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VR Firm Magic Leap Seeks Blockchain Engineers for User Data

[ad_1] Virtual reality (VR) startup Magic Leap is seeking blockchain engineers according to recent listings on employment website Greenhouse. The firm is looking for a senior blockchain architect and blockchain engineers.Among the duties listed for the senior blockchain architect position, the individual will be “planning and execution of a portfolio of blockchain, smart contract, and Ricardian contract technologies in support of the implementation of our Lifestream business function.”In a recent
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Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

[ad_1] In the last two weeks, cryptocurrency prices have seen significant volatility and during this time onlookers have noticed large bitcoin whale movements once again. Data stemming from blockchain analysis indicates that over the last 48 hours, unknown whale wallets moved over 20,000 BTC ($101 million), showing another large migration not seen since last February. Additionally, bitcoin cash whales have accumulated 1.1 million BCH in the last five weeks. Also
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Regulators Tackle Businesses in Europe’s Crypto-Friendly Nations

[ad_1] There’s a group of countries on the Old Continent that have recognized the potential of the newly forming cryptoconomy. In the past couple of years, nations such as Malta, Switzerland and Estonia have been making efforts to attract businesses from the nascent industry, often rebuffed elsewhere. However, registering and running a crypto company, even in the most favorable climates, comes with certain challenges as businesses across the continent have
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These 4 Cryptocurrencies Saw The Most ‘Adoption’ in 2018

[ad_1] Weiss Crypto Ratings says despite the 2018 bear market, there was a considerable uptick in the usage of altcoins. The rating agency says this trend points to the increasing level of cryptocurrency adoption for many users across the globe. Cryptocurrency Sees Transactions Soar in 2018 According to a blog post published by the agency on Wednesday (April 10, 2019), four altcoin projects saw massive growth in user adoption throughout
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Former Coinbase Exec Appointed Head of Sales and Marketing at Fidelity

[ad_1] Digital assets trading and custody platform Fidelity Digital Assets has named a former Coinbase executive the head of Sales and Marketing, according to a press release published on April 10.Christine Sandler — who previously served as head of institutional sales at American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase — has joined Fidelity as its head of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Sandler will reportedly lead the expansion of Fidelity Digital
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France Passes Bill to Allow Insurance Providers to Invest in Crypto and Tokens

[ad_1] French insurance markets can now invest in cryptocurrencies, following the passage of a new law, foreign exchange news agency FXStreet reports April 11.On April 11, the National Assembly of France adopted a bill that is designed to stimulate local business development, including redirecting savings from individuals to businesses, according to local news agency Les Echos. According to Reuters, the Assemblee Nationale voted 147 in favor and 50 against.Known as
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Silk Road 2 Founder Finally Sentenced 5 Years After His Arrest

[ad_1] Immediately after the Silk Road was taken down in 2013, a marketplace known as the Silk Road 2 launched. The new darknet market was run by a person who called himself the Dread Pirate Roberts 2 and he was arrested a few months later in November 2014. However, privacy advocate Thomas White, otherwise known as DPR2, was released on bail for the next five years and has only now
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Blockchain Use in Finance Still Faces Major Challenges: Chinese Researcher

[ad_1] The use of blockchain technology in the financial sector still face many challenges according to a major Chinese researcher, local news agency Sohu reports on April 12.Wei Kai, head of blockchain research at the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), described roadblocks to the technology's further adoption at a 2019 meeting of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission.According to Wei, despite blockchain’s potential to transform
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Binance Labs Grants $45,000 to Three Open-Source Projects

[ad_1] Binance Labs, the investment arm of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has granted $45,000 to three different projects. The news was announced in a blog post on Friday, April 12.Per the post, Binance Labs has contributed $15,000 to each of its first three open-source Fellowship projects. The first project is Ironbelly, an open-source mobile wallet for the Grin blockchain that aims to enable customers to hold and transfer Grin cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Selling Pressure Leaves Macro Level Untested

[ad_1] Summary: The bullish market structure that we have established over the last couple of weeks remains intact, despite the strong round of selling that the bitcoin market saw a couple of days ago. The weekly 50 exponential moving average (EMA) is currently in the process of being tested but the market has been unable to close a weekly candle above it. The intraday levels have shown support following the