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Past articles by Leigh:


The 3 unconscious money mistakes all couples make

Forget jealousy or forgotten anniversaries: Money might pose one of the biggest threats to your love life. A whopping 31% of adults with a partner said money is a major source of conflict in the relationship, according to surveys by the American… → Read More

Facebook's Libra Project Launches Bug Bounty With $10,000 Max Reward

The Libra Association will pay up to $10,000 to independent security researchers who find bugs in the Libra blockchain. → Read More

Ripple to Give Away 1 Billion XRP in Massive Bid to Fund Online Content

Ripple is making a major investment in Coil, a media platform that pays content creators XRP. → Read More

Microsoft Launches Decentralized Identity Tool on Bitcoin Blockchain

A new decentralized ID solution from Microsoft built directly on the bitcoin blockchain could have far-reaching impacts. → Read More

Coinbase Acquires Blockchain-Tracking Startup Neutrino for Undisclosed Price

Coinbase has acquired blockchain analytics startup Neutrino as part of a push to offer more diverse crypto assets. → Read More

Winklevoss Exchange Gemini Shuts Down Accounts Over Stablecoin Redemptions

OTC traders tell CoinDesk that crypto exchange Gemini is limiting access to redemptions of its GUSD stablecoin. → Read More

SeedCX Exchange Is Barring Employees from Crypto Trading

Seed CX has one of the crypto industry’s strictest policies on employee trading. In a word: Don’t. → Read More

Employees Say Startup Civil Hyped Crypto Returns, But Failed to Pay

Civil was supposed to create a more transparent and democratic model for journalism. But so far, journalists working on its platform have yet to receive all of the compensation they say they were promised when hired. According to several current and former employees of news organizations sponsored by the blockchain startup, Civil told journalists in its 18 newsrooms around the U.S. that the CVL… → Read More

HODL No More? The Amount of Bitcoin in Active Wallets Is Near Record Highs

An increasing amount of bitcoin is held by active individual users, suggesting the market is ripe for transactional growth, according to Chainalysis. → Read More

Coinbase's New NYC Office to Hire 100 in Wall Street Crypto Push

Crypto industry unicorn Coinbase has aggressive growth plans for its newly opened New York office, which caters to institutional clients. → Read More

Coinbase Survey Shows 18% of US Students Now Own Cryptocurrency

Students who want to change the world are attracted to blockchain education, a professor says. → Read More

Even If It Fails, Dash Could Have a Lasting Impact on Crypto Adoption

Few cryptocurrency projects are evangelizing in emerging markets as aggressively as dash, giving $2.3 million to communities in the developing world. → Read More

Can Security Tokens Save Crypto From the Bear Market Blues?

A conference this week in Canada saw discussion of how securities tokens might offer a path for blockchain products to reach consumers. → Read More

AirSwap Decentralized Exchange Upgrades for Any-Size Ethereum Trades

The decentralized exchange is adding messaging and ID verification features to address the worries that have kept institutional investors at bay. → Read More

Volumes Surge on Turkey's Crypto Exchanges as Lira Tanks

Trading volume on Turkey's cryptocurrency exchanges surged Friday as the country's fiat currency plunged to record lows on economic jitters. → Read More

Honeyminer Signs Up 50K Users for Easy Crypto Mining App

Crypto newbies around the world are using their old laptops to earn bitcoin. → Read More

Blockstack's First Business App Wants to Help Employees Earn More Crypto

Misthos' new multi-signature bitcoin wallet for businesses aims to empower workers and democratize the setting of wages. → Read More

Decentralized Exchange Waves Scored a $6 Million Debut. Then It Got Hacked

This booming crypto platform could hardly be described as institutional, but it isn't fully decentralized either. → Read More

Meet Honeyminer: The App That Lets You Earn Bitcoin With a Laptop Again

Honeyminer's downloadable app isn't the most profitable way to mine cryptocurrency, but it may be one of the easiest methods to date. → Read More

A New Bitcoin Wallet Fulfills an Old Privacy Promise

These cypherpunk crypto wallet projects want to bring fungibility to bitcoin. → Read More