Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Plans to Walk Out Of Litecoin to Enable it Become Fully Decentralized

Although Bitcoin may have been the first cryptocurrency on the blockchain technology, the former Google employee and computer scientist who created Litecoin three years after Bitcoin, has claimed that his network is more centralized. Charlie Lee mentioned this in an interview with SFOX and disclosed the fact that the Litecoin network has benefited from having a public face, unlike Bitcoin. […]

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Omniex Partners with Gemini to Cross-Connect in NY5 Data Center

Omniex, which develops technology and services to make it easier for financial institutions to trade cryptocurrencies, has announced a new partnership with Winklevoss-backed Gemini exchange to cross-connect in Equinix’s low-latency NY5 data center. While interest in the virtual asset class has grown, the sector still lacks the same level market infrastructure available to investors in other asset classes. As such, […]

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Dollar-Backed Stablecoin UPUSD Announced By Universal Protocol Alliance

The Universal Protocol Alliance is launching a stablecoin that is collateralized 1-to-1 with US dollars. Formed earlier this year, the Universal Protocol Alliance is a coalition of cryptocurrency companies and blockchain pioneers, including Uphold, Brave Software, Cred, Blockchain at Berkeley and FBG Capital. It seeks to accelerate the adoption of blockchain as a mainstream financial technology by making digital assets […]

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Tiberius Delays Sale of Commodities Backed "Tiberius Coin"

Swiss asset manager and commodities trader under Tiberius Group AG planned to launch Tiberius Coin, backed by seven commodities on October 1, 2018.  The company received orders worth more than $1 million via its subsidiary Tiberius Technology Ventures AG. The company said, As of now, we are investing heavily in our platform, improving it and working with notable credit-card processors to […]

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Can You Buy Cryptocurrencies with PayPal?

As cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity both as an investment tool and a digital payment method, so too have the ways in which you can buy and sell these digital assets. It’s the same with anything else in life – convenience and accessibility are the keys. If buyers could get their hands on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin without having to […]

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Gamification dApps Like CryptoKitties Improve Blockchain's B2C Appeal

A lot of valuable lessons can be learned from the CryptoKitties project. It highlights the potential of Etheruem’s blockchain technology. At the same time, it also points out some key weaknesses where this technology is concerned. The bigger question is how projects like these impact the business-to-consumer industry as a whole. The CryptoKitties Success Story Breeding virtual cats on the […]

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