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Privacy-Focused Mainframe Donates 1,000 ETH to Press Foundation

Barely a day after announcing that it would be accepting cryptocurrencies as donations, Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) has received 1,000 ETH in its first-ever crypto donation. The donation was made by decentralized communications network Mainframe and is worth $530,000 at current market rates. Mainframe stated in a blog post that the decision to donate […]

Forget Bitcoin, These Altcoins Are Leading the Way in Merchant Adoption

Since its inception, one of the major goals of the cryptocurrency community has been the adoption of Bitcoin as a payment method for goods and services. As it stands now, consumers can use Bitcoin across a number of industries to purchase everything from real estate, to PCs, to pizza. However, Bitcoin’s high transaction costs, deflationary nature, […]

OmiseGO to Initiate Decentralization In Q4 2018

OmiseGO, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange issued on Ethereum who has raised $25 million in its initial coin offering in Q2 2017, has updated its roadmap to clarify the timelines and milestones ahead. OmiseGO Shares Updated Visual Roadmap The dynamic, evolving process, which has started with the ICO in Q2 2017, was followed by an airdrop… […]

Ethereum, OmiseGo, and Cardano Creators are Boycotting Consensus 2018 After Controversy

According to Bloomberg, the creators of Ethereum, Cardano, and OmiseGo, some of the biggest public blockchain protocols and cryptocurrencies, are boycotting the largest cryptocurrency conference, Consensus, after a controversial report about OmiseGo’s surge in price was published on April 26. OmiseGo Controversy Consensus 2018 is the leading cryptocurrency conference, hosted by cryptocurrency media outlet CoinDesk. The event, which […]

OmiseGO and MakerDAO Collaborating for a Decentralized Financial Future

When the common goal is the same, in this case financial decentralization, collaboration can often help to achieve it faster. MakerDAO and OmiseGO have teamed up to consolidate their roadmaps towards achieving a financial revolution. OMG and Maker Going Forward Together Announcements came from both teams yesterday confirming the partnership and continued efforts to work… […]

OmiseGo and Ethereum Founder Donate $1M to GiveDirectly

Despite several iterations, cryptocurrency is still severely criticized. In fact, the acceptability of these digital coins is always viewed with skepticism. Often, users of this currency are perceived as being selfish. People think that the crypto world is all about making and saving money. However, a recent happening has jolted the news world and the crypto haters. […]

Refugee Charity Receives Huge Crypto Donation

The New York-based charity Give Directly has announced that it has received a donation of USD 1 million from startup OmiseGo and Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin. Give Directly uses publicly available data on poverty to enroll recipients, region by region, using GPS technology in order to establish genuine cases of extreme poverty. Once no irregularities […]

End of Month Roundup: February’s Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers

Top performing cryptocurrencies in February were DigixDAO, OmiseGO, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin. The biggest losers were Nem, Cardano, Stellar Lumens and EOS.  Another month has passed in crypto land and it is time to review the winners and losers over the past four weeks. A lot has happened in February and looking back at the […]