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Bernie Fan Sniffs Out Bitcoin Cash Stash, Hilariously Exposes Wallet Key

By CCN: A Bernie Sanders voter found a stash of hidden Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – and almost gave it away immediately. No, they didn’t turn up at the local donation center only to find that it was closed. Rather, as apparent newbies to the cryptocurrency game, they did the one thing you should never do – they selfied the paper wallet’s QR code and uploaded it to Twitter. Bitcoin Cash Treasure Hunt: Coming to a Town Near You A generous Redditor appeared on the Bitcoin Cash subreddit on Monday night claiming to have hidden four stashes of BCH around the

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Boeing Bounces After Kamikaze Bird Rumor Bolsters Key Dow Stock

By CCN: Boeing stock enjoyed a moderate bounce on Tuesday, but it’s the trigger for the rally that’s raising eyebrows on Wall Street. That trigger? A dead bird. US: Kamikaze Bird Strike Led to 737 MAX Crash According to the Wall Street Journal, US aviation officials now believe that a kamikaze bird caused – or at least contributed – to the fatal Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crash in March. The officials speculate that a bird collision caused sensors to feed faulty data to the anti-stall system, which then reacted by pushing the plane’s nose down. Ethiopian officials dispute the

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This Coinbase-Backed Cryptocurrency Surged 75% in a Single Day

By CCN: The cryptocurrency market has been awash in bearish sentiment on Monday, with Bitcoin failing to maintain the $8,000 mark and most of the other top 20 coins moving in a sideways or downward trend. Nonetheless, one lesser-known crypto token isn’t intimidated by the market gloom, and it took advantage of one concrete announcement and one wild rumor to surge more than 75% in a single day. Ethereum Scaling Project Rallies More Than 75% Matic Network, a blockchain project aimed at scaling Ethereum, rose as much as 76% to $0.032 on the day. Shortly before 16:00 ET, the cryptocurrency

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What is an STO (Security Token Offering) & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have a Massive Impact

The world of startup financing took a major turn in 2017 as initial coin offerings (ICOs) burst onto the scene. In 2017 and 2018, more than $14 billion flowed into blockchain projects as investors looked to capitalize on crypto euphoria and the low barriers to entry made possible by the ICO funding model. It has been less than a year since the market for ICOs went bust, but the impact of the new crowdfunding model will endure for many years to come as startups look to tokenize real assets and leverage the power of the crowd to finance their next

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Bitcoin Will Die if These 4 Problems Remain Unsolved: Teen Crypto Millionaire

By CCN: Teenage bitcoin millionaire Erik Finman has once again thrown himself into the spotlight by claiming that the flagship cryptocurrency ‘will die’ unless the sticky issues it is facing are resolved. Speaking to Yahoo Finance, Finman indicated that the sticky issues plaguing Bitcoin are four. This includes its complexity with regards to use, high transaction fees, slow processing speeds and in-fighting among development teams. It’s facing four big problems. One, its high transaction fees. Two, it takes a long time you know to kind of send anything. And then three, the people that are trying to solve those problems…

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European Central Bank Concludes Cryptos Pose No Threat

With the recent gain in prices in the crypto market, the recovery of Bitcoin (BTC) has marked a milestone for the most famous cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been hovering around the $8,000 mark for a few days now, with community members speculating about the return of the bull market, hunting this could be the beginning of […]

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What is an STO (Security Token Offering) & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have a Massive Impact

The world of startup financing took a major turn in 2017 as initial coin offerings (ICOs) burst onto the scene. In 2017 and 2018, more than $14 billion flowed into blockchain projects as investors looked to capitalize on crypto euphoria and the low barriers to entry made possible by the ICO funding model. It has been less than a year since the market for ICOs went bust, but the impact of the new crowdfunding model will endure for many years to come as startups look to tokenize real assets and leverage the power of the crowd to finance their next

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Researcher Nears Launch of Ava, a Crypto & Potential Ethereum Killer

By CCN: The crypto ecosystem often explores which blockchain will emerge as the ‘Ethereum killer.’ So far, no network has been able to muscle the second-biggest blockchain off its perch, but now there’s a new kid in town – Ava, and it has Bitcoin, Ethereum, and even Visa in its sights. Ava is a new cryptocurrency that uses a consensus protocol known as Avalanche, whose creators similar to Bitcoin are anonymous only they go by Team Rocket. Avalanche is designed to combine the “best of both worlds” from the Nakamoto Consensus and Classical Consensus, according to Cornell University Associate Professor Emin

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