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New Ethereum-Based Tokens for Artistic Expression of Value

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has joined with artist Kevin Abosch who is continuing his ongoing relationship with cryptocurrency through artistic project labeled “priceless”. Abosch, is an Irish conceptual artist and photographer based in New York City. His last project explored cryptocurrency in a unique way. Apart from owning the most valuable piece of […]

Aluminium Sites Revamped As Search for Crypto Mining Locations Increase

It appears that old Alcoa aluminium facilities are being put to good use, as one more is now earmarked for cryptocurrency mining. Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC), with customers in China, the United States, Europe, and Brazil are letting some of their old operational US sites for aluminium processing go. The last to be […]

Congressman Invites Crypto CEOs to Capitol Hill for SEC Legislation Talks

A US congressman has invited 32 prominent representatives of the cryptocurrency industry to Washington in order to discuss future ICO legislation. Warren Davidson, the Republican representative for Ohio is to discuss measures to be introduced by the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) this coming autumn after discussions between the Commission and Davidson’s office. Davidson sits […]

Second Crypto Funded School to Be Built in Rwanda

An NGO and a cryptocurrency platform are planning to construct a school in Rwanda using cryptocurrency funding. The non-profit organization, Zam Zam Water, in a cooperative project with Peer-to-Peer finance platform provider Paxful is aiming to raise $100,000 for an education center. The project will be implemented in Rwanda’s Bugesera District, complete with full-time teaching […]

Can The Slow Cryptocurrency Recovery be Sustained?

FOMO Moments Markets slowly recovering this weekend; XRP, EOS, Neo and Tron climbing back, VeChain falling slightly. The slow creep upwards has continued into the weekend as cryptocurrencies add more gains following their lowest levels of the year. Total market capitalization has crept up slightly and is currently holding above $215 billion, 14% up on… […]

Why is Zcash 2.0 Sapling Release Important for Private Crypto Transactions?

Privacy cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) announced the release of their 2.0.0 version on August 16th, introducing the first Sapling-compatible version of the Zcash node software.  The privacy currency also added several other notable features in the newest software update, including an important fix to the peer banning bug that came about following the previous Overwinter update…. […]

Daily Recap: Crypto Market Surges as Tokens Including VeChain Spike 50%

The cryptocurrency market has shown a marked recovery from its bearish mood which saw Bitcoin drop below $6,000 to a near 2018 low. While Bitcoin stands at $6,500 today – an increase of over 2% in 24 hours, crypto analysts say that only an upward movement above key resistance at $6,675 would indicate a bullish… […]

XRP Recovers as Ripple Expands Crypto Exchange Partners

Ripple’s cryptocurrency, XRP, has had the year from hell. From its January all-time high it has taken one of the heaviest beatings of all the altcoins and plunged 93% to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday. However, parent company Ripple has probably made more partnerships than any other crypto organization so can things… […]

Cryptocurrency Update: VeChain Pumped on Chinese Vaccine Tracking Proposal

FOMO Moments Markets slowly healing this Friday; VeChain, XRP, Lisk, and Ontology performing well. The markets are still slowly healing from their lowest levels this year as we near another weekend in crypto land. Total market capitalization is creeping up and is over $210 billion again but still not showing any signs of a sustained… […]

SEC Slaps ICO Scammer with $30,000 Fine

David T Laurance has been issued a USD 30,000 penalty from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) due to his connection with a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO). He has also been barred from holding officer and director positions, or from trading in and owning penny stocks. Laurance was the president and CEO of […]

Messaging Giant LINE Launches New Crypto Fund, Lists Tron (TRX)

The current crumbling crypto market conditions appear to be no deterrent to tech and communications companies that are clamoring to get in on the action. South Korean messaging firm LINE is upping the game with the launch of a $10 million crypto investment fund. Unblock Ventures Crypto Fund According to the announcement, LINE’s Korean blockchain… […]

Kurt Russell Thriller “Crypto” to be Released 2019

Talks are underway with producers with plans to release a movie next year called “Crypto” starring actor Kurt Russell. The film, already in post production, is reportedly a crime-based thriller following in the footsteps of films such as Wall Street, Wolf of Wall Street and The Big Short which focussed on the economic crisis of 2008. […]

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Surges After Coinbase Consumer Confirms Listing

Over the past few weeks, Ethereum Classic (ETC) hit crypto headlines, as multiple exchanges finally announced fiat-to-crypto support for the popular cryptocurrency. Coinbase Consumer Meet Ethereum Classic Coinbase’s support for Ethereum Classic has been in the works for a while now, originally announcing that the firm’s engineering team had begun testing implementation in early-June. Although many… […]