GitHub suspends accounts of Russian developers linked to sanctioned firms

Major developer platform GitHub has reportedly blocked more than a dozen accounts of Russian developers associated with organizations sanctioned by the United States government.  The sanctioned accounts include some of the largest banks in Russia — Sberbank and Alfa-Bank — alongside individual developers with links to the sanctioned firms. However, many individual accounts with no links […]

Crypto job posts on LinkedIn rocketed 395% in 2021

It wasn’t just a bull run for prices last year. Careers in crypto outstripped price action in 2021, as crypto job searches soared by 395% in the United States alone according to LinkedIn. Crucially, the crypto industry outpaced the wider tech industry, which also saw remarkable development, almost doubling its number of job listings. However, […]

Brave launches browser-native crypto wallet to combat fake extensions

Privacy-oriented browser Brave continues to deepen its commitment to cryptocurrency adoption by replacing its extension-based cryptocurrency wallet with a browser-native one. The company announced to Cointelegraph on Tuesday that it is prepping the official launch of Brave Wallet; a self-custody cryptocurrency wallet built into the Brave desktop browser, enabling users to store and buy cryptocurrencies […]

Crypto tax startup TaxBit raises $130M in funding round, now valued at $1.3B

Already classified as a unicorn startup, United States-based cryptocurrency tax software developer TaxBit now has a valuation of more than $1.3 billion after a recent funding round. According to a Thursday announcement, IVP and Insight Partners led a $130 Series B funding round for TaxBit with participation from Bitcoin bull Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, Tiger Global, […]

Coinbase acquires crypto exchange data aggregator Zabo

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase continues buying spree by acquiring the cryptocurrency aggregator service Zabo. According to a Wednesday announcement, Coinbase has started the process of acquiring Zabo, a Dallas-based cryptocurrency startup providing data integration services with major crypto exchanges and wallets, including Coinbase’s rival Kraken. The size of the acquisition deal wasn’t disclosed. Founded in […]