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Decentralized Video Protocol Livepeer Raises $20M to Take On Streaming Giants
Digital Currency Group, Coinbase Ventures and CoinFund were among those to join the latest funding round.
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Hollywood Powerhouse CAA Joins Blockchain Video Network Theta
The addition of Creative Artists Agency as a validator brings the video network closer to full decentralization, said Theta Labs CEO Mitch Liu.
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PayPal Will Let Customers Withdraw Crypto, Exec Says
"We want them to be able to take the crypto they acquired with us and take it to the destination of their choice," says Jose Fernandez da Ponte.
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The Hash: Congress Seeks Crypto Clarity, Gronk Gets Into NFT Game and More (Video)
Co-hosts Zack Seward, Naomi Brockwell, Will Foxley, Jennifer Sanasie, and Benjamin Powers choose five of the day’s big stories to hash out, analyze and help connect the dots on why these stories matter to the crypto world.
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Bilibili Copycat Tried to Save Itself With a $2M Crypto IEO – It Didn’t Work
A Chinese video streaming copycat service raised $2.1 million via an initial exchange offering in August 2019, but it appears this last resort wasn’t enough to save the company.
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Dfinity Opens Platform to Outside Developers, Launches Decentralized TikTok Rival
Decentralized cloud computing startup Dfinity said its "Internet Computer" is now open to third-party developers.
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Google Signs On as Network Validator for Blockchain Video Network Theta
Google is teaming up with Theta Labs in a move meant to help the video delivery network onboard users through Google Cloud.
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Mauritius Central Banker Confirms Island's Digital Currency Plans
The Bank of Mauritius is inching closer to issuing a retail-focused central bank digital currency (CBDC), its governor confirmed Tuesday.
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FireBlocks CEO Pours Cold Water on Libra Excitement
FireBlocks' CEO was quick to dampen enthusiasm for libra.
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Donate to Help Fight COVID-19 With CoinDesk and NY Blockchain Week
During Consensus: Distributed, CoinDesk is raising money for COVID-19 relief using an innovative method called quadratic funding.
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