Coinbase Inc., one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is letting go of staff after the backlash it faced for purchasing a company allegedly linked to the sale of spyware to oppressive regimes.
Peter Van Valkenburgh, Coin Center director of research, comments on Gerald Cotten, the Canadian behind cryptocurrency exchange Quadriga CX, whose death left C$190 million ($145 million) in Bitcoin and other digital assets protected by his passwords unretrievable.
Blockchain professional services company Varius Solutions has developed a series of blockchain-powered ‘smart digital objects’ for the retail industry, transforming the way consumers interact with redeemable rewards.
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