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Ethereum: Foundation Sets Goals for Coming Year

Earlier this week on May 21st the Ethereum Foundation published its Spring 2019 update and spilt all the details on the planned development for the next coming year. The report mainly focuses on how ETH plans on allocating the $30 million designated for use by the Foundation in further developing the currency. The Foundation further went onto report on the “tremendous progress” being made for the cryptocurrency over the last twelve months and gave a nod to the efforts of developers, entrepreneurs of Ethereum. Despite the growth of competition with rival projects like EOS and TRON, the Foundation also claims...

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Mind AI Partners With Velas To Place Next Generation Artificial Intelligence In The Public’s Hands

Knowledge is power. This is, according to the old adage, a fact of life stretching back thousands of years that remains a constant in societies as we know them. And in the eyes of many, power today is more concentrated than ever in the hands of the richest corporations and nations. So what does this mean for models of artificial intelligence which literally feed and grow from knowledge, recorded in the form of data? Society in the present day favors those at the top because entities are generally expected to act in self-interest. Having power feeds back, pays and helps...

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Bitcoin (BTC): The Best Time To Sell Was At $20,000, The Second Best Time Is Now

The best time to sell Bitcoin (BTC) was when it was trading close to $20,000 but the second best time to sell Bitcoin (BTC) is now. In this analysis we will explain why this is the perfect time to be selling Bitcoin (BTC) and not buying it. Let us first look at the weekly chart for BTC/USD. Since the creation of Bitcoin (BTC) and throughout its trading history, we have seen strong similarities between various market cycles. History may not have repeated itself but it has rhymed and very closely. One thing to observe here is that market cycles have...

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Bitcoin ATMs Continue Growth Across US with Coinme Kiosks

The Bitcoin ATM operator Coinme has expanded its Bitcoin purchasing options for residents in the United States to cover 21 states, the firm confirmed in a press release this week. Coinme first started selling Bitcoin in 2014, and will now serve around 2,200 locations across the nation through its existing partnership with coin kiosk operator Coinstar. It was in January this year that Coinstar first began selling Bitcoin for USD, so far restricting the feature to the US market. Neil Bergquist, Coinme co-founder and CEO, commented in the press release: “Bitcoin and other digital currencies offer unique benefits to consumers...

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New Zealand Blockchain Group Goes to Govt. for Strategy

BlockchainNZ is an organisation that claims to be focused on allowing businesses and individuals in New Zealand to advance in all things related to decentralised, cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology. They are set to work with the nation’s authorities to integrate a national blockchain strategy to enable New Zealand to get up to speed with other countries. In a bid to accelerate the growth rate of New Zealand’s blockchain industry, BlockchainNZ is set to formally ask the government to formulate a national DLT strategy that would boost the region’s blockchain ecosystem. The executive director at BlockchainNZ, Mark Pascall will testify...

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