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Adam James · May 26, 2018 · 3:00 pm <!– Excerpt Stablecoins — particularly those backed by fiat currencies like the US dollar — are a hot topic in today’s cryptocurrency industry. Bitcoinist recently caught up with Rafael Cosman, CTO and Co-Founder of TrustToken, to talk about the company’s new USD-pegged stablecoin, it’s relationship to other stablecoins like …

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Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 26, 2018 · 1:00 pm <!– Excerpt Despite the steady decline in Bitcoin prices, the network hashrate continues to increase astronomically. Why are miners contributing more computing power to mine a cryptocurrency that has struggled over the past five months? Market analyst, Naeem Aslam believes the trend implies an upcoming price …

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Nigel Gambanga · May 26, 2018 · 11:00 am <!– Excerpt The High Court of Zimbabwe has lifted a ban on cryptocurrencies in the Southern African country. This follows a lawsuit that was filed by a local cryptocurrency exchange which argued that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe did not have any authority to declare cryptocurrencies …

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Nikita Blows · May 26, 2018 · 9:00 am <!– Excerpt The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has announced that disruptive cryptocurrencies cannot be seen as actual currency as they do not conform to the traditional definition of money. Even though digital currencies were first introduced to the world nearly a decade ago, interest and …

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Jeff Francis · May 26, 2018 · 3:00 am <!– Excerpt A young 13-old-year boy who had been kidnapped last Sunday in South Africa has been found safe and sound. His kidnappers had demanded a Bitcoin ransom of roughly $120,000. There is likely no greater fear for a parent than to have their child abducted …

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Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 26, 2018 · 3:00 am <!– Excerpt Murphy’s Law states that “whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.” For Bitcoin Gold (BTG), this epigram appears to be spot on as the network recently fell victim to the dreaded 51 percent attack. Forensic Analysis of the BTG hack On May 18, Edward …

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CryptoKitties just helped raise $15,000 for a children’s hospital. Bella’s Kitty Den, a marketplace for CryptoKitties, launched a charitable initiative – Kitties for a Cause – in April 2018 to raise funds for the Seattle Children’s Hospital, according to a medium post. The effort raised 21.6 ether tokens, or more than $15,000 at the time, …

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Bitcoinist.net · May 26, 2018 · 1:00 am <!– Excerpt National health services play a vital role in enhancing, extending and saving lives. In many areas including cancer, asthma, and diabetes, they’ve dramatically improved the health of the patients under their care. Unfortunately, significant challenges remain. One of these challenges is making sure patients take …

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The Shenzhen Municipal Office of the State Administration of Taxation has partnered with technology firm Tencent, according to an official announcementMay 25. The partnership aims to establish an “Intelligent Tax” Innovation Laboratory focused on tax management modernization and fighting tax fraud with blockchain technology. On May 24th, the Chinese regulator and Tencent signed an agreement on establishing an “Intelligent …

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A Czech gas and energy company Pražská plynárenská is planning to crowdfund energy projects in and around Prague with cryptocurrency, local news outlet Hospodářské noviny reported May 25. The gas company is looking to establish a new investment platform in the field of green and gas projects in the country, allowing interested parties to contribute both in Czech koruna …

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