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Blockchain disruptors set sights on Africa

For the uninitiated, the idea of using blockchain – a digital technology best known as the basis for volatile cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin – to bolster confidence and security in the diamond market appears bizarre. Yet despite its association with wild speculation and the rollercoaster price movements of … read more …

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Bitcoin, move over. There’s a new cryptocurrency in town: the petro.

The newest cryptocurrency is the invention of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The “petro,” as the cryptocurrency is known, was launched this week as a very creative Hail Mary by a struggling autocrat. The website for the cryptocurrency claims that in its first issue, opened for trading on Feb. read more …

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Korean Startup GoldMining Launches Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

GMC and GSC tokens will be issued. GMC stands for Gold Mining Cryptocurrency. GMC tokens can be bought through the token sale. One Ethereum represents 30,000 GMC tokens. Pre-ICO is offering up to 30 percent bonuses for early buyers. The earlier you buy tokens, the more bonuses you will get. read more …

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Bitcoin, LiteCoin, Ripple, Ethereum in cryptocurrency price bounce back following a disastrous …

Is the recent crash just a 'hiccup on the road to greatness'? (Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images). The price of Bitcoin is still malingering beneath the critical $10,000 mark this morning following a disastrous week of pain. But things are looking up because many of the major … read more …

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It’s Time For Cryptocurrency Regulation, Says deVere Group

The cryptocurrency market in general, and perhaps the bitcoin market in particular, has been operating in a “Wild West” kind of environment for some time now. Virtually anyone with a little bit of computer savvy can create their own cryptocurrency, by some reports. That, along with the various issues of … read more …

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