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Bitcoin Cash’s Decentralized On-chain Social Network Memo Launches

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Bitcoin Cash’s Decentralized On-chain Social Network Memo Launches

A new decentralized social network, Memo, built on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain has made its first public debut following the announcement on April 15, 2018. Memo, which can also be seen as a decentralized version of Twitter, allows users to post a ‘memo’ which other users can like, share or comment on. Decentralized Social Network: Buzzword of the Year Ever…

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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges on the Verge of Self Regulation

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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges on the Verge of Self Regulation

After months of heightened FUD in the entire crypto ecosystem, the market is gradually picking up speed as a vast array of nations has started creating proper regulatory frameworks for the blockchain-based digital assets industry. The Korean Blockchain Association, a reputable body in the South Korean cryptocurrency space, has proposed a self-regulatory system that would greatly ‘sanitize’ the virtual currency…

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Unchained Capital Explores Bitcoin HODL Trends

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Unchained Capital Explores Bitcoin HODL Trends

Unchained Capital published a scientific study on Bitcoin HODL strategies and the ways HODLing affects the market. The study was posted on Medium on April 18, 2018, by Dhruv Bansal, co-founder, and CEO of the cryptocurrency lending startup. Unlike traditional fiat-currencies and shares, public blockchain-based cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, log every transaction to date including the volume of the transaction and…

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Crypto Hedge Funds Are Becoming Immune To Market Swings

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Crypto Hedge Funds Are Becoming Immune To Market Swings

Some cryptocurrency hedge funds appear to be unaffected by the decline in the price of bitcoin since the start of 2018. In fact, a couple of these firms have even posted profits thereby reinforcing the idea that crypto hedge funds can thrive in both bull and bear markets. 2018 has mostly been a bear run in the bitcoin market with…

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Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin unveils plans for a minimal sharding protocol

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Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin unveils plans for a minimal sharding protocol

A new post by Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin on ethresear.ch has unveiled his plans for a ‘minimal sharding protocol’ project. Published on April 8, 2018, Buterin said that it is aimed at developers who wish to begin working on sharding but are uncertain about the final version of the protocol. Sharding as a Scaling Solution The number of transactions on…

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Bitcoin’s Price Needs to Remain Above $8600 for Mining to be Profitable, Says Morgan Stanley

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Bitcoin’s Price Needs to Remain Above $8600 for Mining to be Profitable, Says Morgan Stanley

According to a report by Morgan Stanley, bitcoin’s price needs to break and sustain above the $8,600 level to ensure bitcoin mining remains a profitable venture. Even with a low electricity cost of $0.03 kW/h, analysts from the US-based investment firm believe that only a price above $8,600 would keep big mining pools profitable. The report further added that decreasing…

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Barclays Pondering Potential Foray into Crypto Trading

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Barclays Pondering Potential Foray into Crypto Trading

The U.K.’s second-largest bank, Barclays, is considering a potential foray into the cryptocurrency market. The move comes after the bank released a report that compared cryptocurrency to an infectious disease. The bank has been working behind the scenes for some months, sounding out investor sentiments to the proposed plan as stated by anonymous sources. While details of the plan haven’t…

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Cambridge Analytica’s Planned ICO Under Doubt After Facebook Debacle

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Cambridge Analytica’s Planned ICO Under Doubt After Facebook Debacle

The pariah of user data, Cambridge Analytica, was planning an ICO before it got exposed as an abuser of Facebook users’ data according to Reuters. Implicated in a string of sordid affairs that include attempts to engineer the last American election, the company is now contemplating whether it has the credibility to go ahead with its planned ICO. In probably…

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Vulnerability in JavaScript Function May Mean Long-term Bitcoin Hodlers are at Risk

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Vulnerability in JavaScript Function May Mean Long-term Bitcoin Hodlers are at Risk

A group of researchers released a warning on the security dangers of old bitcoin addresses that were generated via JavaScript-based wallet applications. According to the researchers, hackers can take advantage of an old JavaScript cryptographic flaw to steal bitcoin stored in such addresses. Using brute-force hacking, the private keys of such addresses can be obtained by cybercriminals and take ownership…

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“Dear RBI, Allow Us To Launch An Exchange,” Appeals Indian Crypto Startup

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“Dear RBI, Allow Us To Launch An Exchange,” Appeals Indian Crypto Startup

The Reserve Bank of India’s decision which forbids banks from offering crypto services has received criticism. A complaint has been filed against the RBI regarding this decision by an Indian start-up that aims at launching a crypto exchange. Ban Against ‘Constitutional Rights’ A ‘writ petition’ has been filed by Kali Digital Ecosystems against India’s Ministry of Finance, Goods and Services…

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