DECEMBER 2018 – Bitcoin, Crypto, Blockchain and ICO weekly news headlines

Can’t keep up the enormous amount of crypto news out there? Make sure you bookmark this article so that you can keep tabs on the top news headlines for the weeks in December 2018… watch the short videos below!         State-owned Russian bank Sberbank with participation from Region Brokerage Company and the country’s National Settlement Depository (NSD), it settled the “world’s first” three-way over-the-counter (OTC) repo using a smart contract. Ethereum (ETH) core developers agreed to launch the Constantinople  hard fork at block 7,080,000, as decided in…

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World Blockchain Forum to Launch Blockchain Awards in Shenzhen on 11 Jan 2019

  World Blockchain Forum (WBF) will officially build media alliance with blockchain leading media community Bit-Media.   On January 11, 2019, World Blockchain Forum (WBF) will launch World Blockchain Awards • Asia 2019 at Marco Polo hotel in Shenzhen, where the development and application directions of blockchain, the presentation ceremony of the blockchain, as well as the exchange of the industry will be discussed.   This will be a grand event in the blockchain world, which is helpful in defining the next future development in the industry.   In 2019,…

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Royal Flush in Bitcoin – Swiss Developed Crypto Playing Cards now sold online

The coolest deck of playing cards is all about cryptocurrencies. It features custom art by amazing artists from all over the world and can be obtained online.   Neuchâtel, Switzerland, December 2018 – In Switzerland, a project was recently launched, with the goal of helping cryptocurrencies adoption : it’s a deck of playing cards, but not any deck. Instead of playing poker or blackjack with spades, hearts, diamonds or clubs, you’re now playing with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and NEO. Every suit has different dominant colours and each character was specifically designed…

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Key Blockchain Developments in 2018 missed due to focus on Crypto values

Significant steps have been taken toward building mainstream infrastructure around blockchain and digital assets, writes Block.one President Rob Jesudason     The recent dramatic fall-off in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has sparked considerable debate about their future. Compounding an earlier sharp retrenchment at the beginning of the year, the decline has been seized on by detractors as further evidence of a more permanent demise in cryptocurrencies.   This has caused real consternation in the market and 2018 may well go down in history as the year that…

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21 Places To Learn How Cryptocurrency Works (And How To Invest In It!)

  What would you say is your first port of call when you want to learn something you? The internet? Bingo! You’re already onto a winner.   But, where exactly on the internet would you go? Would you just look at the first search result? Would you go to YouTube? How about jumping into an app store, or grabbing a podcast?   Knowing exactly where to go and who to trust is one of the hardest things. Most of us are likely to ask a trustworthy friend but then we’re…

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Crypto Kaiju Merges Physical and Digital Worlds with Launch of Unique Collectible Figures on the Blockchain

  Cryptocurrency-themed vinyl toys offer enthusiasts blockchain’s benefits of provenance, authenticity, and scarcity to physical collectibles MANCHESTER, UK – November 28, 2018 — CryptoKaiju, a blockchain startup producing the world’s first vinyl toys fully traceable on a public blockchain, is today announcing the launch of both its individual product and subscription box service. Kaiju’s first figure, which is designed to illustrate a Bitcoin-themed traditional Kaiju monster, is aptly named Genesis, the word also used to describe the first block in a blockchain. Only 130 Genesis figures will ship to customers…

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11 Of The Biggest ICO ROIs Of 2018

Cryptocurrency markets are offering big profit-making opportunities for investors in both the short and long-term. This is because startups are moving towards crypto markets and initial coin offerings instead of fund generation from stock markets.       Smart investors, who have the potential to read the future fundamentals of startups, could generate substantial profits by investing in ICOs.   Investors should have to look at the progress of top rates coins such as Ripple and Ethereum if they want to get rich in a shorter time. Both these coins…

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Cryptocurrency: Top 8 Women In Cryptocurrency

  There is plenty to get excited about the cryptocurrency industry which continues to innovate and grow. With an increase in mainstream attention invention of new coins, the cryptocurrency world drawing eyeballs.   Blockchain technology is attracting some of the brightest technological minds to resolve some of its most complex problems. Most cryptocurrencies are not yet a finished product but rather a work in progress as they are continuously upgrading themselves. This means the best is yet to appear in terms of the enhanced functionality of these coins. As the…

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RFID Sensor – A Technology of the Present and Future

  Identifying physical objects through our senses is such a wonderful experience. We see, touch and feel, hear, smell, and taste objects to recognize objects around us and then give them a label. Just like humans, computers too can identify things – not from their senses, but sensors. One of the best-known technologies for sensing things is radio frequency identification or RFID. Recently making its entry into mainstream applications, the technology has made the handling of manufactured goods much faster. Unlike bar-code readers, it does not need a line of…

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RAILROADED – Ross Ulbricht seeking Justice and Clemency

This is the last episode of the series “The Targeting and Caging of Ross Ulbricht”.  Ross was dealt a a double life sentence + 40 years without parole for all non-violent charges, for what prosecutors claim was his role in the Silk Road website.       Ulbricht’s life sentence won’t deter others from giving Americans access to the drugs they want. It won’t ‘protect’ society. It won’t ‘serve justice’ in some moral or cosmic sense. It will just waste another life behind bars and cost non-incarcerated taxpayers about $2 million…

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