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Last week, a bitcoin picture puzzle appeared online in which players were challenged to uncover the private key to a BTC wallet. The game sparked major interest, for its 310 BTC prize was magnitudes greater than anything previously offered by a game of this nature. But it appears that somebody has now won the jackpot, as the wallet was drained on Oct. 10.
The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has officially been awarded to William D. Nordhaus of Yale University and Paul M. Romer of the NYU Stern School of Business. William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, awarded the 2018 Prize in Economic Sciences, have designed methods that address some of our time’s most fundamental and pressing issues: long-term sustainable growth in […]
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The blockchain industry got two impressive academics to join its ranks.
On Monday, blockchain security firm Cryptic Labs announced that two Nobel Prize winners in economics will join the firm and conduct blockchain. Dr. Eric Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides will join the Palo Alto, Calif. firm’s advisory board.
“[They] will provide insights in incentive mechanisms, game theory and macro-economic policies, bolstering the institute’s mission to address the lack of blockchain industry expertise in both fields,” Cryptic Labs said in a Sept.
MALTA – Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has declared the winners of the Binance Dexathon, a community-driven initiative aimed at solving the speed and capacity issues faced by decentralized exchanges. Nine teams, including five university-based teams, emerged victorious in this coding competition.
The Binance Dexathon leverages the technological excellence of the cryptocurrency and blockchain community to solve the liquidity and efficiency problems presented by current decentralized exchanges. Since Dexathon’s launch on March 16, Binance received decentralized exchange prototypes from talented programmers and blockchain specialists worldwide. Participants of this decentralized exchange coding competition presented implementation protocols that enable the creation of a low-latency and high-throughput decentralized exchange.
The long-anticipated bitcoin ETF has yet to materialize, but American investors seeking to gain exposure to the flagship cryptocurrency through their standard brokerage accounts now have a consolation prize. Bloomberg reports that Bitcoin Tracker One, an exchange-traded note (ETN) that has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2015, can now be traded in U.S. brokerage
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You won’t be able to get your hands on the digital bullion unless you’re willing to pay a high sum. Your other option for increasing your coins is by playing in an online casino that accept cryptocurrencies. Win enough bitcoins to change your collection and to mark yourself on the boards as a highest winner.
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Play2Live (P2L), a blockchain-based streaming platform for gamers and e-sports fans, has successfully hosted and broadcasted an e-sport tournament with cryptocurrency as the main prize: 2,000,000 Level Up Coin tokens – LUC – worth $ 100,000. The P2L CryptoMasters event took place on 24-25th of February in Minsk, Belarus, on Falcon Arena to a lie audience of thousands of viewers and an online audience that approached a million. Play2Live CryptoMasters tournament was the first event broadcasted on p2l.tv platform.
A Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament organized by Play2Live is set to take place later this month and will award the winning team with cryptocurrency, as opposed to cash prizes.
Crypto over Cash
The tournament will be held in Minsk, Belarus, on February 25th, where eight teams will battle it out to see who has the sharpest reflexes and tightest team strategy. Winners are set to receive a $ 100,000 reward for first place in the form of cryptocurrency.
The prize money, however, will not come in the form of Bitcoin or Ethereum. Rather, winners will receive Play2Live’s own cryptocurrency, Level Up Coin (LUC).