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Junseth’s World Episode 28: Honk Honk

This week’s episode of Junseth’s World deals with the themes of risk, accountability and blame. The crew from South Florida deal with the trauma of a mass shooting at a local school while examining the spectrum of reactions. While the anger and outrage over that event is still too fresh to reach any definit...

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Fabric Token Raises More Than $1 Million in Less Than a Day After ICO Open

Fabric Token (FT), a new token developed on Ethereum, aims to provide a way for anyone to create and deploy their very own smart contracts or decentralized applications (DApps). The FABRIC TOKEN ECOSYSTEM, a platform, which will allow users to generate smart contracts and DApps, without resorting to technical experts,...

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Powerhouse IBM Nudges U.S. Congress Toward the Blockchain Craze

Put “influential” and “technology” together, and you get multinational computing innovator IBM. Which is why it’s all the more impressive that IBM is now throwing its weight behind convincing the U.S. Congress that they should jump on the blockchain bandwagon … like, yesterday. Also ...

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Spain Mulls Tax Breaks for Blockchain and Crypto Firms

Proposals to introduce tax exemptions for companies using blockchain technologies and cryptocurrency have been put on the table in Spain. The ruling People’s Party is preparing new legislation that will also offer incentives to entrepreneurs raising funds through ICOs. If lawmakers adopt the amendments, investors will ...

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Tests Pivotal Resistance Levels Following Strong Rally

After a strong rally from the $6,000s, bitcoin ultimately saw a near 100% growth in market value as it now sits atop its rally in the low $11,000s. Currently, the market is testing well-known, strong resistance levels and is seeing quite turbulent shakeouts and rallies as it decides what the next market move will be...

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Who Said What About Coinbase and Visa's User Payment Dispute

Users of cryptocurrency startup Coinbase saw repeated charges appear on their bank statements tied to their Visa credit and debit card use, prompting several rounds of statements from the companies involved. These charges reportedly emptied bank accounts and resulted in some customers getting hit overdraft fees, while...

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Blockchain Hires Facebook, Google Vet in Push to Become Top Bitcoin Wallet

Blockchain — the popular London-based bitcoin wallet provider — has hired Peter Wilson as a Vice President of Engineering. Wilson is highly experienced in designing products and holds a strong resume, including stints at tech giants Google and Facebook. Also see: Anonymous Cryptocurrency Trader Purchases Ne...

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French Startup Lydia Raises $16M to Become the PayPal of Mobile Payments

Though not being the only one of its type, French payment startup Lydia has recently raised 13 million euros. It means that the total amount raised by the startup has overcome the mark of 23 million euros. The round was led by CNP Assurances that joined the group of company’s existing investors. Among them are XAnge, N...

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After Raised $5M Ahead of Pre-ICO Zero Edge Expands to London

Zero Edge, a blockchain-based start-up firmly enters online gambling market and now expands its business reach next to the UK opening new offices in London. In its run up to Pre-ICO and ICO, Zero Edge has already attracted over 5 million USD from global investors, receiving the impetus to roll out with their plans to d...

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Nigerians Trade $4 Million in Bitcoin Weekly, despite Warnings

Nigerians are trading close to $4 million worth of bitcoin a week on 13 local exchanges, despite multiple warnings by authorities against investing in cryptocurrencies. Experts have called on the government to rethink its position and adopt smart regulations, “allowing innovation to move forward”. Regulators need to un...

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