Friday , 23 February 2018

Events

New ‘Ethereum Community Fund’ sponsoring ETH infrastructure

Notable ethereum stakeholders are joining forces to create a fund for projects building on the world’s second-largest blockchain. It is called Ethereum Community Fund (ECF), and aims to connect and fund the growth of Ethereum (ETH) infrastructure, according to the ECF website. ECF the effort is the result of a collaboration between Cosmos, Golem, Global Blockchain Labs, Maker, OmiseGo, Raiden …

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NYSE parent company launches Cryptocurrency Data Feed

According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) — best known as the operator of the NYSE — made the announcement on Thursday, adding that it has partnered with blockchain startup Blockstream to build the service, which will be distributed as a part of ICE Data Services’ Consolidated Feed and will go live by March. The service will …

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Microsoft stopped accepting Bitcoin

According to various top threads, Microsoft seemingly stopped accepting the flagship cryptocurrency. One points to Microsoft following Steam’s footsteps in no longer accepting Bitcoin. The rumor stems from a Bleeping Computer article that claims the software and hardware giant did halt Bitcoin payments. On top of the thread, an r/Bitcoin admin stickied a post stating various users tried to find …

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President of Belarus can sign decree to legalize cryptocurrencies

The president of Belarus is expected to sign a draft decree on the Belarusian High-Tech Park which would legalize cryptocurrencies. If the law is passed, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offering (ICO) tokens will be approved for circulation. Also, exchanges can trade rubles for cryptocurrency, ICOs can be used for financing, and mining will be allowed by law in Belarus. In …

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Tether claims $31 million of USD Token were stolen by hacker

According to a post on its website, Tether has experienced a substantial hacking event, with a loss of over $30 mln from the Tether Treasury account. The loss was discovered when the tokens were sent to an unauthorized Bitcoin address. According to the post, Tether is taking all possible action to prevent further disruption, saying: “Yesterday, we discovered that funds …

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Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

“ETH looks poised for a move to new highs. Lots of good news on the horizon,” said Novogratz, emphasizing innovative developments conducted by leading startups including ConsenSys. South Korea Takes Over as Largest Ethereum Market Over the past few weeks, the daily trading volume of Ether has increased substantially, primarily led by the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market. Subsequent to …

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Manhattan’s Real Estate Eyes Up Bitcoin for Property Payments

Manhattan’s real estate market is embracing bitcoin for property payments as the digital currency increases in value. One property developer who is hoping to capitalise on the recent digital currency boom is Ben Shaoul, of Magnum Real Estate Group. Speaking to The Express, Shaoul said: We were approached by a buyer who has been collecting bitcoin for many years and was interested in …

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Registration at Blockchain Conference Kyiv 2017 is already open!

The VI International Blockchain Conference Kyiv will be held on December 15, 2017 in BC “Parus”. Beginning in 2015, the top experts of Blockchain will gather at the conference, during this time the event has reached the international level and has become the most famous crypt-platform not only in Ukraine, but also far beyond its borders. This year, the organizers …

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Tezos filed a second collective legal action for a month

The case of Tezos may become the first civil case involving the ICO. The Swiss blocking start-up Tezos, which, during the ICO, attracted $ 232 million, received a second lawsuit from investors. This is reported by Reuters. The suit is filed with the District Court of Florida, appeals to the co-founders Tezos Arthur and Kathleen Breitman and the companies Tezos …

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