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BMW piloting blocking tracking of mileage for leased cars

By | 2018-05-08T14:52:00+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech, ico, world|Tags: , , , |

BMW is piloting a blockchain platform to track mileage in leased vehicles through its startup innovation program. The effort is being carried out in partnership with blockchain startup DOVU - one of five startups to work with BMW Group UK as part of the company's Innovation Lab, first unveiled back in February. Specifically, DOVU developed a [...]

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Myntum will help secure your digital assets

By | 2018-05-07T18:25:08+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Myntum is a new blockchain company that has goal of securing your digital assets. Myntum was conceived after the Napa fires, when people had to restore their lives after losing everything in the fires. If people scan their crucial legal and financial documents then Myntum can store them under multiple layers of security. There is a [...]

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Elon Musk tweets he will start Cryptocandy company

By | 2018-05-05T23:49:33+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency|Tags: , |

Elon Musk tweets he will start Cryptocandy company. No details have been provided. I’m starting a candy company & it’s going to be amazing— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 5, 2018 Cryptocandy— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 5, 2018

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Goldman starting Bitcoin trading desk and Coinbase expecting double the trading volume in coming months

By | 2018-05-05T17:36:39+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, exchanges, world|

Goldman Sachs is preparing a Bitcoin trading desk. Goldman has concluded that Bitcoin is not a fraud and does not have the characteristics of a currency. But a number of clients wanted to hold it as a valuable commodity, similar to gold, given the limited quantity of Bitcoin that can ever be “mined” in a complex, [...]

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Planetary Resources may use blockchain for space mining rights and funding

By | 2018-05-04T23:34:08+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, ico|Tags: , , |

A delay in funding from February 2018 forced Planetary Resources to lay off some of its 70 employees. Planetary Resources had planned on using several small spacecraft, launched as secondary payloads in 2020, fly to near-Earth asteroids to measure their water content. The funding issue will delay that mission. Planetary Resources is reconsidering its reliance on [...]

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Mobilecoin will try to integrate crypto with mobile payments

By | 2018-05-03T23:55:14+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, world|Tags: , , , |

Mobile payments are currently mainly dominant in China and Asia. To get a sense of how pervasive mobile payments have become in China, consider that on the eve of this year’s Spring Festival, 668 million people on Tencent Holding’s WeChat app sent virtual hongbao – digital red packets containing money – to friends and family as [...]

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Nextbigcoins will draw three winners for free Crypto Investment Summit tickets

By | 2018-05-03T02:41:20+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, ico, Uncategorized|

The Crypto Investment Summit is Monday April 30 to Wednesday May 2nd at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Nextbigcoins is a partner site. We are excited to offer Nextbigcoins.io readers the chance to win tickets to this event. There are 100+ speakers. There are 35 ICOs presenting. Crypto investment Summit giveaway - 5 winners Crypto investment [...]

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Overall ICOs raising more money in 2018 but the failure and scam rate is high

By | 2018-04-05T17:38:15+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, ico, price tracking|

The ICO market has not collapsed. There is still more money being raised by ICO's in 2018. December 2017 ended with a new record of $1.1 billion raised, and the first quarter of 2018 with its $5 billion raised already exceeded the whole of last year. The overall volume of ICO projects in 2018 could reach [...]

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Binance CEO rises to billions in less than 8 months

By | 2018-04-04T06:37:47+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, ico|Tags: , , , |

In less than eight months, the founder of Binance has grown his company from an idea into the world’s largest digital-asset exchange by traded value. Binance had a $200 million profit in its second quarter of existence, and he has amassed a personal fortune that he claims is worth as much as $2 billion. Regulators around [...]

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Track prices for cryptocurrencies and tokens not covered on coinmarketcap

By | 2018-03-30T23:40:39+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, cryptocurrency, price tracking|Tags: , , |

Coinlib.io is another cryptocurrency price tracking site. Coinmarketcap is the most popular cryptocurrency price tracking site. It is ranked at about the 120th most popular website online. Coinlib ranks about 40,000th currently. Coinlib currently tracks 3385 coins and tokens. Coinlib tracks 2731 cryptocurrencies and 654 tokens. Coinmarketcap tracks 1595 cryptocurrencies.

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Twitter starts banning cryptocurrency advertising

By | 2018-03-28T07:22:22+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, exchanges|

Twitter will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks to avoid giving publicity to potential fraud or large investor losses. The prohibition will cover advertising of initial coin offerings (ICOs) - crowdfunding used to raise cash by creating new coins - as well as token sales. The new [...]

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Understanding Blockchain concepts

By | 2018-01-29T18:06:03+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech|Tags: , , |

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released an introduction to blockchain, which underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies. (59 pages) Blockchain definition A blockchain is essentially a decentralized ledger that maintains transaction records on many computers simultaneously. Once a group, or block, of records is entered into the ledger, the block’s information is [...]

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