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Tom Lee Still Bullish on BTC Despite Bitfinex Scandal

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee is well known for his EXTREMELY bullish attitude towards the crypto space and specifically, Bitcoin. In a recent interview, he explained why he is still bullish on cryptocurrencies despite the challenging previous year and predicted what we could expect from Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in 2020. So even though last week saw cryptocurrencies starting losing their value following the surfaced news about Tether and Bitfinex, Lee is absolutely sure that it is just a temporary situation. Instead, he believes that the bullish trends will soon gain the upper hand. Lee explained: “Last year was a terrible year...

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Binance Launched Its Mainnet - Attention Turns to Token Listings

At one-point Ethereum, often seen as the proverbial little brother of Bitcoin, was the gold-standard of crypto adoption. Its smart contracts and versatile ERC-20 token had vast enterprise implications, and the platform also served as the launching pad for hundreds of digital currencies. While many people saw Bitcoin as the dominant digital currency, Ethereum had clear benefits in terms of decentralized development and general applicability. Unfortunately, the platform has struggled to mature alongside the crypto movement and problems with scalability, affordability, and usability have dampened its prospects. This became even more apparent on April 23rd when Binance, one of the...

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Binance CFO talks about Facebook's Blockchain developments

Back in March, Facebook publicised their creation of a research group dedicated to Blockchain, with more than 60 staff working on the project. The CFO of Binance, Wei Zhou had this to say about Facebook’s announcement “I suspect it’s going to be a closed Facebook ecosystem,” followed by “Their goal is to wall off other people from coming into their system, their goal is not to open up their system to other people.” Doesn’t seem like he’s a fan does it? He also said that Facebook’s decisions are made by one single person, not by a community as a whole...

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HoryouToken, the 1st Digital Currency for Economic and Social Inclusion and Advancement of the UN SDG’s, was Presented at the WSIS Forum 2019

On April 8th - 12th, 2019 in Geneva — The World Summit on the Information Society - WSIS Forum 2019, celebrated it’s 10th Anniversary along with co-organizing United Nation agencies ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, UNCTAD, as well as industry representatives and government officials from 193 countries.  The Theme of the event was “Information and Communication Technologies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”. According to the UN Knowledge Platform for the SDG’s: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and...

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Disney To Take Over Bitstamp?

Two big cryptocurrency exchanges could be on the verge of having a partnership with the Walt Disney Corporation. Disney will become the owners of both the South Korean exchange Korbit and the European platform Bitstamp if the $13 billion equity deal is given the green light. This news comes from the South Korean news outlet The Korea Herald, who cited a banking industry source speaking to another publication. They have revealed that the chairman of the online gaming giant NXC Corporation, Jung-ji Kim, is planning to sell his 98.6 percent share in the firm. The Korea Herald states: “The anticipated...

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