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Archive for June 2018

Delays Be Damned: Tezos Blockchain Enters Beta – CoinDesk

After months of painful wrangling, the Tezos network is up and running – more or less. The Tezos Foundation announced on Saturday that the blockchain’s “betanet is live.” As the group explained prior to the launch, this means that a fully functional version of the network is available, but still “experimental” in nature, with downtime and…

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Expedia Drops Bitcoin Payments, Official Confirms – Bitcoin News

News Travel booking platform Expedia has stopped accepting bitcoin (BTC). A company representative confirmed the policy change, while stating that various payment options are being continuously evaluated without elaborating on the details. Expedia has been supporting bitcoin payments since 2014.  Also read: Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Blockchain for Cargo Expedia Confirms Suspension of…

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VeChain Thor Blockchain Launches, Token Swap to Take Place Mid-July

VeChain has officially launched its main network and the first block has been mined successfully. VeChain Mainnet Launches VeChain Thor is a blockchain platform aimed at driving enterprise businesses to use blockchain solutions. The main network launch was preceded by deploying the first authority master node. VeChain utilizes a Proof-of-Authority consensus algorithm, in which approved…

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Bitcoin Cash Sees More Infrastructure, Applications, and Protocol Innovation – Bitcoin News

News Over the past few weeks, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has seen a lot of new infrastructure support, applications, and protocol innovation. While everyone has been watching the bearish markets across the digital currency economy, in general, there’s a lot of action happening within the BCH ecosystem that supersedes its current price speculation. Also…

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What’s the Motive Behind Pornhub’s Listing of Verge and now Tron?

Pornhub, the largest pornographic-video platform in the world, is set to integrate Tron. In April, CCN reported that Verge, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, disclosed its strategic partnership with Pornhub, with the announcement made by Pornhub vice president Corey Price, who stated: “The volatility of crypto is concerning for subscriptions with recurring payments. As such, at present,…

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto and the Structure of Class Warfare – Bitcoin News

News The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising ExpectationsSection 4: State Versus SocietyChapter 9, Part 2Crypto, and the Structure of Class Warfare The wall separating state and society is crumbling. Or, rather, the state is taking a jackhammer to it in an aggressive attempt to control every aspect of productive and cooperative life…The people you…

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27% of England’s Male Millennials Say Bitcoin Better Investment Than Property – Bitcoin News

News Millennial Living in 2018: Insights for the UK ‘Build-to-Rent’ Sector, a study in conjunction with FTI Consulting, commemorates real estate group Get Living’s 5th anniversary. Focusing on millennials, it found significant portions turning away from traditional stores of value, such as property and home ownership, in favor of crypto assets.   Also read: Bitlicense…

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