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Are Boys With Midas Touch About To Make Move On ICO Market?

Are Boys With Midas Touch About To Make Move On ICO Market?      The recent maneuvering by the billionaires into the world of Initial Coin Offerings Our London correspondent Nick Ayton aka The Sage of Shoreditch explores the recent maneuvering by the billionaires into the world of Initial Coin Offerings, AI and Blockchain. ICOs have enjoyed their best run ever, albeit it’s a new phenomenon in recent time. The last six months have seen the ICO market […]

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Silicon Valley is hot on a new cryptocurrency that could become worth 100 times its current value

Silicon Valley is hot on a new cryptocurrency that could become worth 100 times its current value      Ether, the unit of cryptocurrency used on the Ethereum blockchain, has given investors a wild ride lately. Its value more than doubled in May, peaked in June at more than $400 an ether, and then lost more than half that value by early this week. That may sound like a bubble bursting. But some investors are still optimistic and […]

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No systemic risk from Cryptocurrency Speculation

No systemic risk from Cryptocurrency Speculation      possible to view price movements in blockchain-based cryptocurrencies as influenced by the ultra-easy monetary policies put in place by central banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis. But sharp price gains in cryptocurrencies may be a sign of excess and have led some investors to call the market a bubble. "I look at the charts, and to me that looks pretty scary," Turnill said at a media briefing in New […]

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Big Businesses that are Leading the Bitcoin Charge

Big Businesses that are Leading the Bitcoin Charge      No longer shunning and brushing Bitcoin under the carpet, some of the world’s biggest companies have seen the light and are accepting digital currencies as a form of payment. Bitcoin’s reputation as an obscure currency that is only used on the Darknet has long been left behind as the digital currency finds itself more in the mainstream than in shadowy corners. The growth of the currency as an […]

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Blockchain Will Disrupt Every Industry

Blockchain Will Disrupt Every Industry      As with all major paradigm shifts, there will be winners and losers. But if we do this right, blockchain technology can usher in a halcyon age of prosperity for all.  I continue to read articles and see example of the disruptive nature of Blockchain. Recently, one of our Salesforce higher education customers demonstrated a persistent, progressive student profile that was built on top of a blockchain chain-script, linking student credentials to […]

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China and Japan Are Largely Responsible for the Current Success of Cryptocurrency

China and Japan Are Largely Responsible for the Current Success of Cryptocurrency      The adoption of digital currencies on both the individual and institutional level   in China and Japan is propelling cryptocurrencies to ever greater heights. However, some are still skeptical that they are the finance systems of the future due to their current volatility. China and Japan’s Crypto Craze The age of cryptocurrencies is upon us, and two countries in particular have been instrumental in […]

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Wall Street Strategist Sees Bitcoin at $55,000 by 2022

Wall Street Strategist Sees Bitcoin at $55,000 by 2022      Tom Lee, strategist at the firm Fundstrat, has released his estimate on the value of Bitcoin by 2022, In the next five years Lee, an expert in market commodities and stock valuations, has made his estimate based on Bitcoin’s limited supply and market stabilization. He’s not the first to make such bullish predictions either. Ronnie Moas, the famous stock picker and strategist has also suggested substantial upside, even […]

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SmartPlay.Tech – New Game, $3,000,000 Trading Volume and Macau Partner

SmartPlay.Tech – New Game, $3,000,000 Trading Volume and Macau Partner      The win-win roulette launch The beginning of the month was marked by the release of a new win-win roulette, which amount of players surpassed the activity in the previous blockchain game, released by the developers in late February. The success of the project was achieved due to the uniqueness of the solution, favorably differing from other products of this segment. Focusing on a large number of […]

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Blockchain – “Bitcoin with Haircut” or Replacement for Inefficient Banking System?

Blockchain – “Bitcoin with Haircut” or Replacement for Inefficient Banking System?      Following other major banks and financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, the New York-based $335.4 bn banking giant, has started to utilize Blockchain technology to automate high throughput transaction processing. Most operations and settlements facilitated by banks including JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs require significant manual verification and labor. In most cases, bank wire and transfers can take at least five days to three […]

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Fourth Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Was Hacked. Users Lose Ethereum & Bitcoin

Fourth Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Was Hacked. Users Lose Ethereum & Bitcoin      Bithumb, the world's fourth largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, confirmed a security incident during which an unknown hacker was able to make off with an yet undetermined amount of funds. Clues that something was wrong emerged on Thursday, when South Korean users, who make most of Bithumb's userbase, started complaining on a local social network about losing control over large funds stored in their Bithumb […]

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