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CAC, a Dark Horse in Asia?s Booming Blockchain Market

CAC, a Dark Horse in Asia?s Booming Blockchain Market

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/cac-dark-horse-asias-booming-blockchain-market/
on 2018-02-23 23:00:54

On February 16, 2018, the first ever Digital Currency Blockchain Forum was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, during which, CAC, the high-profile Credit Asia Chain, was officially launched with a star-studded team and advisory committee spanning from blockchain experts, to consumer finance veterans, and government officials. What is CAC? “CAC (Credit Asia Chain) is a social credit platform based on blockchain technology. The system is designed to solve long-lasting issues of information asymmetry, … Continue reading CAC, a Dark Horse in Asia’s Booming Blockchain Market
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GDAX Announce Full SegWit Support, Network Fees Continue to Fall

GDAX Announce Full SegWit Support, Network Fees Continue to Fall

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/gdax-announce-full-segwit-support-network-fees-continue-to-fall/
on 2018-02-23 22:15:37

GDAX, the trading arm of cryptocurrency brokerage Coinbase, announced today that they will implement full SegWit support for Bitcoin transactions in the coming days. The protocol upgrade aims to make transactions quicker and cheaper for users of BTC. GDAX Joins Coinbase and Bitfinex GDAX are the latest of the cryptocurrency industry’s major players to offer … Continue reading GDAX Announce Full SegWit Support, Network Fees Continue to Fall
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Colorado Department of Transportation, CDOT, Completely Offline After Ransomware Virus

Colorado Department of Transportation, CDOT, Completely Offline After Ransomware Virus

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/colorado-department-of-transportation-cdot-completely-offline-following-a-ransomeware-virus/
on 2018-02-23 20:17:53

Employees at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) spent the second day offline today, while security officials — including the FBI — continue to investigate a ransomware virus that hijacked computer files and demanded payment in Bitcoin for their return. According to Amy Ford, a CDOT spokeswoman, only employee computers running Windows and equipped with McAfee … Continue reading Colorado Department of Transportation, CDOT, Completely Offline After Ransomware Virus
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Blockchain-Based Distribution Platform ALAX to Allow App and Game Developers to Reach Tens of Millions of ?Unbanked? Consumers

Blockchain-Based Distribution Platform ALAX to Allow App and Game Developers to Reach Tens of Millions of ?Unbanked? Consumers

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/blockchain-based-distribution-platform-alax-to-allow-app-and-game-developers-to-reach-tens-of-millions-of-unbanked-consumers/
on 2018-02-23 14:04:18

ALAX’s token-based technology will provide access to tens of millions of ‘unbanked’ customers worldwide ALAX TGE set to commence on April 17th 2018, with the platform scheduled to be available immediately following its conclusion. ALAX, a new venture between blockchain technology company DECENT and games distribution platform Dragonfly, has today released a white paper outlining … Continue reading Blockchain-Based Distribution Platform ALAX to Allow App and Game Developers to Reach Tens of Millions of ‘Unbanked’ Consumers
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Decentralization to Drive Advertising Benefits for Businesses & Users

Decentralization to Drive Advertising Benefits for Businesses & Users

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/decentralization-drive-advertising-benefits-businesses-users/
on 2018-02-23 13:18:09

Just as decentralized economies have reduced the obligations of customers towards monopolistic central banking conglomerates; a new contender has similarly emerged in the ‘Search engine’ field that may just change Data Services and the Digital Advertising sector entirely. It’s called Bitclave, and it’s a decentralized blockchain based platform with integrated tools which allow businesses to … Continue reading Decentralization to Drive Advertising Benefits for Businesses & Users
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Sharpay Share Buttons Successfully Raised 2400 ETH in Presale and Announcing Token Sale

Sharpay Share Buttons Successfully Raised 2400 ETH in Presale and Announcing Token Sale

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/sharpay-share-buttons-successfully-raised-2400-eth-presale-announcing-token-sale/
on 2018-02-23 12:26:56

“In Sharing We Trust” — Anton Solodikov, CEO of Sharpay.io Sharpay is a new share and multi-share button for websites with blockchain-based rewards of content promotion for users. Multisharing is an opportunity to share content on several social networks with one click. Users receive rewards for sharing or visits of other users via the shared … Continue reading Sharpay Share Buttons Successfully Raised 2400 ETH in Presale and Announcing Token Sale
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Despite Slow Start, Analysts Believe 2018 Could be the Best Year for Bitcoin

Despite Slow Start, Analysts Believe 2018 Could be the Best Year for Bitcoin

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/despite-slow-start-analysts-believe-2018-best-year-bitcoin/
on 2018-02-23 11:00:27

Cryptocurrency markets are not off to a good start in 2018. Most markets have lost nearly half of their value during the first few weeks. This most recent dip has pushed the momentum back as well. Even so, analysts are convinced this year will be very bullish for all cryptocurrency markets in the long run. … Continue reading Despite Slow Start, Analysts Believe 2018 Could be the Best Year for Bitcoin
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Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin Donates $763,000 to Machine Intelligence Institute

Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin Donates $763,000 to Machine Intelligence Institute

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/ethereum-creator-vitalik-buterin-donates-763000-machine-intelligence-institute/
on 2018-02-23 10:16:48

Artificial intelligence is both a blessing and a curse rolled into one. Some people are convinced AI will improve our society, whereas others remain fearful. Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin donated $763,000 to the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. With this money, the organization can further study potential hazards or artificial intelligence, among other things. MIRI is … Continue reading Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin Donates $763,000 to Machine Intelligence Institute
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Turkey Considers National Crytpocurrency in the wake of El Petro

Turkey Considers National Crytpocurrency in the wake of El Petro

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/iran-turkey-consider-national-crytpocurrency-in-the-wake-of-el-petro/
on 2018-02-23 09:30:13

Statements from both Iran and Turkey suggest that the two countries are about to launch a national cryptocurrency, stressing the need for strong regulation. Following in the Wake of El Petro As Venezuela’s El Petro raised over $700 million dollars in its first round of private funding, President Modoru took the podium the next day to announce … Continue reading Turkey Considers National Crytpocurrency in the wake of El Petro
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Cardano Price Technical Analysis ? ADA/USD Bearish Below $0.35

Cardano Price Technical Analysis ? ADA/USD Bearish Below $0.35

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/cardano-price-technical-analysis-ada-usd-bearish-0-35/
on 2018-02-23 09:00:12

Key Highlights ADA price is struggling to recover and it recently declined below the $0.3200 level against the US Dollar (tethered). There is a major declining channel forming with resistance at $0.3205 on the hourly chart of the ADA/USD pair (data feed via Bittrex). The pair is currently correcting higher, but it may face a … Continue reading Cardano Price Technical Analysis – ADA/USD Bearish Below $0.35
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California Largest State to Recognize Blockchain Records

California Largest State to Recognize Blockchain Records

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/california-largest-state-recognize-blockchain-records/
on 2018-02-23 08:00:10

California millennial Assemblyperson recently pushed a bill to recognize digital signatures and contracts recorded on the blockchain, making California one of several US States using or considering implementing the technology. Millennial Assemblyperson Pushes Bill Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Cal), who was elected to the state assembly at the age of 27 as the first ‘millennial’ assembly person, launched California … Continue reading California Largest State to Recognize Blockchain Records
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Ripple Price Technical Analysis ? XRP/USD Tumbles Further

Ripple Price Technical Analysis ? XRP/USD Tumbles Further

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/ripple-price-technical-analysis-xrp-usd-tumbles/
on 2018-02-23 07:30:36

Key Highlights Ripple price could not hold the $0.9000 support and moved below the $0.8400 level against the US dollar. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance at $0.8700 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from SimpleFx). The pair is trading around the $0.8400 level and is currently … Continue reading Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Tumbles Further
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Moscow Looks to Blockchain for Fair Elections

Moscow Looks to Blockchain for Fair Elections

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/moscow-looks-blockchain-fair-elections/
on 2018-02-23 07:00:19

The city of Moscow is looking to evolve their Active Citizen polling network to log votes in upcoming elections. Thus making the election process transparent to all and tamper-free. Active Citizens Decide for Themselves As the white house continues to deny any allegations of collusion with Russian hackers and the FBI doggedly turns over more … Continue reading Moscow Looks to Blockchain for Fair Elections
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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/altcoin-analysis-neo-eos-ltc-dash-lumens-2/
on 2018-02-23 06:42:13

Bears all over guys and so far, all altcoin gains from last week’s bullish run has been reversed. LTC, EOS, NEO, Lumens and even DASH are on a down trend testing last week’s lows. Let’s have a look at these charts: XLM/USD So far, Lumens sellers are trending right at last week’s lows and that’s … Continue reading
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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ? ETH/USD Decline Looks Real

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ? ETH/USD Decline Looks Real

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/ethereum-price-technical-analysis-eth-usd-decline-looks-real/
on 2018-02-23 06:00:06

Key Highlights ETH price faced a lot of selling pressure recently and declined below $810 against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted major bearish trend line with current resistance at $820 is intact on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). The pair may correct a few points in the short term, but it … Continue reading Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Decline Looks Real
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Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency is DigixDAO

Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency is DigixDAO

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/asian-altcoin-trading-roundup-top-cryptocurrency-digixdao/
on 2018-02-23 06:05:37

The selloff continues as the week ends in crypto land. Asians are leading the way and dropping their digital currencies for the third day in a row. Bitcoin has lost 8% on the day and has dropped back to just over $10k, altcoins as usual have been hit harder and are all in the red … Continue reading Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency is DigixDAO
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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis ? BCH/USD Breaks $1,200

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis ? BCH/USD Breaks $1,200

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/bitcoin-cash-price-technical-analysis-bch-usd-breaks-1200/
on 2018-02-23 05:08:51

Key Points Bitcoin cash price did not correct higher and declined below the $1,200 support against the US Dollar. There are two bearish trend lines forming with resistance at $1,250 and $1,280 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair may decline more in the near term and it could even … Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Breaks $1,200
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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/23/2018 ? Short-Term Reversal Signal

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/23/2018 ? Short-Term Reversal Signal

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/bitcoin-price-technical-analysis-02-23-2018-short-term-reversal-signal/
on 2018-02-23 04:44:55

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently formed a head and shoulders pattern on its 1-hour chart. Price has broken below the neckline to show that a downtrend is underway. The chart pattern spans more than $1,000 in height so the resulting selloff could be of the same size. Bitcoin price broke below a short-term … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/23/2018 – Short-Term Reversal Signal
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Interview: Betting Association Founder Gives His Take on the Worldwide Betting Phenomenon and It?s Problems.

Interview: Betting Association Founder Gives His Take on the Worldwide Betting Phenomenon and It?s Problems.

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/interview-betting-association-founder-worldwide-betting-phenomenon-problems/
on 2018-02-23 04:28:03

Betting, in general, had and still has issues in different areas of the spectrum – from irrationally high fees that gambling organizations put on their bettors, to an abnormal inequality between winning and losing players. Today, we had an opportunity to speak with Lithuanian Betting Association founder and chairman Deividas Snapkauskas. We asked him to … Continue reading Interview: Betting Association Founder Gives His Take on the Worldwide Betting Phenomenon and It’s Problems.
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British Man Charged With Using Bitcoin to Launder 11.5 Million Euros

British Man Charged With Using Bitcoin to Launder 11.5 Million Euros

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/23/british-man-charged-using-bitcoin-launder-11-5-million-euros/
on 2018-02-23 01:30:05

A British man has been arrested on money laundering charges in Holland. He is alleged to have been running a “money cleaning” service for clients trading on the dark web between the years 2014 and 2016. The Dutch Public Prosecutor demanded on Wednesday that he serves at least five years in prison. Funds Likely Came … Continue reading British Man Charged With Using Bitcoin to Launder 11.5 Million Euros
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Russian Foodie Boris Akimov ?Tokenizes? Himself: Offers Expertise and Advice

Russian Foodie Boris Akimov ?Tokenizes? Himself: Offers Expertise and Advice

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/russian-foodie-boris-akimov-tokenizes-offering-business-expertise-advice-return/
on 2018-02-23 00:00:40

Russian celebrity, organic food fan, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and co-creator of BioCoin, Boris Akimov, has decided to “tokenize” himself. Akimov, founder of Russian online organic food exchange LavkaLavka, will launch his own cryptocurrency, Akimov coin, on the Waves Platform, a blockchain system developed in Moscow. As of today, Waves has not issued any further details about … Continue reading Russian Foodie Boris Akimov “Tokenizes” Himself: Offers Expertise and Advice
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Sharing Is Caring in the World of Crypto Pool Mining

Sharing Is Caring in the World of Crypto Pool Mining

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/sharing-caring-world-crypto-pool-mining/
on 2018-02-22 23:06:28

The Bitcoin was not born in 2017 but it certainly hit the mainstream that year, irrespective whether the news that propelled the cryptocurrency to the front pages of newspapers was for the good reasons or not. The returns that the early adopters of the digital currency were able to achieve last year were truly astronomical, … Continue reading Sharing Is Caring in the World of Crypto Pool Mining
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Say Goodbye to the Freeloaders ? Make Your Data Pay

Say Goodbye to the Freeloaders ? Make Your Data Pay

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/say-goodbye-to-the-freeloaders-make-your-data-pay/
on 2018-02-22 22:43:15

Last year Facebook reeled in revenue of $40.65 billion and its net income grew by a massive 56%. How does it make so much money from the social network? Well, it does it by monetizing the data that its users voluntarily provide, as well as the data users don’t even know they are providing. With … Continue reading Say Goodbye to the Freeloaders – Make Your Data Pay
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Tezos Foundation Changes Leadership, Tokens Set to Launch in Coming Weeks

Tezos Foundation Changes Leadership, Tokens Set to Launch in Coming Weeks

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/tezos-foundation-changes-leadership-tokens-set-to-launch-in-coming-weeks/
on 2018-02-22 22:07:51

The Tezos ICO raised $232 million last July for the blockchain startup. Seven months later, after progress was delayed due to infighting between the founders, the project’s tokens are finally set to launch “in the next few weeks.” The Tezos foundation raised funds to develop a new cryptocurrency last July through an initial coin offering (ICO) … Continue reading Tezos Foundation Changes Leadership, Tokens Set to Launch in Coming Weeks
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Montana: Power Block Coin, LLC to Build $251 Million Data Center to Mine Cryptocurrency

Montana: Power Block Coin, LLC to Build $251 Million Data Center to Mine Cryptocurrency

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/22/montana-power-block-coin-llc-to-build-251-million-data-center-to-mine-cryptocurrency/
on 2018-02-22 20:45:51

Power Block Coin, LLC’s proposal to invest $251 million to build a cryptocurrency mining farm in Montana Connections, a special tax district west of the city of Butte, has been given the green light. This Wednesday, Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners voted unanimously (9-0) to allow Utah-based Power Block Coin, LLC — a subsidiary of Blue … Continue reading Montana: Power Block Coin, LLC to Build $251 Million Data Center to Mine Cryptocurrency
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