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Former Coinbase exec posits blockchain-driven vision of future societies

The Dutch city of Amsterdam — no stranger to international conferences dedicated to cryptocurrencies, blockchain and decentralization — was recently host to the Network State Conference, which explored decentralization at an entirely different level. Conference speakers and attendees gathered to discuss and debate whether a new form of decentralized country is

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VersiFi hires ex-Genesis exec and secures $10m to revamp crypto lending

VersiFi appoints former Genesis executive Martin Garcia as co-CEO and secures $10 million in funding to drive crypto lending services.  VersiFi, a New York-based digital asset prime brokerage, has announced the appointment of former Genesis Global executive Martin Garcia as its new co-CEO. This strategic move comes as the company looks

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Crypto wallet Trezor looks into phishing campaign, exec says

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider Trezor is investigating a recent phishing campaign, as users have reported receiving phishing emails.The anonymous blockchain sleuth ZachXBT took to his Telegram channel on Oct. 26 to alert users to a phishing attack targeting Trezor customers.ZachXBT referred to an X (formerly Twitter) post from the account JHDN, which

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How decentralization can mitigate ‘dystopic’ artificial intelligence risks — SingularityNET exec

While the development of artificial general intelligence (AGI) comes with a truckload of benefits, it also comes with massive risks if the technology falls into the wrong hands. However, decentralization using blockchain technology might help prevent a catastrophe, according to Janet Adams, chief operating officer of the artificial intelligence and

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DOJ charges exec over ‘cherry picking’ scheme involving crypto futures

The former CEO of a Miami-based investment firm has pled guilty to a conspiracy to commit commodities fraud involving crypto futures contracts and now faces up to five years in prison. In an Oct. 12 statement, the United States Department of Justice said that Peter Kambolin, the former CEO of Systematic

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Bitcoin needs Ethereum VM to reach its full potential — Web3 exec

Mainstream Bitcoin (BTC) adoption won’t happen until it bridges to the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) — the first point of entry for many real-world assets moving on-chain, a Web3 executive argues.Speaking to Cointelegraph, the founder of cross-chain infrastructure firm Botanix Labs, Willem Schroé, claimed Bitcoin “needs to start playing in

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ConsenSys exec on MetaMask Snaps security: ‘Consent is king’

As malicious actors continue their attempts to steal users’ crypto assets, wallet provider MetaMask has developed a way to give users more insights into the transactions and interactions within the application. In an interview with Cryptox, Francesco Andreoli, developer community head at ConsenSys, spoke about ensuring that the recently released MetaMask

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OKX exec says KYC will ‘raise the bar,’ bring real capital into crypto: Blockchain Economy Dubai 2023

While some areas of the crypto space focus on privacy and anonymity, others focus on raising the standards within the space and on bringing in traditional players and more capital in the world of digital assets. At the recent Blockchain Economy Summit held in Dubai, Cryptox spoke with Lennix Lai, the

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