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BTC2 Token Levels Bitcoin Fees with Bitcoin Cash

For Bitcoin maximalists who only want to pay Bitcoin Cash fees, SideShift AI has just launched a solution. So Many Questions… What Is SideShift AI? Best to start at the...

Emilio Janus | Jun 18, 2019 | 09:00
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Facebook Unveils Wallet For Pseudo-Cryptocurrency ‘Libra’...

Facebook has finally unveiled its cryptocurrency offering, revealing a custodial wallet and making suspicious claims about what gives it value. Facebook To ‘Make Money...

Anja van Oosterhout | Jun 18, 2019 | 04:45
Blockchain

Facebook’s ‘Silicon Valley Coin’ Is A Leap Towards Surveillance...

The full list of partners working with Facebook to host its new crypto stablecoin has gone public – and already sparked fears of mass data collection. Facebook Crypto Nets Giants...

Emilio Janus | Jun 15, 2019 | 09:33
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Blockchain

South Korea’s Biggest Bank U-Turns on Crypto With Custody...

South Korea’s largest bank by assets, KB Kookmin, has partnered with a cryptocurrency startup to develop custody solutions. South Korea’s Kookmin U-Turns on Crypto Reported by...

Anja van Oosterhout | Jun 11, 2019 | 07:00
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Blockchain

Diamond-Backed StableCoin CEO Talks Blockchain For Storing Value

Bitcoinist spoke with Jeremy Dahan, founder and CEO of diamDexx, a diamond-backed stablecoin that promises to make cryptocurrencies more practical for everyday use. In the decade since...

Bitcoinist | Jun 06, 2019 | 21:00
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Blockchain

New Report Finds DApps Useless – EOS Users Are Mostly Bots

The majority of blockchain DApps, including EOS, are clunky, slow, and struggling to attract users. Now, according to a shocking report by AnChain, they’re also rife with bot...

Christina Comben | Jun 05, 2019 | 08:00
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Mark Karpeles: My New Business Will ‘Make Japan Blockchain...

The former CEO of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, wants to start a new Blockchain business in Japan. Karpeles’ Blockchain Gift To Japan Those were the...

Anja van Oosterhout | Jun 05, 2019 | 03:30
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Blockchain

Big Banks Announce Fiat-Pegged ‘XRP Killer’ Crypto For...

Banking giants in the U.S., Japan, and across Europe have created a consortium that will use cryptocurrency technology in cross-border transfers. The move also presents a direct...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 03, 2019 | 12:00
Blockchain

‘VPN is a Necessity’ – Binance DEX Will Not...

Following some confusion over whether the Binance DEX operates a geoblocking policy, CZ clarified that, as a blockchain, “it can’t.” Ain’t Nobody Got Time To...

Emilio Janus | Jun 03, 2019 | 07:00
Blockchain

Tether Launches Stablecoin on EOS Blockchain

Tether has announced that it will be issuing its USDT stablecoin on the EOS blockchain in partnership with Block.one Tether Adds EOS to Ethereum and TRON Launch In a press statement...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 01, 2019 | 12:00
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Blockchain

Russia’s Central Bank Is ‘Against Legalization’ Of...

The head of the central bank of Russia says she does not want to legalize Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency as a payment method – because of risk and volatility. Bitcoin Has...

Esther Kim | May 31, 2019 | 05:00
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Bitcoin Hash Rate Nears All-Time High to Drive Price Higher

Bitcoin price drew closer to $9000 May 30 as fundamentals data revealed the network was nearing new records for hash rate, daily transactions, and block size. Fundamentals Drive BTC...

Esther Kim | May 30, 2019 | 08:00
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Blockchain

More Than Money: Bitcoin Blockchain As Global Data Verification...

On the Bitfury blog, Executive Vice Chairman, George Kikvadze, delivers a use-case for the Bitcoin blockchain as a security layer. In an ever digital world, why do we still rely on...

Emilio Janus | May 22, 2019 | 15:00
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Blockchain

Louis Vuitton And Dior Slip Into Blockchain With New Microsoft...

Louis Vuitton and Dior just some of the luxury brands going Blockchain by partnering with Microsoft and Blockchain startup ConsenSys. Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton Meets… Ethereum...

Esther Kim | May 17, 2019 | 05:00
Amazon May Soon Accept Bitcoin (And Sell the Data to Law Enforcement)
Blockchain

Amazon Files Proof-Of-Work Patent Using Cryptography

Amazon this week filed a US patent for a Proof-of-Work system which uses cryptography to generate Merkle trees. The Bitcoin and Ethereum networks use such ‘hash trees’ to...

Emilio Janus | May 16, 2019 | 13:00
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Blockchain

PayPal Says It’s a ‘Little Early’ To Embrace...

PayPal CFO John Rainey says it is “too early” for the company to invest in Bitcoin – despite the fact the cryptocurrency has appreciated 125,000 percent in 7 years. PayPal...

Esther Kim | May 10, 2019 | 13:00

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