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The Vizag Fintech Festival 2018 is poised to be the nation’s largest Financial Technology event. The week-long event will take place from…

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Nigel Dollentas

About author: Nigel Dollentas

Coming onto the scene briefly after the infamous Mt. Gox hack, Nigel has been writing for various Bitcoin media outlets for over four years now. Covering everything from ICO's to editorials to PR's, Nigel now covers developing events at BTCManager.

Ethereum dApp Roundup Part 2: Essentials

Category: Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, News

Ethereum dApp Roundup Part 2: Essentials

dApps are becoming increasingly popular regarding usage and sheer volume. In the second of this series, BTCManager will highlight some of the more prominent ones of the bunch, with the first installation discussing the ten dApps users can’t live without. With Ethereum making the concept of dApps or decentralized applications, a likely avenue for developers to create value for the…

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Everything You Need to Know About Monero’s Upcoming “Beryllium Bullet” Hard Fork

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Finance, Mining, News, Platform, Tech

Everything You Need to Know About Monero’s Upcoming “Beryllium Bullet” Hard Fork

Monero announced to miners and users alike the scheduled hard fork for October 18th, in a blog post listing the details of the “Beryllium Bullet” release. A whole slew of updates is announced with some of the major ones being Bulletproofs enabled for reduced transaction size and an updated PoW algorithm to be less ASIC friendly. As with any hard…

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2020 Presidential Candidate and Coin Center Director Testify Two Sides of the (Bit)coin

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News, Regulation

2020 Presidential Candidate and Coin Center Director Testify Two Sides of the (Bit)coin

On October 11, 2018, two prominent figures spoke in front of the Senate Banking Committee to talk about cryptocurrency and how the future of both society and the digital currency will be intertwined. Two Sides of the Same Digital Coin – Crypto Rears its Head Spearheading the offense was potential 2020 democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren, who, as Forbes called it,…

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Blockchain and IoT Technology are Catalysts of Semiconductor Growth

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Mining, News, Platform, Tech

Blockchain and IoT Technology are Catalysts of Semiconductor Growth

A press release published October 11, 2018, shows that sales of semiconductors and other crucial circuitry needed for all electronics continues to increase after demand from the IoT and blockchain technology sectors.  The release states that sales reached $40.16 billion in August 2018, a 15 percent increase from 2017. Sales also reported growing 1.7 percent since July 2018, showing steady…

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Bitcoin Developer’s Exchange Could Be the First Within the GCC Region

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Exchange, Finance, Investment, News, Regulation

Bitcoin Developer’s Exchange Could Be the First Within the GCC Region

Talks of Bahraini cryptocurrency exchange Rain expanding into the GCC emerged on October 10, 2018, which would make Bitcoin developer Jimmy Song’s exchange the first in the region. The GCC, also known as the Gulf Cooperation Council, is a region within the middle east that includes all Arab States of the Persian Gulf except Iraq. Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the…

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Civil ICO’s Eleventh Hour: A Gloomy Outlook Founder Reports

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, Finance, ICO News, Investment, News

Civil ICO’s Eleventh Hour: A Gloomy Outlook Founder Reports

In a Medium article published October 10, 2018, Civil Founder Matthew Iles discusses the current state of the Civil Token Sale in The Civil Token Sale’s Eleventh Hour. ICO Not Performing As Expected The Civil project looks to be the answer that journalism desperately needs in a digital age. The tokenized business model hopes to incentivize high quality and ethical…

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51% Attack Being Livestreamed for Educational Purposes: Exclusive Interview

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Exchange, Interviews

51% Attack Being Livestreamed for Educational Purposes: Exclusive Interview

On October 7, 2018, Reddit user team-periwinkle took to social media, questioning cryptocurrency users for their interest in a potential 51% attack. While attackers would not typically announce their intentions publicly, the purpose of the attack would be for education, as the entire process will be live-streamed to allow anyone interested in learning how the often purely theoretical process works…

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Cryptocurrency Investor Gives “13 Reasons Why” EOS Is a Disaster

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Platform, Tech

Cryptocurrency Investor Gives “13 Reasons Why” EOS Is a Disaster

Esteemed blockchain investor James Spediacci took to Twitter on October 9th, 2018, and discussed numerous reasons why the cryptocurrency EOS is a “disaster.” EOS has gotten a lot of attention and hype lately due to possibilities of Coinbase listing its token. The network is the world’s fifth largest with regards to market capitalization and boasts of the highest grossing ICO…

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New Paper Suggests China Could “Destroy” Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News, Platform, Tech

New Paper Suggests China Could “Destroy” Bitcoin

East Asian influence has always played a significant role within cryptocurrency, but a new paper published October 8th, 2018, suggests China could not only singlehandedly cripple Bitcoin, but is already influencing the billion-dollar network. The paper titled “The Looming Threat of China: An Analysis of Chinese Influence on Bitcoin” talks about how China threatens the security, stability, and viability of Bitcoin…

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Report: Bitcoin’s New Price Ceiling at $100,000

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, News, Platform, Tech

Report: Bitcoin’s New Price Ceiling at $100,000

An article published October 8, 2018, talks about why Bitcoin’s highest valuation is now $100,000. This number is derived from the strong relationship between network activity and price that the cryptocurrency has shown in the past. In layman terms, the busier Bitcoins network is, the more each coin is worth. However, technical restrictions dampen Bitcoins growth, at least in the…

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