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Blockchain Platform NULS Secures Investment from Bitmain

Blockchain Platform NULS Secures Investment from Bitmain

NULS, a customizable enterprise solutions platform for the blockchain, announced at its recent Mainnet launch conference in Beijing that it has secured an investment from Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain. NULS Provides a Customized Blockchain NULS is a modular blockchain platform targeted at enterprise clients that want to set up bespoke blockchain solutions. Established in 2017 as an open source project, it allows developers to come up with customized subchains which are different blockchain modules. This helps

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Can Blockchain and AI Make Ads Work for You?

Can Blockchain and AI Make Ads Work for You?

With the growth of the internet, a massive industry of online and digital advertising has sprung up, which has had a huge impact on the global economy. For many businesses, online marketing is now the first consideration in selling products and services, and the sector is worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Tech giants like Facebook and Twitter, as well as the media industry as a whole, relies on digital advertising as a major income

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League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner

League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner

League of Legends players in the Philippines are in a state after it was discovered that a malicious script used to mine cryptocurrencies by hijacking users’ computing power was discovered in the game’s Garena client. Cryptojackers Targeting Gamers League of Legends is one of the most popular online games, amassing more than 81 million active monthly players according to a popular gaming media outlet. The astronomical number has, however, caught the attention of wrongdoers as

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Bitcoin Ownership Rising Throughout Canada

Canada has seen an increase in its bitcoin ownership rate from 2.9 percent in 2016 to 5.0 percent in 2017. Usage trends have also shifted, with most Canadians now holding bitcoin primarily for investment purposes.  The Bank of Canada has released its findings from a two-year long study that was completed to better assess Canadians’ usage and adoption of Bitcoin. The study, which began in 2016, followed central bank chief Stephen S. Poloz’s cautionary advice:

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Death Cross

Death Cross

It’s rare to see a sporting event having an impact on global markets but the graph doesn’t lie. Here we can see the action on the Pound Sterling with the exact time of the game in the purple box. Notice the rally near the beginning of the game following Trippier’s goal, then excitement fading by the end of the game. It was a great game. Better luck next time, England. Now focus shifts back to Brexit,

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Bitcoin Will End Up in One of Three Ways, Predicts Expert

Bitcoin Will End up in One of Three Ways, Predicts Expert

Still only nine years old, Bitcoin continues to be a major topic of discussion within the global business industry. Bloomberg’s Noah Smith believes that the future of the top-ranked cryptocurrency has three possible outcomes. Three Possible Future Scenarios for Bitcoin Smith’s first scenario sees Bitcoin replacing fiat currencies all over the world. In this construct, BTC becomes the de facto payment means for all types of transactions like mortgage payments, import duties, etc. Notable “techpreneurs”

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‘I Wish I’d Invested In Cryptocurrency,’ Say 38 Percent Of South Africans

South Africa Cryptocurrency

38 percent of South Africans “wish they had invested” in cryptocurrency as businesses report “decent” interest in the emerging technology from corporate investors. 40 Percent of South Africans ‘Aware’ of Crypto Results of pan-African investment bank Old Mutual’s 2018 “Savings & Investment Monitor,” released this week, reveal attitudes to Bitcoin locally are swiftly transforming. Overall awareness of cryptocurrency has hit 40 percent of South African respondents, with whom the bank held face-to-face interviews in April

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Bancor Aftermath: Charlie Lee Sees Lightning Network As ‘Ultimate’ Exchange

Self-proclaimed ‘decentralized’ exchange platform Bancor has resumed operations after a $12 million hack, officials confirmed Wednesday. Bancor Resumes Trading After ‘Scam’ Accusations Bancor — which initially lost its own BNT, Ether (ETH) and Pundi X tokens in the attack — faced a broader industry backlash as the sudden theft sparked criticism its decentralization claims were fraudulent. In an update republished on social media, Bancor pledged to provide more information on the events, while seeking to

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Investor Bets $6.3 Million on Bitcoin to Beat Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway

A “well-known cryptocurrency expert” has asked for a bet with Berkshire Hathaway that the price of a bitcoin will top the notorious crypto skeptic’s share price by 2023.  Bitcoin Bet: 5 Years, $1.2 Billion Announcing the pending deal on Twitter, William Hill Australia CEO Tom Waterhouse said the unnamed investor wishes to bet 8.5 million AUD (6.3 million USD) — standing to net $1.2 billion if proven right. “Have put him in touch with large syndicate

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$60k Bitcoin in 2018? TenX Co-founder ‘Still Confident’

Bitcoin’s prolonged bear market may be giving many people the blues, but some remain staunchly bullish on the market leader for the remainder of 2018. One such bull is TenX’s Julian Hosp.  When Moon? Back in December 2017, when Bitcoin was at its all-time high, Hosp, president and co-founder of the cryptocurrency wallet and card start-up, predicted the market leader would reach $60,000 this year — and he’s sticking to it. Hosp told CNBC’s Akiko

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Ripple Adds Facebook, Mastercard and Citibank Veteran to Leadership Team

Real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network Ripple has announced the addition of Kahina Van Dyke to its leadership team as the new senior vice president of business and corporate development. The banking and technology veteran “will focus on driving new, strategic partnerships for Ripple across the global financial services industry.” ‘Bringing Leading Brands Together Through Partnerships’ Van Dyke most notably led global teams at traditional financial institutions like Mastercard and Citibank. However, she most recently

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3 Reasons Why The Bitcoin ETF Could Happen Next Month

Bitcoin ETF Wall

A lot has changed in the Bitcoin space since the Winklevoss Twins’ proposed Bitcoin ETF was rejected in March of last year. Let’s look at the three biggest reasons why the SEC could now give the green light next month. ‘We strongly urge that this ETF get approved’ Earlier this week, Bitcoinist reported that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has filed for a proposed rule change to list and trade shares of Van Eyck Investment

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