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Ripple's Chris Larsen

Ripple’s Chris Larsen makes Forbes 400 as the world’s richest crypto tycoon

Forbes estimates Larsen's current net worth to be $2.1 billion.
'Stablecoins' are hot.

The crypto world is going wild for ‘stablecoins’ — here’s everything you need to know about them

'Stablecoins' are the hottest thing in crypto right now, with over 50 projects in development. A 'stablecoin' is a cryptocurrency that's price is pegged to a real-world asset like gold or the dollar. Here's a guide to what they're used for, how they work, and why people are excited about them.
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

75 banks have joined JPMorgan’s blockchain payments ‘party’

Lenders including Santander and Societe Generale are testing the Interbank Information Network (IIN). JPMorgan built the information sharing programme on its own proprietary blockchain platform, Quorom, and has been testing it with a handful of lenders since October 2017.
Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma speaks during the Business Forum at the 11th World Trade Organization's ministerial conference in Buenos Aires

You’ll need a PhD spot in computer or data science to land Alibaba’s new scholarship – but it’s worth it

Jack Ma might be stepping down, but bright students can step up to Alibaba's highly attractive new scholarship for PhD candidates.
Alex Adelman, founder of Lolli.

This startup is giving away free bitcoin when you make online purchases — Here’s how to get in on it

The bank of bitcoin has been missing lollipops for far too long, says Lolli founder Alex Adelman. Here's how to download the startup's browser extension to get bitcoin back when shopping.

Vitalik Buterin, the multi-millionaire founder of Ethereum, says that Google tried to hire him on an intern’s salary

When Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin tweeted out an email that appeared to be a job offer from Google in May, many suspected the search engine was attempting to hire him on for a secret cryptocurrency project. The real story is actually much simpler.

Playboy is reportedly suing a cryptocurrency platform

Playboy Enterprises is reportedly suing Global Blockchain Technologies (BLOC), alleging that it failed to uphold an agreement to incorporate its technology into Playboy's media platforms.
Facebook's David Marcus.

Facebook’s blockchain boss David Marcus is leaving cryptocurrency startup Coinbase’s board

Things are quietly progressing at Facebook's secretive blockchain project.

The world’s largest maker of bitcoin mining chips is reportedly hoping to raise $18 billion in what could be one of the largest IPOs in history

Cryptocurrency mining chip maker Bitmain hopes to raise $18 billion for an IPO in the coming months, according to documents obtained by CoinDesk.