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Hackers steal $20 million of Ethereum

A group of hackers stole over $20 million USD worth of Ethereum from Ethereum-based apps and mining rigs, Chinese cyber-security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab reported. The cause of these thefts is

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Mastercard Seeks Blockchain-Based Payment Verification Patent

According to a patent application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Mastercard has come up with a conveyance and retrieval processes to verify users' payment credentials over

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Ripple donates millions to top universities for Blockchain research

Ripple, third place in market capitalization according to CoinMarketCap, is considered the cryptocurrency of banks. It is a virtual system of payments in real time based on the   Blockchain technology,

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SUMMER VACATION PAYING WITH CRYPTOCURRENCY

Everyone loves to travel, and the summer vacation are fast approaching. And for those who are immersed in the world of cryptocurrencies, you'd like to know that now you can

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The Empire Strikes Back: Lord Rothschild launches FedCoin and promises to destroy Bitcoin

Lord Rothschild (Jacob Rothschild) has announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency approved by the US government called FedCoin that, according to him, will completely destroy the threat that Bitcoin represents

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OpenBazaar: The e-Commerce alternative for cryptocurrencies

Just a few days ago we were talking about the importance of Blockchain technology for e-Commerce. Today we’ll talk about OpenBazaar, one of the first electronic commerces to apply this

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IBM to launch a Blockchain-technology counterfeit detector

Fraud costs the global economy more than $600 billion USD a year. And in some countries, nearly 70 percent of certain life-saving drugs are counterfeit. Complex supply chains (comprised of

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Startup to launch crypto-supporting payment cards for everyday shopping

As many people know, one of the main problems of cryptocurrencies is their limited usability. Although more and more businesses are adopting the option of digital currency payments, the number of

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Coinmap: A map that shows where to use Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies are becoming increasingly popular and stronger, and the best evidence is the growing number of people that not only is aware but actively involved in this new economic and

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Russian bank trades with Petro despite U.S. sanctions

In a clear challenge to the sanctions imposed by the U.S. government, Russian bank Evrofinance Mosnarbank is the only financial institution buying the Venezuelan cryptocurrency Petro. It's still unclear in which

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HTC ventures into Blockchain technology

HTC Exodus is the new smartphone by the Taiwan-based company HTC, which is betting on Blockchain technology by creating the world’s first cell phone focused entirely on apps and decentralized

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FOR ALL THE MOTHERS IN THEIR MONTH: ELECTRONIC STORES THAT ACCEPT BITCOIN PAYMENTS

May is the month to celebrate mothers, those wonderful women who gave us the gift of live and are the foundation of any family. A mother is loving and caring,

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Blockchain technology in the e-Commerce

Every day we increasingly hear about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, a main topic in the global economy. But just a few people are stopping to think about the real change

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D.Tube: A YouTube alternative based on Blockchain technology

D.Tube is the first decentralized video platform based on the Blockchain technology, aiming to become a YouTube alternative that allows people to watch or upload videos in IPFS, and share

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Curiosities around cryptocurrencies

In this article we will talk about some fun facts regarding cryptocurrencies. Some are relevant, others can make you laugh, and others may seem incredible, but they are true. Let's start

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FINNEY: The first smart devices for cryptocurrencies

The current smart device generation compromises the user’s safety. The focus is mostly on the user’s experience, paying a steep price of exposing it to frauds and cyber-crimes. The way

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What is Litecoin?

Little by little, cryptocurrencies are starting to become less of a novelty. The boom of Bitcoin and other virtual coins has helped put in the map some others that have

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It's time to Meet the Bitcoins!

In the search to introduce the people to the world of cryptocurrencies, the 'Meet the Bitcoins' project is here. 'Meet The Bitcoins' is an animated show in production about a family

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What is Etherum and what it has to offer

Although you can immediately identify it as a virtual coin, Ethereum is more of a platform. The currency’s name has always been Ether, although nowadays the name is being used

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Amazon: The success story of the e-Commerce King

Electronic commerce is a business system that through Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is getting stronger every day, receiving great acceptance among sellers and buyers since it allows companies to

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What is Blockchain technology and why it’s so important? (Part III)

In the last part of this article, I'll be describing the different ways to use of Blockchain. The most important one is that it can be applied to every type

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“All Mine”: The game that allows you to mine real cryptocurrencies

This familiar puzzle game comes with one particularity: It pays you to play! While you are playing, and even when you are doing something else in your computer, the game is

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Is the 'boom' of big companies issuing their own cryptocurrency coming?

A few days ago, Finance Magnates revealed that an exclusive source had confirmed to them that Facebook soon would be launching its own cryptocurrency, Facebook Coin (FBC). The social media giant

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E-COMMERCE, A PROMISING INDUSTRY BUT WITH SOME CHALLENGES

In recent years, the e-Commerce has shown a sustained growth worldwide, and every day is greater the number of people who buy and sell online. However, the industry faces some problems

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E-Commerce evolution over time

Before we talk about e-Commerce and its evolution through time, let’s define it: In simple terms, we can say that e-Commerce is the process of purchase of goods, products or

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What is Blockchain Technology and why it’s so important? (1st part)

In this blog I will try to explain what the famous Blockchain is in the cryptocurrency world, and to understand it I will also make references to some of the

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Blockchain technology in online gaming

Over the last few years, several companies have ventured into the digital currency market with some curious proposals, to say the least. But these proposals are just variations of the

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CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND E-COMMERCE

Nowadays, both money and forms of exchange are undergoing dramatic changes looking to keep up with the digital era developments and the e-Commerce, using the best communication tool available: internet. The

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Financial bubbles in the cryptocurrency sector

The word “bubble” has been tossed around regarding the cryptocurrency world, but what does it mean? First, we must clarify the “financial bubble” concept (also known as economic or speculative bubble):

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Coinbase helps its users with a cryptocurrency tax calculator

Now that the U.S. government will receive the information from thousands of users of Coinbase to determine the taxes that investors must pay for their cryptocurrency profits, the platform is

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Bits Club franchises adapt to your local e-commerce

Nowadays, there is a stronger tendency towards the digitalization of all kind of transactions, which is why the world is expected to be totally digital in the next 30 to

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COMPANIES START TO CONSIDER BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

In the midst of the Digital Era, not only our habits have changed, but everything is being forced to adapt according to the needs of customers around the world. Although

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ATMCoin: Questions and answers

Why invest in ATMCoin? After the ‘Crypto Boom’ exploded almost two years ago, the cryptoeconomy has been surrounded by many concerns. There are a number of reasons to explain the

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ATM Coin takes a giant step in its growth

During the past 30 days we have been working harder to make the quantum leap that we have talked about since last year. We want you to stay tuned, because next

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Why you shouldn't buy criptocurrencies with credit cards

The cryptoeconomic market suffered another sharp fall on Monday, due in large part to two important factors: First, the Chinese government's intention to eliminate all the Exchanges of digital currencies in

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Beginners guide: What are the cryptocurrencies?

For many years now, technology has gathered headlines in blogs, magazines and broadcasts since we are talking of a subject that attracts interest from almost EVERYONE. The world is moving

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Digital currencies will bounce back to their sustained growth patern

The speculation, discredit attempts and even possible bans of cryptocurrencies in some countries have led to decisions directed toward regulatory frameworks, user protections and extreme measures regarding security standards for

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Main differences between an EXCHANGE and a BLOCKCHAIN

Exchanges are trading platforms used around the world to buy or sell cryptocurrencies, also known as Trading. Its role is to connect buyers and sellers of altcoins, by providing –at

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Oportunity: Own your own digital currency Exchange

“Own your own cryptocurrency exchange in your area, earn money and be a part of the biggest financial revolution in the world: the great and promising digital asset market” Marcus Almeida,

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ATM COIN (ATMC) ENTERS 25 TRADING PLATFORMS

ATM Coin (ATMC), through its Youtube channel (media_atmcoin), announced on Thursday its entry into the Top-25 of the main digital currency trading platforms around the world. In the video, Omar Cortés,

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