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Bitcoin Nonprofit BitGive Announces New Project and Research …

BitGive — the globe’s first bitcoin-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit — has joined hands with the University of Edinburgh to research and examine the effects of digital currencies on both national and international charities. Both organizations are seeking to develop a stronger, more organized system for allowing charities to accept virtual currency donations. BitGive previously made headlines in October 2017 when it ...

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Currencies Direct Successfully Completes xRapid Transaction – The Merkle

The future is looking rather bright for Ripple and XRP. Dozens of financial institutions have taken a keen interest in this project and all of its technology. One firm, Currencies Direct, recently completed an international transaction over the xRapid platform. This is another validation of the XRP asset in the financial sector. xRapid Continues to Gain Recognition It is evident ...

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Litecoin News | Pay With Litecoin (LTC)

Looking for something else to pay with Litecoin (LTC)? Well, now you can add porn to the list. VRPorn Accepts Litecoin VRPorn, a site which proclaims to offer virtual reality porn (now, how would that work?), is reported to be accepting Litecoin (LTC) as a form of payment now. Litecoin is accepted on the adult entertainment website through GoCoin, a cryptocurrency ...

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Crypto STEM Initiative Uses Blockchain To Improve Donations To STEM Organizations

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Cryptocurrency tokens utilizing blockchain ledgers bring new tools to improve the transparency and reach of funding of noteworthy enterprises in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) worldwide. STEMchain’s newly launched Crypto STEM Initiative (CSI) ...

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Bittrex to Launch Fiat Trading Options After New Bank Partnership

Seattle-based crypto exchange Bittrex has managed to secure a banking agreement that will allow some customers to trade digital assets directly for U.S. dollars. The company has struck a deal with the New York-based Signature Bank amongst others. Bittrex Hope to Attract More Users with Crypto to Fiat Trading Pairs According to a report in Bloomberg, the exchange venue which ...

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Tenth Largest Crypto TRON to Leave Ethereum, Launches Beta Version of Own Blockchain

Altcoin TRON (TRX) launched a beta version of its independent public blockchain at 12 am UTC, today May 31, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. Tron is currently the tenth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. The move to Tron’s MainNet – also dubbed Odyssey 2.0 – is part of a transition away from the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, which ...

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Currency Up to $7,500 – The Merkle

Bitcoin is now trading for roughly $200 more than where it stood yesterday, reaching the $7,500 mark in less than 24 hours. Prior, bitcoin had been trading for this amount during the late evening of Tuesday, May 29, only to fall to $7,400 and then $7,300 the following day. While it’s not worth breaking out the champagne just yet, investors ...

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‘World’s Largest Ethereum Wallet’ ImToken Raises $10 Million Series A

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Chinese ethereum wallet startup imToken has raised a $10 million Series A from IDG Capital as it seeks to expand its product offering and finance international expansion into Asia, Africa, and the United States. The Hangzhou-based company, which was founded in 2016, claims to be the world’s ...

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Ethereum Price Watch | ETH/USD Breaks Past $550, Moving Higher

Key Highlights: Ethereum price broke past the $550 level earlier this morning, now trading at around $575. A major resistance level was established at $580 following this morning’s bullish run. ETH/USD is now moving higher to test the resistance once again. ETH/USD Moves Higher, Tests Major Resistance On Thursday morning, Ethereum price moved past the $550 level, trading between $565 ...

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Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report Shows Interest in Crypto ‘Exploding’

Former Wall Street analyst Mary Meeker’s well-known annual Internet Trends report for 2018, published May 30, shows interest in cryptocurrency “exploding” since January of last year. The report also highlights that a course on Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency technologies made it into the top 10 most popular university classes in 2017. According to the report, “Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Technologies” was ...

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