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Midas Protocol Integrates with Kyber Network and IDEX to Create Universal Wallet

[ad_1] March 21st, 2019, Singapore – At the heart of Midas ecosystem, Midas Protocol is a universal wallet created for everyone, from new users to experts. It aims to be the most innovative wallet for all essential crypto needs, from safekeeping, intelligent trading and portfolio management. Over the past years, growing a strong ecosystem has increasingly been targeted by many firms’ as one of their priorities, regardless of the industry they belong in.
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Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

[ad_1] Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this failure has been the expansive use of mobile money on the continent. Also read: Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume Crypto Adoption Disappoints, Even as Africa
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New Bitcoin Lightning App Scratches Online Content Monetization Itch

[ad_1] A new Bitcoin Lightning app presents an interesting take on the ‘paywall for written content’ concept where users crowdfund ‘scratching off’ one letter at a time. Scratch That Itch Bangkok-based French developer, Guillaume Verbal, unleashed an interesting take on the ‘paywall for written content’ concept this week: a Bitcoin Lightning app where users crowdfund the reveal of a post by ‘scratching off’ one letter at a time. Lightning Scratchcard brings
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8 Useful Browser Extensions for Cryptocurrency Users

[ad_1] Extensions, also known as plugins, provide a one-click way to customize your web browser. From filtering out offensive words to blocking unwanted ads, there’s a browser extension for that. Cryptocurrency users have a particular need for plugins to enhance their privacy, perform crypto payments in-browser, and check market prices. Whether you use Chrome, Brave, Firefox, Safari, or Opera, some of the following extensions may come in handy. Also read:
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Prediction Startup Numerai Raises $11 Million in ICO

[ad_1] American prediction market startup and hedge fund Numerai (NMR) has raised $11 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) to launch its project Erasure, Numerai tweeted on March 21.Introduced in late 2016, Numeraire network provides a blockchain and cryptographic token-based ecosystem for incentivizing anonymous data scientists to create predictive models. Based on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, Numeraire tokens are used in trading market predictions on the startup’s platform.Numerai founder
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Alleged Bitcoin Fraudster Alexander Vinnik Appeals for Extradition to Russia

[ad_1] Former operator of now-shuttered crypto exchange BTC-e, Russian national Alexander Vinnik, has appealed with a Greek court for his release or extradition to Russia, local media outlet Kathimerini reported on March 21.Vinnik — who is accused of fraud and laundering as much as $4 billion in Bitcoin (BTC) over the course of six years — has reportedly filed an appeal with Piraeus court for his release or extradition to
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IOTA Price Notes Minor Gains Following Zeux Integration

[ad_1] When the Bitcoin price tanks out of the blue, all of the other markets will follow suit in quick succession. Today is no exception in this regard, as the entire top 10 – except Tether – has lost over 1% in value. Further down the ranking, the IOTA price is putting up a valiant fight. It genuinely attempts to buck the trend and stay above $0.30. So far, so
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Crypto Markets Descend While Tech Stocks Surge

[ad_1] Thursday, March 21 — Most of the top 20 coins by market capitalization are in the red, showing slight losses on the day, down from one to four percent.Market visualization from Coin360The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at $4,027 at press time, down about one percent over the 24-hour period. BTC has been trading sideways as of early trading hours, following a drop to as low as $4,007
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UPS Integrates Blockchain Platform to Improve Merchant Supply Chains

[ad_1] Major American postal carrier UPS and e-commerce technology company Inxeption have jointly rolled out a blockchain-powered platform to improve merchant supply chains. The development was announced in a press release published on March 21.The new blockchain platform dubbed Inxeption Zippy is designed to help companies list, market and distribute their products to customers. The platform purportedly enables merchants to monitor the entire supply chain from product listing to delivery,
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Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents

[ad_1] The race to file blockchain patents has accelerated lately with one specific firm, Nchain Holdings, attempting to capture hundreds of distributed ledger-related patents. According to reports, self-proclaimed Satoshi – Craig Wright – and his Nchain business claim to have filed 666 patent applications to date, capturing a gigantic portfolio of intellectual property. Also Read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright So-Called Satoshi’s Quest to Patent