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The Problem With ‘Sustainable Journalism’ Platform Civil

ConsenSys backed “sustainable journalism” marketplace Civil isn’t raising as much as it had hoped in its ICO. Civil’s ambitious plans have been picked apart by, you guessed it,  journalists. Free Press or Censorship Civil’s approach to revolutionizing journalism has been questioned in a recent post by Financial Times’ Alphaville. Like many blockchain platforms, Civil’s design is […]

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First Fiat-to-Cryptocurrency Exchange Set to Launch in Singapore

Southeast Asia will purportedly see its first fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange launching in Singapore. The venue is intended to make digital currencies more accessible to both consumers and businesses. Fewer Barriers to Entry The first fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange will launch in Singapore, attempting to facilitate easier entry to the cryptocurrency market for both businesses and consumers. EurekaPro, as […]

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The Daily: Bitcoin’s Low Volatility and High Liquidity, PwC Backs Stablecoin

The Daily To kick-start the new week, we bring you news of bitcoin hitting a record low — for volatility, not price. There’s also been an altcoin breakout ahead of an impending Coinbase listing, a new metric for ranking cryptocurrencies and an obligatory new stablecoin story. It’s all covered in Monday’s edition of The Daily. […]

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The Daily: Wall Street-Backed Crypto Futures, Market Manipulation as a Service

The Daily Cryptocurrency attracts a diverse crowd, from speculators to scammers, and from financiers to gamblers. These groups, and their often opposing aims, are what make the cryptoconomy such a strange yet compelling place. In today’s edition of The Daily, for instance, we’ve got stories pertaining to a Wall Street-funded futures exchange, another US platform […]

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Ugandan Prince Brings Crypto-Powered Solar Energy to Africa

Have you noticed recently there are less emails from African princes, desperate for help getting fortunes out of their country? Perhaps that is because they are now investing in clean energy systems, utilizing cryptocurrency to benefit their countries.  You Say You Want a Revolution We often hear about how cryptocurrencies will free us from the tyranny […]

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Austria Falls Deeper into Debt, Turns to Ethereum Blockchain for Help

The government of Austria, like almost every other on the planet, is sinking deeper into debt. The country is planning to raise 1.15 billion euros in an auction next Tuesday. In an effort to reduce costs and increase efficiency, the bonds will be issued and authenticated using the Ethereum blockchain. Austrian finance minister Hartwig Löger […]

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Securing a Major Exchange Listing Is No Guarantee of Success

Exchanges It is widely assumed that securing listing on a major cryptocurrency exchange will ensure an altcoin’s long-term success. Many ICO buyers and project leaders believe this to be pivotal in determining their token’s fate. A look at the demand for less popular tokens on major exchanges, however, reveals this notion to be false. Also […]

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Wyoming’s Crypto Cowboys: First State Hackathon Lures 27 Teams

News Over nearly three days on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, more than two dozen hacker teams competed for cash and prizes in the state’s first ever Wyohackathon: Breakin’ Through. Organized by the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, the event included speakers from industry luminaries, and all three of the state’s gubernatorial candidates made an […]

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Bitpay CCO Holds Pessimistic Outlook for Altcoins

Altcoins In a recent interview, Sonny Singh, the chief commercial officer (CCO) of Bitpay, Inc, shared his outlook for the cryptocurrencies, emphasizing his optimism for the bitcoin markets, whilst also espousing a grim outlook for altcoins. Also Read: Bittrex to Launch Crypto Exchange in Malta Next Month “Big Entrants” Coming to Crypto Next Year – Sonny […]

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SEC Takes Action Against ‘First US Regulated Crypto Asset Fund’

Regulation The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Tuesday that it has taken action against two cryptocurrency firms. Both mark the “first-ever” action of their kind by the Commission. One is against the “first regulated crypto asset fund in the United States” and the other is against an “ICO Superstore.” Also read: 160 Crypto […]

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