Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Reveals Plan to Reach Venezuela’s Unbanked

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Peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange Paxful is doubling down on developing markets. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the startup plans to open an office in hyperinflation-ridden Venezuela in September and release an Android app, its first for mobile devices, in October. According to Paxful co-founder Ray Youssef, the reason for both moves is that exchange use is surging Read More

Stellar (XLM) Skyrockets 30% to Reach 2 Month-High

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Advertisement Stellar Lumens surged to the top of the cryptocurrency gainers on Wednesday as the price soared to a two-month high of around $0.31 at press time. At 18:00CET on Binance the price was $0.30 with turnover exceeding the $24 million mark – a clear indicator that there was huge interest in the coin from Read More

Most ICOs Retain Centralized Control, Break Whitepaper Promises, Academic Report Shows

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Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) “failed” to provide protection against insider trading or stick to their whitepaper promises, a new report from the University of Pennsylvania Law School released July 17 reveals. The lengthy study of the ICO phenomenon, dubbed “Coin-Operated Capitalism,” begins with a frank appraisal of investor expectations versus reality, the four contributing professors Read More

Parents Charged With Murder After Infant Dies From Suffocation In ‘Time Out’

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SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS Local) — The parents of a 4-month-old boy have been charged with murder in their son’s suffocation death. Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced Tuesday that 42-year-old William Herring and 22-year-old Brianna Brochhausen were charged after their infant son, Hunter, died in March. They were taken into custody on July 16. Mugshots Read More

Teen Brothers Compete In United Launch Alliance Design Challenge

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By Shawn Chitnis BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) — Two brothers competing in a student rocket launch organized by United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace say the summer internship program they participated in is a great way to help everyone see the possibilities when studying STEM subjects and the careers that can come with that education. “I’ve Read More

Baidu’s Blockchain Photo App Launches With Its Own Token

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Chinese internet search giant Baidu has launched a proprietary token to incentivize users of its new blockchain-based photo validating and sharing service. The firm announced on Wednesday during a press conference in Beijing that the photo sharing platform – called Totem – is now live and features a dedicated token called Totem Point, according to Read More

Why the Croatian president’s appearance at the World Cup mattered so much

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Croatia’s second-place finish at the 2018 FIFA World Cup brought global attention to the Balkan nation and its president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. The world’s media (Quartz included) was taken with the image of a leader cheering her team’s successes from the cheap seats and consoling them in the rain after a heartbreaking loss. But as analysts Read More