Abnormal Tether Price Moves on Kraken Leave Analysts Puzzled

Massive trade orders on Kraken fail to sway the price of Tether any further than modest ones, leaving researchers and analysts puzzled. Unlikely Coincidences “USD-backed” Tether (USDT) is making headlines yet again for the dubious activity surrounding the token. A report from Bloomberg today details evidence that Tether markets on the US-based Kraken exchange are […]

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Blockchain’s Impact on Food and Farming, Explained

4. Blockchain could eliminate paper-based processes and cut costs, with these savings passed on to you. Getting rid of middlemen would minimize transaction fees, and decentralization would also make it easier for smaller farms to compete with larger corporations. For example, blockchain concepts such as PavoCoin are entering the fray — giving smaller farmers access […]

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$5.2 Million in Cryptocurrency Seized in EU’s Largest LSD Raid

European law enforcement agencies dismantled a Darknet drug trafficking network, seizing almost 800,000 doses of LSD and over $5 million in Bitcoin, IOTA, and Lumens. The Infamous ‘Darknet’ The Deep Web or the “Darknet” gained a lot of notoriety back in 2013 when the United States FBI took down the Internet’s largest online black market and […]

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Ross Ulbricht Is Denied Prison Sentence Review by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court announced on June 28, 2018, that it will not reconsider the conviction or life sentence of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged mastermind behind the darknet site Silk Road. At press time, no reason has been provided for the Court’s decision. Ulbricht was first arrested in October 2013 at the Glen Park Branch Library […]

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Lightning Network ‘Really Does’ Solve Bitcoin Scaling: Andreas Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos has defended the Lightning Network as an optimal Bitcoin scaling solution, saying it is “naive” to assume that its current nascent state means it will fail to scale in future. Critics ‘Misunderstand Engineering’ Speaking as part of his regular Q&A sessions, the celebrated cryptocurrency educator and lecturer addressed criticism of Lightning, which remains […]

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Major VR Platform Raises $35 Million to Create Virtual World on EOS

Virtual reality platform High Fidelity believes that by using blockchain technology they can reach an audience of a billion people and have just raised $35 million in fresh revenue to do so. $35 Million Raised to Create New Virtual World The series D fundraising round was led by a $2o million investment by Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy EOS […]

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