Facebook Talks to US, UK Governments and Visa and Mastercard about Globalcoin

Facebook is talking with U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) about Facebook’s planned Globalcoin. It will be a crypto stablecoin initiative. The Financial Times reports the CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo said the agency held very early stages of conversations with Facebook. The goal was to better understand if the firm’s crypto stablecoin could potentially …

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CryptoChicks Hack-A-Thon Brings Family and Blockchain Community Together With Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, and CasperLabs

TORONTO, Canada, May 31st, 2019 — In honor of International Children’s Day, the cryptocurrency community is joining forces May 31 – June 2, as CryptoChicks and CasperLabs put on the CryptoChicks Hack-A-Thon + Blockchain A.I. Conference, a three-day event taking place at RBC WaterPark Place in Toronto, Canada. CryptoChicks, one of the largest women in …

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ELEV8 Conference in LA on 3-4 April Explores Future of Blockchain Technology

On April 3 and 4, blockchain and cryptocurrency professionals will converge in LA for the premier ELEV8 conference. It will take place at Hudson Loft, 1200 S Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA. The event will explore the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, digital assets, and how nascent technologies create a more interconnected economic global ecosystem, and also eliminate …

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Cryptocurrency Miners Tech and Which Mining Machines are Profitable?

Bitmain will launch its next-generation 7nm ASIC chip, BM1397, which achieves will improve performance, chip area and energy efficiency for mining cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), that use the SHA256 algorithm for their Proof of Work (PoW). It needs less lower power and can offer an energy consumption to computing ratio …

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Democratic exchange CoinCasso Succeeds in ICO Token Sale Despite Bear Market

CoinCasso, a hybrid cryptocurrency exchange, announces today its public launch with a successful crowdsale raise of USD 2.5 million by selling 6 million CCX tokens in total. CoinCasso is a community-driven, democratic solution created for members and by members. By a democratic vote, the users choose the currency they want CoinCasso to trade. Statistics show …

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TRON and MixMarvel Launch HyperSnakes the Blockchain Version of Slither.io

The TRON Arcade fund and MixMarvel are launching HyperSnakes which is the blockchain version of Slither.io. It will allow players to compete and earn TRX without a wallet, circumventing common cryptocurrency adoption barriers. TRON and MixMarvel bring high production values and deep gameplay to gamers and blockchain enthusiasts alike. Blockchain gaming will transform the misaligned …

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Finance Blockchain Market Could Still Be Big But Scams Must Be Isolated

The value of finance blockchain market reached $1.9 billion in 2017 but IHS Markit forecasts growth of 230 times over 13 years to reach $462 billion in 2030. The financial industry is using blockchain for cross-border payments, share trading and syndicated lending. It is believed that the global financial market will expand the role of …

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Tech Report Says to Get an Alibaba or EBay Business Before Your Old Jobs Are Destroyed

An Alibaba backed open research think tank (the Luohan Academy) has published a 22-page report which says that AI, mobile internet, e-commerce are not destroying more jobs than they create. Nextbigfuture summarizes the report as there are lots of jobs and businesses being created by the Alibaba, Ebay, Googles and Ubers of the world. People …

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NYC Adopts Smart City Tech with MXProtocol IoT Standard

Berlin-based Blockchain non-profit MXC, announced the launch of their “Smart City IoT Standard”, the MXProtocol, in New York City in cooperation with MatchX GmbH and Citiesense. The 2019 NYC Smart City Program will see hundreds of Smart Sensors and LPWAN Gateways deployed across the business districts in NYC. These high tech sensors will manage local …

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How Crypto Tech Bridges the Generation Gap

Just as the older generation has had to get its head around the hi-tech world of cryptocurrencies and how they work, so the tech itself is introducing younger folk, like millennials and the newly-emerging Gen Z to online activities they may never have considered otherwise.   One key area that cryptos bring to the younger …

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