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Are Crypto Deniers Living in Denial of a $200-Billion Market?

blokt | 10-23-2018

At the Senate Banking Committee meeting on Oct. 11, the wedges between crypto supporters and deniers grew deeper. The differences became clearer as Coin Center’s research director Peter Van Valkenburg and Dr. Nouriel Roubini, two of the strongest critics of digital currencies, came together. Norbert J. Michel explained in an article on The Hill how crypto […]Are Crypto Deniers Living in Denial of a $200-Billion Market? was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: Market|BTC|Regulation|Blockchain
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Nasdaq Flirts with Down 10%…in October

yahoofinance | 10-23-2018

The Nasdaq (QQQ) is down 9% this month, but still up 6% YTD.  China (FXI) is down 30% this year.  Germany (DAX) is down 13% this year.  Only Brazil stands out nicely, up 10.5% so far this year.  The DJIA (DIA) is hanging on to a 1% gain while the S&P 500 (SPY) is up just over 1%.  When will the madness end?  And should you be buying into to these daunting charts?

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Binance Secures Funding From Singapore Government-Owned Firm

livebitcoinnews | 10-23-2018

Singapore’s government-owned Temasek Holding has made an investment in Binance to open a fiat-to-crypto exchange in the island nation. Binance to Enter Singapore Binance, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has received funding from Singapore’s state-owned firm Temasek Holdings. The investment has been made through Vertex Ventures, Temasek’s venture capital arm, to fund the development...The post Binance Secures Funding From Singapore Government-Owned Firm appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Decentralization on the Cards: Dutch Telecom Giant KPN Voted in as NEO MainNet Consensus Node

blokt | 10-23-2018

Blockchain projects thrive on decentralization, and the NEO Foundation is embracing that fact. The NEO Foundation announced on Oct. 22nd that KPN, a Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications giant based in Rotterdam was officially voted in as a consensus node in the NEO ecosystem on Oct. 20. The NEO Foundation previously hosted 6 of the 7 […]Decentralization on the Cards: Dutch Telecom Giant KPN Voted in as NEO MainNet Consensus Node was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Blockchain Engineer Salaries are Blasting Off, Report Says

blokt | 10-23-2018

Blockchain engineers are highly in demand lately, and their average annual salaries have surged to between $150,000 to $175,000, according to a report by CNBC, which cited Hired’s State of Salaries 2018 study. Hired is an online job marketplace focused on matching potential employees and employers in the tech industry. CNBC goes on to note that the […]Blockchain Engineer Salaries are Blasting Off, Report Says was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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First Blockchain-Powered Smartphone HTC Exodus Now Officially Available for Pre-order

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

The community has been waiting for it for so long: HTC has announced the official release of its first blockchain-enabled phone.The post First Blockchain-Powered Smartphone HTC Exodus Now Officially Available for Pre-order appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Gavin Wood Launches a Blockchain in 15 Minutes

trustnodes | 10-23-2018

Gavin Wood of Parity has demonstrated Substrate, a new framework that aims to make launching a blockchain just as easy as launching a smart contract. It is “the biggest bet in...The post Gavin Wood Launches a Blockchain in 15 Minutes appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Huobi’s ‘All-in-One’ Stablecoin Solution Promises More Stability and Cost-Efficiency for Your Stablecoin Holdings

blokt | 10-23-2018

Singapore-based Huobi Global has hopped onboard the stablecoin bandwagon by launching what it calls an all-in-one “stablecoin solution.” Dubbed HUSD, this new offering by the world’s third-largest crypto exchange enables traders to convert between four different USD-pegged stablecoins listed on its platform. What Makes HUSD Different From Other Stablecoins? Huobi explained in a press release […]Huobi’s ‘All-in-One’ Stablecoin Solution Promises More Stability and Cost-Efficiency for Your Stablecoin Holdings was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Government-backed Singaporean Vertex Invests in Binance to Establish a New City Branch

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

A joint investment between the venture capital arms of Temasek Holding has sponsored the Binance expansion into Singapore. The post Government-backed Singaporean Vertex Invests in Binance to Establish a New City Branch appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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EOS Ecosystem Ever Expanding as dApps Rise, But Price Still Sliding

newsbtc | 10-23-2018

A recent tweet by Block.one has highlighted that the EOS ecosystem is expanding with an increasing number of blockchain companies using the EOS public blockchain for their projects. A graphic posted by Block.one shows several projects from various niches including Healthcare & Fitness, Voting & Governance, Data Services, Privacy & Security, Identity, and Communication that...The post EOS Ecosystem Ever Expanding as dApps Rise, But Price Still Sliding appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Australian Government Agency Says Blockchain 'Interesting' But Hyped

coindesk | 10-23-2018

Australia's Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives.

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A $16 Million New York Mansion Owned by a Hedge Fund Manager Is up for Sale in Bitcoin

blokt | 10-23-2018

Finding accommodation in New York may not be easy, but if someone is ready to shell out $16 million in Bitcoin, then hedge fund manager Roy Niederhoffer is ready to sell his mansion. The president of R.G. Niederhoffer Capital Management Inc. bought the property containing three units in 2013 for $12.9 million after which he started […]A $16 Million New York Mansion Owned by a Hedge Fund Manager Is up for Sale in Bitcoin was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Donocle Lottery Platform: a Perfect Blend of Blockchain and Industry Expertise

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

Donocle lottery system set to increase safety and credibility through the combination of self-developed C/S environment and blockchain. Pre-ICO live.The post Donocle Lottery Platform: a Perfect Blend of Blockchain and Industry Expertise appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Crypto Market Could Balloon to $2 Trillion in 2 Years

blokt | 10-23-2018

At around $209 billion, the current total capitalization of the cryptocurrency market is way below its all-time high when it reached $818 billion on January 7, 2018, based on data from CoinMarketCap. While previous predictions of a huge market rally after January’s massive correction have not yet materialized, market players are still overwhelmingly optimistic that an […]Crypto Market Could Balloon to $2 Trillion in 2 Years was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Bank of Canada Runs a Blockchain-based Pilot for a LOC Negotiation Platform

blokt | 10-23-2018

CGI, Group Inc., a renowned IT, and business consulting firm, announced on October 21 a collaboration with the National Bank of Canada and Skuchain, a blockchain technology company aimed at optimizing the supply chain, in a pilot program to streamline and improve the process for negotiation standby letters of credit and guarantees. Blockchain to Revolutionize Traditional Letter […]Bank of Canada Runs a Blockchain-based Pilot for a LOC Negotiation Platform was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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HTC Releases Blockchain Phone, Hopes for Exodus

financemagnates | 10-23-2018

The company wants to take some of the market back from Google and Apple.

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Electronics Giant HTC Announces Presale of Its Blockchain Smartphone Exodus in BTC, ETH

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Electronics giant HTC launches “early access” to its blockchain smartphone Exodus 1 for about $960 in BTC or ETH, shipping this December

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Weekly Update: Tron MainNet Beats Ethereum and EOS in Post Launch Statistics of a Similar Period

blokt | 10-23-2018

The Tron Foundation released its 40th update of the year on Oct. 22nd which revealed Tron’s latest developments and progress in the past week. Partly subtitled “The Tron project continues to run smoothly,” the report indicates that the project is heading in the right direction. Tron is in competition with Ethereum and EOS to claim the […]Weekly Update: Tron MainNet Beats Ethereum and EOS in Post Launch Statistics of a Similar Period was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Visa B2B Connect Joins IBM to Foster Blockchain Cross-border Payments

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

Visa’s distributed ledger platform, B2B Connect is integrating open-source blockchain code from the Hyperledger Fabric to provide clients with a groundbreaking payment network.The post Visa B2B Connect Joins IBM to Foster Blockchain Cross-border Payments appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Aussie Blockchain Startup Wins Billionaire Branson’s Tech Challenge

ccn | 10-23-2018

Power Ledger, a blockchain startup based in Australia, won business magnate Sir Richard Branson’s Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) 2018, as reported by Australian news channel Nine News. The challenge, whose previous finalists include Doctor on Demand and Vantage Robotics, aims to provide entrepreneurs with the right tools to help them build their tech products. Power Ledger received endorsementsThe post Aussie Blockchain Startup Wins Billionaire Branson’s Tech Challenge appeared first on CCN

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The Death of Hype, Amara’s Law and the Crypto-Anarchist Dream

bitcoin.com | 10-23-2018

The hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrency has simmered to a dull roar. Last December, the markets spiked as traders drooled over the thought of lining their pockets. They believed they would be billionaires. They had erotic dreams of lambos, mansions, hookers and blow. Many of them embraced a get-rich-quick, shit-brained mentality. They put speculation over […]The post The Death of Hype, Amara’s Law and the Crypto-Anarchist Dream appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Circle Ceo: The World Needs to Speak With One Voice on Cryptocurrency Regulation

blokt | 10-23-2018

Speaking to Reuters in an interview in London, England on Oct. 22, Jeremy Allaire, the chief executive of the Goldman-Sachs backed cryptocurrency startup, Circle, says that the G20 must coordinate on the regulation of cryptocurrencies. So far, the world has been divided on the regulation of the emerging market and major economies have taken divergent […]Circle Ceo: The World Needs to Speak With One Voice on Cryptocurrency Regulation was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: Regulation|BTC|Market|Blockchain
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Ex-Fidelity Exec Joins Blockchain Company Bloq as Chief Operating Officer

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Former exec of Fidelity joins blockchain infrastructure firm Bloq as its COO

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Financial Action Task Force’s Crypto Guidelines Set for June 2019

blokt | 10-23-2018

Regulation of cryptocurrencies has been a major problem for countries that want to make use of their unique features. Countries like China and India have a hawkish stance on digital coins and have tried to curb their local crypto markets. The European Union, on the other hand, adopts a flexible approach to digital coins and […]Financial Action Task Force’s Crypto Guidelines Set for June 2019 was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Level Up! 500 Games to Accept Altcoin as Payment for the First Time

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

An altcoin dubbed “the Bitcoin of the gaming industry” is being added as a payment method on Xsolla, a platform with more than 500 games and over 500 million gamers #SPONSORED

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Consultancy Firm Accenture Targets Enterprise Blockchain Interoperability With Fresh Tool

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Consultancy giant Accenture tests new integration tool for multiple enterprise blockchain platforms

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How Significant is Blockchain in the Mortgage Industry?

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Mortgage is huge. That represents a unique opportunity for blockchain adoption

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Bitcoin Price Stuck at $6.4K But Eyes Gains Against Altcoins

coindesk | 10-23-2018

Still trading in a narrow range against the dollar, bitcoin is looking strong against ether and could soon pick up the altcoin bid.

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Institutional Herd Will Arrive in Crypto by Q1 2019: Brian Kelly

blokt | 10-23-2018

The cryptocurrency market is highly volatile and has gone through several problems this year. The bear market that started in January has continued for 10 months straight. A large number of crypto enthusiasts, therefore, are waiting for deep-pocketed institutional investors to bring the prices up with their heavy buying power. Now CNBC’s Brian Kelly is […]Institutional Herd Will Arrive in Crypto by Q1 2019: Brian Kelly was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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XLM Daily Trading Signals: 23 October

coinnounce | 10-23-2018

Published on CoinnounceDominant bias for STELLAR (XLM): Bullish Resistance Levels: $0.2700, $0.2900, $0.3000 Support Levels: $0.2000, $0.18000, $0.01600   XLM is in a bullish trend  The bullish pressure is much evident as XLMUSD was up $0.2590 at the resistance area 20th on October but briefly lost momentum as the bears stage a comeback. The bear pressure was […]The post XLM Daily Trading Signals: 23 October appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Buy the New HTC Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone with Cryptocurrency Only

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

If you are a crypto enthusiast currently looking for a new phone, the brand new HTC Exodus 1 blockchain phone will soon be available to buy, but only in BTC or ether.

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ADA Daily Trading Signals: 23 October

coinnounce | 10-23-2018

Published on CoinnounceDominant bias for CARDANO (ADA) – Bearish Resistance Levels- $0.08800, $0.09000, $0.09200 Support Levels- $0.07000, $0.06800. $0.06600   ADA is in a bearish trend.  After the loss of the bullish pressure that saw ADAUSD at $0.07939 in the resistance area on 21st October, the bears’ return was gradual. Initially, the cryptocurrency was down to $0.07680 […]The post ADA Daily Trading Signals: 23 October appeared first on Coinnounce.

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XRP Daily Trading Signals: 23 October

coinnounce | 10-23-2018

Published on CoinnounceDominant bias for XRP – Ranging Resistance Levels- 0.6000 $0.6500, $0.7000 Support Levels- $0.3500, $0.3000. $0.2500   XRP’s upward journey was temporarily suspended as the cryptocurrency enters into a range-bound market. The struggle for the market control between the bulls and the bears were continued. Neither are ready to give in. $0.4870 in the resistance […]The post XRP Daily Trading Signals: 23 October appeared first on Coinnounce.

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How Blockchain Apps Are Improving Cryptocurrency Accessbility

themerkle | 10-23-2018

For enthusiasts, alternative investments professionals, and cryptographers, cryptocurrency is either the next greatest economic revolution, an incredible store of value in addition to being a cryptographic transaction medium, or the best problem to solve seen in decades. Yet, for the general public, even understanding what Bitcoin is remains hard at best, since the average consumer […]The post How Blockchain Apps Are Improving Cryptocurrency Accessbility appeared first on NullTX.

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BTC Daily Trading Signals: 23 October

coinnounce | 10-23-2018

Published on CoinnounceDominant bias for Bitcoin (BTC)–Ranging Resistance Levels- $6800, $6900, $7000 Support Levels- $6000, $5900. $5800   BTC continues in a range-bound market. The strong bearish pressure within the range was lost on 20th October after the formation of a bullish spinning top at $6524. The bulls manage a push of BTCUSD to $6660 in the […]The post BTC Daily Trading Signals: 23 October appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Gavin Wood Announces 'Impending Release' of DIY Blockchain Tool

coindesk | 10-23-2018

Parity Technologies founder Gavin Wood has announced that his company's new DIY blockchain tool, Substrate, is weeks from release

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Binance Singapore Gets Funding from Singapore Government’s Venture Fund

financemagnates | 10-23-2018

Vertex Ventures is a branch of Temasek Holdings which is owned by the city-state's government.

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HTC Launches Blockchain Smartphone ‘Exodus’ with Flagship Specs

ccn | 10-23-2018

A decade on from the launch of the first ever Android phone, Taiwanese consumer electronics giant HTC has taken the wraps off its blockchain-powered smartphone, dubbed ‘Exodus’. HTC has officially announced the early access release of Exodus 1, the company’s first-ever blockchain phone. Available for preorder on its website, the phone will ship sometime inThe post HTC Launches Blockchain Smartphone ‘Exodus’ with Flagship Specs appeared first on CCN

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The Daily: Binance to Expand in Singapore, Uphold Launches Loan Service

bitcoin.com | 10-23-2018

In today’s edition of The Daily, we look at a strategic investment that could help Binance to establish a fiat-to-crypto exchange in Singapore. We also focus on a new service that digital payments platform Uphold is launching to lend funds to its clients, as well as a cryptocurrency-backed prepaid card that’s coming to the U.S. […]The post The Daily: Binance to Expand in Singapore, Uphold Launches Loan Service appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Singapore-Based Vertex Ventures Funds Binance Crypto-To-Fiat Foray

newsbtc | 10-23-2018

On early Monday morning, Changpeng Zhao, the world-renowned chief executive of Binance, announced that he was going to reveal “one more piece of good news” for his 233,000 Twitter followers. Just 12 hours after his tweet, which he jokingly referred to as a “pre-announcement of an announcement,” Bloomberg divulged that Vertex Ventures had invested in the popular...The post Singapore-Based Vertex Ventures Funds Binance Crypto-To-Fiat Foray appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Fidelity's Blockchain Incubator Lead Just Went Full Crypto

coindesk | 10-23-2018

Fidelity Investments' blockchain R&D lead is leaving to join blockchain startup Bloq as its first-ever chief operating officer.

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Use of Blockchain in Major Industries by Numbers: Retail, Manufacturing, Finance, and Others

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Valuation of blockchain technology in leading markets: blockchain in retail to grow fastest to $2.3 billion

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Break Below $6,390 Could Accelerate Losses

newsbtc | 10-23-2018

Key Points Bitcoin price is trading above the important $6,390 support area against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted major bullish trend line is intact with support at $6,390 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price must stay above the $6,390 support to avoid a downside break. Bitcoin price...The post Bitcoin Price Watch: Break Below $6,390 Could Accelerate Losses appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Vertex Ventures Invests in Binance's Initiative to Launch Digital Asset Exchange in Singapore

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

Vertex Ventures, a group of venture capital funds focused on IT and health care, has invested in digital currency exchange Binance. The investment will go toward launching a Singapore-based fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange. Vertex Ventures, a subsidiary of Singapore’s state investment company, Temasek Holdings, has not yet disclosed the amount of funds invested. Notably, the funding is part of a “joint investment” between its offices in China and its business operations in India and the Southeast Asia region.

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National Bank of Canada Pilots Blockchain to Combat ‘Complex’ Processes

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Canada’s sixth largest commercial bank implements blockchain, smart contracts to simplify transaction processes

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HTC Will Start Shipping the 'Exodus' Blockchain Phone in December

coindesk | 10-23-2018

HTC has announced that its first blockchain phone, the Exodus, is available for pre-order – and must be purchased with crypto.

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Singapore Govt-Owned Venture Firm Invests in Crypto Giant Binance

ccn | 10-23-2018

The investment fund owned by the Government of Singapore is funding Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, toward its expansion in the city-state. Vertex Ventures, a subsidiary of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings, has announced ‘a strategic investment in Binance’ that will see the two entities jointly establish Binance Singapore in the country. TheThe post Singapore Govt-Owned Venture Firm Invests in Crypto Giant Binance appeared first on CCN

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New Interoperability Solution: Accenture Connects Hyperledger Fabric, Corda, Quorum and DA

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

Consulting giant Accenture developed a two-way solution to transform enormous potential of existing distributed ledger platforms into a synchronized business process. The post New Interoperability Solution: Accenture Connects Hyperledger Fabric, Corda, Quorum and DA appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Module Blockchain Reaches Soft Cap, Gears Up for Further Development

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

Module, the blockchain data and DApps platform, has just announced that on October 17, 2018 they have successfully reached their established soft cap of $5M.The post Module Blockchain Reaches Soft Cap, Gears Up for Further Development appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Crypto Roundup - 23 October 2018

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

Nine coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted negative changes, ranging from 0.32% to 7.56%. Kenyan restaurant owner accepts Bitcoin payments, claims to have funded business from crypto trading profits. Boats on the Blockchain: Rotterdam and Samsung team up for shipping partnership.

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