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Tezos Foundation to Launch Grantmaking Process

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The Tezos Foundation has announced that it will hold their first formal call for proposals through an open grantmaking process, according to an announcement published July 13. According to the announcement, Tezos’ public call for grants will be made in August of this year, and has determined three main areas …

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Crypto Trading Through Algocratization | Making Crypto Accessible

Cryptocurrency trading has always been fundamentally different from traditional finance in lots of ways. It’s more inclusive, easier to make big and quick gains, has lower barriers to entry, and doesn’t require huge startup costs. Maybe these are the reasons why crypto has been so fiercely and constantly undermined by …

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Tezos Is Giving Away Grant Money to Crypto Developers

A few short weeks after the beta version of its mainnet went live, Tezos is looking to encourage its community to begin developing on its platform. The Tezos Foundation announced a new grant-making process Friday, saying it will hold a formal call for proposals in August. In a press release, …

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Billionaire Steven Cohen Invests in Bitcoin (But Not Ripple)

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Billionaire investor Steven Cohen is entering the emerging market by investing into a cryptocurrency hedge fund that favors Bitcoin and Ethereum over Ripple.  Billionaire Steven Cohen Gets into Bitcoin Cohen Private Ventures — the hedge fund of Steven A. Cohen, whose estimated net worth currently stands at $14 billion USD — has …

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Automobile Blockchain | Toyota, Ford, & GM Looking at Distributed Ledger

Automobile blockchain: Various companies around the world began jumping on the blockchain bonanza last year when cryptocurrency spread like a wildfire in the media and grew in popularity. Everyone tried to see how this new technology could benefit their current systems or even ride the blockchain ‘buzzword’ for a while. Long …

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Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent

A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), public documents show. The application, which was submitted by the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) on January 10 of this year, details a blockchain-powered system for managing data that belongs …

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Ripple Adds Facebook, Mastercard and Citibank Veteran to Leadership Team

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Real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network Ripple has announced the addition of Kahina Van Dyke to its leadership team as the new senior vice president of business and corporate development. The banking and technology veteran “will focus on driving new, strategic partnerships for Ripple across the global financial services industry.” …

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GPU Prices Fall Following Slump in Cryptocurrency Markets

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The price of specialized graphics processing units (GPUs) has been declining along with sinking prices in digital currency markets, Computerworld reported July 10. While at the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 cryptocurrency mining caused a sharp rise in the price of high-end gaming cards, the tendency seems to …

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Crypto World Cup Day 23

Whelp, that just happened. Day 23 of the Crypto World Cup has Charlie Lee facing off against Justin Sun and, boy, is it a doozy! In a nail-biting turn of events, Charlie Lee manages to just scrape by a win, as Justin Sun plays a messy game. The Crypto World Cup …

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