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Ripple CEO and Ethereum Co-Founder Criticize ICO Industry

Altcoins In a recent interview, Ripple chief executive officer, Brad Garlinghouse, and Ethereum co-founder, Joseph Lubin, have criticized the current state of the ICO industry. The pair expressed concerns that although many “high-quality projects” are using ICOs as a fundraising vehicle, numerous “copycat projects” have raised money without “intend[ing] to deliver any […]

Coinbase Announce Cryptocurrency Custodianship as Institutional Money Floods In

Markets and Prices It’s hard to keep pace with the spate of stories surrounding institutional support for bitcoin right now. From futures contracts to bitcoin trading desks, big money is pouring into cryptocurrency. Coinbase have thrust their weight behind the growing movement, announcing a digital custody custodianship for institutions amidst a slew […]

You can now mine cryptocurrency to pay for people’s bail – VICE News

With bitcoin surging past $8,000 Friday, the cryptocurrency gold rush is on. But one charity is trying to use interest in cryptocurrencies for a higher calling: pay bail for people who can’t afford it. Bail Bloc is a project that aims to utilize spare computing capacity to mine the cryptocurrency monero, which will, over time, […]

YouTube creators can now earn cryptocurrency from watchers using the Brave browser

As traditional banner advertising becomes less reliable, creators are looking for alternative ways to monetize their content. The YouTube community specifically has been fighting related battles lately, with YouTube algorithms demonetizing many videos for unjustified reasons in many cases. That’s where the team behind the Brave browser hopes that its technology will one day come […]

ECB Council Member Nowotny Contemplates Cryptocurrency Regulatory Efforts

November 17, 2017 8:04 PM As bitcoin hovers around $8,000, central bankers have taken notice of the cryptocurrency markets. On Thursday, the governor of the Austrian Central Bank raised questions about the need for cryptocurrency regulation. On November 16, 2017, while speaking at a conference in Florence, Italy, Ewald Nowotny, governor of the Austrian Central […]

Ethereum: The No. 2 Cryptocurrency Is Like The Currency Of An Innovative Country – Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF (Pending:COIN)

Virtually everybody not living under a rock is by now aware of the existence of Bitcoin (“BTC”), the biggest cryptocurrency, with US$100 billion total market value as of the time of this writing, although probably a majority of people has no deep understanding of what it is and how it works, as evidenced by remarks […]

We Can Keep Up with ETH, Says IOHK CEO

Charles Hoskins, CEO of IOHK, a “technology company committed to using peer-to-peer innovations to provide financial services to the three billion people who don’t have them,” gave a talk at the Ethereum Classic Summit in Hong Kong that just concluded on Tuesday. In the talk, Hoskins outlined some of his hopes for the platform, as well […]

World’s First Global Chatbot Network Powered by Ethereum Based Token – The Merkle

Hut34​ ​enables​ ​A.I.,​ ​Bots,​ ​IoT,​ ​and​ ​other​ ​digital​ ​services​ ​and​ ​data​ ​sets​ ​to connect,​ ​interact​ ​and​ ​monetize​ ​data​ ​information​ ​and​ ​knowledge. While data volumes, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT) are growing rapidly, data remains tightly controlled and monetized by large corporate,  domain specific A.I. often has deep but narrow wells of knowledge, and general search tools like Google, Alexa or Siri spread a very wide net, but lack the deep […]

Viuly’s VIU Token Airdrop to One Million Ethereum Wallets Begins, Trading Starts November 19 – Press Release

TALLINN, ESTONIA / ACCESSWIRE / November 17, 2017 / Viuly’s mission to disrupt the online video sharing industry is now well underway, with an ongoing massive airdrop campaign distributing some 500 million VIU tokens to an estimated 1 million Ethereum holders. The mass distribution will allow VIU token holders to transfer value within Viuly’s decentralized […]

Meet ‘Bitcoin Clashic,’ a Weird and Totally Unexpected Cryptocurrency Rebellion

Images: Shutterstock. Composition: Jason Koebler Perhaps because a controversial network split in Bitcoin was cancelled by its organizers last week, the cryptocurrency space has been left thirsting for some drama. Thankfully (or not, depending on how you see it), an anonymous person or group has delivered with a completely unexpected rebellion they’ve dubbed “Bitcoin Clashic.” Yeah, like […]

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