Coinbase Opens New Office in Portland, Bids GDAX Goodbye

Coinbase has announced that it is opening an office in Portland, Oregon. According to a blog post on the company’s website, a variety of cities in the United States had been explored before settling on Portland. The West Coast city was picked based on the fact that it already had a vibrant blockchain community. At

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VeChain Thor Blockchain Launches, Token Swap to Take Place Mid-July

VeChain has officially launched its main network and the first block has been mined successfully. VeChain Mainnet Launches VeChain Thor is a blockchain platform aimed at driving enterprise businesses to use blockchain solutions. The main network launch was preceded by deploying the first authority master node. VeChain utilizes a Proof-of-Authority consensus algorithm, in which approved

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Bitcoin, Gold-Backed Currency Can Coexist in Free Society: Ron Paul

Ron Paul, a former member of the U.S. Congress and a Distinguished Counselor to the Mises Institute, has called for the legalization of competition to the U.S. dollar and a debate over the future of fiat currency, precious metals, and cryptocurrency. Writing for the Mises Institute website, he claims the U.S. does not have a

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Envion ICO Scandal: Court Rules in Cryptocurrency Mining Firm Founders’ Favor

Since our last article on the unfolding situation with the deadlocked Envion ICO, a group identifying themselves to CCN as Concerned Envion Investors have been working to produce evidence that CEO Mathias Woestmann snatched the company from the founders and falsified documents to seal the deal. Now they claim to have that evidence. The case

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Hayes: A positive regulatory ETF will push Bitcoin to $50,000 in 2018

Arthur Hayes, the Co-Founder and CEO of BitMEX, a Peer-to-Peer Trading Platform that offers leveraged contracts that are bought and sold in Bitcoin predicts that the pioneer cryptocurrency will sell for at least $50,000 by the end of 2018. Hayes made his prediction while speaking on the CNBC Fast Money show on June 29 2018.

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What’s the Motive Behind Pornhub’s Listing of Verge and now Tron?

Pornhub, the largest pornographic-video platform in the world, is set to integrate Tron. In April, CCN reported that Verge, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, disclosed its strategic partnership with Pornhub, with the announcement made by Pornhub vice president Corey Price, who stated: “The volatility of crypto is concerning for subscriptions with recurring payments. As such, at present,

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Bitcoin and Ether Surge 11% as Crypto Market Suddenly Adds $26 Billion Overnight

The crypto market has added more than $26 billion in the past 24 hours, as major assets including bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash rose by more than 10 percent. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash are Today’s Big Gainers Major digital assets recorded large gains on June 30, as the volume of the crypto market suddenly

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Electric Scooter Startup Spin Seeks $125 Million In ‘Security Token Offering’

An electric scooter startup called Spin is trying to raise close to $125 million in what’s called a security token offering (STO), which sells tokens backed by real-world financial instruments, according to Axios and confirmed by TechCrunch. The STO marks a new phase in funding following initial coin offerings, TechCrunch observed. STOs provide more security

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