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Pentagon Looking to Draft Blockchain Technology for Security Purposes

Blockchain technology has proven itself to be invaluable for many different applications and now the Pentagon is looking at using blockchain technology to vastly bolster national security. There’s no denying the fervent interest generated by blockchain technology. The primary focus of blockchain for many people is in cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin. However, an unlikely player […]

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Democratic Voting Platform launches Pre-ICO

Blockchain-based voting platform VOTES is currently in its pre-ICO phase. Launched on August 1, 2017, the token presale will continue through August 31, 2017. [Note: This is a press release.] The Business Idea Behind VOTES The main idea lying behind VOTES is the voting platform. It uses blockchain and smart contracts as a basis for […]

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AdEx Announces Partnership with NEO, ADX Values Skyrocket

On August 15, 2017, the blockchain-based AdEx announced its partnership with China’s first open source blockchain, NEO (formerly AntShares). Since the announcement, values of the ad network’s native token, ADX, have more than quadrupled. A Tale of Two Blockchains Last week the ad network publicly released its AdEx Core, the base smart contract that will […]

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Three Ukrainian Legislators Admit Large Bitcoin Holdings, Government Conflicted on Digital Currencies

Three Ukrainian lawmakers have admitted that they own large amounts of the Bitcoin. Meanwhile, the government is divided on virtual currency and Blockchain technology. Three Ukrainian lawmakers have released information on their Bitcoin holdings, which are quite substantial. The legislators, Dmitry Golubov, Alexander Urbansky, and Dmitry Belotserkovets, are all members of the group “Petro Poroshenko […]

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Second Stage of ATB Coin ICO is Underway

Participation in the IV International Blockchain Summit-2017 in Shanghai (China) allowed ATB Coin to conduct a number of productive meetings and agree on partnerships with international companies. [Note: This is a press release.] One of the first active cooperations will be started with crypto-exchange dabtc.com. By the way, it was the agreement on cooperation with […]

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How to Buy Ethereum Classic (ETC) is 3 Simple Steps – A Beginner’s Guide

The post How to Buy Ethereum Classic (ETC) is 3 Simple Steps – A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. You’ve probably heard of Ethereum, which is the second most valuable cryptocurrency in the world, currently second only to bitcoin. You’ve also probably heard of Ethereum Classic, which is currently ranked as the 5th […]

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Scam Cryptocurrency Call Center Busted by London Police

Police in London have shut down a ‘boiler room’ in the city’s center that was looking to entice people by cold calling them to invest in a fraudulent, and non-existent, cryptocurrency. Discovered in the heart of London’s square mile, around the corner from the Bank of England, a large call center was found to be […]

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Bitcoin Breaches $4000 Milestone in Record-Breaking Week

After stubbornly resisting a $3000 price point for weeks, Bitcoin has managed to effortlessly sail towards its latest $4000 all-time high in a matter days following it’s breakout last week. It’s a bullish time for Bitcoin. Investors were exuberant last week as Bitcoin finally broke its infamous $3000 price point. Now the bulls are out […]

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Chasyr: The Uber Disrupter

Chasyr has recently announced that they will be attending this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt held in San Francisco to introduce ridesharing using cryptocurrency and the technology they will use to do so. After seeing a ton of coverage on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology over the last year from TechCrunch itself, the Chasyr team believes it is […]

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Starving Venezuelans Turn to Bitcoin Mining in Desperation

Many people in the troubled South American nation have turned to Bitcoin mining in a desperate attempt to fend off starvation and keep their families alive. The once thriving South American nation of Venezuela has been sliding into an economic apocalypse over the last few years. The socialist regime of Hugo Chavez has been followed […]

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