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World’s First Blockchain Smartphone “Finney” To Be Promoted by Lionel Messi

Blockchain smartphones are coming out this year as startup Sirin Labs launches its first blockchain mobile dubbed the “Finney.” It’s a thin, sleek, and super technologically advanced smartphone priced at a smooth $1,000 USD. Its most noticeable feature is the proprietary dual-screen design with a “Safe Screen” which makes it the world’s first mass-market blockchain … Read moreWorld’s First Blockchain Smartphone “Finney” To Be Promoted by Lionel Messi

Elon Musk Tweets About Ethereum – But It’s Not What You’d Expect

Elon Musk took to Twitter to tweet about Ethereum- but it’s not the conventional speculative tweet. He went on and posted a tweet about how the developers of Twitter’s Ethereum scam bots have “mad skillz.” From the tweet, we can see that the SpaceX/Tesla giant is impressed by these scam bots that are running amok … Read moreElon Musk Tweets About Ethereum – But It’s Not What You’d Expect

South Korea To Officially Legalize Crypto and Blockchain Developments

South Korea will officially legalize cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. They plan to label them as legal entities which will provide a solid foundation for the operation and ownership of cryptocurrency and blockchain development. South Korean media outlet TheBchain states that crypto exchanges will be categorized as a “cryptoasset exchanges and brokerages.” It’s a push by the … Read moreSouth Korea To Officially Legalize Crypto and Blockchain Developments

EU Parliament’s Official Report on Crypto: “Effectively Competes with Fiat Currency”

The European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs has recently released a report that’s been requested. It’s written by Marek Dabrowski and Lukasz Janikowski- both from the Center for Social and Economic Research. It’s a document on the current state of cryptocurrencies, or virtual currencies (VCs). The document is 33-pages in length and goes … Read moreEU Parliament’s Official Report on Crypto: “Effectively Competes with Fiat Currency”

Austrians Can Now Buy Crypto: BTC, ETH, MIOTA, LTC, XRP, DASH, BCH, KMD

Austrians now can purchase Bitcoin, Ethereum, IOTA, Litecoin, Ripple, Dash, Komodo, and Bitcoin Cash. Over 400 post office branches over Austria allow citizens to simply walk in and buy crypto. Post office partners are also selling cryptocurrencies through a new platform called Bitpanda, which is based in Vienna. It’s currently one of Europe’s leading retail platforms for … Read moreAustrians Can Now Buy Crypto: BTC, ETH, MIOTA, LTC, XRP, DASH, BCH, KMD

Yahoo! Adds Cryptocurrency Pairs; FRED Database Gets Crypto Listings

A Yahoo! news report on Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, was recently posted on the news giant. The report includes a list of financial stocks such as American Express, JP Morgan Chase, and Prudential Financial are posted with a few crypto-fiat pairs. Just the fact that Yahoo! is including crypto in the official Yahoo! report … Read moreYahoo! Adds Cryptocurrency Pairs; FRED Database Gets Crypto Listings

Rat Gets Into Indian ATM and Gobbles Up $18,000

An ATM located in Tinsukia inside the state of Assam was breached with something technicians from the State Bank of India would’ve never imagined- a rat. Instead of the usual malfunction- power outage, cash jam, card jam, or some other mechanical doohickey going haywire, this time a street rat somehow squeezed into the machine and starting … Read moreRat Gets Into Indian ATM and Gobbles Up $18,000

Stanford Partners with Ethereum and OmiseGO to Build Blockchain Projects

Standford is launching a new project that helps develop best practices for professionals and students using blockchain technology for financial instruments and data management. They’re accomplishing this with help from Ethereum and OmiseGo, which are both contributing to help aid research. the project is being piloted by Dan Boneh and David Mazières in the Center … Read moreStanford Partners with Ethereum and OmiseGO to Build Blockchain Projects

Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle: “All Fiat Currency Will Be Crypto.”

Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, says that the dollar, euro, and every other fiat in the world will eventually become a cryptocurrency. Circle is a payment company backed by Goldman Sachs with mobile apps that allow users to invest in crypto and also send/receive cash to friends in 29 countries. It’s also involved in the … Read moreJeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle: “All Fiat Currency Will Be Crypto.”

FIFA World Cup Heats Up Soccer Fans and Crypto Betters Alike

The FIFA World Cup 2018 hosted in Russia this year on June 14th is expected to be watched by several billion viewers. It’s one of the largest sporting events of the year and is sponsored by many of the big-name brands. Instead of solely betting cash, cryptocurrency holders can now place their own bets on a … Read moreFIFA World Cup Heats Up Soccer Fans and Crypto Betters Alike

Volkswagen Integrates IOTA’s Tangle Technology

IOTA and Volkswagen will present a new proof of concept showing off how IOTA can help secure, decentralize, and distribute data in the automotive industry. VW says it’s trying to integrate IOTA’s Tangle to power many features in its fleet of vehicles. Tangle is IOTA’s open-source distributed ledger technology software and can be used to … Read moreVolkswagen Integrates IOTA’s Tangle Technology

A Bitcoin City with Over 10,000 Brands is Becoming a Reality

A retail complex in Europe has been dubbed the “Bitcoin City” experiment. It’s a huge commercial complex with shops, sports, and entertainment. There are over 4,000 shops and businesses in the area. The idea is to make Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies a payment option across the lot. It’s a project powered by Enigma, an AI-based blockchain … Read moreA Bitcoin City with Over 10,000 Brands is Becoming a Reality