By CCN Markets: Failed cryptocurrencies can enjoy an eternal resting place after they’re sent off to an altcoins graveyard called ShitcoinGraveyard. The website is the brainchild of four Berlin-based crypto entrepreneurs and bitcoin bulls: Roman Kemper, CEO and chief gravedigger. Marten Rauschenberg, DAO mastermind. Yannick Eckl, marketing director. Christoph Klischa, chief financial officer. Kemper told CCN that his team was inspired to launch ShitcoinGraveyard amid the 2018 ICO market implosion. During that time, crypto investors lost millions of dollars in numerous ICO scams. ICO Death Spiral Inspired Graveyard Idea Kemper says the idea of ShitcoinGraveyard was born in the depths
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By CCN.com: The 24-hour period didn’t see much ultimate change in the Bitcoin price or the other few top cryptocurrencies. Litecoin overtook Stellar, however, following a rebranding earlier this week. Bitcoin Price Poised for a Breakout?: As noted by technical analysts Paul McNeal and Brian Swanny, a breakout in either direction may be imminent after
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In what can only be described as a head-scratcher, esports organizations Cloud 9 and 100 Thieves have placed ads for League of Legends professionals in a local California newspaper. First discovered by Reddit user u/TSickler, the advertisements were placed together, suggesting the two organizations worked together to create the listings or acted at the same time. […]
At the December 7, 2018, TenX Summit, a group of developers showcased an industry first: an atomic swap between a non-native asset, TenX’s PAY token, and a native asset, bitcoin.
By non-native, the team is referring to an asset/coin that is not the base currency for the network. For Ethereum, for example, the native asset is ether, while any token that is built on the protocol is considered a non-native asset.
A new bill which will impact electronic wallets and digital payment tokens such as bitcoin has been tabled in Singapore’s parliament. The Payment Services Bill will place the providers of payment services that are not under the regulatory oversight of Money-Changing and Remittance Businesses Act and the Payment Systems Oversight Act under the umbrella of
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Bitfinex has announced a new financial instrument on its platform in response to the upcoming hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. Noting a sizable increase in short bets on BCH – traders apparently believing that the split will have a negative impact on the per-coin price of Bitcoin Cash – Bitfinex has created something
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As cryptocurrency exchanges eagerly await the RBI ban ruling, a government agency has proposed using virtual currencies as payment for legalized gambling services in India.
What a great week for Bitcoin! It broke through the $ 8,000 barrier and is taking the lion’s share of market dominance. Now, according to Quartz India, there’s another reason to celebrate – cryptocurrencies could soon be seen as a viable medium of exchange in the country! Well, in the gambling industry at least.
Was was to be expected after a rather positive weekend for all cryptocurrency markets, the new week is off to a bit of a rough start. Most of the top currencies have lost a small bit of value, even though there is no reason to panic just yet. The Stellar price, for example, has gone up in value over the past 24 hours, which shows the positive momentum is not over yet.
Even though all cryptocurrencies are still in the green over the past 24 hours, it remains to be seen how long this situation can last. Some of the earlier gains have been eradicated already for most coins. The Cardano price, on the other hand, is still surging full steam ahead during these curious times.
The Cardano Price Trucks Along Nicely
With all of the top cryptocurrencies in the green on a Saturday, a very peculiar situation is created. Albeit there should be plenty of optimism among market watchers, there is also a sense of impending dread. The year 2018 has shown all speculators how no price gains go unpunished for very long.
Delving into bitcoin can take guts — and not just the type of bravado needed to embrace crypto speculation. Sometimes standing up for bitcoin also means standing up for your homeland and fellow citizens, in search of a better way.
The latter display of bravery is embedded in the recently launched Let’s Talk Bitcoin! podcast #370 hosted by Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy and Jonathan Mohan. That’s where LTB correspondent Christian Garcia steps up with a report from a country in crisis, reminding listeners about the world-altering dimensions of bitcoin that are separate from investing.
Cryptocurrency has its place in the world and Russia should carefully consider when and how to take part in the process of its development, Vladimir Putin said in his annual Q&A session with Russian citizens. The president noted that “by definition” neither Russia, nor any other country could have a national cryptocurrency. Putin also mentioned the saga around Telegram, in the light of seeking “civilized” decisions.
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From potholes to spaceports, the Direct Line with Vladimir Putin usually covers it all. It is hard to imagine there is absolutely no preparation or plot behind the scenes, but one has to admit – four hours of questions can be a grueling challenge for anyone’s concentration and intellectual power.
Talk to any number of people about cryptocurrency and you’ll receive any number of responses. Those range from a knee-jerk reaction about criminals and evil deeds to die-hard evangelists championing the death of centralized organizations. Indeed, cryptocurrency may be one of the most loved and hated phenomena the world has ever seen.
But in between the camp of naysayers at one end and the cluster of bagholders at the other, there’s a solid group of players in the middle rolling out ideas. We’ve already seen seamless, near-instant international transactions, companies improving logistics, and elections held free from fraud.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality; to change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Buckminster Fuller, 20th-century architect and theorist
Blockchain tech allows business transactions to be secure in a world where everything from your Facebook profile to your entire business model can be hacked. But it’s the unseen fraud and tactics that go unnoticed which companies and security experts need to worry about as well.
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ICOs seeking to crowdfund their big idea have a quandary: should they register their token as a security, complete with the expense, delays, and paperwork this entails, or should they brand it a utility and hope the SEC doesn’t come after them? Last year, virtually everything was labeled a utility and SEC-compliant crowdsales were almost unheard of. But in 2018, launching a utility token in the U.S. is fraught with risks and uncertainty. To tap into the lucrative U.S. market, the regulatory route is now the only viable path to follow.
Another day of cryptocurrency trading is upon us. Even though things started to look a bit worrisome last night, there is apparently nothing to worry about whatsoever. The Bitcoin Cash price further confirms things are looking pretty solid when keeping the bigger picture in mind. As of right now, one BCH is valued at nearly $ 1,400.
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We live in a time when the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II that have serious impacts at national, regional and international levels – Poverty, natural disasters, violation of human rights, terrorism. There is an increase in frequency, complexity, and severity of natural and man-made disasters globally. Given humanitarian needs far outstrips funding for life-saving aid, fundraising is becoming an increasingly important issue. According to statistics, 3.2% increase in charitable giving is expected this year, compared to 2017. It is a highly controversial question whether or not traditional payment methods are still effective in helping the international community to respond to violations immediately.
On December 27th BANKEX has successfully completed their TokenSale, selling BKX tokens for about $ 66 million. The remaining tokens will only be available for purchase by institutional investors interested in asset tokenization technologies. A total of 400 000 000 BKX tokens were emitted of which 80 000 000 was allocated for the public sale, 140 000 000 reserved for institutional investors, the rest were reserved and allocated for the Team (50 000 000), Advisers (40 000 000), the Option Pool (50 000 000) and The BANKEX FOUNDATION (40 000 000).