Satoshi United’s UnConference in Dubai – USD100k in prizes for Blockchain Innovation

GET A CHANCE TO PITCH YOUR INNOVATION TO THE RIGHT TARGET AUDIENCE AND WIN UP TO 100K USD After a successful First edition in Singapore, Satoshi United –  “The biggest UnConference in the blockchain world” – Is hosting its second edition in the Middle East, taking place on 22-23rd October 2018 in Dubai.     In order to encourage innovation in blockchain, Satoshi United hosts a segment called “Pitcher Perfect”, where the participating ICO‘s and blockchain startups have a chance to win 100,000 USD prize money in investment by pitching…

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Top Wall Street Adviser Embraces Bitcoin

A top wall street adviser, Ric Edelman has just thrown his weight behind Bitcoin, the video below explains.     Why is this big news for Bitcoin? Edelman is a respected financial adviser and his firm was voted the no 1 RIA firm in 2018 by Barron’s. At the moment the firm cannot purchase Bitcoin for clients because of SEC restrictions but Edelman believes than a Bitcoin ETF will eventually be approved and this will bring a flood of money into Bitcoin and also into the crypto market as a…

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UTILITY Token vs SECURITY Token, what are the differences?

  Crypto tokens characterize a particular fungible and tradable commodity or a utility that is habitually found on a blockchain.   Crypto tokens are a special unit of pseudo-currency that dwells on their own blockchains and signifies an advantage or adequacy. The crypto tokens work over a blockchain that goes about as a medium for creation and execution of decentralized applications and smart contracts, and the tokens are utilized to encourage the exchange. Such crypto tokens are usually created, distributed, sold and circulated through the standard initial coin offering (ICO)…

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What Features Define the Best Cryptocurrency Wallet

  There are different types of cryptocurrency wallets available now. Sometimes it’s difficult to choose the best one. Let’s analyse the main features of each wallet type and try to find out which is the best of them.     Types of Cryptocurrency Wallets   Hot wallets Cryptocurrency wallets which are permanently connected to the internet and currency dealing server are called hot wallets. These hot wallets are a bit risky to use, as in case someone does not have a good firewall installed on the system, then these wallets…

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Kowala Launches Andromeda, the Alpha Mainnet of Its USD-Pegged Stablecoin

  Launch initiates the distribution of the algorithmically stable cryptocurrency’s first mining token, mUSD   Nashville, TN – September 4, 2018 – Kowala, a stablecoin protocol designed to track the value of fiat currencies by robotically minting and burning its coin supply in accordance to user demand, announced the launch of Andromeda, the alpha version of their blockchain mainnet. Following stress testing and debugging of Andromeda, Kowala anticipates the release of its beta mainnet version, Boötes, in Q3 of 2018. With the Boötes mainnet launch, kUSD stablecoin mining will be…

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Dash and Kripto Mobile Partner to Launch New Cryptocurrency Ecosystem in Latin America

Users can now easily acquire, store, and spend Latin America’s most widely accepted cryptocurrency with new KRIP phones   Caracas, Venezuela — August 28, 2018 –  Dash, the top digital currency for payments and e-commerce, has announced an exclusive relationship with Kripto Mobile Corporation (KRIP), a leading mobile brand of cryptocurrency-enabled phones, to provide Latin Americans with a new, affordable way of acquiring and using cryptocurrencies for everyday transactions. The phones come pre-loaded with a complete Dash ecosystem, including the Dash wallet, the ability to get Dash, and also spend through…

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OKEx Joins SharesPost’s Global Security Token Network

  GLASS will drive OKEx’s global expansion with compliant access to the US market   Hong Kong,  OKEx is accelerating its global expansion by joining GLASS, the Global Liquidity And Settlement System developed by SharesPost. When GLASS becomes operational, OKEx will have both compliant access to investors in the U.S. and other crypto trading markets and the ability to pool liquidity with other GLASS exchanges on a trading pair by trading pair basis.     We are excited to see GLASS gaining broad acceptance in the crypto exchange community,” said Jason…

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CoinDesk’s Q2 ‘State of Blockchain’ Report Shows Project Funding Holds Strong as Markets Remain Flat

  Bitcoin on-chain transactions have fallen 28 percent following the Lightning Nework’s beta launch in late Q1   New York, NY — CoinDesk, the world’s leading digital media company focused on crypto assets and blockchain, today released its Q2 2018 State of Blockchain Report, widely considered the leading authority on blockchain trends research and analysis since its inception in 2014. The quarterly report covers market interest in public blockchains with a snapshot of the ten largest cryptocurrencies compared to Bitcoin at the end of each quarter.   The Q2 2018…

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Tug-of-War: Will Blockchain Bring Data Ownership Back to Users?

    ConnecTechAsia Summit speaker, Nicole Nguyen, Head of APAC, Infinity Blockchain Ventures, shares about data ownership and how blockchain could tilt the balance in favour of the end user.   Since the advent of the internet, users have marvelled at the ability to create a persona of themselves online – be it in the first virtual communities, social networks, retail sites and multi-player games. Increasingly, a greater proportion of our personal lives and information can now be found on digital platforms.   Coupled with a plethora of emerging technologies…

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