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Deepak Chopra: The Right Guest for the Ethereal Conference?

Nick Chong · April 16, 2018 · 3:15 am The Ethereal conference, set to begin on May 11th, has fallen on some controversy involving one of its newly announced guests, Deepak Chopra.  Ethereal brings futurists, entrepreneurs, investors, media icons, government officials, artists, musicians, and humanitarians for a day of storytelling and knowledge sharing. This is […]

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What Is Ether? – Bitcoin Magazine

Ether is the underlying token powering the Ethereum blockchain, but it serves a slightly different purpose than bitcoin does to the Bitcoin blockchain. Although ether is traded on public markets and has displayed price appreciation similar to bitcoin, they are quite different by design. Ether is not intended to be a unit of currency on […]

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Bitcoin Prediction Market Fairlay Sees Sizable Volumes

Emerging Markets In the cryptocurrency ecosystem, the concept of prediction markets is a topical subject. There are a few projects in the works hoping to build decentralized prediction markets such as Augur and Hivemind. One particular project, although not fully ‘trustless’ at the moment, Fairlay, has been moving a staggering amount of volume over the […]

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4 Tips for Investing in Cryptocurrencies: What to Be Aware of in 2018

Bitcoinist.net · April 7, 2018 · 3:30 am Alexander Borodich, CEO of Universa.io and “business angel of year 2016,” shares a few tips on investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for 2018. [Editor’s note: This article was submitted by guest author: Alexander Borodich, CEO Universa.io, venture investor, and Forbes contributor who also has a Ph.D. in mathematics and electronics.] Cryptocurrencies, […]

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England: Unauthorized Crypto Futures and ICOs are Criminal Offences

Featured In a statement released 6 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of England attempted to clarify its jurisdiction in the ever-booming cryptocurrency industry. While acknowledging cryptos are “not currently” regulated by the bureau, crypto futures, contracts for difference (CFDs), options, and initial coin offerings (ICOs) do indeed fall under their purview. Furthermore, crypto […]

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Stablecoins: Scam or Cryptocurrency Volatility Safehaven?

Nick Chong · April 4, 2018 · 5:00 am Stablecoins, cryptocurrencies pegged to external values outside of the cryptocurrency market, have been all the talk lately, especially in the recent market pullback. Tether, the biggest stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has recently come under fire due to a lack of transparency. Let’s face it, […]

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Mining at University – Does It Make Sense?

Nick Chong · April 4, 2018 · 5:00 pm Post-secondary students have found ways to utilize and take advantage of benefits seen at universities to get into the cryptocurrency space via mining, but is it worth it? The Growth of Crypto Mining There has been no doubt that cryptocurrency mining has absolutely exploded over the […]

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Cryptocurrency Malware ComboJack Targets Clipboard Data – Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Melanie Kramer · April 2, 2018 · 4:30 pm Malware identified by Palo Alto Networks targets data held on user clipboards from cut, copy and paste actions. ComboJack is a trojan able to replace unsuspecting user’s wallet data with the wallet address of an attacker. ComboJack embeds itself on user systems with a possible source […]

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OmiseGO and Vitalik Buterin Donate $1 Million in OMG to Impoverished Refugees

Adam James · April 1, 2018 · 4:00 pm OmiseGO and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin are donating $1 million worth of OMG tokens directly to refugees living in extreme poverty. The donation will be made to GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization operating in East Africa which will deliver the funds. Helping the Unbanked OmiseGO and Vitalik […]

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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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