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Is Proof-of-Work a Major Problem for Bitcoin’s Future?

Bitcoin is a very energy-inefficient project as of right now. The proof-of-work aspect has been discussed many times over. It seems community members are now advocating to change this algorithm altogether. With mining centralization becoming a real problem, such a change is not necessarily a bad thing. The Proof-of-Work Situation Generating new Bitcoins requires dedicated hardware. This hardware is expensive ...

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Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum (ETH)

After an incredibly harsh week on the crypto market, Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum (ETH) lead the crypto recovery for the top ten cryptos. Out of the top 100 cryptocurrencies, only 10 are currently down – quite the turnaround from the rest of the week. This was a week full of ranking swaps, coin rebrands, and Bitcoin plunges. One ...

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Sharpay Share Buttons Successfully Raised 2400 ETH in Presale and Announcing Token Sale

“In Sharing We Trust” — Anton Solodikov, CEO of Sharpay.io Sharpay is a new share and multi-share button for websites with blockchain-based rewards of content promotion for users. Multisharing is an opportunity to share content on several social networks with one click. Users receive rewards for sharing or visits of other users via the shared links. This means conversion growth ...

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Vitalik Buterin is MIRI’s Third-Biggest Donor of all Time

Artificial intelligence is both a blessing and a curse rolled into one. Some people are convinced AI will improve our society, whereas others remain fearful. Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin donated $763,000 to the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. With this money, the organization can further study potential hazards or artificial intelligence, among other things. MIRI is Popular Among Cryptocurrency Users Cryptocurrency ...

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California Largest State to Recognize Blockchain Records

California millennial Assemblyperson recently pushed a bill to recognize digital signatures and contracts recorded on the blockchain, making California one of several US States using or considering implementing the technology. Millennial Assemblyperson Pushes Bill Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Cal), who was elected to the state assembly at the age of 27 as the first ‘millennial’ assembly person, launched California assembly bill 2568 which would ...

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Russian Foodie Boris Akimov “Tokenizes” Himself: Offers Expertise and Advice

Russian celebrity, organic food fan, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and co-creator of BioCoin, Boris Akimov, has decided to “tokenize” himself. Akimov, founder of Russian online organic food exchange LavkaLavka, will launch his own cryptocurrency, Akimov coin, on the Waves Platform, a blockchain system developed in Moscow. As of today, Waves has not issued any further details about the coin or its pre-sale ...

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Say Goodbye to the Freeloaders – Make Your Data Pay

Last year Facebook reeled in revenue of $40.65 billion and its net income grew by a massive 56%. How does it make so much money from the social network? Well, it does it by monetizing the data that its users voluntarily provide, as well as the data users don’t even know they are providing. With two billion users of the ...

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Tezos Foundation Changes Leadership, Tokens Set to Launch in Coming Weeks

The Tezos ICO raised $232 million last July for the blockchain startup. Seven months later, after progress was delayed due to infighting between the founders, the project’s tokens are finally set to launch “in the next few weeks.” The Tezos foundation raised funds to develop a new cryptocurrency last July through an initial coin offering (ICO) that generated $232 million. While ...

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ETH or NEM? The Confusion Surrounding Venezuela’s ‘Petro’ Token Blockchain

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. As recently covered by CCN, Venezuela’s Petro (PTR) oil-backed cryptocurrency is now being sold to investors in its pre-sale stage. Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro has stated that the government already netted $735 million from the token’ sale, without backing his claim with any evidence. The Petro is ...

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