TechCrunch: These startups are locating in SF and Africa to win in global fintech

To become a global fintech player, locate your company in San Francisco and Africa. That’s the approach of payments company Flutterwave, digital lending startup Mines, and mobile-money venture Chipper Cash—Africa-founded ventures that maintain headquarters in San Francisco and operations in…

TechCrunch: HTC introduces a cheaper blockchain phone, opens Zion Vault SDK

Happy Blockchain Week to you and yours. HTC helped kick off this important national holiday by announcing the upcoming release of the HTC Exodus 1s. The latest version of the company’s intriguing blockchain phone shaves some of price off the…

TechCrunch: New York Attorney General probes crypto exchange Bitfinex over alleged $850M fraud

In what seems like a historic moment in crypto, New York State Attorney General (NYSAG) office has announced that it is investigating iFinex, the company behind exchange Bitfinex and stablecoin Tether, over an alleged $850 million fraud. Attorney General Letitia…

TechCrunch: Don’t break up big tech — regulate data access, says EU antitrust chief

Breaking up tech giants should be a measure of last resort, the European Union’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has suggested. “To break up a company, to break up private property would be very far reaching and you would need to…

Mashable: Learn how to build your first blockchain with this online course for just £13.99

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Keep your eyes on blockchain.Image: pexels By Joseph GreenMashable Deals2019-02-26 13:11:06 UTC We’ve heard quite a bit of chatter lately about cryptocurrencies and…