News stories and articles from select third parties.

August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Poloniex Pledges to Reimburse Flash Crash Losses, Victims Displeased

Poloniex to offer 100% lending fee rebate to flash crash victims, according to a Circle spokesperson amid community discontent
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Stock Market ‘Fear Gauge’ Spikes 20% as Trump Tweets Trigger Panic

By CCN Markets: Friday was one of those days where headline news scared the heck out of investors, and the stock market's "fear gauge" proves it. The Cboe Volatility Index,…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Burn Satoshi’s Bitcoin, Suggests Paxful CEO in Thought Experiment

Ray Youssef of Paxful thinks the Bitcoin community should agree to burn assets alleged to belong to its creator, Satoshi Nakamoto.
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Mark Carney’s Dollar-Killer Digital Currency Threatens Bitcoin

By CCN Markets: Mark Carney wants the US dollar to lose its status as the global reserve currency, pitching the idea that a digital currency could take its place at…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Retesting $10k, Threatening to Break Important Uptrend – Price Analysis

Bitcoin is crowding the bottom of a consolidation pattern near $10k, and could easily break it by the time this article goes out. A trip to $8k looks likely if…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Rallies On Latest Trump Volley, Analysts Expect Further Upside

Donald Trump is upping the pressure on China, and analysts say this is bullish for Bitcoin. For those who missed the memo, on Friday morning, the American President unleashed his…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Disney Plus’ Star Wars TV Slate Should Leave Netflix Terrified

Disney Plus was trending on Twitter on Friday with over 118k tweets during their D23 Expo. Netflix was not. With a slew of major announcements, Disney is determined to keep…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Fumbles Under $10,000 as Traders Fear $8K Target

By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price has fallen below $10,000 in a minor pullback, dropping from $10,300 to $9,880 on major cryptocurrency exchanges within a two-hour span. Prior to the…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

tZERO Opened Its Doors to Non-Accredited Investors, but Their Options Are Still Limited

TZERO has announced that its securities tokens (TZROP) are now allowed to be traded among non-accredited investors, however, the platform offers limited functionality.
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$1 Billion Sony Franchise FIRED Miley Cyrus Over Sexually-Explicit…Cake

By CCN Markets: It's not a good time to read about Sony. In the same week Spider-Man negotiations with Marvel fell through, Sony confirmed they fired Miley Cyrus from Hotel…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why KaratGold Coin (KBC) Is a Cryptocurrency That Investors Should Have on Their Watch List

From 2011 until 2018, Karatbars was concentrated on selling physical gold and gold-based products. Throughout the course of 2018, the company has developed and implemented cryptocurrency blockchain and innovative technologies…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Top Pro Athletes Like Messi Would Make a Killing in Bitcoin Earnings

By CCN Markets: Russell Okung, who plays for the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL, has been pushing for the league to pay those multi-million-dollar salaries in bitcoin. You could…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Classic, Basic Attention Token, and Ravencoin prices show strong gains

Although most coins are still staggered, Ethereum Classic, Basic Attention Token, and Ravencoin still posted strong gains. Do the indicators suggest their prices will keep rising? Ethereum Classic On June…
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August 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Apple Sucking Up to Customers in Desperate Attempt to Save the iPhone

By CCN Markets: Apple founder Steve Jobs never believed in listening to customers. He believed that common people like us don’t exactly know what we want. So the great Apple…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Investors Consider Cutting Ties with Facebook’s Libra Amid Regulatory Scrutiny

At least three investors in Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency are considering disassociating with the currency following intense regulatory pushback. According to a report published in the Financial Times on Friday, some…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Japanese Exchange Coincheck is All Set to Launch IEO Platform

The world of cryptocurrencies has come a long way since the early days of this decade, and nowadays it is a much more structured space, although regulation is still being…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Adjusted Dominance Soars: Bullish Sign for Times to Come?

Over the last couple of years, the crypto space has grown considerably, and nowadays there are around 2,500 cryptocurrencies in addition to Bitcoin. However, BTC still remains the most valuable…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum to Join Hyperledger Consortium as First Public Blockchain

Ethereum is expected to be the first public blockchain to be accepted on Hyperledger once the technical steering committee gives an okay to the adoption of ConsenSys’ Pantheon project. Pantheon…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitmain to Increase Hashrate By 50% With 600,000 New Mining Chips

Showing renewed optimism, Bitmain is increasing its investments in the crypto mining industry. Now, Bitmain is reportedly buying 600,000 new crypto mining chips. As a result of this new investment,…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Understanding the Difference Between Proof of Work and Proof of Stake

Many have heard of proof of work and proof of stake, but don’t necessarily know the difference. Why does this matter? Because the difference is huge—it’s the difference between competing…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Divergence Forms At $10K, is $11K Next?

Bitcoin breaks 5-day long up-trend, dropping back to key support levels at $9,800. Since then bullish divergence appears to have formed on lower time-frames and could spur a reversal in…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

CV Market Watch™: Weekly Crypto Trading Overview (August 16-23, 2019)

Bitcoin (BTC) is now fighting to keep the $10,000 level, with altcoins drifting sideways.
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

US Government Vague On Bitcoin Role In Fentanyl Drug ‘Epidemic’

The US government has singled out cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin as a funding mechanism for the ongoing trend for smuggling the drug fentanyl. FinCEN Advisory Mentions Cryptocurrencies In an advisory issued…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitPay Under Fire For Rejecting $100K Bitcoin Amazon Rainforest Donation

A blocked Bitcoin donation to help the fight against the Amazon Rainforest fires has become the latest publicity headache for BitPay. BitPay Fails To Resolve BTC Freeze According to a…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Panic Unwarranted But Ethereum Still ‘Ugly’ Below $200

The week has ended with reclamation of five figure prices by bitcoin. Some of the altcoins have been marginally dragged up with it, but many including Ethereum are still looking…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

EOS is De Facto Centralized, Says Wikipedia Co-founder

Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger does not want to develop his decentralized applications atop EOS blockchain. The veteran technologist, who chose EOS to run his decentralized content distribution platform Everipedia, threatened…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This week in FinTech

Every day we bring you fresh insights about Fintech from an elite group of writers who are just like you – senior executives, entrepreneurs and investors on the frontlines of…
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August 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$144 Billion value to Sub Saharan Africa – Mobiles lead Fintech for Good

If you joined the Fintech party only this year, and feel you missed on riding the curve – don’t worry. Sub Saharan Africa is where all the Fintech excitement is…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Announces New Partnership with UK Remittance Firm

Ripple, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has announced a new partnership with UK remittance firm Xendpay. The London-based firm will now become a part of Ripple’s global settlement…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Key 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Showing Support For Bitcoin

Among the numerous issues that will define the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the topic of Bitcoin and blockchain technology is inching its way to the forefront. Indeed, in varying degrees,…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

2019 Review: Chainlink (LINK) Leads, Bitcoin Stands in 6th Position

After having been in the middle of a directionless muddle for much of 2018, Bitcoin came back with a vengeance this year and went on an excellent rally that took…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Exchange Deribit Launches Bulk Derivatives Trading

Ever since cryptocurrencies became one of the world’s best known digital assets, there has been widespread talk about creating derivatives backed by the leading ones. However, it never really came…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Bull Run Over: Will Bearish Market Be Like Bitcoin’s 2014/15?

Last week, Ethereum (ETH) dropped below $200, which led some to believe that cryptocurrency’s bull market is over. Placeholder partner and crypto investor Chris Burniske feels that ETH is experiencing…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Research Shows Low-Quality Exchanges Dominate Crypto Trading Volume

Crypto exchanges with the lowest rating still dominate the industry, according to crypto analysis and pricing data provider, CryptoCompare. D-E Rated Crypto Exchanges Account for 64% of Trading Volume On…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

China May Release Libra Competitor Before Facebook Launches It, Report

Facebook’s Libra may be facing multiple threats from regulators, but the same critics are now racing to beat the social media giant at its own game. Experts: Chinese Libra May…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Market Jar Media Inc. Announces the Launch of SmallCapFunding.com

VANCOUVER, August 22, 2019 – Market Jar Media Inc. (“Market Jar”) is pleased to announce the launch of SmallCapFunding.com (“SmallCapFunding”), an equity crowdfunding portal that connects startup companies with investors…
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August 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Just in Time insurance- only what you need, when you need it

  Image TLDR   It wasn’t that long ago that production and retail inventories were gauged by the space available in which to store the supplies/goods.  Then some smart people determined…
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August 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tether to Launch Stablecoin Pegged to Chinese Yuan

Controversial crypto platform Tether is planning on launching a Chinese Yuan-pegged stablecoin, according to reports in China today. Tether’s Fourth Stablecoin The stablecoin, which will be known as CNHT, will…
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August 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Slumps as Facebook’s Libra Continues to Get Heavy Criticism

Bitcoin is taking a hit this morning and fell over 8% to below $9,800. Here is the key driver. Tech giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announced in June that it was going to…
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August 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) is Correcting from Highs: What You Need to Know

One of the cryptocurrencies that has quietly become one of the strongest tokens is XRP. Much of the credit for it perhaps goes to the company Ripple, which manages the…
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August 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) to Fall 20%? Altcoin Capitulation Expected in Two Weeks

In the past few days, the altcoin market has taken a beating with major cryptocurrency assets such as Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP) dropping to fresh lows. This has caused…
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August 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Victory Square Technologies Reports 2018 Year End Results And Files CEO Letter to Shareholders

Results show significant increases in Revenue, Investments, Cash and Working Capital Year highlighted by investment and acquisition of 11 new private companies in 2018 $10,000,000 convertible note to build, develop…
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August 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Victory Square Technologies Reports 2018 Year End Results And Files CEO Letter to Shareholders

Results show significant increases in Revenue, Investments, Cash and Working Capital Year highlighted by investment and acquisition of 11 new private companies in 2018 $10,000,000 convertible note to build, develop…
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August 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Instant gratification underpins successful fintech – the rise of early wage access providers

The other night I was out to dinner with a few friends, and I got into a conversation about our obsession with convenience, of which we are all guilty of.…
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August 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

INX Plans to Raise $130 Million USD From Milestone IPO

INX ltd, a crypto exchange startup, has announced plans to raise up to $130 million USD through an Initial Public Offering (IPO). INX has developed a regulated platform for cryptocurrency trading…
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August 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Adoption has Yet to Hit the Masses: Vitalik Buterin Explains Why

The cryptocurrency industry may be popular, but that doesn’t mean it has seen mass adoption. Even Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, agrees. Speaking to The Toronto Star recently, the…
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August 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#301 Dan Shin: Terra – The Stable Currency Tackling the Ecommerce Payments Market

This week we're joined by Daniel Shin. He is the Co-Founder of Terra, an algorithmic stablecoin which is already seeing success for e-commerce transactions in Korea just weeks after launching.
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August 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Continues to Face Hurdles at Higher Level, Altcoins Follow

Bitcoin enjoyed one of the strongest runs since the latter part of 2017 during the first half of this year. During those first six months, the cryptocurrency gained in each…
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August 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Deloitte Launches Demonstrational “Blockchain in a Box” Platform

Multinational consultancy firm Deloitte has announced the release of its “Blockchain in a Box” platform that hosts demonstrations and experiments of distributed ledger technology in business applications. Blockchain in a…
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August 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Partnership: Santander Group Expands the Usage of One Pay FX

Over the course of the past couple of years, Ripple has forged a range of partnerships with major banks and financial institutions with one single aim. The main aim of…
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August 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Six diverse picks of Fintech shovels & Fintech stacks

The transformation of Financial services continues and re-bundling is one of the trends that is at work. Fintechs are collaborating and creating fuller stacks by bundling several services and growing…
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August 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Secondary Market for Telegram Tokens Sees 400% Return for Investors

Telegram’s eagerly awaited blockchain, Telegram Open Network (TON), is set to be launched on October 31. However, the yet-to-be issued tokens are already trading on an unauthorized secondary market. Purchase…
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August 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Launching Venus Blockchain Project: Challenging Facebook’s Libra?

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world is taking on social media behemoth Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). Well, sort of. On Monday, August 19, Binance announced it will be launching…
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August 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Soars As Bakkt is All Set to Launch Bitcoin Futures in September

Since the infamous day of 2017, when Bitcoin went on its incredible run, there has been talk of the introduction of a financial exchange backed by the world’s biggest cryptocurrency.…
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August 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Japan’s Rakuten Introduces New Crypto Exchange

The cryptocurrency industry has grown at a breakneck pace over the past two years or so, largely due to the growth of Bitcoin and other tokens. Due to such growth,…
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August 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) is Down 50% in 2 Months: What Next?

Litecoin (LTC) has been in the news over the past few weeks ever since it had announced the highly polarizing halving event. Miners used to get 25 LTC for each…
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August 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Future of Finance book review

This book review is written by Sheldon Freedman, a fintech and funds lawyer at Hassans in Gibraltar and  an expert in Security Tokens. We asked Sheldon to write a 3 part…
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August 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Every Bank wants to be a Bitcoiner. Do we need Central Bank Digital Currencies?

  TLDR. Bitcoin’s price rebound and the advent of Libra so far this year, has caused many to reconsider and some even to change sides. Debates about Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bakkt Set for September Launch: Here’s What You Need to Know

Bakkt, the long-awaited crypto services platform from the Intercontinental Exchange, is finally set for launch on September 23. Despite being officially announced in August 2018, the platform only received a trust charter…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The IRS has Words for Crypto Investors… Again: Tax Warnings

The cryptocurrency industry may still be going strong, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t had its share of problems. Nor does it mean everyone is a fan of virtual currencies.…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Expected to Resume US Operations in the Next 2 Months

When it comes to trading in cryptocurrencies, it is always far more effective if one can trade on a large exchange. Large exchanges offer a lot of options with regards…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Hovers Around 10K After the Recent Correction: What Next?

The first half of the year saw Bitcoin go on an incredible rally as the cryptocurrency ended up at higher levels at the end of each month and eventually threatened…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Strengthens Crypto Custodian Empire with XapoBusiness Acquisition

Coinbase has risen to become the largest cryptocurrency custodian, with the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional business. Immediate reports indicate that the US crypto exchange paid $55 million for the assets…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This week in Fintech

Every day we bring you fresh insights about Fintech from an elite group of Authors who are just like you – senior executives, entrepreneurs and investors working in the global…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

China’s digital currency could be a response to Libra

Earlier this month, a senior official of the People Bank of China (PBoC) announced that the country was ready to launch its digital currency. The announcement was made at a…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

8 Signs That Show That a Crypto Platform is Safe to Trade On

Considering the recent rise in the price value of cryptocurrency, it’s no surprise that the rate of crypto-maniacs yearning to cut their own piece of cake via trading has also…
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August 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Mining Group BitFury to Investigate Data Analysis with AI

The cryptocurrency mining and chip development firm BitFury has announced plans to set up a new department that will investigate the benefits of ‘big data’ analysis using artificial intelligence (AI).…
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August 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Altcoins Almost Wiped Out as Cypto Market Cap Drops $30 Billion

Thursday was a bad day for altcoins as almost $30 billion USD was knocked from the total crypto market capitalization. Where Bitcoin Goes, Altcoins Follow Crypto market capitalization was estimated…
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August 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Massive Indian Telecommunication Provider Develops Blockchain Network

There are plenty of trends in the technology sector that will fade over time. Blockchain does not appear to be one of them, however. Just as more countries are warming…
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August 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Walmart Submits Patent for Drone System Based On Blockchain

Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) has felt the convenience of blockchain and is not looking to back down soon judging from its latest patent application submission for a drone communication system anchored…
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August 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple to Invest 1 Billion XRP to Fund Online Content

Over the past few years, plenty of cryptocurrencies have come to the fore due to the example set by Bitcoin and one of the most interesting cryptocurrencies to have emerged…
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August 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Bitcoin (BTC) a Recession Proof Like Gold? Here’s What Experts Think

It is quite clear that the global economy is currently in the doldrums due to a wide range of factors, and investors all over the world are currently at crossroads…
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August 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Contents Cover- the under-served aspect of property insurance innovation

image TLDR  Consider: Structure losses– estimated to the nearest square foot or square meter.  Plenty of automated tools and techniques, and plenty of auditing for consistency. Contents losses– manual assessment…
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August 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Barclays Ends Partnership with Coinbase: Where Next for the Exchange?

Once hailed as the most prestigious banking relationship in crypto, Barclays (NYSE:BCS) has today decided that it is no longer working with Coinbase. The relationship between the London-based banking giant…
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August 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

South Korea’s Shinhan Bank is Building a Blockchain Security System

According to reports, the oldest bank in South Korea, Shinhan Bank, is soon to be the most technologically secure bank. The bank has partnered with two other companies to develop a…
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August 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Veritaseum (VERI) Slumps 60% After Emergency Lawsuit by the SEC

Veritaseum (VERI) slumped 60% in the past 24-hour after The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed an emergency lawsuit. Big Blow for VERI The explosion of the…
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August 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

New Zealand Tax Authorities Give the Go Ahead for Crypto Payroll

The crypto train has not yet stopped chugging along. More and more companies and countries are looking to get involved in the crypto sector, despite the hardships it has faced…
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August 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) Gains Regulatory Clarity in the UK: What’s Next?

While cryptocurrencies may have initially started with a revolutionary idea about decentralized financial systems, most cryptos are now looking for ways to enter the mainstream. However, for that to happen,…
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August 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Tumbles 6% on Economic Growth Uncertainty

Bitcoin (BTC) had an outstanding run during the first half of the year as it climbed to new highs at the end of each month, but the month of July…
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August 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SEC Files Lawsuit Against Veritaseum (VERI) Founder

The SEC has filed an emergency lawsuit against Veritaseum (VERI) and its founder Reginald Middleton with the New York Eastern District Court. The action aims to prevent Mr. Middleton from…
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August 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SEC to Decide Later on Three Bitcoin ETF Proposals

Ever since Bitcoin had that incredible rally back in 2017, there has been a lot of talk among big-ticket investors to find a way to bring the cryptocurrency into the…
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August 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

China to Release Its Own Cryptocurrency Soon: Future Consequences

Cryptocurrency may have been completely unknown for most people around half a decade ago, and most of the banks in the world did not even take it seriously. However, things…
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August 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Underperforms Against Bitcoin: What Next for Altcoins?

As everyone knows, the price of Bitcoin has a profound effect on the entire crypto market, and as the price of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency rose steadily over the first half…
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August 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#300 Erik Voorhees: ShapeShift – There’s a New Fox in Town

We’re joined by Erik Voorhees, Founder & CEO of Shapeshift. who talks about the learning curves over the past 5 years and the launch of ShapeShift’s brand new V2 platform,…
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August 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Criminals Take in $4.3 Billion in 2019, CipherTrace Reports

Cryptocurrency criminals have taken in an estimated $4.3 billion USD in 2019, according to CipherTrace. CipherTrace, a cryptosecurity company based in Silicon Valley, has released its Q2 2019 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money…
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August 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase UK Drops Support for Zcash: Why? We Don’t Know!

It has yet to be disclosed as to why, but the UK arm of Coinbase is dropping support for Zcash (ZEC) cryptocurrency. The move has, understandably, rattled Zcash investors. Coinbase…
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August 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Will a Higher Bitcoin Dominance Index Affect BTC Price?

Bitcoin (BTC) had an excellent run in the first half of 2019 and looked like it could regain the highs that it had reached back in 2017. However, the month…
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August 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Progress is Solid: Charlie Lee Disputes Fears

The month of August was a hugely vital one for Litecoin as the cryptocurrency finally had its much anticipated and highly controversial halving event. By way of that move, the…
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August 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TRON (TRX) Launches the Sun Network V1.0 Sidechain Scaling Solution

TRON (TRX) has announced the release of the Sun Network V1.0, which is a sidechain scaling solution officially being introduced by the TRON Foundation. Sun Network V1.0 to Offer Unlimited…
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August 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Hash Rate Hits 80 Quintillion for the First Time

Bitcoin (BTC) surpassed another milestone on Thursday, August 8, as the world’s leading cryptocurrency’s hash rate hit 80 quintillion for the first time. This news comes during a good week for…
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August 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Chipmixer Used to Launder BTC from Recent Binance Hack

On May 8, major crypto exchange Binance was the victim of its second major hacking. On this occasion, the thief/thieves made off with 7,000 Bitcoin, which valued at approximately $40…
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August 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Congressman Ted Budd Brings Back the Crypto Tax Bill

North Carolina Congressman Ted Budd has introduced a tax bill in the United States House of Representatives seeking to refine cryptocurrencies’ treatment by the Internal Revenue Services. The bill will…
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August 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tezos (XTZ) Gains 200% YTD As Buyers Get Excited

Tezos (XTZ) is making solid gains this year amid continuous buying activities on multiple developments. Key Developments For as long as the crypto sphere has existed, Bitcoin has been synonymous…
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August 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Ethereum (ETH) No Longer a Crypto Trader Favorite?

The cryptocurrency market has been in existence for long enough to now result in the reversal of a status quos that has been in place for years and something of…
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August 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Breaks $12,000 Amid Global Recession Concerns

Bitcoin price broke $12,000 USD for the second time in three days on Wednesday as the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency develops a reputation among investors as a safe-haven currency amid concerns…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Amazon is Building an Advertising Blockchain: Here’s What We Know!

According to CoinTelegraph, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is on the hunt for a software development engineer to develop an Amazon advertising blockchain. The world’s largest online retailer posted a job offer on LinkedIn…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

ECB Boosts Crypto Surveillance to Monitor the Market Closely

There is no doubt that cryptocurrencies have come a long way over the past few years and are now legitimately regarded as an important corner of the global financial market.…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TRON (TRX) to Release Version 1.0 of the Sun Network on August 10

According to TRON (TRX) founder Justin Sun, the company is planning to launch Version 1.0 of the Sun Network on August 10. The founder took to Twitter to make the…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Libra Faces Another Setback From Global Regulators

Ever since Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announced that it was going to come up with its own cryptocurrency last month, the company has faced a whole range of backlash from regulatory bodies not…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BlockFi Raises Over $18 Million USD in Funding Round

US cryptocurrency lending startup BlockFi has raised $18.3 million USD in a funding round led by Valar Ventures, the company announced on Tuesday. BlockFi is the first company of its…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Dominance at 70%: BTC Surges Amid Economic Uncertainty

Bitcoin has always dominated the cryptocurrency market. But for the first time since December 2017—when Bitcoin was valued at $20k per coin—Bitcoin dominance is nearing 70%. It’s a significant indicator…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MasterCard to Build Crypto and Wallet Products: Team Members Wanted

MasterCard Inc. (NYSE:MA) is planning to venture into the cryptocurrency space with a focus on creating a crypto team of 28 cryptocurrency professionals that will spearhead the development of cryptocurrency…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Gains Momentum Post Halving, Jumps 7%

Litecoin (LTC) has been one of the more popular altcoins in the crypto space for some years now, and during that time, it managed to become one of the biggest…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Bulls are Back: Why 2019’s Rally is Different Than 2017

July might have been a forgettable month for Bitcoin after six months of steady gains this year, but the cryptocurrency has made a remarkable comeback in August so far. Bitcoin…
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August 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#299 Igor Barinov: Enabling Scaling Through Trust in Public Notaries

We're joined by Igor Barinov, the tech lead of the POA network. The POA Network achieves a reduction in transaction costs by many orders of magnitude by having a set…
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August 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Distributed Governance: Beyond Token-Based Voting

By briefly reviewing some key history of governance in distributed systems, summarizing the major criticisms of token-based voting, and critically commenting, this article will help readers better understand and assess…
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August 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

AZTEC Protocol

This report summarizes key AZTEC project details so to better enable readers to understand its impacts for Ethereum. The post AZTEC Protocol appeared first on Smith + Crown.
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August 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Enterprise Blockchain: Understanding the Landscape

This report helps readers navigate the burgeoning enterprise blockchain landscape, offering insight into enterprises’ distinct motivations, needs, and challenges. Key developments among leading projects are concisely summarized and project groupings…
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August 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

There is hidden tax guidance between the lines of recent IRS educational letters to cryptocurrency users.

On July 26, the IRS announced it was sending “educational” letters to more than 10,000 taxpayers that the agency suspects “failed to report income and pay the resulting tax from…
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August 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Democratizing the Platform Economy: The Quiet Revolution Through Blockchain

Blockchain – a bursting bubble or disruptive transformation? The Internet has created digital marketplaces that efficiently bring supply and demand together. The success of tech giants such as Google, Apple,…
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August 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Grayscale Investments to Make Biggest Transfer in Crypto History

According to Forbes, Bitcoin and cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments is about to make the biggest transfer in cryptocurrency history. The asset manager is planning on moving billions of dollars…
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August 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Derivative Platform FTX Introduces Alternative to Short Alts

CoinDesk reports that new crypto derivatives platform FTX has launched one of the most abstract and strangely-named futures index fund in the cryptocurrency market. The index, dubbed Shitcoin Index Perpetual…
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August 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tezos (XTZ) Outperforms Altcoins: Soars Over 40% This Week

The month has got off to a fairly promising start for a crypto sphere with Bitcoin managing to gallop past the $10,000 mark and many other tokens gaining significantly in…
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August 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Recovers 15% in 3 Days: What’s Driving BTC?

After forging new heights this year throughout the first six months of this year, Bitcoin went through incredibly tough times throughout the month of July. In July, the price fluctuated…
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August 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

China Appears to Soften Its Stance Regarding Cryptocurrency

In an unexpected move, a major Chinese state bank has posted what appears to be a positive infographic on its website detailing the history of Bitcoin and some basic cryptocurrency…
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August 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Supply Now has 85% in Circulation: Will “Scarcity” Kick In?

As of today, August 1, Bitcoin has 85% of its supply in circulation. This means there are only 3.15 million new coins left to be mined for the next 120 years.…
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August 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Canaan Files for IPO in US Worth $200 Million

As per a report, Canaan Creative, the major Bitcoin miner manufacturer, is supposed to have confidentially filed for an IPO in the US. As Bitcoin has grown into one of…
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August 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin Halving: What You Should Know Before the Big Event

Litecoin has grown impressively over the past couple of years and despite the slump in the crypto markets last year, it has managed to hold onto its position among the…
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August 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Falls 30% from Highs: Analysts are Still Bullish

Regardless of a 30% price correction on Bitcoin, analysts are still bullish on the coin. On Saturday, BTC dropped 8%, and cynics believe that the rally towards a record all-time…
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July 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LedgerX Launches Physically-Settled Bitcoin Futures Contracts

According to CoinDesk, LedgerX has launched the first physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts in the US. The news comes at a time when Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt and TD Ameritrade’s ErisX have…
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July 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tezos Soars 30% After Coinbase Pro Announces XTG Listing

Despite the current troubles in the crypto space this month, new tokens are still being listed on some of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges. As everyone knows, Coinbase is the…
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July 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Commences High-Speed Crypto Exchange The PIT

When it comes to big markets in which buyers and sellers trade throughout the day, the existence of large exchanges offering ample liquidity is necessary. Over the course of the…
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July 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Kraken Implements New Funding Options for 5 Fiat Currencies

The US-based crypto exchange Kraken is rolling out new funding options for five major fiat currencies. In order to do so, the exchange has partnered with Etana Custody. Let’s check…
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July 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Warns Libra Currency May Not Hit the Market

The month of July has been one of turmoil and chaos in the crypto sphere, and one of the big reasons behind such a state of affairs was the announcement…
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July 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tether (USDT) to Begin Running on BlockStream’s Liquid Sidechain

In the past, Tether (USDT) has been operating on Bitcoin’s Omni Layer, but it now seems like the stablecoin is expanding to other blockchain protocols. According to an announcement made…
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July 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Struggles to Hold the Rally: Analysts Turn Bearish

Cryptocurrencies have been struggling over the past few days with increased scrutiny and piling up of bearish signs. Bitcoin, for instance, is nearing a turning point, and according to popular…
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July 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#298 Rune Christensen: Maker DAO — the central bank of web 3.0

We're joined by Rune Christensen, CEO and Co-Founder of MakerDAO to discuss the rise of DAI as the first successful algorithmically backed stable token as well as the challenges ahead.
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July 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price to Reach $55K? Joe Kernen Suggests So!

Once again, Bitcoin price has fallen below $10k per coin. The largest digital asset by market cap has shocked investors in the last few months with rallies that saw the…
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July 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin is Under Pressure Ahead of the Halving: What to Expect

Over the course of the past few years, Litecoin (LTC) has firmly emerged as one of the more popular altcoins in the crypto sphere, but the token is slowly but…
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July 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Technical Price Analysis: Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP)

Last week, Ethereum (ETH) showed some near-term recovery against the US dollar with the ETH/USD pair forming a support base above $200 before showing signs of upside correction. On the…
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July 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: What the Technical Chart Indicates About BTC’s Movement

The month of July has been a very volatile one for Bitcoin investors due to the range of factors that brought the six-month-long bull run from the start of the…
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July 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Rewards: Safeway Partners with Lolli to Give BTC to Customers

Safeway will soon reward customers with up to 3.5% back in Bitcoin on all their purchases. The grocery chain has partnered with Bitcoin rewards shopping app Lolli in a bid to…
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July 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple’s XRP Outperformed in Q2 2019 as the Token Seeks More Transparency

The crypto winter kept cryptocurrency markets in the grip for almost two years until sometime this year, but in this period of grey, one asset stood out. Ripple’s XRP continued…
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July 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Falls 86% Relative to Bitcoin Since the 2017 Build-Up

In 2017, during the cryptocurrency bubble, a number of projects launched tokens for a wide range of payments. It was easy because what was needed to raise millions of dollars…
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July 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Falls to Hold $10K Mark on Political Uncertainty

The month of July has been a month to forget for Bitcoin (BTC) so far as the cryptocurrency has repeatedly struggled to hold on to gains and failed to kick…
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July 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Bull Dan Morehead Predicts BTC to Hit $42K By End of 2019

Bitcoin bulls are indeed out there. Most recently, Pantera Capital founder Dan Morehead, in a discussion with Unchained Podcast, said how he believes Bitcoin could hit $42,000 by the end of…
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July 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ren Outperforms the Broader Crypto Markets, Jumps 140% in 7 Months

The meteoric growth of the price of Bitcoin from $3,693.85 at the beginning of the year to the $13,880 year high reported last month has greatly affected most altcoins. As…
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July 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Sells Over $250 Million in XRP in Q2 2019: What’s Next?

On July 24, Ripple Labs Inc., the company behind XRP, released its Q2 2019 report, which revealed that it had sold over $250 million in XRP in the quarter. The…
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July 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Rises 5% Amidst Technical Rebound Signal

Bitcoin (BTC) may have been on a superb run for much of 2019, but in July, the cryptocurrency has run into trouble as a range of factors contributes towards wild…
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July 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coin Center travel series: Mexico City, Mexico

Cryptocurrency stands at a crossroads in a country where financial services could be improved This is the final installment of Coin Center's multi-part travel series examining how cryptocurrency is used around…
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July 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Victory Square Adds Three New Advisory Members

Victory Square (VST) builds, acquires and invests in promising startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. The result: rapid scale-up and monetization, with a solid…
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July 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Victory Square Adds Three New Advisory Members

Victory Square (VST) builds, acquires and invests in promising startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. The result: rapid scale-up and monetization, with a solid…
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July 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Survey Shows Major Distrust Abounds for Facebook’s Libra

A new Bitcoin survey asking US citizens about Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) new Libra stablecoin has yielded some surprising results. When compared to leading cryptocurrencies, only 2% felt they would trust Libra more than…
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July 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tether (USDT) Surpasses Bitcoin for Exchange Activity

Tether (USDT) popularity has hit an all-time high in the cryptocurrency sector. The stablecoin is now the most traded virtual currency, accounting for 32% of trading activities in crypto exchanges.…
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July 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dapper Labs Announces Cheeze Wizards Hackathon in Lead up to The First Official Tournament

Dapper Labs, creators of the massively popular Ethereum game, Cryptokitties have announced a hackathon for their latest creation, inviting developers to build on top of the game for the chance…
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July 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Extends Sell-Off as Facebook’s Libra Uncertainty Lingers

After having a rollicking rally during the first half of the year, Bitcoin (BTC) has had a forgettable time in the month of July, and the reasons behind the troubles…
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July 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TRON (TRX) Drops After Meeting Between Warren Buffett & Justin Sun Fails

TRON (TRX) has enormous potential, but in the last 24 hours, things have been rough, and the altcoin dropped by over 22%. The drastic drop is a result of the…
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July 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#297 Ameen Soleimani: Moloch DAO – A Simple Yet Unforgiving DAO to Fund Ethereum Development

We’re joined by Ameen Soleimani, Co-founder and CEO of SpankChan. Recently, Ameen headed a project called Moloch DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization with the goal to fund Ethereum 2.0 development.
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July 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Mining Legalized in Iran by the Economic Commission

After several weeks of speculation, the Economic Commission of Iran has finally approved cryptocurrency mining as an industry in the country. On July 22 the Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines…
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July 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Monero (XMR) Still Vulnerable Despite Receiving Support from Nick Szabo

Like most digital coins, Monero (XMR) is equally vulnerable despite its bullish trading pattern against the US dollar. With privacy becoming more important each day, Monero is already well-positioned in…
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July 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Falls Below $10K Again: Traders are Undecided

Bitcoin (BTC) has had a tough time for almost the entirety of the month of July after having gone through a highly impressive bull run during the first half of…
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July 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Futures Platform Bakkt Begins Testing Today

It’s been a long road for Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt. The platform—developed by NYSE parent company Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE)—has faced a myriad of launch delays due to regulatory approval. It’s…
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July 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Will the Crypto Markets Perform in Coming Years?

The crypto markets roared back to life at the beginning of 2019 after having a poor year previously, but many concerns remain despite the impressive show in the first half…
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July 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) Gains After Bank of America Includes Ripple Ledger

Ripple (XRP) has turned bullish as the number of banks leveraging its decentralized network for cross border payments continues to rise. Reports that Bank of America has filed a patent…
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July 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) is Back in Momentum: Is $12K on the Way?

Bitcoin has retaken the $10,000 psychological level after coming under bearish pressure in recent weeks. The spike comes hot on the heels of growing optimism that Facebook’s Libra will make…
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July 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MARKETHIVE: One Company That is Bucking the Trends

Centralized Social Media platforms, like Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn to name a few, have been paramount and prevalent in our lives for nearly 2 decades, so many people are unaware…
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July 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitMEX: US Regulator Launches Investigation into Client Trades

The month of July has not been a particularly good one for cryptocurrencies, and if recent reports regarding BitMEX are to be believed, then the upcoming weekend might not be…
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July 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Eyes Fresh Gains Above $100: All Eyes on Halving Event

Litecoin (LTC) is leading a recovery even as the broader cryptocurrency sector turned bearish in recent trading sessions. A spike past the $100 mark has come on huge trading volume, affirming renewed…
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July 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Surges As 20,000 ETH Order Triggers Buying Spree

Ethereum (ETH) has recovered after plunging below the $200 level on surging bearish pressure early in the week. A rebound past the $220 mark comes amidst reports of a buy…
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July 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Recovers Quickly on Technical Bounce: What Comes Next

Bitcoin may have had a superb year up until June, but the month of July, and especially the past week, has proven to be troublesome as the price of the…
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July 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Huobi Moves to New ERC-20 Token: Partnership with Stable Universal & Paxos

There are plenty of crypto exchanges in the world, and some of them operate in the stablecoin system. As per the stablecoin system, cryptocurrencies are traded in stablecoin pairs, and…
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July 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Altcoins Recovering: Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP) Lead Crypto Higher

Cryptocurrencies are trying to bounce back after a steep pullback from one-year highs. Bitcoin (BTC) is trying to bounce back after coming under immense pressure after rallying to highs of…
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July 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Victory Square Provides Corporate Update on the Strong Performance of Select Portfolio Companies

Victory Square (VST) builds, acquires and invests in promising startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. The result: rapid scale-up and monetization, with a solid…
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July 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Victory Square Provides Corporate Update on the Strong Performance of Select Portfolio Companies

Victory Square (VST) builds, acquires and invests in promising startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. The result: rapid scale-up and monetization, with a solid…
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July 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Experiences Second Largest 24-Hour Drop of 2019

Bitcoin price has suffered its second-largest drop in a 24-hour period in 2019. Currently, the price is approximately $9,632 USD per coin, but across the day, its movement has been constant.…
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July 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

DASH Losing Ground as Short Term Momentum Turns Bearish

Dash (DASH) is down by more than 40% over the past month, on the broader cryptocurrency sector turning bearish.  Similarly, Bitcoin (BTC) has also come under pressure in recent trading…
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July 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Corrects 35% From 52-Week High, What’s Next?

2019 has been an excellent year for cryptocurrencies, with most tokens having gained considerably from their lows of 2018. However, the month of July has not been kind at all…
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July 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Slumps 27% This Month: Here are Two Key Reasons

One of the biggest stories of the year has been the roaring comeback made by Bitcoin after it went through a disappointing year in 2018. Throughout the first half of…
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July 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#296 Jerry Brito: The Case for Electronic Cash in an Open and Free Society

We’re joined by Jerry Brito, Executive Director of Coin Center. In 2014, he founded Coin Center, a leading research and advocacy center focussing on cryptocurrencies.
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July 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trump Attacks Bitcoin: Is the Digital Coin Immune to His Influence?

When President Donald Trump attacks Bitcoin, what do you expect happens? The coin’s price falls, right? Maybe not so. Last week, Trump attacked Bitcoin on Twitter, and that same day,…
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July 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Huobi Tokens: Huobi Group Buys Back 14 Million HT Tokens

Huobi has withdrawn 14 million Huobi Tokens (HT) from the open market. The move is part of the cryptocurrency exchange’s plan that seeks to stabilize the altcoin price as well…
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July 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Performs Better than Broader Crypto Markets on Technical Support

One of the most interesting cryptocurrencies to have emerged over the past few years has been Ripple (XRP), and it has managed to hold onto its position as the third…
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July 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Could Rebound if Facebook’s Libra Hearing Goes Well

2019 has been an excellent year for Bitcoin (BTC) after the poor year in 2018 had instigated many to write off the cryptocurrency, and by extension, the crypto space altogether.…
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July 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain and Social Media: A Match Made in Heaven?

Social media platforms of the new future will be very different from what we have today, that is if the current trends are to sustain. Social networking is not an…
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July 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

John McAfee Reiterates His $1 Million by 2020 BTC Price Prediction

In a rather haughty Tweet posted earlier today, American crypto enthusiast John McAfee wrote that he was “laughing his f—— ass off” at the concern over Bitcoin’s falling price this…
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July 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tether (USDT) Accidentally Creates $5 Billion in Crypto

Stable coins, which are backed by fiat currency, have become an integral part of the crypto ecosystem over the past couple of years, and in that regard, Tether (USDT) is…
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July 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Shows Severe Selling Pressure Amid Bearish Sentiments

The cryptocurrency market is on a downward trend after Bitcoin failed to establish support at the $11,000 level, plunging instead to around 10% to the $10,000 region. Ethereum has equally…
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July 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Tumbles Below $10K Mark as Crypto Market Turns Bearish

The crypto market had an excellent first half of the year with an impressively strong run, led by Bitcoin (BTC) and some altcoins. However, the month of July has brought…
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July 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitpoint Hacked for $32 Million, Another Example of Crypto’s Volatility

A Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange called Bitpoint has suspended operations after it lost $32 million to a hacking last night. The company that runs the exchange, Remixpoint, discovered that ¥3.5 billion…
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July 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) Slips Below $0.34 Mark as Selling Intensifies

Ripple (XRP) has been very volatile since the beginning of this week. After showing positive price movement on Monday, Ripple has been correcting since Tuesday and has slumped 20% since…
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July 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Stellar (XLM) Outperforms After the Fall Earlier This Week

Stellar (XLM) is outperforming the broader crypto market on the technical rebound. The world of cryptocurrencies can often prove to be a bit of wild ride sometimes, and it is…
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July 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Takes a Hit: Trump Targets the Crypto Market

The cryptocurrency space may have been having a great time this year so far as Bitcoin started on one of its strongest bull runs since 2017 and other crypto tokens…
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July 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitTorrent Token (BTT) to Power Expedited File Sharing on TRON Network

BitTorrent Token (BTT) has taken a significant hit in recent weeks after hitting peak levels in May. While a crash to new lows against Bitcoin (BTC) is a point of…
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July 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Tumble on Massive Crypto Sell-Off

As the broader crypto markets are witnessing a big correction, two popular cryptocurrencies Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) are among the top losers. Litecoin Cracks This has been an excellent…
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July 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Finds the Hurdle Again, Plunges 12% Quickly

Bitcoin (BTC) has been in the middle of a rollicking bull run for 2019 so far, and the virtual currency has managed to touch levels that would not have been…
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July 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TRON’s CEO Debunks Association with Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme Scam

While responding to an allegation that Tronfoundation and BitTorrent are involved in a billion-dollar Ponzi-scheme scam that defrauded thousands of investors in China, Justin Sun, TRON’s CEO, says both companies…
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July 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto News Today: Poloniex Now Accepts Cards, Will Gemini Join Libra?

The cryptocurrency sphere is bustling today. Crypto news regarding Poloniex is causing a stir. The exchange will now accepts credit cards and bank accounts. Elsewhere, prominent crypto-advocates the Winklevoss twins,…
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July 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook’s Digital Coin Libra Faces Extreme Criticism

Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency to be launched as a payment service provider, requires close examination. According to a senior official at Britain’s financial watchdog, this new coin project requires deep scrutiny…
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July 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Supply Market to Grow to $9 Billion: Allied Markey Research

Blockchain supply is poised to become a multi-billion dollar market. A study by market research firm Allied Markey Research indicates the size of the market could reach highs of $9…
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July 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Altcoins Join the Bitcoin Rally: Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple

Bitcoin (BTC) has been on an astonishing run this year that has almost mirrored the astonishing rally back in 2017 when the cryptocurrency touched almost $20,000 per token. However, earlier…
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July 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BrewDog Extends Its Crypto Investment Opportunity “Equity for Punks”

The Scottish craft beer company BrewDog has announced it will be extending its groundbreaking cryptocurrency investment program “Equity for Punks” until April next year. The program, which was originally intended…
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July 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

GBTC Makes Massive Move Thanks to Crypto Bull Market

The GBTC (Grayscale Bitcoin Trust) has made a massive move this year with a gain of 250% and outperformed all other assets classes. Over the past few years, Bitcoin has…
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July 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

China’s Cryptocurrency: A Response to Facebook’s Libra Coin?

In response to Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, China’s central bank is reportedly developing its own cryptocurrency. According to the South China Morning Post, Libra poses a threat to the country’s…
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July 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Does Bitcoin Breakout Signal More Rallies to Come Later this Year?

When Bitcoin (BTC) went through a disappointing year in 2018, following the astonishing bull run at the end of 2017, many experts all over the world had written off the…
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July 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Receives Boost with ECB Change in Leadership

There is good news for the blockchain industry, especially Ripple (XRP), following the leadership change at ECB. Mario Draghi is leaving as the head of ECB, and he is being…
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July 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#295 Robert Leshner: Compound – An Automated Money Market for Ethereum Tokens

In this episode, we caught up with Robert Leshner, founder of the Compound protocol. Compound is one of the first examples of a well-functioning lending market built using smart contracts,…
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July 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Monero (XMR) Jumps 6% On New Exchange Listing Hopes

Back in 2017 when the crypto sphere was in the middle of one of the biggest bull runs ever seen, Monero (XMR) had emerged as one of the more interesting…
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July 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: Short Sellers Surprised as Bitcoin Surges Another 4.5%

Those who betted that Bitcoin’s bull run was over were hit with a surprise today. According to Reddit, over $44 million USD was lost on BitMEX due to short sellers…
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July 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Chainlink (LINK) Continues to Get Attention, What Next?

During the course of the incredible crypto bull run that has been experienced this year so far, many coins have managed to make a mark for themselves, but one of…
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July 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Futures Already Gaining Significant Support in the Industry

Ethereum (ETH) is the second largest virtual currency in terms of market cap, and for quite some time investors have been expecting Ethereum futures that seem to, at last, be…
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July 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Stablecoin Market is Showing Signs of Solid Growth

The cryptocurrency market has possibly been one of the most innovative things to have emerged over the past decade or so, and during the course of that period, it has…
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July 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dogecoin Surges 37% on Binance Listing, Major Moves for Altcoins

Dogecoin is surging today, up 37% in earlier trade, on the news that Binance—the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange—has listed it. Dogecoin is one of the most popular digital currencies out…
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July 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls Back Again As Facebook’s Libra Faces Huge Setback

Bitcoin (BTC) has been on a tearing run for much of 2019 after making a remarkable turnaround from its low of last year. However, the past few days have not…
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July 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Outperforms Bitcoin Ahead of Blockchain Halving

Litecoin (LTC) continues to outperform other cryptocurrencies ahead of the much-awaited halving of its blockchain. Over the last seven days, the altcoin has averaged 5% in returns compared to just…
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July 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TRON (TRX): Is it the Right Time to Buy Ahead of Key Catalysts?

Over the past year or so, TRON (TRX) has grown into one of the most promising cryptocurrencies in the world, and experts believe that it has not yet reached its…
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July 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Announces Notable Investment in XRP Projects

Ripple’s XRP is the world’s third-biggest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, and over the past few years, the company has been engaged in extensive deal-making in order to make…
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July 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) to Gain More Strength Above $12k Mark

Bitcoin (BTC) is eyeing fresh gains after a 30% correction from one-year highs. The crypto elicited some selling pressure after a spike to the $13,800 level. A pullback from its…
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July 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#294 Rob Dawson: PegaSys – Enterprise-Grade Ethereum Protocol Engineering

We're joined by Rob Dawson, Head of Product at PegaSys. PegaSys is the protocol engineering spoke of ConsenSys, and the team building Pantheon, a Java implementation of the Ethereum client.
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July 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

A Look at Blockchain’s Pivotal Role in Securing Mobile Networks

Over the years, blockchain has received a lot of coverage, although the concept of blockchain is often quite misunderstood. From a more technical perspective, blockchain is nothing more than a…
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July 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

ChainLink (LINK) is the Top Crypto Performer: Jumps 950% Since May

The crypto bull run for the majority of 2019 has been one of the biggest news pieces of the year so far, and while Bitcoin went on a run that…
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July 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Firm AmaZix is Tackling Crypto Scams on Telegram: Here’s How

When something becomes popular, illegal activity tends to follow. The cryptocurrency market knows this all too well, which is why AmaZix this week opened up its “moderation bot” so crypto…
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July 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Recovers As Momentum Returns on Strong Technical

After the poor year that it had in 2018, many had written off Bitcoin (BTC) for good, but this year the cryptocurrency has come back with a bang and went…
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July 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

FCA’s Ban on Crypto Financial Instruments Affects UK Retailers

Earlier today, the UK’s market regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), announced a proposal that would ban financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrencies. The regulator has warned that such instruments…
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July 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Struggles to Hold $300 Mark: What Next?

Ethereum (ETH) is the second biggest cryptocurrency in the world in terms of market cap, and during the course of the Bitcoin rally, it has had its ups and down…
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July 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

When will China Legalize Bitcoin Again? The Impacts on the Market

In September 2017, China conducted a nationwide blanket ban on cryptocurrencies, exchanges, and ICOs. This had a global impact. After all, before the crackdown, the country of the red dragon…
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July 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

IBM Shipping Blockchain Grows with Two More Carriers on Board

Announced today, IBM’s shipping blockchain, TradeLens, has signed up two more major shipping carriers. The tech giant owns the platform with container giant Maersk. IBM Shipping Blockchain Now, the company has…
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July 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This UK Financial Regulator Has a Problem with Facebook’s Libra Coin

Most individuals in the crypto space have been following the journey of the Libra coin, Facebook’s recently unveiled cryptocurrency. From month-long rumors to the company unveiling it last month to…
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July 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Corrects 30% & Falls Below $10K: Analysts Remain Bullish

Bitcoin price has pulled lower, a move that has been attributed to traders taking profits after a meteoric rise in recent weeks. A spike to one-year highs of $14,000 had…
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June 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance in Discussions with Facebook Over Libra Coin

According to CoinTelegraph, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, Binance, is in “official” talks with Facebook regarding the latter’s new Libra coin. The exchange’s strategy officer, Gin Chao, told…
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June 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Koinex Exchange Shuts Down Trading Services in India

Koinex is the latest cryptocurrency exchange to fall prey to India’s ban on virtual currencies. Months after delisting several cryptocurrencies, the exchange has shut down its trading services. The exchange…
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June 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bull Bitcoin CEO Pouliot: SegWit Activation Process Showed Value of Running a Node

During the opening panel of this year’s Understanding Bitcoin conference in Malta, some prominent members of the Bitcoin community reflected on the block size limit controversy and the eventual activation…
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June 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitrue Hacked: Another Crypto Exchange is Breached with 4.2M Stolen

According to reports, Singapore-based crypto exchange Bitrue has been hacked. The culprits have made off with approximately $4.2 million in user assets. What’s going on? Here’s what we know so…
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June 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Continues to Shine: Hits $13K Mark

Bitcoin (BTC) is showing no signs of slowing down after an impressive start to the year. After a 250% plus rally, the flagship cryptocurrency has hit the $13,000 level, capping…
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June 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SonicX: Decentralized Platform and Payment Solutions

SonicX, a unique blockchain platform that provides trust, top-notch security and efficiency has developed an exceptional payment gateway that facilitates not only peer-to-peer transactions but also a tokenized system for…
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June 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

JPM Coin: JP Morgan’s Crypto is Ready for Trials with Corporate Clients

JP Morgan is putting final touches on its much-awaited cryptocurrency JPM Coin. Bloomberg Japan reports that the financial institution is to start trials on the coin with corporate clients, as…
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June 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK and Datable Incorporate Streambucks into Strategic Commercial Relationship

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B)(OTC:LLNKF), a leader in digital logistics and payment solutions, is pleased to provide an update on a…
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June 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK and Datable Incorporate Streambucks into Strategic Commercial Relationship

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B)(OTC:LLNKF), a leader in digital logistics and payment solutions, is pleased to provide an update on a…
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June 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#293 Stephen Palley: The Regulatory Landscape for Cryptocurrencies and the SEC’s Case Against Kik

Lawyer Stephen Palley joined us to discuss the SEC case against Kik, the evolving US regulatory landscape for cryptocurrencies and the recent announcement of the Libra cryptocurrency.
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June 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Walmart China Launches Blockchain Platform to Aid with Food Safety Scandals

As with cryptocurrencies, several companies are moving into the blockchain space. The latest, however, is Walmart China, which is the Chinese branch of the US supermarket chain. Here’s what we…
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June 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Eyes Further Gains as Liquidity Increases

Ethereum (ETH) resurgence continues to gather pace after a rollercoaster 2018. The second largest cryptocurrency by trading volume has crossed the $300 barrier, after moving up by more than 300%…
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June 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Mining Equipment Demand is Exceeding Supply

As the world’s largest crypto by market cap hurtles past 11k, the demand for new Bitcoin mining equipment is exceeding supply. Now, manufacturers are feeling the pressure to produce enough machines…
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June 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Forget the Banks: Digital Wallet and Virtual ATM Technologies Tap an Enormous Underbanked and Underserved Market

After more than 50 years of dominating retail banking, ATMs might finally be on their way out—and a new force of disruption pushing its way in. The global rise in…
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June 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Island Malta to Put All Rental Contracts on the Blockchain

Malta has welcomed cryptocurrency with open arms for the last two years—so much so, that several major crypto-related operations have set up shop there. In a bid to become the…
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June 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Wasting No Time Developing Recently Announced Libra Coin

Last week, the world received highly anticipated news. After the story circulated through the media ranks for months, Facebook finally confirmed it. Yes, the social media giant has moved into…
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June 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Crosses the $11K Mark For the First Time Since March 2018

Since the beginning of 2019, Bitcoin price has been on the rise, gaining over 170%. On Monday, BTC price surged past the $11,000 mark, a new high since March 5,…
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June 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Enters Into Strategic Alliance with SPARE to Bring the Virtual ATM Network to uBUCK Customers in the US

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B)(OTC:LLNKF), a key player in logistics platforms and payment solutions, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned…
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June 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Enters Into Strategic Alliance with SPARE to Bring the Virtual ATM Network to uBUCK Customers in the US

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B)(OTC:LLNKF), a key player in logistics platforms and payment solutions, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned…
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June 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Lending and Borrowing Platform Celsius Network Acquires BSave

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, has acquired BSave for an undisclosed amount, the company said earlier this week. BSave is a platform that provides earning interest income…
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June 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Growth of Cryptocurrency Investments in Singapore

Cryptocurrency is one of the major topics that analysts and investors have been talking about for the last few years. In the last 5–6 years, the rise of cryptocurrencies has…
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June 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Continues the Bull Run, Nears 5 Digit Mark

Bitcoin price has surged this week to a fresh year-to-date high at the back of Facebook announcing that it is creating its own digital currency and payment network. BTC price…
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June 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Paxful, The White Company Partnership Enables Users To Convert Bitcoins Into Prepaid Debit Cards

Peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplace Paxful has partnered with crypto services provider The White Company to give Paxful customers the ability to cash out bitcoins into prepaid cards in multiple currencies,…
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June 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group

Brand Capital, the strategic investment arm of The Times Group, India’s largest media group, will invest up to US$6.5 million in Indorse, a blockchain-powered professional network. The company will make…
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June 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Breaking Down the Barrier Between Fiat and Crypto

It can be tough to get started with cryptocurrency because, at first glance, it does not seem easy to buy coins and tokens. The big exchanges such as OKex and…
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June 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Regulators Discuss Cryptocurrency Legislation Ahead of G20 Summit

The cryptocurrency regulation debate is expected to be at the center of the upcoming G20 summit where representatives from various countries will evaluate the new legal action course that has…
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June 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Enters the Crypto Space with Libra Coin

On Tuesday, Facebook and its partners unveiled its new cryptocurrency dubbed Libra coin that will transform how its over 2.38 billion users perceive the use of crypto to make purchases.…
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June 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Payment Startup Xfers Teams Up With Zilliqa To Integrate Blockchain, Smart Contracts

Payment company Xfers has partnered with blockchain startup Zilliqa to explore the use of blockchain and smart contracts to bring greater speed, efficiency and transparency to payment solutions for enterprises,…
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June 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#292 Hayden Adams: Uniswap – An Auction-Based Decentralized Exchange for Ethereum

We were joined by Hayden Adams to discuss the decentralized exchange Uniswap. We covered their auction-based model, the economic system of Uniswap and the importance of decentralized exchanges.
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June 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) is the Top Altcoin Performer in 2019: Gains Keep Coming

Cryptocurrencies have bounced back after imploding in early 2019. While all the major digital currencies have bottomed out from one-year lows, Litecoin (LTC) has emerged as a top performer as…
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June 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims

Media company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), insurance firm NTUC Income (Income), and LumenLab, MetLife’s Asia innovation center, have teamed up to pilot a blockchain platform aimed at automating the life…
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June 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Moves Up Again, Hits New High Above $9,300

Over the past few months, Bitcoin (BTC) has been surging and it has hit a new year-to-date high surpassing the $9,000 level for the second time in 2019, a feat…
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June 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go

Dash Core Group, the US-incorporated company leading the development of the peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform and cryptocurrency Dash, has partnered with virtual reality (VR) app Aircoins to allow users to…
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June 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties

Crypt-Oink, Japan’s first blockchain game, is expanding its breedable, collectible and tradable racing pigs to English-language markets with an exclusive collaboration with CryptoKitties, the company said on Thursday. Created by…
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June 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s All You Need To Know About FMEX — FCoin’s Crypto Derivative Trading Platform

Lately, FCoin has been in the news. And for all the right reasons. After celebrating the first year anniversary, and introducing Fractal chain to the public, the community-based exchange has…
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June 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

OPACITY LAUNCHES CRYPTO FILE STORAGE

Opacity focuses on privacy, security, and a familiar user experience. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 5, 2019 — Opacity Storage, a cryptographic file storage company, today announced the release of Opacity…
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June 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Futures Launch Date in July

As Bitcoin (BTC) holds resistance above $8,100 USD, more positive news has arrived to help its case. Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency platform, Bakkt, is to begin testing its first product: physically-delivered…
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June 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Soars 8%, Outperforms the Broader Crypto Market

Ethereum (ETH) and the crypto market have today seen a sudden surge in buying pressure, allowing them to continue with the upward momentum that has been exhibited in the last…
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June 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Legal & General Partners with Amazon to Develop Blockchain System

It was always going to happen. As the blockchain sector evolves, more companies will start merging into it. And this week, that’s precisely what British insurer Legal & General did.…
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June 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ubisoft Developing Blockchain-Based Marketplace to Buy In-Game Items

According to French financial publication Les Échos, software giant Ubisoft is exploring potential blockchain applications in gaming. The move to blockchain is said to give the gaming firm a competitive edge…
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June 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Debit Card to be Available in Six More European Countries

In April, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase launched its Visa Coinbase debit card in the UK. Coinbase has announced that, as of Wednesday, it will be launching the Visa debit card in…
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June 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Visa B2B Connect: Cross Border Enterprise Payments on the Blockchain

Visa announced today that it is entering the $125 trillion money-transferring market and using blockchain technology to do so. Its new product, Visa B2B Connect, is newly launched and allows…
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June 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin Continues Its Robust Performance, Hits New 52-Week High

In the last five months, Litecoin (LTC) has performed exceptionally in the cryptocurrency market and has grown 3.5 times. On Monday, Litecoin’s price grew to its highest level in the…
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June 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#291 Tal Moran: Spacemesh – The Space-Time Consensus Blockchain

We're joined by Tal Mogan, Chief Scientist at Spacemesh. This new consensus protocol is designed to run on home desktop PCs, filling free space on users' hard drives to create…
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June 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Microsoft Adds Blockchain Tools to Power Platform

It helps the cryptocurrency sector when the broader world begins to utilize the digital assets’ underpinning technology. Of course, I’m talking about blockchain technology. Therefore, it’s a great push for…
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June 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Latest in Cryptocurrency Regulations and the G20 Summit

Cryptocurrency regulations seem to be gaining traction across the globe with the latest to call for regulation being the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors. The ministers and governors…
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June 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coin Center submitted comments to Her Majesty’s Treasury defending UK citizens’ right to develop and publish open-source software.

As outlined in its consultation paper, “Transposition of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive”, HM Treasury is currently considering broadening the scope of the UK’s anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism…
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June 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The GateHub Hack: More Than 100 XRP Ledger Wallets Affected

In the crypto space, it’s not uncommon to see a crypto wallet get hacked. It’s unfortunate, of course, but not unusual. And the latest crypto wallet hack came this week.…
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June 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Miners Diversifying from China to the US over Regulatory Concerns

Bitcoin miners in China are increasingly looking for diversification out of the country because of the anticipated crypto mining ban, the Chinese government’s thoughtful position regarding cryptocurrency, and the increasing…
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June 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

India’s Proposed Crypto Bill Puts Crypto Owners in Jail for 10 years

Lawmakers in India have proposed a crypto bill that is considered by many to be ludicrous. The country is clamping down on cryptocurrency with an extreme proposal that would make…
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June 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple to Enhance Transparency in XRP Volume Reporting

According to a Bitwise report, there is foul play in the crypto industry because it is unregulated, which makes exchanges culpable to manipulation as some even inflate their trading volumes.…
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June 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Coin: Platform will Announce Cryptocurrency in June

According to CNBC, Facebook will announce its cryptocurrency later in June. Further, those working on the project will be able to take their salary in its new currency—the Facebook coin.…
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June 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

OkCoin Opens Up Euro Pairs to Traders: Get Em’ While They’re Hot!

It’s a big week for OkCoin, with the crypto exchange launching in the EU. Here’s everything we know about the launch. OKCoin Launches in EU: The Details On Tuesday, June…
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June 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Blockport Bankrupt After STO Fails to Meet Expectations

Amsterdam-based crypto exchange Blockport is facing uncertainty and has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet minimum expectations, ending up in disaster. Blockport Files for Bankruptcy…
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June 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinroom Exchange Shuts Down and Leaves with Customers’ Crypto

According to sources from news outlet money.pl, a Polish cryptocurrency exchange known as Coinroom has shut down abruptly and disappeared with all its customers’ funds in tow. The Polish exchange,…
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June 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Falls Below $8,000 On Panic Selling

Bitcoin (BTC) is pulling lower after doubling in value following a massive surge from 2018 lows. The flagship cryptocurrency remains under immense bearish pressure after a 130% plus rally since…
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June 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Gartner Blockchain Study: 90% of Current Blockchains Obsolete By 2021

According to a study executed by Gartner, 90% of the blockchains in use today will be obsolete or need complete replacing in only a couple of years. The Gartner blockchain…
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June 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#290 Dominic Tarr: Secure Scuttlebutt – The “Localized” but Distributed Social Network

We’re joined by Dominic Tarr, a sailor, and the Founder of Secure Scuttlebutt. This curiously named project has a fascinating approach to creating a truly distributed social network.
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June 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

GlobalCoin: Facebook in Discussions with CFTC but Uncertainties Continue

Some weeks back, Facebook indicated that it was launching a cryptocurrency payment service called Project Libra. The company has had a series of talks with various e-commerce companies as well as…
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June 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitMex Ventures Invests in PDAX, Increasing Activity in the Philippines

According to sources, BitMEX Ventures has invested in a crypto exchange licensed by the central bank of the Philippines. The investment aims to help the Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX) to develop its cryptocurrency…
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May 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Announces Support for EOS: Growing List of Crypto Assets

Coinbase has announced that from today, EOS will be supported by its custodial wallet. Coinbase users can now buy, sell, receive, convert, and store crypto on the platform as well…
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May 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Nobody Spending Bitcoin? Chainalysis New Data Reflects Rally

Bitcoin is closing out the month near $8,500 USD. Surging more than 60% since the beginning of the month, its revival has caused a global stir. However, in the midst…
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May 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

A Closer Look at Satoshi Nakamoto: Facts, Fictions, and Identities

Satoshi Nakamoto is the alias used by a person or group who authored the Bitcoin whitepaper. Satoshi is the creator of the first release of the Bitcoin protocol and blockchain…
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May 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Most Common Misconceptions About Bitcoin: Breaking the Mold

Most people from around the world that hear about Bitcoin are confused. It is completely normal to feel like that. Bitcoin is relatively new. It appeared in 2008 as a…
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May 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Initial Exchange Offering: A Newcomer in the Blockchain Evolution

You’ve heard of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), but have you heard of an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)? If not, don’t worry—today we’re taking a closer look at IEO. What Exactly…
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May 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) Records 5-Month High: Trading Volumes Continue Increasing

When Ripple (XRP) was created, the developers had in mind a platform that could support financial and banking institutions. Almost a decade later, the company has started to see success,…
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May 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Technologies Signs MOU with InstaPay to Offer Freight Factoring to 1SHIFT Logistics Customers

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:BAXS) (FRA: C0B) , a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions, is pleased to…
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May 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Technologies Signs MOU with InstaPay to Offer Freight Factoring to 1SHIFT Logistics Customers

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:BAXS) (FRA: C0B) , a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions, is pleased to…
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May 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Green Growth Brands’ Share Buyback Has Shareholders Excited

27.3 Million Share Buyback Expected to Add Significant Value to Shareholders Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE:GGB) (OTC:GGBXF), a company that has been at the forefront of every major financial publication…
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May 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Acceptance Growing: Microsoft Excel Adds Bitcoin Symbol

It seems that cryptocurrencies are nearer and nearer to mainstream adoption with each day. In the latest crypto development, Microsoft Excel has added a Bitcoin symbol to the spreadsheet for…
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May 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Even if Facebook Launches GlobalCoin, It’s Going to Struggle: This is Why

While not official, it looks like we’re going to see Facebook’s GlobalCoin sometime soon. And yet, if this rollout does happen, new research has indicated that the Facebook cryptocurrency will struggle…
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May 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price, Will the Bull Run Continue? What’s Next For the Digital Coin?

In recent weeks, the cryptocurrency market has been a hive of activity. This is largely in part to Bitcoin price’s resurgence of late. And what a resurgence. The world’s largest…
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May 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Predictions, Calacanis Goes Against Grain With BTC Price Decline

Bitcoin predictions run riot in the cryptocurrency sphere, never more so than when Bitcoin goes on a bullrun. Considering the original cryptocurrency has grown over 65% this month, it’s safe…
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May 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price (BTC) Hits New One Year High, On the Verge Of Big Breakout

Since Monday, bitcoin price has leaped 13.5% to hit new levels at around $9000 for the first since May last year in what is seen as a bullish sign. At…
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May 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#289 Dan Robinson: Rainbow Network – Off-Chain Synthetics Exchange or “Multicolored Lightning”

We’re joined by Dan Robinson, a research partner at Paradigm, and the author the “Rainbow Network” paper. The paper describes an off-chain decentralized synthetics exchange which leverages payment channels.
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May 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why the uBUCK Pay App Offers So Much More Than Any Other Digital Wallet

The digital wallet industry has grown exponentially in recent years, reaching $100 billion USD in 2017. Analysts expect growth to continue, reaching a whopping $250 billion by 2024, propelled by attractive…
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May 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

China’s Cryptocurrency Rankings Crown EOS, As Entire Market In Green

EOS still maintains the top spot in China’s cryptocurrency rankings list. The superpower updated its list last week, proving that EOS is still the favorite. Bitcoin has climbed up three…
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May 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Payments: AT&T Customers Can Now Pay their Bill in Bitcoin

Mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency is slowly growing with the latest development being from AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) which has indicated that from today they will be accepting bitcoin payments as an…
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May 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Facebook Launching its GlobalCoin Cryptocurrency Next Year? BBC Says Yes

There’s been a lot of information circulating that Facebook is moving into the crypto market. And while some of this information is outright false, other bits are true — at…
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May 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Movement Toward a Cashless Economy Set to Take a Big Leap Forward With Introduction of uBuck Pay!

LiteLink Technologies Inc. (CSE:LLT) (OTC:LLNKF) Has Created Quite Possibly the Fastest, Most Secure & Most Cost-Effective Digital Payment Platform EVER! As the use of digital wallets and electronic payment methods…
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May 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Celebrity Endorsements Pushing Hemp-derived product Market ‘Higher & Higher’

Discover Why StillCanna (CSE:STIL) (OTC:SCNNF) Could Be The Biggest Suppliers in the Hemp-derived Product Market From Kim Kardashian actually hosting a hemp product themed baby shower to Dr. Oz and…
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May 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Human Rights Foundation has published a guide for activists and journalists to use Bitcoin privately.

In the second installment of their multi-part series meant to help those who may need to transact privately in the course of their sensitive work, security expert Eric Wall details…
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May 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Selected by Deloitte as Blockchain Delivery Group

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions is pleased to announce that it…
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May 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Selected by Deloitte as Blockchain Delivery Group

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions is pleased to announce that it…
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May 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ampleforth: Deep Dive Report

Announcing the sixth Deep Dive Report from Smith + Crown. In-depth information and analysis on significant crypto projects and their associated assets, continuing with Ampleforth. The post Ampleforth: Deep Dive…
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May 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Europol Seizes Bestmixer.io Over Money Laundering Allegations

Europol indicated that on Wednesday the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service had seized Bestmixer.io which is a bitcoin transaction mixer. A statement from Europol referred to the action as…
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May 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Abyss Platform Partners With Epic Games – Blockchain Gaming

Epic Games—the developer behind the global success Fortnite—is partnering with blockchain game distribution platform, The Abyss. The company made the announcement earlier today. Epic Games and The Abyss Blockchain The…
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May 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Montreal Security Firm, Solutions Risque, Expands into the Crypto Market

Montreal, Quebec, Canada–(May 23, 2019) – Solutions Risque Investigations & Security Services, a security and investigation firm headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has been offering executive protection services since 2017…
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May 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Non-custodial cryptocurrency mixer developers are not subject to U.S. regulation.

A recent seizure of a custodial cryptocurrency mixer by EU authorities has prompted some people to ask us what this means for popular privacy software like CoinJoin or Wasabi Wallet,…
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May 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Will Maintain Upward Momentum: Analysts

Following Bitcoin’s rally in recent weeks, there has been a tremendous upward momentum for major cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum that have gained significantly from their yearly lows to the current…
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May 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Is On The Rise According To Brian Kelly On Fast Money

Bitcoin enthusiast and crypto fund manager Brian Kelly has told CNBC that Bitcoin price could rise further in the coming months. His prediction isn’t unfounded; there is an impending supply…
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May 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#288 Jill Carlson: Open Money Initiative – Free Access to Finance as a Human Right

We’re joined by Jill Carlson. Recently, she co-founded the Open Money Initiative, a research organization which looks into how people use money in closed economies. Their initial focus is on…
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May 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SEC Delays VanEck Bitcoin ETF Application Until August

The United States Securities Exchange Commission has postponed its decision regarding VanEck Bitcoin ETF proposal for 90 days moving the deadline to August 19th, 2019. VanEck Bitcoin ETF  The SEC…
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May 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin SV jumps 80% As Wright Files “Proof” That He’s Nakamoto

The top ten cryptocurrencies are all in green boasting moderate gains. For example, Ethereum is up 2% and Bitcoin Cash up 4.38%. Leading coin by market value, Bitcoin, is 1.75%…
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May 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Photos from the 2019 Coin Center Annual Dinner now available.

Thank you to everyone who came out for our most successful fundraising gala yet. It was a pleasure to host some of the best and brightest from the cryptocurrency world…
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May 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The IRS has told Congress that it will issue new cryptocurrency tax guidance soon.

In a new letter, the IRS Commissioner said he has “made it a priority” to issue additional guidance on crypto taxation. Last week, Commissioner Charles Rettig responded to an April…
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May 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Plunges Hardly a Day After Hitting Over $8,000

After trading above $8,000 less than a day, Bitcoin (BTC) price plunged on May 17 and it was trading at around $7,200 which is a 10% drop within a day.…
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May 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Surges Over 20% After Months Of Underperformance

The past few weeks have been disheartening for Ripple (XRP) investors who have been watching as  Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to surge as XRP continues to experience a spell…
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May 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

AURA Blockchain To Be Unveiled & Opera Adds TRON (TRX) Support

According to reports, the AURA blockchain—which was first mentioned in March—is ready for unveiling. AURA is a blockchain-powered platform that allows customers to verify the authenticity of luxury goods. The team…
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May 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#287 Aya Miyaguchi: The Role and Challenges of the Ethereum Foundation

Ethereum Foundation Executive Director Aya Miyaguchi joined us to discuss the role of the Ethereum Foundation, their grant program, governance approach and criticisms of the Ethereum Foundation.
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May 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

eBay Debunks Rumours: E-Retailing Site Will NOT Accept Crypto as Payment

Earlier this week, there were rumors that eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) is going to start accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment. While the e-retailing giant did not confirm these rumours at…
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May 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork | Segwit Recovery & Schnorr Signatures

A Bitcoin Cash hard fork was implemented earlier today as of block 58268. Although the network-split initially met with a hiccup, the upgrade has now successfully completed. Bitcoin Cash Hard…
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May 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Jumps Again, Now Above $8K Mark

Back in 2017, Bitcoin was the biggest news story of the year after it went on a jaw-dropping bull run and reached a price of $20,000 per coin. However, from…
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May 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

HTC’s Blockchain Phone Exodus | Adds In-Wallet Crypto Swaps

According to CoinTelegraph, HTC’s blockchain phone, Exodus 1, now allows users to trade cryptocurrency directly from the phone’s native crypto wallet. The Taiwanese technology giant made the announcement early on…
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May 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Technologies Announces Closed Beta Launch for Streambucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payments, is very excited to announce that its…
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May 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Technologies Announces Closed Beta Launch for Streambucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payments, is very excited to announce that its…
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May 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

FCoinJP: Building A Revolutionary Digital Asset Trading Platform With Users As The Owners! [Interview]

As a popular digital asset and cryptocurrency trading platform, FCoinJP is all set to make the community the real owners of the platform. As the first-of-its-kind platform in this space,…
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May 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Ebay Gearing Up To Support Bitcoin? Mainstream Adoption On the Way!

Are we on the verge of mainstream adoption for digital currencies? The list of companies accepting payment in Bitcoin is steadily growing and now one of the biggest e-commerce sites…
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May 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Signs LOI With Datable to Integrate Loyalty Program Into uBUCK Pay and Flexible Cash Card Into Datable’s Rewards Offerings

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF)(OTC:LLNKF), a leader in digital logistics and payment solutions, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary uBUCK Techn...
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May 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Signs LOI With Datable to Integrate Loyalty Program Into uBUCK Pay and Flexible Cash Card Into Datable’s Rewards Offerings

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF)(OTC:LLNKF), a leader in digital logistics and payment solutions, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary uBUCK Techn...
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May 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Coin: Catalyst for Crypto Growth, Says Spencer Bogart

With the introduction of the Facebook Coin, the cryptocurrency world is facing a revolution. Spencer Bogart of Blockchain Capital, in an interview with Bloomberg, shed some light on the media…
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May 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership With U.S. Prepaid Platform PreWay

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF) is excited to announce that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary uBUCK Technologies SEZC (“uBUCK”), it has entered…
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May 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership With U.S. Prepaid Platform PreWay

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF) is excited to announce that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary uBUCK Technologies SEZC (“uBUCK”), it has entered…
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May 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership With U.S. Prepaid Platform PreWay

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF) is excited to announce that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary uBUCK Technologies SEZC (“uBUCK”), it has entered…
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May 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Lightning Network: Deep Dive Report

Announcing the fifth Deep Dive Report from Smith + Crown. In-depth information and analysis on significant crypto projects and their associated assets, continuing with the Lightning Network. The post The…
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May 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Crypto Ad Ban: Platform Loosens Restriction on Crypto Ads

According to CNBC, Facebook said on Wednesday that it will loosen its ban on cryptocurrency advertising on its platform. The result will allow businesses related to crypto and blockchain to…
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May 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price to Hit $7,200 After Demonstrating Bullish Signs?

Yesterday crypto markets dropped following reports that leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance had been hacked. However, the impact of the developments is minimal, and Bitcoin price managed to hold steady at…
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May 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Technologies Announces Closed Beta Launch for uBUCK Pay

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT) (OTC:LLNKF), a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payments, is very excited to announce that its…
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May 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Joseph Stiglitz Thinks We Should Ban Cryptocurrencies

Most people know who Joesph Stiglitz is. Some know him as the 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; others know him as a vocal cryptocurrency bear.…
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May 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Hack: Hackers Make Off With $40 Million in BTC

According to Bloomberg, major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suffered another hack. This time the hackers withdrew 7,000 Bitcoin, which values approximately $40 million USD. This is the second major breach…
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May 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#286 Mark Miller: Agoric and the Decades-Long Quest for Secure Smart Contracts

We were joined by Mark S. Miller, Chief Scientist at Agoric. We covered his visionary Agoric papers and the convergence of his conception of smart contracts as secure bilateral agreements…
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May 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Price Jumps 8%: CTFC Approving Futures Trading Soon?

Ethereum is now firmly established as the cryptocurrency with the second biggest market cap after Bitcoin, and more good news could be on the way for the coin if recent…
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May 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Pepsi Blockchain Trial a Success: Company Plans to Conduct More Soon

On Monday, May 6, media agency Mindshare said a Pepsi blockchain trial has been carried out and that it brought a 28% boost in supply chain efficiency. At the time of…
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May 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity Investments will Trade Bitcoin in a Few Weeks!

According to Bloomberg, Fidelity Investments is on the verge of buying and selling Bitcoin (BTC). Earlier this year, the firm began a custody service to store Bitcoin, but now it…
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May 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Plans to Sell $1 Billion Worth of LEO Tokens

Bitfinex has revealed plans of selling its asset LEO, which is estimated to be worth $1 billion. Although this might be seen as a bland move, leading analysts have nonetheless…
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May 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

NYPD Warns of New Bitcoin Scam: “Don’t Take a Chance, Just Hang Up”

When something becomes mainstream, we have to expect that some people will abuse it in some shape or form. In the case of cryptocurrency, we have seen several crypto scams…
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May 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fundstrat Prediction: Bitcoin will Rally to New Heights Next Year

Another Fundstrat prediction has emerged. This time there’s no messing about; the firm predicts that Bitcoin will hit $20,000 USD next year. You can bet investors are sitting up. Fundstrat…
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May 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Partners with E-Commerce Companies to Support Crypto Payment

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Facebook is in talks with various e-commerce companies and financial firms to support its crypto payment that is under development. So far Facebook…
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May 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LSE Interested in Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers? CEO Hints Yes

On May 2, CNBC published an interview with Nikhil Rathi, the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, a 300-year old trading venue. In the interview, Rathi gave hints that the…
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May 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Theft Could Hit $1.2 Billion in 2019, Says Cipher Trace

Crypto theft has greatly reduced this year compared to last year as regulators continue to enhance their scrutiny and the enforcement of anti-money laundering controls. Crypto Theft Could Hit $1…
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May 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Tether Issue Continues: CoinFlip and Tron Postpone Plans

Last week, news about the Bitfinex and Tether issue surfaced when The New York Attorney General’s office said it received a court order against iFinex, the company behind Bitfinex and…
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May 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

CoinMarketCap Data Accountability and Transparency Alliance

Cryptocurrency-price tracker CoinMarketCap has issued a post urging exchanges to provide mandatory data by June, or else they will be removed from its calculations. The crypto-data source celebrates its 6th birthday…
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May 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Amazon Web Services Introduces Managed Blockchain to Everyone

Amazon has made it into the blockchain industry, and on April 30, the company announced that its subsidiary Amazon Web Services was launching its Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB). Hyperleger Fabric…
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April 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Another Fan Token: WestHam Soccer Club Signs with Socios.com

Back in September, Juventus Soccer Club launched its own ‘fan token’. Now, the partner behind that token, Socios.com, is buddying up with West Ham United. The Socios.com Fan Token Socios.com…
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April 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: Analysts Indicate BTC Could Drop to $4,000

Most analysts and investors viewed the recent reaction of Bitcoin price to the Bitfinex/Tether controversy as an indication of improving fundamental strength. According to one analyst, it may be too…
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April 30, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#285 Mike Pieciak: NASAA – A “To The Moon” Approach to Regulating Crypto

We're joined by Mike Pieciak, President of the North American Securities Administrators Association. In 2018, “Operation Cryptosweep” investigated over 200 ICOs for potential investor fraud.
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April 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Generation Suspension: Why the SEC Took Action

On Monday, April 29, the SEC said it’s suspending trading of shares in Bitcoin Generation. While a relatively unknown crypto exchange, news of the suspension has traveled far and wide.…
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April 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Adoption: Russia Testing and Finland Regulating

The crypto world has continued to grow each passing day, and the industry is closer to global crypto adoption judging from the events and developments of the last week of…
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April 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s What We Know About the Bitfinex and Tether Issue

On Thursday, April 25, reports surfaced that The New York Attorney General’s office is looking into Bitfinex. Specifically, NYAG Letitia James said she had received a court order against iFinex…
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April 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Reports Major Growth in XRP Sales in First Quarter

American financial technology firm Ripple, which is responsible for the development of the cryptocurrency XRP, has declared its fiscal first-quarter results. The company, which was founded in 2012, is the…
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April 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Grin & MimbleWimble: Deep Dive Report

Announcing the next Deep Dive from Smith + Crown. In-depth information and analysis on significant crypto projects and their associated assets, continuing with Grin & MimbleWimble. The post Grin &…
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April 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Nike to Launch Crypto Called Cryptokicks? Trademark Application Hints Yes

The crypto community has known for a while that Facebook might be issuing its own cryptocurrency. And now, it appears the online behemoth might have a little competition. Reports have…
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April 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Samsung Blockchain? Tech Giant Developing Blockchain Network

South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly developing its own blockchain network. It’s expected the venture will lead to a Samsung token in the near future. Samsung Blockchain According to…
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April 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is TD Ameritrade Working to Enter the Crypto Industry?

TD Ameritrade is a financial services company and provides a trading platform through which users can trade stocks, mutual funds, investments, and much more. TD Ameritrade has reportedly around 11…
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April 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

John McAfee Says He Will Reveal Who Satoshi Nakamoto Is

According to a Bloomberg report, notorious crypto enthusiast and antivirus software maker, John McAfee, claims to have spoken with Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Further, he says he will reveal this…
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April 24, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Surges to a New 2019 High: $5,600 and Climbing

The crypto market has been surging this week and Bitcoin price continues to pull up, breaking through resistance to establish a new 2019 high. Its market capitalization is increasing, reaching…
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April 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance DEX Now Live! Create Your Wallet and Expect Trading Soon

On Tuesday, April 23, Binance announced that its much-awaited decentralized exchange is now live. Here’s what we know so far about the Binance DEX. Binance DEX Now Live Today, Binance, a…
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April 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Golden Cross: Market Rallying on First Golden Cross Since 2015

The cryptomarket is rallying today from the emergence of a Bitcoin golden cross. Now, the majority of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap are in the green according to…
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April 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

IIN Blockchain Expanding: How JPMorgan Wants to Improve Banking

American investment and commercial banking giant JPMorgan Chase is looking forward to expanding the use of its leading blockchain technology, IIN (Interbank Information Network), to make payments in the banking…
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April 23, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#284 Griff Green: Giveth – Creating the New Economic Model of Giving

We're joined by Griff Green, one of the founders at Giveth. The organization, which emerged out of the ashes of the DAO, aims to create a better model for charitable…
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April 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Startup Launches XRPayments App: Available on iOS and Android

It’s no secret Ripple has been looking for more mainstream adoption. And, based on XRPL Labs’ recent announcement, it appears XRP is on its way to achieving just that. News…
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April 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Moon Payment Means You Can Shop on Amazon Using Bitcoin!

If you want to buy things on Amazon using Bitcoin, you now can. All you need is the Bitcoin lightning network and crypto payment processing startup Moon. In time, the service…
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April 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Bear Market Wanes: Going through Accumulation

In recent weeks various industry observers have indicated that the cryptocurrency market is experiencing a bullish run.  The notion has received more support with a fresh report implying that the…
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April 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Crypto Services Expand to 11 New Countries: Why it’s Important

On April 17th, word went around that Coinbase crypto services will be expanding to 11 new countries. And the information is true. According to the crypto exchange, Coinbase will expand…
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April 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SIRIN Labs Loses One Quarter of Its Staff to Poor Finney Sales

According to media site Globes, the team behind blockchain smartphone Finney has laid off a quarter of its workforce. Sirin Labs has let go of 15 team members after overestimating sales…
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April 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Rakuten Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange for Customers

Rakuten has begun accepting applications for accounts for its anticipated cryptocurrency exchange called “Rakuten Wallet.” The company announced that pre-registration is available for customers with Rakuten Bank, but further details…
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April 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Proof of Capital: A New Blockchain Venture Fund Worth $50 Million

A new blockchain-focused venture capital fund called Proof of Capital has been established by a group of investors. The aim of the $50 million USD fund is to encourage further…
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April 17, 2019 in Syndicated Content

India’s Unocoin Left with 14 Employees, Struggling to Stay Afloat

Unocoin, a leading crypto exchange in India, is struggling to stay afloat. Why? Because India has promulgated a law banning cryptocurrency-related trading in the country. So why is Unocoin sticking around?…
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April 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

France’s Crypto Regulations: Finance Minister Wants Whole EU Adoption

This week, some are focusing on the recent fire that broke out in Notre-Dame cathedral, while others are looking at Bruno Le Maire, the French Finance Minister. According to Le…
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April 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SBI Delists Bitcoin Cash: Keeps Support for Bitcoin SV

In a potentially rebellious move, major Japanese financial services company, SBI Holdings, announced it is delisting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) from its digital currency exchange. Let’s check this out. SBI Delists…
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April 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

FBCoin: Facebook Set to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Coin

In 2018, and early this year, Bitcoin experienced a bearish market that riled the interest of several parties and social media companies such as Facebook. As a result, Facebook has…
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April 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#283 Yaniv Tal: The Graph – A Marketplace for Web3 Data Indexes Based on GraphQL

We're joined by Yaniv Tal, Project Lead at The Graph. The project aims to create a scalable marketplace for high-availability blockchain data indexes.
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April 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin SV Delisted from Binance Amid Craig Wright Controversy

One of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, Binance, has delisted Bitcoin SV (BSV), it announced earlier today. The move comes after a week of controversy surrounding the cryptocurrency’s…
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April 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Remains Stable: Crypto Market Capitalization Hits New High

Over the last month, the cryptocurrency market was on a hot streak, rising about 38% as investors piled into crypto assets such as Bitcoin and other popular alternatives like Litecoin,…
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April 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

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April 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Executive Leaves: 3 Major Departures in 6 Months

According to reports, Coinbase executive Dan Romero is stepping away from his role as vice president of international business. His departure will bring the number of executives to leave the…
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April 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Harvard University Purchases Blockstack’s Crypto Tokens

In the news making headlines in the cryptocurrency industry, Harvard University Endowment has made an investment in the crypto token sale of Blockstack. Blockstack Offering 95.83 million Crypto Tokens A…
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April 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bakkt Hires PayPal and Google Veteran as Chief Product Officer

Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has a new chief product officer. Announced via Medium earlier today, the exchange has added Mike Blandina to its team. Bakkt Hires New CPO In previous…
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April 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Card: Now You Can Spend Your Crypto Instantly

The Coinbase card is looking to make cryptocurrencies easier to pay with. Over a long time, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple’s XRP have been criticized…
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April 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Congress just sent a letter to the IRS about “urgent need for guidance” on crypto taxes.

Today, 21 members of Congress, led by Rep. Tom Emmer, sent a letter asking the agency to issue needed guidance on the tax consequences and basic reporting requirements for taxpayers…
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April 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

U Network: Building The Ultimate Decentralized Content Ecosystem [Interview]

With the several solid blockchain projects set to change the landscape for content producers, U Network stands out for a couple of reasons. In this interview, we got in touch…
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April 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price is in the Green but EOS is Today’s Real Winner

The cryptocurrency top ten are in the green! Well, eight of them are at least. According to CoinMarketCap, the total cryptocurrency market cap today is $182,807,737,820. As usual, when Bitcoin price…
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April 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Cryptocurrency Traders Benefit from Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is a critical infrastructure for the existence of cryptocurrency and arguably one of the reasons why cryptocurrencies exist. The two are different, but they are essentially part of…
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April 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#282 Simon de la Rouviere: Bonding Curves, Curation Markets, Token Curated Registries, and Art

We're joined by Simon de la Rouviere, an independent researcher and blogger. In recent months, Simon's research has focused on Token Curated Registries (or TCRs), and the economics of curation…
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April 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

China’s NDRC Wants to Ban Crypto Mining: Another Clamp Down

According to Reuters, China’s state planner wants to ban Bitcoin mining. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has updated a draft list of industrial activities that it is looking…
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April 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Chinese Investors Jump on Bitcoin’s Bull Trend but at a Higher Price

Cryptocurrency investment is on the rise right now, especially due to the recent Bitcoin uptick. BTC’s recent climb attracted Chinese investors, but they’re paying a premium price because they have…
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April 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Congressional report on cryptocurrency cites multiple Coin Center resources.

Last week, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), which serves as nonpartisan shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress and operates solely at the behest of and under the…
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April 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

We held a briefing in Congress on open cryptocurrency tax questions.

Last week we released a report, A Duty to Answer: Six Basic Questions and Recommendations for the IRS on Crypto Taxes, which examines the state of crypto tax policy in…
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April 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Technology

This memo on blockchain technology provides a technical overview of the most popular blockchain platforms by exploring their core components and examining how they interact so to enable a fully…
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April 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Witnesses Better Returns than Equities This year

Good days may be ahead for cryptocurrencies. The sentiment of digital assets is improving slowly after witnessing a bear trend in 2018. The total cryptocurrency market cap has increased considerably…
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April 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Jobs Rank in LinkedIn’s Top 50 US Employers List 2019

Cryptocurrency is taking over the financial world, and crypto exchanges are taking over the jobs world. Because on LinkedIn’s Top 50 US employers list for 2019, Coinbase has ranked higher…
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April 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: BTC’s Sudden Spike Leaves All Puzzled

The cryptocurrency market has again undergone strict scrutiny after analysts and market players were shocked by the sudden jump in Bitcoin price two days back on Tuesday. The shocking spike…
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April 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Blacklist: Belgium Updates List of Crypto Fraud Websites

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has updated its crypto blacklist. According to an official statement made today, the government body has added seven crypto trading platforms to it. Crypto Blacklist…
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April 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain and Its Impact on Communications and Beyond

When people see blockchain, the first thing they probably think of is cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin. No doubt blockchain has been thrust into the limelight by the unprecedented popularity of Bitcoin…
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April 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The SEC Guidelines are HERE! Release of Crypto Token Guidance

It’s been nearly six months in the making and now the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally published its regulatory guidelines for token issuers. Though many questions remain…
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April 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: BTC Extends Rally On Strong Momentum, Now What?

Bitcoin price is going up again on Wednesday, extending Tuesday’s monster rally of over 15%. Early Tuesday morning, BTC ballooned to about $5,080, breaking its long-term resistance level of $4,200.…
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April 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#281 Ethan Buchman & Sunny Aggarwal: Cosmos – Launching the Internet of Blockchains

We're joined by Ethan Buchman and Sunny Aggarwal of Cosmos. With its recent mainnet launch, we discuss how the network is running and address potential issues relating to governance and…
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April 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

PayPal Makes Blockchain Investment in Cambridge Blockchain

It’s a bullish day in the cryptosphere. Paypal makes a blockchain investment and Bitcoin jumps above $5,079 USD. Bitcoin Jump: April Fool’s Joke? Bitcoin gained 21% in early trade and…
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April 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Jumps 20% on Technical Breakout: More Coins Follow

It has been a while since we last saw a major Bitcoin price increase, but Tuesday seems to be a big day for crypto traders as BTC jumped over 20%…
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April 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: Crypto Market Top Ten Green – BTC, BNB, XLM

Where Bitcoin (BTC) goes, the rest of the crypto market tends to follow. And with the top ten in green, it stands to reason that Bitcoin price is also faring…
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April 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Social Media Companies Join the Crypto World: Facebook and VKontakte

The cult of cryptocurrencies is rising with each passing day. But to understand the reason behind this, it is quintessential to know what exactly is cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies…
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March 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

What Does the Bitmain IPO Abolition Mean for Cryptocurrency Industry?

Bitmain Technologies has abandoned its IPO enthusiasm after the company’s Hong Kong stock market proposal listing expired earlier this week, sparking debate on the future of the entire cryptocurrency market.…
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March 29, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptoeconomic Design

This article introduces key concepts in cryptoeconomic design, which will be expanded upon in an upcoming series distilling insights garnered from S+C's practice designing incentive systems. The post Cryptoeconomic Design…
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March 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Places XRP, EOS, BTC, and BNB on Top

Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings released its March 2019 “Weiss Cryptocurrency Outlook” report, with Ripple (XRP), EOS, Bitcoin (BTC), and Binance Coin (BNB) receiving the top four spots on the list of 122…
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March 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Wuabit Service Means Users Can Send Crypto through WhatsApp

According to Medium, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will be able to be sent through the WhatsApp messaging service. A new crypto wallet service developed by Wuabit will mean the sending…
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March 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#280 Jackson Palmer: Dogecoin – wow! so meme. such community. very charity. much story.

We're joined by Jackson Palmer, co-creator of Dogecoin. Though he has left the project, Jackson shares the story of how he created the most popular meme cryptocurrency as a joke.
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March 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LVMH Blockchain: Louis Vuitton on the Blockchain?

Blockchain technology has many uses. Mostly synonymous with the financial sector and for crypto trading, it might surprise some to learn that the fashion industry has found a clever use…
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March 25, 2019 in Syndicated Content

OKEx Blockchain: The OKChain will Test-Launch in June

Malta-based crypto exchange OKEx has announced plans for its own decentralized exchange or DEX on its own blockchain. The company made the announcement on Friday detailing the OKEx blockchain. OKEx Blockchain:…
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March 22, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Chicago Mayor Believes Crypto Adoption is “Inevitable”

Cryptocurrency received an endorsement from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel when he stated that wide-scale crypto adoption is “inevitable” at a FinTech meeting in his city earlier this week. The chief of staff…
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March 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptofinancial Valuation Series Part 2: The Quantity Theory of Money

This article is the second in a series that seeks to provide readers with the resources necessary to evaluate a number of prominent cryptofinancial valuation techniques. The post Cryptofinancial Valuation…
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March 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Square is Hiring: You Can Be Paid in Bitcoin if You Want

Twitter and Square founder Jack Dorsey has always been bullish in his Bitcoin views. So it’s no surprise that his payments startup Square is now offering new employees the chance…
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March 21, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 21, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 21, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets continued their upward momentum with the total crypto market…
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March 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Security Token Overview Series: Part 2

This article provides a broad overview of the range of developments comprising the core of the security token infrastructure space, discussing the security token issuance protocols, overall trading ecosystem, trade…
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March 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Polymath Partners with SeriesOne for Security Token Issuance

Security token platform, Polymath, has reportedly partnered with digital securities fundraising platform, seriesOne, to give customers “end-to-end” solution for security token issuance. Polymath and SeriesOne Partnership The news was first…
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March 20, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 20, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 20, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets continue to trade in very tight range with the…
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March 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#279 Brian Hoffman & Washington Sanchez: OpenBazaar – Growing a Permissionless Marketplace

We're joined by Brian Hoffman and Washington Sanchez of OpenBazaar. The project has grown to become a mature decentralized marketplace where people come together to buy and sell products and…
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March 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trading with Crypto Exchanges and Crypto CFDs: Which is Better?

CFD could be a very foreign word for a crypto trader, but for traditional market traders, it is one of the most useful assets to trade with on different markets.…
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March 19, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 19, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 19, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets traded in a tight range of USD 139-140 billion,…
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March 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How to Become a Bitcoin Trader: A Beginner’s Guide

There are several ways to make money in the cryptocurrency market, and you have probably read about some of them. We have covered a few techniques on this platform too.…
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March 18, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 18, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 18, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  After consolidating around USD 135 billion market cap, over the last fortnight,…
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March 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

IBM Hints at Entering the Stablecoin Arena: But When?

Jesse Lund, head of blockchain solutions at IBM, has just hinted that the tech company has plans to explore stablecoins in an interview with Cheddar yesterday. Lund did not disclose when…
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March 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

RAID Project: Bittrex Cancels RAID IEO Hours Before Launch

Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has reportedly canceled an IEO (initial exchange offering) hours before its launch. The RAID project was expected to make $6 million USD by selling its XRD token to customers on…
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March 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 15, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – March 15, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good Friday morning!  The cryptocurrency markets are holding steady with an upward bias. The…
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March 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Thai Stock Exchange to Launch Cryptocurrency Platform Next Year

The Thai Stock Exchange (SET) is planning on rolling out a cryptocurrency platform sometime in 2020. According to SET’s official press release yesterday, the country is “ready for digital transformation.”…
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March 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: Today’s Market Leaders and Deceivers – BTC, BCH, ETH

Checking in with CoinMarketCap, it is clear to see that the majority of the crypto market is in the green. Though the gains are small, 80% of the top 10…
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March 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 14, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 14, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets reported mixed performances today with majority of the top 20 cryptocurrencies…
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March 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Jack Dorsey, Bitcoin Evangelist, Speaks About Square in Recent Podcast

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has earned himself the title of ‘Bitcoin Evangelist’—such is his advocation for digital assets. His support of Bitcoin has been consistent and unwavering. Dorsey, as a successful…
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March 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Upgrades: Wallet App and OTC Desk Get Improvements

Coinbase has released two large announcements regarding features on some of its platforms in the last 24 hours. The San Fransico-based cryptocurrency exchange made a large upgrade to its Coinbase…
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March 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MPWR’s QuadrigaCX Talk: Amy Said It Best, How the Hell Did We Get Here?

Vancouver, BC. March 13th 2019 – – Amy Castor, Forbes blockchain and crypto contributor, took the stage Monday afternoon at the MPWR Crypto Mining Summit 2019 to break down the…
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March 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MPWR Crypto Summit Confirms Millennials Will be Enhancing The Digital Space

Vancouver, BC. March 13th 2019 – – The topic of misinformed crypto practice and where the future of cryptocurrency is heading was a common theme during Monday’s MPWR Crypto Mining…
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March 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 13, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 13, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets are in the green today with majority of the top 100…
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March 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto News: SEC Rules ETH NOT Security; Binance Adds XRP

The cryptocurrency market is making a comeback this week, after closing out last week in the red. Crypto news was pretty slow last week, but it has picked up a…
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March 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#278 Daniel Lehnberg & Michael Cordner: Grin – Cypherpunk Mimblewimble

We join Michael Cordner and Daniel Lehnberg, two of the core developers of the Grin blockchain. Grin is the cypherpunk instantiation of the Mimblewimble protocol which uses highly secure cryptography.
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March 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Amy Castor, Crypto Expert, Talks QuadrigaCX at MPWR Summit

The MPWR crypto mining summit 2019 is already in full swing. Held at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, the summit aims to bring blockchain enthusiasts together. With a host of…
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March 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 12, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 12, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets were under pressure, with most of the top 100 cryptocurrencies trading…
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March 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SIX Stock Exchange Adds XRP to Latest ETP Project

The largest stock exchange in Switzerland, the SIX stock exchange, is planning on launching an XRP crypto exchange-traded product (ETP). Amun AG was the first crypto startup to launch ETPs…
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March 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Emaar Community Token: Owners of Burj Khalifa Plan ICO

At nearly 3,000 ft tall, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. Soon, it may also be the first with its own cryptocurrency. Emaar Group, the real…
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March 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 11, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 11, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets are trading sideways with majority of the top 100 cryptocurrencies reporting…
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March 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

3 Stablecoins Everyone Should Know: The Complete Guide to Stablecoins

You may be familiar with the term stablecoin. But because it is a relatively new type of cryptocurrency, you may not be familiar with what it is. So what is…
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March 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto News: OKEx Lists TRON and IBM Adds Two Blockchain Patents

In today’s edition of crypto news, we’ll cover OKEX’s latest addition to its customer-to-customer platform and IBM’s new blockchain patents. Crypto news has been a bit slow this week, in…
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March 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

OneCoin Leader Arrested in New York: Fraudulent Crypto Project

US prosecutors have arrested one leader of the OneCoin project for stealing billions from investors through the alleged pyramid scheme. Ruja Ignatova and Konstantin Ignatov have been indicted by the…
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March 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 08, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning March 08, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good Friday morning!  The crypto markets reported mixed performance with most of the top 100…
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March 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity Digital Assets: Taking Its Time Evaluating Ethereum Support

Earlier in the year, Fidelity Investments launched its arm dedicated to cryptocurrencies. Called Fidelity Digital Assets (FDAS), the branch trades in and takes custody of digital assets. Now, according to…
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March 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

uBUCK Makes its Debut at Hybrid Summit 2019

uBUCK Advisor Jon Malach lights up the stage at Hybrid Summit 2019. Hong Kong Blockchain Week is underway and on March 7th, Hybrid Summit 2019 made its debut at HKBW.…
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March 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

JPM Coin Fails to Impress Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse… Again

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has spoken out about JPM coin once again. This time, he gave the major US bank some praise for its new venture. Garlinghouse participated in a…
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March 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto News: Huobi Adds XRP and IBM Releases X-Force Red

Crypto news has been fairly slow this week, minus a few major announcements. Huobi Global just announced support for XRP. Another piece of news that should excite investors is IBM…
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March 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ankr Network & DigitalOcean Announces Strategic Partnership

Ankr Network remains unstoppable. After listing on major exchanges, the distributed computing network has now partnered with DigitalOcean to benefit the end users. Through this strategic partnership, users can expect…
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March 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

DigitalOcean 1-Click Installation Helps You Install NKN Full Mode In Minutes

The  Summary As a popular cloud infrastructure provider, DigitalOcean today launches preconfigured 1-click apps and tools to simplify life. Among the many 1-click installation apps available, NKN is the first…
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March 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ankr Network Gets Listed on Major Exchanges Like BitMax, Bittrex, And Bilaxy

The  Summary Making remarkable progress in development, Ankr Network is now finally listed on major exchanges today. The ANKR token, with a total supply of 10 billion, will be used facilitate…
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March 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Kraken Futures Trading Nears $1 Billion in First Month

Crypto is nowhere close to being dead. Kraken’s newly acquired Crypto Facilities has seen around $1 billion traded in crypto futures already in February, according to an article released today…
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March 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#277 Amaury Séchet: Bitcoin Cash – Part 2

Amaury Séchet is the lead developer of Bitcoin ABC and one of the masterminds behind Bitcoin Cash, a fork of Bitcoin focused on on-chain scalability through enabling increased block sizes.
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March 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Verified Network: A Platform For Digital Payment, Investment, And Financing on Blockchain [Interview]

Perhaps imagine being able to raise capital without a middleman? Or imagine investing in any asset without a middleman? Blockchain makes it possible. In fact, Verified Network uses blockchain to…
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March 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The “Lost” QuadrigaCX Cryptocurrency Might Be on Exchanges After All

There has been quite the turn of events with the “lost” QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency case recently. The digital tokens may have just been found! The cryptocurrency exchange’s founder, Gerald Cotton, died in…
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March 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Renewable Energy: Can Blockchain Change this Market?

According to experts from tech consultancy, Booz Allen Hamilton, the renewable energy markets across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) can be made more secure and cost-efficient using the blockchain. Blockchain and…
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March 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Solve.Care & Lyft Partnership Helps You Schedule Rides To Hospitals, Pharmacies, And Doctors

The  Summary Considered a historic day in the blockchain industry, today the healthcare startup Solve.care partners with Lyft (a ride-sharing giant). Now patients can request rides through the Care.wallet and…
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March 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

KuCoin Gets An Upgrade: Platform 2.0 Brings New API, Order Types, Lower Trading Fees

KuCoin, a popular cryptocurrency exchange, has been upgraded to Platform 2.0. This new platform introduces web API, new order types, attractive low trading fees among many other features. The post…
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March 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Assembly Bill 953: New Legislation Combines Weed and Stablecoins

Lawmakers in California have introduced a new bill geared towards cannabis companies. Assembly Bill 953 was introduced on February 21st. This new piece of legislation would allow cannabis-related businesses to pay…
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March 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TRON VibraVid: John McAfee Gets Behind TRON’s Upcoming Platform

The cryptocurrency world is noticing TRON. The blockchain network is developing a host of new legitimate platforms on its protocol. Now, notorious crypto enthusiast, John McAfee, loves one of the…
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March 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Technologies Opens Digital Payments Division in Tech City and hires James Youn as President

VANCOUVER, B.C., March 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a key player Logistics & Payment Systems with Artificial Intelligence is opening their flagship digital payments division…
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March 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LiteLink Technologies Opens Digital Payments Division in Tech City and hires James Youn as President

VANCOUVER, B.C., March 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a key player Logistics & Payment Systems with Artificial Intelligence is opening their flagship digital payments division…
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March 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

OptionsGeek Founder, Felix Frey, to Speak at TradersExpo, New York City

NEW YORK CITY, Mar. 1, 2019/   – OptionsGeek is pleased to announce that founder Felix Frey will speak at TradersEXPO New York March 10 – 12, 2019 | New York…
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February 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Coin Rumors Continue to Circulate: What’s the Truth?

There have been Facebook coin rumors for months in the crypto community and today, the New York Times stirred them up again. According to the New York Times report, Facebook is…
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February 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Russia Crypto Adoption: President Putin Orders Crypto Regulations

According to a document published on the Russian President’s official website, Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian Government to adopt cryptocurrency regulations by July 1st this year. The move will…
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February 28, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#276 Amaury Séchet: Bitcoin Cash

Amaury Séchet is the lead developer of Bitcoin ABC and one of the masterminds behind Bitcoin Cash, a fork of Bitcoin focused on on-chain scalability through enabling increased block sizes.
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Apple’s Steve Wozniak Says Bitcoin has “Massive Value Creation”

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has spoken out about Bitcoin in a revelation that many would consider bullish in sentiment. Wozniak, in an interview with Bloomberg, has said of the coin…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Could Consumers Use the JPM Coin One Day? Maybe

JPMorgan Chase held their annual investor day yesterday. The company’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, was involved in a question-and-answer session and answered a few questions about the bank’s latest venture, the…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

5 Bitcoin Billionaires Headline Hurun Rich List: How They Made Their Crypto Fortunes

The Hurun Global Rich List was released this week, featuring five cryptocurrency billionaires.  Hurun also names blockchain the “fastest-growing new industry” in the world, despite an epic bear market wiping…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Will Cohen’s Explosive Testimony Finally Impeach “Conman” President Trump?

Donald Trump’s former attorney and “fixer” will give an explosive testimony before Congress today, calling the president a “racist,” a “conman” and a “cheat.” The damning testimony, obtained in full…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Futures, Bitcoin Diverge as Stock Market Waits for ‘Lying’ Cohen’s Trump Bombshell

Dow futures traded down ahead of the US stock market’s opening bell as three major geopolitical events left Wall Street on edge. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, held steady above $3,800…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

213 Former Chinese Billionaires Are Now…Cue the Violins…Just Millionaires

After a bruising year for the stock market, China has lost 231 billionaires. Although China gained 52 new members of the ten-figure club, it’s still a big net loss, with…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Redditor Claims Theft of $70,000 in Life Savings Due to Critical Coinomi Wallet Bug

According to cryptocurrency investor Warith Al Mawali, he has lost all of his life savings in the tune of $60,000 to $70,000 on Coinomi, a widely utilized crypto wallet on…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Billionaire Oprah Winfrey Loses $50 Million in Weight Watchers Shares after 30% Plunge

Shares of fitness firm WW, which was formerly known as Weight Watchers International, plunged 30% in pre-market hours on Wednesday wiping out nearly $50 million of the stake that Oprah…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Company Triip Launches TriipMiles – The Fastest Growing Token – for 1.2 Billion Travelers

The cryptocurrency has been listed for public sale after a private investment was received. SINGAPORE, FEBRUARY 23, 2019 —  Blockchain company Triip announced today that it has put its TriipMiles…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$8 Billion Asset Manager: US Stock Market Could Hit an All-Time High in 2019

Stocks in the US could be about to hit a new all-time high, according to an $8 billion asset manager who believes getting there won’t come without any trouble, although…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Japanese Megabank Mizuho is Launching its Own Digital Currency in March

Almost a fortnight since JPMorgan unveiled its own cryptocurrency and nearly three years after conducting tests, Japanese financial giant Mizuho Financial Group has announced a launch date for its digital…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Pot Stocks Get High as Fed’s Powell Calls for Banks to Clear the Smoke

Speaking in front of the US Congress today, US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said clarity is needed for US banks dealing with cannabis companies. Marijuana is illegal under Federal…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bahrain Becomes First Arab Nation to Comprehensively Regulate Bitcoin

A couple months ago, CCN reported that Bahrain had completed its draft regulations for cryptocurrencies. The Arab nation has now completed its finalized version of the same, and it hasn’t noted…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Miners are Making Millions for Doing Absolutely Nothing

The latest issue of Diar points out that Bitcoin miners and other crypto miners have made tens of millions of dollars without processing a single transaction. The major proof-of-work blockchains,…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This Crypto Spiked 60% Withinin Minutes of Featuring on HTC’s Blockchain Smartphone

Following a high-profile strategic partnership with HTC, the largest mobile phone manufacturer based in Taiwan, the price of a virtual reality-focused crypto asset Decentraland (MANA) surged by 60 percent. Within…
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February 27, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Even Fed Chair Powell is Freaked out by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Money-Printing Scheme

Even the U.S. Federal Reserve thinks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needs to cool it with all the money-printing schemes. CNBC reports: “An increasingly popular theory espoused by progressives that the government can…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Walmart’s Latest Amazon-Slaying Strategy: Firing Disabled Workers

There’s something off-putting about a multi-billion dollar company like Walmart doing away with jobs primarily filled by people with disabilities. More than two years ago, the world’s largest retailer began replacing…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Samsung Galaxy S10 Supports COSMEE and Other Crypto Projects

It says a lot for cryptocurrency everywhere that one of the biggest phone brands in the world has added support for digital assets in its latest release. Samsung’s new Galaxy S10…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

India: Police Halt Bizarre ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ Crypto Scam

According to local police and the Hindu, a Mumbai resident named Pritam Patil stands accused of scamming 12 people out of around $250,000 in a crypto scam. Patil and a…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Elon Musk Should be Forced Out as CEO of Tesla: Jim Cramer

Billionaire Elon Musk should be removed as Tesla CEO because he had the audacity to criticize the Securities and Exchange Commission. That’s the opinion of CNBC host Jim Cramer, who…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SoFi & Coinbase Team up to Help US Millennials Invest in Bitcoin

In a few months, SoFi Invest users will be able to buy cryptocurrencies through a partnership with Coinbase. Short for Social Finance, SoFi caters to young adults through a variety…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

What Juul’s Landmark Vaping Study Means for Tobacco Regulation

Puffing on Juul pods is just as effective for reducing specific tobacco-related biomarkers as complete abstinence from smoking. That’s the conclusion from landmark study data released Saturday during the U.S.…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trump to Be Accused of Racism, Lies and Criminal Acts by Former Lawyer Michael Cohen

Editor’s Note 14:59 EST: The headline has been amended for clarity. Trump’s former personal lawyer is set to give a bombshell testimony in front of Congress. Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Pro FINALLY Adds Ripple and XRP Gets a Boost

It’s official, Coinbase Pro has officially added Ripple (XRP) to its platform—finally! The US-based cryptocurrency exchange announced the news via its blog and social media platforms yesterday. It seems that…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Jamie Dimon Teases Future Grocery Shopping Runs with JPMorgan’s Cryptocurrency

Wall Street titan and noted bitcoin basher Jamie Dimon said that JPMorgan’s controversial cryptocurrency could one day be used for consumer payments. “JPMorgan Coin could be internal, could be commercial,…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

AidCoin Showcases the First Pilot Donation Entirely on Blockchain, Supported by Kate Moss and Other Celebrities

43% of people believe that the funds they donate to charity will never reach their goal and as a result, even worthy causes are left with insufficient funding. This 43…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Appears to Violate Coinbase Crypto Listing Framework

Coinbase announced the listing of Ripple (XRP) on Coinbase Pro yesterday. The massive-supply token saw a significant price rise on the news. However, as first identified by Diar, Coinbase’s listing…
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February 26, 2019 in Syndicated Content

‘Magically Ridiculous’ Lucky Charms Beer Gets Tepid Social Media Reception

Beer lovers, mark your calendars! Lucky Charms beer will be available for a limited run on March 2 in Norfolk, Virginia. Smartmouth Brewing Co. breathlessly announced the news on social media,…
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