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How a Chinese Crypto Hedge Fund Saw 60-Fold Returns With its Unorthodox Strategy

Crypto hedge funds have become an increasingly common sight in this flowering industry, as investors seek alternative mediums to invest into crypto assets and their underlying technologies. FBG Capital, a crypto-centric fund based in China, has become one of the largest players in this expanding sub-industry, garnering support from an array of industry leaders. The […]

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Cryptographic Experts Reveal Security Issues in Telegram Passport

Advertisement Virgil Security, Inc., a cryptographic services provider, has published a report which raises concerns regarding the security of Telegram Passport. Telegram Passport is the latest feature introduced by the messaging app last month. It allows users to upload personal identification documents such as passports, identity cards, and drivers licenses to be stored in the […]

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Robinhood Opens Cyptocurrency Trading to Georgia Residents

Advertisement Robinhood, a commission-free stock trading platform, announced that residents in the state of Georgia can now invest in cryptocurrency through the app. Users in Georgia can now trade bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, litecoin, and dogecoin. Residents should have the option to trade coins in their Robinhood app without changing any settings. Robinhood, which started […]

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Crypto Daily News: Coinbase Adds British Pound and John McAfee’s “Unhackable Wallet” Gets Hacked

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover Coinbase adding the British Pound to its trading pairs and John McAfee’s “unhackable” Bitcoin wallet that gets, well, hacked. Crypto Daily News: August 2nd, 2018 Coinbase Supports the Pound Starting today, Coinbase customers in the UK will be able to seamlessly move GBP in and out […]

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Walmart Files Blockchain Patent for Smart Appliance Management

Advertisement Walmart has filed another patent application in the blockchain sector entitled “Managing Smart Applications Using Blockchain Technology.” The filing follows a number of previous applications for blockchain patents including blockchain package delivery systems, medical record storage systems, and a blockchain-based digital marketplace. The most recent patent application, published on Aug. 2, details systems and methods […]

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Factom Files Patent for Validating Documents on the Blockchain

Advertisement Factom (FCT) has filed a new patent today with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that allows verification of documents on a blockchain with multiple digital signatures The patent comes during a frenzy of blockchain patent applications from other incumbents, including IBM, Mastercard, and Walmart. Auditing Digital Documents with Multi-Signatures The patent claims the […]

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Crypto to Benefit from Queensland’s AU$8.3 Million Innovation Fund

The Queensland government is stepping up efforts to put the country in the lead in the global race on blockchain and cryptocurrency. The state, with nearly five million people, has announced an investment plan of AUS$ 8.3 million (US$ 6.14 million) to boost innovation, including the distributed ledger technology ecosystem there. Queensland, Australia Funds Cryptocurrency […]

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TravelbyBit Crypto Payment App Receives Grant from Queensland Government to Help “Boost Tourism”

TravelbyBit: In a move to try and boost tourism in Australia’s second-largest state, Queensland, the residing government has proposed it will back a local crypto payments startup using its new  ‘Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas’ grant. What’s Going On? On Wednesday, the Queensland government announced on its website the details of an $ 8.3 million AUD grant […]