Twitter is taking a leaf from Facebook in stepping up efforts to stop the spread of cryptocurrency scams on its platform. The increase in popularity of the cryptocurrency market has contributed to accelerating the emergence of misleading cryptocurrency-related content on the popular microblogging site.
Twitter for their part has confirmed that they are aware of the problem and are taking steps to get ahead of the situation. Earlier in 2018, Facebook placed a ban on advertising related to initial coins offerings (ICOs) and all other cryptocurrency content, as well as binary options.
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Bitmain, one of the largest bitcoin mining hardware manufacturers has announced that it plans to invest in a number of startups that are looking to create blockchain-based central banks. The announcement was made by Jihan Wu, the co-founder of Bitmain. The announcement was part of a keynote address he delivered at the DC Blockchain Summit being hosted by the Center for Financial Markets and Policy department of Georgetown University in collaboration with the Chamber of Digital Commerce.
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There are strong indications that Quebec has no interest in becoming a hub for bitcoin mining. Ever since the Chinese government began to take a tougher stance of cryptocurrencies, with reports of restrictions being placed on bitcoin mining activities, large-scale bitcoin miners have been looking for alternatives.
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In what could be called a first-of-its-kind initiative anywhere in the world, Singapore-based Tribe Theory has launched a new capsule crypto hotel targeted specifically at entrepreneurs and startups.
Dubbed the Venture Hotel, the new entity officially opened its door for guests on March 1. As an added charm, the management has announced that the hotel will accept payments made using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum.
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Japan has joined the league of Asian countries that have introduced stricter regulations to guide the cryptocurrency market. In what can best be described as a marked departure from the norm as far cryptocurrency in Japan is concerned, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has ordered a series of stricter cryptocurrency regulations. This comes in the wake of the Coincheck hack, one of the biggest cryptocurrency hacks so far. More than $530 million worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in the hack and the FSA is taking serious steps to ensure that such an event does not repeat itself.
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Cryptocurrency is becoming more and more popular each day. With this surge in popularity comes the need for quick and easy ways to buy and trade these digital currencies. There is certainly no shortage of exchanges popping up, but some are more robust and feature packed than others. Today we will be looking at a popular Chinese exchange. Here’s our Binance review.
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The blockchain is becoming ever more ubiquitous in almost every aspect of human life today. From banking to supply chain management and even the music industry, the blockchain seems to be everywhere.
The frontiers of digital technology are being pushed to new heights by the disruptive and revolutionary technology that was introduced by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. Now, popular international music DJ, Gareth Emery is looking to leverage the power of the blockchain into disrupting and transforming the music industry.
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In 2002, Michael Herzfeld coined the term crypto-colonialism in his paper on anthropology titled “the Absence Presence.” In his paper, Herzfeld referred to crypto-colonialism as a situation where a nominally independent nation has aspects of its culture and norms influenced or refashioned to suit foreign ideals.
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In 2017, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) became increasingly popular within the blockchain industry. ICOs overtook IPOs and other venture capital fundraising means as the preferred choice for blockchain-based startup enterprises.
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Without resorting to spreading unnecessary FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt), tether remains a point of concern for the cryptocurrency market at large. The Tether USDT token has become an integral part of the cryptocurrency trading market that a tether collapse could be potentially problematic for the entire cryptocurrency market.
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