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Wyoming Could Become ?Blockchain Capital Of The World,? Says State Representative Tyler Lindholm

Wyoming Could Become ?Blockchain Capital Of The World,? Says State Representative Tyler Lindholm

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/wyoming-could-become-blockchain-capital-of-the-world-says-state-representative-tyler-lindholm/
on 2018-02-09 00:00:57

According to State Representative Tyler Lindholm, if Wyoming’s Legislature successfully passes a set of bills this month Wyoming won’t just join the blockchain revolution, it will become a world-leader. “We essentially could be the blockchain capital of the world within a year from now — that’s a very realistic outlook as far as the sheer … Continue reading Wyoming Could Become “Blockchain Capital Of The World,” Says State Representative Tyler Lindholm
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SEC to Focus on Cryptocurrency and ICO Fraud as Top Priority

SEC to Focus on Cryptocurrency and ICO Fraud as Top Priority

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https://news.bitcoin.com/sec-focus-cryptocurrency-ico-fraud-top-priority/
on 2018-02-08 23:57:59

The financial inspectors of the SEC publish their top priorities at the beginning of every year in an effort to improve compliance, prevent fraud, monitor risk, and inform regulatory policy. This year, tacking fraud in the ICO and cryptocurrency markets takes center stage. Also Read: Weiss Ratings Defends its Decision to Give Bitcoin Only a […]
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Why Does a Dating App Need to Use Blockchain Technology? Hicky.io Answers Why

Why Does a Dating App Need to Use Blockchain Technology? Hicky.io Answers Why

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/dating-app-need-use-blockchain-technology-hicky-io-answers/
on 2018-02-08 23:41:57

The internet has become a cozy place to a third of the world’s 7 billion population and it is growing rapidly. The internet is the key to a new world, full of exciting opportunities, including the ability to be anywhere with anyone – as well as to be anyone. The internet’s anonymity feature is both … Continue reading Why Does a Dating App Need to Use Blockchain Technology? Hicky.io Answers Why
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Ethereum Consolidates Below Daily Ichimoku Cloud

Ethereum Consolidates Below Daily Ichimoku Cloud

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/ethereum-consolidates-daily-ichimoku-cloud/
on 2018-02-08 23:53:20

After correcting the final streak of losses earlier this week, Ethereum consolidates between key pivot levels for the third day in a row. This comes as Ethereum’s rival, Dfinity, raises $61 million for its product. What could be next for Ethereum? Here’s a quick overview. Ethereum Consolidates Below Daily Ichimoku Cloud After reaching the all-time-high … Continue reading Ethereum Consolidates Below Daily Ichimoku Cloud
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The Biggest Threat to an ICO and How to Avoid It

The Biggest Threat to an ICO and How to Avoid It

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/the-biggest-threat-to-an-ico-and-how-to-avoid-it/
on 2018-02-08 23:32:33

On December 11, 2017, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton issued a stern warning to mainstream investors about cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). He comments, A number of concerns have been raised regarding the cryptocurrency and ICO markets, including that, as they are currently operating, there is substantially less investor protection than in our traditional securities … Continue reading The Biggest Threat to an ICO and How to Avoid It
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President of Minneapolis Fed: It?s Best To ?Leave Bitcoin For The Toy Collectors?

President of Minneapolis Fed: It?s Best To ?Leave Bitcoin For The Toy Collectors?

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/president-minneapolis-fed-best-leave-bitcoin-toy-collectors/
on 2018-02-08 23:00:41

Speaking at a Town Hall Forum today in South Dakota, the Minneapolis Fed President had some condescension for proponents of Bitcoin. Neel Kashkari told the assembly: “If you live in any modern advanced economy I would stick with the dollar I would stick with the yen and leave bitcoin for the, you know, toy collectors.” … Continue reading President of Minneapolis Fed: It’s Best To “Leave Bitcoin For The Toy Collectors”
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The Second Round Of The Bloomzed Financial Platform?s Tokensale ? A Profitable Opportunity To Become An Exclusive Participant Of The Future Of Financial Technologies

The Second Round Of The Bloomzed Financial Platform?s Tokensale ? A Profitable Opportunity To Become An Exclusive Participant Of The Future Of Financial Technologies

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/second-round-bloomzed-financial-platforms-tokensale-profitable-opportunity-become-exclusive-participant-future-financial-technologies/
on 2018-02-08 22:50:49

“Fintech” is the term which doesn’t leave indifferent the largest players of the international financial market. The financial technologies sphere dynamically develops and has managed to attract attention not only visionaries of banking but also slow state public institutes. However, “fintech” is just the top of an iceberg, covering numerous shortcomings of the current financial … Continue reading The Second Round Of The Bloomzed Financial Platform’s Tokensale – A Profitable Opportunity To Become An Exclusive Participant Of The Future Of Financial Technologies
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Besides the Meme Jokes Crypto-Enthusiasts Are Actually Buying Lamborghinis

Besides the Meme Jokes Crypto-Enthusiasts Are Actually Buying Lamborghinis

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https://news.bitcoin.com/besides-the-meme-jokes-crypto-enthusiasts-are-actually-buying-lamborghinis/
on 2018-02-08 22:28:23

The luxury Italian sports car, Lamborghini, otherwise referred to as the “Lambo” has become a ‘holy grail’ for some cryptocurrency enthusiasts. As ridiculous as $200K+ automobile may sound to some individuals after bitcoin’s rise in 2017 that dream is now attainable for a lot of early adopters. Also Read: Australian Freeze: Big Aussie Banks Denying Bitcoiners […]
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What Will You Do With Your Mining Equipment When A.I. Takes Over? Sell It On Ebay?

What Will You Do With Your Mining Equipment When A.I. Takes Over? Sell It On Ebay?

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/will-mining-equipment-takes-sell-ebay/
on 2018-02-08 22:18:50

Blockchain technology is not flawless. While the idea is strong, the underlying tech behind it is falling behind. The blockchain relies on people and the power of their computers to verify blocks of transactions. Blocks can only hold so many transactions, and miners’ rigs can only handle so many blocks. That, and mining blocks takes … Continue reading What Will You Do With Your Mining Equipment When A.I. Takes Over? Sell It On Ebay?
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Litecoin And Dash Are Taking Over The Dark Web

Litecoin And Dash Are Taking Over The Dark Web

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/litecoin-and-dash-are-becoming-top-coins-on-dark-web/
on 2018-02-08 22:00:57

Bitcoin is essentially the poster child for cryptocurrencies, and that’s becoming a problem for cybercriminals dealing on the dark web. Researchers from Recorded Future, a threat intelligence company that monitors forums on the dark web where many illegal transactions are arranged, looked through 150 of the dark web’s top marketplaces and found that the Bitcoin … Continue reading Litecoin And Dash Are Taking Over The Dark Web
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AgroTechFarm ICO: Go Organic With the ATF Homegrower

AgroTechFarm ICO: Go Organic With the ATF Homegrower

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/agrotechfarm-ico-go-organic-atf-homegrower/
on 2018-02-08 21:57:58

AgroTechFarm CEO Ilya Tsigvintsev has a personal connection to the ATF Homegrowers. For him developing the appliance is more of a personal struggle than a business venture. Due to health conditions, organic food was for him is not a caprice but medication. Here is his story! Organic food: the better medication Ilya was not of … Continue reading AgroTechFarm ICO: Go Organic With the ATF Homegrower
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Slovenia: Local Bank Forced to Stop Selling Cryptocurrency Via ATMs

Slovenia: Local Bank Forced to Stop Selling Cryptocurrency Via ATMs

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/slovenia-local-bank-forced-stop-selling-cryptocurrency-via-atms/
on 2018-02-08 20:30:24

A tiny bank in Slovenia has been forced to stop selling cryptocurrency from its ATMs. Hranilnica Lon only had 15 automated teller machines but announced proudly last September that they’d decided to allow the purchase of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly from the machines. This was done via BitIns coupons, which are traded directly for … Continue reading Slovenia: Local Bank Forced to Stop Selling Cryptocurrency Via ATMs
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Thai Government Cannot Stop Crypto Use ? Regulatory Framework Expected in a Month

Thai Government Cannot Stop Crypto Use ? Regulatory Framework Expected in a Month

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https://news.bitcoin.com/thailand-regulators-stop-cryptocurrency-use-regulate/
on 2018-02-08 19:58:29

Thailand’s financial agencies have agreed that regulators cannot stop the use of cryptocurrencies within the country. The relevant ministries will meet and discuss the regulatory framework for digital currencies and initial coin offerings, which is expected to be finalized within a month. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Can’t Stop Crypto […]
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PR: Crypto Backed Loans Platform MoneyToken Has Announced the Private Sale

PR: Crypto Backed Loans Platform MoneyToken Has Announced the Private Sale

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-crypto-backed-loans-platform-moneytoken-has-announced-the-private-sale/
on 2018-02-08 19:30:30

All of us were thrilled by the MoneyToken’s advances and successes recently.
During the last several months, the team has achieved a lot: applied for a crypto-backed loans patent, announced Amanda AI loan assistant, and finally – almost finished their MVP development.
MoneyToken has announced the Private Sale, which is meant to start on February 7th at 15:00 UTC. 1,75% of the total token supply will be distributed with +40% bonus during the Private sale.
To gain access to the Private Sale, all users should join the MoneyToken Whitelist
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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start Forming a Well Defined Uptrend

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start Forming a Well Defined Uptrend

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https://news.bitcoin.com/markets-update-cryptocurrencies-start-forming-a-well-defined-uptrend/
on 2018-02-08 19:00:50

Cryptocurrency markets are starting to slowly inch back upwards after many digital assets lost roughly 40-70 percent of the values they held two months ago. Bitcoin core markets (BTC/USD) reached a low of $5,920 this past Monday, but as the weekend approaches the price has regained strength hovering around $8,250-8,450. Moreover, the price of bitcoin […]
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Online Sex Shops Are Hoping to Revolutionize Industry with Cryptocurrencies

Online Sex Shops Are Hoping to Revolutionize Industry with Cryptocurrencies

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/online-sex-shops-are-hoping-to-revolutionize-industry-with-cryptocurrencies/
on 2018-02-08 19:02:00

Despite the fact that her industry brings in billions of dollars per year, Polly Rodriguez, founder of online sex shop Unbound, and her peers, have faced a lot of flak from banks and credit-card companies. “When you get labeled as an adult company, you get blacklisted, effectively,” Rodriguez said. “The moment you put it into … Continue reading Online Sex Shops Are Hoping to Revolutionize Industry with Cryptocurrencies
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South Korea?s Answer to Bitcoin Trading

South Korea?s Answer to Bitcoin Trading

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/south-koreas-answer-to-bitcoin-trading/
on 2018-02-08 18:52:54

Over the past few months, the government of South Korea has been floating the idea of banning the trade of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The very thought South Korea would institute such a ban was enough to help prompt recent declines in Bitcoin’s price. That’s reasonable considering South Koreans currently account for almost 20% of … Continue reading South Korea’s Answer to Bitcoin Trading
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Physical Bitcoin Mining Hardware Store Bitmart Opens in South Africa

Physical Bitcoin Mining Hardware Store Bitmart Opens in South Africa

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https://news.bitcoin.com/physical-bitcoin-mining-hardware-store-bitmart-opens-south-africa/
on 2018-02-08 18:30:13

Bitcoin might be magical internet money, but it has a very physical side in the form of the mining equipment needed to maintain the network. And if you’re someone that doesn’t like to leave an online trail or use a credit card for all your purchases, nothing beats a store IRL. That’s why bitcoin hardware […]
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Venezuela will OPEC gemeinsame Öl-Währung vorschlagen

Venezuela will OPEC gemeinsame Öl-Währung vorschlagen

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https://www.btc-echo.de/venezuela-will-opec-gemeinsame-oel-waehrung-vorschlagen/
on 2018-02-08 18:00:56

Der venezolanische Präsident Nicolas Maduro will die Mitglieder der Organisation Erdöl exportierender Länder OPEC für eine gemeinsame Kryptowährung erwärmen. Dies berichtet Al-Jazeera am Dienstag. Vorbild könnte seine eigene im Dezember angekündigte umstrittene Digitalwährung Petro sein, die mit den Öl-Reserven des krisengerüttelten Landes gehalten wird. Ob Maduros Vorschläge bei den Ölproduzenten auf fruchtbaren Boden fällt, gilt…BTC-ECHO

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Venezuela Found Foreign Investors for Petro Cryptocurrency Pre-Sale Starting This Month

Venezuela Found Foreign Investors for Petro Cryptocurrency Pre-Sale Starting This Month

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https://news.bitcoin.com/venezuela-found-foreign-investors-petro-cryptocurrency-pre-sale/
on 2018-02-08 17:30:27

Venezuela says it has found a number of foreign investors for the pre-sale of its “oil-backed” national cryptocurrency, the petro. Starting this month, Venezuela is expected to pay companies from Brazil, Poland, Dinamarca, Honduras, Norway, Vietnam, and other nations for food and medicine imports with the petro. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business […]
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Crypto, Invest & ICO ? Cryptario veranstaltet eine Online-Konferenz zu Kryptowährungen

Crypto, Invest & ICO ? Cryptario veranstaltet eine Online-Konferenz zu Kryptowährungen

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https://www.btc-echo.de/crypto-invest-ico-cryptario-veranstaltet-eine-online-konferenz-zu-kryptowaehrungen/
on 2018-02-08 17:30:48

Vom 10. bis zum 16. Februar findet eine Konferenz zu den Themen ICOs, Blockchain und Bitcoin statt. Da es sich dabei um ein Online-Event handelt, kann jeder von zuhause aus an diesem Event teilnehmen. Konferenzen, Meetups und Workshops sind Events, auf denen man interessante Speaker hören kann. Häufig ist das Problem, dass diese Veranstaltungen nicht in…BTC-ECHO

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Korean Prime Minister: Closing Down Crypto Exchanges ?Not a Serious Consideration?

Korean Prime Minister: Closing Down Crypto Exchanges ?Not a Serious Consideration?

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https://news.bitcoin.com/korean-prime-minister-closing-crypto-exchanges-not-serious-consideration/
on 2018-02-08 17:00:06

The South Korean prime minister has emphasized that closing down cryptocurrency exchanges is not a serious consideration. His statement clears up any remaining confusion in the market regarding whether the Korean regulators are still considering this option. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Closing Down Exchanges Not Serious Consideration South […]
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Keeping Between The Lines

Bitcoin Price Watch; Keeping Between The Lines

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/08/bitcoin-price-watch-keeping-lines/
on 2018-02-08 17:04:04

We are closing in on the end of the day on Thursday in the European session and, for our bitcoin price analysis this evening, we are going to change things up a bit to try and incorporate the expense of overnight action as it plays out into tomorrow morning. Action today has been relatively strong, … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Keeping Between The Lines
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XRP-Kursanalyse KW05 ? A New Hope?

XRP-Kursanalyse KW05 ? A New Hope?

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https://www.btc-echo.de/xrp-kursanalyse-kw05-a-new-hope/
on 2018-02-08 15:43:44

Auch Ripple blieb von dem Kurssturz nicht verschont, konnte sich jedoch fangen und kämpft aktuell mit dem seit Ende Januar bestehenden Abwärtstrend.  Zusammenfassung Der Ripple-Kurs ist in dieser Woche gefallen. Nach dem Sturz auf 0,45 Euro konnte der Kurs sich leicht erholen und steht aktuell bei 0,61 Euro. Wichtigster Support liegt bei 0,45 Euro, die…BTC-ECHO

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EZB: Interesse an Bitcoin-Futures, nicht am Bitcoin

EZB: Interesse an Bitcoin-Futures, nicht am Bitcoin

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https://www.btc-echo.de/ezb-interesse-an-bitcoin-futures-nicht-am-bitcoin/
on 2018-02-08 15:00:39

Auf mehreren Plattformen macht momentan die Nachricht die Runde, dass europäische Banken bald Bitcoin halten könnten. Grund dafür sind Aussagen von EZB-Präsident Mario Draghi. Er bezog sich jedoch lediglich auf BTC-Futures. Ein feiner, aber wichtiger Unterschied. Die Headline, die momentan die Runde macht, bezieht sich auf folgendes Zitat: „Aus den aktuellen Entwicklungen wie den Einführungen…BTC-ECHO

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