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Weekly Blockchain Industry Report(9th Issue) 2018.6.9-6.15 OK Blockchain Capital Cookie Deng

Transalated by Billy Lau   Market Overview   The past week’s daily average global market capitalization of cryptocurrency is $304.4 billion and the daily average transaction volume is $15.48 billion, indicating a decline of 10.99% and 4.51% respectively. The daily average market capitalization of the top five cryptocurrencies has decreased by 10.36% from the previous week. EOS has experienced the ...

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Vietnam Internet Crackdown Damages Plans to Become Blockchain Hub

Vietnam legislators approved a cybersecurity bill on June 12 putting tighter rules on tech companies from the start of 2019. Vietnam has been recognised as a potential hub for blockchain activity but doubts still remain over regulatory uncertainty. New Cybersecurity Bill Approved The new bill requires tech companies to hold important personal data locally which means they will need to ...

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‘Poketoshi’ Game Brings Nintendo’s Pokemon Onto Bitcoin Lightning Network

Portuguese software engineer João Almeida has created ‘Poketoshi,’ a platform that allows users to play Nintendo’s popular Pokémon game on the Lightning Network (LN), The Next Web reports today, June 19. pic.twitter.com/8KzX6LYX04 — João Almeida (@joaodealmeida94) June 19, 2018 Lightning Network is a second-layer solution to Bitcoin’s scalability limitations, opening payment channels between users that keep the majority of transactions ...

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Bitcoin App Square Market Cap Hits All-Time High after Earning Bitlicense

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. The market valuation of Square, the multi-billion dollar payments company of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, surged three percent overnight after the company obtained the BitLicense from the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to operate as a cryptocurrency platform. BitLicense is Difficult to Obtain New York is considered ...

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Buglab: Revolutionizing Cybersecurity | NullTX

Cybersecurity is a massive industry, with revenue exceeding US$138 billion globally in 2017, and is expected to achieve $232 billion by 2022. Despite this gargantuan size and projected double digit yearly growth, organization of the industry remains largely inefficient and lagging behind the acceleration of malicious counterparts addressed by cybersecurity. Enter Buglab, an upcoming ICO seeking to revolutionize the industry ...

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Cardstack Set to Redefine the Internet’s User Experience Layer

Blockchain venture Cardstack just recently concluded a successful token sale reaching its cap of $35 million. The funding puts Cardstack in a strong position to pursue its goal of redefining the internet’s experience layer through blockchain and decentralization. Cardstack seeks to challenge the dominance and control of tech’s major players over users’ internet activities. The centralized approach these companies apply ...

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Universities and Business Schools Double Down on Blockchain Educational Efforts

Educational institutions worldwide are beginning to focus their attention on blockchain and cryptocurrency. Several universities have begun offering courses on both topics. It now seems some business schools are looking for ways to get in on the action, which is pretty interesting.   Educating the Masses on Bitcoin and Blockchain Even though there has been a global increase in attention ...

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Asian Blockchain Investment Picks Up As Cryptocurrency Funds Suffer

The Financial Times has reported that profits for cryptocurrency hedge funds have taken a sharp decline, in direct correlation with the negative price action seen with the overall cryptocurrency market. Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Down 35% In 2018 Hedge Fund Research, a reputable hedge fund analysis firm, has found that cryptocurrency hedge fund performance is down 35 percent in the first ...

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