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The most important crypto events of 2018 …

In 2019, a huge bear invaded the crypto scene and crushed everyone’s hopes of becoming a billionaire in the blink of an eye. So, the last 12 months weren’t too dreamy. And even though crushes are quite common in crypto, this year’s circumstances are a bit unusual: governments, banks, and regulators are recognizing Bitcoin, more

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You can have drugs delivered …

Trump-worthy quotes for an interview? Roger Ver can generate dozens of it in no time, as he talks and cares about things most people are passionate about, like money, freedom, or the right to be in charge of your own destiny. He also has no filter and shares whatever is on his mind, not giving

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The first crypto bank…

Last year was crazy. All of a sudden thousands of entrepreneurs from all around the globe got easy access to millions of dollars for their ideas (including the terrible ones). Even headlines like “80% of ICOs Are Scams” (truth be told those were backed up by a very vague report with no methodology behind the

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The first crypto bank…

Last year was crazy. All of a sudden thousands of entrepreneurs from all around the globe got easy access to millions of dollars for their ideas (including the terrible ones). Even headlines like “80% of ICOs Are Scams” (truth be told those were backed up by a very vague report with no methodology behind the

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Shariah-compliant crypto business: what should it look like?

If in Europe, Asia, and USA cryptocurrency businesses most frequently meet resistance from the financial regulators and legal authorities, Muslim countries have it worse. Here, religious factor lays down the law. Back in 2009, PwC in their Asset Management report underlined that, at the time, Muslims represented nearly a quarter of the world’s population and

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Unblocking blockchain recruitment

Did you know that only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work, according to Gallup research run in 2017? And in their recent study, PwC found that 80% of CEOs are worried about the availability of critical skills for their companies and  91% of CEOs agree that they need to strengthen their organization’s soft

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From weed to sale

During the last couple of years, blockchain and cannabis were the two industries attracting a lot of attention, mainly because both of them ballooned from being something backstreet and underground to the most emerging and promising businesses. Even in their darkest period both went hand in hand. For example, “Silk Road”, a dark web marketplace,

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When will the bear market be over?

The bear market of 2018 is neither the longest (so far) nor the toughest in the history of crypto. It was way worse 4 years ago when Bitcoin went down to around $400 just in 3 months after reaching almost $1200 in December 2013 and did not recover until January 2017 (three whole years !).

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US federal court to review the case of the wannabe website Blockchain.io

Developers of bitcoin wallet Blockchain accused the platform blockchain.io in a deliberate re-branding with the goal of misleading users. As they say in the official blog of the company, the corresponding complaint was transferred to the US Federal Court. According to the Blockchain’s team, the site was created by the founders of the Paymium platform,

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New York University presented a training program for blockchain-specialists

New York University is becoming the first university in the US, ready to offer students the training of cryptocurrency and specialty blockages. The new educational program is reportedly to be provided at the Leonard N. Stern Business School, which was also the first educational institution to launch a blockchain course for bachelors. According to Professor

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Ant Financial launches a blockchain platform BaaS

An affiliated company of the Chinese giant Alibaba, Ant Financial, is launching a blockchain-based backend-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. Ant Financial Vice President Geoff Jiang has announced the launch of the BaaS platform at the Ant Technology Exploration Conference (ATEC) in Hangzhou. The new backend-as-a-service platform is launched in conjunction with Ant’s partner program for business, which

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Dubai Finance Department launches a city payment system based on blockchain of flats

The Department of Finance of the Government of Dubai (DoF) has announced the launch of a payment system for government agencies of the UAE, which operates on the basis of blockchain technology. The opening of a new payment system became possible within the framework of the cooperation of the Department of Finance with the government

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