Month: March 2018

Dutch Bank That Once Called Bitcoin ‘High Risk’ Considers Building Crypto-Wallet

A Dutch multinational financial provider, Rabobank has announced the possible introduction of a ‘cryptocurrency wallet’ tethered to the company’s banking services. The news follows the bank’s recent ‘high risk’ profiling of account holders that participated in bitcoin trading.  Also Read: Israeli Supreme Court Forbids Bank From Denying Service to Bitcoin Exchange Rabobank Investigates the Idea of …

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What is Experience Points? Beginner’s Guide to Real Life XP

What is Experience Points?   What if you could go through life earning experience points for just going about your day?  Picking up groceries (+500XP), shooting the bull with your buds on your favorite messaging app(+200XP), or sitting down for dinner with your sweetheart at your favorite Asian-American fusion gastropub (+1000XP). If it sounds like …

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Venezuela Claims Petro Cryptocurrency Has Raised $3bn from Investors in 127 Countries

The Venezuelan government has made some new claims about the pre-sale of the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro. After one week, President Nicolas Maduro said that the petro had raised $3 billion from 171,015 certified purchases, from investors in 127 countries. The majority of the orders were in dollars, followed by bitcoin and ether, according …

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What is iExec RLC? A Beginner’s Guide to Decentralized Cloud Computing

What is iExec RLC? Decentralized cloud computing sounds like a beautiful combination of buzzwords used to hype up a product, doesn’t it?  Don’t worry, iExec has substance to back up the buzz, and if this is the first time you’ve heard about the project, that makes sense–the team isn’t big on hype.   As this …

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Offshore Tax Haven Marshall Islands to Issue National Cryptocurrency

A small island nation with less than 60,000 inhabitants best known internationally as a former test site for nuclear weapons is joining the hottest new trend – issuing a national cryptocurrency. The planned Marshall Islands’ Govcoin is expected to be issued later this year. Also Read: Europol: Hardcore Criminals Are Shifting From Bitcoin to Monero, …

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Japanese Electricity Company Uses Excess Solar Power for Crypto Mining

Japan’s Kumamoto-Energy, a local power producer and supplier from Kumamoto City, has revealed that it recently began using solar power for mining cryptocurrencies. This is another example of how, contrary to environmental hysteria by mainstream media sources, cryptocurrency mining can enable a greener future using renewable energy. Also Read: British Man in Amsterdam Allegedly Laundered …

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