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Ripple Co-Founder Gives $25 Million Donation in XRP to San Francisco University

[ad_1] Chris Larsen, co-founder of San Francisco-based technology company Ripple, and his wife Lyna Lam have donated $25 million in XRP to a university in California, according to an official announcement on April 5.Larsen and Lam contributed $25 million worth of XRP tokens to San Francisco State University’s (SFSU) College of Business through RippleWorks, a private foundation that provides practical support to promising social entrepreneurs.The university will direct the funds
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Wall Street is Helping Drive Bitcoin

[ad_1] One of my favorite investors in the traditional markets is Howard Marks from Oaktree capital, he always manages to put things into perspective.  In a recent memo to investors called growing the pie, Marks goes into great detail of everything that he believes is going wrong in US politics at the moment and how it’s influencing the markets. What struck me, was that in the entire eight pages of
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Gibraltar Stock Exchange Subsidiary Partners With Tokenization Platform

[ad_1] Hashstac, a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group (GSX Group), has partnered with Singapore-based technology company STO Global-X to facilitate the issuance of tokens. The development was announced by the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) on April 5.GSX Group’s subsidiary Hashtacs Inc. and STO Global-X will jointly launch an integrated Tokenized Securities Exchange product that will purportedly allow stock exchanges and other qualified financial institutions to tokenize assets and
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AltDex Launches Cryptocurrency Index of Gaming-Related Tokens

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency indices provider AltDex has launched a cryptocurrency index of gaming-related tokens. The company announced the development in a blog post on April 4.AltDex has developed a benchmark index for the blockchain gaming category  dubbed AltDex Gaming Index. The index is designed to track cryptocurrencies and tokens of blockchain-based projects related to video games, esports, and other analogous decentralized applications.Per the post, AltDex’ index is applied in respect of
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Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Clashes With Bitcoin-Basher ‘Dr. Doom’

[ad_1] Perennial Bitcoin basher and anti-cryptocurrency campaigner, Nouriel Roubini and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin had a heated debate at the second edition of the Deconomy blockchain event in Seoul, South Korea. Broken Record: Roubini Has Nothing New to Say Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini – a New York University economics professor regurgitated his old hits, calling cryptocurrency a bubble and saying that it was only useful to criminals and tax evaders
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Installing a Subdermal Bitcoin Wallet Is Only for the Brave

[ad_1] In 2014, Dutch entrepreneur Martijn Wismeijer made headlines by having a pair of bitcoin wallets embedded under his skin. Since then, various cypherpunks and tech journalists have had microchips embedded into their hands. Anyone interested in getting ‘chipped,’ for the purposes of boasting a bio-implanted bio-implanted bitcoin wallet, should be cautious however, as the procedure is not for the faint-hearted. Also read: Bitcoin’s Relationship With ‘Mark of the Beast’
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Blockchain Insurance Initiative B3i Expands Its Group of Investors

[ad_1] Swiss blockchain-based insurance transaction platform B3i has expanded its group of investors in its ongoing funding round, according to a press release published on April 3.Per the release, B3i has added three new insurer and reinsurers to participate in the company’s current funding round. B3i notes in the announcement that the first phase of the product scheduled to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2019 is being evaluated,
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Binance’s Trust Wallet to Launch Staking Service With Tezos

[ad_1] Binance’s official digital currency wallet app Trust Wallet has added staking for cryptocurrencies. The development was announced by Binance in a blog post published on April 3.The staking feature — which is scheduled to be launched by Binance by the end of the second quarter of 2019 — enables users to earn dividends or interest on their investment for validating transactions and allows them to vote on changes in
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This New Bitcoin Lightning Network Exchange is a No-KYC, ShapeShift Killer

[ad_1] Boltz, a new lightning network based bitcoin exchange, has officially launched and won’t ask for your personal information. What’s more, it also allows for swapping bitcoin and litecoin using LN or cross-atomic chain swaps.  Financial Sovereignty Uber Alles Trading shouldn’t require an account. So claims the tagline of new instant, account free, and non-custodial digital asset exchange, Boltz. Well that’s three for three so far. And as you may
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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 05

[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Google searches for Bitcoin tripled as its price skyrocketed on Apr. 02. This shows that interest in cryptocurrencies is still high. If prices recover,