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ICOs Were Designed to Solve Big Ideas ? So Why Is Everyone Thinking Small?

ICOs Were Designed to Solve Big Ideas ? So Why Is Everyone Thinking Small?

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/icos-were-designed-to-solve-big-ideas-so-why-is-everyone-thinking-small/
on 2018-02-07 00:00:13

“Start small, think big” urged Steve Jobs. “I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary,” mused Elon Musk. The American dream holds that anyone, regardless of circumstance, background and means, can achieve anything they want through a combination of hard work and smart thinking. And all over the world that … Continue reading ICOs Were Designed to Solve Big Ideas – So Why Is Everyone Thinking Small?
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Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/coinbase-is-adding-segwit-support/
on 2018-02-06 23:55:10

After months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]
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Canadian Lender VersaBank Opens Cryptocurrency Safety Deposit Box

Canadian Lender VersaBank Opens Cryptocurrency Safety Deposit Box

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/canadian-lender-versabank-opens-crypto-safety-box/
on 2018-02-06 23:00:49

VersaBank Inc., a tiny Canadian lender led by tech-savvy CEO David Taylor, is building a virtual safety deposit box for cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. The firm is taking the lead in a global banking industry where many have been reluctant to deal with cryptocurrencies. The London, Ontario-based bank — Canada’s smallest bank by assets … Continue reading Canadian Lender VersaBank Opens Cryptocurrency Safety Deposit Box
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Blockhive Partners With Agrello in New Crowdfunding Innovation Using Blockchain Technology

Blockhive Partners With Agrello in New Crowdfunding Innovation Using Blockchain Technology

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/blockhive-partners-agrello-new-crowdfunding-innovation-using-blockchain-technology/
on 2018-02-06 23:05:48

Blockchain technology is enabling the borderless transfer of value in its simplest form without the interference of intermediaries. This is a property that has encouraged the effective fundraising processes being adopted by various startups and existing organizations for purposes of project development and expansion, as the case may be. A new fundraising method One of … Continue reading Blockhive Partners With Agrello in New Crowdfunding Innovation Using Blockchain Technology
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Russian Bankruptcy Court Orders Debtor to Disclose Cryptocurrency Holdings

Russian Bankruptcy Court Orders Debtor to Disclose Cryptocurrency Holdings

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https://news.bitcoin.com/russian-bankruptcy-court-orders-debtor-disclose-cryptocurrency-holdings/
on 2018-02-06 22:30:20

The Moscow bankruptcy court has ordered a bankrupt debtor to provide information about his cryptocurrency holdings. The trustee has requested that his cryptocurrencies be included in the bankruptcy estate. The court will decide if the coins can be used to pay creditors. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Court Orders […]
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T-Mobile Faces Federal Lawsuit After Hackers Steal User?s Cryptocurrencies

T-Mobile Faces Federal Lawsuit After Hackers Steal User?s Cryptocurrencies

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/t-mobile-faces-federal-lawsuit-after-hackers-steal-users-cryptocurrencies/
on 2018-02-06 22:00:23

This past Sunday Carlos Tapang, a T-Mobile USA Inc. customer, filed a suit in federal court against the company, alleging lax security measures made it possible for hackers to access his wireless account and steal the cryptocurrency from his mobile wallet —  tens of thousands of dollars worth. Tapang, of Washington state, accuses T-Mobile of … Continue reading T-Mobile Faces Federal Lawsuit After Hackers Steal User’s Cryptocurrencies
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?Black Monday? Shows Bitcoin Isn?t As ?Dangerous? As Regulators Claim

?Black Monday? Shows Bitcoin Isn?t As ?Dangerous? As Regulators Claim

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https://news.bitcoin.com/black-monday-shows-bitcoin-isnt-as-dangerous-as-regulators-claim/
on 2018-02-06 21:30:38

Looking at mainstream media headlines over the past few weeks shows a lot of columnists and pundits have declared that ‘bitcoin’s bubble has burst.’ They always claim that it’s much safer to invest in traditional investments like equities or the stock market while at the same time highlighting cryptocurrency’s volatile price swings. However, on Monday, […]
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Australia to Ban Bitcoin Gambling

Australia to Ban Bitcoin Gambling

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https://news.bitcoin.com/australia-to-ban-bitcoin-gambling/
on 2018-02-06 20:50:19

Australian gambling regulator Northern Territory Racing Commission (NTRC) has issued an informal ban against all cryptocurrency online wagering, singling out bitcoin and ethereum. Just days before, one of its licensed online gambling sites announced it was offering bitcoin to its customers. Also read: Market Risk Advisory Committee: Bitcoin Futures Self-Certification Works Neds Adopts Bitcoin Gambling Paul […]
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PR: XinFin Unveils XDC, the Hybrid Blockchain Protocol; Opens Its Utility Token Sale

PR: XinFin Unveils XDC, the Hybrid Blockchain Protocol; Opens Its Utility Token Sale

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-xinfin-unveils-xdc-the-hybrid-blockchain-protocol-opens-its-utility-token-sale/
on 2018-02-06 19:30:24

XinFin opens token sale of it’s utility tokens, unveils the first of it’s kind hybrid blockchain XDC protocol
Singapore based XinFin unveiled the first of its kind Hybrid Blockchain protocol architecture for enterprise adoption for global trade and finance market, opens sale of it’s utility tokens.
XinFin unveiled its Hybrid Blockchain network, powered by the XDC protocol. The XDC protocol enables real world enterprises to work with Blockchain and digital assets ecosystem with a network architecture that combines best features of public blockchains and private networks. The XDC protocol has been architected to make it compliant with laws of the land and can work purely as a messaging layer for existing and approved payment mechanisms in any country.
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What?s On Tonight

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What?s On Tonight

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/bitcoin-price-watch-heres-whats-tonight-2-40/
on 2018-02-06 19:18:34

Come on bitcoin, you can do it. Things are very very gradually starting to pick up in the bitcoin space right now. Having suffered a series of substantial downside runs over the last 72 hours or so, we headed into this morning’s session out of Europe with one key aim – to see bitcoin form … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On Tonight
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IndiaChain: Government?s Blockchain-based Certification For Education Degrees

IndiaChain: Government?s Blockchain-based Certification For Education Degrees

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/indiachain-governments-blockchain-based-certification-for-education-degrees/
on 2018-02-06 19:30:02

The Indian central government is embarking on its first implementation  blockchain-based solutions, starting with the digital certification of education degrees, which will be issued using the distributed ledger technology starting with batches graduating next year. The project, IndiaChain, is partnering with the Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay) and colleges under the Delhi University. IndiaChain will … Continue reading IndiaChain: Government’s Blockchain-based Certification For Education Degrees
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LitePay und LitePal: Litcoins neue Plattformen

LitePay und LitePal: Litcoins neue Plattformen

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https://www.btc-echo.de/litepay-und-litepal-litcoins-neue-plattformen/
on 2018-02-06 18:00:03

Das Entwickler-Team der Kryptowährung Litecoin hat den baldigen Start zweier Plattformen für das Litecoin-Netzwerk angekündigt. LitePay und LitePal sollen beide zur Zahlungsabwicklung verwendet werden und den gesamten Litecoin-Transaktionsprozess einfacher gestalten. Bereits im Februar soll zumindest LitePay an den Start gehen. Wie Litecoin-Gründer Charlie Lee per Twitter verkündete, dass der Launch von gleich zwei mit Litecoin…BTC-ECHO

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Senate Releases Testimonies Ahead of Crypto Hearing

Senate Releases Testimonies Ahead of Crypto Hearing

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https://news.bitcoin.com/senate-releases-testimonies-ahead-of-crypto-hearing/
on 2018-02-06 17:30:23

A day before a landmark hearing, a day with screaming headlines about the US stock market’s historic dump, not to mention bitcoin’s 65 percent fire sale, the United States Senate released formal testimony of Chairs from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Heads of both entities will testify Tuesday […]
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Bitcoin.com Wallet Added to Bitpay?s List of Payment Protocol Support

Bitcoin.com Wallet Added to Bitpay?s List of Payment Protocol Support

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https://news.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-com-wallet-added-to-bitpays-list-of-payment-protocol-support/
on 2018-02-06 16:37:49

This past November the largest bitcoin payment processor worldwide, Bitpay, announced the company’s move to integrate a process called BIP-70, otherwise known as the Payment Protocol, into the Bitpay invoice platform. At Bitcoin.com we want readers and users of our services to be up to date with the latest technologies and upgrades happening within the […]
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Meinungen zum fallenden Bitcoin-Kurs

Meinungen zum fallenden Bitcoin-Kurs

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https://www.btc-echo.de/meinungen-zum-fallenden-bitcoin-kurs/
on 2018-02-06 16:35:54

Der Bitcoin-Kurs fällt, die Medienwelt berichtet – man kennt das bereits. Wir haben uns im Zuge des aktuellen Kurssturz ein wenig für euch umgeschaut.  Momentan ist der Bitcoin-Kurs und dessen Verfall mal wieder in aller Munde. In der internationalen Rundschau trifft man auf altbekannte Meinungen, Neues ist Mangelware. Die Meinungen zum fallenden Bitcoin-Kurs im Überblick…BTC-ECHO

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Intelligence: Pyongyang Trying to Steal Cryptos before Pyeongchang Olympics

Intelligence: Pyongyang Trying to Steal Cryptos before Pyeongchang Olympics

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https://news.bitcoin.com/intelligence-pyongyang-trying-to-steal-cryptos-before-pyeongchang-olympics/
on 2018-02-06 16:10:03

Despite some cracks on the icy surface of inter-Korean relations, caused by the Olympic spirit, tensions on the silent crypto front in Korea remain high. South Korean intelligence has informed lawmakers in Seoul that the North keeps trying to hack cryptocurrency exchanges south of the DMZ. Cryptos worth billions of won have been stolen by […]
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Ethereum Technical Analysis ? Is a Floor in Sight for ETH/USD? 06/02/2018

Ethereum Technical Analysis ? Is a Floor in Sight for ETH/USD? 06/02/2018

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/ethereum-technical-analysis-floor-sight-eth-usd-06-02-2018/
on 2018-02-06 14:39:00

Key Highlights Ethereum fell through today’s $590.1 support level against the U.S Dollar this morning, following Monday’s 18.68% fall to a closing $697.95. A major bearish trend continues with the next major support level for ETH/USD sitting at $511.33. At the time of writing, ETH/USD is sitting close to its intraday low $555.56 at $568.82, … Continue reading Ethereum Technical Analysis – Is a Floor in Sight for ETH/USD? 06/02/2018
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Japanische Fluggesellschaft will Bitcoin akzeptieren

Japanische Fluggesellschaft will Bitcoin akzeptieren

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/japanische-fluggesellschaft-will-bitcoin-akzeptieren/
on 2018-02-06 14:00:41

Die japanische Fluggesellschaft Peach Aviation hat angekündigt, Ticketzahlungen in Bitcoin zu akzeptieren. Peach Aviation will damit mehr Touristen in das Land der aufgehenden Sonne locken. In Japan kann man inzwischen Autos und In-App-Bezahldienste mit Bitcoin begleichen. Die derzeitige rote Welle, die durch die Kryptokurse zieht, hält das Land nicht davon ab, weitere Anwendungsgebiete zu erschließen.…BTC-ECHO

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As it happened: The World?s Biggest Bitcoin Party on a Cruise

As it happened: The World?s Biggest Bitcoin Party on a Cruise

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/happened-worlds-biggest-bitcoin-party-cruise/
on 2018-02-06 13:32:56

A man out of nowhere jokes, “Look at this Bitcoin Titanic.” A few in the queue, who could make out the meaning of the pun, laughs uncontrollably while admiring a colossal cruise before them for its unmatched beauty with their iPhones out. The check-in queue moves slowly as usual, but the conversation about the Bitcoin’s … Continue reading As it happened: The World’s Biggest Bitcoin Party on a Cruise
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Kanada, das Blockchain-Musterland

Kanada, das Blockchain-Musterland

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https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/02/06/kanada-das-blockchain-musterland/
on 2018-02-06 13:09:11

Kanada wird gerade zur Blockchain-Nation. Die Regierung macht die Vergabe von Staatsmitteln über die Ethereum-Blockchain transparent und nimmt an einem Programm teil, um die Identitätsfeststellung von Luftfahrtspassagieren per Blockchain-Technologie zu verbessern. Einer der größten Pensionsfonds des Landes hat derweil eine Tochterfirma gegründet, die gezielt in Ethereum investieren soll.

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Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s How To Trade This Morning?s Levels

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s How To Trade This Morning?s Levels

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/bitcoin-price-watch-heres-trade-mornings-levels/
on 2018-02-06 12:15:46

It’s almost becoming monotonous at the early start of the European session to cover a dip in the bitcoin price but, over the last few weeks, that’s all we’ve been able to do. Things keep falling and anytime we do see something of a reprieve, the markets tank almost right away. The thing is, whatever … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s How To Trade This Morning’s Levels
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Op-Ed: When is a Crash a Crash?

Op-Ed: When is a Crash a Crash?

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/when-is-a-crash-a-crash/
on 2018-02-06 12:00:46

Once again we awake to a sea of red in crypto land. It has become quite a familiar sight this year with only a few days showing the potential for a rebound. It hasn’t happened and Bitcoin continues to tumble pulling all of its brethren down with it. Crypto space isn’t the only place in … Continue reading Op-Ed: When is a Crash a Crash?
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Investorentag Kryptowährungen ? Ein Rückblick

Investorentag Kryptowährungen ? Ein Rückblick

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https://www.btc-echo.de/investorentag-kryptowaehrungen-ein-rueckblick/
on 2018-02-06 12:00:03

Am vergangenen Freitag fand der von BTC-ECHO in Zusammenarbeit mit der Solarpraxis AG organisierte Investorentag Kryptowährungen 2018 in Berlin statt. Wir bedanken uns an dieser Stelle noch einmal bei allen, die daran mitgewirkt haben, diesen Tag zu einem Erfolg zu machen. Nun wollen wir noch einmal einen Blick zurück wagen und ein paar Dinge zusammenfassen,…BTC-ECHO

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PR: Viola.Ai Wins Investor Award at d10e ICO Pitching Competition at Cayman Islands

PR: Viola.Ai Wins Investor Award at d10e ICO Pitching Competition at Cayman Islands

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-viola-ai-wins-investor-award-at-d10e-ico-pitching-competition-at-cayman-islands/
on 2018-02-06 11:30:13

SINGAPORE – Selected for Investors Award out of 16 other ICOs, the world’s first Blockchain & A.I. driven marketplace from dating, courtship to marriage, Viola.AI celebrates the 3rd place win at the biggest ICO Pitching Competition at Cayman Islands on 30 January 2018, organized by d10e, the leading conference on decentralization.
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Bitcoin Believers Will Stay The Distance

Bitcoin Believers Will Stay The Distance

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/bitcoin-believers-will-stay-distance/
on 2018-02-06 11:30:34

As markets continue to fall across the board today many are left wondering where the bottom will be. What is guaranteed is that there will be a bottom and things will rebound. Bitcoin is no stranger to crashes, it has had several worse than the current one during its nine year lifespan. According to Business … Continue reading Bitcoin Believers Will Stay The Distance
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