MobileCoin said Tuesday it has raised $30 million worth of ether (ETH) and bitcoin (BTC) in a deal led by blockchain incubator Binance Labs. MobileCoin is a privacy-focused cryptocurrency project. Its link to Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of end-to-end encryption messaging app Signal and Open Whisper Systems, makes it stand out from the crowd, TechCrunch notes. Marlinspike began working with MobileCoin as a technical advisor in August, Wired has reported. MobileCoin has said its cryptocurrency will be designed so mobile messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Signal can integrate with a MobileCoin wallet. Read more here.

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