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Crypto Music Festivals Are Setting a Precedent for Future Gatherings

Last month, Bitcoinist reported on Our Music Festival (OMF), a cryptocurrency music festival held in Berkeley at the end of October. OMF’s crypto environment sets a precedent...

Danny Scopelliti | Nov 14, 2018 | 03:00
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Lightning Network Passes 4000 Nodes, Reaches All-Time Capacity High

Bitcoin’s nascent mainnet implementation of the Lightning Network (LN) has reached a new milestone, passing 4,000 nodes for the first time. Lightning Handles $750K Data from...

Esther Kim | Nov 13, 2018 | 21:00
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Stellar (XLM) Becomes Top-5 Cryptocurrency Pushing Out EOS

Open source cryptocurrency transfer protocol Stellar’s Lumens (XLM) token has entered the top five cryptocurrencies by market cap the week after its $125 million deal with...

Esther Kim | Nov 12, 2018 | 12:00
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Altcoin News

3 Ways Cryptocurrency Investors Can Adapt to Make Money in 2019

Cryptocurrency investors have endured an unbelievably tumultuous year but in spite of the markets dismal performance, there are still a few strategies investors could employ to make...

Bitcoinist | Oct 21, 2018 | 10:00
Expect More Crypto Hedge Funds To Close in 2018... But Not For Why You Think.
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Expect More Crypto Hedge Funds To Close in 2018…But Not For Why...

In a recent tweet thread, Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, co-founder of Multicoin Capital, outlines why many of crypto hedge funds might be closing their doors in 2018. Most...

Jacob Canfield | Oct 19, 2018 | 21:00
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Ripple Co-Founder McCaleb’s ‘Dramatic’ XRP...

Ripple community members were reacting September 25 after the Wall Street Journal claimed co-founder Jed McCaleb had “dramatically” stepped up a sell-off of his XRP token holdings...

Wilma Woo | Sep 25, 2018 | 12:00
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Stellar Surges 50 Percent in Last 7 Days

Stellar (XLM) remains one of the best performers during the last 7 days. Stellar has seen an increase upwards of 20 percent for the day, and more than 50 percent for the week, now...

Georgi Georgiev | Sep 23, 2018 | 22:00
Stripe’s Co-Founder Excited by 'Payments Use Cases of Crypto'
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Stripe Co-Founder Excited by ‘Payments Use Cases of...

Despite having given up on Bitcoin as a payment method, the co-founder of the popular online payment processor remains “excited” about the payments use cases of cryptocurrencies...

Georgi Georgiev | Sep 19, 2018 | 02:00
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New Morgan Creek Index Excludes ‘Pre-Mined’ Tokens Like...

Morgan Creek Capital Management, the investment house with $1.5 billion of assets under its wing, has refused to include Ripple in its new rules-based index fund. ‘A Lot Of...

Wilma Woo | Aug 28, 2018 | 12:00
Multiple Companies Testing Out Cryptocurrency From Messaging App Kik
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Multiple Companies Testing Out Cryptocurrency From Messaging App Kik

Messaging service Kik unveiled their own cryptocurrency last year, partially as a way to set it apart from the competition. A growing number of companies are now trying out Kik’s...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 07, 2018 | 16:00
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Stellar Surpasses Litecoin to Become 6th Biggest Crypto by Market Cap

Charlie Lee says “it really doesn’t make sense” to compare the “inflated” market cap of Stellar, which passed Litecoin this week.  ‘Printed’...

Allen Scott | Jul 20, 2018 | 08:00
Altcoin News

Stellar (XLM) Receives Certification from Islamic Advisory Firm

Open-source value exchange protocol Stellar has received certification for both its platform and associated cryptocurrency, Lumens (XLM), from the Shariyah Review Bureau — an Islamic...

Stephen Webb | Jul 19, 2018 | 00:00

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