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John McAfee vs. Zhao Changpeng – Crypto Currency News

Crypto World Cup Day 7 was full of insanely tight matches, but who came out on top? Let’s see! Today’s big matchups include: John McAfee vs. Zhao Changpeng Brad Garlinghouse vs. David Sonstebo Tim Draper vs. Tyler Winklevoss In matchday one, Brad Garlinghouse defeated Eric Voorhees and Tim Draper defeated Zhao Changpeng both 1-0. Tyler Winklevoss and John McAfee put ...

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Norway Develops Electric Planes, Plans to Make All Domestic Flights Electric by 2040

On June 19, Norwegian authorities, engineers, and scientists led by Transport Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen and Avinor CEO Dag Falk-Petersen successfully tested a one-man plane run 100 percent by electricity. Commercial Electric Aircraft in Seven Years Avinor is a state-financed organization that oversees the operations of most of Norway’s airports, including Oslo Airport, its main international airport. Earlier this week, in ...

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Bithumb – Details Still Sketchy After $30 Mln Hack

South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is scrambling to protect users funds after a large scale hack. Initial reports from the Yonhap new agency indicate that over $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen during a cyber attack on June 19. Cointelegraph Japan was informed that the hot wallet was hacked during the night and cryptocurrency stolen included Ripple. Once ...

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Goldman Sachs Plots Major Crypto Play

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs is getting more serious about launching a full-scale cryptocurrency trading operation. Speaking with Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs COO David Solomon said that the firm is holding internal discussions about offering more cryptocurrency trading services in response to client demand. “We are clearing some futures around Bitcoin, talking about doing some other activities there, but it’s going ...

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Amsterdam Airport Unexpectedly Reveals Cryptocurrency ATM

Passengers visiting Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport will now be able to trade their Euros for cryptocurrencies, through a newly launched cryptocurrency ATM. Schiphol Unexpectedly Announces Cryptocurrency ATM On June the 20th, Schiphol Airport announced the installation of its first cryptocurrency ATM. According to the blog post released by the airport, this is going to be the first cryptocurrency ATM installed in ...

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Rapper Akon Creates ‘Akoin’ Cryptocurrency for Use in Senegal’s ‘Akon Crypto City’

Rapper and singer Akon of twelve Billboard Top Ten Hits, including the famous “Smack That,” has announced the creation of his own cryptocurrency for use in his new African “Akon Crypto City,” Page Six reported yesterday, June 19. During a panel at Cannes Lion, Senegal-descended Akon said that his cryptocurrency, the Akoin, will be available in two weeks for use ...

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency is Unmoving at $6,700

At press time, the father of cryptocurrencies has not moved and remains at $6,700, which is where it has been for several days, now. This is both good and bad in a sense. On one hand, bitcoin refusing to grow in price or get any larger is never a good thing; the market comes to a standstill, and investors lose ...

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Brazil’s Central Bank Unveils Blockchain Data Exchange for Regulators

Brazil’s central bank has unveiled details of a newly-developed blockchain platform that will be used to facilitate information exchange between the country’s financial regulators. Dubbed ‘Pier’, the blockchain was developed by the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB)’s own IT department and will be used to share data securely between the central bank and other domestic regulators, the BSB said in ...

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