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Neutral After Friday’s SEC Actions, Experts Say ICO Party ‘Is Truly Over’

Friday's charges against Airfox and Paragon Coin may hint at how the SEC will regulate ICOs going forward.

11/16/2018 / 22:45:19

Regulation | News | Legal | US & Canada | SEC | Startups | ICOs | DAO | Airfox | Paragon | Munchee | | Regulation|ICO

Neutral Coinbase-Backed ‘Gods Unchained’ Releases Gameplay Trailer

The makers of the ethereum-based fantasy card game released a new video, giving players a feel for what to expect.

11/15/2018 / 16:23:14

News | Startups | Gaming | Ethereum | games | | ETH

Neutral Crypto Custodian BitGo Adds New Stablecoins in Bid to Woo Institutions

BitGo now supports over 100 assets, including new stablecoin offerings, as it works to offer a wide spectrum of services for institutional investors.

11/15/2018 / 13:59:07

News | Business News | Investors | Security | Startups | BitGo | Stablecoins | Custody Services | | Business

Neutral Don’t Worry Vitalik, Captain Kirk Has Ethereum’s Back

William Shatner defended Vitalik Buterin against ‘literal scammer’ claims on Twitter this week. The USSS Enterprise’s very own James T Kirk appears to have found a deep love of Ethereum. Vitalik Not a Star Wars Fan? It would appear one of the best ways is simply to say that there is a rumor. You can even admit that you started it… if you’re William Shatner. Are we absolutely sure @VitalikButerin isn’t a Star Wars fan? I’ve heardRead MoreBitcoinist.com.

11/10/2018 / 20:00:47

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Neutral Growing Number of Crypto Companies Operating From Belarus

A number of cryptocurrency businesses are now based in the Belarus Hi-Tech Park after the government in Minsk legalized crypto-related activities for its residents. Registering an entity in the special economic zone was supposed to be a straightforward process, but clearer guidelines and detailed regulations are still needed to attract more investors. Also read: Huobi […]Bitcoin News.

11/10/2018 / 09:15:51

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Neutral Huobi Opens Office in Russia, Plans Startup Accelerator and Mining Hotels

The Russian branch of digital asset exchange Huobi is scheduled to open on Nov. 12 with a Russian-language website and local support services. The global cryptocurrency company wants to support Russian startups and mining projects, in addition to launching an educational program. Also read: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency Assets New […]Bitcoin News.

11/08/2018 / 13:05:38

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Neutral Security Token Offerings: STOs Replacing ICOs?

Published on CoinnounceThe term initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become a synonym with mostly unregulated cryptocurrency market. As a result, there is skepticism that it is not a regulated one thus posing increasing risks. On the other hand, security tokens offerings (STOs) are a regulated one and could possibly be the next big thing to be used […]The post Security Token Offerings: STOs Replacing ICOs? appeared first on Coinnounce.

11/05/2018 / 08:28:10

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Neutral Nevada’s crypto millionaire building Blockchain community

Published on CoinnounceBlockchains LLC is a startup in Nevada, which has just invested in a desert area in Reno. The real estate investment is for the explicit purpose of building a blockchain-based community and the primary force behind this development is- Jeffery Berns, a millionaire in cryptocurrencies.   Berns envisions blockchain futuristic community The very first step […]Coinnounce.

11/04/2018 / 16:39:01

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Neutral Sony-backed media company announces blockchain-based digital rights service

Littlstar Media, a company whose investors include Disney and Sony, has announced its new blockchain-based platform, Ara. Ara is designed to give creators greater control of their art and content using distributed ledger technology, reports VentureBeat, helping artists to get paid fairly. Tony Mugavero, CEO of Littlstar and co-creator of Ara, said: ''Artists and creators […]CryptoNewsReview.

11/01/2018 / 12:16:00

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Neutral Ethereum Studio ConsenSys Just Bought an Asteroid Mining Company

ConsenSys has just acquired an asteroid mining startup called Planetary Resources.

11/01/2018 / 06:00:30

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Neutral Promise: A Startup Based on an Anonymous Paper Plans to Replace ACH

With $47 trillion flowing through it every year, ACH is a juicy target for blockchain disruption. Can a new startup called Promise pull it off?

10/31/2018 / 14:15:16

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Neutral Only One More Day to Apply for Boost VC Startup Program

Cryptocurrency startups allow this nascent ecosystem to grow and expand. Boost VC plays an integral role in this regard. The pre-seed venture fund makes strategic investments in such startups through its accelerator program. Interested parties have one day left to sign up for the Tribe 12 class. Boost VC Calls for Startups Over the years,...Live Bitcoin News.

10/31/2018 / 04:00:59

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Neutral Cardano (ADA/USD) Shed 18 percent as Bear Momentum Pick up

At the face of bears, Cardano (ADA/USD) pair losses are steep. It’s down 18 percent in the last month as LTC/USD sink deeper into loss making territory despite market building announcements. This divergence between technical candlestick formation and fundamentals could temper prices. But first we need to see strong rejection of lower lows. Let’s have...The post Cardano (ADA/USD) Shed 18 percent as Bear Momentum Pick up appeared first on NewsBTC.

10/31/2018 / 02:00:35

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Neutral StarkWare Raises $30 Million to Solve Blockchain Privacy and Scalability Issues

StarkWare, an Israel-based blockchain specialist which commercializes a zero-knowledge proof system, has secured $30 million from high profile names within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Intel Capital, Pantera, and Sequoia. Zero-Knowledge Protocol Startup StarkWare Raises $30 Million Netanya-based StarkWare Industries, which was founded in early 2018 to develop its ''full proof stack for...The post StarkWare Raises $30 Million to Solve Blockchain Privacy and Scalability Issues appeared first on NewsBTC.

10/31/2018 / 01:00:31

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Neutral Crypto Platform Coinbase Secures $300 Million in Series E Funding Round

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has raised a fresh $300 million in a Series E financing round, bringing the company valuation to $8 billion.Coinbase plans to use the funding to "accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrencies," as it plans to remain the "entry-point into crypto" for millions of investors, according to a published blog post. The new investment round was led by investment firm Tiger Global with Y Combinator Continuity and Andreessen Horowitz, with others participating. In August 2017, Coinbase was valued at $1.6 billion, after receiving a $100 million from a Series D round led by Institutional Venture Partners investors (IVP). Rumors of the funding had turned up in early October with Mike Novogratz, the CEO at cryptocurrency-focused merchant bank Galaxy Digital, arguing that the rumors added legitimacy to the cryptocurrency market.“Here’s the poster child of the crypto space worth $8 billion — that’s a real company, and Tiger’s not a flake of an investor. These are smart, savvy guys,” he had stated at a finance conference, at the time.“We see hundreds of cryptocurrencies that could be added to our platform today, and we will lay the groundwork to support thousands in the future,” Coinbase Chief Operating Officer Asiff Hirji remarked in the post.It will also build its infrastructure to support regulated, fiat-crypto trading across the world, such as the launch of British pound sterlin...

10/30/2018 / 17:51:42

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Neutral BlockFi Announces Global Expansion of Its Crypto-Backed Loan Services

Galaxy Capital–backed BlockFi is taking its loan services to the global stage.According to a statement shared with Bitcoin Magazine, the platform is expanding its services to an international audience. This expansion will add to its offerings in 46 states of the United States, something that required “quite a bit of work,” according to CEO Zac Prince“There were a few things we need to do, primarily in regards to lending licenses at the state level, which has gone really well. So we’re now live in 46 states in the U.S., so it felt like it was the right time to start shifting our efforts to international expansion,” he continued to say in an interview with Bitcoin Magazine..BlockFi states that the global services are available “in accordance with U.S. international business regulations.” Prince said that the company “definitely had to do a few things on the compliance side” to get to this point, explaining that the services for businesses and retail investors are “open to any country other than countries that are on the U.S. sanctions list,” while for reasons Prince did not elaborate on, retail investors in a handful of other restricted countries will also be barred from the services.Founded in 2017, BlockFi is backed by Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Capital to the tune of $52.5 million, and it has also attracted venture capital from ConsenSys Ventures and PJC. The platform allows users to take out crypto-colla...

10/30/2018 / 14:17:00

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Neutral Storj Launches Version 3 of Its Decentralized Cloud Storage Platform

On October 30, 2018, Storj Labs released a public alpha for their version 3 (V3) platform –– enabling developers and companies to test their decentralized cloud storage solution. The team also shared an updated white paper featuring their latest research on decentralized and distributed systems in cloud storage.Decentralized Cloud Storage RefresherDecentralized cloud storage solutions like Storj enable users to securely store their data on decentralized clouds utilizing peer-to-peer networks instead of storing their information on the servers of large corporations. This model works like an Airbnb for data; users with extra hard drive space can rent out their space as a place for other users to store their information.The decentralized cloud storage model has several benefits over centralized cloud storage:“Trustless” security: Users are the only ones who have access to their private keys, and are, therefore, the only ones who can access their files. Decentralized storage providers or hackers can’t access a user’s private information. Lightning-fast networks: In centralized cloud storage models, download speeds are contingent on a centralized data center. But, because decentralized networks are shared, download speeds are shared too. The more users on the network, the faster the network. Open-market for data storage: By creating an open market for storage, decentralized storage companies can provide lowe...

10/30/2018 / 14:07:04

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Neutral BABB Names Gaurav Rana as its new Chief Technology Officer

Rana takes the reigns just before the firm is due to launch its mobile app to beta testers in autumn.

10/30/2018 / 12:53:35

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Neutral Parity to Help Zcash (the Currency) Gain Independence From Zcash (the Startup)

The Zcash Foundation is partnering with an ethereum startup on a project that could boost interoperability across the crypto ecosystem.

10/30/2018 / 11:59:06

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Neutral The Daily: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution

In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on an Israeli crypto security startup that has raised $30 million in funding from a number of notable companies. We also look at how tokens are being used to clean up the environment, as well as efforts by major auditing firms to service clients in the cryptocurrency […]The post The Daily: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution appeared first on Bitcoin News.

10/30/2018 / 10:15:26

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Neutral Paradigm Leads $30 Million Funding for Crypto Privacy Startup StarkWare

StarkWare, the company behind the zk-STARKS privacy tech, just raised $30 million in equity funding from a number of major firms.

10/29/2018 / 15:00:14

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Neutral Silicon Valley Engineers Leaving Tech Giants For Blockchain Start-ups

Many Silicon Valley software engineers are quitting jobs at firms like Facebook and Google to pursue their dreams in the blockchain space. The Search for a Better Future Landing a job at one of the big tech companies like Apple, Google or Facebook is a dream come true for many software engineers. However, many techies...Live Bitcoin News.

10/27/2018 / 23:30:15

Blockchain Technology | News | blockchain | Jobs | Silicon Valley | startups | | Technology|Blockchain|BTC

Neutral Wu-Tang Clan are Releasing a Cryptocurrency in Honor of Ol’ Dirty Bastard

The seminal hip-hop group plan to honor the legacy of deceased group member Ol’ Dirty Bastard by releasing a cryptocurrency bearing his name. The Return of the WU 25 years ago as Wu-Tang Clan dominated the U.S. hip-hop scene, they proudly proclaimed that “The Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nothing to f*ck with” and in 2018 it’s clear that the world renown crew feels the same way. In spite of a brutal bear market and a markedRead MoreBitcoinist.com.

10/24/2018 / 07:00:28

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Neutral New Stablecoin Tied to Australian Dollar Is Launching on Stellar's Blockchain

A new stablecoin launching on the Stellar network is pegged to the Australian dollar and is being pitched for consumer and business use.

10/23/2018 / 21:30:27

Payments | Business News | Startups | Australia | Remittances | Stablecoins | stable coins | | Fiat|Blockchain|Business

Positive Johnny Depp partners Ethereum Dapp Tatatu

Published on CoinnounceJohnny Depp the top Hollywood actor has partnered with a Blockchain Startup Tatatu which is a platform similar to Netflix. The platform is run on the Ethereum Blockchain and its native token is TTU.   Johnny Depp stated: “In this era of democratized entertainment, I admire the imaginative ethos of Andrea and look forward to […]Coinnounce.

10/23/2018 / 17:07:09

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Neutral Fidelity's Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology SVP Joins BLOQ as COO

Blockchain startup Bloq has announced the appointment of former Fidelity Investments executive Hadley Stern as its first chief operating officer — the latest in a string of hires poached from a legacy financial firm by blockchain startups.Launched in 2016 by Bitcoin core developer and former software engineer at Red Hat Jeff Garzik and venture capitalist Matthew Roszak, Bloq helps corporations build blockchain platforms. It delivers enterprise-class, blockchain solutions while supporting innovation in the blockchain and open-source ecosystem.Roszak, co-founder and chairman of Bloq, called Stern a “fearless innovator.”“As the shared surface area between conventional enterprises and the world of cryptocurrency expands, there is absolutely no better partner than Hadley for this role as we pursue continued, rapid growth in our business,” he added.In correspondence with Bitcoin Magazine, Stern said:"Joining a team with such strong development, product and business experience from the earliest days of this technology breakthrough is very exciting."Before joining Bloq, Stern had worked in various roles for Fidelity Investments. His most recent position was as senior vice president and managing director of Fidelity Labs, leading the company's efforts to birth Fidelity Digital Assets, among other things.His new role at Bloq would see him help the team operationalize client engagements, "ensure consistent and qua...

10/23/2018 / 16:05:37

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Neutral Yes, This Wu-Tang Clan-Themed Cryptocurrency Is Actually Happening

The cryptocurrency being launched by the estate of the late Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard (ODB) is soon to see a public pre-sale.

10/23/2018 / 13:00:07

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Neutral Fidelity's Blockchain Incubator Lead Just Went Full Crypto

Fidelity Investments' blockchain R&D lead is leaving to join blockchain startup Bloq as its first-ever chief operating officer.

10/23/2018 / 09:59:27

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Neutral Civic Looks to Expand Adoption With App-to-App Developer Tool

If blockchain-based identity platform Civic is to go mainstream, then making it simple for as many businesses and consumers as possible to start using its app will be key.“Consumer adoption may take a while. Hopefully we have a hit that takes off,” Vinny Lingham, CEO and founder at Civic, said on stage at Money 20/20, in a fireside chat with Bruce Silcoff, CEO of blockchain-based ID company Shyft, and moderator James Mirfin, global head of digital identity at Refinitiv.  To that end, the company is aiming to attract more partners with its latest solution, Civic Connect, an integration tool that will allow mobile app developers to integrate the Civic app directly into their own apps as a way to authenticate users. Civic made the announcement on October 21, 2018, during the Las Vegas event.  Civic Connect includes two libraries: One is an Android library, the other, an iOS library. The library tools, both available on Github, allow a partner app to include a “Connect with Civic” icon in their own app with only a few lines of code. Tapping on that icon takes a user from the partner app over to the Civic App, where the user can approve the exchange of login credentials or personal information, and then back to the partner app again. “They are basically transitioning screens,” JP Bedoya, vice president of product and design at Civic, told Bitcoin Magazine.“If you were logging into Wikihow, for example, one o...

10/22/2018 / 17:50:40

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Neutral Ledger CEO Wins French Award for Startup With International Potential

Eric Larchevêque, CEO and co-founder of cryptocurrency hardware wallet-maker Ledger, has won a French award for the startup leader whose model has the greatest potential internationally. The prestigious regional prize in Ernst & Young’s (EY) 26th Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 awards, located in France, is “Startup of the Year.” Ledger’s Eric Larchevêque can lay claim to this award, as well as the “Born Global Award” for the international potential of his startup Ledger. International SuccessRead MoreBitcoinist.com.

10/20/2018 / 07:00:48

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Neutral Latest mining equipment for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Monero and EOS

Published on CoinnounceDetailing the list of mining equipment for BTC, BCH, ETH, EOS & XMR   Why is cryptocurrency mining needed in the first place? Cryptocurrency mining is one of the domains which has emerged as a result of the cryptocurrency boom after the inception of Bitcoin. We already know that Bitcoin mining has become highly exhaustive […]Coinnounce.

10/20/2018 / 04:43:01

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Neutral BitGo receives $59 Million funding from Goldman Sachs

Published on CoinnounceReported today, the Series B round of BitGo raises the Silicon Valley-based bitcoin startup’s aggregate fundraising to around $70 million. Likewise taking part in the funding round was Galaxy Digital Ventures, a cryptocurrency subsidize founded by billionaire bitcoin bull and previous Goldman partner Mike Novogratz. The news was first detailed by Bloomberg, who said that […]The post BitGo receives $59 Million funding from Goldman Sachs appeared first on Coinnounce.

10/18/2018 / 17:06:11

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Neutral F2Pool Founder's Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million in New Funding

Cobo, the crypto wallet created by F2Pool's founder, has raised $13 million from NEO and DHVC to expand its staking pool with a cold wallet launch.

10/17/2018 / 16:16:23

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Neutral Wallet Provider Blockchain Is Backing Crypto Giveaways In a Big Way

Cryptocurrency wallet and data provider Blockchain.info is launching a program to assist crypto projects distributing free tokens to users worldwide.

10/17/2018 / 13:00:55

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Neutral Ethereum Foundation Releases Fourth Wave of Grants

The Ethereum Foundation has announced the recipients of its fourth wave of grants to organizations and individuals developing the ecosystem

10/17/2018 / 03:14:00

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Neutral Ethereum Foundation Issues $3 Million in New Grants

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded a total of $2.86 million to 20 different projects in Wave IV of its Grant Program.Announced at the beginning of 2018, the foundation began the new year with a resolution to fund promising projects that develop on Ethereum. Since the program’s launch, the foundation has committed over $14 million to 72 projects, the majority of which has gone to startups focused on scaling, with security and user experience receiving the next most in funding. The latest wave of capital allocation keeps with the familiar theme of scalability, though it also concentrates almost equally on developer experience projects. Securing $500,000, Status’ Nimbus, an Ethereum 2.0 sharding client, is tied alongside Prysmatic Labs’ Eth 2.0 Prysm client for attracting the most funding. These two are followed by the $420,000 accrued by Spankchain, Kyokan and Connext for a collective project, originally unveiled at DevCon 4, focused on a non-custodial payment channel. To the tune of $375,000, the third largest grant was awarded to Prototypal​​ for “[front-end] state channel research and development.”Honorable mentions include the $250,000 allocated to Finality Labs​​’ work on forward-time locked contracts (FTLC) and with a like amount given to Kyokan to develop cash and debit plugins for Plasma, an Ethereum payment channel solution in the same vein as Lightning.For developer experience, TrueBlocks secur...

10/16/2018 / 18:23:31

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Neutral Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell's X2 Games Acquired by Global Blockchain

The man who created Atari has moved on to blockchain-based gaming. Neil Bushnell’s X2 Games has been acquired by Canadian-based Global Blockchain (BLOC), a crypto investment firm, in hopes that Bushnell’s expertise will lead to another gaming industry revolution — this time with the help of blockchain technology.The move will see the Canadian company align its existing efforts to tokenize gaming platforms with X2 Games' expertise for game development. BLOC will also merge sections of its media and entertainment business with those of X2 Games Corp. and create a subsidiary for its enterprise and exchange activities, to be run by BLOC's current management and operational team.X2 Games is a blockchain-based games publisher that builds multiplayer gaming experiences, leveraging blockchain technology to create unique gaming experiences for conventional and experimental platforms. X2 Games was created by American businessman and founder of Atari Inc. Nolan Bushnell and acclaimed digital animator Zai Ortiz, known for creating visuals for Iron Man's J.A.R.V.I.S system holograms among others. Bushnell, known as the "Godfather of the Video Game Industry," is a Video Game Hall of Famer and has been included on Newsweek's list of the “50 People Who Changed America.” Bushnell is no stranger to creating blockbuster games with unique "never-been-seen-before-designs." In addition to launching the first Atari 2600 conso...

10/15/2018 / 21:06:42

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Neutral World’s First Bitcoin City Welcomes Visitors in Slovenia

Traveling with crypto is becoming a reality with the establishment of the world's first Bitcoin City entertainment centre in Slovenia.CoinSpeaker.

10/15/2018 / 16:35:06

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Neutral Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys.

10/15/2018 / 11:21:04

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Neutral Web 3.0 Developer Blockstack Unveils Its Decentralization Roadmap

Blockstack, a blockchain startup that is specialized in Web 3.0 development, has taken a decision to decentralize its corporate governance structure.CoinSpeaker.

10/15/2018 / 10:57:25

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Neutral ETC Labs Launches Incubator Pilot Program to Support Ethereum Classic Based Startups

In a recent interview, the Program Director at ETC Labs talks about the intent behind the incubator program and the future growth plans. An Incubator Based in San Francisco ETC (Ethereum Classic) Labs earlier this week published an interview with Elizabeth Kukka, Program Director at ETC Labs, on its official Medium blog. Kukka talks about...Live Bitcoin News.

10/15/2018 / 01:00:34

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Neutral Former Economic Adviser to US President Trump Joins Blockchain Startup Board

A former chief economic adviser to U.S. Pres. Donald Trump has joined the board of blockchain-related tech company Spring Labs

10/12/2018 / 21:57:00

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Neutral Former Trump Advisor Gary Cohn Joins Blockchain Startup

Gary Cohn, a former chief economic advisor to the U.S. president and Goldman veteran, has just joined a financial data-focused blockchain startup.

10/12/2018 / 14:45:10

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Neutral ETC Labs Launches Startup Incubator Pilot as Applications Exceed 100

ETC Labs director says it plans to incubate 24 startups per year from 2019 launch

10/12/2018 / 13:27:00

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Neutral China’s richest list now includes 13 crypto entrepreneurs

Published on CoinnounceThirteen crypto marketers have made it to China’s richest listing, with Micree Zhan Ketuan, Bitmain’s co-founder, making it to top one hundred at a net well worth of 29.five billion yuan or $4.28 billion. Jihan Wu, the Bitmain co-founder, ranks 204th richest man in China at a net well worth of sixteen.four billion yuan ($2.39 billion). Zhao Changpeng, Binance CEO, who has a net really worth of 15 billion yuan ($2.18 billion) makes him the 230th richest character in China. […]Coinnounce.

10/12/2018 / 10:54:15

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Neutral “This Isn’t How We Saw This Going”: Civil’s Token Sale Is Treading Water

Despite a flurry of media attention surrounding the project, Civil, an Ethereum-based platform aiming to save journalism, can’t seem to get enough buyers for its token.The project released a transparency report showing the figures behind its CVL token sale, which ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, October 15, 2018, and the numbers do not look good. “This isn’t how we saw this going,” Civil founder Matthew Iles wrote on October 10. “We don’t know if it will work.” The project needs to raise $8 million to meet its “soft cap” goal, but, so far, it has only raised $1.3 million from 680 people since September 18, 2018, when the sale started. The ICO money would have supported grants for Civil newsrooms, as well as original journalistic work. Civil has said in the past it will refund people if it can’t raise enough to meet its goal. Most of the tokens ($1.1 million worth) were bought by ConsenSys, a blockchain venture studio run by Joseph Lubin, an Ethereum cofounder. ConsenSys purchased the tokens in two separate buys last month, the report said. The venture studio also backed Civil with $5 million in funding in October 2017. ConsenSys is the project’s sole investor to date.Civil has a fixed supply of 100 million tokens. The project is holding on to 33 million tokens. Some of that will go to employees and advisors who contributed to the project early on. Another 33 million tokens will go to “mission-aligned p...

10/11/2018 / 20:57:14

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Neutral The Daily: Whales Join China’s Richest Ranks, Seniors Take a Swing at Bitcoin

In today’s edition of The Daily, we look at the cryptocurrency entrepreneurs who now rank among the richest people in China, the limited return to operations of 1Broker, and a rather amusing attempt to explain Bitcoin to older folks by the AARP. Also Read: London’s LBX Launches Solution for Bank-Shunned Crypto Companies China’s Wealthiest Whales […]Bitcoin News.

10/11/2018 / 13:30:34

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Neutral OKCoin to Issue Chinese Yuan-Backed Crypto – Are There Too Many Stablecoins?

In spite of depressed prices and an absence of liquidity and volume in the crypto market, stablecoins, cryptocurrencies tied to the value of a non-volatile asset, have become the flavor of the month. OKCoin Founder Star Xu Announces Chinese Yuan-Backed Crypto OKGroup founder Star Xu, who was reportedly the subject of a Shanghai Municipal Police...The post OKCoin to Issue Chinese Yuan-Backed Crypto – Are There Too Many Stablecoins? appeared first on NewsBTC.

10/11/2018 / 11:00:00

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Neutral Exchanges Roundup: Yobit Unveils Random Coin Pump, Okcoin USA Plans Stablecoin

In recent news pertaining to crypto exchanges, Yobit has announced a ''random coin” pump for Oct. 11, the founder of Okgroup has announced Okcoin USA’s plan to launch a stablecoin, and Coinbase’s chief policy officer has predicted that the exchange will attain Japanese regulatory approval by 2019. Also Read: A Bitcoin Rat Is Occupying Wall Street […]Bitcoin News.

10/11/2018 / 10:00:47

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Neutral OKCoin USA Will Issue Chinese Yuan Stablecoin, Says CEO Star Xu

The founder of Chinese cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin confirmed its US sister operation, OKCoin USA, will issue a stablecoin backed by the Chinese yuan (RMB). Xu: Stablecoin Will Be ‘Fully-Compliant’ In a series of tweets, Star Xu, who also founded both platforms’ parent company, OKGroup, delivered a highly bullish forecast on the future of the stablecoin market — which is seeing multiple market entrants this year. “Embracing the tide of technology, the launch of a (yuan-backed stablecoin)Read MoreBitcoinist.com.

10/10/2018 / 21:00:18

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Bitcoinist Neutral - India Ready to Unveil Cryptocurrency Law Next Month read more.
11/20/2018 / 13:00:40
Cryptoglobe Neutral - Inside Sources: US Justice Department, CFTC Are Coordinating Investigations into Tether, Bitfinex's Operations read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:40:46
Newsbtc Neutral - Reviewing Whirl: The New ‘Karma-Driven’ Way of Crowdfunding While Encouraging Charity read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:39:11
Newsbtc Neutral - Sole Survivors; Fintech Cryptos Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM) Defy Market Massacre read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:30:50
Blokt Neutral - TRON [TRX] Now Available on the Huobi Wallet read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:29:36
Cointelegraph Neutral - Indian Government to Present Draft Bill on Crypto Regulation in December, Documents Show read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:27:00
Bitcoin.Com Neutral - The Daily: Fake Trezors, Catching Knives, Stablecoins With Everything read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:20:09
Coindesk Neutral - Russian ICO That Impersonated Bank Hit With Cease-and-Desist read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:15:38
Ccn Neutral - Bitcoin Price Hits New Yearly Low at $4,280; Market Needs Quick Rebound read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:13:14
Coinnounce Neutral - Bitcoin Crash, Should you panic? What is the bottom? BTC Analysis read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:11:13
Financemagnates Neutral - Infighting and Regulatory Pressure Pushing Crypto Market Back to 2017 read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:08:28
Cryptoglobe Neutral - IBM, Columbia University Launch Two Large-Scale Blockchain Accelerator Programs read more.
11/20/2018 / 12:00:00
Blokt Neutral - Crypto Bull Tom Lee Lowers Bitcoin Year End Price Target Once Again read more.
11/20/2018 / 11:59:06
Newsbtc Neutral - Analyst: Too Early to Write Off Bitcoin, SEC Had Negligible Effect on Crypto Markets read more.
11/20/2018 / 11:30:32
Livebitcoinnews Neutral - Going Once, Going Twice… Christie’s Art Auction Recorded on Artory Blockchain read more.
11/20/2018 / 11:30:10
Cryptoglobe Neutral - Genesis Trading CEO: Early 2017 Crypto Investors Are Now Leading The Massive Sell-Off read more.
11/20/2018 / 11:21:00
Cointelegraph Neutral - Markets Panic: Bitcoin Hits Lowest Since October 2017 as Bitcoin Cash Drops 40 Percent read more.
11/20/2018 / 11:14:00
Coindesk Neutral - Bitcoin Price Drops to $4,200 Despite Record Low On RSI read more.
11/20/2018 / 11:01:09
Bitcoinist Neutral - Roel Wolfert: ‘Cryptocurrency Will Just Be a Normal Part of Life’ [Interview] read more.
11/20/2018 / 11:00:20
Blokt Neutral - Block 30 Labs Launches New Index for Crypto Trading Markets read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:59:09
Newsbtc Neutral - Blockchain Project Launches Ethereum-like Token Development Platform read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:55:19
Ccn Neutral - Autodesk CEO: Blockchain Can Stem Corruption in the Construction Sector read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:53:01
Cointelegraph Neutral - Imaginative Ways to Buy Crypto, Explained read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:40:00
Bitcoin.Com Neutral - Everything That’s Wrong With Roubini’s Central Bank Crypto Love Letter read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:30:58
Financemagnates Positive - WinMiner to List on DX.Exchange after Winning ICO Pitch read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:25:12
Themerkle Negative - BCHSV Price Loses Another 37% as Struggle Intensifies read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:20:40
Cointelegraph Neutral - OKEx Rebuffs Market Manipulation Claims Over Early Bitcoin Cash Futures Settlement read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:20:00
Cointelegraph Neutral - Greek Supreme Court is Violating Alleged Bitcoin Launderer’s Rights, Lawyer Argues read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:11:00
Coindesk Neutral - Singapore’s Stock Exchange Clarifies Rules for Listed Firms Issuing ICOs read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:01:00
Livebitcoinnews Neutral - #Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Potential Countertrend Bounce read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:00:51
Newsbtc Neutral - Bearish Sentiment Mounts As Bitcoin (BTC) Plunges Below $4,400 read more.
11/20/2018 / 10:00:51
Cryptoglobe Neutral - TransferWise Co-Founder: ‘If Every Bank in the World Was Connected to the Ripple Network, It Would Be Amazing’ read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:55:55
Coinspeaker Neutral - Bitcoin Cash Hash War Stacking Heavy Loses read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:53:20
Cryptopotato Negative - OKEX Denies Guilty in the BCH Futures Issue: Customers’ Lousy Management Led to Losses read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:52:07
Newsbtc Neutral - Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Nosedives 15%, $4,000 Next? read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:30:40
Cryptoglobe Neutral - #NEO Long-term Price Analysis- 20 November read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:30:00
Themerkle Negative - Bitcoin Cash Price Onslaught Pushes Market Cap Below XLM’s read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:28:21
Cointelegraph Neutral - Bank of Thailand Governor: Digital Currency Use Won’t Replace Cash for Three-Five Years read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:21:00
Coinspeaker Neutral - Huobi Turns into Communism in a Bid to Get Support for Its Domestic Businesses read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:18:28
Coinspeaker Neutral - #Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Trends of November 20–26, 2018 read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:12:08
Ccn Neutral - India to [Finally] Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations in December: Report read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:11:54
Cointelegraph Neutral - Trezor Urges Caution After Discovery of Hardware Wallet ‘One-For-One Copies’ On Sale read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:04:00
Newsbtc Negative - Bloodbath Continues as Crypto Markets Collapse 33% in a Week Losing $70 Billion read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:00:21
Coindesk Neutral - Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project read more.
11/20/2018 / 09:00:18
Cryptopotato Negative - #Bitcoin Price Analysis Nov.20: HODLer’s nightmare, a chance for a correction? read more.
11/20/2018 / 08:57:27
Ccn Neutral - Blockchain Job Offerings and Seekers Decline with Crypto Market Capitalization read more.
11/20/2018 / 08:50:02
Coinspeaker Neutral - Bloodbath in Cryptocurrency Market Continues, Bitcoin Slips Below $5000 read more.
11/20/2018 / 08:48:58
Bitcoin.Com Neutral - Fear, Loathing and Opportunity: How Crypto Traders Are Handling the Drop read more.
11/20/2018 / 08:45:50
Cointelegraph Neutral - Singapore's Central Bank Finalizes Regulatory Framework for Crypto Payment Services read more.
11/20/2018 / 08:41:00
Cryptoglobe - Crypto Roundup - 20 November 2018 read more.
11/20/2018 / 08:34:04
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Hey Sam, how is it going? But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing of a pleasure and praising pain was born
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Pretty good. Doing my homework.. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because
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Any chance to go out? To take a trivial example, which of us ever undertakes laborious physical exercise, except to obtain some advantage
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.. Maybe 40-50 mins. I don't know exactly. On the other hand, we denounce with righteous indignation and dislike men who are so beguiled
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Anyway sounds great! These cases are perfectly simple and easy to distinguish.