2016/10/11 7:48 AM

TechCrunch creates a new blockchain series, Backpage.com’s CEO is arrested, and Antshares raises a lot of money. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency and tech news? Check out the stories below.

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The news publication will release a six-episode series called “Trust Disrupted.” The topic: cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. TechCrunch seems to believe that Bitcoin and related digital currencies are among the hottest inventions of the last ten years, and the series is aiming to educate the general public about their uses.

The series will feature New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper, as well as additional Bitcoin scholars and experts. The series begins on the platform’s YouTube channel on October 10.


Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer has been arrested on accusations of sex trafficking. Authorities are also working to shut the site…

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