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The DASH Conference • September 24, 2017

The world’s first Dash cryptocurrency conference is coming to London this September. Keynote is excited to announce the first ever…

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Mixing It Up: Feature Interview With Pawel Kuskowski Co Founder of Coinfirm

Category: Interviews, News

Mixing It Up: Feature Interview With Pawel Kuskowski Co Founder of Coinfirm

As previously reported by BTCManager, BitMixer, the most popular bitcoin mixing service announced their shutdown on July 21. Mixing is an anonymous tool for hiding the trail of cryptocurrency transactions by pooling them with multiple users. This practice is seen as controversial in some circles as it has been recognized by Europol and Interpol as an illegal tool which could…

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Bits and Blocks of Ideas: Feature Interview With Anari Sengbe, founder of ProducTank

Category: Interviews, News

Bits and Blocks of Ideas: Feature Interview With Anari Sengbe, founder of ProducTank

At any given time during his workday, Anari Sengbe’s mind is brimming with ideas. A self-described blockchain and online gaming junkie, Sengbe’s digital insights and product prototypes have been sought out and employed by major companies like Mercedes Benz, HP, Emirates Airlines and DirectTV. He has also won numerous hackathons for prizes like this one for Mercedes. His current project…

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Blockstream Satellite Ignites Bitcoin Access

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Interviews, News

Blockstream Satellite Ignites Bitcoin Access

On August 15, Blockstream, a leading provider of blockchain technologies, launched Blockstream Satellite, an innovative service that provides free access to the Bitcoin network. It will target an estimated four billion people currently not connected to the internet, due to lack of availability or affordability. Blockstream Satellite broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from satellites in space, delivering availability across two…

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Harnessing The Power of Decentralization: Max Borders of Social Evolution Speaks

Category: Blockchain, Interviews, News

Harnessing The Power of Decentralization: Max Borders of Social Evolution Speaks

As the founder and Executive Director of Social Evolution, Max Borders is relentlessly seeking to liberate people and resolve social problems through innovation. Much of what drives him has been informed by his work as co-founder of the Voice & Exit event and as the former editor at the libertarian non-profit Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). Max is a futurist,…

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

Category: Bitcoin, Interviews, News

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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Coinbase and the Evolving Crypto Taxation Landscape

Category: Bitcoin, Interviews, News, Regulation

Coinbase and the Evolving Crypto Taxation Landscape

Further reflecting the ongoing uncertainty around today’s cryptocurrency tax environment, newly released court documents appear to reveal the intention of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to more narrowly focus its investigation in its ongoing saga on obtaining user information from Coinbase. According to the July 6 notice, the IRS is only going to be seeking records on users who…

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“I Think we should Demount these kind of Training Wheels, Step by Step.”

Category: Ethereum, Interviews, News

“I Think we should Demount these kind of Training Wheels, Step by Step.”

Christoph Jentzsch, co-founder of Slock.it and one of the leading Ethereum developers, spoke to BTCMANAGER about lessons from the DAO hack, the ICO hype and Ethereum’s plans to scale. Slock.it is a startup from Mittweida, a small town in Saxony, Germany. The startup aims to build an Universal Sharing Network, which runs almost solely on Ethereum’s smart contracts. After the…

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Constructing a Real-Estate Backed Cryptocurrency: Brick by Brick

Category: Altcoins, Interviews, News

Constructing a Real-Estate Backed Cryptocurrency: Brick by Brick

On June 6, BrickCoin, touted as the world’s first blockchain financial platform backed entirely by the stability of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), unveiled its vision for a “real estate-backed” global digital currency. BrickCoin seeks to usher in a new normal for consumer saving and financial stability that protects an individual’s’ true wealth from the inflationary impact of fiat currencies….

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The Wizard Behind the ICO Model That’s Changing Venture Capital

Category: Blockchain, Finance, Interviews, News

The Wizard Behind the ICO Model That’s Changing Venture Capital

If you have heard of an ICO, chances are someone was trying to sell you a “coin” that sounded like bitcoin but cheaper, faster, and better. Diving into the ICO phenomenon that is quickly gaining in popularity amongst blockchain startups, BTCManager had a conversation with the man who started it all. Brock Pierce is a venture capitalist and something of…

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Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria Embraces WAVES Cryptocurrency

Category: Altcoins, Business, Interviews, News

Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria Embraces WAVES Cryptocurrency

In an event legendary to the crypto world, a young bitcoin miner named Laszlo Hanyecz back in May of 2010 became the first person to buy real goods for bitcoin (BTC). Laszlo, who had pioneered GPU mining and accumulated a large cache of the cryptocurrency, paid 10,000 BTC for delivery of two pizzas from Papa Johns,  a sum worth just…

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