How Bitconnect, once worth $2.6B+, got so big via promises of daily 1% returns, multi-level marketing schemes, and spamming Google via its own “news” blog posts (Mix/The Next Web)

Mix / The Next Web: How Bitconnect, once worth $ 2.6B+, got so big via promises of daily 1% returns, multi-level marketing schemes, and spamming

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Ripple and its investors hold many billions of dollars worth of XRP cryptocurrency, which is not meaningfully tied to Ripple’s core tool used by banks, xCurrent (Ari Levy/CNBC)

Ari Levy / CNBC: Ripple and its investors hold many billions of dollars worth of XRP cryptocurrency, which is not meaningfully tied to Ripple’s core

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Kodak now is not Kodak we knew, it’s a shell of a bankrupt company that was worth $135M before blockchain announcements like KODAKCoin and KashMiner this week (Ryan Mac/BuzzFeed)

Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed: Kodak now is not Kodak we knew, it’s a shell of a bankrupt company that was worth $ 135M before blockchain

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After an Oracle server exploit was published in December, reports surfaced of cryptominers on compromised systems; one attacker netted $226K+ worth of monero (Sean Gallagher/Ars Technica)

Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica: After an Oracle server exploit was published in December, reports surfaced of cryptominers on compromised systems; one attacker netted $

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Sources: Benchmark, GV sold ~14.5% of their Uber stakes, worth ~$900M, ~$350M respectively; Garrett Camp sold ~15% for ~$400M; Menlo sold ~46%, First Round ~38% (Theodore Schleifer/Recode)

Theodore Schleifer / Recode: Sources: Benchmark, GV sold ~14.5% of their Uber stakes, worth ~$ 900M, ~$ 350M respectively; Garrett Camp sold ~15% for ~$

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Sources: Kalanick plans to sell ~29% of his 10% Uber stake, worth about $1.4B, to SoftBank consortium after offering 50%, the maximum allowed for board members (Eric Newcomer/Bloomberg)

Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg: Sources: Kalanick plans to sell ~29% of his 10% Uber stake, worth about $ 1.4B, to SoftBank consortium after offering 50%,

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CB Insights: ten largest tech companies in US were involved in $2.7B worth of health care equity deals in 2017, up from $277M in 2012 (Natasha Singer/New York Times)

Natasha Singer / New York Times: CB Insights: ten largest tech companies in US were involved in $ 2.7B worth of health care equity deals

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