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About author: Robert DeVoe

Robert DeVoe is a writer for BTCMANAGER based in Shanghai, China. He has been involved in cryptocurrency since the early days of Bitcoin, and is a firm believer in the democratizing and decentralized nature of digital assets. Follow Robert on Twitter @robert_devoe.

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Category: Blockchain, Business, ICO News, Investment, Tech

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Category: Blockchain, Entertainment, Ethereum

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