Monthly Archives: November 2018

New Cryptopunk Game: Players Fight in Futuristic Post-Apocalyptic World to Get Real Prizes

sponsored A new mobile “multi-blockchain” game, supporting a whole range of different cryptocurrencies, is ready to be launched in late November 2018 A new mobile “multi-blockchain” game, supporting a whole range of different cryptocurrencies, is ready to be launched in late November 2018. Estonian game-developer Ether Dale, created Glitch Goons, a player versus player (PvP) automatic fighting game where users can buy special items during their presale to customize and upgrade their characters. Features of the game Ether Dale describes Glitch Goons’ universe as a futuristic post-apocalyptic […]

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Top Crypto Performers Overview: Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Monero, EOS, Ripple, ARK

Cryptocurrencies traded in a tight range this week, continuing a period of low volatility. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin (BTC) turned ten on Oct. 31, but there were no fireworks to mark the celebrations: the cryptocurrencies continue to trade in a tight range. Arthur […]

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ICO Roundup: SEC Annual Report, Israeli Offerings Raise $600 Million, Rapper Sued

The annual report of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement has detailed the actions taken against initial coin offerings during the preceding financial year. Also, a report published by One Alpha estimates that Israeli ICOs have raised more than $600 million during 2018, and 25 investors have filed a lawsuit accusing rapper T.I. and his business partner for allegedly operating a “pump and dump” through their Flik ICO. Also Read: Brazil’s Tax Authority Goes After Cryptocurrency Profits SEC Details Action Taken Against ICOs During Financial Year The U.S. Securities […]

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Crypto Markets See Mixed Signals While BCH and XLM Grow Significantly

Crypto markets see mixed signals, Bitcoin Cash and Stellar grow significantly while most top 20 coins seen small fluctuations. Saturday, Nov. 3: crypto markets have seen mixed signals over the day, with most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap experiencing. slight fluctuations. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Stellar (XLM) are seeing significant gains on the day of more than 3.5 percent, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 Following a slight price rebound, Bitcoin (BTC) has failed to foothold the $6,400 price point today. The major […]

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Lack of Diversity in Ethereum Smart Contracts Pose Risks to Whole Ecosystem, Report Says

A lack of diversity in Ethereum smart contracts poses a threat to the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem if a buggy code is copied, a report finds. A lack of diversity of Ethereum (ETH) smart contracts poses a threat to Ethereum blockchain ecosystem, according to research by a group of analysts from Northeastern University and the University of Maryland released on Oct. 31. The paper, entitled “Analyzing Ethereum’s Contract Topology,” claims that most Ethereum smart contracts are “direct- or near-copies of other contracts,” which represents a potential risk if […]

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Blockstream: When Will the Level of Dishonesty and Manipulation End?

The alleged Bitcoin-focused company Blockstream has raised over $100 million publicly, but has yet to be forthright with the Bitcoin community. It’s time for people within the Bitcoin space to start holding them accountable. Blockstream’s dishonesty should have a bright light shined on it so everyone is aware of their manipulation and deceit. Also read: Bitcoin Intentions: Are We Aiming to Replace the Status Quo or Become Them? In late 2014, Blockstream went public with their company after being financed by banking and venture capital firms such as […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Prices See Steady Gains Over the Last Two Days

Since our last markets update five days ago, cryptocurrency traders saw a lower range of volumes after cryptocurrency prices dropped in value. Now, this Saturday during the weekend trading sessions, most of the top digital asset prices have seen some slight gains between 1-5% over the last 24 hours. But one digital currency, bitcoin cash, has spiked significantly in value gaining well over 12% over the last 24 hours and 9% for the last seven days. Also read: New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions in One […]

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto as Propriety Justice and a Solution to Private Violence

Crypto As Propriety Justice And A Solution To Private Violence by Wendy McElroy The libertarian view is that human actors are self-owners and these self-owners are capable of appropriating unowned scarce resources by Lockean homesteading − some type of first use or embordering activity. Obviously, an actor must already own his body if he is to be a homesteader; self-ownership is not acquired by homesteading but rather is presupposed in any act or defense of homesteading. –Stephan Kinsella Self-ownership is the foundation of free-market justice. There are […]

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Russian State Duma Committee Considers Launch of Central Bank-Issued Stablecoin

The chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets is considering the launch of a state-backed stablecoin pegged to the ruble. The chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets has claimed that the entity is considering the launch of state-backed cryptocurrency pegged to the Russian ruble, Russian radio news station Govorit Moskva reported Friday, Nov. 2. Speaking at a press conference on the increase of the household debt load, Chairman Anatoly Aksakov expressed his confidence that the government will back a cryptocurrency, “but it […]

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Precious Ledgers: Why Blockchain Is the Right Fit for Gold and Diamonds

Blockchain adoption in the field of precious metals. This week, two major news within the precious metals industry broke. First, the world’s largest diamond company, Russia’s Alrosa, joined a blockchain project aimed at increasing transparency. Secondly, the world’s largest bank, JPMorgan, reportedly started to use its blockchain to tokenize gold. Indeed, blockchain has been pioneering both gold and diamond industries — complex ecosystems that heavily rely on supply chains, where cargo passes through dozens of geographical locations before arriving at its destination. The technology has helped to […]

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