Hayver Launches App to Fight Drug and Alcohol Addiction Using Blockchain Technology

Hayver Launches App to Fight Drug and Alcohol Addiction Using Blockchain Technology

Research suggests that there are 240 million people worldwide who are dependent on alcohol, according to results published in the journal Addiction. Figures from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) show that around 29 million people su…

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CoinFestUK Announce Details Of 2018 Event

CoinFestUK Announce Details Of 2018 Event

CoinFestUK is once again taking place this April in Manchester, and CoinJournal is proud to announce that it will be its main media partner. Founded in 2013 by bitcoin advocate Andrew Wagner at a Waves Coffee House in Vancouver, CoinFest has since grow…

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Crypto Startup LoopX Disappears After Raising Millions In Token Sales

Crypto Startup LoopX Disappears After Raising Millions In Token Sales

LoopX, a cryptocurrency startup that raised millions of dollars through several initial coin offerings (ICOs), has disappeared with the funds in what appears to be the latest exit scam. LoopX, which promised “the most advanced trading-algorithm i…

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Academia Responds to Surging Interest in Digital Assets by Offering Crypto/Blockchain Courses

Academia Responds to Surging Interest in Digital Assets by Offering Crypto/Blockchain Courses

The success of cryptocurrencies depends in large part on their acceptance by established and trusted institutions, such as universities.  These institutions add legitimacy to the crypto-economy and serve as a reliable source of information in a space w…

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Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s financial regulator said on Friday that it has begun on-site inspections of cryptocurrency exchanges following the hack of Coincheck last month. After the late-January theft, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) requested cryptocurrency ex…

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Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s financial regulator said on Friday that it has begun on-site inspections of cryptocurrency exchanges following the hack of Coincheck last month. After the late-January theft, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) requested cryptocurrency ex…

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Everipedia Secures US$30M Investment For P2P Encyclopedia On The Blockchain

Everipedia Secures US$30M Investment For P2P Encyclopedia On The Blockchain

Everipedia, a wiki-based, online encyclopedia, has secured a US$30 million investment from a group of strategic investors led by Galaxy Digital’s EOS.IO Ecosystem Fund with participation from the Distributed Network Advisors (DNA) Fund and others…

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Blockchain Payments Platform BitPesa Acquires TransferZero

Blockchain Payments Platform BitPesa Acquires TransferZero

Online blockchain payment platform BitPesa is expanding its reach after announcing the acquisition of TransferZero, an international money transfer platform. Founded in 2013, BitPesa has become one of the largest blockchain payment platforms for Africa…

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LSK Gets Listed On BitFlyer And Huobi.pro Ahead Of Relaunch Event

LSK Gets Listed On BitFlyer And Huobi.pro Ahead Of Relaunch Event

LSK, the utility token underpinning the Lisk platform, has been listed on BitFlyer and Huobi.pro, a move that comes just a few weeks before its scheduled relaunch event later this month which will unveil an updated and improved Lisk platform and a new …

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China Wants to Restrict Cryptocurrency Websites

China Wants to Restrict Cryptocurrency Websites

In recent years the Chinese government has vowed to strengthen its crackdown on cryptocurrencies by forcing banks and financial institutions to report to the authorities about any potential cryptocurrency-related transaction. Consequently, traders have…

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