Acorn: crowdfunding for everyone!

Acorn Collective puts the blockchain at the service of entrepreneurs and start-ups so that they can find funding. Acorn wants to make crowdfunding more accessible, more transparent and thus more attractive. Crowdfunding within everyone’s reach It is a huge and growing market in the West, but this is not the case in developing countries where this type of […]

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The AFM doubts the conformity of investments in cryptocurrencies and regulations in force

The Netherlands Financial Markets Authority (AFM) raised serious doubts about the compliance of cryptocurrency entities with licensing regulations. A reasonable doubt about compliance with existing laws The regulator sent  a letter to cryptocurrency enthusiasts by mentioning the risks associated with the market: “The AFM is seriously doubtful in part because of the dangers and risks associated with cryptocurrencies […]

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Walmart will pay its electricity bills with cryptocurrencies

Walmart, the world’s largest distributor, has been looking for a way to pay electricity bills in cryptocurrencies. He recently got the green light from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)who recognized the innovation and relevance brought by such a project. This initiative will supersede all existing methods of paying utility bills. Manage energy consumption using cryptocurrencies and […]

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Oxford professors want to launch the first Blockchain-based distance university

The Blockchain is today the center of attention. It is considered a disruptive technology that upsets, transforms, reworks an entire system to radically improve it. Recently a group of Oxford professors intends to revolutionize the existing traditional academic system with the creation of a Blockchain-based distance university. It would be a pioneering initiative according to a Cointelegraph report. Blockchain University […]

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South Korea: a Crypto Beach with the image of the Crypto Valley?

According to the latest news, South Korea will soon create a revolutionary center dedicated to Blockchain technology in Haeundae Beach, in the city of Busan. The project called “Crypto Beach” follows faithfully the footsteps of the Swiss “Crypto Valley”, recognized for its pioneering initiatives in Blockchain and crypto-currencies. Crypto Beach in Busan At the Global Blockchain Conference […]

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Boom of Bitcoin reportedly manipulated by Tether (Bitfinex), study finds

Several analysts suspect the course of Bitcoin to have been manipulated in 2017. The Tether, a cryptocurrency developed by Bitfinex , would be partly responsible for this phenomenal rise. The Tether is on the dock “The Tether would have been used to manipulate the price of Bitcoin in December 2017, when the price of Bitcoin crossed the threshold of $ 20,000. “ This […]

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India admits it banned cryptocurrencies without prior investigation

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) admitted that the ban it issued to financial institutions in India triggered a host of negative reactions within the crypto-community. It would have made a hasty decision without really understanding or deepening the regulations governing the digital currency market. Which leads him today to reconsider his position on the possible launch of […]

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Ethereum: captured by a small elite?

Or how wealth in Ether is as evenly distributed as its Blockchain is decentralized – Matthias De Aliaga (@TokenAnalyst) published on June 4 an analysis of data from the blockchain Ethereum and its transactions. In this analysis, he tries to distinguish the different types of users of the Ethereum blockchain, according to their active use or their passive accumulation […]

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Are big companies ready to adopt Blockchain technology?

Deloitte, the consulting and audit firm, reported the results of a survey on the integration of Blockchain technology within companies. It seems that companies around the world are starting to experiment with this emerging technology to create solutions that are as practical as they are profitable. According to the survey, 74% of large companies are convinced of […]

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Coinbase creates an index fund for cryptocurrencies

The exchange platform crypto-currencies Coinbase has recently announced the launch of a collective investment fund that will make it easier to invest. Up to $ 20 million in investment United States accredited investors will now be able to access all cryptocurrencies listed on the GDAX marketfrom Coinbase. The investments available on the stock exchange will range from $ 250,000 to $ 20 million. […]

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The Ripple is too expensive for Western Union

Western Union, the world leader in international remittances, has announced that the company will not integrate a cryptocurrency transfer solution to its service in the near future. Despite their soaring revolution in today’s bank flows, “these are still little used as a means of payment,” he said. No economy Addressing the New York Economic Club, the director of the […]

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Ireland aims to become a Fintech center

Leo Varadkar, the head of the Irish government, came to the Web Summit MoneyConf, the conference dedicated to technologies taking place each year in Dublin. He wants to make Ireland a major European capital of technology. The interest of Irish citizens for crypto-currencies According to a study by The Irish Times of June 11, 2018, the number of […]

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Satoshi’s Place: an amalgam between the Lightning Network, the collective work and Bitcoin

Created by an anonymous crypto-currency enthusiast, Satoshi’s Place, a virtual wall of graffiti powered by the Lightning Network (LN), demonstrates the power of micro-transactions in the form of new advertising space. Satoshi’s Place looks vaguely like an amalgam of the One Million Dollar homepage and at Reddit Place. It is a wall of collective and living works where anyone can […]

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