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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Gaining Admission to ICOs is Literally a Lottery

It’s no secret that public tokensales are on the decline. The trend, which has been accelerating all year, has seen the bulk of the action transition to private and pre-sale rounds, leaving the public to fight over the scraps. To compound the woes of retail investors, gamification has made entry …

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Bitcoin ETF Rejection Sparks Firm’s Public Protest

Smarting from its bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF) denial by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Van Eck is pushing back in a formal letter of protest. A public response published on the SEC’s site methodically addresses each concern the regulator used in its rejection: valuation, liquidity, custody, …

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Archaeologists Argue Micronesian Stone Money Comprises Bitcoin Predecessor

Archaeologists are arguing that a pre-modern stone money used by Micronesian islanders resembles a precursor to bitcoin and distributed ledger technology. Also Read: Largest Cannabis Community Market in Israel to Accept Bitcoin Payments Archaeologists Highlight Similarities Between Micronesian Stone Money and Bitcoin Scott Fitzpatrick, an archaeologist at the University of Oregon …

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July 2018 Volume Rankings Report: BTC Extends Dominance

During July, the majority of leading cryptocurrency markets have produced stagnant or declining volume month-over-month. BTC, USDT, and DASH were the sole top ten markets able to buck the trend, with BTC’s trade volume notably increasing by 4.6%. Also Read: Mining Round-Up: Sky Mining CEO Flees with $35 Million, Texas Attracts …

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