Tag: Altcube

  • Ripple vs Ethereum

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    By Patrick H Ripple overtook Ethereum three times in the second half of September 2018 in terms of market capitalization. Although it was for a brief time, Ethereum lost its place as the 2nd largest cryptocurrency. Eventually, Ethereum powered back to re-take its position. Let’s analyze the cause and effect of this episode. Cause: Ethereum is […]

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  • Did a Canadian Crypto Exchange Steal All Its User Funds?

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    By Laura Desmond Canada just renegotiated NAFTA, legalized marijuana, and is now the scene of crypto’s most recent exit scam A small crypto exchange in Canada is crying “hack”, but it appears they pulled off an exit scam disappearing with ~$6 million worth of bitcoin. An exit scam is when an exchange builds up a reserve […]

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  • Venezuela Officially Launches Sale of Controversial Petro Coin for Fiat, Crypto

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    Venezuela’s controversial state-owned cryptocurrency the Petro is now available for purchase for fiat and crypto, Venezuelan Economy Department announced on Twitter Monday, Oct. 29. According to an infographic included in the tweet, Petro can now be purchased directly from the country’s treasury via the coin’s official website or from six crypto exchanges authorized by the government. The state-issued coin can be purchased […]

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  • It’s not too late to “break in” to crypto

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    I receive a lot of emails from crypto enthusiasts asking for advice on how to “break in” to crypto. And I totally get it! After all, crypto is a highly technical and multi-disciplinary field that moves at a breakneck speed. Having been on the other side, I know and empathize with the struggle of trying […]

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  • Should Regulators Ban Crypto?

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    Around the world, regulators are weighing the costs and benefits of blockchains. Here is why regulators should resist the urge to ban cryptocurrencies. Like all technologies, cryptocurrencies can be used for good or ill. We urge regulators to consider five points that mitigate against a categorical regulatory approach like an outright ban. 1. CryptoCrime Happens […]

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  • China & Blockchain Part 1: Winning the Most Important Race in 500 Years

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    Blockchain is virgin territory, a new frontier. Getting there first, exerting influence, and dominating the market matters. England, France, Spain, and Portugal all knew this when the New World was discovered. America knew this with global force projection after WWII, and most recently, the internet. But like all history, the empires of the past are […]

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  • Why Blockchain Will Enable a Virtual Reality Renaissance How Digital Assets will Create a Virtual Economy Steven Lubka 6 min read

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      Artificial Intelligence. Genetic Engineering. Autonomous Vehicles. Blockchain. Virtual Reality. The mere mention of these technologies is good enough to conjure utopian visions of a society so empowered by technology that our current problems vanish- at least in the minds of uninformed. Talk to the experts or critics and you may hear a different tale […]

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  • The Next Step in the Evolution of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

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    By Laura Desmond When thinking about robots and artificial intelligence (AI) most of us will envision the archetypical images of Star Wars legends R2D2 and C3PO or my personal favourite childhood badass the Terminator. While science fiction literature and movies have provided a stage for robots to display their awesome potential, they also often paint […]

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  • Blockchain 2018: Myths vs Reality

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    After a successful year of involvement in a variety of blockchain projects, I felt it healthy to take a step back and observe the emerging trends in this nascent (but still multi billion dollar) industry and question whether some of the directions taken so far are sensible or whether any corrections are necessary. I will […]

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  • Crypto Credit Cards are Inevitable

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    Crypto Debit cards too. While in 2018 traditional credit card providers have made it more difficult to buy crypto with them, with the likes of Bakkt getting into the picture crypto futures, ETFs and now crypto credit cards seem like inevitable things to come in a mainstream way. Wall Street’s entry into the crypto sector changes everything in […]

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