Blockchain can Save the Asset Management Industry Billions Every Year

Digital solutions will go a long way in the financial industry. Right now, a lot of processes still require manual labor. It is cost-inefficient, cumbersome, and introduces unnecessary delays. The asset management sector can certainly benefit from the performance increase provided by blockchain … read more …

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Russian Organic Food Guy ‘Tokenizes’ Himself, Issues His Own Cryptocurrency

A Russian organic food guru has taken the cryptocurrency craze to heart and tokenized himself. Boris Akimov, the founder of Russian organic foods startup LavkaLavka will launch his own cryptocurrency on the Waves Platform, a blockchain platform developed in Moscow. "It's a simple idea in principle," … read more …

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Venezuela says its cryptocurrency raised $735 million—but it’s a farce

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro claims a new state-sponsored cryptocurrency called the petro raised $735 million on Tuesday—its first day on sale. But the government hasn't provided any way to independently verify that $735 million figure. And there's reason to doubt almost everything the … read more …

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Venezuelans Can’t Buy Maduro’s Cryptocurrency With Bolivars

Venezuela is advertising its groundbreaking state-sponsored cryptocurrency as a means to "promote well-being, bringing power closer to the people.” A lofty goal, but it's hard to … The offering ends March 19. President Nicolas Maduro says the cryptocurrency will be backed by Venezuela's oil reserves. read more …

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There’s a New Bitcoin-Style Cryptocurrency That Pays You To Watch Porn

With the way Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been taking over cyberspace lately, it's not even shocking that there's a new crypto-cash in the porn industry called Vice Industry Token, or VIT, that rewards online smut lovers every time they watch porn. With this new platform, viewers can … read more …

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Cryptocurrency ATMs: The Key to Widespread Adoption?

Cryptocurrency ATMs are a perfect gateway for the average joe to acquire cryptocurrencies for cold, hard cash. It is as simple as putting in a bill or banknote and then inputting your cryptocurrency address and receiving your chosen cryptocurrency, whether is be Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin or one of the … read more …

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Iran Central Bank Rebukes Bitcoin, May Develop Own Cryptocurrency

Iran's central bank quashed news reports that the Middle Eastern country was enabling sales and conducting transactions in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. “The wild fluctuations of the digital currencies along with competitive business activities underway via network marketing and pyramid scheme … read more …

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Venezuela’s On-and-Off Love Affair With Cryptocurrency Mining: It’s Complicated

“Many people are leaving Venezuela. The country doesn't have enough money to provide food, medicine and other necessities for its people,” a Venezuelan programmer aware of cryptocurrency mining procedures in Venezuela told Bitcoin Magazine in an interview, under condition of anonymity. read more …

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20+ South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Voluntarily Undergo Evaluations

20+ South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Voluntarily Undergo Evaluations According to local media, crypto exchanges that have confirmed their participation in self-evaluation include Glosfer, Nexcoin, Zeniex, Kairex, Kcx Exchange, Komid, Coinway, Coinzest, Plutus DS, Dexko, Gopax, Okcoin … read more …

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Liberty Leaf Holdings and Blox Labs Provide Update on Cannabis Blockchain Project “cannaBLOX”

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ – Liberty Leaf Holdings Ltd. (CSE: LIB, OTCQB: LIBFF and FSE: HN3P) (the "Company") and Blox Labs Inc. (CSE: BLOX) are pleased to provide an update regarding the initial Phase 1 development of "cannaBLOX", a Blockchain-based smart contract supply chain … read more …

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