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EOS stolen funds arbitration ruling scoffs at decentralization

cryptoinsider | 11-16-2018

The EOS blockchain was built with the intention of providing a means to scale transaction speed while still providing a certain level of decentralization. The extent to which EOS is decentralized, however,  has always been a point of contention since network transactions are validated by a small group of “supernodes” which must be elected every […]The post EOS stolen funds arbitration ruling scoffs at decentralization appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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Spanish City of Bilbao Launches $171K Tender to Develop Public Blockchain Network

cointelegraph | 11-16-2018

The largest city in northern Spain, Bilbao, sets a €150,000 budget to create an Ethereum-based blockchain platform for public administration needs

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The US Will Receive MCO Visa Cards, the New Crypto.Com Cards Will Be Issued by Metropolitan Bank

blokt | 11-16-2018

Crypto.com has decided to enter the US market and juggle with the patchwork of regulations in the US states. The company will be offering its MCO Visa cards to American customers soon. The cards will be issued by the Metropolitan Bank, a New York City-based entity which has a publicly traded parent company – Metropolitan Bank […]The US Will Receive MCO Visa Cards, the New Crypto.Com Cards Will Be Issued by Metropolitan Bank was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Crimea Considers Blockchain Center for Anonymous Foreign Investments to Avoid Sanctions

cointelegraph | 11-16-2018

New investment blockchain platforms in Crimea could help international investors to avoid sanctions

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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Creates Two Chains

livebitcoinnews | 11-16-2018

The different implementations of the BCH protocols have resulted in the creation of two chain splits. The Battle of Egos The last couple of weeks have witnessed high-intensity drama around the hard fork of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the fourth largest cryptocurrency by market cap. The hard fork of the BCH blockchain, which had forked off the...The post Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Creates Two Chains appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin’s Price Drop Steadying After Recording a 2018 Low

blokt | 11-16-2018

After Wednesday’s extremely bearish price action, the decline in Bitcoin is slowing down. Although there was a follow-up in the drop yesterday where Bitcoin formed a 2018 low around $5200, there was a  quick retracement and price currently trades around $5550. Although the price is currently trading steady today, the longer it trades in a […]Bitcoin’s Price Drop Steadying After Recording a 2018 Low was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Crypto Job Interest Has Declined But Is ‘Still Strong,’ Says Indeed

coindesk | 11-16-2018

Interest from both employers and job seekers in blockchain and cryptocurrency-related jobs has declined in the past year, new data indicates.

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BCH Fork Nov. ’18: What a Day

cryptoinsider | 11-16-2018

Bitcoin Cash split into two chains today, dividing one of crypto's most controversial communities. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) turned into Bitcoin ABC (BCHABC) and Bitcoin SV (BCHSV).The post BCH Fork Nov. ’18: What a Day appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Blockchain Gaming Startup Valued at $13 Million

coindesk | 11-16-2018

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game with investor backing.

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Kakao’s Klaytn Platform Partners With Terra to Implement a Blockchain-based Payment System

blokt | 11-16-2018

The renowned South Korean internet company Kakao has teamed up with Terra, a next-generation blockchain payment platform. According to the press release on November 15, the two partners’ concerted efforts will focus on transforming e-commerce in Asia by utilizing the distributed ledger technology. A Strategic Partnership That Lays the Ground for the Klaytn Mainnet Launch […]Kakao’s Klaytn Platform Partners With Terra to Implement a Blockchain-based Payment System was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Global Charity Oxfam Launches Blockchain Project to Empower Cambodian Rice Farmers

ccn | 11-16-2018

Global charity organization Oxfam has launched a blockchain technology platform aimed at enhancing the transparency and traceability of the rice supply chain in Cambodia. Known as BlocRice, the app uses distributed ledger technology to implement smart contracts where details such as the farm gate price of organic rice, trade volume and method of transportation are … ContinuedThe post Global Charity Oxfam Launches Blockchain Project to Empower Cambodian Rice Farmers appeared first on CCN

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Major Exchanges Are Already Distributing New Bitcoin Cash Tokens

coindesk | 11-16-2018

After yesterday's split of the bitcoin cash blockchain, several top exchanges have already accommodated the resulting two tokens.

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South Korean University, Radio Broadcast Group Promote Blockchain-Academia Relationship

cointelegraph | 11-16-2018

A South Korean province has established a blockchain center for industry-academia relations development

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KuBitX Is to Lead African Blockchain Revolution

coinspeaker | 11-16-2018

CoinSpeakerKuBitX Is to Lead African Blockchain RevolutionKuBitX, a hybrid digital asset exchange, is to offer a completely new way of cross-border transfers for African countries with the help of blockchain. KuBitX Is to Lead African Blockchain Revolution

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Ripple Latest Updates and XRP Market Analysis

coinnounce | 11-16-2018

Published on CoinnounceRipple has partnered with yet another large bank CIMB Group which is the 5th largest bank in Asia. CIMB Group announced that it will implement RippleNet Software to process cross-border payments. Ripple’s XRP has also crossed ETH and secured the 2nd position according to the market capitalization.   CIMB Bank to use RippleNet According to […]The post Ripple Latest Updates and XRP Market Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Binance the Latest Exchange to List Goldman Sachs-Backed USDC Stablecoin

ccn | 11-16-2018

Leading cryptocurrency firm Binance has become the latest exchange to list the USDC stablecoin. In a statement, the cryptocurrency exchange indicated that trading of the USDC and bitcoin (USDC/BTC) pair, as well as the Binance token and the USDC (USDC/BNB) pair, will commence on November 17. Depositing the stablecoin which is pegged on a one-to-oneThe post Binance the Latest Exchange to List Goldman Sachs-Backed USDC Stablecoin appeared first on CCN

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IOTA’s November Hiring Spree Continues With Two New Hires

blokt | 11-16-2018

November has been the most active month for hirings at the IOTA Foundation, with the total number of hires now in double digits. Recently, the Foundation hired Angelo Capossele as a senior research scientist and Dany Shaanan as a research scientist. They hired two more people for their research team earlier this week, highlighting IOTA’s focus on […]IOTA’s November Hiring Spree Continues With Two New Hires was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Japan: 8 Arrested in Connection With $68 Million Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme

blokt | 11-16-2018

The Asahi Shimbun reported on Nov. 14th that eight men in Tokyo were allegedly arrested by the police for involvement in a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that netted 7.8 billion yen ($68.42 million) from 6,000 unsuspecting people in 44 prefectures. The suspects ran a dubious U.S. investment company called “Sener.” They subsequently held seminars with foreign […]Japan: 8 Arrested in Connection With $68 Million Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Blockchain Adoption in Energy Sector to Grow by 65%, Says Research

livebitcoinnews | 11-16-2018

Market research conducted by Technavio has predicted that use of blockchain technology in the energy industry will increase between 2019 and 2023. Energy Sector Embracing Blockchain While blockchain technology was invented for facilitating peer-to-peer money transfers, it is finding its use within multiple industries including energy. Technavio, a leading market research company has forecast growing...The post Blockchain Adoption in Energy Sector to Grow by 65%, Says Research appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis – Identifying the Most Likely Reversal Area, Possible Bear Trap?

blokt | 11-16-2018

Litecoin was not spared during Wednesday’s sharp drop. Its price fell 14%, from 51 to 44$. Below we are going to offer an analysis of what might happen in the following months. A look at the weekly chart shows us that the price has been facing resistance from the 9-day SMA (Simple Moving Average) since […]Litecoin [LTC] Price Analysis – Identifying the Most Likely Reversal Area, Possible Bear Trap? was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Blockchain Factory App to Tokenize $225 Million in Real Estate Assets

cryptoglobe | 11-16-2018

Blockchain App Factory, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) focused firm that recently began working with security tokens, is reportedly managing three tokenized securities projects worth an estimated $225 million. Blockchain App’s management team said they’re helping three companies in the real estate sector to tokenize their assets - in order to raise funds for the projects. The process of tokenizing real-world assets, or security token offering (STO), allows the holders of physical good and services to earn returns on their investments - while also remaining compliant with relevant regulations such as securities laws.

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WSJ: SEC Opened Probe into Erik Voorhees, Crypto Loans Firm Over 2017 $50 Mln Token Sale

cointelegraph | 11-16-2018

Crypto loans company Salt, once associated with Erik Voorhees, is facing an SEC probe over its 2017 $50 million token sale

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Basic Attention Token Price Gains 7% After Rough Week

themerkle | 11-16-2018

There has been a lot of talk about Basic Attention Token over the past few weeks. Its rumored listing on Coinbase triggered a major price increase. That was followed swiftly by a market dump as trading on Coinbase effectively began This week, things are looking a bit better, primarily because there is a new uptrend […]The post Basic Attention Token Price Gains 7% After Rough Week appeared first on NullTX.

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Ripple Secures More Banking Partners, XRP Holds Second Spot Over Ethereum

newsbtc | 11-16-2018

San Francisco based blockchain company Ripple has secured another major banking partner in Asia this week. ASEAN’s fifth largest bank, CIMB Group, as announced that it will join RippleNet in order to utilize the firm’s cross border transfer products. Its XRP token meanwhile has held on to second spot over Ethereum. RippleNet Expands it Reach...The post Ripple Secures More Banking Partners, XRP Holds Second Spot Over Ethereum appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Binance Distributes Both Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV, Opens Trading Today

coinspeaker | 11-16-2018

CoinSpeakerBinance Distributes Both Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV, Opens Trading TodayAfter BCH hard fork has completed, Binance announced that they added both a BCHSV and BCHABC trading pair to their website, indicating it will likely honor both Bitcoin Cash forks, issuing double tokens to all BCH holders.Binance Distributes Both Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV, Opens Trading Today

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International Charity Oxfam Formally Launches Blockchain Rice Tracker in Cambodia

cointelegraph | 11-16-2018

Aiming to improve conditions for producers, Oxfam has opted to “put rice on the blockchain” in Cambodia

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Fostering Adoption of World-Changing Blockchain Projects

coinspeaker | 11-16-2018

CoinSpeakerFostering Adoption of World-Changing Blockchain ProjectsBeing the first exchange to emphasize education, knowledge sharing and community engagement,CryptoZink set to contribute greatly to fostering mass adoption of cryptocurrency and blockchain.Fostering Adoption of World-Changing Blockchain Projects

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Break Out Trade, Path Towards Jan 24 Lows

newsbtc | 11-16-2018

Latest Tron News That the Japanese are open to cryptocurrencies and similar blockchain technologies but concurrently stringent protecting investors is true. So tight are applicable laws that investors who lose their digital assets are guaranteed of a recourse. We have seen that happen with the ongoing Mt Gox Civil Rehabilitation Case. Because it is mandatory...The post Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Break Out Trade, Path Towards Jan 24 Lows appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Live: Bitcoin ABC Runs the Rally with Almost 50 Blocks Ahead

coinspeaker | 11-16-2018

CoinSpeakerBitcoin Cash Hard Fork Live: Bitcoin ABC Runs the Rally with Almost 50 Blocks AheadThe long-anticipated hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain has gone live, with reports confirming that the first mined block came from the BCHABC protocol, even though SV boasted a much larger hashrate in the days preceding the split.Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Live: Bitcoin ABC Runs the Rally with Almost 50 Blocks Ahead

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Litecoin Price Analysis: Despite Increasing Adoption, LTC/USD Likely to Test $30

newsbtc | 11-16-2018

Latest Litecoin News In proof-of-work networks, hash is everything. Because of this, Coinmine is desirous of complete decentralization in line with blockchain dicta. As such, the startup with backing from CoinBase and Arrington Ventures is taking crypto mining to homes as their flagship rig—Coinmine One is power efficient—at 120 watts, easy to use—it has its...The post Litecoin Price Analysis: Despite Increasing Adoption, LTC/USD Likely to Test $30 appeared first on NewsBTC.

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ECB Official Calls Bitcoin ‘Evil Spawn of the Financial Crisis’

coindesk | 11-16-2018

ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin.

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Guilty Plea Moves First US ICO Fraud Case to Final Stages, Sentencing Set for April

cointelegraph | 11-16-2018

Up to 37 months in prison for ICO token fraud could await Maksim Zaslavskiy upon sentencing next April

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eToro Announces Native Stablecoin at Finance Magnates London Summit

financemagnates | 11-16-2018

The new stablecoin is expected to be issued before the end of 2019.

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Bitcoin Cash Fork: Exchanges split coins, Binance trading to goes live

cryptonewsreview | 11-16-2018

Exchanges are beginning to look to get back to normal after the Bitcoin Cash hard fork which occurred yesterday. Despite continued warning from the Bitcoin SV side of the battle for the Bitcoin Cash blockchain that the war is not yet over, it would appear that several of the larger crypto exchanges are preparing to […]The post Bitcoin Cash Fork: Exchanges split coins, Binance trading to goes live appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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“Coinmine One” Allows Anyone with $800 to Mine Crypto at Home

financemagnates | 11-16-2018

The new device simply needs to be connected to a power source and wifi in order to operate.

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BitGo Banks on Stablecoins in a Bid to Win Over More Institutions

coinspeaker | 11-16-2018

CoinSpeakerBitGo Banks on Stablecoins in a Bid to Win Over More InstitutionsBitGo recently added the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) to its list of stablecoin offering citing huge demand from institutional players. BitGo Banks on Stablecoins in a Bid to Win Over More Institutions

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Blockchain Ecosystem, Cryptaur, Recognized as ‘Top E-Commerce Project’ by Top Crypto Media

ccn | 11-16-2018

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Launched to critical acclaim in 2017 after raising $60,000,000 and selling 8,500,000,000 billion CPT tokens to become one of the most successful token sales that year and theThe post Blockchain Ecosystem, Cryptaur, Recognized as ‘Top E-Commerce Project’ by Top Crypto Media appeared first on CCN

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NET Tokens Set To Be Frozen Forever: Time Is Running Out To Activate Your NIM

ccn | 11-16-2018

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentionedThe post NET Tokens Set To Be Frozen Forever: Time Is Running Out To Activate Your NIM appeared first on CCN

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Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks Ahead

bitcoin.com | 11-16-2018

All eyes were on the Bitcoin Cash network today as the blockchain split into two after the last common block was found on the chain at height 556766. So far both chains have been chugging along, but at the time of writing, the ABC side is well over 50 blocks ahead of the SV chain. […]The post Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks Ahead appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Coinbase-Backed Startup Releases Home Cryptocurrency Miner

bitcoinist | 11-16-2018

A startup backed by Coinbase and Arrington Ventures has launched a cryptocurrency miner for domestic use. The new device, however, won’t be powerful enough to mine Bitcoin (BTC). Mass-Market Appeal Coinmine — a startup ran by computer scientist Farb Nivi and industrial designer Justin Lambert — has taken the challenge to bring cryptocurrency mining to the masses. They’re set to release a new mining device called Coinmine One, which is supposedly easy to use and shouldn’tRead MoreThe post Coinbase-Backed Startup Releases Home Cryptocurrency Miner appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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OmiseGo Partners With Singapore Ride Hailing App to Trial Blockchain Solutions

cointelegraph | 11-16-2018

OmiseGo, a payment platform based on the Ethereum blockchain, will develop a Proof-of-Concept with Singaporean decentralized ride hailing app TADA

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Circuit Capital: Mainstream Bitcoin and Blockchain Adoption Is Growing

livebitcoinnews | 11-16-2018

San Francisco and Singapore-based hedge fund Circuit Capital is claiming that bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption is growing, and that the institutional presence in the digital asset arena is stronger than ever. The Price Isn’t So Hot At the time of writing, the cryptocurrency space is undergoing a massive price slump. Bitcoin, for example, is at...The post Circuit Capital: Mainstream Bitcoin and Blockchain Adoption Is Growing appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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OkCoin Exchange Launches Operation in Argentina in Conquest of Latin America

newsbtc | 11-16-2018

OkCoin, a leading digital asset platform for fiat and token trading headquartered in Beijing, has expanded its operation to Argentina and is about to do the same in other Latin America countries. Instiutional and retail customers are now able to exchange the Argentine peso for any cryptocurrency included in its offering. OkCoin Offers Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange...The post OkCoin Exchange Launches Operation in Argentina in Conquest of Latin America appeared first on NewsBTC.

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French Financial Markets Regulator Estimates ICOs Have Raised $21.9B Globally Since 2014

bitcoin.com | 11-15-2018

France’s financial markets regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has published a report examining trends relating to initial coin offerings. The AMF describes ICOs as a “marginal” method of financing, estimating that the global ICO industry has raised €19.4 billion ($21.9 billion) since 2014. Also Read: Russian Developers to Help Iran Build Its Crypto-Economy Significant […]The post French Financial Markets Regulator Estimates ICOs Have Raised $21.9B Globally Since 2014 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Cryptocurrency Exchange KuCoin Raises $20 Million in Funding Round

cryptoglobe | 11-15-2018

KuCoin, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has recently announced it raised $20 million in its series A funding round, from organizations that include IDG Capital, Matrix Partners, and Neo Global Capital.

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What We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Blockchains

coindesk | 11-15-2018

The bitcoin cash blockchain officially split today into two competing networks – but the story seems to be far from over.

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Report: ICO Funding Stumbles in Q3, Regulation a Primary Factor

newsbtc | 11-15-2018

A recent report details just how weak initial coin offering (ICO) fundraising is becoming amidst the persisting 2018 crypto bear market, with Q3 being the least successful fundraising quarter for ICOs so far this year. ICO Fundraising Drops Sharply in Q3 The report, which was conducted by independent research firm, ICORating, notes that a total...The post Report: ICO Funding Stumbles in Q3, Regulation a Primary Factor appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Blockchain Life 2018

coinspeaker | 11-15-2018

CoinSpeakerBlockchain Life 2018In Russia, St. Petersburg took place one of the largest international blockchain, cryptocurrency and mining forum - Blockchain Life 2018.Blockchain Life 2018

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Microsoft Releases Cloud-Based Azure Blockchain Development Kit

cointelegraph | 11-15-2018

Microsoft has introduced a serverless blockchain-powered development kit, focused on connecting interfaces, data integration and deploying smart contracts

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BCHABC Price Trends Higher as BCHSV Price Drops by 45%

themerkle | 11-15-2018

Most cryptocurrency traders are not too concerned about what is happening to the majority of altcoins right now. A lot of people want to make money from the BCHSV/BCHABC debacle first and foremost. So far, prices for both tokens fluctuate wildly, with Bitcoin ABC pulling ahead. This volatility will undoubtedly remain in place for some […]The post BCHABC Price Trends Higher as BCHSV Price Drops by 45% appeared first on NullTX.

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