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  1. A former prime minister of Denmark and secretary-general of NATO has joined blockchain identity startup Concordium as a strategic advisor.
  2. California startup Lightning Labs released today a new feature to improve usability of the bitcoin payment channel network, lightning.
  3. Facebook is looking to hire a lead commercial counsel for blockchain to negotiate "partnerships needed to launch new products."
  4. Payments startup Square wants to bring on crypto-focused engineers and designers, and may pay them in bitcoin.
  5. Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don't match up.
  6. A creditors' committee has been formed for users of the failed QuadrigaCX exchange, and it includes a former Mt Gox customer.
  7. Tezos – one of the 25 ranking cryptocurrencies by market capitalization – has just concluded its first round of on-chain governance voting.
  8. How does it feel to hold the famous bitcoin lightning torch? Diana Aguilar explains.
  9. Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.
  10. Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.