Charles Hoskinson Criticizes ETH, EOS’s ‘Lone Samurai’ Development Approach

Charles Hoskinson, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH) and IOHK, the company behind Cardano (ADA), has criticized Ethereum and EOS’s approach to development. Hoskinson made his comments during an interview with business news outlet Fortune published on April 9. During the interview, Hoskinson noted that most protocols publish all their code open source and free from patents, explaining that ideas which Cardano or most other crypto development teams come up with can be used by other teams. This, he claims, is different from EOS’s approach and the way in which Ethereum’s…

Coinbase Makes LinkedIn’s ‘Top Companies 2019’ List as Lone Crypto Firm

United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has become the only cryptocurrency business to make it into LinkedIn’s list of the most popular companies for 2019, results confirmed on April 3. The yearly rundown, which ranks company popularity among employees, placed Coinbase at 35 out of a total of 50 shortlisted. LinkedIn ranks contenders according to interest in the company, employee engagement by executives, demand for available jobs and employee retention rate. Different lists are issued for different countries, with Coinbase correspondingly appearing in the U.S. edition. The exchange has previously made…

‘Lone’ Bitcoin Investment Trust Below $1 Bln for First Time in 2018

Grayscale’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) was worth less than $1 billion for the first time this year, Diar reports Dec. 3. Grayscale is purportedly the ‘lone’ Bitcoin (BTC) investment trust in the U.S. While the fund’s worth in dollars has decreased, its saw a record number of Bitcoin deposits. GBTC, reportedly “the cryptocurrency’s space largest institutional investment firm” is now holding over 203,000 BTC, which Diar points out is “just over 1 percent of circulating supply.” The report states that “record inflows however have resulted in record Bitcoin equivalent holdings…