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Blockchain security company BitGo’s chief technology officer announced he was stepping down Friday afternoon. Starting next week, the startup’s co-founder Ben Davenport will no longer have a full-time position at the company, though he will remain as an advisor, he said in a statement. He said he intends to spend some time with his family …

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Mason Borda has been into initial coin offerings (ICOs) since the beginning. Yet, the former BitGo software engineer, who helped set up Augur’s wallet for its token sale in 2015, was hesitant to enter the market himself until last summer. That’s when Borda, and security veteran James Poole, started building TokenSoft, a platform for helping …

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Blockchain security startup BitGo is acquiring a digital asset custodian based in South Dakota that holds more than $12 billion in assets. The firm announced today that it had struck a deal, subject to final approvals, to acquire the Kingdom Trust Company as well as Kingdom Services. The acquisition comes on the heels of BitGo’s …

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GDAX has started trading Bitcoin Cash (BCH) this morning as of 9 AM PST, with little fanfare. The status update page for GDAX indicated that all initial testing had concluded as of 11:25 AM, with full functionality being restored. The addition of BCH on GDAX follows the addition of the hard fork coin on the …

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BitGo, the maker of multi-signature cryptocurrency wallets for enterprises, has closed a $42.5 million Series B funding round in a sign that demand has at last arrived for institutional-grade services in the market. Led by Valor Equity Partners with participation from Bill Lee and David Sacks, the round of venture capital brings BitGo’s total funding …

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Cryptocurrencies can be novel from the point of view that they bring their own nomenclature into existence, which makes users who do not know about these terms nervous or filled with anxiety. Add to this, the confusion that media generates surrounding certain events like hard forks, which are just a change to a protocol of …

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Jameson Lopp, the lead developer at BitGo, a Blockchain security company, has calculated that Bitcoin would rank 32nd globally for its value in circulation. He created a clone money supply aggregator M1 Index, similar to This puts it ahead of Singapore and South Africa, and just behind Finland and the UAE. By creating a clone …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency wallet service BitGo has announced its policy on the upcoming SegWit2x hard fork, which is scheduled to take place on approximately November 16. In a blog post, BitGo co-founder Mike Belshe stressed that although the company “would very much like to …

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Bitcoin hardware wallet TREZOR is ending its BitPay integration over what its CTO describes as “playing games” with its API. In Twitter posts Thursday, Pavol Rusnak said that because BitPay could potentially rename the SegWit2x chain ‘BTC,’ Trezor would no longer display its tickers. The hardware wallet had adopted a cautious approach to SegWit2x, while …

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