Blockchain Startup Hires Away Google’s Messaging Tech Leader

Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi, who had been leading Google’s rollout of a new wireless messaging system, as vice president of products. San Francisco-based Ripple, which... Read more »

Facebook’s David Marcus Resigns From Coinbase Board in Blockchain Push

Facebook executive David Marcus resigned from Coinbase Inc.’s board, a sign the social network operator is pushing ahead with its own blockchain work. Marcus quit on Friday, citing a new group he oversees at Facebook... Read more »