In Friday’s roundup of news from across the cryptosphere, we look at the rise of U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his acceptance of cryptocurrency donations. We also detail a new partnership between Kleros and Ethfinex that will see the Ethereum-based exchange utilize crowdsourced jurors to govern token listings. Finally, we round up news from hardware wallet manufacturers Ledger and Trezor.
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Andrew Yang Embraces the Crypto Crowd
Andrew Yang’s campaign to become U.S. president in 2020 is gaining traction. In recent weeks, the Democratic candidate has garnered attention from mainstream media as well as on internet message boards whose anonymous posters still credit themselves with “memeing” Trump into power. The tech-savvy Yang, who advocates a $1,000 per month universal income, has been talking crypto for years.
He first tweeted about Bitcoin in 2013 and then in 2018 began accepting campaign donations in…