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A look at Coinbase Custody and its staking service

Coinbase Custody launched its staking service for institutional clients in late April which allowed clients to tap into rewards offered by certain types of digital assets running on proof-of-stake networks. Tezos was the first network supported and remains the only PoS coin available for staking…

After Tezos case disputed discovery, court ruling is a compromise

Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds. We contain multitudes.…

Crypto Market Wrap: All Eyes On Bitcoin as Altcoins Consolidate

Crypto markets consolidating today; Bitcoin takes a breath, LTC back up,  XRP, EOS and Tezos retreating. Market Wrap Crypto markets have remained in consolidation for the past 24 hours. Very little movement has occurred on most of the majors as Bitcoin shows no direction at…

Securitize broadens reach into Asian market with Japanese partnership

Security-token management firm Securitize is teaming up with a Japanese educational advocacy organisation to promote the adoption of digital securities in the country, they shared with The Block on Tuesday. Securitize and Japan Security Token Association (JSTA) are planning on collaborating closely with local and…

Fallout between Tezos Foundation and OcamlPro may lead to Tezos hard fork

French engineering group, OcamlPro, is pursuing a Tezos fork after the token’s managing foundation threatened to stop funding them over governance concerns, according to a blog post by the Tezos Commons Foundation. OcamlPro’s leadership is said to have partnered with a newly registered crypto fund,…

Tezos Foundation hires former PwC exec as new CFO

The Tezos Foundation has hired Roman Schnider as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head Of Operations, the company announced in a post, replacing Eelco Fiole who stepped into the role approximately half a year ago. Schnider worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 15 years,…

Crypto Market Wrap: Litecoin Leading Markets Higher With 10% Pump

Crypto markets inch up slowly; Litecoin and Tezos on a charge, BSV falling further back.  Market Wrap As we end another week in crypto land markets are starting to pick up a little. There has been no major breakout for Bitcoin yet but some of…

Staking-as-a-Service is not a commodity

Max Fiege is a cybersecurity consultant based out of San Francisco whose previous work for the Block focused on Proof-of-Work energy consumption. Follow him on Twitter @fiege_max  A boom of “picks and shovels” companies catering to Proof-of-Stake cryptocurrencies has emerged as a leading market narrative…