedly being involved with an illegal Bitcoin mining using unfairly subsidized electricity (Cointelegraph). April Fool’s Day Rundown – Nerding Out On Cryptocurrency Pranks and Jokes  List of April Fool’s day pranks in the crypto world, including Jesuscoin: “THE currency of …

The Best in Crypto – 3/31/18

South Korea: Insurance Company Denies Hacked Crypto Exchange’s Damages Claim The twice-hacked Youbit has been denied their claim of $2.8 million for last December’s alleged hack of 17 percent of their assets (Cointelegrah). Cisco Developing Confidential Communications Via Blockchain in Patent Filing  One of the worldwide leaders in IT is working on a Blockchain-based confidential …