By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright had his fondest wish come true when the capital city of Colombia formally recognized him as Satoshi Nakamoto. Bogota Grants Craig Wright’s ‘Satoshi’ Wish Officials in Bogota presented Wright with a fancy certificate affirming him as the creator of bitcoin. The events unfolded at the 2019 Expo-Bitcoin International in Bogota, a week-long crypto conference. Wright, the chief scientist at nChain, and Jimmy Nguyen, nChain’s CEO, both attended the conference, where they discussed how Latin Americans could use cryptocurrencies to improve their economies. Notably, Wright discussed “bitcoin and the law.” Certificate: Wright Is
NextColony, a last-days space simulation with RPG elements and tradeable collectibles built on the Steem (STEEM) blockchain, has reportedly sold the most expensive digital collectible in the history of Steem during the game’s launch sale auction. We’ve sold the most expensive digital collectible on the Steem blockchain ever for 10,005 STEEM.#blockchain #steem #steemithttps://t.co/YNznE5O9z9 — NextColony […]
World Asset eXchange (WAX) recently unveiled that it is planning to migrate to its blockchain mainnet on June 30. COMING SOON: The WAX Blockchain and Protocol Token Release Get the release date and an overview of the upcoming process here: https://t.co/zscEYn1AFb Detailed instructions will follow as we near the release date, plus information regarding guilds, staking […]
Electronic Arts (EA) and Respawn Entertainment have officially released the first trailer for the upcoming single-player canonical Star Wars title, Jedi: Fallen Order, detailing its storyline and release date. Trust no one. #StarWarsJediFallenOrder pic.twitter.com/SUB2oEvzCN — EA Star Wars (@EAStarWars) April 13, 2019 Fallen Order stars Cameron Monaghan (Shameless) as Cal Kestis, a young Jedi Padawan […]
Cryptomining manufacturer Bitmain has revealed the release date for its next-generation Antminer S17 series. The S17 set of miners includes the Antminer S17 Pro, Antminer S17 and the Antminer T17.
The Antminer S17 is the latest in the company’s line of fabless mining chips. According to the post, the chips, which are expected to go on sale from April 9, 2019, will provide an energy-efficient means of mining popular cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and bitcoin cash.
The miners will be fitted with the 2nd generation 7nm ASIC BM1397 mining chips which Bitmain claims would provide a 28.6 percent improvement in power efficiency.
Respawn Entertainment dropped the first battle pack this week for Apex Legends, adding the first new character to the game since its launch 6 weeks ago. The character, Octane, is arguably more powerful than Wraith and Bangalore, largely considered the best characters in the game, due to his speed and ability to regenerate health over […]
Steem Monsters, a crypto collectibles game that describes itself as what you get when you cross Pokémon cards with World of Warcraft characters, recently had its largest competitive tournament to date with 220 ‘Steemians’ competing in the event. 220 Steemians Battled for Gold today!! Best Steemmonsters Tournament Ever! — Steemit https://t.co/fqEyy8HLLc @SteemNetwork @SteemMonsters @steemit @andrarchy #steem #steemit #mene24k — […]
Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao has finally announced the date for the first public release of Binance Chain’s decentralized exchange (DEX) testnet. Finally got a date. Targeting to release Binance Chain testnet (@binance_dex) for public testing on Feb 20th. This is a testnet, your feedback would be most valuable. — CZ Binance (@cz_binance) February 12, 2019 According to the […]
Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) crypto exchange subsidiary, Bakkt, has closed a $ 182.5 million funding round led by Microsoft’s venture capital arm, Boston Consulting Group and Pantera Capital. We are pleased to confirm that we have completed our first round of funding of $ 182.5 million https://t.co/Cc2EsoQMcT — Bakkt (@Bakkt) December 31, 2018 According to the announcement, the injection of […]
Bakkt, an upcoming crypto retail payment system and futures platform, is delaying its launch to better ensure the platform’s success at release.
On November 20, 2018, the CEO of Bakkt released an update on Medium, outlining the future business plans for the company, describing some of the progress in implementing new features and declaring that the company’s initial launch is being postponed until January 24, 2019. According to CEO Kelly Loeffler, the delay is meant to give the project more time to make sure that the platform is operationally sound at launch.
It has been announced this week that Bitcoin future contract will be available for trading on 12th December. In the recent press release, the firm stated that the futures contracts will be the first trading product to go live on the platform.
“ICE Futures U.S., Inc. will list the new Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract for trading on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. The Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract is a physically-settled daily futures contract for bitcoin held in Bakkt LLC, ICE’s Digital Asset Warehouse, and will be cleared by ICE Clear US, Inc. Each futures contract calls for delivery of one bitcoin held in the Bakkt Digital Asset Warehouse and will trade in U.S. dollar terms. One daily contract will be listed for trading each Exchange Business Day.”
Nexo (NEXO), a cryptocurrency-backed loan platform, has announced that its long-awaited dividend program will go live on December 15, distributing 30% of the platform’s profits to NEXO holders. As a profitable enterprise from the very beginning, Nexo is paying out the first ever Dividend on a token on December 15! In an industry first we will […]
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Created by Google, Microsoft, and Intel engineers, Dfinity Foundation is set to be the crypto sector’s biggest private token sale of 2018 valued at $ 2 billion. Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z) made its largest investment in the crypto sector to date through its two-month old cryptocurrency fund. A16Z was amongst five investment firms including the $ 1 billion
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In a recent blog post, Bungie has detailed specifics regarding the launch of Destiny 2: Forsaken and a custom raid called Last Wish. The latest expansion arrives September 4 and follows server maintenance that begins at 7 AM PST. The initial patch will be released the same day, with maintenance scheduled to end around 10 […]
A recently conducted study has reportedly found that 75% of millennials would be more likely to date someone who possesses knowledge about cryptocurrencies. The survey comes amid apparently increasing fascination with millenials’ views regarding cryptocurrencies.
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Surveys Probe Millennials’ Views on Crypto
An increasing number of companies have published surveys probing the views held by millennials regarding virtual currencies.
A recent study claims to have found that “Over 75% of millennials [are] more likely to date someone knowledgeable about cryptocurrencies.” Despite the find, the survey also revealed that 12% of respondents would “rather date a non-violent felon” than “someone who has all their savings in cryptocurrency.”
After a Block Producer’s (BP) vote held on June 6th, an official ‘no-go’ was announced for the mainnet launch. The event has been pushed back by at least another 24 hours.
The long-awaited launch of EOS’ mainnet has been further delayed after a BP vote held on June 6th failed to give the green light. A new vote is scheduled to take place 24 hours after security firms perform an audit. At that time, if BPs do not identify any further vulnerabilities the launching process should take place.
AirPod – one of the most exciting new projects in the blockchain industry and cryptocurrency space – is going to be a Diamond Sponsor at CryptoKonf 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia. As such, AirPod is set to give an opening speech, during which the project’s ICO will be introduced to the broader cryptocurrency world.
What is CryptoKonf 2018?
CryptoKonf 2018 is the most prominent blockchain, FinTech, compliance, cryptocurrency and ICO conference in southeastern Europe, and features hands-on technical blockchain development workshops – making it a hotspot for the cryptocurrency space’s developer community.
Japan’s GMO Internet announced that it will unveil its flagship bitcoin mining machine, called GMO miner B2, equipped with the 7nm chips on June 6. Interested customers can register now for the upcoming information session.
Launching on June 6
The wait for 7nm bitcoin mining products from Japanese internet giant GMO may be nearing to a close, as the company announced Thursday:
The long-awaited AirPod ICO is finally taking off! The team has announced that its pre-sale is going to start on May 29, 2018. The project introduces a revolutionary sleeping pod intended to improve your travel experience while at the same time providing you with means for stable yet profitable passive income.
A Breakthrough Sleeping Pod
AirPod Sleeping Pods will provide you with a reprieve from the hassle and bustle of the airport, allowing for a stress-free waiting time that you’d otherwise have to spend in all that chaos. These private, “capsule style” units are designed to be installed in public spaces, beginning with major airports throughout the entire world.