Bitcoin Cash Comes To eToro, Bitstamp

Bitcoin Cash Comes To eToro, Bitstamp

Bitcoin Cash, an altcoin which was created from a hard fork of the Bitcoin blockchain is gaining steam with an increasing number of trading and exchange platforms, including eToro and Bitstamp, announcing plans to support the cryptocurrency. While cryp…

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Japan’s Fujitsu Labs Unveils Technology For Blockchain Interconnectivity

Japan’s Fujitsu Labs Unveils Technology For Blockchain Interconnectivity

Fujitsu Laboratories, a leading research center and a subsidiary of Japan’s IT giant Fujitsu, has unveiled ConnectionChain, an extension of smart contract technology which interconnects multiple blockchains. The technology records the series of r…

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Dutch Watchdog Warns of ICO Risks, Calls them a ‘Dangerous Cocktail’

Dutch Watchdog Warns of ICO Risks, Calls them a ‘Dangerous Cocktail’

The Dutch financial regulator has issued a new warning to investors about the risks linked to initial coin offerings (ICOs). The Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) released a statement this week detailing the risks that they present to i…

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Blockchain technology could have a Major Effect on the Freelancing Industry

Blockchain technology could have a Major Effect on the Freelancing Industry

As blockchain technology becomes more popular with a growing number of applications, it may have a major impact on the freelancing industry. The freelancing industry is widely popular in many countries. In the United States, approximately 53 million ci…

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Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin

Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin

Earlier this week, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revealed that early versions of Ethereum were set to be launched on top of the Bitcoin protocol. In the early days of bitcoin, the function OP_RETURN was used by several major blockchain networks i…

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Ethereum Process Approximately Twice More Transactions Than Bitcoin

Ethereum Process Approximately Twice More Transactions Than Bitcoin

The Ethereum network now processes twice the transactions than bitcoin on a daily basis, as it settles more than 520,000 transactions per day on average. Since the beginning of 2017, the Ethereum Foundation and the open-source development community of …

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Startups Raise Over €5M On Blockchain-Enabled Bourse Funderbeam

Startups Raise Over €5M On Blockchain-Enabled Bourse Funderbeam

Startups have raised over €5 million on Funderbeam, a startup marketplace powered by blockchain technology. The platform, which launched in April 2016, is the first and only of its kind in the world where growth companies get funded and traded across b…

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Tech Bureau, a Japanese fintech and cryptocurrency company from Japan, has raised US$767,500 from Shinsei Bank and OKWave to expand business and increase headcount. The investment brings its total amount of funding raised to over US$22 million. Tech Bu…

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Coinbase CEO Owns More Ether Than Bitcoin

Coinbase CEO Owns More Ether Than Bitcoin

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of cryptocurrency wallet provider and exchange Coinbase, personally holds more Ether than bitcoin, according to the Fortune 40 Under 40 column. “Armstrong, who now personally owns even more Ether than he does Bitcoin, is respon…

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Central Bank of Swaziland: It’s Not Wise to Dismiss Cryptocurrencies

Central Bank of Swaziland: It’s Not Wise to Dismiss Cryptocurrencies

The Central Bank of Swaziland (CBS) is exploring the use of cryptocurrencies in the country even though it remains cautious of them. Speaking at the recent Swaziland Economic Conference (SEC) 2017, Majozi Sithole, governor of CBS, said that despite the…

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