Blockchain Developers Abandon Github Following Microsoft Acquisition

Blockchain Developers Abandon Github Following Microsoft Acquisition

  Microsoft’s acquisition of open source code repository Github has provoked protest from members of the crypto community. Developers of bitcoin core and other blockchains have expressed disquiet at the corporate takeover, with several stating their intent to migrate to an alternative platform at the earliest possible convenience.   Github Buyout Causes Controversy Microsoft’s acquisition…

VC Funding Round-Up: Money Keeps Flowing to Crypto Exchanges and Wallets

VC Funding Round-Up: Money Keeps Flowing to Crypto Exchanges and Wallets

A collection of recent funding news from the cryptocurrency ecosystem shows that despite record amounts of money raised by ICOs, the traditional route of raising funds from venture capital firms is still going strong. And cryptocurrency exchanges are involved both as investment targets and investors.  Also Read: Crypto Point-of-Sale Devices Begin Roll-Out in Indonesia Despite Ban…

Coinbase Unveils Plans to Enter the Japanese Market

Coinbase Unveils Plans to Enter the Japanese Market

One of the largest US cryptocurrency companies, Coinbase, has unveiled its plans to enter the Japanese market in order “to accelerate the global adoption of cryptocurrency.” The company has been in talks with the country’s financial regulator to ensure compliance. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coinbase Opens Office in Japan Coinbase…

Bitcoin Interest Drops 90 Percent from December, Google Trends

Bitcoin Interest Drops 90 Percent from December, Google Trends

Online searches for Bitcoin on Google Trends have taken a hit following a drop in market prices since the beginning of the year. Bitcoin Searches Take a Nosedive Figures from Google Trends don’t paint a pretty picture. Mid-December searches for Bitcoin were recorded at 100 out of a scale of 100. However, fast-forward six months…

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