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Palestinian Civilians Are Using Bitcoin More Than Terrorists

Experts say Hamas is now using bitcoin for cross-border fundraising at an unprecedented rate. Still, even the largest estimates of terror financing in the region are apparently dwarfed by civilian bitcoin usage in the Gaza Strip, local experts tell…

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Guy Makes $20 a Month for Locking $5 Million Worth of Bitcoin on the Lightning Network

Some person or group that goes by the name of LNBIG and runs close to half of the entire Lightning Network (LN) has stated he makes less than a dollar a day for the privilege of locking millions worth of bitcoins. “I have 200-300…

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Don't Use These Free Speech Arguments Ever Again

America is awash in ugly, hateful speech. White nationalists march defiantly, and their slogans are echoed in murderous rampages. Government officials revel in disparaging the very people they patrol. Many people—and I'm one of…

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Use dapps on any desktop browser with Coinbase Wallet's WalletLink

Starting today, Coinbase Wallet users can use their favorite decentralized apps (dapps) on any desktop browser with Coinbase Wallet's WalletLink. WalletLink acts as a secure bridge between your Coinbase Wallet app and your desktop browser. To get…

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Software was eating the world - now landlords are eating everything

tl;dr: Landlords are taking $1 of every $8 in venture capital investments due to well-organized NIMBYism that has captured San Francisco housing regulations in their favor. YIMBY has moved public opinion. Tech must now get involved. In 2011, when…

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Tezos Foundation Supports New Satoshi's Treasure Hunt and Issues Grant to Stove Labs to Create Non-Fungible Token (NFT) Standard for Implementation

The Tezos Foundation is excited to announce its partnership with Satoshi's Treasure and the launch of the Tezos Satoshi's Treasure Hunt, a multiplayer game of skill where people can solve difficult puzzles to receive tez (XTZ) from a prize pool of…

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Japanese internet giant Recruit Holdings makes strategic investment in Blockstack

Recruit Holdings, the $50B Japanese internet giant behind Glassdoor and Indeed, has made a strategic investment in Blockstack PBC The deal enables Blockstack PBC to leverage the business relationships and expertise of Recruit as it prepares to…

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Litecoin Foundation's employees 'voluntarily decreased salaries' in wake of reduced donations

Employees of the Litecoin Foundation have volunteered for a pay cut to help the organization sustain through the times of decreased donations, especially in Q1 of 2019. Xinxi Wang, a board director at the Litecoin Foundation, told XCong.com in an…

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Bitcoin Dominance Is Actually Above 90%, New Research Suggests

Bitcoin's true share of the total market capitalization for all cryptocurrencies could be as high as above 90%, Forbes reported on Aug. 22. While mainstream crypto data aggregators have been pointing to a dominance level of around 70%, analysts at…

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Apple says clean Apple Card with a microfiber cloth, avoid contact with leather and denim

With physical Apple Cards now making their way into the hands of consumers across the U.S., Apple this week offered up a few tips for cleaning, caring for and storing the titanium card with its specialized finish. A 'How to clean your Apple Card'…

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Even Cryptocurrencies Are Now Getting Clobbered in This Market

Bitcoin is quickly loosing the refuge designation bestowed by some advocates in recent weeks as the largest cryptocurrency joins the global slide in riskier assets. Smaller rivals tumbled even further. After rallying while U.S. equities plunged…

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Devcon5 On-Chain Ticket Sale

Over the last few months, we've been coordinating with the talented team over at Ether.Cards to bring an NFT-based on-chain ticketing solution to the Ethereum community in time for Devcon5. This experiment will take place in two parts, with a…

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ETHER.CARDS

This NFT-based fair distribution ticketing solution is a small scale experiment, but if it's successful, we plan to extend it to more tickets next year. We will commit 150 tickets for the experiment. 100 of those will be sold at the provably fair…

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Bitcoin's reported market dominance is approaching 70%, but in reality it is above 90%

Many of us are familiar with the measure for market dominance as reported on Coinmarketcap, and presented below. By calculating the market capitalization of a coin, its price multiplied with its circulating supply, and dividing it by the total…

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2020 Presidential candidate Andrew Yang is in favor of blockchain voting

Andrew Yang, one of the candidates for the 2020 presidential election in the U.S., wants to modernize voting via blockchain technology. Yang said it is “ridiculous” that in 2020, Americans are still standing in line “for…

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Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns following 'deep state' comments

This is breaking news. Please check back for updates.

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Fluidity: Bringing Real World Assets to Ethereum

Audio playback is not supported on your browser. Please upgrade. 0:00-42:59 Michael Oved and Don Mosites join the podcast to talk about what their company Fluidity is building. Fluidity is behind AirSwap, the popular token swap tool built on…

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Life in a Box

I let my hair and beard grow for one year after I was given two life sentences plus forty years without parole. Then I drew this picture of me in my cell with Scott, my cellie. He became a close friend. He hated the six (then seven) inch beard…

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The Rise of the Sovereign Individual

Not too long ago, the internet was a fringe phenomenon. Very few people saw the benefits of a global communications network. Even fewer people had the vision and the foresight to see what it might enable. Today, most people take the internet for…

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