CryptoKitties: The World’s First Ethereum Game Launches Today

CryptoKitties aims to make blockchain technology accessible by leveraging the power of fun. VANCOUVER, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – CryptoKitties is the world’s first game built on the Ethereum network. Releasing to the public on November 28th, users can collect and breed digital cats called CryptoKitties. The game uses ether (ETH), a digital currency, for all its transactions.   Most of the game’s appeal comes from its breeding system and the unique offspring that can emerge from it. When two CryptoKitties breed, their offspring’s appearance, biography, and traits result from each parent’s 256-bit genome,…

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Cryptocurrency – NetCents Technology Signs Five Year Contract With Aliant Payments Systems, a Half a Trillion-Dollar Annual Volume Payment Processor

Exclusive Use of NetCents Processing Solution for Cryptocurrency Transactions and Acceptance of the NetCents Coin.     VANCOUVER, British Columbia, November 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ NetCents Technology Inc. (“NetCents” or the “Company“) (CSE: NC / Frankfurt: 26N), is pleased to announce a five (5) year revenue sharing agreement with Aliant Payment Systems (“Aliant”) that will see Aliant offering a white-labeled NetCents cryptocurrency processing solution to their network of nearly 7,000 US-based merchants.   Through this agreement, NetCents is white labelling Aliant its streamlined cryptocurrency processing widget. The NetCents platform will be the underlying technology that…

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Enjoy Your Bitcoin Profits in Las Vegas at the Legends Room

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ With bitcoin setting record highs almost daily, what can someone actually buy with bitcoin? The answer – not much.   Starbucks won’t sell you coffee for bitcoin. Amazon.com doesn’t accept it either.  Options to use digital currency on Black Friday or CyberMonday are surprisingly limited.   So where can newly minted digital currency millionaires enjoy the profits of the historic bitcoin bull market? In Las Vegas, of course.   The Legends Room in Las Vegas is nightlife reimagined.  In addition to traditional forms of payments, the new night club…

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Globitex group company granted an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license by an EU regulator

The regulatory breakthrough opens the way for the institutional-grade Bitcoin exchange to deal with EUR fiat payments globally and marks a significant milestone to make Bitcoin a truly global currency of settlement.   Globitex Holding (Latvia) group company NexPay UAB has been granted an e-money license (EMI) by the Bank of Lithuania to carry out payment services and e-money issuance in the EU.   Crucially, the newly-issued EMI licence is fully ‘passportable’ to all other EU member states, allowing NexPay to provide clients with payment services and e-money issuance across…

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Multi-firm blockchain implementation for equity swaps completes second phase

Axoni and eleven-firm working group complete successful second phase of peer-to-peer blockchain infrastructure for equity swaps processing.   NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eleven firms announced today the successful completion of a pilot to manage equity swap transactions and related post-trade lifecycle events. The implementation employs blockchain smart contracts and uses an optimized data structure in a distributed, peer-to-peer network to ensure perpetual reconciliation.   A continuation of an initial proof of concept, the pilot expanded the blockchain network to process equity swap lifecycle events, end-to-end. Having both sides of a…

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Bithumb takes over 51% of global market share within five days of integrating QTUM

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/   Bithumb’s trading volume jumps sixfold overnight after integrating QTUM Bithumb ranks first in global exchange for Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ripple (XRP) Bithumb’s tenth coin, QTUM, reaches a new all-time high of 17,053 KRW since integration Ranking for Bithumb exchange   Within five days of integrating QTUM as its tenth coin, Bithumb has become the largest QTUM exchange. On October 20th, “Bithumb” (CEO Kim Dae-shik), the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, listed QTUM as its tenth coin and ranked first in the QTUM exchange with 51% of…

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BitVault® introduced to FinTech community at London event

Embedded Downloads officially introduced BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone and crypto communicator at an event on 31 October 2017. The event was held at an exclusive London venue with Kash Amini, global brand representative and ambassador for BitVault®, welcoming selected guests from the banking, fintech and corporate community to an evening of food, drinks, and entertainment. The event was also attended by representatives of VVDN Technologies from India, the design and manufacturing partner for the BitVault®. According to Embedded Downloads the product was well received and the company and…

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EOT Protecting the Connected, the Internet of Things (IoT)

EOT is a cryptocurrency with a strong use case as it is used to encrypt devices connected to the internet known as IOT, the Internet of Things.  IOT needs EOT.   Here is a roadmap of the first devices and applications that will use cryptography for encryption, a growing trend.         September 2017 – Swiss Bank in Your Pocket integrates EOT Wallet October 2017 – BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone launches in London with integration of EOT for secure calling, secure messaging and secure browsing November 2017 –…

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Bitcoin News 13 October 2017 – Bitcoin Price Flirts with $6000 as Bitcoin Gold Nears

The Bitcoin news today with the latest bitcoin rally heading the news. An incredible surge in the price overnight which pushed to a new all-time high of over $5800. The proposed hard fork on 25 October (Bitcoin Gold), as well as the growing regulatory environment in many countries, could be a driving factor attracting more investors and thus, the price.   As reported by CNBC – “The fact that bitcoin was able to hit an all-time high just weeks after a slew of negative news “signals to investors and traders…

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Bitcoin News 11 October 2017 – Dubai Delivers Blockchain Strategy to Implementation

Bitcoin News Today and Dubai is leading globally in taking a blockchain strategy set out in 2016 to implementation by 2021 – with over a million records have been populated on the platform. The Dubai Land Department (DLD) system records all real estate contracts which include lease registrations. The system links them with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, the telecommunications system as well as holds personal tenant information, Emirates Identity Cards and the validity of residency visas for ease of remote payments.   Another milestone achievement for Smart Dubai…

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