NOVEMBER 2018 – Bitcoin, Crypto, Blockchain, 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 headlines for the week… watch the short videos below!   #2 Week ending 9 November 2018 Merchants driving adoption as bullish Bitcoin price predictions affirmed       HEADLINES Venezuelan Banks use the Petro to denominate account balances, customers see two balances in their bank account, Bolivar and Petro Venezuela will take the Petro to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2019,…

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Snark.Art launches new Art and Blockchain Laboratory with acclaimed artist Eve Sussman

Brooklyn, NY, November 7, 2018 – Snark.art, a digital laboratory bridging art and blockchain, launches today with a preview of its first artistic collaboration with the artist Eve Sussman. The project by Sussman, 89 seconds Atomized, will be available for purchase on www.snark.art starting November 30, 2018. Founded by Andrey Alekhin and Misha Libman, Snark.art (pronounced ‘Snark dot art’) collaborates with international artists, curators, and artistic partners to explore the creative possibilities of the blockchain and its growing community.     We started Snark.art to engage both the art and…

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eTorro rolls out crypto wallet

Multi-crypto on-chain wallet with multi-signature security Coming soon – crypto to crypto conversion, deposit fiat, payment in store   eToro, the global investment platform with over 10 million registered users, today confirms the roll out of its crypto wallet. The eToro wallet is a mobile application available via Google Play and the Apple App Store. It provides an easy to use customer interface and enhanced security. Multi-signature security gives users the ability to see their on-blockchain transactions and balances without the fear of losing their private key.     Yoni Assia,…

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Technology – 2018 is the Twentieth Anniversary of the Open Source Movement

In 1998, a group of developers came together to describe their ideas for software development, or more precisely, to create a name for the licenses that covered such projects, Open Source. This year is the twentieth anniversary of the open source movement. This process of developing has revolutionized the industry and helped create the world as we currently understand it.   Max Kordek, Co-Founder and CEO of Lisk, comments on this topic. Lisk is an application platform which will allow users to code in JavaScript to build blockchain applications, without…

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24 Fun Bitcoin Facts And Figures (That Will Make Your Head Spin)

  Bitcoin (BTC) has revolutionized digital payments in a massive way. Since its introduction in 2009, it has advanced technological processes through the blockchain network. Its initial developer remains largely anonymous since they use the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. It is believed they could be an individual or a group of developers.     During 2009, BTC’s first year of existence, the value was technically $0 and was yet to trade on any exchanges… In 2010, the highest recorded price was $0.39. This has continued to fluctuate over time and peaked…

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New Kids on the (EOS) Block: Ultra Announces Partnership with EOS Rio

  Blockchain-powered gaming distribution platform behind Blockchain Game Alliance  team up with EOS block producer to bring EOS to the gaming market Tallinn, Estonia — November 1, 2018 — Ultra, the company building a first-class PC game publishing platform and marketplace that puts an end to the current distribution monopoly, has announced a partnership with Brazilian-based block producer EOS Rio to develop a blockchain that focuses on expanding EOS to the gaming market by creating a fair ecosystem for games distribution.     EOS Rio, currently one of the 21…

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Bitcoin’s 10th year anniversary – New era of Technological Innovation and Global Disruption

  Enthusiasts and critics alike analyse blockchain’s evolution: from its inception and tremendous rise to the current state of the industry — one that is faced with challenges including regulatory uncertainty, security concerns, and issues with scalability.   What the future holds for decentralised technologies and crypto-assets?  Industry leaders comment on the rise and fall of bitcoin over the past decade, what systemic problems have contributed to the rise of blockchain technology, where we stand in terms of mainstream adoption, and an insight into what the future could hold for…

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Smart Dubai and IBM to Offer the First Government-Endorsed Blockchain Platform in the Middle East

  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 30 October, 2018 – Smart Dubai and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the launch of the Dubai Blockchain Platform, the first government-endorsed blockchain platform as-a-service in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Delivered through an IBM Cloud environment and built locally in the UAE, the enterprise-ready platform will serve as a stepping stone for organizations in the UAE and globally to transition their blockchain testing and development into full-production. It will also transform and digitize applicable government processes and citizen services     Dubai has been…

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5 Tricks That Might Make Fintech Professionals Truly Stand Out

  As time passes on, the importance and significance of various Fintech operations are at a constant rise with respect to the companies across a variety of industrial sectors. Fintech opportunities are multi-varied as well as being up for further development and consolidation through intrinsic and constant research.     The trend that propagates and defined throughout the industries are the implementation of various Fintech activities and ideas generally implicates the application of various software systems of which a variety of APIs might be implemented across different kinds of platforms…

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A beginners guide to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology

Cryptocurrency transactions are verified by the process known as mining. Miners are nodes that solve complex mathematical problems to enable the transaction to happen.     Although you could once mine your own cryptocurrencies using a standard PC, this isn’t viable any longer; the quality and quantity of hardware required to mine cryptocurrencies effectively is directly proportional to the volume of people deciding to mine. The physical components that are needed for mining involves specialized or consumer hardware and a combination of your graphics cards and CPU.    First of all…

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