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This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real

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Crypto loves Lamborghinis. So much so it seems that a startup looking to release movies – early offerings include a biopic about the founder of the car company and his feud with the founder of Ferrari – has raised a whopping $575 million off its private sale of TTU crypto tokens from investors including BlockTower Capital and Read More

Tether Review Claims Crypto Asset Fully Backed – But There’s a Catch

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Nearly six months after parting ways with its auditor, Tether has finally produced a third-party report proclaiming that its cryptocurrency is fully backed by U.S. dollars – with some big caveats. The state of Tether’s reserves has been the subject of controversy for months, with online critics claiming the company has been issuing more tokens Read More

In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to Watch

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Talk to any three blockchain entrepreneurs, and at least one of them will pitch a way for internet users to own their own data. Recent privacy debacles at Yahoo, Equifax and Facebook have driven home the realization that anyone with a smartphone is walking, talking, searching, eating, posting, browsing fodder for advertisers, machine learning algorithms Read More

Decred Proposes a DEX Without a Blockchain

2 weeks ago admin2 0
Exchanges have been a weak spot in bitcoin going back to the Mt. Gox days. It is a decentralized currency, so why do so many people store their coins in centralized depositories? There are a lot of reasons, chief among them are ease of use and accessibility. Most of the time it is just laziness. Read More

Crypto Startup Wala Is Reaching Real Africans with Ethereum Micropayments

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Startup Wala Is Reaching Real Africans with Ethereum Micropayments
In several countries throughout Africa, citizens are spending an average of 27 cents to top up their mobile airtime, and they’re using a crypto token to do it. That might sound strange to many in the crypto industry, since the vision of today’s blockchains allowing the movement of millions of microtransactions across the globe has Read More

Sex Workers Are Using Crypto to Save for Retirement

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Sex Workers Are Using Crypto to Save for Retirement
MelissaSweet1, a camgirl in Arizona, started accepting cryptocurrency as payment for her erotic webcam performances three years ago. But usually, she would promptly convert it into fiat. Until last year that is, when she started squirreling away the digital coins in a hardware wallet. Rather than simply an expedient way to get paid, crypto became Read More

Putin: Cryptocurrency Has Its Place, No State Can Have Own Crypto

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Putin: Cryptocurrency Has Its Place, No State Can Have Own Crypto
Featured Cryptocurrency has its place in the world and Russia should carefully consider when and how to take part in the process of its development, Vladimir Putin said in his annual Q&A session with Russian citizens. The president noted that “by definition” neither Russia, nor any other country could have a national cryptocurrency. Putin also mentioned Read More

Huobi On Regulation, Its Relationship with SBI and Education

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Huobi On Regulation, Its Relationship with SBI and Education
Huobi’s chief operating officer (COO) Robin Zhu delivers speech at blockchain event, April 2018, via Facebook Huobi is an international bitcoin exchange based in Singapore and with offices in Hong Kong, the United States, Korea and Japan. They are planning to move their headquarters to Hainan, China, the country they were founded in. With China Read More

How Hodl Hodl Is Building a Real Business With Bitcoin Smart Contracts

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on How Hodl Hodl Is Building a Real Business With Bitcoin Smart Contracts
Bitcoin may be the original cryptocurrency, but it can still learn new tricks. In an industry where bitcoin has taken a backseat to networks like ethereum, at least when it comes to enabling more complex and exotic transactions, both founders behind the peer-to-peer exchange platform Hodl Hodl believe people are underestimating bitcoin’s potential. Unlike many of Read More

The Record-Breaking $152 Million Battle Over Blockchain Betting Tool Augur

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on The Record-Breaking $152 Million Battle Over Blockchain Betting Tool Augur
Three years ago, Augur, a prediction market system that runs on the ethereum blockchain, held one of the first initial coin offerings (ICOs), long before the funding mechanism gained mainstream momentum. Between August 7 and September 5, 2015, the project issued 8.8 million reputation (REP) tokens from a maximum circulating supply of 11 million tokens, Read More