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BitGo Acquires Harbor in Surprise Expansion Beyond Crypto Custody

The crypto custodian announced Tuesday the acquisition of Harbor, a security token platform best known for a failed bid to offer tokenized shares of a South Carolina apartment building. Harbor’s subsidiaries, which include a broker-dealer regulated by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and a transfer agent supervised by the Securities and Exchange Commission, are included in the acquisition, the companies said. The move allows BitGo to expand its services from custody, becoming what CEO Mike Belshe said is the first “full-stack” service provider in the digital securities space. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Continue reading BitGo Acquires Harbor in Surprise Expansion Beyond Crypto Custody

Dark Horse Cryptocurrency Spikes 60% After Surprise Google Shout-Out

A little-known cryptocurrency spiked more than 60% after Google gave the project a surprise shout-out in an equally-unexpected blog post on how to use Ethereum and Google Cloud to build hybrid blockchain applications. Continue reading Dark Horse Cryptocurrency Spikes 60% After Surprise Google Shout-Out

Waves Adds New Tools to Microsoft Azure, Promising to Surprise Smart Contract Devs

On Tuesday, January 29, the head of the Russia-based Waves blockchain platform, Sasha Ivanov, stated on Twitter that Microsoft Azure has begun featuring its products for developers – Smart Assets and Smart Accounts, which allow building smart contracts and operating them in a much easier manner. Continue reading Waves Adds New Tools to Microsoft Azure, Promising to Surprise Smart Contract Devs