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Morgan Creek Digital Makes History with First-Ever Pension Fund Investment in Bitcoin Morgan Creek Digital Makes History with First-Ever Pension Fund Investment in Bitcoin
February 13, 2019 2:55 PM Morgan Creek Digital has attracted investments from two pension funds for their new venture capital fund, marking the first of its kind in the crypto industry, reported February 12, 2019. Pension funds are one of the most heavily pursued classes of investors. This is because a single pension fund usually has accounts of hundreds, if not thousands, of people and any investment they take on is exposed to this large number of people. Now, the crypto community has attracted its first ever pension fund investment. This was done by Morgan Creek Digital who secured two pension fund investments as reported Bloomberg on February 12, 2019.
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Ultimate Ethereum DApp Tutorial Ultimate Ethereum DApp Tutorial
February 13, 2019 2:39 PM Hey everybody, it?s Gregory from Dapp University! Today I'm going to show you how to build your first decentralized application, or dApp, on the Ethereum blockchain. I'll show you how to write your first Ethereum smart contract, where we'll hold an election between two candidates. We'll write tests against the smart contract, deploy it to the Ethereum blockchain, and develop a client-side application that allows accounts to cast votes. We'll also examine key concepts like "what is a blockchain?", "what is a smart contract?", and "how does a dApp work?". You can watch me build the full decentralized application in the 2-hour video above. I'll also guide you through the step-by-step instructions in this tutorial. Before we start building our dApp, let's examine some key concepts. If you are eager to start coding, feel free to skip ahead to the next part of the tutorial. ?
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Venezuelan Nonprofit @EatBCH Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation Venezuelan Nonprofit @EatBCH Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation
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Bitcoin transferred via radio waves! Bitcoin transferred via radio waves!
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Sergey Zhdanov, CEO of EXMO: We are waiting for the market consolidation Sergey Zhdanov, CEO of EXMO:  We are waiting for the market consolidation
February 12, 2019 4:53 PM There is a common opinion among the crypto enthusiasts, that among all market participants exchanges have the most protected position. They charge users a commission for Trading, Depositing/Withdrawing funds, and projects pay listing fees in order to be added on the exchange. Exchanges can do whatever they want to, for example, go start the technical maintenance when they consider it necessary or introduce some new strict rules, change commissions or terms of the operations. If it is as good as it seems, and how does the fall of the cryptocurrency market affect your business? In fact, this opinion is far from reality. Every exchange incurs large costs, like any complex mechanism, such as: renting an office or several one, paying for software, servers, giving salaries to the staff of the exchange, especially developers, who are highly valued and paid for in the crypto industry.
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A Major Philippine Bank Just Launched Crypto ATMs and it May Fuel Mass Adoption A Major Philippine Bank Just Launched Crypto ATMs and it May Fuel Mass Adoption
February 12, 2019 3:08 PM As per local outlets, Union Bank in the Philippines, a top bank in the Philippines, are the first to start using crypto ATMs. An official statement from the bank related that the goal for the ATMs is to provide local users a better, faster, more efficient, cheaper and easier way to exchange between fiat and crypto. These are two way machines, giving the users the ability to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. ?In the bank?s continued quest to cater to the evolving needs and tastes of customers, including clients who use virtual currency, the ATM will provide these clients an alternative channel to convert their pesos to virtual currency and vice versa,? UnionBank said.
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Wikileaks goes ham on CSW with "Serial fabricator" Wikileaks goes ham on CSW with
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Freenas, the operating system of choice for over 1 million servers around the world has released a Bitcoin full node plugin to their userbase Freenas, the operating system of choice for over 1 million servers around the world has released a Bitcoin full node plugin to their userbase
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Securitize and Elevated Returns to Use Tezos to Tokenize $1 Billion of Real Estate Securitize and Elevated Returns to Use Tezos to Tokenize $1 Billion of Real Estate
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These 8 Countries are Adopting Blockchain Technology by Financial Institutions & Governments These 8 Countries are Adopting Blockchain Technology by Financial Institutions & Governments
February 11, 2019 12:29 PM You?ve probably heard that blockchain technology is going to revolutionize the Banking sector and also take the power away from Central Banks. In reality, Blockchain is being adopted by the very central banks it was meant to displace - in a future where ledger technology disrupts finance as we know it. Today, we are exploring some of the beneficial implications that the technology has to offer financial institutions. The idea & hype behind central bank issuing out a national back Cryptocurrency has led to pondering as to whether governments are keen on issuing out a digital version of a national currency or implement the technology to streamlines certain processes.
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Spreadsheet of Blockchains Built from Scratch (Non Forks and Pre-Existing Patchworks) Spreadsheet of Blockchains Built from Scratch (Non Forks and Pre-Existing Patchworks)
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BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum
February 11, 2019 3:07 AM Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of concept officially running on the BCH mainnet. Also read: Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve This Kind of ?Hero? The Avalanche proof-of-concept is a consensus algorithm that adds Byzantine fault tolerant proofs to a blockchain network so nodes can differentiate between two conflicting transactions. The protocol communicates with nodes in real time in order to bring consensus in a more efficient manner. This is because Avalanche queries the network of nodes and asks them to come to pre-consensus on which of the two conflicting transactions are preferred.
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@SatoshiLite: The extension blocks concept is similar to sidechains @SatoshiLite: The extension blocks concept is similar to sidechains
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Forget Bakkt, Russia, ETFs, China and the rest Forget Bakkt, Russia, ETFs, China and the rest
February 10, 2019 10:47 PM Alexander, who Co-Founded Wall Street?s Bitcoin Centre in 2013, revealed his moment of realisation while speaking to Australian crypto trader and educator Craig Cobb on the Trader Cobb Crypto Show. ?Four years ago now, I was working with some young kids in New York City? They needed to buy some kind of chips or something from China,? said Alexander. ?I was giving them some advice and looking at some plans and stuff and I said ok, you?re going to need to send this big wire over to China to pay for these goods and neither of these kids had a bank account. ?I explained to them what they?re going to need to do and they thought it was a joke, they couldn?t believe how contrived and difficult this process was when all they had known in their short financial experience? All they had known is Bitcoin and Bitcoin works, they trust it and it works and its normal to them.?
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New Desktop Wallet for Ledger Only! Beta version now available New Desktop Wallet for Ledger Only! Beta version now available
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Some of the biggest news for Crypto this year (SEC) token sold in a functioning network ARE NOT securities Some of the biggest news for Crypto this year (SEC)  token sold in a functioning network ARE NOT securities
February 09, 2019 10:14 PM Company Filings | More Search Options Company Filings | More Search Options Remarks at Protecting the Public While Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship: First Principles for Optimal Regulation University of Missouri School of Law Thank you, Thom , for that kind introduction. I am delighted to be part of this conference, but am sorry that I cannot be there in person. I had high expectations when I picked up Thom?s book on regulation shortly after it first came out several years ago. Those expectations were exceeded by the clear and compelling way in which the book wrestles with the difficulties faced by regulators as they seek to design regulations that solve problems without creating larger problems in the process. As the book explains, ?regulation . . . always involves trade-offs. The $64,000 question is how policymakers should proceed to ensure that they strike those trade-offs in a manner that creates as much social welfare as possible.? I appreciate the book even more now that I am sitting in a regulator?s seat. Incidentally, as a regulator, I must give the standard disclaimer that the views I express today are my own and do not necessarily represent those of the Securities and Exchange Commission or my fellow Commissioners.
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SEC Commissioner: Bitcoin ETF Will "Eventually" Be Approved - Nylusion SEC Commissioner: Bitcoin ETF Will
February 09, 2019 10:01 AM SEC commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. believes that a Bitcoin exchange traded fund will eventually satisfy the commission?s standards. The Securities and Exchange Commission has so far denied and delayed all Bitcoin ETF applications they have received. Eventually, do I think someone will satisfy the standards that we?ve laid out there? I hope so, yes, and I think so In an interview, Jackson stated that a number of cryptocurrency-based applications await the agency?s decision. He would not speculate on whether they will be approved or even when. SEC chairman Jay Clayton however, doesn?t see a pathway for a Bitcoin or cryptocurrency ETF to be approved until concerns of market manipulation are addressed.
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Bitcoin Cash is cheaper than Litecoin Bitcoin Cash is cheaper than Litecoin
February 08, 2019 9:52 PM Push the button and you will receive a notification when this transaction gets into a block. Please don?t leave this page (but you can minimize this window, use other tabs in your browser, etc.). Your browser may ask for permission to send notifications if you use this feature for the first time.
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AERGO in a Nutshell and Reviewing the Next Generation Enterprise focused Blockchain Solution AERGO in a Nutshell and Reviewing the Next Generation Enterprise focused Blockchain Solution
February 08, 2019 7:25 PM AERGO is an open blockchain platform and IT resource ecosystem that aims to support businesses and organizations to develop enterprise-grade applications on the blockchain without the challenges hindering the full adoption of blockchain technology by businesses. With AERGO, firms and organizations can utilize the distributed resource sharing nature of blockchain technology to conceptualize, design, build, and deploy business applications onto a private or public blockchain in the cloud. AERGO will provide a complete blockchain development platform featuring IT and software programming tools such as SQL and data security infrastructure. By enabling businesses to transfer data in a trustless manner, develop and deploy in-house business software on the blockchain, and share computing resources efficiently, AERGOaims to power the mass adoption of blockchain technology by businesses.
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Introducing three new developer bounty programs! Get paid for your thought out ideas, documentation, and applications! To capstone these long term campaigns, you can win a share of the 40M VET pool in the VeChain Application Developer Challenge! Introducing three new developer bounty programs! Get paid for your thought out ideas, documentation, and applications! To capstone these long term campaigns, you can win a share of the 40M VET pool in the VeChain Application Developer Challenge!
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