Monthly Archives: March 2018

Ripple Donates $29 Million XRP to US Public Schools

Adam James · March 28, 2018 · 4:15 am Ripple, a leading real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network, has announced its $29 million donation in support of public schools in the United States. Helping Educators Inspire the Next Generation Ripple, home to the third largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and founded by one […]

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Starbucks tried, and failed, to make this the next Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks Corp.’s most recent limited-time beverage, the Crystal Ball Frappuccino, was a social media bust, according to Stifel analysts, with experts making a case that the drink missed the mark on Instagram-readiness. The Crystal Ball Frappuccino, which was offered in the U.S., Canada and Mexico from March 22 through March 26, was crème-based, made with […]

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80,000 New Merchants in Europe Gain Option to Accept Crypto

Featured Vilnius-based Coingate, cryptocurrency payment gateway for European merchants, is teaming with Paris-based Prestashop, an open source ecommerce solution. The combination means more choices for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and might encourage an increase in adoption. Also read: Bitcoiners Demand More Crypto CFDs and Spread-Betting in the UK Coingate + Prestashop = 80,000 More Merchants Dmitrijus Borisenka, Coingate […]

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Increased Github Scrutiny Means Lazy ICO Developers Have No Place to Hide

Technology Scrutinizing Github commits is a task that calls for technical knowledge. As a result, any layperson scrutinizing a repository won’t glean much other than the level of activity. Thankfully, that’s starting to change. New tools and blogs have made it easier for anyone to discern the quality of code uploaded by cryptocurrency projects. As […]

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Markets Update: Trader Sentiment Optimistic But Signals Still Unclear

Market Updates Cryptocurrency markets are bouncing around in value over the course of the weekend as the entire crypto-market capitalization currently rests at $329 billion USD. BTC/USD markets briefly jumped above the $9K region on Sunday, March 25 but dropped an hour later to a low of $8,398. Most of the digital currencies within the […]

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Slush Pool Mines the First ASIC Boost Block Sparking More Debate

Mining On March 24, the mining operation Slush Pool announced it had mined a block using the controversial ASIC Boost protocol and did so using a Halong Miner. The news follows the pool revealing it was compatible with ASIC Boost which sparked up a heated debate just recently. Also read: What is Asicboost? — An Interview […]

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