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Dash Focuses On Use As Currency With 3 New Partnerships

Three separate partnerships this week are seeing Dash further integrate itself as a currency for everyday payments.<p>Gift card operator BitCart, …

Finance

Bitcoin ETF Reconsidered by SEC, Ethereum ETF Version May Be Approved

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to reexamine its decision to refuse the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF.<p>After originally blocking the …

Bitcoin

A CEO in a Cypherpunk World: Interview With Ryan Taylor

Formerly the Director of Finance for Dash’s Core team, Ryan Taylor was recently promoted to CEO over Core, as founder Evan Duffield moved to an …

Bitcoin

Grayscale Opens Ethereum Classic Vehicle to Accredited Investors

Digital Currency Group subsidiary Grayscale Investments is launching a new investment vehicle for the alternative digital asset ether classic.<p>The …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain startup Gnosis to freeze tokens after strong sale

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After an initial digital currency sale that raised $12.5 million in just 12 minutes, blockchain startup Gnosis has decided to leave most of its remaining currency untouched for at least a year, co-founder Martin Koppelmann told Reuters on Tuesday.<p>Gnosis, a Gibraltar-registered …

Bitcoin

Former Coinbase Engineer Launches Ethereum Search Engine

A former software engineer for cryptocurrency exchange startup Coinbase has launched a new search engine for ethereum, the second largest blockchain …

Bitcoin

Litecoin's SegWit Activation: Why it Matters and What's Next

In an era when blockchain upgrades have been defined by years of intellectual combat, a new milestone is set to offer a stark contrast to that …

Bitcoin

6 Important Ethereum Co-founders to Keep an eye on

<b>The Ethereum ecosystem has gotten a lot of attention over the past few years. Not only did the project raise a lot of funding before it was</b> …

Bitcoin Abandoned as These Booming Cryptocurrencies Take Center Stage

Bitcoin has made investors nervous lately. Discussions about the cryptocurrency’s imminent polarization surge across market headlines, deterring …

Steve Ballmer Spends Millions To Redesign Government Information

The former Microsoft CEO and current Clippers owner wants to give back through a powerful data visualization tool.<p>What does the average teacher make? How much does the U.S. spend on defense? Is crime going up or down–and how does that correlate with the police we employ and criminals we incarcerate?<p>…

Steve Ballmer

New global fund to raise $300 million for digital currency investments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabit, a global fund that invests in digital currencies, has been launched with a target of $300 million, co-founder Liam Robertson said in an interview, as managers seek to tap growing demand for virtual assets that allow for instant, borderless transactions.<p>Digital …

Cryptocurrency

The 6 Most Important Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin

Bitcoin has not just been a trendsetter, ushering in a wave of cryptocurrencies built on decentralized peer-to-peer network, it’s become the de facto …

Bitcoin

800% Growth? Q1's Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Posted Big Gains

The first quarter of 2017 saw dramatic price gains for the top cryptocurrencies, as the total market added nearly $7bn in value.<p>The so-called 'blue …

Cryptocurrency

Billionaire Investor Holds 10 Percent of His Life Savings in Bitcoin, Predicts Price to Hit $2,000

Billionaire hedge fund investor Mike Novogratz, who made it into the Forbes billionaire list in 2008, revealed that he holds 10 percent of his net …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry - Bitcoin News

<b>The Bitcoin scaling debate affects some businesses more than others, but few real-world businesses have the volume to watch Bitcoin’s momentum react</b> …

Bitcoin

Be Warned: Shooting with the Leica M240 is Addicting

A word of advice: if you don’t intend on buying a Leica, don’t play with one. The feeling of shooting with one can be quite compelling, and before …

Cameras

Mark Zuckerberg just signed the death warrant for the smartphone

It's no secret Mark Zuckerberg is pinning Facebook's prospects on augmented reality — technology that overlays digital imagery onto the real world, like Snapchat's signature camera filters.<p>At this year's F8 conference, taking place this week, Zuckerberg doubled down on the company's ambitious …

Augmented Reality

Fintech investor: 'Anything that has machine learning or blockchain in it, the valuation goes up, 2, 3, 4, 5x'

LONDON — Valuations of financial technology companies are "frothy," according to one of the cofounder of a new fintech-focused investment company.<p>Andy Stewart, a managing partner at Motive Partners, said at the International Fintech conference in London last week: "I would call valuations right now …

FinTech

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are four ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo and Dot devices, and with the Amazon Fire TV -- …

Amazon Echo

3 Skyrocketting Bitcoin Alternatives - Monero, Ethereum and DASH

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies reached unprecedented values in recent months. The beginning of this year saw investors swarming in on alternative …

Global Cryptocurrency

• The current number of unique active users of cryptocurrency wallets is estimated to be between 2.9 million and 5.8 million.<br>• The lines between the …

Banking

Moscow will host the largest exhibition of crypto wallets and mining hardware

On April 19, an exhibition of hardware and software for cryptocurrency industry will take place within Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia. It is …

Cryptocurrency

Two Japanese Retail Chains Will Accept Bitcoin, Bitcoin Merchants Number Explode

Two Japanese retail chains have announced they will accept Bitcoin in a leap forward for the cryptocurrency’s biggest trading market.<p>Bic Camera, the …

Cryptocurrency

We Are Building The Next Big Thing In Personal Financing at MyMoneyKarma

In today’s world, Finance has become a very broad term with thousands of products being offered by different Banks and other financial institutions. …

FinTech

Bitcoin Value Surges Worldwide As Japan Recognizes It As Legal Tender

The price of Bitcoin has jumped in the wake of Japan recognizing the cryptocurrency as a legal payment method.<p>Bitcoin prices surpassed $1,130 on most …

Bitcoin

Iyzico, a Turkish online payments company and potential Stripe competitor, closes $15M Series C

Iyzico, the Turkish fintech startup to let e-commerce sites and other apps easily accept online payments, has closed $15 million in a Series C round, $13 million of which was announced earlier this year.<p>Joining the round is London-based VC Amadeus Capital Partners, investing $2 million, while the …

Startups

Why Everyone’s Talking About ‘Initial Coin Offerings’

For early stage companies, venture capital isn’t the only name in town these days.<p>Startups built on blockchain technology—distributed ledgers that …

Bitcoin

Did JPMorgan Chase Just Start A Digital Advertising Revolution?

Most Popular<p>JPMorgan Chase had a bold idea: Spurred by word that one of its ads had appeared on a website called Hillary 4 Prison, it would slash the …

Advertising

7 killer ways to influence user behaviour

Websites employ psychological techniques to influence the behaviour of their users. Drawing on decades of academic research that explains how our …

UX Design

Bitcoin in Japan: Officially Recognized in April; Asset or Expense?

As a Japanese Cabinet-signed law recognizing virtual currencies like bitcoin as a legal method of payment goes into effect on April 1, bitcoin …

Bitcoin