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Activision Alums Raise $16 Million to Build EOS-Focused Blockchain Game Studio

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Mythical Games is “a next-generation game technology studio.” Their focus is online games where players own the assets they develop or acquire in the game – true digital ownership powered by the blockchain, as opposed to managed digital ownership backed by centralized servers. It’s an important difference. When a player acquires […]

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‘I Could Gloat’ – BTC Price On Its Way to Zero, Nouriel Roubini Says

With BTC price trading at its lowest since October 2017, ardent nocoiner Nouriel Roubini has taken another shot at Bitcoin. “The Mother of All Toxic Polutions” Nouriel Roubini, currently a professor at the New York University Stern School of Business, takes every chance he gets to bash cryptocurrencies and their “bubbly” and “scammy” nature. Naturally, […]

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Bitcoin Cash: Where the 4th-Largest Cryptocurrency Stands the Day after the Fork

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Yesterday, the Bitcoin Cash network activated its second scheduled semi-annual hard fork since the cryptocurrency split away from the original Bitcoin blockchain. Unlike the previous protocol upgrade, however, this fork was contentious, with development teams launching two competing, incompatible BCH implementations. Background: Another Fork in the Bitcoin Cash Road The group […]

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Time-Travel Crypto Once Backed by Trump-Appointed Acting Attorney General

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker once was involved in an alleged scam promoting strange inventions, including a time-travel cryptocurrency. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Backed an Alleged Scam Company Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions from his post after Trump grew increasingly frustrated with Sessions’ recusal from the […]

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Court: Crypto Shill John McAfee Liable for Neighbor’s 2012 Death

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn John McAfee, cryptocurrency enthusiast, presidential aspirant, and millionaire founder of the near-ubiquitous McAfee Antivirus, has been found legally liable for the death of his former neighbor, Gregory Faull, who was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head back in 2012, the Register reports. The final verdict was reached in a […]

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Pantera Capital CEO: ‘In a Decade Billions of People Will be Using Bitcoin

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn In the words of the CEO of bitcoin investment firm Pantera Capital, Dan Morehead, disruptive technologies usually earn the title ‘category killers’ but in the case of bitcoin it is a ‘serial killer’. According to  Morehead, this is because it will disrupt ‘dozens’ of sectors with the cryptocurrency already having demonstrated […]

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Financial Analyst Gary Shilling Shorts Bitcoin: It’s a ‘Grand Ponzi Scheme’

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Financial analyst Gary Shilling said his eponymous New Jersey investment firm, A. Gary Shilling & Co., is shorting bitcoin because it’s “some kind of a grand Ponzi scheme.” Shilling told CNBC that he’s troubled by the opaque nature of the crypto industry. Specifically, he’s concerned that the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto — […]

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The ‘Wal-Mart’ of Venezuela Has Started Accepting Bitcoin

As Venezuela is in the grip of hyperinflation, a large local Wal-Mart-like department store has started to accept bitcoin for goods. Cryptocurrencies: A Viable Alternative More and more are cryptocurrencies establishing themselves as a viable alternative to Venezuela’s redenominated local currency the Sovereign Bolivar. TRAKI, a large local department store, has purportedly started to accept […]

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Global Charity Oxfam Launches Blockchain Project to Empower Cambodian Rice Farmers

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Global charity organization Oxfam has launched a blockchain technology platform aimed at enhancing the transparency and traceability of the rice supply chain in Cambodia. Known as BlocRice, the app uses distributed ledger technology to implement smart contracts where details such as the farm gate price of organic rice, trade volume and […]