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Ambitious Crypto Project Kin Forks Roadmap [Again]

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The developers of Kin, the cryptocurrency created by social media app Kik, have announced that the crypto token will undergo yet another major developmental redesign as they seek to marry scalability with an intuitive user experience. The Kin Foundation revealed on Wednesday that, in a departure from the crypto project’s earlier roadmaps, developers plan to go “all ...

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Former Twitch Senior Vice President of Marketing Joins Crypto Startup Kin as CMO

Former Twitch exec Matthew DiPietro has joined crypto startup Kin Ecosystem Foundation as chief marketing officer (CMO), PR Newswire reports September 18. After serving eight years as senior vice president at the popular live streaming platform Twitch, DiPietro will now be responsible for developing marketing and brand strategies for Kin, the cryptocurrency launched by Kik Interactive, as specified on the ...

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Kin User Base Dwarfs All Ethereum DApps’ Activity Combined

The dApp industry is in an interesting place right now. Despite increasing user numbers, it seems existing projects cannot necessarily sustain their initial hype for more than a few weeks. One exception in this regard is Kin, which seems to be adding new users very quickly. In fact, Kin now has more daily active users than all Ethereum dApps combined. ...

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Kin Ecosystem | Choses 40 Developers to Build it’s Digital Services Apps

The Kik mobile messaging service announced back in May 2017, that it would be launching a new cryptocurrency named Kin as the first step to developing its Kin ecosystem; a decentralized ecosystem of digital services. Jump forward to September 2017 where Kik successfully concluded it’s token sale and raised nearly $100 million from across 117 countries.  Now — today, this decentralized ecosystem ...

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Social Cryptocurrency Kin Selects 40 Apps for $5 Million Developer Incubator

The Kin Ecosystem Foundation, creator of the cryptocurrency backed by social media company Kik Interactive, has selected consumer 40 apps to participate in the inaugural edition of its development incubator. Announced on Wednesday, the program, which will fund 40 out of the more than 200 projects who submitted applications, will primarily feature new apps, though it also attracted more than ...

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Kik Premium Chat Themes Are the First Kin Token Use Case

One of the more interesting initial coin offerings was the one organized by Kik. The popular messaging application issued its own native token, known as Kin. Although that took place some time ago, it has taken until now to officially integrate the new token into the Kik ecosystem. Kin Functionality Has Arrived With any initial coin offering, the use cases ...

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Messaging Giant Kik Brings Kin Crypto Tokens to Avatar-Based Social Network IMVU

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Messaging giant Kik has announced a new partnership with  IMVU, the world’s largest avatar-based social network. Kik is a messenger service which has over 15 million monthly users including 1 in 5 US teenagers, and the project’s Kin cryptocurrency is designed to enable users to earn Kin through platform ...

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Kin to Fork Stellar, Launch Its Own Blockchain in Search for Scalability

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. “Kin needs to be scaled now.” That’s how Netanel Lev, vice president of research and development at the Kin Ecosystem Foundation, explained Kik Messenger’s decision to fork stellar and develop a proprietary blockchain for its cryptocurrency. The decision to fork stellar, announced on Tuesday, is the ...

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Kik Messenger to Launch Kin Token on Two Blockchains

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Popular chat app Kik has unveiled plans to deploy its Kin tokens on both the Ethereum and Stellar blockchains, making it one of the first cryptocurrencies to feature bidirectional network support. Kik developer Gadi Srebnik made the announcement in a Wednesday blog post, explaining how the ...

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