Month: July 2019

ConsenSys Ventures, the investment arm of ethereum development studio ConsenSys, has selected 10 blockchain startups for the second cohort of its accelerator program Tachyon. Announcing the news on Monday, ConsenSys Ventures said that the selected startups for the Tachyon 2.0 program are focused on building new blockchain-based solutions across data privacy, encryption, healthcare and decentralized
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The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The crypto community was divided after United States president Donald
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Foam is accomplishing what few token issuers have: A consistently engaged community that actually uses its token beyond speculation. Following a $16.5 million token sale in 2018, the geolocation data startup has launched a token-curated registry (TCR) with about 140 monthly participants in April and a scavenger hunt that garnered 500 user contributions to its
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The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. After facing opposition from regulators across the world, Facebook
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Blockchain startup Lumachain has received $2.4 million in public funding from Main Sequence Ventures, a $165.6 million venture capital fund backed by the Australian government and the federal Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.  Lumachain’s newly-received funds will go toward staffing fees as well as international expansion, according to a report by local financial news
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The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The uncertainty regarding regulators is keeping the upside in check.
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Oranco, a Chinese alcohol wholesaler and marketer that specializes in Fenjiu liquor and imported wines, is currently testing a blockchain solution to guarantee the authenticity of its products. According to a press release on July 26, Oranco subsidiary Fengyuang Huaxin Liquor Development partnered with the blockchain- focused company Guangzhou Silicon Technology (GSTC) almost one year
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The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is sending letters to crypto investors to apparently scare them into accurately reporting their crypto-related income.   ‘Don’t Panic’ According to a Forbes report by crypto tax attorney Tyson Cross, published on July 26, a number of Cross’s clients have received a letter “6174-A” from the IRS, threatening “future
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The head of a major Brazilian trade association, the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP), said that Brazilians could start using crypto to evade taxes. Paulo Skaf, the president of the FIESP, expressed concern over the recent tax reform proposal by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on July 25.
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Thursday, July 25 — the crypto markets are seeing a strong surge of green, with altcoins posting the strongest gains and Bitcoin (BTC) breaking back above the psychological price point of $10,000. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Having dropped to a four-figure price point in recent corrections, BTC is today up a solid 3.2%, bringing it
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Cryptocurrencies are three times more popular among American millennials as a long-term investment as they are for Generation X. Crypto is Americans’ 7th most popular long-term investment According to the results of a nationwide Bankrate survey, published on July 17, 9% of millennials chose crypto as their top long-term investment option — roughly threefold the
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Domain registrar company EnCirca has announced that it is accepting pre-registration applications for the Ethereum website extension, “.ETH”. EnCirca said that it will be accepting applications until August 10, in a press release on July 18.  EnCirca also said that they were the first registrar approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
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