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Inside the Jordan refugee camp that runs on blockchain - MIT Technology Review

A few times a month, Bassam pushes a shopping cart through the aisles of a grocery store stocked with bags of rice, a small selection of fresh …

Blockchain

Blockchain for Social Impact

The promise — and potential — of blockchain to drive social impact is massive, but how much of it is hype and how much is reality?<p>Proponents contend …

Blockchain

Bitcoin spikes 14% in less than an hour

Bitcoin surged more than 14% in less than an hour Thursday morning, bringing the world's largest cryptocurrency closer to the $8,000 level that it has not seen since March.<p>It's the biggest intra-day gain for bitcoin in almost two months, according to historical data from CoinMarketCap.<p>Despite the …

Cryptocurrency

Another One Bites The Dust: Texas Orders Allegedly Fraudulent Crypto Investment Program To Cease And Desist

The Texas State Securities Board has sent an Emergency Cease and Desist letter on April 5 to Mark J. Moncher, the Millionaire Mentor University, and …

Cryptocurrency

What's behind the plunge in bitcoin?

Cryptocurrency – that hip computer-software money that was supposed to sweep cash into the dustbin of history – is having its comeuppance in 2018. …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Could Suffer The Same Fate As The Tech Bubble, Only Faster

There were hundreds of tech companies formed during the tech bubble in 1998 to 2000. It seemed that anyone starting a business based on the Internet and had an i in its name would have VCs competing to throw money at them. Companies just had to show they had eyeballs, and not revenue, to justify …

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The businesses that still accept Bitcoin are the ones for whom Bitcoin doesn't matter

Bitcoin dipped, once again, below $10,000 early in March. In February, it dipped below $9000. It's currently floating in the $6,000-7,000 and where …

Bitcoin

Is Ripple About to Become Another Ethereum?

<b>For only the second time in its history, an attempt at tokenizing Ripple’s XRP ledger through an initial coin offering (ICO) is being seriously</b> …

Cryptocurrency

This blockchain-based surveillance startup detects crime in real-time

<b>A security company wants to modernize the “backward-looking” and “inherently inefficient” video surveillance industry by offering a blockchain-based system which allows users to react to threats in real time.</b><p>Faceter’s decentralized surveillance technology – which it claims is a world first for …

Blockchain

Cryptocurrency litecoin falls 10% after payments processor 'LitePay' closes; 'We got too excited,' coin founder says

Litecoin dropped Monday after news that payments processor LitePay has ceased operations, prompting an apology from the coin's founder for promoting …

Cryptocurrency

SEND $10,000 FOR 1 CENT: BITCOIN TRANSACTION FEES HIT ‘UNFAIRLY CHEAP’ LEVELS

<b>Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fees are at a major low, making it the cheapest time for nearly 12 months to send bitcoin.</b><p>According to a Twitter-based …

Bitcoin

What the World’s Governments Are Saying About Cryptocurrencies

Getting your head around cryptocurrencies was hard enough before governments got involved. But now that policy makers around the world are drawing up …

Cryptocurrency

Big Banks Could Eventually Warm Up To Bitcoin And Ripple

Big banks want to crush Ripple and Bitcoin. At least, that’s the impression one gets by listening to speeches of high profile bankers, attacking the very premise and the valuation of Bitcoin.<p>Last year, for instance, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. leader Jamie Dimon called the digital currency a “fraud,” …

Cryptocurrency

Tron Price Gains 40% Overnight as Markets Show a Rebound

<b>There is never a boring day in the world of cryptocurrency. As of right now, most of the markets are in surprisingly good shape, although that</b> …

Trading

Which Crypto Exchange Should You Use?

Fiat Exchanges (Coinbase) vs. Centralized Exchanges (Binance) vs. Decentralized Exchanges (IDEX)<p>One of the difficult things about crypto in its …

Cryptocurrency

1 Change The Bitcoin Posse Is Unlikely To See

Bitcoin will reach the moon,” they said. “$20,000 is only the beginning,” they pressed. The harsh reality of the recent move is that appreciation has …

Stock Markets

Venezuelans to Buy Homes and Property with State Cryptocurrency

<b>Venezuelans will be able to buy houses and other property with their new national cryptocurrency. Real estate deals in petro will be authorized in</b> …

Venezuela

New Abstract Painting Series Offers Crypto To Anyone Who Can Solve Its Puzzles

A new painting series allows anyone the chance to try to solve its abstract puzzles, with access to cryptocurrencies as a reward to finding the …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Investors Should Stay Away from Venezuela's Petro

<i>Yaya J. Fanusie is the director of analysis at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance. Follow him on</i> …

Venezuela

Group 3

It has been a tough couple weeks for GAW with a $350,000 lawsuit and now an announcement that it and its cryptocoin, Paycoin, has changed from its …

Bitcoin

ICO investment tips with David Webb

By David Webb Initial Coin Offering (ICO) trading revolves around businesses offering new units of cryptocurrency or crypto-tokens to investors and …

Cryptocurrency

This Week in Bitcoin: A New Dawn

<b>It’s too early to tell whether the crypto markets are out of the woods and inching back into the light. If a doctor was giving the prognosis, she</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto update: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Litecoin (LTC) have a solid weekend

It was a reasonably mixed weekend of trade for cryptocurrency markets with a lot of the solid gains made on Saturday being given back during trade on …

Cryptocurrency

Malta Wants to Become The ‘Blockchain Island’, With World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange

This week, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange with a $1.7 billion daily trading volume, has relocated its headquarters to Malta, a …

Cryptocurrency

Ripple Xcurrent Likely To Be Launched In China This Year

A Ripple Breakthrough appears imminent with the company engaging in informal talks with the Chinese banks, regulators and payment providers with the …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Mania Peaked Around Christmas, Fallen Markedly Since Says IG Group

<b>As if it wasn’t clear enough, we just got another indication that the cryptocurrency markets have soured for price speculators. One of the biggest</b> …

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What You Need To Know About ICOs: Mohammed Alsehli, Founder And CEO , ArabianChain

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p><i>Entrepreneur Middle East asked a few UAE-based investors and entrepreneurs about their thoughts on the brave new world of Initial Coin Offerings</i> …

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Steven Seagal-Endorsed Bitcoin Knockoff Gets Strong Regulatory Warnings

Regulators in New Jersey and Tennessee are sending clear signals that investors should steer clear of a cryptocurrency endorsed by faded action-film …

Cryptocurrency

Puregold: Tokenizing gold to enable cashless transactions

This is gold, Mr Bond. All my life, I have been in love with its color, its brilliance, its divine heaviness. I welcome any enterprise that will …

Cryptocurrency