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Cardano to Enter Virtual Reality Industry with VR-enabled Blockchain Education
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Cardano to Enter Virtual Reality Industry with VR-enabled Blockchain Education
The nascent blockchain industry is undoubtedly a breath of fresh air in the otherwise quite stagnant financial sector and it seems it is about to team up with another industry that is destined to grow in the future. Virtual reality (VR) has already been used in a variety of areas, such as gaming, education, tourism and even medicine among many others and it looks like another use case will be…
Ripple and Ashton Kutcher make surprise $4 million donation to wildlife charity for Ellen DeGeneres 
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Ripple and Ashton Kutcher Make Surprise $4 Million Donation to Wildlife Charity for Ellen DeGeneres 
World famous television host and LGBT rights activist Ellen DeGeneres has received an unexpected gift: $4 million donated by Ripple to her charity, the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund. The donation was made live by Kutcher after he appeared as a surprise guest on the Ellen show. He quickly announced that he and San Francisco-based tech firm Ripple had teamed up and would be donating $4 million dollars for her Wildlife…
Charlie Lee Mocks Vergecurrency, Because of the Recent Attack
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Charlie Lee Mocks Vergecurrency, Because of the Recent Attack
Verge once brought to fame by the street-smart John McAfee has been facing a lot of attacks recently. The recent attack was a DDOS attack, in which the Verge team has come to the rescue. Verge is a decentralized, open source cryptocurrency which offers anonymous transactions by making the IP address and geolocation of its users unclear using technologies such as Tor and I2P. The hack that took place a…
Crypto Investor Brian Kelly Says Bitcoin Cash is a Must-Own
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Crypto Investor Brian Kelly Says Bitcoin Cash is a Must-Own
CEO of the cryptocurrency investment company BKCM LLC and an outspoken advocate of digital currencies Brian Kelly expressed a bullish sentiment on Bitcoin Cash (BCH) while speaking on CNBC. In a short segment in the Fast Money show, Mr. Kelly showered BCH with continuous praise and explained why it is a cryptocurrency he is willing to buy and hold. The explanation is two-fold and really straightforward. The first part of…
Tether Generates Another $250m Worth of USDT Tokens
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Tether Generates Another $250m Worth of USDT Tokens
Already surrounded by controversy, the Tether stablecoin has minted an additional $250 million worth of its USDT coins. The creation of large amounts of Tether tokens has been a topic of heated debate in the crypto community in the past and it is sure to ignite some controversy this time as well. Many believe that such USDT token influxes have a direct impact on the price of the two biggest…
Bitcoin Cash Undergoes a Hard Fork, Increases Block Size
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Bitcoin Cash Undergoes a Hard Fork, Increases Block Size
The fourth largest digital currency by market cap has just undergone a major change as the newly-activated upgrade has taken place on May 15th. The so-called “hard fork” aims to improve the functionality of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network by making two notable changes: increasing the maximum block size from 8MB to 32MB and adding or reactivating several bitcoin operation codes. BCH came into existence almost a year ago when…
CFO Leaves Australia’s Common Wealth Bank and Joins EOS’s Block.One
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CFO Leaves Australia’s Common Wealth Bank and Joins EOS’s Block.One
You know a cryptocurrency company means business when a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Australia’s Commonwealth Bank (CBA) leaves to join the technological company. Rob Jesudason, left his respectable post of CFO from CBA to join Blockchain software firm Block.one. Block.one was established in 2017 with a release of a white paper for EOS.IO which will be launched in June 2018. The firm’s main aim is to support the creation…
MMA Fighter Mei Yamaguchi Sponsored By Bitcoin Cash Proponent Roger Ver
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MMA Fighter Mei Yamaguchi Sponsored By Bitcoin Cash Proponent Roger Ver
The well-known Bitcoin Cash advocate Roger Ver will sponsor the Japanese MMA fighter Mei Yamaguchi in the upcoming fight for the ”Atomweight World Championship” title. The two of them recently took to the internet to announce the sponsorship deal, as well as to delve into both cryptocurrency and MMA. Ver argued that this sponsorship will bring greater visibility to Bitcoin Cash, and follows other similar sponsorship deals for other cryptocurrencies.…
Financial Institutions Get Amazing Results from Ripple's Payment Platform
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Financial Institutions Get Amazing Results from Ripple’s Payment Platform
The distributed ledger startup Ripple (XRP) has published the results of its xRapid platform pilot programs and they are exciting, to put it mildly. Financial institutions that have participated in the trials reportedly saved from 40 to 70 percent of transfer fees by not having to use foreign exchange providers. But perhaps even more significantly, an average xRapid payment took around 2 minutes, while sending a regular cross-border payment today…
Cardano Secures a Partnership with One of the Largest Payment Platforms in South Korea
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Cardano Secures a Partnership with One of the Largest Payment Platforms in South Korea
Cardano has now finally been noticed, and have its cryptocurrency ADA integrated into Emurgo which is a Blockchain startup incubator based out of Japan. It will be incorporated into Metaps Plus. Cardano is the distributed computing platform that runs the Blockchain for the cryptocurrency called Ada.   Metaps Plus is one of the largest payment platforms in South Korea. It has had 10 million mobile to offline transactions. Thus this…