Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Announces New Blockchain Startup

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Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles is dipping his feet back into the crypto industry as he wants to help Japan become a powerhouse within the blockchain economy. The former CEO of the now-defunct exchange told the media on June 5 about his new venture called Tristan Technologies. Also read: Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles…

Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Gathers Thousands of Pre-Launch Signups

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On June 4, Bitcoin.com is gearing up to launch our peer-to-peer trading platform Local.Bitcoin.com. After the exchange was announced, the public were invited to create their accounts and place orders. So far the exchange has seen a huge swarm of interest, with over 4,500 signups to date. Also read: Bitcoin.com Celebrates 4 Million Wallets Created…

Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018

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A survey has determined that advertisers believe the word “blockchain” to have been the most overrated of 2018. This is hardly a surprise as many companies from fields completely unrelated to cryptocurrency claimed to use or test blockchain technology last year with little to show for it. Also Read: In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare…

Nevada Saw an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018

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According to public records obtained from Washoe County, home to one of the marriage epicenters of the world in Reno, Nevada, the region saw over 950 blockchain recorded marriages in 2018. Moreover, about 250 miles away in Elko, Nevada, county officials are recording birth certificates using blockchain technology. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000…

The Dapp Revolution: Rebuilding Society Through Decentralization

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This article about the Dapp Revolution was written by Heidi Yu. Heidi is a serial entrepreneur, influencer, marketing evangelist, and AI enthusiast. Heidi founded Boosto.io, a decentralized app store that returns power to creators and makers.  If you can dream it, a decentralized application can do it. According to a report from UK market intelligence firm Juniper Research,…

China’s Oldest Science and Tech Publication Accepts BTC for Subscriptions

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On Sunday China’s oldest tech media publication, Beijing Sci-Tech Report (BSTR) also known as ‘Technology life,’ has announced the business is accepting bitcoin core (BTC) for the magazine’s 2019 subscriptions. Also read: Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a Reality  The Publication Beijing Sci-Tech Report Now Accepts BTC for 2019 Subscriptions  …

Alibaba, IBM Top Global Blockchain Patent Rankings, Says New Research

Alibaba, IBM Top Global Blockchain Patent Rankings, Says New Research

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Major Chinese and American firms are leading a global blockchain push, with Alibaba and IBM having filed around 90 patents each relating to the tech.

Cryptocurrency Concept Is a 'Fallacy' Says Finnish Central Bank Advisor

Cryptocurrency Concept Is a 'Fallacy' Says Finnish Central Bank Advisor

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A paper published by the Bank of Finland explains why cryptocurrencies will never become a form of money.

‘Cryptocurrencies and Precious Metals Can Co-Exist,’ Explains Ron Paul

‘Cryptocurrencies and Precious Metals Can Co-Exist,’ Explains Ron Paul

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Just recently the notorious libertarian and Austrian economist, Ron Paul, released a paper that discusses the world’s issues with central economic planning. In the report, Paul goes into vast detail on how precious metals and cryptocurrencies can co-exist in order to prevent current market monopolies from “rigging the economy.” Also Read: US Authorities Seize Over…

2017 Saw 'Exponential' Blockchain Startup Growth, Says China's IT Ministry

2017 Saw 'Exponential' Blockchain Startup Growth, Says China's IT Ministry

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Forty percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new report published by China’s IT Ministry