Elliptic banks $23M to shrink crypto risk, eyeing growth in Asia

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Crypto means risk. To UK company Elliptic it also means business. The startup has just closed a $23M Series B to step up growth for a crypto risk-management play that involves selling tech and services to help others navigate the … Continued

Everyone Wants Facebook’s Libra to Be Regulated. But How?

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Everyone from President Trump to Representative Maxine Waters (D-California) says Libra, Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, should be heavily regulated. But nobody seems to know how—including Facebook. That much was clear in the often muddled questions of legislators who hauled in Facebook … Continued

Angry Nerd: Come On! We Can’t ‘Decentralize’ Everything!

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Help, I’ve been atomized! Obliterated! Shattered and scattered in the cyber-ether! My corporate overlords have heard the call: “Decentralized” is the new “disrupted.” It’s not just about putting stuff “on the blockchain” anymore—it’s fuzzier than that, hipper, more notional. Whatever … Continued