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Jeff John Roberts


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Recent articles by Jeff:

Exclusive: Coinbase Buys Xapo Custody for $55 Million, Eyes Lending Business

Xapo CEO Wences Casares confirmed the deal, which will see Coinbase buy Xapo's custody business and take possession of up to 800,000 Bitcoins. → Read More

Want to Own Kawhi’s Jump Shot? NBA and CryptoKitties Maker Launch Digital Collectibles

The NBA is launching blockchain-based collectibles that will let fans own highlights like Kawhi Leonard's game-winning, Game 7 jumper against the Sixers. → Read More

Blockchain Launches ‘Fastest’ Crypto Exchange in the World

Blockchain launches a new exchange called The Pit as it seeks to expand its business in the crowded Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets. → Read More

Look Out Crypto Land, Here Comes the IRS—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

National Parks in the Age of Instagram

Increased foot traffic—if the parks can withstand it—means a broader awareness of their splendor. → Read More

Mystery Surrounds Cancelation of $4.5 Million Warren Buffett Lunch With Chinese Crypto Founder

Tron founder Justin Sun, winner of the $4.5 million charity auctioned lunch with Warren Buffett, mysteriously postponed the date, and may be "under Chinese government control." → Read More

Financial Data Privacy? Consumers 'Could Care Less'—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

7 CEOs on the Future of Bitcoin

Seven Chief Executives answer the question, "What is the future of Bitcoin?" → Read More

Here's How Facebook's $5 Billion Fine Will Be Spent—And Where It Should Go Instead

$5 billion could do a lot to educate Americans about online privacy perils or else allow the FTC to put hundreds of more privacy cops on the beat → Read More

Robinhood Plans Relaunch of High Yield Cash Account

Just don't call it a bank account. → Read More

The Trouble With Regulating Big Tech

At Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference, tech regulation was the talk of the town hall, featuring members of the Heritage Foundation and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. → Read More

Anti-Defamation League Head Blasts Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Over Online Extremism

Greenblatt also blasted Facebook, along with Google and Twitter, for failing to confront a rising tide of white supremacy, which he described as a "scourge" sustained by social media. → Read More

AOC Sued For Blocking Twitter Critics: How Her Lawsuit Is No Different Than Trump’s

Hours after a lawsuit condemned the president for violating the First Amendment, Octasio-Cortez was sued for the same thing. → Read More

Can Blockchain Build a Better Bank? Experts Weigh In

Here's what a selection of entrepreneurs and executives had to say about cryptocurrency technology and regulation on a roundtable at Fortune's inaugural Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk, N.Y. → Read More

What Does Crypto Maven Laura Shin Think of the Media?

We decided to turn the tables on journalist Laura Shin and ask her some questions about crypto and how the media covers it. → Read More

Fintech Trends 2020: Project Libra, Amazon Banking, Millennials

The top fintech and cryptocurrency trends for 2020—from Facebook's Project Libra to rising millennial net worths—as predicted by executives from Amazon, Bank of America, Citi and others at Fortune Brainstorm Finance. → Read More

Disrupting the Dollar, Gold vs Bitcoin, Marvelous Montauk—The Ledger

At Fortune's Brainstorm Finance summit executives asked whether new tech, notably cryptocurrency, will end the dominance of the U.S. dollar. → Read More

Security Tokens Will Be the 'Killer App' of Cryptocurrency, Overstock CEO Says

Patrick Byrne hinted he would soon be making a major announcement related to security tokens. → Read More

How Facebook's Libra Will Turbo-Charge Its Ad Empire

It will be like opening a cash register at the end of the day and knowing the source of every dollar. → Read More

Facebook Announces Project Libra, Its Wildly Ambitious Plan to Bring Cryptocurrency to the Masses

The new digital currency will roll out first on Messenger and WhatsApp. → Read More