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This Week in Bitcoin: Time to Build

News If there’s one thing a crypto recession’s good for, it’s rebuilding. It’s debatable whether we’re in a full-blown recession admittedly, but whatever you wanna call it, the charts ain’t looking too pretty. The upside to that is it’s a great time for looking elsewhere. With Easter imminent, it seems fitting that some of crypto’s […]

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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Ads, But Bitcoin Not Affected

Allen Scott · March 14, 2018 · 4:15 am Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Google has announced it will ban cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) promotional material from its ad platform. Google Cracks Down on Sketchy ICOs & Crypto Ads Alphabet Inc.’s Google explained the new policy will go into effect in June […]

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What are ERC-20 Tokens? A Beginner’s Explanation

Last updated on March 13th, 2018 at 12:40 am Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become extremely popular ways to raise funds while avoiding the regulatory restrictions of fiat financing. In 2017, ICOs raised around $6.5 billion. And as of March 2018, they’d already raised $2 billion this year. The majority of ICOs are based on […]

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5 Things the SEC Wants You to Know About ICOs

Adam James · March 13, 2018 · 3:30 pm Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are everywhere in the unregulated cryptocurrency space and have already proven themselves to be an incredibly effective means of crowdfunding projects with digital currency. Sometimes, however, ICOs are little more than fraudulent scams aiming to liberate investors from their hard-earned Ethereum (ETH). […]

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SWAPY – Using Blockchain to Enable Easy Access to Credit and Affordable Loans

Bitcoinist.net · March 12, 2018 · 3:30 pm The biggest problem affecting low-income earners in developing countries from achieving a better quality of life is inaccessibility to credit. In fact, one of the main goals of the United Nations is inclusive and sustainable economic growth that can only be achieved if low-income earners (for emerging […]

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Can Baroness Michelle Mone’s EQUI Token Transform Venture Capital?

Allen Scott · March 9, 2018 · 3:00 pm After raising over $7 million USD in just a few days of its pre-sale, EQUI is carrying a lot of momentum to transform venture capital (VC) investing. Bitcoinist spoke with Baroness Michelle Mone and Doug Barrowman about the project and why they believe it will be a […]

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Japan Toughens Oversight, Penalizes Cryptocurrency Exchanges

In its most sweeping crackdown yet, a Japanese regulator has penalized seven cryptocurrency exchanges, requiring two to halt operations for one month. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) announced today, March 8, 2018, that it came down on the exchanges due to their failure to provide proper internal-control systems. All of the exchanges were ordered to […]

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Zero Edge Raised Significant Funds in Pre-Sale

Bitcoinist.net · March 7, 2018 · 2:00 am Zero Edge raised $5 million USD from private investors during its pre-ICO. Zero Edge is set to fully revolutionize the online casino industry with its brand new cryptocurrency-based online gambling model. In its run-up to Pre-ICO and ICO, Zero Edge has already attracted widescale global investment, giving […]

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Here’s how many of the world’s ultrawealthy are increasing their cryptocurrency investments

What are the world’s uber-rich doing when it comes to cryptocurrencies? A growing number of high- net-worth individuals are attracted to them. More than one in five — 21% — of respondents in an annual survey of wealth advisers and private bankers said clients had increased their investments in cryptocurrencies in 2017, according to Knight […]

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Decentralized Exchange IDEX Hits $13 Million a Day While Etherdelta Falters

Featured The Myspace/Facebook analogy has been gratuitously overused, yet it aptly describes Etherdelta and IDEX. The former was once the only decentralized exchange in town, a hub of ERC20 tokens bolted to a barely usable interface. Then Etherdelta (ED) got hacked and launched a pointless ICO. While ED floundered, IDEX assembled a user-friendly alternative that […]

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