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Square Acquires Website-Builder Weebly for $365 Million

Mobile payment company Square (SQ) announced a $365 million deal Thursday to acquire Weebly, an online platform for building websites. The two compani...

Startups Like Uber and Airbnb Have Made Alphabet Inc. Over $11 Billion

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) is now publicly disclosing the value of its private stock holdings starting this year. Based on the first...

TRON to Airdrop 30 Million TRX to the Ethereum Community

TRON, the often-controversial blockchain project aiming to build a free, global digital content entertainment system with distributed storage technolo...

Goldman Sachs-Backed Circle Trade Increases Minimum Bitcoin Ticket Size to $500,000

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire told Business Insider today that their over-the-counter (OTC) trading wing is continuing to grow the size of large block tra...

BitBounce Announces Launch of New Cryptocurrency Exchange: CredoEx

Last week BitBounce announced that it would be launching a new cryptocurrency exchange called CredoEx. BitBounce is a blockchain company determined to...

Andreesen Horowitz-Led Trade Group Meets With SEC, Proposes Safe Harbor for Virtual Currencies

Today the New York Times reported on confidential proceedings of a trade group classified as the "Venture Capital Working Group" who met with US secur...

Verified Twitter Account Attempts to Solicit Verge in Latest Twitter Scam

A coveted blue verified badge is a hot commodity on Twitter in 2018, one that not even Verge, one of the top privacy coins, can obtain. The lead up to...

Stablecoin Basis Raises $133 Million in Its ICO

Basis, Formerly known as Basecoin, announced Wednesday that the company's initial coin offering (ICO) has raised $133 million. Investors include major...

Pornhub Now Offers Crypto Payment Option with Verge

Adult Entertainment powerhouse Pornhub announced that they now accept payments in privacy-focused cryptocurrency Verge (XVG). Verge is a secure and an...

AngelList’s Former Head of Marketing Niv Dror Launches ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Capital

Niv Dror, the former head of marketing at AngelList, has launched a $3 million venture capital fund named ¯_(ツ)_/¯  Capital, also known as Shrug ...