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Crypto-powered Brave Browser Hits 5 Million Google Play Downloads

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency-powered web browser Brave has now been downloaded more than five million times from the Google Play mobile app store. The ad-blocking browser, which was co-founded by Mozilla Firefox creator Brendan Eich, reached this significant milestone last Thursday, just six months after crossing the one million ...

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Op Ed: Facebook Is Moving Into Blockchain: How Might This Play Out?

Historically, Facebook has done a great job of staying on the cusp of technological advancement through investing heavily in new technologies and smart acquisitions. From WhatsApp to Oculus, the company has used its bulging bank balances to stay one step ahead of consumer trends by snapping up tech and talent. And, after last week’s internal announcement that Facebook would be ...

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Cryptocurrency “Will Play a Role” in Future

JPMorgan co-president Jerry Pinto confirmed the bank was “looking into” the Bitcoin space May 16, saying cryptocurrency “will play a role” in the future. Speaking to CNBC over two interviews, Pinto, who could be in line to succeed CEO Jamie Dimon, said that JPMorgan is able to trade Bitcoin futures but has not yet opted to do so. “We are ...

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Short Seller Bets Against Square’s BTC Play

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Square shares took a brief hit Monday after noted short seller Andrew Left of Citron Research said interest over its recently introduced bitcoin trading product was exaggerated, according to CNBC. The app lets customers trade BTC from their mobile payment app almost instantaneously, which is an ...

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Platform Offers ‘Plug and Play’ Blockchain Tech to eCommerce Platforms

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. A company that empowers eCommerce platforms by enabling them to integrate Blockchain technology into their existing systems on a “plug and play” basis has launched its token sale. Omnitude says its “middleware” has ...

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‘Inevitable’ that Pensions and Endowments Make Crypto Play: Hedge Fund Exec

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrencies may soon land the white whale of the investing industry: institutional funds such as pensions and endowments. That’s according to Ari Paul, chief investment officer at cryptocurrency hedge fund BlockTower Capital, who told CNBC that he believes it’s “inevitable” that these institutional investment funds will ...

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‘Bitcoin is the Play at the Moment’

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Danny Masters, a commodities trader turned CoinShares chairman, has been a bitcoin believer since 2014, having recognized early the top cryptocurrency’s use cases as both a disrupter of gold and fiat money. Masters, who in a former life led the energy trading desk at JPMorgan and whose funds are ...

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European Commission Urges EU To Play ‘Leading Role’ In Blockchain Dev

European Commission (EC) Vice-President Andrus Ansip has recently called on Europe to become a world leader in digital innovation by embracing Blockchain technology, along with Artificial Intelligence (AI),  in a speech at EC’s Digital Day 2018 in Brussels Tuesday, April 10. Quoting a British international technology investment firm Atomico, Ansip argued that Europe is “home to the world’s leading AI ...

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First Lightning Network Wallet App Now Available via Google Play

The Lightning Network’s first mobile app for Bitcoin’s mainnet is now available through Google Play. Known as the Eclair Wallet, the app was released on April 4, 2018, via French technology startup ACINQ, and is being offered specifically to Android users. Devices employing software version 5.0 or higher can send Lightning payments, which require significantly lower fees than the standard ...

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Sees First Android Mobile App Hit Google Play

The first user mobile wallet built for the Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) launched April 4 marking a further milestone for the technology. Eclair wallet, released by technology startup ACINQ, is available for Android users from the Google Play Store. Devices running version 5.0 or newer of the operating system can now send Lightning payments, which should notionally cost a fraction ...

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