• Co-founder and former Ethereum CEO Charles Hoskinson makes a bold statement on his positive outlook for the future of the cryptocurrency market.  Chomping At The Bit Charles Hoskinson – co-founder and previous CEO of Ethereum and current CEO of Input Output HK (IOHK) – shared a hopeful and uplifting sentiment today on Twitter today: What's often missed by the cryptocurrency is going to die broken record media is that after the next wave of regulation,

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    | 2018/06/22 9:00 pm
  • China has released the second edition of its state-endorsed cryptocurrency and Blockchain ratings, placing Chinese altcoin EOS top of the list and Bitcoin 17th. EOS, Ethereum And NEO Win Official Favor Round two of the Global Public Chain Technology Evaluation Index, published by the China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) under China’s culture ministry June 20, follows the initial launch of the ratings series in May. At the time, officials added they would add

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    | 2018/06/22 1:00 pm
  • Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple, believes that Coinbase should list XRP along with its other supported cryptocurrencies. The Ripple chief also adamantly claims that XRP is not a security.  ‘It’s in Coinbase’s Interest to Participate’ Garlinghouse has lent his voice to the Coinbase/XRP saga. The Ripple CEO told Fortune that Coinbase stands to gain by listing XRP, stating: As we solve problems at scale for institutions, I think it’s in Coinbase’s interest to participate

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    | 2018/06/22 11:00 am
  • This week in San Fransisco, the heart of technology across the world, thousands of people showed up to The Blockchain Economic Forum. The scope of attendees included investors with billion dollar portfolios, top-level politicians, scientists, media influencers & leaders in technology from around the world. Additionally, blockchain enthusiasts from everywhere showed up to see what the technology had in store for them this year. The event featured many notable speakers, including Canada’s former Minister of

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    | 2018/06/22 4:00 am
  • EOS is by far the largest Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in the history of cryptocurrencies. Having raised more than $3.5 billion, it promises to become an extremely fast and scalable blockchain protocol with zero transaction fees. Even though the EOS main-net has not gone live yet, many believe it has the potential of becoming a standard for decentralized applications that require fast, secure and free interactions between their users. If Bitcoin is digital gold and

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    | 2018/06/22 12:00 am
  • The cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb experienced a multi-million dollar hack on Tuesday – making it the second attack of this scale in the month of June. As exchanges scramble to patch up the damages, the rest of us are left wondering how this could happen so frequently – and what else we can do to protect ourselves.  Déjà Vu On Tuesday evening, major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb reported that nearly 35 billion KRW ($31.6 million)

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    | 2018/06/21 10:00 pm
  • Hyperinflation is rampant in Venezuela as bitcoin trading volume keeps hitting new records each week. Meanwhile, authorities are scratching their heads on how to rein in the burgeoning, albeit underground industry, including attempts to crackdown on the importation of cryptocurrency mining equipment. Oil Rich But Strapped For Cash Venezuela made headlines across the world by being one of the first nations to launch a state-issued virtual currency dubbed the ‘Petro’ in February to circumvent international sanctions

    Venezuela: Record Bitcoin Buying Spree Continues Amid Hyperinflation

    | 2018/06/21 8:00 pm
  • Harnessing the tremendous capabilities that blockchain-based technology has brought, TravelBlock attempts to disrupt the billion-dollar travel booking industry. Through its implementation, the project intends to cut the costs of travel purchases with as much as 60%. At the same time, it will substantially increase transparency, reliability, and transaction security. Blockchain undoubtedly reminds us of the Internet in the 1990s. Back then the idea of booking your stay online seemed like a far-fetched one, yet now

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    | 2018/06/21 6:00 pm
  • News that Stellar is in talks to purchase blockchain finance startup Chain has lent new weight to accusations that investment fund manager Ari Paul conducted insider trading with private information. Report: XLM Security Decision ‘Bad News’ For Paul As Fortune reported on June 20, the deal between the two companies is thought to be worth around $500 million — which will be transferred in Stellar’s lumen (XLM) tokens. “One source familiar with the deal said it is

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    | 2018/06/21 12:00 pm
  • The community asked and Keplertek listened. After incredible demand for Keplertek’s Community Building Stage and Pre-Sale (during which close to 7 million USD was raised in total), Keplertek decided to hold another stage of its Pre-ICO – namely, the Extra Sale. This will offer investors from all around the world (including the US and China) one final opportunity to take advantage of the huge 30 percent bonus on all purchases and become part of something

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    | 2018/06/21 7:00 am
  • Patient data, when used in the right way can decrease healthcare costs by reducing waste, improve patient quality of life, and ultimately save lives. Medicine adherence data in combination with patient data can go a step further to improve patient experience and satisfaction, increase medicine safety and usability. Improving data quality and analysis can be effective in areas such as predictive medicine, patient relationship management, management of healthcare and measuring the effectiveness of certain treatments.

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    | 2018/06/21 4:00 am
  • US singer-songwriter Akon has become the latest celebrity to launch a cryptocurrency — as he proclaims his belief the underlying technology “could be the savior of Africa.” Akoin ‘Will Be Center Of Transactional Life’ Originally reported by Page Six, Akon — who is originally from Senegal — revealed at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity that he wants to use Akoin as part of a giant 2000-acre development called Akon Crypto City. Akon

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    | 2018/06/21 12:00 am
  • Dash, is short for “Digital Cash”, and it aims to become exactly that. A pioneer in the crypto industry, Dash’s protocol is modeled after Satoshi’s original blockchain and adds a few unique features for maximum speed, privacy, and lower transaction fees. Thanks to these innovations, Dash has the potential to become a true standard for transactions between individuals in a decentralized and secure manner. Not only is this one of the most well-established cryptos in

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    | 2018/06/20 10:00 pm
  • Few cryptocurrencies lay claim to such a devoted fanbase with a “religious-like fervor” as Ripple. The problem is, most of those people don’t even know the difference between Ripple and XRP — a fact the company’s chief market strategist finds “endlessly frustrating.” ‘Endlessly Frustrating’ During late-2017’s bull-run bubble, few cryptocurrencies captured the attention of both the mainstream media and average cryptocurrency speculator like Ripple (XRP) — the cryptocurrency behind the real-time gross settlement system, currency

    Ripple: ‘Religious-Like Fervor Around XRP’ is ‘Endlessly Frustrating’

    | 2018/06/20 6:00 pm
  • Tether has been the subject of immense scrutiny as critics raise questions about the company’s dollar reserves. But Tether released a transparency update on June 20th that says a law firm has confirmed, as of June 1st, the company’s “unencumbered assets exceed the balance of fully-backed USD Tethers.” Tether’s Troublesome Road Tether, the cryptocurrency pegged to the United States Dollar, has many doubters. A sensationalist article in the beginning of the year from News.com.au asserts the

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    | 2018/06/20 4:00 pm
  • Humanity’s reliance on centralized financial institutions is coming to an end thanks to the power of decentralized cryptocurrency platforms. A New World  Nobody has forgotten the global recession of 2008, which plunged the entire world into a state of panic and has left many industries still in a state of recovery. The event was undeniably damaging — but it’s a less common fact that the economic recession was partially due to the fact that virtually

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    | 2018/06/20 11:00 am
  • The Capgemini World Wealth Report 2018 has revealed the rich are getting richer — and want better advice from their wealth managers on cryptocurrency investments.  According to the report published June 19, 2018, high net worth individuals (HNWIs), with at least $1 million to invest outside of their main property investments, aren’t getting enough information about cryptocurrency investing from their wealth managers. The Capgemini report states: Cryptocurrencies gained global attention in 2017, but the wealth

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    | 2018/06/20 4:00 am
  • 2018, once expected to be a bullish year, has turned into a slow burn of agony for most. Especially if one gained interest in and started accumulating in January of this year. Our hearts go out to the investors who hopefully stick around to see future run-ups in the years to come. Some even went as far as selling their homes to go all in on Bitcoin. Those people especially could use a boost or

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    | 2018/06/20 2:00 am
  • Popular South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has suspended all deposits and withdrawals following a hack resulting in the theft of more than $31 million worth of cryptocurrencies. This marks the second Korean exchange hack in as many weeks. Seoul-based cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb – currently the sixth largest exchange in the world by trade volume – announced shortly before 9 AM local time Wednesday that more than 35 billion won ($31.5 million) worth of cryptocurrencies had

    South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked, $31.5 Million Stolen

    | 2018/06/20 12:30 am
  • It is no secret in this digital age that data is king. Until now it has been easy for companies to utilize digitally collected data such as social networks, browsing history, and online purchasing trends to target consumers across the globe. However, data from the physical world, such as geographic location and distance traveled, is not collected or distributed in an efficient, transparent manner. Why Physical Data? Understanding how humans move through the physical world

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    | 2018/06/19 10:00 pm
  • Following an earlier announcement that South Korea was considering the introduction of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the country’s central bank has since pulled the plug on the idea — with regulatory roadblocks and fears of market destabilization ranking amongst the leading reasons for the recall.  Earlier in May, the Bank of Korea (BOK) confirmed it had launched a study into cryptocurrencies back in January. The country has been exploring the potential for issuing a

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    | 2018/06/19 8:00 pm
  • EOS will be the victim of a “massive” exchange hack this year, developer and computer science professor at Cornell University, Emin Gün Sirer, has said. Hackers Will Exploit EOS ‘Vulnerability’ In a series of tweets June 18, the well-known cryptocurrency commentator claimed that in light of the projects teething troubles and governance model, a “vulnerability” will allow malicious parties to exploit EOS in the near future. EOS, which completed a record-breaking $4 billion ICO earlier

    EOS Will See ‘Massive Exchange Hack’ This Year, Cornell Professor Says

    | 2018/06/19 4:00 pm
  • It appears the days of John McAfee promoting initial coin offerings (ICOs) are over. In a tweet on June 18, 2018, McAfee announced his decision to no longer work with ICOs. McAfee Backs Out of ICO Promotions ‘Due to SEC Threats’ McAfee’s tweet was a response to a question posed by one of his followers, asking him to recommend a viable ICO investment. McAfee responded by stating he would no longer promote any ICO “due

    John McAfee Quits Promoting ICOs ‘Due to SEC Threats’

    | 2018/06/19 12:00 pm