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Bitcoin may be staging the biggest challenge yet to gold and silver

Is bitcoin knocking some of the shine off gold? Bitcoin’s break above $7,300 on Thursday comes as gold futures have made curious moves, mostly trading sideways, despite weakness in the currency that underpins it—the U.S. dollar—and a downturn in bond yields. That raises a key question: Is the world’s No. 1 digital currency luring away […]

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Bitcoin Price Hits $6,600 as CME Announces Plans for Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin’s value is continuing to rise, sailing through $6,500 and $6,600 on Wednesday to hit a new all-time high.  The digital currency hit $6,634 just hours after smashing the $6,500 barrier on the 1st November, according to CoinMarketCap. The market capitalization of bitcoin subsequently rose to over $110 billion for the first time in its […]

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Interview: NewsBTC With Petr Belousov, CEO of Confideal

Most of the applications of the Blockchain technology is driven by the smart contracts, which have the capability of automating decision making and execution in most of the settings. As most of the big names across industries pour money into creating and implementing these smart contracts into their organization’s operations and workflow, smaller players with […]

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Creating a Blockchain-Based Network of Interoperable Artificial Intelligences

Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup SingularityNET, recently covered by Wired as “the most tech-hype idea of the year,” wants to democratize AI research and facilitate the emergence of human-level AI on a decentralized, open-source platform. SingularityNET operates on a belief that the benefits of AI should not be dominated by any small set of powerful institutions […]

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Ethereum Hitting $1,000 May Take Several Years

At the beginning of July, Luis Cuende, co-founder of Aragon, said that while Ethereum’s value will remain around $260 in the short-term, in the long run, it could hit $1,000. When, though, is this likely to take place? At present, ether is trading at $307, according to CoinMarketCap. When you compare it to bitcoin’s value, […]

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Florio: The platform that aims to move (half of) the world!

A recent study from McKinsey shows that almost half of the world’s adult population could be overweight or obese in 2030. At the moment the report states that nearly 30% of the global population is overweight or obese. The World Health Organization estimates that physical inactivity causes 5.3 million deaths a year worldwide. Making Low […]

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Experty Decentralized Peer to Peer Platform for Consulting Aims to Disrupt the $500 Billion USD Consulting Industry

The consulting industry is a $470 billion-dollar industry and quickly growing, but despite our move into the digital world, consultations are still stuck in the prehistoric age. Why is it that every time there is a problem with your computer you have to drive down to the computer store just to know what’s wrong with […]

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“Worse Than Tulips…” And Other Enduring Misconceptions About Crypto Assets

Via CoinDesk.com, Chris Burniske is a cofounder of Placeholder Ventures in New York and former blockchain products lead at ARK Investment Management LLC. Jack Tatar is an angel investor and advisor to startups. In this opinion piece, adapted from their book Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond, they explain what mainstream financial commentators still don’t understand […]

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Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Technology Meets Anarchy. Both Profit (Part 2)

Featured The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations.Section 1: The Trusted Third Party ProblemChapter 2: Monetary Theoryby Wendy McElroy Technology Meets Anarchy. Both Profit (Chapter 2, Part 2) Bitcoin is the catalyst for peaceful anarchy and freedom. It was built as a reaction against corrupt governments and financial institutions. It was not solely created […]

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