Why Rise is About to Let Anyone to Trade Crypto with its “Wall Street-Grade” Algorithms [INTERVIEW]

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The zero-sum game that is trading has traditionally been a tough sell for retailers, who may seldom come out on top in their daily tug-of-war with the deep-pocketed institutions that wrap most markets around their fingers. CryptoSlate, however, sat down with the chief executive of Rise, who is planning to repurpose its institutional-grade, AI-powered trading…

It’s Time for Content Creators to Rightfully Get All They Deserve

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Quality content is the lifeblood of the internet. Blog posts, podcasts, YouTube videos, and even social media posts are far more than a means to an end, or a way get more users for a product or service you’re trying to sell. Engaging, fun, high-caliber posts that provide value should be appreciated and adequately rewarded…

Ledger Nano S Announces Support for IOTA

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IOTA Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on distributed ledger technology and permissionless ecosystem development recently collaborated with Ledger, the cryptocurrency and blockchain security leader, to integrate IOTA tokens with Ledger’s secure hardware wallets for cryptocurrencies. IOTA (MIOTA) Now Supported on the Ledger Nano S Hardware Wallet Ledger hardware wallet, one of the most popular digital…

Early-Access Launch of USD-Pegged Cryptocurrency StableUSD Announced by Stably

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Stably, a venture capital-backed startup seeking to bring stability to the cryptocurrency market is launching an early-access sale of a price-stable cryptocurrency that is pegged and fully backed 1:1 by the U.S. dollar, the StableUSD (USDS) stablecoin, the company announced in a press release on Oct. 31. Stably Launches Early-Access StableUSD Sale The Stably developer…

Wrapped Bitcoin Is Coming to Ethereum

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BTC is poised to make its Ethereum debut. An initiative involving several decentralized exchanges (DEXs) as well as crypto-custodians Bitgo will introduce ”BTC-backed” WBTC, with the W standing for “wrapped.” When WBTC launches in January 2019, it will enable ethereum-based ”bitcoin” to be traded on DEXs, boosting liquidity and opening the Ethereum ecosystem to a…

Zcoin Gives ASICs the Boot with Merkle Tree Proofs

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In a direct challenge to the type of industrial-grade efforts that have transformed once-lone cryptocurrency miners into multi-billion-dollar oligarchies, Zcoin has held itself up as the first cryptocurrency to “democratize” mining using Merkle Tree Proofs, a PoW algorithm for ASIC-resistance. According to the team behind the zero-knowledge proof privacy coin, Zcoin’s newfangled feature sticks it…

Is Delayed Proof of Work the Answer to 51% Attacks? [INTERVIEW]

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Earlier in October, an ethical hacker who goes by the handle GeoCold on Twitter announced the live-streaming of a 51% attack on the alt coin Einsteinium. The plan was to gain control of the network and expose vulnerabilities that exist in conventional proof-of-work blockchains which allow for double-spending attacks. Only it didn’t go quite as planned.…

Sony Develops Blockchain System for Digital Rights Management

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Entertainment behemoth Sony Corporation announced Monday the development of a blockchain-based tool for the management of the rights to intellectual property such as music, videos, and written works. Sony: We Built a Blockchain for Music, Video Rights https://t.co/dqZkLr8Wiv pic.twitter.com/87JT5KCYqJ — Backbone (UK) (@BackboneUK) October 15, 2018 Sony: Blockchain ‘Lends Itself to Rights Management’ The immutability…

Blockstream Launches Liquid Network, Exchanges Can Now Transfer Bitcoin in Under 2 Minutes

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With blockchain advancement once resting on the shoulders of beleaguered, boot-strapping developers, some would fire up the afterburners in a push to deliver tomorrow’s markets, today. Blockstream, one of the industry’s most heavily sponsored development powerhouses, unveiled a Lightning Network-style solution permitting the largest stakeholders in the game to transfer wholesale quantities of Bitcoin in…

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  …