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Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Bitconnect, which promised ~1% a day return on invested funds, shuts down its platform; value of BCC token plummets, making user investments nearly worthless   —  Bitconnect, the lending and exchange platform that was long suspected by many in the crypto community of being a Ponzi scheme, has announced it's shutting down.
Jan 17, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
MoneyLion, which originates loans and personalized advice based on spending to people who connect their bank account data, raises $42M Series B   —  MoneyLion, the part lending, part savings and part wealth management app targeted at the financial middle class has raised $42M in Series B funding …
Jan 4, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Coinbase temporarily disables Bitcoin Cash trading on its subsidiary GDAX exchange after $BCH prices topped $9.5K compared to ~$3K on other exchanges   —  Update: We're still waiting to hear directly from Coinbase on exactly what went wrong, but the company put out a series of tweets confirming …
Dec 20, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
CryptoKitties, a game officially launched on Nov 28 that lets you trade and breed virtual cats, becomes top app by number of transactions on Ethereum blockchain   —  Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain.
Dec 3, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Japan's largest cryptocurrency exchange, bitFlyer, is expanding to the US, with approval to operate in 41 states starting today   —  Japanese cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer announced today it's expanding to the U.S, with approval to operate in 42 states starting today.
Nov 28, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Coinbase has launched instant cryptocurrency purchases of up to $25K from US bank accounts, dropping the typical wait period of 3-5 days   —  Coinbase just announced that users can instantly purchase cryptocurrency and have it be funded from a U.S. bank account.
Oct 15, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
MLB announces the Oakland Athletics are using iOS 11's NFC feature on iPhone and Apple Watch for contactless stadium entry   —  Today the MLB announced that the Oakland Athletics are piloting a new NFC ticketing solution which lets fans enter the stadium by tapping their phone (or Apple Watch) …
Oct 3, 2017, 1:10 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Bitcoin passes $4,000 mark amid ICO frenzy and a slowdown in momentum behind Bitcoin Cash   —  What a day for Bitcoin.  —  24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700.  About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping.  It's now trading around $4,135.00.
Aug 13, 2017, 1:05 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Coinbase raises $100M Series D at a $1.6B post-money valuation; round was led by IVP with participation from Spark Capital, Greylock Partners, and more   —  Coinbase has had a pretty crazy six months.  —  It may be hard to remember, but at the beginning of 2017 the cryptocurrency world was a different place.
Aug 10, 2017, 12:12 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
GoPro beats Q2 targets with $297M revenue, up 34% YoY, vs. $269M expected, as the company commits to fixing software, supply chain issues   —  GoPro is flying high and mighty after releasing its 2017 second-quarter earnings.  The camera company took in $297 million in revenue equaling a non-GAAP loss of 9 cents per share.
Aug 3, 2017, 5:45 PMIn context

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