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It is a truth universally acknowledged that crypto aficionados love Burning Man. Загрузка... Both the long-running festival in the Nevada desert and the bitcoin ethos revolve around openness to exploring new governance models with fewer rules. Take me, for instance. I still have the colorful Burning Man ticket from 2010, when, like so many future
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A third of all ether, ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, is owned by just 376 whales as of May 1, new research indicates. Загрузка... Blockchain analysis startup Chainalysis published a study on Wednesday, indicating that, while these 376 individuals control 33 percent of the circulating supply in 2019, that number is actually down from levels seen in 2016
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ConsenSys spin-out BlockApps is working with Bayer Crop Science, the controversial agricultural giant formerly known as Monsanto. Загрузка... The multinational corporation is collaborating on several BlockApps pilot projects, CoinDesk has learned, although the firm declined to specify how many. The projects began as proof-of-concept implementations in 2018. Michael Pareles, the global digital strategy manager of
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Luxury brand conglomerate LVMH, owner of the iconic Louis Vuitton label, is preparing to launch a blockchain for proving the authenticity of high-priced goods, CoinDesk has learned. Загрузка... Code-named AURA, the cryptographic provenance platform is expected to go live in May or June with Louis Vuitton and another LVMH brand, Parfums Christian Dior. It will then
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ConsenSys Ventures, the investment arm of ethereum development studio ConsenSys, has selected 10 blockchain startups for the second cohort of its accelerator program Tachyon. Загрузка... Announcing the news on Monday, ConsenSys Ventures said that the selected startups for the Tachyon 2.0 program are focused on building new blockchain-based solutions across data privacy, encryption, healthcare and
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Christopher Brookins is the founder of Pugilist Ventures, a quantitative crypto fund founded out of Carnegie Mellon. Загрузка... ———— In 2018, the ethereum network has been hobbled by delayed protocol upgrades, ICO boom hangover and the overall crypto winter. However, several fundamental indicators, which, in theory, should be indicative of positive price momentum, are pointing
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Web browser Opera announced earlier today that Android users can now buy Ethereum (ETH) directly from its browser wallet. Загрузка... For reference, ETH is currently selling for $104.75 USD per coin according to CoinMarketCap. Buying Ethereum on Opera To make Ethereum transactions possible in this manner, Opera has partnered with regulated crypto brokerage Safello to
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The BitTorrent Token (BTT) sale on Binance took place yesterday. In under 15 minutes, $7.1 million was raised, selling 50 billion BTT token. Binance announced the conclusion of the sale via an official blog post on their website. Загрузка... BitTorrent Token (BTT) Sale The token sale ran in two different sessions: One for purchasing BTT with
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According to financial news outlet Cheddar, Facebook has acquired a blockchain startup called Chainspace. Загрузка... Another move for the tech giant into the cryptocurrency space perhaps? Chainspace Founded by University College London researchers, the Chainspace blockchain describes itself as “a planetary scale smart contracts platform” and is comprised of a “distributed web of blockchains for scalability,
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Crypto lending firm Genesis Capital processed $1.1 billion in loans last year. This is according to the company’s recently released ‘Lending Snapshot’ for Q4 2018. Загрузка... Genesis Capital The figure shows the massive growth in processed loans as Bitcoin price fell over 44% in 2018. The first Digital Asset Lending Snapshot was released at the end of
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Yesterday, a rather shocking cryptocurrency anti-money laundering report was released by the crypto analytics company CipherTrace. This report states that around $1.7 billion worth of cryptocurrency was obtained illegally in 2018. What’s more surprising is that crypto hacks happened three times more than in 2017. No wonder institutional investors don’t want to put big money into
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An alleged global scamming scheme called ‘Bitcoin Revolution’ is doing the rounds and traders are being warned not to fall for it. Загрузка... The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued a warning against it today via an official document. Bitcoin Revolution The alleged crypto scam likens to a typical get-rich-quick scheme and operates through several websites,
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It bodes well for cryptocurrencies everywhere that the CEO of the world’s largest exchange, NASDAQ, has their back. Specifically, Adena Friedman thinks they “deserve an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy.” Загрузка... The comments were made yesterday by Friedman in a posting on her LinkedIn profile. The president and CEO of the Nasdaq exchange was
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Researchers from several leading American universities are working on creating a cryptocurrency that can make a real competition to Bitcoin. Specialists plan to develop their own network for the coin, which is characterized by the speed of financial transactions and many other features. Загрузка... This work is carried out by professionals from such well-known educational
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