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This 16-Year-Old Girl Has Bagged a Deal for Her Cryptocurrency App with Redwood City Ventures

This 16-Year-Old Girl Has Bagged a Deal for Her Cryptocurrency App with Redwood City Ventures

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/16-year-old-girl-bagged-deal-cryptocurrency-app-redwood-city-ventures/
on 2018-04-05 23:35:37
A 16-year-old girl who responded to a LinkedIn advert has landed a deal with her cryptocurrency app that has surged to the top of the Apple App Store. Coder and designer Harshita Arora, who lives in the northern Indian city of Saharanpur, responded to an advertisement posted by Sean Walsh, founder of California-based crypto-asset venture capital firm Redwood…
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NEO, EOS, Litecoin, Monero and Stellar Lumens: Altcoins Technical Analysis April 6, 2018

NEO, EOS, Litecoin, Monero and Stellar Lumens: Altcoins Technical Analysis April 6, 2018

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/neo-eos-litecoin-monero-stellar-technical-analysis/
on 2018-04-05 23:00:18
Our altcoins technical analysis remains pretty much the same and with IOTA sliding, Monero found its way back to the top 10 spot. It definitely has to do with Lithium Luna network upgrade that makes it ASIC resistance which in turn fosters decentralization. Besides, streams of good news slowed down the erosion in Litecoin but…
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Tom Lee: Bitcoin Selling Pressure Could Dry Up After Tax Day

Tom Lee: Bitcoin Selling Pressure Could Dry Up After Tax Day

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/tom-lee-bitcoin-selling-pressure-dry-tax-day/
on 2018-04-05 22:55:21
Ever the Bitcoin bull, Tom Lee usually has an optimistic perspective for Bitcoin investors. He was bullish when the market was green and the recent downtrend hasn’t dampened his positivity too much. The Fundstrat cofounder believes that the upcoming Tax Day should cause much of the current bleeding in the markets to stop. Crypto Traders…
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Verge Cryptocurrency Hit By 51% Attack, Loses 250,000 Tokens

Verge Cryptocurrency Hit By 51% Attack, Loses 250,000 Tokens

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/cryptocurrency-verge-has-been-hit-with-a-51-attack-loses-250000-tokens/
on 2018-04-05 22:09:27
The cryptocurrency Verge — which prides itself on “security/anonymity/privacy” — was hacked yesterday. In a short period of time, the attacker made off with around 250,000 coins. The hack was discovered by “ocminer,” a poster on Bitcointalk forums, yesterday afternoon. According to ocminer, the attacker took advantage of “several bugs” in Verge’s code to mine an extraordinarily…
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Research Team Devises Spurious Way to Track ?Tainted? Bitcoin

Research Team Devises Spurious Way to Track ?Tainted? Bitcoin

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/research-team-devises-spurious-way-track-tainted-bitcoin/
on 2018-04-05 20:40:46
A group of Cambridge researchers have come up with a decidedly flawed way of “tracking” Bitcoin that has been involved in crimes – even when a “mixing” service has been used. Their solution relies on a precedent borrowed from nineteenth century English law. However, rather than actually track specific Bitcoin, the group instead have attempted…
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Japanese Authorities Legitimize ICO Market Through Increased Regulation

Japanese Authorities Legitimize ICO Market Through Increased Regulation

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/japan-authorities-legitimize-ico-market-increased-regulation/
on 2018-04-05 20:13:27
In a bold move that looks to further legitimize cryptocurrencies and related technology, Japan has unveiled guidelines for the legalization of the sometimes controversial fundraising method, initial coin offerings (ICOs). A government-funded research group, the Center for Rule-making Strategies (CRS), has put forth a report that proposes “rules needed to establish ICO as a sustainable financing method.” As many…
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RBI Considers Central Bank Digital Currency But Bans Regulated Entities from Dealing in Cryptocurrencies

RBI Considers Central Bank Digital Currency But Bans Regulated Entities from Dealing in Cryptocurrencies

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/rbi-considers-central-bank-digital-currency-bans-regulated-entities-dealing-cryptocurrencies/
on 2018-04-05 19:29:28
India’s central bank is reportedly considering the introduction of a ‘central bank digital currency’ as it bans regulated entities such as banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies with individuals or businesses. In a statement released today, BP Kanungo, the Deputy Governor for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), said at a media conference that evolving changes…
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Emin Gün Sirer Discusses Cryptocurrency Academics and Proof-of-Stake

Emin Gün Sirer Discusses Cryptocurrency Academics and Proof-of-Stake

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/emin-gun-sirer-discusses-cryptocurrency-academics-and-proof-of-stake/
on 2018-04-05 18:30:17
At the Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Tokyo, our Bitcoin.com video host Mike Malley chatted with the Cornell CS professor Emin Gün Sirer about on-chain scaling and the Bitcoin Cash network.   Also Read: ABC Developer Amaury Séchet on the Future of Bitcoin Cash The Academic Side of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency Solutions Emin Gün Sirer is […]
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Steemit ? Soziales Netzwerk auf der Blockchain

Steemit ? Soziales Netzwerk auf der Blockchain

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/steemit-soziales-netzwerk-auf-der-blockchain/
on 2018-04-05 17:00:28
Steemit ist ein blockchain-basiertes soziales Netzwerk, welches durch die Nutzung der Blockchain zensurresistent ist. Zusätzlich können Mitglieder andere Kreativschaffende mit der steemit-eigenen Kryptowährung Steem Dollars entlohnen. Ein vertiefter Blick auf ein Netzwerk, dessen Content in den letzten zwei Jahren signifikant an Qualität gewonnen hat.  Soziale Netzwerke und Kryptowährungen – ça fait deux, wie der Frankophile… Source: BTC-ECHODer Beitrag Steemit – Soziales Netzwerk auf der Blockchain erschien zuerst auf BTC-ECHO.
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Goodbye FUD #2: ICOs & Scams ? aus Fehlern lernen

Goodbye FUD #2: ICOs & Scams ? aus Fehlern lernen

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/goodbye-fud-2-icos-scams-aus-fehlern-lernen/
on 2018-04-05 16:00:14
Die letzten Wochen und Monate waren alles andere als rosig für den Kryptomarkt. Fallende Kurse und schlechte Nachrichten haben stark auf die Stimmung im Krypto-Ökosystem geschlagen – das Schlagwort FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) schlug hohe Wellen. In manch einer Berichterstattung konnte schnell der Eindruck gewonnen werden, dass die Krypto-Ökonomie am Ende ist. Wir halten… Source: BTC-ECHODer Beitrag Goodbye FUD #2: ICOs & Scams – aus Fehlern lernen erschien zuerst auf BTC-ECHO.
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Chinese in Japan wegen Verkaufs von Bitcoin-Accounts verhaftet

Chinese in Japan wegen Verkaufs von Bitcoin-Accounts verhaftet

found at
http://coinwelt.de/2018/04/chinese-in-japan-wegen-verkaufs-von-bitcoin-accounts-verhaftet/
on 2018-04-05 16:03:58
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Als es im letzten Jahr einen regelrechten Ansturm auf Kryptowährung gab, waren viele Börsen diesem Andrang nicht gewachsen und mussten Neuregistrierungen kurzzeitig einstellen. Damals war es nicht ungewöhnlich, dass Händler ihre bestehenden Bitcoin-Accounts für Neukunden anboten. Ein neuer Fall aus Japan zeigt jedoch, dass dieser Verkauf von Konten nicht so rechtmäßig ist, wie er zunächst …
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CEO of Korean Exchange Coinnest among Four Arrested for Fraud

CEO of Korean Exchange Coinnest among Four Arrested for Fraud

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/ceo-of-korean-exchange-coinnest-among-four-arrested-for-fraud/
on 2018-04-05 16:05:38
South Korean police have arrested four high-ranking representatives of two cryptocurrency exchanges, including Coinnest’s CEO. They were detained on arrest warrants issued after a fraud investigation, prosecutors said. The executives are accused of embezzling funds belonging to customers and may face additional charges. Also read: Three South Korean Crypto Exchanges Raided for Diverting Funds Suspects […]
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Algebraix Explains How ALX Gives You Control of Your Data and Is Changing Advertising

Algebraix Explains How ALX Gives You Control of Your Data and Is Changing Advertising

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/algebraix-explains-alx-gives-control-data-changing-advertising/
on 2018-04-05 13:03:33
Algebraix is an Austin, Texas-based company that has developed a secure, permission-based ad platform called ALX. The platform allows users to monetize their personal data by selecting the information they would like to make available for targeting to advertising networks in exchange for a compensation. The Algebraix platform is fueled by its own ALX cryptocurrency…
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Eclair-Wallet: Lightning Network fürs Smartphone

Eclair-Wallet: Lightning Network fürs Smartphone

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/eclair-wallet-lightning-network-fuers-smartphone/
on 2018-04-05 15:00:01
Mit Eclair gibt es nun die erste mobile Bitcoin-Wallet, die das Lightning Network unterstützt. Die Wallet läuft bisher nur auf dem Testnet, zeugt dennoch vom Fortschritt des Bitcoin-Systems. Bisher ist die Eclair-Wallet nur für Android-Geräte verfügbar. Während der Bitcoin-Kurs aktuell vor sich hindümpelt, schreiten die Vorbereitungen für seine Adaption weiter voran. Nachdem die Testumgebung für… Source: BTC-ECHODer Beitrag Eclair-Wallet: Lightning Network fürs Smartphone erschien zuerst auf BTC-ECHO.
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Fork? die Asics weg!

Fork? die Asics weg!

found at
https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/04/05/fork-die-asics-weg/
on 2018-04-05 14:32:51
Bitmain, der chinesische Hersteller von Mining-Geräten, hat kürzlich Asics für Monero und Ethereum entwickelt. Während Monero per Hardfork zu einem neuen, Asic-resistenten Mining-Algorithmus wechselt, ist die Ethereum-Community noch unentschlossen.
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Iranian Officials Issue Contradictory Statements Regarding Telegram Ban

Iranian Officials Issue Contradictory Statements Regarding Telegram Ban

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/iranian-officials-issue-contradictory-statements-regarding-telegram-ban/
on 2018-04-05 14:24:17
Telegram’s initial coin offering has been the catalyst of confusion among Iran’s leadership, with conflicting statements regarding a potential ban on Telegram being made by officials. A few days ago, Iranian parliamentarian, Alaeddin Boroujerdi told media that Iran’s “highest level” officials wish to ban Telegram by April 20 due to the app’s monopoly position within […]
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Sirin Labs: Das Blockchain-Smartphone kommt

Sirin Labs: Das Blockchain-Smartphone kommt

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/sirin-labs-das-blockchain-smartphone-kommt/
on 2018-04-05 14:00:20
Wie Bloomberg berichtet, hat Sirin Labs, ein Hersteller für blockchain-basierte Elektrogeräte, einen Lieferanten für sein Kernprodukt, das Blockchain-Smartphone, gefunden. Die Tochtergesellschaft der Foxconn Technology Group, FIH Mobile, bietet nun Unterstützung bei der Entwicklung und Herstellung des „Finney Smartphones“. Nun lautet die Mission, Kryptowährungen massentauglich zu machen. Kryptos für alle Die Mission lautet für Sirin Labs,… Source: BTC-ECHODer Beitrag Sirin Labs: Das Blockchain-Smartphone kommt erschien zuerst auf BTC-ECHO.
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South Africa?s Central Bank to Setup Cryptocurrency Self-Regulatory Organization

South Africa?s Central Bank to Setup Cryptocurrency Self-Regulatory Organization

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/south-africas-central-bank-setup-cryptocurrency-self-regulatory-organization/
on 2018-04-05 13:00:11
Cryptocurrency is on the radar of South Africa’s central bank. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is setting up an investigative unit to monitor the developments in the crypto space and help design future regulations. The unit will be in charge of setting up a proof of concept (PoC) for DLT-based interbank clearing and settlement. South…
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Foxconn to Manufacture World?s First Crypto Friendly Blockchain Phone

Foxconn to Manufacture World?s First Crypto Friendly Blockchain Phone

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/sirin-labs-hires-foxconn-to-manufacture-worlds-first-blockchain-phone/
on 2018-04-05 12:00:15
Sirin Labs has hired Chinese phone manufacturer Foxconn to produce the world’s first blockchain phone for the mass market, which will appear in stores in October 2018. Foxconn Group to Manufacture World’s First Blockchain Phone Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer for hire, with iPhones, Kindle, and PlayStation, in its portfolio, has agreed to…
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Elcair: Die erste Lightning-Wallet für Android

Elcair: Die erste Lightning-Wallet für Android

found at
https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/04/05/elcair-die-erste-lightning-wallet-fuer-android/
on 2018-04-05 12:01:28
Das französische Startup Acinq hat mit Eclair die erste leichte Wallet für das Lightning-Netzwerk entwickelt. Seit gestern ist die Wallet offiziell für Android veröffentlicht.
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New Local Crypto Street Exchange Shop Trades Bitcoin for Cash in Central Moscow

New Local Crypto Street Exchange Shop Trades Bitcoin for Cash in Central Moscow

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/new-local-crypto-street-exchange-shop-trades-bitcoin-in-central-moscow/
on 2018-04-05 11:45:17
A change bureau trading bitcoin has been opened in the Russian capital. According to local media, this is the only currency exchange in Moscow buying and selling cryptos for cash. Lawyers say nothing in the law prohibits this kind of service, and the business is legal.  Also read: Russians Owe 13% Tax on Their Crypto […]
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Aliant Confirms Status as Litecoin?s First Official Payments Partner

Aliant Confirms Status as Litecoin?s First Official Payments Partner

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/aliant-confirms-status-litecoins-first-official-payments-partner/
on 2018-04-05 11:34:05
US based provider of merchant services and payment processing Aliant Payments Systems has confirmed that it has entered into an official partnership with the Litecoin Foundation. The company is the first to officially complete the Litecoin Foundation’s registration process making it the first official payments partner and Litecoin payments processor. Litecoin has experienced a tumultuous…
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PR: Smart Contract Template Company Smart Startup Looking to Bring Blockchain to the Masses

PR: Smart Contract Template Company Smart Startup Looking to Bring Blockchain to the Masses

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https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-smart-contract-template-company-smart-startup-looking-to-bring-blockchain-to-the-masses/
on 2018-04-05 11:30:46
The startup economy is worth trillions of dollars but a large majority of these startups and small businesses do not yet have the resources or access to the technological advancements of blockchain technology and the benefits that smart contracts provide.
UK based Smart Startup Company, founded by social and technology entrepreneur Simon Krystman aims to make it simple for ordinary businesses to benefit from the transparency and security provided by the blockchain, by launching SMRT (Smart Startup Token) contracts. The aim is to create a frictionless trade platform for startups and SMEs.
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Gemeinsam gegen Betrug ? Indien und die Blockchain

Gemeinsam gegen Betrug ? Indien und die Blockchain

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/gemeinsam-gegen-betrug-indien-und-die-blockchain/
on 2018-04-05 11:00:12
Jahrelang hat Indien Proofs of Concept und Pilotprojekte bezüglich Blockchain-Technologien angekündigt. Jetzt hat eine entsprechende Entwicklung auf Unternehmensebene mit mehreren Finanzdienstleistern begonnen. Das Netzwerk bietet eine gemeinsame Plattform für Produktionssysteme. Sie braucht kein Finanzinstitut und garantiert dennoch sichere und vertrauliche Informationen. Damit will man Betrug bei Forderungsfinanzierungen eindämmen. Die Plattform basiert auf der Hyperledger Fabric, einem… Source: BTC-ECHODer Beitrag Gemeinsam gegen Betrug – Indien und die Blockchain erschien zuerst auf BTC-ECHO.
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Japanese Government Reviews Proposal to Legalize Initial Coin Offerings

Japanese Government Reviews Proposal to Legalize Initial Coin Offerings

found at
https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/04/05/japanese-government-reviews-proposal-legalize-initial-coin-offerings/
on 2018-04-05 10:30:37
Japan is a very important region when it comes to cryptocurrency and blockchain. It now seems the country is preparing to accept initial coin offerings as well. Local legislators have unveiled guidelines for ICOs. This may very well set a global precedent for all other countries around the world as well. The Initial Coin Offerings…
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