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Robinhood CEO Believes Cryptocurrencies Are Here To Stay

Robinhood is by no means an ‘elder’ in the cryptocurrency industry, only opening up its cryptocurrency division in early January. Despite this, Robinhood’s co-CEO, Baiju Bhatt, believes that the cryptocurrency market has a strong future ahead of itself. “Bitcoin Just Keeps on Coming Back” During an interview with Yahoo Finance, Bhatt expressed his positive sentiments regarding the cryptocurrency market as ...

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16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japanese prosecutors from 10 prefectures have arrested 16 individuals suspected of involvement in an ongoing criminal case of cryptojacking, local news outlet The Asahi Shimbun reports June 15. Cryptojacking is the practice of using unsuspecting users’ processing power in order to mine cryptocurrency for the attacker. According to the report by Asahi Shimbun, the arrested individuals are suspected of installing ...

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Grayscale Investments Announces ZenCash Investment Trust

Cryptocurrencies have been playing an increasingly important role in the financial sector. Grayscale Investments is leading the charge in this regard. The crypto investment fund has launched several ventures over the years, and is now adding ZenCash to its portfolio. ZenCash is a Rather Interesting Addition While it is commendable to see entities such as Grayscale Investments introduce cryptocurrency investment to ...

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Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize Healthcare

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Healthcare in developing parts of the world has remained below standard over a long period of time. The reasons for this can be related to system weaknesses in terms of leadership, governance, workforce, technology, finance among others. Traditional implementations in attempt to achieve lasting solutions to these problems have ...

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What Is the ORCA Alliance?

A lot of innovative concepts exist in the world of cryptocurrency. Not all of them will succeed in the long run, yet interesting developments tend to take place quite regularly. The ORCA Alliance, for example, seems to offer conversion from cryptocurrency to fiat currency with no fees or delays. The ORCA Alliance in a Nutshell On paper, the ORCA Alliance ...

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Aussie Crypto Exchange BlockBid Partners with LexisNexis

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Melbourne-based crypto trading platform Blockbid has become the first cryptocurrency exchange in the world to introduce a new generation of risk management and identity verification technology developed in partnership with LexisNexis Risk Solutions and ThreatMetrix. The partnership combines the 1.4 billion-strong identity database owned by ThreatMetrix with the LexisNexis ...

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Vitalik Buterin vs. Nick Szabo – Crypto Currency News

After two days of action-packed drama, the Crypto 2018 World Cup has officially concluded day 3. Lots went on today, but everyone seems to be talking about Vitalik Buterin (Argentina) and Iceland (Nick Szabo.) If you missed it, don’t forget to meet the players for all the upcoming matches for the Crypto World Cup! Crypto World Cup Day 3  Match ...

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Bittrex Says Its USD Trading Functionality Will Roll out in Stages

Bittrex has made it clear that the company will be entering the fiat currency trading industry fairly soon. In the first phase, the company will add USD trading, although it will seemingly be limited in terms of its availability. Given the US’s fractured cryptocurrency regulation, such an approach makes a lot of sense. Bittrex’s Plan of Action When Bittrex announced that they ...

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Remains at $6,500

At press time, bitcoin has undergone no change since falling to $6,500 yesterday. It’s been a week of ups and downs for sure, and despite the low price, it’s a little refreshing to see bitcoin stay put for the time being. One source mentions bitcoin is at its lowest point since last February, and that new resistance sits at the ...

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CryptoZombies Launches Kickstarter for Blockchain Trading Card Game

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. The team behind CryptoZombies — a website dedicated to teaching people how to code Ethereum DApps, — is launching the world’s first collectible card game on a blockchain. To raise funds for the game’s development, the team decide to go with Kickstarter instead of an ICO. Surprising? Maybe not. ...

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