HYGH Time for DOOH progress – Pre Security Token Offering has been launched

Some industries change rapidly while others take their time to adapt to new technology. Traditional advertising, specifically traditional OOH (out of home) advertising, still conjures Mad Men style images of cigarette holding, suit-wearing men strategizing billboard ad copy. As many industries continue to dive deep into digital, advertising is actually keeping pace. DOOH (digital out […]

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Seed CX Launches New Wallet Features for Institutional Clients

Institutional-focused crypto exchange Seed CX is launching a new wallet solution aimed at adding security and transparency for its customers. The company, which raised $15 million in funding last fall, announced Thursday that its new wallet features on-chain settlement, and provides each customer a unique wallet rather than using omnibus wallets. Provided through its settlement […]

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Lawyers Rush In: New UNH Blockchain Program Nabs Big-Name Speakers

It’s not a bear market for everyone. “A crypto winter for the price is a crypto summer for attorneys,” said Jason Civalleri, adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire Law School. “As the price sinks, you have a lot of demand for legal services.” That’s why UNH Law is rushing to offer a new […]

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Venezuela Calls US Sanctions Against Its Petro Cryptocurrency ‘Discriminatory’

Venezuela is pushing back against U.S. sanctions before the World Trade Organization, including ones imposed against its controversial cryptocurrency efforts. The complaint, filed late last month and published this week, addresses a number of actions taken by the U.S. in recent years, claims that the country is infringing on Venezuela’s rights under the General Agreement […]

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New Bitrefill Service Aims to Make Lightning Payments Easy

Stockholm-based startup Bitrefill now offers a way to mitigate bitcoin’s expensive learning curve for new users. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Bitrefill’s new Thor service allows people to give lightning channels to someone else with no setup on the recipient’s side. Lightning was created to allow cheaper, off-chain bitcoin payments. Bitrefill’s John Carvalho told CoinDesk: “Thor allows […]

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ShapeShift Lays Off 37 in Latest Round of Crypto Industry Cutbacks

Crypto exchange ShapeShift has announced a round of layoffs, citing a range of difficulties including a tough market climate. In a blog post published Tuesday, CEO Erik Voorhees wrote that the startup had laid off 37 employees, or a third of its staff. He described the process as “a deep and painful reduction, mirrored across […]

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January Outlook For Stellar Lumens – Stellar USD (Cryptocurrency:XLM-USD)

The Stellar Lumens (XLM-USD) Bitcoin (BTC-USD) trading pair (XLM/BTC) had itself, up until Jan. 7, in a falling wedge pattern, setting the template for a quick bounce to the upside. The question is what happens after this bounce in ratio and the outlook for the rest of January. Fundamental Outlook The XLM token was recently […]

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Ethereum Miner Linzhi Calls Out Project Coders for Proposed ASIC Ban

Shenzhen-based miner manufacturer Linzhi has published a statement in response to a “tentative” decision, made by ethereum developers Friday, to block specialized hardware, or ASICs, from securing the platform in exchange for rewards. This would involve the implementation of “ProgPoW” in an upcoming upgrade, a code change that is optimized for graphic card, or GPU, hardware. […]

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Ether Markets Are Mimicking Bitcoin’s 2015 Price Bottom

Past performance is no guarantee of future results, but when history repeats it can be difficult to ignore the potential implications. Such is the case with price chart of ether, the ethereum network’s native cryptocurrency. Since Sept. 2018, the price chart of the world’s second largest cryptocurrency has mimicked the market structure of bitcoin’s bear […]

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Crypto Exchange Kraken Says US Subpoenas Becoming ‘Barrier to Entry’

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has said that the cost of handling government subpoenas is fast becoming a “barrier to entry” in the U.S. On Saturday, the exchange tweeted an infographic from its “2018 Transparency Report,” indicating that the law enforcement and other inquiries it has received from various government agencies around the world have […]

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