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Full Steam Ahead: BlockMason to Offer ICO to US Investors Minus a Filing with the SEC
BlockMason is moving full steam ahead with their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that will apparently be open to US investors. BlockMason is developing the Credit Protocol ( CP ) and associated Credit Protocol Token (CPT). With Credit Protocol, BlockMason ...
There Are Currently Over 5300 ERC-20 Tokens - What Are They All For?
It is important to understand that Ethereum tokens have many applications and are not always a share in a startup. In the coming months, we will likely witness many more types of tokens come to life as the Ethereum ecosystem acquires more strength and ...
This 25-year-old made a fortune in bitcoin — now he travels the world partying and plotting the future of money
He checked Twitter, where he follows other bitcoin watchers, to see how his investments were doing. "I saw that bitcoin had broken like $2,500 — all the crypto assets had exploded in value," Gardner told Business Insider. "And all of a sudden, my net ...
Each Bitcoin Could Be Worth $619047 In 10 Years
Consumers are shopping more on the internet and Bitcoin is competing with other currencies in this space. Given its massive popularity and availability across all continents, internet entrepreneurs are launching more products focused specifically on ...
Bitcoin Teenage Millionaire Works with NASA to 'Democratize Space'
The teenager who bought $1000 of Bitcoin in 2012 and became a millionaire is now working with NASA to launch a satellite. In a second space-age announcement to come from the Bitcoin industry this week after Blockstream, Erik Finman says his Project Da ...
Goldman's foray into cryptocurrency | FT Alphaville
Dan McCrum has the latest on Goldman Sach's recent foray into investment advice on bitcoin. As he notes, they're predicting the price will surge in a frenzy of ...
Goldman's foray into cryptocurrency
Dan McCrum has the latest on Goldman Sach's recent foray into investment advice on bitcoin. As he notes, they're predicting the price will surge in a frenzy of speculation, before going on to halve — while simultaneously disclosing that the Goldman ...
Wall Street strategist Tom Lee sees bitcoin surging to $6000 next year, $25000 by 2022
Tom Lee, founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, established a mid-2018 target of $6,000 on the cryptocurrency. Lee was the first major Wall Street strategist to come out with research on the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has already risen nearly 330 percent ...
Australian Government Moves to Regulate Cryptocurrency Exchanges
The Australian government has introduced legislation in mid-August 2017 that will regulate virtual currency exchanges in the country. The bill forms part of the plan by the government to strengthen the country's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter ...
Bitcoin Cash Is Now More Profitable to Mine Than Bitcoin
The rising price is also creating the incentive for miners to dedicate computing power to the bitcoin cash blockchain, one that could find them moving away from bitcoin. With the new push, bitcoin cash miners are making around 2% more mining on bitcoin ...
Ripple Price Forecast and Analysis – August 18, 2017
Nothing much happened in XRP trading yesterday, apart from a minor dip around midnight, and a small bump around 8:00 a.m (UTC). The lack of movement suggests investors are still underreacting to this week's Ripple news about “Lightning” payments and ...
Alibaba Deploys Blockchain to Secure Health Data in Chinese First
The move is just the latest state-sanctioned Blockchain experiment to get the green light in China, this week also seeing tax processes begin working with the technology. Worldwide, an increasing number of countries have turned to Blockchain for ...
$26 Million: Blockchain VR Project Decentraland Raises New Funding in ICO
Decentraland's ICO is the latest in a string of such crowdsales, as illustrated by data from CoinDesk's ICO Tracker, that have raised more than a billion dollars-worth of cryptocurrency to date. More than $500 million was raised in July alone through ...
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple: Price Analysis, August 18
Ethereum has performed according to our forecast. It fell to the 20-day exponential moving average (EMA) where it found support. Traders who entered close to $270 levels on our recommendation should trail their stop loss and book profits above $320 ...
Democratic Voting Platform launches Pre-ICO
VOTES is offering 10 million tokens (12.5% of total token offering according to project roadmap) during its pre-ICO stage, which will end on August, 31st 2017. The platform's team is planning to spend gathered funds for marketing and ICO launch. The ...
Investor Albert Wenger to Fund 'XPRIZE' for Blockchain-Powered Blogs
Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger has revealed plans to fund a new prize aimed to incentivize the creation of a blockchain-powered blogging platform. Modeled after the storied XPRIZE award, Wenger's offer requires that the blog be built using ...
Ripple Price Daily Analysis – XRP Downward Flow Continues Aug 18 – Ripple Price Prediction
As predicted and mentioned in the previous writing about the XRP/USD, the pair is still descending on its path. Now it seems it is done with its correctiong on the downwards flow in the hourly chart. The price is already turning its back and bouncing ...
From junk bonds to cryptocurrencies, three reasons why markets may be losing their minds
If you own junk bonds, cryptocurrencies, or exotic exchange-traded funds, congrats! You are probably feeling pretty rich right now. But so much money is pouring into these and other risky assets that sober-minded analysts are worried that markets have ...
Watch Out for Ripple Crypto, Rivaling Bitcoin And Ethereum
Let us introduce you to 'Ripple" [XRP] crypto! Ripple is the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, after Bitcoin and Ethereum. It's the latest craze according to some market players. Dan Doney, CEO of Securrency, explains that Ripple ...
ICO Fines Islington Council for Parking System Privacy Snafu
Privacy watchdog the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has been busy again, this time fining Islington Council for exposing citizens' personal data via a parking system website. The London borough was fined £70,000 following issues with its ...
AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices
On the heels of its Vega launch last week, AMD has released a new driver for its GPUs that focuses on cryptocurrency mining. The new driver is supposed to make Vega faster when mining, though AMD also notes that the driver “is provided as a beta level ...
D+H Files for Multiple Patents on Private Blockchain Tech
The applications themselves focus on the ways in which a private distributed ledger can be built and managed. Unlike public blockchains like bitcoin, in which any user can launch a node or compete to add their own transaction blocks, private networks ...
Ethereum-Based C2C Market Soma Announces Patent Pending Technology and Community Tokens
Ethereum blockchain-based social C2C marketplace Soma promotes user interaction with trading community members and has announced the launch of its crowdsale. The company's Community Token crowdsale, scheduled for late August 2017, will begin ...
The Forces Of Blockchain
Blockchain is the underlying enabling technology developed for Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, provides this summary in his book on the Fourth Industrial Revolution: “… the ...
Cointal P2P Trading Platform Adds Support for XRP and Other Cryptocurrencies
It appears Ripple supporters may soon have a new peer-to-peer trading platform to exchange XRP. Considering how many different exchanges trade this token already, it's astonishing they are all centralized solutions. Cointal will use a P2P approach ...
TokenStars Launches the First Project to Tokenize Celebrities with ICO Scheduled for August
Blockchain talent development startup TokenStars has announced the launch dates for its ACE token crowdsale. The company, which aims to tokenize celebrities, commenced its pre-ICO sale on August 1st, 2017, and has scheduled its ICO for August 24, ...
75 Percent Increase? Bitcoin Cash Profits Big from BTC Uncertainty
Bitcoin Cash (BCH/BCC) has jumped 75 percent in value in 24 hours after the fork mined its first 8mb block. Reacting to additional uncertainty surrounding a further Bitcoin split and a suggestion Bitcoin Core may fork, Bitcoin Cash rapidly appreciated ...
Database Giant Oracle Wants Better Governance for Blockchains
Oracle's application proposes a method to resolve these concerns, constituting a system that utilizes a modified version of the open-source code developed by blockchain startup Tendermint. "Accountability and Trust" is the second patent application ...
Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Adds Ethereum Trading Pairs
On August 17, Bitstamp added support for Ethereum to its popular cryptocurrency exchange platform. As of this morning, users have access to ETH/BTC, ETH/USD, and ETH/EUR trading pairs. LAUNCHED: Bitstamp welcomes #ether. Start trading ETH/EUR, ...
ATLANT Ending ICO Pre-Sale on August 19 Revenue Goals Achieved, Focus Turns to ICO Launch on September 7
“The ATLANT Platform has significant long-term potential to positively impact the global real estate market in multiple ways”, said Julian Svirsky, ATLANT CEO “And the revenue we anticipate from our ICO will help us build out our complete solution ...
ATLANT Ending ICO Pre-Sale on August 19 — Revenue Goals Achieved, Focus Turns to ICO Launch on September 7
August 15, 2017 - Today ATLANT (Atlant.io) announced the successful completion of its ICO presale, raising over $1 million in just a few days, exceeding its revenue objectives. ATLANT is ending its ICO Presale on August 19, 2017 at UTC 00:00. Investors ...
What's Next for Bitcoin Cash? Making Profitless Mining Profitable
You might not expect bitcoin miners to leave money on the table – but according to estimates, some are, and lots of it. Rather than simply mining the version of the bitcoin blockchain that's purely the most profitable (today it's the original BTC ...
Bitcoin's rally is pausing — but Bitcoin Cash is popping
Cryptocurrency investors are booking profit on Friday, with Bitcoin seeing a small price dip after setting new records on Thursday. Bitcoin charged past $4,400 a coin on Thursday, setting a new record high in the process. On Friday, however, traders ...
Ethereum difficulty squeezing out the small miners
The Ethereum mining boom hits its peak in June, but it hasn't stopped casual - and professional miners from continuing to mine the digital cryptocurrency. The current price of Ethereum is actually quite good, where at the time of writing it had reached ...
Ethereum scaling solution, Plasma, could facilitate 'billions of transactions per second'
The architect known for conceptualizing the Lightning Network, an off-chain scaling solution for Bitcoin, has done it again. On August 8, Joseph Poon, and Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin, published a white paper titled Plasma: Scalable Autonomous Smart ...
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Remains Supported
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Remains Supported. Posted on 6:00 am August 18, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Ethereum Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum ...
PR: 2nd Stage of ATB Coin ICO Starts
One of the first active cooperations will be started with crypto-exchange dabtc.com. By the way, it was the agreement on cooperation with dabtc.com that resulted in the decision to hold the second stage of the ICO! The start of the second stage of the ...
Australian money cops gain powers to regulate cryptocurrency
Australia has decided digital currencies need the same level of regulation enjoyed by other currencies. Justice minister Michael Keenan yesterday announced an intention to “strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act” and ...
Photos: Inside one of the world's largest bitcoin mines
One of the world's largest bitcoin mines is located in the SanShangLiang industrial park on the outskirts of the city of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region that's part of China. It's 400 miles from China's capital, Beijing, and 35 miles ...
Substratum Launches Substrate Cryptocurrency to Power the New Decentralized Web
Aug 18, 2017 — Substratum is proud to announce development of the decentralized web fueled by a new cryptocurrency currently in ICO, Substrate. The Substratum Network is built around the concepts of simplicity and freedom, offering open-source tools ...