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By Dimitri Raptis | Cryptocurrency news: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and more

Coinbase now supports buying and selling Ethereum Classic

Coinbase has added a new buying option for its customers after the crypto exchange introduced Ethereum Classic to its collection.<p>The addition was first announced in July but Coinbase took its time to implement its newest addition following criticism over the way it added Bitcoin Cash last year. …

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Big brands like Facebook and Starbucks are going to take crypto to the next level, and they could leave some ICO projects in the dust

If you would have asked me in January - when we helped Kodak launch KodakOne and KodackCoin - if both Starbucks and Facebook would let the world know this year that they have their eyes on cryptocurrency, I would've said, "Not likely."<p>But here we are, six months later, and Facebook has reportedly …

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Toshi Goes Native to Become ‘Coinbase Wallet’

Toshi, the open source decentralized app (DApp) browser and wallet developed by Coinbase, is now going native to become “Coinbase Wallet,” according …

Venezuela Nationalizes Petro, Will Introduce Crypto-Based Salary System for Workers

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recently revealed that the nation’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, will be used as a unit of account by …

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Cryptocurrency investor robbed via his cellphone account sues AT&T for $224 million over loss

A U.S. investor filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T on Wednesday, accusing the telecommunications giant of negligence that allegedly caused the …

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The 6 Major Blockchain Trends For 2018 Outlined By Deloitte

While the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency remains in question, one of the technologies that has emerged in its wake is primed to do big things.<p>Blockchain continues to grow in popularity as people across multiple industries find new applications for it. Recently, Deloitte released a report …

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John McAfee's 'unhackable' cryptocurrency wallet has been hacked (again)

Remember John McAfee’s supposedly “unhackable” cryptocurrency wallet? It appears a group of researchers is about to prove the once-lauded antivirus pioneer wrong.<p>After cracking the so-called Bitfi wallet to play legendary game DOOM on it, today the researchers were able to successfully send signed …

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One Chart Explains Why You Should Own Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies

The past month and a half have been a rough time to be a Bitcoin investor. After seeing its value rise from $5,850 in late June to almost $8,400 on July 24 it has been on a slippery slope with a few short dead cat bounces and has fallen back to just above $6,000.<p>[Editor & Author’s note: Investing …

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Buying your Starbucks fix with Bitcoin is now a step closer to reality

INTERNATIONAL - It’s hard to buy coffee with Bitcoin, but Starbucks Corp. may be poised to make that easier. <br>The beverage retailer is teaming up with …

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Cryptocurrency: Your Current Options

Since its development in 2009, cryptocurrency has been in the financial space as both a threat and an innovation to the business and economic scene. …

IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40%

Did you just get a TV from Tokyo or flowers from France? Blockchain, that potentially disruptive but much-derided technology, might have helped deliver the goods.<p>A blockchain-based IBM partnership with global shipping colossus Maersk has now expanded to include 94 partners, Big Blue said Thursday. …

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Fondu

ICO smart-contract builder<p>Hi there! I guess you landed here to lay the foundation for your crowd sale smart-contract or even build it here …

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This app makes it super easy to write smart contracts for Ethereum

Writing smart contracts for Ethereum ETH is no longer the preserve of coders and programmers: there is now software that can automatically do that for you – or so the claims go.<p>Enter Fondu. The app provides a tool that helps non-coders get into the Ethereum smart contract game and launch their ICO …

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Starbucks may let customers pay with bitcoin

Starbucks customers may soon be able to pay for their lattes with bitcoin.<p>The company announced on Wednesday that it's teaming up with Microsoft and Intercontinental Exchange, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, to let customers use cryptocurrencies to buy items in stores<b>.</b><p>The companies are …

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200,000 Routers Turned Into Mindless Crypto Coin Mining Zombies

Somewhere out there a cybercriminal is lining his or her pockets with cryptocurrency. Whoever it is isn’t using powerful computers to do the mining. Instead, this individual is using an ever-growing army of enslaved routers to do the dirty work.<p>Researchers at Trustwave have found a new strain of …

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Bitcoin Slumps; German Stock Exchange Enters Crypto

© Reuters. Bitcoin fell on Friday.<p>Investing.com - Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were lower on Friday, as Bitcoin fell to a two-week low.<p>Bitcoin …

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World’s Second Largest Bitcoin Miner Canaan Creative Releases BTC-Mining Television Set

Canaan Creative, the world’s second largest Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, has launched what it claims is the “first ever” Bitcoin mining …

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'Netflix for cryptomining' worth £47m after London stock exchange debut

A cryptocurrency company has made history after becoming the first digital coin mining firm to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.<p>Argo Blockchain, which is headquartered in London but runs its service from a data-centre in Canada, has raised £25m following its debut, giving it a valuation of …

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Millions of webstores can now accept cryptocurrency through Coinbase

Coinbase announcements are dropping faster than exchange hacks these days. It’s just released a brand-new plugin that makes accepting cryptocurrency way easier for millions of websites.<p>The new plugin, spotted by DailyHodl, enables WooCommerce webstores to accept major cryptocurrencies directly into …

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PR: Nexty Platform – a Breakthrough for E-Commerce and Retails

<i>This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com</i> …

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The Future of Blockchain, According to the CEO of the World's Biggest Crypto Company

Changpeng Zhao is down to earth for a crypto billionaire. The CEO of Binance, which emerged out of nowhere last year to become the world’s biggest …

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John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ Bitcoin wallet (allegedly) got hacked

John McAfee threw down the gauntlet last week when claiming his newly-created Bitcoin wallet, Bitfi, was “unhackable.” It took security researchers less than a week to hack it.<p>As of yesterday, a Dutch security researcher known as “OverSoft” claimed to have root access to McAfee’s unhackable wallet. …

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Bitcoin Miners See A Bullish Breakout On The Horizon

The price of bitcoin surged above $8,000 last Tuesday for the first time since May after the Group of 20 (G20) meeting in Argentina concluded with little urgency to take regulatory action on cryptocurrencies. In a communiqué, G20 finance ministers and central bank governors expressed confidence …

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Dubai Plans to 'Disrupt' Its Own Legal System with Blockchain

A Dubai-based international court dealing with civil and commercial disputes in the financial industry is planning to launch what it calls a "Court …

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New Cryptocurrency Exchange Targets European Regulatory Compliance

<i>Editor’s Note: This article has been amended to clarify the current status of Blocktrade’s regulatory efforts.</i><p>A new cryptocurrency exchange has launched with a goal of complying with local regulatory requirements. If approved by the Financial Markets Authority the exchange, Blocktrade.com, will …

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Crypto Week In Review: Nasdaq Leads Regulation Talks, Legitimizing Bitcoin

Discussion about cryptocurrency-related regulation continued into this past week, as Bitcoin took the lead, driving the market up by just under 10% …

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Blockchain May Add $5 Billion to Indian Economy In The Next Five Years, Expert Says

Distributed ledger technology may add $5 billion to Indian economy in the next five years, according to NASSCOM’s VP Industry Initiatives. The …

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New Gallup Poll Shows Only 2% of US Investors Own Bitcoin, But 26% Are ‘Intrigued’

The results of a Wells Fargo/Gallup poll published July 27 finds that only two percent of U.S. investors own Bitcoin, but 26 percent are intrigued by …

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ICOs for Thai Property Crowdfunding

4Mar 2018<p>Posted on March 4, 2018<p>Comments: Comments Off on ICOs for Thai Property Crowdfunding<p>Comments Off on ICOs for Thai Property …

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