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Day: July 16, 2017

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Bext360 Grades Coffee Beans, Issues Payouts over Blockchain to Farmers No Comments

Coffee, it is hard to refuse the fantastic beverage, even blockchain technology can't say no to it. Bext360, a Denver, Colorado based company has implemented distributed ledger technology and artificial intelligence to upgrade the coffee supply chain. The technology platform combined with a Coinstar like hardware is capable of sorting the coffee beans and tracking its movement along the supply cha...

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Mauritius Plans to Create an Ethereum Island No Comments

Islands have been a fixation of many countries, be it the Arab world, especially Dubai with its obsession towards building luxury property over artificial islands or China's expansion of dominion in the South China Sea. But the African nation of Mauritius has a different kind of aspiration. The country is on the verge of creating the “Ethereum Island” within its territory. The Ethereum Isla...

SpacePirate’s Rustbits Token Sale is Now Live No Comments

The Sale of Rustbits Tokens commenced on June 26, 2017 and will go on till July 31, 2017. Rustbits are Counterparty tokens which will provide the game fuel and also act as a premium in game currency for SpacePirate: Age of Rust. The Rustbits sale is a means to crowdfund the development of Age of Rust and other games. There is only a limited supply of RustBits. The unsold Rustbits will be burned...

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Virtual Assistant Enabled Pillar Cryptowallet for Personal Data Management on Blockchain No Comments

Bitcoin blockchain, which was originally meant to keep a record of all the transactions happening over the Bitcoin network has found a lot of new applications in the recent years. Secure data storage, management, and transfer lie at the core of most of these applications. A new Switzerland based startup has decided to create a universal application that can be used to manage most of the personal d...

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Bank of Albania Warns the Public About Bitcoin, Identifies Handful of “Key” Risks No Comments

Bitcoin users have gotten used to central banks warning the public about cryptocurrency. We have seen dozens of such warnings over the years. Banks are genuinely concerned about Bitcoin, and they should be. However, the bank of Albania feels there are a few key risks people need to understand when it comes to Bitcoin. A rather aggressive stance, although it is doubtful the message will have a mean...

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The Litecoin Core Client Still Doesn’t Create SegWit Transactions By Default No Comments

Controversy is never hard to come by in the world of cryptocurrencies. Litecoin successfully activated Segregated Witness on the network months ago. Interestingly enough, the Litecoin Core client doesn't generate SegWit transactions by default. One would expect this to have changed by now, yet it hasn't for some unknown reason. This begs the question if there are any SegWit transactions on the Lti...

Dutch Central Bank Report Acknowledges Bitcoin And Blockchain

Daimler Takes Blockchain for a Spin with a €100 Million Bond No Comments

The use of blockchain technology for lending and trade financing is one of the most important applications currently being explored by banking institutions across the world. Many of these projects are either in trial or pilot stage. Daimler AG, the leading German automobile manufacturer, has decided to make use of the cryptocurrency ledger technology for similar purposes recently. Daimler, in p...

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Tezos Outdoes All the Other ICOs until Now, Breaks Bancor’s Record No Comments

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and crowdsales have become the new way of fundraising in the startup ecosystem. If the company or the product has got remotely anything to do with blockchain or fintech, then the chances of success are much higher. Tezos, a blockchain self-governance platform has proven it by breaking records to become the highest grossing ICO of all times. The recently concluded T...

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Can BTC/USD Stay Above $2000? No Comments

Key Points Bitcoin price fell sharply during the past few days and broke the $2400-2350 support against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major contracting triangle with support at $2420 on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The price is currently trading near major pivot of $2000, and struggling to hold it. Bitcoin price crashed below $2200 recently again...

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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD Leaning Towards $150 No Comments

Key Highlights ETH price remained under heavy pressure and moved below the $205 support against the US Dollar. There is a monster bearish trend line with resistance at $205 forming on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). The pair is likely to decline further and test the $150 support zone in the near term. Ethereum price is following a declining path against the US ...