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Will Bitcoin Vindicate Nobel Laureate Economist Friedrich Hayek?

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The creation of money has been effectively in private hands since, well, forever. Looking at the modern times – after the creation of the US federal reserve system in 1913 – one of the greatest misconceptions instilled in the masses is the belief that public institutions, such ...

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Dash Core Embarks on Aggressive 2018 Hiring Expansion

Dash Core has continued its relentless staffing expansion, preparing for aggressive growth this year. The largest entity under the greater Dash decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), Dash Core takes charge of Dash’s development, it’s high-level business partnerships, and payments-focused marketing and messaging. Core recently announced the addition of several new positions it seeks to fill: Dash is Hiring! Work from home ...

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29% of Germans Interested in Investing in Cryptos, Study Finds – The Merkle

The recent downward spiral of cryptocurrency prices has done little to bring down the excitement around the industry in Germany, with 29% of the population viewing investing in cryptos as an interesting investment opportunity. A report by Deutsche Postbank has revealed that interest in crypto investing is especially high among younger citizens, with one in two Germans between 18 and 34 expressing ...

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‘No Plan’ for a Central Bank Digital Currency Now, Says Hong Kong Official

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A senior government official from Hong Kong has ruled out plans for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) presently, claiming the country already has an efficient payments infrastructure. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the autonomous region’s defacto central bank, isn’t about to issue a digital currency ...

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Blockchain Fitness App Partners With Dallas Mavericks As Launch Nears

A blockchain-based ecosystem that motivates people to exercise and lead healthy lifestyles has unveiled new partnerships with a major sports star and professional basketball team as it edges closer to launch. Lympo’s app incentivizes everyday users to meet fitness goals – such as burning calories or paying frequent visits to the gym – and they are rewarded with a specially ...

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Inventor Of Beats Headphones Applies To SEC For $300 Mln ICO

Embattled headphone manufacturer Monster Products Inc. has applied to U.S. regulators to launch a giant $300 mln Initial Coin Offering (ICO), a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing signed May 25 confirms. Monster, which began trading in 1978 but in recent years became infamous for signing away the rights to its Beats headphones, now plans to issue 500 mln Monster ...

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Most Cryptocurrency Cost Less Than $1 Million a Day to 51% Attack: Cornell Professor

Earlier today, on May 31, prestigious US university Cornell professor Emin Gün Sirer ‏noted that the vast majority of proof-of-work (PoW)-based cryptocurrency require less than $1 million per day to successfully carry out a 51 percent attack. Computing Power is Security “The cost to 51% attack various coins. Most of these coins cost a pittance to attack. If your savings ...

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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Primed for Gains

Key Points Bitcoin price corrected lower recently and found support near the $7,250 level against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $7,400 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair looks set for more gains in the near term if it succeeds in breaking the $7,640 ...

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Bitcoin For America: Cryptocurrencies In Campaign Finance

Last week, Secretary of State of Colorado Wayne Williams proposed a new set of rules for financing political campaigns, which now includes a section on cryptocurrencies. The original edition of the draft introduces the same caps for crypto donations as for fiat ones, while limiting anonymous contributions to $20. The move renders the overall picture of individual states’ handling political ...

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