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Cryptonation. Blockchain Cruise. CryptoCribs. These are just several of the names of tourism programs focused on the blockchain industry, from luxury cruises to Middle East startup tours, that are part of a growing trend targeting crypto-curious travelers. The Blockchain Cruises, organized by the tourism arm of Edinburgh, Scotland-based crypto wallet provider CoinsBank, have garnered a
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Entrepreneurs and developers behind four different blockchain startups can add their names to the list of Thiel Fellowship awardees. The Thiel Foundation, created and funded by billionaire investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, announced its 2018 class of Thiel Fellows on Friday. Among this year’s recipients are Vest co-founder Axel Ericsson, Polkadot co-founder Robert Habermeier,
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On the eve of the Zcash Foundation’s first major gathering, cryptocurrency aficionados worldwide are watching to see if the year-old non-profit can rehabilitate a long-maligned model of governance. Earlier this month, dozens of privacy tech fans from across the ecosystem, from lawyers to monero community veteran Justin Ehrenhofer, joined the foundation’s online forum to vote for
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Advertisement On June 23, the cryptocurrency market demonstrated another minor short-term correction, as $13 billion were wiped out of major digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and EOS. EOS recorded the largest loss against the US dollar amongst major cryptocurrencies, dropping by more than 11 percent overnight. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple recorded
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The price of bitcoin fell to its lowest point since February today. As of press time, the leading cryptocurrency’s price went as low as $6,063, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), a significant drop considering the day’s opening price of $6,717.20. The near-$700 decline (which saw prices decline roughly 10 percent) effectively brought bitcoin to
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Advertisement The cryptocurrency market has recorded a loss of over $17 billion in the past 24 hours, triggered by the loss of major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and EOS. EOS recorded the largest loss amongst major digital assets, demonstrating a loss of more than 10 percent overnight. Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Stellar,
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Advertisement Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, went on CNBC’s Fast Money program on Wednesday to discuss the recent hacking of South Korea’s cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb, among other developments in the crypto sphere. Speaking via telephone, the founder of the world’s fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap pointed out that while it is normal for cryptocurrency investors
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#00000000000000000021e800c1e8df51b22c1588e5a624bea17e9faa34b2dc4a This is a hashtag, but not just any hashtag. In all likelihood, it’s the longest and most confusing one you’ll ever come across trending in the crypto community. Posted on June 19 by Mark Wilcox, the hashtag actually represents a cryptographic code known as a hash that’s produced each time new transactions are validated and
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ConsenSys is launching Tachyon, the first ethereum-focused accelerator program in San Francisco, the firm announced Thursday. Starting in September, up to 15 projects will receive between $75,000 to $100,000 in investments, plus access to an eight-week program. According to the company, the new venue will feature everything from educational workshops to public demo days with
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Advertisement Yesterday, on June 20, more than $10 billion was erased from the cryptocurrency market after Bithumb, South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange was hacked. Today, the cryptocurrency market added $8 billion to its valuation following Bitcoin’s slight gain, recovering from the Bithumb hack within 24 hours. What’s Behind the Recovery? On June 20, major cryptocurrencies
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