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  1. Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Beam said Monday morning that its blockchain had stopped. A fix has now been committed, it says [updated].
  2. U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a new U.K. head of compliance with three decades of experience in the industry.
  3. Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in slimline cold wallet provider Tangem.
  4. Bitcoin's weekly gains were wiped out at the weekend at a key moving average that previously offered support.
  5. At Tron's niTROn Summit, CEO Justin Sun sketched out his vision for how BitTorrent's massive user base can leapfrog the crypto adoption problem.
  6. A Digital Garage subsidiary has partnered with blockchain tech firm Blockstream to test atomic swaps of a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin.
  7. "Staking as a service" is taking off. We need to think hard about what this means for crypto's evolution, warns Michael J. Casey.
  8. The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.
  9. CoinDesk will now use GitHub to help crowdsource potential methodology changes and data sources for our Crypto-Economics Explorer.
  10. We are way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher.