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Berkeley, CA, has an answer to the affordable housing crisis — cryptocurrency

Rising home prices and rents are creating an affordable housing crisis in America, and it’s been a rough few months for the effort to combat it. First, Congress passed a tax bill in December that neuters the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, with one study suggesting it could lead to 235,000 fewer affordable […]

Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

The early history of ethereum was up for discussion at an event debuting a new Quartz video series highlighting the potential of blockchain this week. There, Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney asked one of the protocol’s co-inventors, Joseph Lubin: When ether first went on the open market in 2015, “Was that technically an ICO?” Perhaps a nod […]

7 questions bitcoin bulls need to answer now

Bitcoin and other digital currencies are the future. They’re going to the moon. They’re going to double in value, and double again, and double again. Better get on board, baby, unless you want to be a loser and get left behind. OK, we get it. Cyrptocurrencies are rocketing in price every day. And yes, they’re […]

Online video stars need to get paid—this startup thinks cryptocurrency is the answer

Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Twitter are dominating live-streaming video. With their platforms Facebook Live, YouTube, Twitch, and Periscope anyone can reach billions of people. So, why would people bother with anything else?  The team behind YouNow thinks it has the answer: pay creators with cryptocurrency. Yes, really. “This is asymmetric warfare,” said Adi Sideman, CEO […]

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