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Month: July 2018

Tech Talent Exodus Towards Blockchain Could be an Indicator of Crypto Success

Tech Talent Exodus Towards Blockchain Could be an Indicator of Crypto Success

Facebook may have made a significant blockchain hire recently, but there is a shift occurring in the technological landscape as leading tech giants are seeing an exodus of their top talent toward careers in blockchain. Could this be an indicator of success for the cryptocurrency sector? Just last week, Facebook hired its first Director of Engineering for blockchain technology. Though it looks like this was an internal promotion of the engineer, Evan Cheng, who has

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New Bitcoin Scam Claims to Expose Your Porn Watching Habits

A new Bitcoin scam has risen in which victims are informed their entire adult content consumption has been recorded on video. In exchange for a Bitcoin payment, this information will magically disappear. Another Bitcoin Scam Arises Bitcoin users have long been targets for hackers. Various types of attacks exist to target these specific users, but

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4,500-Year-Old Board Game ‘Go’ Gets Blockchain Revamp

Lee Sedol, the world’s top player of 4,500-year-old Chinese board game Go, is working on a blockchain version of his beloved game in association with The Blockchain Inc. Sedol, was the fifth-youngest South Korean to become a professional Go player, at the age of 12, and he is widely considered to be the world’s most … Continued

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UK Mosque Raises 14,000 GBP in Cryptocurrency Donations Despite Concerns of Islamic Leaders

After announcing in early May that it would begin accepting cryptocurrency Sadaqah (donations), the Shacklewell Lane Mosque collected a staggering 13,983 GBP in digital currency during Ramadan.  The Turkish-run mosque in Hackney, East London initiated its plan to accept cryptocurrency earlier this summer, becoming the first in the country — and one of only a few in the world — to take digital currency as a form of donation. The Mosque partnered with London-based blockchain startup

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81% of ICOs Are Scams, U.S. Losing Token Sale Market Share: Report

Initial coin offering (ICO) promoters have been widely successful with regards to the quantity of projects they have been able to at least partially fund. On matters of quality, perhaps not so much. According to a report prepared by Satis Group Crypto Research, around 81% of the total number of initial coin offerings launched since

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Cryptocurrency’s People-Oriented Nature Beats Traditional Monetary System

At a time when central banks and other heavyweights in the traditional finance sector are busily stating reasons why bitcoin and the entire cryptocurrency ecosystem can’t function as fiat money, highly reputable serial entrepreneur Jeffrey Wernick has come up with ideas why he thinks the world’s legacy finance system is faulty. Central Banks Are not […]

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Does Trilliant’s Fractional Ownership Program Represent the Evolution of an ICO

The growing consumer demand for cryptocurrency tokens is undeniable. Reacting to the proliferating sector, innovative tech business, Trilliant, is launching 500 ‘next generation’ ATMs in Europe. It’s believed that the ATMs will be fully operational within the next 12 months and will service professional and amateur cryptocurrency traders making it as easy as it has […]

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Meet the Startup That’s Going to Change the Way We Handle Online Disputes

Blockchain newcomer JUR has developed a platform to bring better dispute resolution to local and global business transactions through smart contracts. Their blockchain based smart contract solution addresses problems within the existing legal dispute resolution system. Smart contracts were conceptualized several years before the first blockchain was ever even built. They were designed as a

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Between Oracles and Smart Contracts: JUR to Take Dispute Management Onto the Blockchain

In the past twenty years, technology has advanced to the point that it is now a ubiquitous part of our lives. The internet provides global connections that comprise everything from social media to e-commerce. Smartphones, affordable computers, and a continual, reliable internet connection have had a transformative effect on the way we interact with the

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Ethereum’s Next Big Game Will Offer Major League Baseball Collectibles

Major League Baseball (MLB) has taken a step into the blockchain and crypto world by launching its own Ethereum-based game, “MLB Crypto,” in partnership with blockchain dApp developer Lucid Sight, Yahoo Finance has reported. Welcome Baseball fans! Proud to be partnering with @MLB to bring True Digital Ownership to #baseball ⚾️ Stay tuned for more

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Luxury Platforms Have China’s New Millionaires Spending Their Cryptocurrency

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It’s no secret that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have made many people quite wealthy. While some choose to simply exchange their bitcoins for fiat, others prefer to spend their wealth on luxury platforms like Dadiani Fine Arts and The White Company. When Lambo? More like when Rolls-Royce? Eleesa Dadiani is the founder of the former. Her London-based fine art gallery accepts a range of cryptocurrencies as payment including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. The gallery forms

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Venezuelan Launches “Adopt a Family” Movement After Buying 400 Kg of Food With Crypto

A Venezuelan Redditor recently decided to use donations received in NANO to buy over 400 kg of food for his friends and family in the country, which is facing one of the deepest economic recessions yet. He’s now launching a movement to support others. As covered by CCN, the Venezuelan crypto enthusiast, going by Windows7733 … Continued

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