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Ripple’s XRP Token Sales Increased Fourfold With Soaring Interest from Investors

Ripple’s XRP Token Sales Increased Fourfold With Soaring Interest from Investors   A new report from distributed ledger startup Ripple suggests institutional investors are increasingly interested in its native cryptocurrency, XRP. According to the San Francisco startup, its licensed subsidiary sold $31 million worth of XRP during Q2 2017. The figure was up fivefold from Q1,…

IOTA Expands Distributed Ledger Research to Preeminent Universities

IOTA Expands Distributed Ledger Research to Preeminent Universities   In an effort to continue research and development of blockchain and distributed ledger technology, distributed ledger organization IOTA has entered into a historic partnership with student organizations at both Berkeley and University College London. By collaborating with Blockchain at Berkeley and the newly formed IOTA @ UCL,…

World’s First Local Government Digital Currency HullCoin Could Launch This September

World’s First Local Government Digital Currency HullCoin Could Launch This September   Local currencies are nothing new and, local digital currencies are also a thing nowadays, with the Liverpool Local Pound (LLP) and the Local Pound, East London, for example, coming into existence this year, thanks to Tel-Aviv-based technology company Colu. These local digital currencies were created pegged to…

Smart Contract Platform’s EOS Token Takes Spot Among Big Cryptos

Smart Contract Platform’s EOS Token Takes Spot Among Big Cryptos   At the Consensus 2017 event in New York, BitShares and Steem creator Dan Larimer explained his project and vision to the crowd: EOS, a smart contract blockchain-based platform in which decentralized applications can be built, that solves some of blockchain technology’s problems. EOS, according to its creator,…

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Dash Announces 1-Year Development Roadmap

Dash Announces 1-Year Development Roadmap   Dash Evolution has been designed as a scalable and user-friendly currency platform for mass adoption. Evan Duffield and Andy Freer of Dash Labs and Dash Core CTO, respectively have developed a roadmap for reaching this goal, and have provided a summary of this roadmap on Dash.org. The user capacity will increase with each…

IOTA Collaborates With Norway’s Healthcare Providers in Blockchain Research Network

IOTA Collaborates With Norway’s Healthcare Providers in Blockchain Research Network   Since 2016, the IOTA Foundation has been leading a concentrated effort to apply its Tangle distributed ledger network to the public sector, with a strong focus on eHealth. Now, in partnership with leading Norwegian healthcare providers such as Olso Medtech, the Norwegian Centre for…

The Contradictions of the Alt-Right Embracing Bitcoin for Crowdfunding

The Contradictions of the Alt-Right Embracing Bitcoin for Crowdfunding Crowdfunding Has Increasingly Become a Staple Business Model for Many ‘White Nationalists’ Since its inception, bitcoin has been lauded by the libertarian-leaning constituent of the right wing community. The realization of decentralization, trustless financial autonomy, and peer-to-peer transactions without third party verifications have obvious appeals to…