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This post was originally published here “Airdrops are good for crypto users.” Those are the unequivocal words of cryptocurrency wallet and data provider Blockchain in a new white paper that sets out why it believes token giveaways can be beneficial for both individuals and the crypto ecosystem, while announcing a new program aimed to assist …

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“Airdrops are good for crypto users.” Those are the unequivocal words of cryptocurrency wallet and data provider Blockchain.info in a new white paper that sets out why it believes token giveaways can be beneficial for both individuals and the crypto ecosystem, while announcing a new program aimed to assist approved projects with token distributions “as …

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Bitbox, the cryptocurrency exchange launched by Japanese messaging giant LINE, has announced it is now listing its own token for trading against several major crypto assets. The company said Tuesday that the LINK (LN) token is now exclusively available on Bitbox in trading pairs with bitcoin, ethereum and the U.S. dollar-pegged stablecoin tether. The move …

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This post was originally published here Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has started listing 0x (ZRX) token, according to an announcement published Oct. 11. The move marks the first time Coinbase has added support for an ERC-20 token. ERC-20 tokens are tokens developed and used solely on the Ethereum (ETH) platform, where ERC stands for …

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This post was originally published here Ethereum-based adult entertainment platform SpankChain has suffered a smart contract security breach that led to loss of around $38,000, the firm reported on its Medium page Oct. 9. The hack, which purportedly took place Oct. 6, was detected by SpankChain a day after, and was announced today in a …

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People want to use Augur, if only they could figure out how. The decentralized platform for prediction markets based on real-world events launched on the ethereum blockchain in July. Since then, it has generated excitement beyond the usual crypto circles due to its perceived potential as a trustless, un-censorable platform to bet on sports, forecast …

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Hedge fund Numerai has taken another step in decentralizing its crypto-based data gathering and stock price prediction platform with the public launch of its Erasure marketplace. Announced Thursday, the platform – which lets data scientists earn or lose tokens by staking them on stock market price predictions – is now looking to attract hedge funds …

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This post was originally published here StellarX, a Stellar-based zero-fee decentralized crypto exchange has left its beta phase and was fully launched Friday, September 28. The launch was announced in a blog post by Interstellar, the company behind the platform. The exchange, originally announced in July this year, is based on Stellar’s (XLM) universal marketplace. …

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This post was originally published here Memes are a pretty important part of the crypto ecosystem – how else would crypto visionaries display their wit and sometimes passive aggressivity? It’s no wonder then that District0x’s Meme Factory is seeing quite the buzz. Not only did District0x raise $9 million in an initial coin offering last year, …

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Memes are a pretty important part of the crypto ecosystem – how else would crypto visionaries display their wit and sometimes passive aggressivity? It’s no wonder then that District0x’s Meme Factory is seeing quite the buzz. Not only did District0x raise $9 million in an initial coin offering last year, backed by Boost VC and CoinFund, …

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Ethereum is running at full capacity. At least, that’s according to Afri Schoedon, the release manager for ethereum software client provider Parity Technologies. On Thursday, he warned due to the scaling challenges faced by the second largest blockchain by market cap to: “Stop deploying dapps to ethereum.” The tweet caused an uproar, with ethereum creator Vitalik …

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Just a few days ago, Crowd Machine was working to build a crypto replacement for Amazon Web Services. Today, it is facing questions about its survival. On Saturday, according to a post by the Crowd Machine team, a hacker compromised the company’s cryptocurrency wallet and stole a large number of the application’s native Crowd Machine …

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Governance is one of the hottest topics in crypto right now – and Decred developers’ take is that the community should decide. And, by way of the release of a communication tool called Politeia, they will soon be giving that community $20 million in DCR tokens to manage. Stepping back, Decred was built by a startup …

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119,876 – that’s how many ethereum ERC-20 tokens are currently in existence. It’s a number that is growing by the hundreds every day, but the trouble is, according to Loi Luu, the CEO and co-founder of decentralized exchange Kyber Network, the majority of those tokens fall short of a practical use case. “What we observe …

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Bancor, one of the most popular and valuable decentralized applications on ethereum, is expanding to the EOS blockchain. According to a company announcement, the “decentralized liquidity network,” which allows users to trade a range of ethereum-based tokens without depositing funds in an exchange or matching trades in an order book, will bring that capability to …

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Institutional traders simply need better crypto tools. That’s the driving idea behind a union between Kenetic Capital, a crypto hedge fund based in Singapore, and Tora, a trading systems firm that already supplies order execution, portfolio management, risk assessment and compliance services for well-established asset classes. Announced today, both companies are teaming up to create Caspian, a project …

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Civil, the blockchain startup looking to disrupt media, will be offering its crypto token to investors of all kinds – both accredited and unaccredited – next week. As a spoke of ConsenSys, the ethereum startup incubator and business all its own, that decision runs counter to most of the common wisdom about token sales these …

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One of the year’s most hotly anticipated blockchain applications is now live. FOAM, which aims to build a reliable, resilient world map using smart contract technology, announced that the decentralized application (dapp) has launched on the ethereum blockchain and is already “seeing the first users populate the map.” Speaking to CoinDesk in June, FOAM co-founder …

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The ICO is over. At least that’s what the market keeps hearing, and what was floated during the very first panel – called “The Death of the Main Sale” – at RepubliCon in Manhattan on Thursday.  The event, hosted by crowd investing platform Republic, saw a number of crypto industry stakeholders discuss the cooling (by …

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Like all crypto projects, Civic, the pioneering blockchain-powered identity startup, needs people, lots of people, using its platform. And, according to Civic founder Vinny Lingham, while the technology is all in place for the system to work, it’s this network of users that the company is still struggling to achieve. In an effort to spur …

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