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Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Stockholm • September 7, 2017

On September 7, the event management company "Smile-Expo" is holding the first blockchain conference in Stockholm. Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference is a series of Blockchain events taking…

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Category: Altcoins

How NEO Became the Sixth Largest Cryptocurrency With $2 Billion Market Cap

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News

How NEO Became the Sixth Largest Cryptocurrency With $2 Billion Market Cap

Since the beginning of August, NEO has demonstrated a rapid increase in value, quickly becoming the sixth largest cryptocurrency in the market, with a $2.3 billion market cap as well as entering the top five of CoinGecko’s rankings. Still, the vast majority of traders and investors within the cryptocurrency market are still unfamiliar with NEO and its history. NEO first...

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Stratis' TumbleBit Wallet Is One Step Closer

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Stratis' TumbleBit Wallet Is One Step Closer

On August 10, the Stratis Platform team announced the attainment of a major milestone in the development of their Breeze Wallet, which is one of the first implementations of TumbleBit, a protocol to improve Bitcoin’s anonymity. Stratis Marches Forward with Breeze Wallet The new and improved wallet has been in testing since May, and is due for an imminent release,...

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WikiLeaks Accepts Zcash: Why It Is Raising Eyebrows

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WikiLeaks Accepts Zcash: Why It Is Raising Eyebrows

In a move viewed as highly questionable within some cryptocurrency and libertarian circles, non-profit media group WikiLeaks, founded in 2006 by Australian computer programmer Julian Assange announced that it is now accepting donations via the privacy-centric cryptocurrency zcash. WikiLeaks recently revealed on Twitter its intent to utilize this new payment option. This makes zcash the third cryptocurrency the organization is...

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Overstock’s Wide-Ranging Altcoin Integration and Bitcoin ‘HODL’ Strategy

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, News

Overstock’s Wide-Ranging Altcoin Integration and Bitcoin ‘HODL’ Strategy

Retail giant and early bitcoin adopter Overstock announced on August 8 the integration of major cryptocurrencies with a partnership with ShapeShift, as well as revealing that the company will go from holding 10 percent to half of all bitcoin spent with the merchant. With bitcoin frequently featured in mainstream media as of late with the rapidly rising price, the cryptocurrency...

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The WannaCry Bitcoin Funds are on the Move

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The WannaCry Bitcoin Funds are on the Move

It seems that about $143,000 from the WannaCry ransomware attack is on the move. That is, according to Elliptic, a company that works with law enforcement to track down illegal activities conducted with cryptocurrency. On August 3, CNBC reported that hackers responsible for the attack had withdrawn bitcoins stashed in several wallets containing around 52.2 BTC. The balance of all...

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Namecoin Lead Developer Presents on Alternative Blockchains

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Namecoin Lead Developer Presents on Alternative Blockchains

Lead application engineer at Namecoin, Jeremy Rand, put forward a presentation on the value of alternative blockchains at QCon 2017 in London, UK. While acknowledging that some alternative blockchains currently in existence do not have legitimate utility, there are areas where these blockchains can be used to meet specific demands and neutralize certain challenges. The Existence of Alternative Blockchains Bitcoin’s...

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TechBureau Launches ICO Platform, COMSA, Built on NEM Blockchain

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TechBureau Launches ICO Platform, COMSA, Built on NEM Blockchain

On August 3, TechBureau announced the release of COMSA, which is described as, ‘a complete Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fundraising platform built on the NEM protocol meant for the streamlining of cryptocurrency funding.’ The COMSA platform hopes to address uncertainties that go with Initial Coin Offerings by linking ICO funds to Zen, a digital form of the Japanese Yen to...

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Hullcoin Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency Tied to Local Community “Currency”

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Hullcoin Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency Tied to Local Community “Currency”

Kaini Industries, the company behind Hullcoin, has revealed plans to develop a new cryptocurrency that will be linked to the Hull’s community voucher Hullcoin through the use of smart contract technology. Launched in 2014, Hullcoin is described as the “world’s first community loyalty point.” The token has no intrinsic value but can be used to redeem vouchers and discounts in...

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No ICO or Outside Investors, Just Community Altruism: How a Ph.D. Mathematician was Onboarded to 'Future Proof' Monero

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No ICO or Outside Investors, Just Community Altruism: How a Ph.D. Mathematician was Onboarded to 'Future Proof' Monero

It seems that everyone is in crypto because they have dollar signs in their eyes. ICOs are making a lot of noise in the cybersphere; many projects have no working prototype and want to change the world with just a white paper. Away from the buzz and hype, in the background is Monero showing some real progress; the strong and...

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PIVX Launches New Mobile Wallet for Android

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PIVX Launches New Mobile Wallet for Android

On July 28, the anonymity-centric digital currency project PIVX, which stands for Private Instant Verified Transaction, announced that it had launched an official mobile wallet for Android users. The cryptocurrency PIVX provides instant private transactions and has a community-based governance model, which is why the project, as well as the currency, managed to gain popularity so quickly in spring 2017....

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