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Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Second Life creator's blockchain-powered social VR platform High Fidelity raises $35M Series D led by Galaxy Digital Ventures, bringing total funding to $70M+   —  Philip Rosedale, the CEO of virtual reality maker High Fidelity, believes blockchain—a new tamper-proof ledger technology …
Jul 2, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Agari, which uses AI and cloud-based analysis to detect and intercept spear-phishing attacks, raises $40M Series E led by Goldman Sachs   —  An email from the boss typically gets your attention.  Unfortunately, fraudsters know this too and are increasingly using email impersonations to launch their scams.
Jun 22, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
DFINITY, an a16z-backed blockchain-based cloud computing project, to give $35M worth of tokens to backers; US citizens excluded due to “regulatory uncertainty”   —  Dfinity, a blockchain project that aspires to challenge Amazon Web Services, on Tuesday said it will distribute …
May 29, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Fortune:
Square reports ~$34M in Bitcoin-related revenue in Q1, ~5% of its overall revenue, but earned only $223K more from selling Bitcoin than it paid to buy it   —  Square shed light on the state of its fledgling Bitcoin business in its earnings report Wednesday afternoon.
May 2, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
How the US Marshals Service ends up selling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency, seized in criminal cases by various federal agencies   —  When Alexandre Cazes hanged himself in a Thai jail cell in July, the 25-year-old left behind the trappings of a big-league drug dealer …
Feb 22, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Everipedia, a rival to Wikipedia that plans to use tokens to permit editing and reward users, raises $30M from investors including Galaxy Digital   —  Do we need a more lively Wikipedia for the Snapchat generation?  The founders of a fast-growing site called Everipedia …
Feb 8, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Coinbase partners with Trading Technologies, a trading software provider, enabling financial institutions to trade on Coinbase's GDAX cryptocurrency exchange   —  The crypto-currency exchange Coinbase on Thursday announced a new tie-up between its institutional platform, GDAX, and Trading Technologies …
Jan 26, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Coinbase hires former Twitter executive Tina Bhatnagar as its VP of Operations and Technology   —  The digital currency exchange Coinbase has been on a rocket ship ride for the last year, signing up a flood of new retail and institutional clients eager to be part of the ongoing crypto craze.
Jan 22, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Ripple partners with global payment company MoneyGram to pilot the use of XRP tokens on MoneyGram's network using Ripple's xRapid service   —  Ripple, a blockchain company and rival to bitcoin, on Thursday announced a tie-up with Dallas-based money transfer giant MoneyGram.
Jan 11, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Ripple countersues bank consortium R3, claiming R3's option contract for roughly 10% of the total supply of XRP, now worth ~$12B, was signed in bad faith   —  In the summer of 2016, Ripple's former CEO Chris Larsen made a fateful decision: he signed a deal with a bank consortium R3 …
Jan 9, 2018, 2:31 PMIn context

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