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Massachusetts Censures Five ICO Crypto Startups in a Single Day

Crowdfunding Crowdfunding in the United States is a most dangerous game. Massachusetts brought no fewer than five acts of censure on the same day this week. Censure is a formal legal settlement entered into, in this case, with crypto companies accused of financial law violations, and usually involve a Consent Order (to prevent further prosecution, […]

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Russians Think Bitcoin Makes a Great Present

Featured Cryptocurrency is gaining popularity in Russia as a good idea for a gift. According to a new survey, more and more Russians believe cryptos, like bitcoin, would make their girlfriends and wives happy on special occasions. The 8th of March is celebrated as Women’s Day in Russia and in many other countries.   Also […]

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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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Liechtenstein’s Bank Frick is Offering Cryptocurrency Investments and Cold Storage

Adam James · March 3, 2018 · 2:00 am Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick is now giving its clients the ability to buy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple, and Ethereum, while also promising to secure their cryptocurrency purchases from cyber attacks with backed-up cold-storage wallets. You Don’t Have to ‘Be Your Own Bank’ While many of Europe’s […]

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The Awesome Power of Combining AI and Blockchain

Julio Gil-Pulgar · March 3, 2018 · 3:30 pm Innovative companies are rushing to create real-world business applications that combine artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology. For example, JD.Com, the largest retailer in China, recently launched a new accelerator, AI Catapult, to build new businesses and applications using AI and blockchain technology. Separately, Porsche is […]

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Paying off credit cards, upping 401(k) contributions: These people found the secret to financial success is a few strong drinks

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Some Reddit users find alcohol loosens their inhibitions enough to finally check their online accounts. See full story. Dow, S&P 500 book 6th straight gain as stocks post best week in years; Nasdaq lags The Dow and S&P 500 on Friday log their sixth straight advance, notching a slight gain at the […]

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Several States Spearhead Bitcoin Adoption in the U.S.

Economy & Regulation U.S. states with positive attitudes have advanced towards bitcoin legalization – a process that a growing number of elected officials consider inevitable, if not desirable. Numerous crypto-friendly bills have been introduced, and some of them have received approval in committees and houses of state legislatures. One wouldn’t necessarily think of states like […]

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MARK.SPACE Raises Hopes of a Lucrative Alliance between VR and E-Commerce through its Revolutionary Blockchain Powered Ecosystem

Bitcoinist.net · February 11, 2018 · 3:15 pm The much-anticipated merging of two groundbreaking technologies, VR and E-Commerce, may soon become a reality with the recent launch of MARK.SPACE. This blockchain based VR/3D platform empowers all online retailers to enjoy the benefits of VR regardless of their size, by eliminating the need for expensive VR-equipment […]

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World Central Banker to Central Banks: Bitcoin Is a Bubble, Ponzi, and Disaster

Featured General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Agustín Carstens, gave a talk at Goethe University in its House of Finance, Tuesday, 6 February in Frankfurt. Titled Money in the Digital Age: What Role for Central Banks?, the talk saw Mr. Carstens acknowledge “We have seen a bit of a shift, to issues […]

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