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Expert Says Cryptocurrencies Will Be a $20T Market

Galaxy Digital, a $250 million investment firm headed by Mike Novogratz that is focused on cryptocurrencies, is very bullish on crypto these days. As a matter of fact, Novogratz recently claimed that the market is headed for the $20 trillion mark, and that is some very good news for investors. Novogratz is a Wall Street guy who is himself a ...

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Continues to Stay Put

Bitcoin is not going anywhere anytime soon. After 72 hours, the currency is staying put at $6,500, and support remains strong at the present level. One source explains that the currency is “flirting” with a long-term support line, and that more exposed weaknesses could lead to a disastrous bear market that would take a very long time to end. Overall, ...

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Four Countries Where AI and DLT Exist Hand-in-Hand

Have you ever heard about smart cities where traffic, public services and document circulation are fully automated? The smart city concept integrates big data and the internet of things (IoT) to optimize the efficiency of urban processes and services and connect to residents. One example of this innovation could be light sensors that save electricity and road surveillance costs. The ...

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Bronx Biker Gang Members Charged in $2 Million Ether Kidnapping

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Last year in November, 35 year old Louis Meza kidnapped his friend with the help of three gang members to steal the victim’s crypto holdings. In December 2017, Meza was charged with kidnapping and robbing the victim by Manhattan prosecutors. At that time, video footage of the incident was used ...

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Cameron Winklevoss vs. David Schwartz – Crypto Currency News

Welcome to Day 4 of the Crypto World Cup! Cameron Winklevoss faced off against David Schwartz in today’s collection of matches! Other players include: Dan Larimer (Costa Rica) vs. Jamie Dimon (Serbia) Roger Ver (Germany) vs. David Armstrong (Mexico) Here are some of the highlights from today’s games! If you haven’t, don’t forget to meet the players of the Crypto World ...

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Equihash Cryptocurrencies Face Future Attacks by ASIC Miners: Study

A lot of research has been conducted regarding the future of cryptocurrency mining. Not all of these findings are overly positive. In the case of currencies using the Equihash algorithm, it seems a large amount of the combined hashrate is provided by ASIC hardware. It’s a worrisome development which could introduce a lot more 51% attacks in the future. The ...

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Casper and Sharding Will Most Likely be Released Simultaneously – Crypto Currency News

Ethereum (ETH) – The developer of Ethereum’s EIP-1011, Danny Ryan, just announced some updates to Ethereum’s scaling solution. Casper and sharding are coming together ❤️ https://t.co/LMrd7qOIqR — dannyryan (@dannyryan) June 15, 2018 According to Ryan, the recent research has confirmed that the long-awaited Casper upgrade can be activated in one of the shards. Originally, it was expected to be created by ...

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Kosovo Is Quickly Turning Into a Major Cryptocurrency Mining Hub

Various European nations are showing increasing interest in cryptocurrency. This is especially apparent where altcoin mining is concerned. It is a pretty interesting trend, especially when considering that Kosovo is getting involved. It’s a positive turn of events for this plagued European country, although it remains to be seen how things will evolve. Kosovo and Bitcoin Mining Similar to some ...

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Walmart Patents Blockchain System for Accessing Medical Records

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Big-box retailer Walmart has been awarded a patent for a system that is designed to store a patient’s vital medical records in a blockchain database. The information can then be retrieved at the scene of an emergency when a patient is unresponsive and can’t communicate with first responders. To ...

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Notorious Darknet Vendor OxyMonster Pleads Guilty to Avoid Lifetime Sentence

It has been quite some time since the last development took place in the ongoing Dream darknet marketplace investigation. It now seems former user OxyMonster has pleaded guilty to various charges. It is expected that he will face a lengthy jail sentence for his involvement in this notorious darknet marketplace. OxyMonster Prepares to Pay the Piper Everyone who has kept tabs ...

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