Business Icons Launch EQUI to ‘Disrupt’ Venture Capital Investing

Business Icons Launch EQUI to ‘Disrupt’ Venture Capital Investing

Baroness Michelle Mone and her partner, successful businessman Doug Barrowman, are today launching their second most ambitious business venture yet, EQUI. EQUI is a new cryptocurrency-powered investment platform built on the ethereum blockchain, which …

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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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Credit Card Companies are Disallowing Users From Purchasing Cryptocurrencies

Credit Card Companies are Disallowing Users From Purchasing Cryptocurrencies

Major credit card issuers and financial service providers Citigroup, Discover, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America are disallowing their clients from purchasing cryptocurrencies with credit cards. This week, in an official statement provided to Bloombe…

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Vitalik Buterin Never Attempted to Launch Ethereum on Top of Bitcoin

Vitalik Buterin Never Attempted to Launch Ethereum on Top of Bitcoin

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has responded to several bitcoin developers who claimed Ethereum was only designed as an independent blockchain network to pre-mine tokens for the financial benefits of its founders. Several years ago, there…

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Decentralized Ethereum App Status Invests in P2P Messaging Platform

Decentralized Ethereum App Status Invests in P2P Messaging Platform

Status, the Ethereum-based mobile operating system, has invested $5 million in Matrix, a peer to peer messaging application used by millions of active users globally. In an interview with CoinJournal, Status co-founder Carl Bennetts emphasized the simi…

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City of Taipei to Use IOTA’s Blockless Tangle for its Smart City Goals

City of Taipei to Use IOTA’s Blockless Tangle for its Smart City Goals

The IOTA Foundation has announced that it has teamed up with Taipei City to help it reach its smart city goals. The capital of Taiwan is to integrate IOTA’s blockless distributed ledger technology, Tangle, to explore the possibilities of meeting its ‘S…

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South Korea Finance Minister Says No Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Ban

South Korea Finance Minister Says No Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Ban

Although it has been made clear by the South Korean government on several occasions that a ban on bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading will not be imposed, parts of the market have remained bearish, still concerned about the possibility of a ban in the l…

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MyBit Partners With Alpine to Bring Sustainable Cryptocurrency Mining to Investors

MyBit Partners With Alpine to Bring Sustainable Cryptocurrency Mining to Investors

MyBit, an open source decentralised platform, has announced that it has teamed up with sustainable cryptocurrency mining company, Alpine Mining. MyBit is aiming to be a first-class platform by giving users the opportunity to invest in smart, Internet o…

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Major South Korean E-Commerce Firm’s Integration of Cryptocurrencies Will Fuel Adoption

Major South Korean E-Commerce Firm’s Integration of Cryptocurrencies Will Fuel Adoption

WeMakePrice, one of South Korea’s largest e-commerce platforms, will integrate 12 cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Ripple, Qtum, and Bitcoin Cash to its existing payment application, to allow its consumers to pay for products using cr…

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Coinbase CEO Praises Ethereum-Based Decentralized Airbnb Project

Coinbase CEO Praises Ethereum-Based Decentralized Airbnb Project

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of Coinbase, praised CryptoCribs, an Ethereum-based Airbnb competitor, who’ve delivered a commercially successful decentralized application without raising funds via an initial coin offering (ICO) model. As Aragon co-foun…

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