Tag: cryptocurrency

Turcoin: Turkey’s ‘National Cryptocurrency’ Is Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Turcoin, advertised as “the national cryptocurrency of Turkey” has been revealed as a multi-million-dollar Ponzi scheme as it collapsed in disgrace. Some 12,000 individual investors are thought to have been affected. Many had sunk their life savings into the project, after Turcoin promised swift dividends and implied it had the backing of the Turkish government. […]

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Who is Ross Ulbricht? | A Journey into the Dark Net and Cryptocurrency

Ross Ulbricht is a former dark net operator who is currently in prison for life after creating and administering the Silk Road, an online marketplace where over a billion dollars worth of illegal goods/services were exchanged.    Transactions on Silk Road were completed using Bitcoin for the sake of anonymity. For that reason, Ulbricht is credited […]

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Crypto Coin vs. Token: Understanding the Difference

There are many terminologies for cryptocurrencies. Newer investors may find it difficult to distinguish between various categories. In this article, we look at the difference between crypto coin vs. token. We also examine some of the most relevant projects in each category and try to understand how some cryptocurrency projects migrate from digital tokens to […]

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Bitcoin Bubble? Why the Burst Might Be Good for Bitcoin & Blockchain

Media outlets that once ran glorifying stories of Bitcoin ascendance are now describing a Bitcoin bubble that has popped. Economists who were at first curious in a new type of monetary system are now foretelling panic. In this strange climate after a fall from great heights, it’s worth considering how we got here and what […]

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Decentralized Internet – Affordable Resources And Privacy On The Web

You’ve heard a lot about decentralization lately, but what exactly is decentralized internet? And what do people want when they seek it? The internet comprises a network of networks, and if one piece fails, the internet as a whole still continues to function. You may have experienced times when you could not log into your internet […]

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A Look at the Now Famous Bitcoin Whitepaper

The digital economy is flourishing thanks in large part to the concepts laid out in Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper. This whitepaper introduced the concept of a decentralized cryptocurrency to the market and ushered in the digitization of the global economy. Because of this, many people would argue that the Bitcoin whitepaper rightfully earns the title […]

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Digital Tokens: Usage, Evolution, and Regulations in 2018

Cryptocurrencies, also referred to as digital tokens, are rapidly emerging to play an important role in the global economy. As discussed previously, digital tokens have the potential to be the future of electronic cash. As government regulations continue to emerge along with new technical innovations, these forms of payment will gain more use cases. We’re […]

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Billionaire Building a $300 Million AI, Blockchain and Crypto Hub in the U.S.

Chinese billionaire investor and media mogul Bruno Wu is planning on building a $300 million blockchain, cryptocurrency, and artificial intelligence (AI) hub in Hartford, Connecticut for talent development. According to Business Insider, the Seven Stars Cloud (SSC) group is the main investment entity in the project and is owned by Bruno. It announced plans to […]

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How Blockchain Can Help the Homeless

Blockchain has already established its use cases in a number of worthy causes. Helping refugees, and reducing poverty in the developing world to name a few. Now, blockchain is also proving its value to vulnerable people closer to home. Several cities are now running blockchain-based initiatives to help the homeless gain quicker and easier access […]

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Viberate Crypto | A Beginners Guide

Viberate crypto is an Ethereum-based decentralized talent ecosystem for live music. It connects artists, fans, talent management agencies and event organizers all together on the same platform. The live music industry has been dominated for a long time by a few leading management companies who control the vast majority of big-name artists playing at prominent venues. […]

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