Arweave Raises $5M Round Led by a16z, Multicoin Capital, and Union Square Ventures

Arweave is one step closer to its mission of being “new Library of Alexandria” thanks to a successful fundraising round led by a16z, with participating investors such as Multicoin Capital and Union Square Ventures.  Arweave aims to create a sustainable “permaweb”, which is essentially a decentralized and permanent version of the web where content is …

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Activist Larken Rose Weighs In on Bitcoin, Anarchy, and the Importance of Permissionless Cash

Though his latest project with partner and fellow activist Amanda Rose, Candles in the Dark, is a program helping people escape authoritarian programming through non-confrontational dialogue, there’s nothing meek and mild about Larken Rose’s stance when it comes to government. News.Bitcoin.com recently connected with the outspoken anarchist via Skype to talk about Bitcoin, the IRS, …

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Turkey Becomes the Latest Nation to Work on Digital Fiat

Trade wars, sanctions, fear from private and decentralized cryptocurrencies. Regardless of the motive, a number of governments have recently taken the path of creating their own digital money. Turkey has become the latest country to announce plans for the issue of a “blockchain-based” national currency. Also read: China Removes Bitcoin Mining From Unwanted Industries List …

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Cred Merchant Solutions to Help Unbanked Business Sectors

Cred Merchant Solutions has been unveiled in Emeryville during San Francisco Blockchain Week in an event hosting several California elected officials. The new point-of-sale system will help unbanked business sectors, such as California’s cannabis industry, accept crypto payments from customers and pay taxes. Also Read: Video: Will Bitcoin Crash or Double in Price After the …

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Andrew Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ Is Not Only Unnecessary, It’s Unethical

Andrew Yang has taken to Twitter in dynamic fashion as of late, advertising his universal basic income (UBI) proposal known as the “Freedom Dividend.” While throwing money at people out of pocket always generates a buzz, there’s a mathematically and ethically broken side to the plan few are talking about. Also Read: Do You Know …

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