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On Debut Day, Augur Becomes Biggest Dapp on Ethereum

The Forecast Foundation couldn’t have chosen a better launch date for Augur on Ethereum than the final stages of one of the most exciting world cups in memory, and their numbers reflect users enthusiasm for the new decentralized application as it claimed the top spot in its category on DappRadar just one day after it was released. Augur #1 Ethereum ...

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Crypto Markets Slightly Down, EOS Sees Some of Biggest Losses

Wednesday, July 11: crypto markets are experiencing a slight decline with the total market cap down just $2 billion from the same time yesterday. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is fluctuating between $6,300 and $6,400 price points today. At press time, the cryptocurrency is trading at around $6,330, down 0.8 percent over the 24 hour period. Bitcoin price chart. ...

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Tezos Takes The Biggest Drop Among The Billion-Dollar Coins

Since raising $232 million in a record breaking ICO a year ago, Tezos has seen its fortunes take a battering after a series of unfortunate events including embarrassing legal battles, regulatory issues, disgruntled community members and boardroom disunity. Against this backdrop, the coin, which was once heralded as a potential challenger to bitcoin with a peak token price of $10.51 ...

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How Bitcoin Giant Bitmain Became the Biggest Crypto Company Ever

Bitmain, the biggest bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer, has closed its Series B funding round to secure a valuation of over $12 billion, officially becoming the largest conglomerate in the history of bitcoin and crypto. A Conglomerate Coinbase, Binance, and Ripple Labs are some of the multi-billion dollar corporations in the global cryptocurrency industry that have significant influence over their respective ...

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CEO of Russia’s Biggest Bank

Bitcoin proponent and blockchain advocate Herman Gref, the head of Russia’s biggest bank, doesn’t see cryptocurrency replacing fiat money in today’s centralized financial system. Sberbank CEO Herman Gref was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Astana Finance Days, a Eurasian financial conference in Kazakhstan, when he was asked for his take on the advent of cryptocurrencies and their ...

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Why Kakao, Korea’s Biggest Internet Firm, Was Forced to Pivot From ICO to DApp

Line and Kakao, two of the largest messaging applications in Asia alongside WeChat, with more than 90 percent of the market share in Japan and South Korea respectively, are battling for dominance in the blockchain sector with unique partnerships and decentralized applications. Last week, Line, a Japanese messaging app that has more than 200 million active monthly users, disclosed its ...

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How Bitcoin Became the Biggest ICO

During a recent crypto discussion at the Porcupine Freedom Festival in New Hampshire, a friend of mine, Chris Pacia of OpenBazaar, described post-split Bitcoin as an ICO. While originally a relatively throwaway comment on the Lightning network and its upcoming status, I couldn’t stop thinking about the greater implications of this statement, and how it demonstrates how the crypto markets ...

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How Line, Japan’s Biggest Messaging App, is Going All Out on Crypto

Line, the most widely utilized messaging application in Japan with over 200 million active monthly users, is attempting to establish dominance over the blockchain and crypto sector with various ventures including a cryptocurrency exchange and a decentralized application (dapp) platform. Crypto Exchange On June 28, NewsBTC reported that Line has finalized its plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange by July ...

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One of the Biggest VC Firms Says Cryptocurrency Can be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Union Square Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm that oversees a billion dollars in capital, has revealed that it is investing in cryptocurrency and major digital assets like bitcoin as long-term investments. Winning Blockchain Will be Worth Many Trillions Founded and operated by Fred Wilson, a prominent venture capital investor known for his early investments in multi-billion dollar companies ...

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