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Combined Class-Action Lawsuit Against Ripple Moves to Federal Court

An ongoing legal battle between XRP investors and payments startup Ripple is entering its next phase. Attorneys for Ripple Labs and its affiliated defendants filed to move a consolidated class-action lawsuit from its previous venue at the San Mateo Superior Court to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, …

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Coinbase Adds Basic Attention Token (BAT) to Retail Platform

Within days of adding support for Basic Attention Token (BAT (LON:BATS)) on its professional investor platform, Coinbase has announced a full listing of the ERC-20 token on the exchange. In a blog post on Thursday, the San Francisco-based company that customer can now buy, sell, send, receive, or store BAT …

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Blockchain Technology Is “Underrated”: Ex-Google CEO

Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of technology giant Google and executive chairman at Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL), has recently participated in a live event hosted by venture capital firm Village Global, where he expressed his optimistic view on the prospects of blockchain technology and, particularly, Ethereum, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by …

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Crypto 2.0 May Be Digital Cash You Can Actually Use to Buy Stuff

(Bloomberg) — The London clubhouse built for activists who helped redesign Britain’s electoral system nearly two centuries ago offered a fitting setting for the crowd of technology entrepreneurs hoping to reinvent money. Those gathered in the Reform Club near Buckingham Palace late last month were just a small part of …

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Crypto Prices Advance; Ripple to Open Offices in Middle East

Investing.com – Cryptocurrency prices traded higher on Monday. XRP gained 3% following reports that Ripple was “seriously planning to enter the Middle East market.” Bitcoin (Bitcoin) gained 1.6% to $6,465.9 by 11:31 PM ET (03:31 GMT) on the Bitifinex exchange.  Ethereum jumped 4.6% to $209.04 , and  Litecoin rose 4.7% to $53.606.  XRP traded 3.6 % higher to $0.4650.4. Speaking …

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Early bitcoin investors count winnings after volatile decade

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Tom Wilson NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Seven years ago, Marshall Hayner gave his grandfather one bitcoin, worth about $30. On the paper wallet he fashioned to commemorate the gift, the U.S. entrepreneur and software developer wrote: “Do not open until $100,000.” It made Hayner's grandparents laugh, …

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Coinbase valued at $8 billion in latest fundraising round

(Reuters) – Coinbase, one of the top U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges, said on Tuesday it raised another $300 million in a funding round led by Tiger Global Management, valuing the firm at more than $8 billion. San Francisco-based Coinbase was one of the top beneficiaries of the bitcoin boom last year …

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Blockchain startup hires away Google’s messaging tech leader

By Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs Inc confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi, who had been leading Google's rollout of a new wireless messaging system, as vice president of products. San Francisco-based Ripple, which is among the most well known …

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$3.3M Worth of Crypto Nicked by Call of Duty Criminal Ring

Several tech-savvy Call of Duty gamers created a criminal ring while playing the popular online game. Before the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) gave pursuit, they managed to get away with at least $3.3 million worth of cryptocurrency by accessing crypto wallets via victims’ cell phones, the Chicago Sun-Times …

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Ripple’s Head of Information Security Leaves for Token Startup

Ripple‘s head of information security is leaving the company. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Sujay Jaladi is departing the San Francisco-based firm, which is best known for its role in developing XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Jaladi is joining Harbor, a startup that provides a compliance platform for issuers …

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Ripple’s Chief Information Security Officer Leaves for Token Startup

Ripple‘s chief information security officer is leaving the company. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Sujay Jaladi is departing the San Francisco-based firm, which is best known for its role in developing XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Jaladi is joining Harbor, a startup that provides a compliance platform for issuers …

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