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FIDELITY LAUNCHES INSTITUTIONAL PLATFORM FOR BITCOIN AND ETHEREUM

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Fidelity Investments has recently announced the launch of a separate arm, which will give its institutional clients the opportunity to trade in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The arm, known as Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC, will buy and sell digital currencies for various monetary ventures such as hedge funds and family offices. According to the press release, the firm will source […]

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Buy A Rolls-Royce Using Bitcoins

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Post Oak Motor Cars, the luxury automobile retailer which stocks Rolls-Royce, Bentley, and Bugatti vehicles has announced plans to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash payments at its dealership. The retailer is reportedly the first one in the U.S. to embrace the use of popular cryptocurrencies for retail payments. The auto retailer will operate its crypto payment service via Bitpay, […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Request Network

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What Is the Request Network? The Request Network (Request for short) is an Ethereum-based, decentralized payment system in which anyone can request a payment and receive money in a secure way. It removes the need for trusted third parties to provide a cheaper and more secure payment solution that works with all global currencies. Request also integrates […]

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Blockchain and Construction

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When we think about industries set for disruption by blockchain, construction probably isn’t top of the list. After all, the traditional image of a building site seems far removed from crypto, coding, and hackathons. But there are potentially enormous benefits for putting blockchain and construction together. This article will round up some of the possible use […]

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The Biggest Crypto Programming Errors

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Blockchain programmers understand the importance of verifying their coding before making any permanent changes to their platform. Unfortunately, nobody’s perfect, and crypto programming errors can and do happen. When mistakes occur in the blockchain coding, it can affect a large part of the crypto community. One small crypto programming error can lead to millions in […]

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BITMAIN BUILDING A FARM FOR CRYPTO MINING IN TEXAS

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Bitmain, one of the largest cryptocurrency mining companies has announced plans for the operation of a new mining facility. The blockchain data center, commonly known as a farm, is already under construction in Texas and is worth an estimated $500 million. The release statement reads: “This represents an investment of more than $500 million by Bitmain over […]

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INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE LAUNCHES BAKKT ECOSYSTEM

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Digital Asset market is worth $270 billion now. Eyeing this massive opportunity, Intercontinental Exchange, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), has launched the Bakkt ecosystem which will provide a marketplace for digital assets like cryptocurrencies. This ecosystem will be federally regulated to ensure full legal compliance. The Intercontinental Exchange has joined […]

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How Blockchain Can Save Our Privacy Before It Disappears

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This ain’t your granddaddy’s privacy battle. Times were simpler when postcards were the big privacy invasion scare. Today, our personal privacy is under siege by veiled government surveillance programs and the countless tech company Trojan Horses. Privacy, per Merriam-Webster, is defined as the quality or state of being apart from company or observation, or freedom from unauthorized intrusion. Technical […]

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J.P. Morgan To Rely On Blockchain

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J.P. Morgan, the biggest of the top four U.S. banks is gearing towards heavy applications of blockchain technology. This is at odds with its CEO, Jamie Dimon’s stand on Bitcoin, which he has referred to as a fraud in the past. In fact, at an investors meeting in September 2017, Dimon compared Bitcoin cryptocurrency to […]

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A NEW SOCIAL WORLD

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In a digital world rife with data mismanagement at the personal expense of users, an increasingly social media-dominated social world, and the rapid contagion of fake news, many blockchain projects are aiming to offer up a solution to an alternative market of users seeking something different. Sapien is offering a Web 3.0 social news platform with […]