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

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

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 16th, 2019

Pantera, Coinbase Join $4.5 Million Round for Staking-as-a-Service Startup

Pantera Capital and Coinbase Ventures have joined a $4.5 million round for Staked, a firm that helps investors back proof-of-stake cryptos......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 31st, 2019

Carl Icahn sold Lyft stake before IPO netting big bucks

The billionaire investor likely made a savvy move......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 3rd, 2019

The Ledger: Ripple and JPM, Coinbase Loves Stake, Mining Blues

The leading edge of finance and technology. When JP Morgan announced plans in February for its own cryptocurrency, I wondered what this would mean for Ripple. The San Francisco crypto company has long touted its favored currency, XRP, as a ty.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 1st, 2019

As Disney-Fox merger officially closes, both media giants move toward new futures

With the curtain down on Disney's $71.3 billion deal for the Fox movie and TV studios and Fox's 30 percent stake in Hulu, what could happen .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 20th, 2019

A Blockchain to Connect All Blockchains, Cosmos Is Officially Live

A new proof-of-stake blockchain called the Cosmos Hub has just launched on mainnet......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 14th, 2019

Vertical Group: Tonight’s Move Is Proof-Positive TSLA Has A Serious Demand Problem

Submitted by Gordon Johnson Of Vertical Group Earlier this evening in a widely anticipated announcement, TSLA, again, cut the prices on all existing cars – the third such cut in just two months – with the price con.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 28th, 2019

French Finance Minister: Dutch move on Air France KLM was "incomprehensible"

The Dutch government's decision to increase its stake in Air France KLM was both "incomprehensible" and unexpected, said French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2019

Air France-KLM shares slump on surprise Dutch stake buy

Shares in Air France-KLM fell sharply after the Dutch government said it had amassed a 12.7 percent stake in the airline to counter French influence, in a surprise move highlighting tensions over the company's strategic direction......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2019

Validators Create New Attack Vectors for Decentralized Systems

Bounty0x CMO Pascal Thellman discusses some of the potential security and incentives issues with validators on proof-of-stake networks......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 24th, 2019

Vlad Zamfir Collaborates With CasperLabs To Launch A New Decentralized Proof Of Stake Blockchain

Vlad Zamfir collaborates with CasperLabs to launch a new decentralized Proof of Stake block.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 22nd, 2019

Minister: Shipping companies" move to Cyprus proof of appeal

Cyprus' deputy minister for shipping says the number of companies setting up headquarters in the small east Mediterranean island nation has nearly doubled in the last six years, testament to its growing appeal as a maritime business hub......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2019

Altria now taps U.S. bond market after Europe to fund Juul deal

Marlboro maker Altria said on Tuesday it would issue bonds in the United States to help fund its purchase of a stake in fast-growing e-cigarette company Juul, a day after announcing a similar move in the European bond market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Why Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. Stock Rose 10% in January

The big move up in January isn't the important story here, it's what happened in 2018 that matters more......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 9th, 2019

Trump Lifts Sanctions Against Rusal After Putin Pal Deripaska Cuts Stake

As had been expected for months, yet in a move that will likely unleash a fresh round of accusations that Trump is a Kremlin agent, on Sunday the US Treasury lifted sanctions against Rusal and .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 27th, 2019

Alibaba Takes the Easy Way Out of Easyhome

The e-commerce giant is lowering its stake in the home-improvement chain. A wise move given the sector’s outlook......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 24th, 2019

Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That

"Staking as a service" is taking off. We need to think hard about what this means for crypto's evolution, warns Michael J. Casey......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 21st, 2019

Investors get cautiously optimistic but Trump and corporate debt are headwinds, says Ross Gerber

Gerber Kawasaki's CEO also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama Constellation Brands made the right move in taking a stake in pot producer Canopy Growth even though costs from that investment dragged down its shares Wednesday......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 9th, 2019

Ethereum Developers Give ‘Tentative’ Greenlight to ASIC-Blocking Code

A 'tentative' consensus was reached today that ethereum's developers will propose blocking ASIC before the blockchain's proof-of-stake upgrade......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 4th, 2019

Zynga buys Empires & Puzzles gamemaker in largest deal to date

U.S. game software firm Zynga Inc said on Thursday it would buy a majority stake in Finland's Small Giant Games, maker of the popular Android game Empires & Puzzles, for about $700 million, in a move to strengthen its mobile game portfolio......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2018

Zynga to buy Finland"s Small Giant Games for $560 million

FarmVille-maker Zynga Inc said on Thursday it would buy a majority stake of Small Giant Games, maker of the popular Android game Empires & Puzzles, for $560 million in a move to strengthen its mobile portfolio......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2018