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  • A New Phase of Startups: Crypto For Kids? Altcoin News, Bitcoin, News, News teaser, Start-Ups

    A New Phase of Startups: Crypto For Kids?

    In a market dominated by adults, children have found it hard to find entry points into the cryptocurrency space. However, companies such as Pigzbe, have genuine power in making sure kids are ready for the future of currency.   Children and Cryptocurrencies: A Good Mix? It is undeniable that cryptocurrencies have taken the world’s attention over the past year with many mainstream companies and media companies approaching the topic of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. A

    · April 15, 2018 · 1:00 am
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    Ripple Co-Founder: Company’s Centralization ‘Should Be Concerning for People’

    According to Ripple co-founder Jeb McCaleb, both cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are in need of a decentralized network if they hope to be successful in the long run. He also thinks investors should be concerned with Ripple’s centralized nature. Decentralization is Key Ripple co-founder and Stellar creator Jeb McCaleb thinks cryptocurrency needs a decentralized network which anyone can participate in if it is to survive the test of time. He told CNBC’s Fast Money: The

    · March 24, 2018 · 1:00 pm
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    NEO is Now Supported By the eToro Platform

    EToro, the leading social investment platform with over nine million users, has today added support for NEO to its platform. eToro Bullish on NEO The new addition now brings the total number of cryptocurrencies supported to nine and follows the addition of Stellar ($XLM) last week. NEO currently has a market cap of around $7.2 billion USD making it the seventh biggest cryptocurrency overall. NEO has seen a dramatic rise in price since its inception

    · February 19, 2018 · 9:00 am
  • Ripple vs Stellar - Which Coin Will Win? Altcoin News, Companies, News, News teaser, Op-Ed, Ripple, Start-Ups

    Ripple vs Stellar – Which Coin Will Win?

    Both of these highflyers are taking the crypto community by storm. Which one will fare better in 2018? Who do we believe will outperform the other? Find out.  If Ripple is the Goldman Sachs of crypto, Stellar is its antagonist, Robin Hood, with the latter pointing out that the former is hanging onto to nearly 60% of the originally issued Ripple tokens. Which in my ledger implies they can easily manipulate their own market. For reference, 60%

    · January 4, 2018 · 1:30 am
  • Free money tree Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Education, News, News teaser

    Got Bitcoin? Then These Altcoins Will Literally Give you Free Money

    Money doesn’t grow on trees, but apparently it does on blockchains. Here’s how you can grab some extra crypto tokens for free by simply proving that you hold bitcoin. Money Grows on Blockchains You know the saying: If it’s too good to be true, it probably is. But some cryptocurrencies such as Stellar Lumens and Byteball are attempting to gain traction by taking a new approach to distributing their virtual tokens in an effort to

    · July 24, 2017 · 10:00 am
  • Macau Bitcoin, Companies, News, News teaser

    China Balks at Whack-a-Mole Capital Controls on Macau

    Chinese gamblers and stock traders are nursing their wounds after Macau authorities reversed a decision to limit their daily withdrawals to 5,000 patacas ($626). Macau Investors Easily Spooked The original announcement sent shares in casinos tumbling, Reuters reports, with seasoned gamers also looking at their incomes being strangled. Macau, which generates around 40% of GDP from the gambling industry, will nonetheless keep a new ATM transaction limit of 5,000 patacas. The proposed limits would affect

    · December 9, 2016 · 8:05 am
  • Ripple Gateways Can Freeze User Funds - Bitcoinist.net Altcoin News, Altcoins, Companies, News, News teaser, Ripple, Trending

    “Not-So-Decentralized” Ripple Freezes $1m in User Funds

    The Ripple payment network is facing criticism this week over revelations about the liquidity of some of its assets. It’s come to light that Ripple gateways — the onramps and offramps of the network — have the ability to “freeze” user funds at will. Furthermore, Ripple Labs has already used its influence to convince Bitstamp, a prominent gateway and exchange, to freeze $1 million worth of funds belonging to Ripple’s departed founder Jed McCaleb. Also

    · April 21, 2015 · 8:00 am
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    Stellar Plans To Improve MicroFinance Industry

    MicroFinance Institutions (MFI), businesses and charities providing small loans to some of the world’s poorest people, have slowly but steadily been going digital. Antonio Separovic has been at the forefront of this with his company, Oradian, which provides database and accounting software for MFIs. Last year, Separovic went to Stellar’s San Francisco offices with a problem: all the MFIs he was working with had no way to send money quickly and easily between each other. “It takes

    · March 12, 2015 · 8:00 am
  • Altcoins, Bitcoin, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    Market Summary 1-18/1-25

    Bitcoin Analysis Bitcoin has been increasing consistently over the last seven days, to a currency price of $244.58. The last time we saw this price was before the crash where Bitcoin took a 40% dive in two days, which is discussed in the previous Market Summary. We started this week with Bitcoin under $200, and has increased by approximately 25% over the duration of this week which I believe is due to one critical information

    · January 27, 2015 · 9:00 am
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    Stellar Forks and Decides to Create a New Consensus System.

    On December 5, Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim disclosed news of a ledger fork related to a failure of their consensus system. The consensus system used by both Stellar and Ripple have never been used at the scale Stellar is implementing, and the system failed to reach consensus causing a fork in the ledger. Stellar has about 140,000 active accounts per week, and over 3 million total accounts. The maximum number of total accounts the

    · December 12, 2014 · 4:00 pm
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    Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim Explains Stellar at The Future of Money and Technology Summit.

    San Francisco, California — On December 2, Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim sat on a Stellar panel and gave an overview of the Stellar project to the audience at The Future of Money and Technology Summit, a yearly fintech conference that meets to discuss the evolution of money. The panel was called “Stellar: Building a Common Financial Platform”, and also included Stripe CTO Greg Brockman and Ripple Founder Jed McCaleb. The entire panel session was

    · December 9, 2014 · 2:00 pm
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    Stellar and Stripe Speak at The Future of Money and Technology Summit 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO, California — December 2, Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim, Stripe CTO Greg Brockman, and Stellar Lead Developer Jed McCaleb sat on a panel and gave an overview of the Stellar project to the audience at The Future of Money and Technology Summit, a yearly fintech conference that meets to discuss the evolution of money. The panel was called “Stellar: Building a Common Financial Platform”, and the entire session was streamed live and published

    · December 9, 2014 · 1:45 am