Ripio Closes $37 Million ICO for Ethereum Lending Network

Blockchain startup Ripio has raised $37 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). Originally known as BitPagos, the company (which rebranded early this year) had previously raised $31 million during a presale, which included backing from FBG Capital and Blocktower Capital, among others. Investors from 25 countries participated in the two rounds, contributing a total of 121,300 ETH, according to […]

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Deutsche Bank Claims Fiat System is ‘Inherently Unstable,’ Could Digital Currencies Replace It?

A strategist at Deutsche Bank has written a paper discussing the start of the end of the fiat currency system. Could this be an opportunity for digital currencies to replace it? Deutsche Bank strategist Jim Reid has written that the dominance of the fiat system ‘is inherently unstable and prone to high inflation.’ He adds that the […]

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Access Your Tokens in the App. Guarda Announces the New Feature

Guarda, the team of blockchain professionals, recently introduced their new wallet to the market. The wallet is known for its hyper-security of the private key which is not transferred from the application in any way and is safely stored inside the Android key storage. Guarda added a new feature in their mobile application — the […]

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Deutsche Bank’s Jim Reid Fears Fiat Currency Will Disappear Rather Soon – The Merkle

There have been a lot of discussions as to what Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies may be able to achieve in the long run. This new form of money has a lot of potential, although that doesn’t mean it will replace fiat currency anytime soon. The latter category may not be around forever, though. Deutsche Bank’s Jim Reid, […]

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Announcing Quantstamp Partnership with Experty

Bitcoinist.net · November 6, 2017 · 3:30 pm San Francisco, November 7, 2017 – Quantstamp and Experty announce their partnership to provide smart contract auditing consultations. [Note: This is a press release.] Today, Quantstamp and Experty announced their partnership to solve one of the biggest problems currently facing the blockchain industry. Many blockchain companies are […]

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Graphene Block Propagation Technology Claims to be 10X More Efficient

Technology This week at the Scaling Bitcoin Conference 2017, at Stanford University in California, bitcoin proponents heard about a new block propagation technology that claims to be 10X more efficient than compact blocks. The protocol called “Graphene” is a new method of reducing bandwidth to propagate blocks to full nodes by utilizing bloom filters and […]

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In the Wake of a Successful IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, The NAGA Group AG Announces Upcoming NAGA Coin (NGC) Token Sale

In the Wake of a Successful IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, The NAGA Group AG Announces Upcoming NAGA Coin (NGC) Token Sale November 6, 2017 GMT | Guest User The NAGA Group AG is a German FinTech company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with over 150 employees. Today, they officially announced their Token […]

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