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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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EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum Creates Blockchain Map, Highlights Growth of Cryptocurrencies

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, which is an initiative by the European Commission, has developed an interactive map for all cryptocurrency and blockchain startups and events. Each map entry has a pin marking its location and when clicked upon, a side display lists more information on the startup or event such as when it was founded, funding, vision, and ...

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War of Crypto Creates History by Offering Pre-Sale Items Backed by Cryptocurrency

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Brazilian Entrepreneur Creates Bitcoin-Powered Coffee Machine

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Ricardo Reis, a Brazilian entrepreneur, has recently created a bitcoin-powered coffee machine, in an attempt to show the flagship cryptocurrency has various potential use cases as actual “programmable money.” A video of the coffee machine in action was initially shared with a BTC-focused group on Facebook, and made the ...

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Lithuania Creates Favorable Cryptocurrency Guidelines

Lithuania, the European state, has recently unveiled comprehensive guidelines, “ICO Guidelines”, that outlines regulations for both cryptocurrencies and ICOs within the country. The report covers four topics; regulation, taxation, accounting, and Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT). The Lithuanian Minister of Finance, Vilius Šapoka did explain that the report is not exhaustive and whenever a discrepancy exists between the ...

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Third Largest Crypto Exchange Huobi Creates New Platform in US

Huobi, the world’s third largest crypto exchange by trade volume, has created a new digital currency trading marketplace in the US, Financial Magnates reports Friday, June 8th. The platform comes via a newly created San Francisco-based company called HBUS, which, as stressed in a Medium post earlier this week: “…is not an “arm,” “subsidiary,” “division,” or any type of “affiliate” ...

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IBM Patents System That Creates Audited Blockchain ‘Checkpoints’

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. IBM has won two patents for a system that verifies the integrity of a blockchain, certifying that it has passed certain audit requirements at particular periods in time. Both patents were approved on May 31 and are related in that they describe certified, audit-able “checkpoints.” The main goal ...

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Company Creates Decentralized VR World Where Public Can Meet Celebrities

An established company that is listed on the stock exchange in Frankfurt is creating a decentralized, social virtual reality world which gives users the chance to rub shoulders with some of the world’s biggest celebrities. Staramba has already created what it claims is the world’s largest database of 3D avatars, which features 7,000 stars. They specialize in creating lifelike avatars ...

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SEC Creates Fake ICO Website to Scare Investors – The Merkle

The SEC has taken an extra creative step to ensure investors are aware of the dangers of initial coin offerings (ICOs). To make their point, the SEC has launched their own pretend ICO site to demonstrate what investors should look for when considering an investment. The pretend ICO site is called Howey Coin, which emulates what an actual initial coin ...

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