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Can Swarm Fund Help The Cryptocurrency Market Finally Enter The Mainstream? – Forbes

Forbes Can Swarm Fund Help The Cryptocurrency Market Finally Enter The Mainstream?ForbesI thought about Moore recently when pondering the pitch of a new organization in the cryptocurrency market: Swarm Fund, which is holding an initial coin offering (ICO) on September 7. Founded by early thinkers and adopters in digital currency, …

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Will the Bitcoin Fork Continue to Boost the Cryptocurrency’s Value?

It is now just over two weeks the Bitcoin split happened creating a new currency – Bitcoin Cash. To make intelligent decisions on where Bitcoin may be headed, it’s imperative to take a look at how this historic fork has impacted the cryptocurrency landscape.  Trace Schmeltz at Barnes & Thornburg …

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Cryptocurrency Exchange ShapeShift Acquires Bitcoin Wallet Startup

Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has acquired the bitcoin hardware wallet startup KeepKey, the two firms announced today. ShapeShift will continue to use the KeepKey brand and its staff will stay on to continue working on the hardware product line, according to today’s announcement. KeepKey had originally integrated with ShapeShift by way …

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Zen Protocol is the next step for cryptocurrency contracts

Zen Protocol (ZP) came out of stealth mode earlier this month to present an alternative to Ethereum. ZP is a platform designed to make moving Bitcoin and other assets with smart-contracts easier, more efficient, and friendlier to noobs where it matters: in their wallets. It’s integrated with Bitcoin and supports …

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Canada Approves First Cryptocurrency Sale in Property Rights Shake-Up

TORONTO —  Canadian financial regulators have approved the public sale of a new digital currency in the country’s first official endorsement of money created independently of the government or central banks, company officials said on Wednesday. Produced with digital encryption techniques, cryptocurrencies like Montreal-based impak Coin allow users to create …

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AMD Releases New Software Package for Cryptocurrency Mining

Graphics card (GPU) maker AMD is rolling out a new software driver geared specifically toward cryptocurrency mining. As detailed on its website, the “Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Blockchain Compute” is described as a beta-level driver aimed at improving the performance of GPUs that are being used for …

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Brief Overview of China’s Cryptocurrency Mining: Capital, Costs, Earnings

Most Bitcoin mining operations are in China. As of July 2017, it is estimated that almost 70 percent of all Bitcoin mining is located in China. Cryptocurrency mining, like other forms of businesses, needs capital to start and runs at an operation cost. Briefly, the startup cost includes the building, …

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More Evidence that Cryptocurrencies Are a Bubble?

Given the flurry of news about cryptocurrencies over the past several months, it’s difficult not to get excited at the prospect of quick profits. The industry has grown exponentially, topping $120 billion in total market cap after many of the leading tokens have catapulted to record high price levels since …

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U.S. Demands International Monitoring of Cryptocurrency Transactions

In the midst of heated political tensions in the United States and abroad, news that President Trump recently signed a foreign sanctions bill that stipulates governmental monitoring of cryptocurrency transactions may have passed under the radar. U.S. Congress passed the bill last month, and it was specifically designed with Russia, …

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NVIDIA CEO Believes Cryptocurrencies Have Longevity

Since the beginning of the year, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have skyrocketed in value, adding billions in market cap and increasing in value by huge factors. The precipitous growth of the industry has been so pronounced, in fact, that analysts both within and outside of the industry have speculated …

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