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Booming Ethereum Price Good for Ecosystem: Founder Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin was live from New York on Wednesday night. He was spotlighted in a live-stream interview with Laura Shin for the crypto journalist’s Unchained podcast, a sold-out event that was held at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Mar 21, 2019 at 17:48Gerelyn Terzo
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Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Says Waning Interest in ICO Tokens is a Good Sign For the Market at Large

As per data released by ICObench recently, fundraising numbers associated with methods such as ICOs have continued to decline since the start of 2018. Not only that, even the sale of crypto tokens across the globe have fallen by a whopping 90 percent over the course of the past 12 months or so.
Mar 20, 2019 at 17:20Shiraz J
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Cryptocurrencies Not a Substitute for Traditional Money, IMF Says

Market capitalisation of all virtual money has fluctuated erratically, which makes them less reliable.
Mar 20, 2019 at 12:04Kelsey Warner
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Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire: Stablecoins That Use Open Standards Will Prevail

Jeremy Allaire, co-founder and CEO of payments company Circle, has said that as the sector continues to see new market entrants, stablecoins using an open standards approach will prevail.
Mar 19, 2019 at 18:38Marie Huillet
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Pwc Report Finds STOs 'Are Not Fundamentally Different From ICOs'

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) has published a report in collaboration with Crypto Valley seeking to provide “a strategic perspective” on the initial coin offering (ICO) and security token offering (STO) sectors.
Mar 15, 2019 at 14:12Samuel Haig
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Cryptocurrency Adoption: FIO Report Finds That 75% of Crypto-Holders Fear Failure of Transactions

The Foundation for Interwallet Operability [FIO] surveyed more than 200 active cryptocurrency users in 2018 and reported that three quarters [75%] of the surveyed crypto users were skeptical about their digital transactions going through as planned. As new users were added to this list, the results went up to 81%.
Mar 15, 2019 at 13:19Namrata Shukla
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‘Facebook Coin’ Could Generate Billions in Revenue: Barclays Analyst

Facebook’s reported stablecoin project could be a significant moneymaker for the social media giant, according to Barclays analyst Ross Sandler.
Mar 12, 2019 at 15:58Zack Seward
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EY Executive Says Bitcoin Has No Practical Use in India

An EY executive who recently visited India and met with a number of government agencies has voiced his opinion about the future of cryptocurrencies in the country.
Mar 12, 2019 at 15:28Kevin Helms
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Ethereum’s ProgPoW Proposal: An Expensive Game of Whack-a-Mole

Recently, there has been discussion regarding a proposal to migrate ethereum away from proof-of-work called ProgPoW (short for programmatic proof of work).
Mar 11, 2019 at 18:33Dovey Wan , Martina Long
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Niall Ferguson Retracts Critical Appraisal of Crypto and DLT

Prominent British historian and author of ‘The Ascent of Money,’ Niall Ferguson, has retracted the pessimistic assertions that he had previously made with regards to the prospective utilities for Bitcoin and distributed ledger technology.
Mar 11, 2019 at 17:49Samuel Haig
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Will Demolish Coin’s Future, Says Bitcoin Millionaire Erik Finman

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has been one of the most sought-after scaling solutions since its inception.
Mar 11, 2019 at 16:39Biraajmaan Tamuly
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Venezuelan Economist: Cryptocurrency Is ‘Good’ Money, Bolivars Are Not

The adoption of cryptocurrencies in Venezuela, first due to hyperinflation and later due to dollarization, could come to play a role in the country’s economic rebuilding.
Mar 11, 2019 at 11:54Diana Aguilar
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Present-Day Cryptocurrencies Cannot Replace the Current Financial System, Says Kaspersky

Eugene Kaspersky joined the list of major personalities with opinions on Bitcoin after he said that the coin was ‘great,’ but its mainstream adoption by replacing traditional financial institutions was likely to take a century and that the world was not ready to embrace them yet.
Mar 08, 2019 at 17:27Chayanika Deka
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Bitcoin [BTC] to Surpass All-Time High Rally Price of $20,000 by 2021, Claims Canada-Based Financial Institution

The ecosystem of cryptocurrency is highly volatile and unstable hence, Bitcoin’s price prediction is a massively debated issue.
Mar 08, 2019 at 15:18Biraajmaan Tamuly
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Top Crypto Analyst Believes Bitcoin Without Satoshi Nakamoto Is Facing the Same Fate as Apple Without Steve Jobs

Former tech banker and self-proclaimed Bitcoin maximalist Kevin Pham has taken to Twitter to express his thoughts on the current state of the Bitcoin network.
Mar 08, 2019 at 10:15Adrian Klent
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A Big Question Mark Hangs Over Ripple’s Business Model

The troubles have come thick and fast since the recent launch of Ripple’s XRP on Coinbase.
Mar 04, 2019 at 17:18Maud Gu
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Long the Bankers! Why Security Tokens Need Trusted Middlemen

As one of the very first people to tokenize a VC fund when the term “security tokens” almost didn’t exist, and as an early investor in the space, I have a unique point of view into the rapid growth of this ecosystem.
Mar 04, 2019 at 14:54Ami Ben David
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What Coinbase Needs to Learn from the Neutrino Scandal

If you want to test a cryptocurrency newcomer’s grasp of the design principles of permissionless record-keeping networks, tell them it wouldn’t matter to bitcoin if ISIS were running a node.
Mar 04, 2019 at 13:22Michael J Casey
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Bitcoin Price Plunge to $1,000 is Possible, Say Traders; Could it Happen?

Since January, for over two months, Bitcoin has remained in a relatively tight price range from $3,200 to $4,000, unable to break out of key resistance levels above $4,200.
Mar 04, 2019 at 11:19Joseph Young
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‘Prices are Way Down’: Bitcoin Investors Should Buy Post-Crash Dip Now, Says VC Chief

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson suggested that bitcoin investors buy the post-crash dip because there are a lot of exciting developments right now that make the crypto industry worth investing in.
Mar 01, 2019 at 10:22Samantha Chang
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