Mailchimp follows Facebook, Google and Twitter to shut down ICO and Blockchain-related emails

Yet another blow to the cryptocurrency and ICO market as Mailchimp announces a policy change shutting down Blockchain and ICO related accounts.   Reported by Futurism, Mailchimp announced the change via email and customers are “freaked out”.  They also stated that they reached out to Mailchimp to get to the bottom of this policy change:-     Mailchimp reiterated its updated Acceptable Use Policy, which states that the company “does not allow businesses involved in any aspect of the sale, transaction, exchange, storage, marketing, or production of cryptocurrencies, virtual currencies,…

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CryptoBridge and the Future of Digital Asset Trading

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Most of trading and interest the worldwide groundswell of interest in digital currency over the past year has been funneled through major exchanges like Coinbase, Gemini, and Kraken. These centralized exchanges have brought billions of dollars of value to blockchain projects and digital currencies. The growth has been exponential — over 3400% in 2017 alone and there are hundreds of them starting up everywhere.     However, these centralized exchanges are subject to hacking and a host of other problems regarding security and user privacy.…

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Two Bitcoin Exchanges shut down as Regulators tighten grip in Japan

A shakedown is happening in Japan as regulators tighten their grip on Cryptocurrency exchanges.     As per Japanese Law, all cryptocurrency exchange operators are required to register with the FSA – Financial Services Agency, and as reported by the Nikkei Asian Review, of the thirty-two exchanges in Japan, half have registered while the other sixteen continued to operate under review. Tokyo GateWay and Mr. Exchange are the two exchanges withdrawing their applications to register.   Just one year ago, on 1 April 2017, the Japanese government passed into law…

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RCS Needed – Real Crypto Shit

As ICO’s are popping up the crypto markets are in dire need of something real as ICO’s are failing at an alarming rate.     In February 2018 Forbes reported that more than half the ICO’s of 2017 have already failed.   From Forbes: It turns out that skepticism was well warranted: cryptocurrency news site Bitcoin.com has surveyed last year’s ICOs and found that of 902 tracked by TokenData, 142 failed before raising funding, and another 276 failed after fundraising. That’s a 46% failure rate — but wait, there’s more.…

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Is the Bear Market for Cryptocurrency over?

There is no doubt the cryptocurrency market has been gripped by a bear market.  All cryptocurrencies are showing volatility, mostly in decline.     Fundstrat Global Advisors believe the bear market is now over for altcoins, cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin.  Of course this will be music to the ears of many investors and traders, however, they warn not to expect a rally anytime soon.         As reported by Bloomberg, “alt-coins show a 75 percent decline over the past 64 days, this after a 62-day rally pushed them…

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Bitcoin price could turn on a dime and explode

Japan created the great Bitcoin Bull Market of 2017 and can do so again in 2018.     On April 1 2017, Japan quietly made Bitcoin legal tender in the country setting the stage for one of the biggest bull markets that have ever been witnessed.   But this is nothing yet, according to a prediction made by Abra CEO Bill Barhydt, who thinks a major rally is around the corner.   Here is what he had to say:   “I talk to hedge funds, high net worth individuals, even…

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Blockchain Technology can rule IoT

The first international IoT Blockchain Camp in Valencia, Spain, is a five-day event that looks at the potential of blockchains managing rules for objects in the physical world, as well as digital assets.     More than 70 participants will join IoT Blockchain Camp, which runs from April 11-15th.   It will look at five key topics: smart cities, Energy, Tourism, Transport, and Health/Sport. Technologies covered include robotics, A.I. and machine learning, (AIML), embedded systems, smart contracts and oracles, data acquisition and off-chain systems.     It will also look…

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International Summit on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain to be held in Uzbekistan

World Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Summit (WBC Summit) is taking place in Tashkent on 28 April, 2018     Uzbekistan is the 3rd largest economy of CIS and the most promising and fast-growing economies of Central Asia. It has recently become the new Crypto Capital of the region.   There are over 50 countries and 100 organizations participating in the summit. 15 speakers from Kazakhstan, Latvia, Holland, Israel, Bahrein, New Zealand, Austria and Nigeria are going to make a speech. The members from Russia are the International Secretary of IDACB Maxim Chereshnev…

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Pillar Project Announces Summer Unconference in Vilnius

London, United Kingdom – 27th March, 2018 – Pillar’s unconference – billed as the ‘Woodstock of crypto’ – to attract over 500 blockchainers to the Lithuanian capital – The Pillar Project, a Swiss-based non-profit building the world’s most advanced cryptocurrency and token wallet, will hold its annual summer unconference in Lithuania at the Vilnius Grand Resort, 15th – 22nd July, 2018.     The Pillar unconference is an unstructured, crowd-sourced event for entrepreneurs, technologists, the Pillar community, and those interested in learning more about cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and decentralized technologies.   David…

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The Biggest World Summit on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain to be held in Moscow in May

More than 100 countries at the level of top officials and curators of blockchain technologies from states, more than 3,000 participants, more than 300 speakers, 2 days.     World Blockchain and Cryptocurrency summit (hereinafter: WBCSummit) will be held on May 19-20, 2018 in Moscow. The Organizing Committee of the Summit heads the counselor to the President of the Russian Federation for Internet development German Klimenko   For the first time, the Summit was held in Moscow on January 27, 2018, and brought together representatives of more than 30 countries…

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