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Filecoin ICO Will Only Accept Accredited Investors

by Evan Sixtin at Altcoins, Commentary, Finance, News

Filecoin, the long-awaited token for the IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) platform recently announced that its ICO will not be open to anyone, only accredited investors will be able to participate. Specifically, this means that only those with an income of at least $200,000 a year or with assets worth $1 million will be able to take part in this ICO....

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Remix Artist Collective (RAC) Releases the First Complete Music Album using the Ethereum Blockchain

Category: Entertainment, Ethereum, News

Remix Artist Collective (RAC) Releases the First Complete Music Album using the Ethereum Blockchain

It seems that Ethereum’s blockchain technology is bound to transform many of the everyday industries, such as Music. Remix Artist Collective, known as RAC, recently announced a full album release using the Ethereum blockchain. Mostly known for their innovative remixes of alternative acts like Two Door Cinema Club, Lana Del Rey, and Foster the People, the group prepared to release...

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CoinDash Loses 37,000 ETH To Hacker During ICO

Category: Ethereum, Finance, News, Tech

CoinDash Loses 37,000 ETH To Hacker During ICO

Israeli blockchain technology startup CoinDash is the latest company to fall victim to hackers. During its initial coin offering (ICO) launched on July 17, an unknown hacker orchestrated the heist making off with over $7 million in ether (ETH). CoinDash aims to create a blockchain asset social trading platform. For the purposes of the ICO, the startup had set up...

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Hyperledger Releases First Production Ready Blockchain Code For Commercial Companies

Category: Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

Hyperledger Releases First Production Ready Blockchain Code For Commercial Companies

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative project led by the Linux Foundation, released its first production-ready blockchain codebase that can be utilized by large-scale commercial companies. On March 22, BTCManager reported that IBM was targeting large conglomerates with the Hyperledger Fabric. At the time, Jerry Cuomo, IBM's Vice President of Blockchain Technologies, revealed that the company received requests from many large-scale...

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BIP 91 Likely to be Locked in Within 24 Hours, Bitcoin Displays Highest Ever Daily Gain

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Price Analysis

BIP 91 Likely to be Locked in Within 24 Hours, Bitcoin Displays Highest Ever Daily Gain

Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 91, or BIP 91 for short, a miner-activated soft fork (MASF) developed by James Hilliard, passed its 80 percent activation threshold on July 16 and is set to be locked in within 24 hours. The compromise between developers and the mining community has coincided with buoyant markets, as BTC-USD recovers from a recent low at $1830 on...

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“PharmacyCoin:” Will It Catch On In The UK?

Category: Blockchain, News, Tech

“PharmacyCoin:” Will It Catch On In The UK?

Arun Nadarasa has a fascinating journey - a long fortuitous path that has led to his current intellectual challenge involving the world of cryptocurrency. Born in France, he moved to the UK with his parents in 2002 and began his Pharmacy at the University of Bath four years later. He first started working as working a community pharmacist in 2013...

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Why Are the Prices of so many Cryptocurrencies Crashing?

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, News

Why Are the Prices of so many Cryptocurrencies Crashing?

The crash of cryptocurrency prices continued over the weekend. Over the course of the week beginning July 17, there was a little bounce, but this doesn’t change the trend. More important is the question, why? Why does this happen? Is there any concrete reason? Thinking about why prices move up or down is often nothing but speculation. There could be...

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Ayn Rand and Bitcoin: Exclusive Interview With Jennifer Grossman, Atlas Society CEO

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Ayn Rand and Bitcoin: Exclusive Interview With Jennifer Grossman, Atlas Society CEO

Who is John Galt? And who is Jennifer Grossman? The former is the mythical hero featured in Ayn Rand’s perennial best-selling novel Atlas Shrugged. Then there is Grossman, CEO of the Atlas Society, a research and advocacy organization that "promotes Open Objectivism; the philosophy of reason, individualism, achievement, and freedom as championed by Ayn Rand." "The principles of Objectivism, the...

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Cryptoassets Correct After Impressive Spring Rally: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 17

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Cryptoassets Correct After Impressive Spring Rally: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 17

The price of bitcoin has decreased over 33 percent since its all-time high just under $3,000 on June 12. By the end of calendar week 28, BTC-USD dipped below the $2,000 mark for the first time since May 27, 2017. The uncertainty surrounding the implementation of SegWit2x on August 1, which aims to upgrade the bitcoin blockchain to combat its...

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Matchpool's Vision of a Matchmaking Economy on Ethereum is One Step Closer with Alpha Release

Category: Altcoins, Entertainment, Ethereum, News

Matchpool's Vision of a Matchmaking Economy on Ethereum is One Step Closer with Alpha Release

Matchpool, a blockchain platform which is reminiscent of a combination of Slack, Facebook and Online Dating, announced on July 17 the release of its alpha launch. Through an initial coin offering, Matchpool raised over $5 million in less than two days earlier in 2017. By allowing users to create shared interest groups, similar to the messaging platform Slack, and rewarding...

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