Tron Founder Justin Sun Needs a Vacation after Tesla Giveaway Debacle

Someone needs to tell Justin Sun that there’s no shame in unplugging. With one glimpse of his sprawling office at Tron’s Beijing headquarters, it’s clear that the space doubles as a high-rise apartment. A twin bed in the corner is “used extensively during tight deadlines,” and Sun himself admits to being a workaholic, saying: “I […]

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The Ultimate Irony of Crypto Trading

David Weisberger is co-founder and CEO of CoinRoutes and a veteran of building trading desks and financial technology businesses. The opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not reflect CoinDesk’s position. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views […]

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Canadian Municipality Set to Accept Bitcoin for Property Tax Payments

A municipality in Canada is set to accept bitcoin for property tax payments starting next month as part of a one-year trial. The Town of Innisfil, Ontario, announced Thursday that the cryptocurrency payment option will be offered in partnership with Toronto-based digital assets trading platform Coinberry. Starting April, approximately 36,000 residents of the town will […]

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JP Morgan Beats Ethereum Studio ConsenSys with Most Blockchain Jobs

According to data made available to CCN from Indeed.com, one of the companies doing the most hiring in the blockchain sector is none other than JP Morgan. Others who topped the list are Deloitte and IBM (unsurprisingly). The rest of the top 10 companies with blockchain jobs (or jobs in the cryptocurrency sector) is as […]

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