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World’s Biggest Bitcoin Cash Conference Kicks Off in Australia – What to Expect

[ad_1] Arguably set to become the world’s biggest Bitcoin Cash conference yet, Bitcoin Cash City kicked off today in sunny Townsville, North Queensland. The city is not only colorful, friendly, and home to some very beautiful coastline, it’s also shock-full of opportunities to use Bitcoin Cash for everyday living. As such, it’s well-suited to promoting a cryptocurrency seeking not simply to become a dusty store of value, but a real
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Ethereum Classic Partners With Blockchain Developer and Media DApp

[ad_1] Ethereum Classic Labs, a core Ethereum Classic development and accelerator organization, announced partnerships with social media dApp iZbreaker and blockchain infrastructure developer Second State.Second State will build the next generation Ethereum infrastructureOn Sept. 1, the developer and maintainer of the Ethereum Classic blockchain said that they had partnered with blockchain infrastructure developer, Second State.Per the announcement, the partnership “will bring high-impact enhancements into the ETC ecosystem” is intended to
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Steemit is Now Fully Operational Again After Chain Halted Due to Bug

[ad_1] Steemit took to Twitter today to announce to their fellow-Steemians that Steemit is back up and running and fully functional after having suffered from a bug in the curations reward curve.Bug in the curations reward curveAccording to a blog post from Sept. 3, Steemit is now fully operational again, as are all Steem applications leveraging their API. The chain halted over the weekend due to a bug in the
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OKCoin Pledges up to 1,000 BTC to Developers of BTC, BCH and BSV

[ad_1] San Francisco-based, fiat-focused crypto exchange, OKCoin, recently announced the launch of a voting-driven initiative to donate up to 1,000 BTC to developers of Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (BSV).Voting starts todayAccording to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 3, OKCoin, one of the top exchanges by adjusted volume, has pledged to dedicate up to 1,000 BTC to the development of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash
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Ripple Hires Congressional Assistant as Government Relations Manager

[ad_1] Ron Hammond took to Twitter today to confirm to the XRP community that he is the new manager of government relations for Ripple.Token Taxonomy ActOn Sept. 3, Ron Hammond took to Twitter to announce that as of today, he is the new Manager of Government Relations for Ripple.Hammond was reportedly part of the team that crafted the Token Taxonomy Act, a bill that would exclude cryptocurrencies from classification as
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Whale Alert Has Teamed Up With BitcoinAbuse to Fight Crypto Crime

[ad_1] The ever-vigilant Twitter account known as Whale Alert, is teaming up with BitcoinAbuse to fight crypto crimes together.Fighting against crypto crimeOn Sept. 3, Whale Alert, a service dedicated to tracking large cryptocurrency transactions, announced that it had teamed up with BitcoinAbuse to better fight cryptocurrency-related crimes.BitcoinAbuse is a public database of Bitcoin (BTC) addresses used by hackers and criminals. Whale Alert went on to say:“We will now report transactions
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Bitcoin Price Continues to Eye $11K as Most Altcoins See Minor Gains

[ad_1] Tuesday Sept. 3 — Bitcoin (BTC) continues to eye the $11,000 price mark, while most altcoins are registering minor gains on the day.Market visualization. Source: Coin360Bitcoin continues to show impressive price movement after trading close to $10,300 for the better part of the day. At press time, the number one cryptocurrency is trading at $10,718, up 2.9% on the day, according to data from Coin360.Bitcoin 24-hour price chart. Source: Coin360Bullish
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Japan ‘Hopes’ To Be The Global Leader In Bitcoin Adoption

[ad_1] FINSUM 2019 kicked off today, at the Japanese capital of Tokyo. Organized by the NIKKEI INC, and Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), the 3-day event is going to be a mega ‘fintech, blockchain, crypto and the future of finance’ bonanza. Yes, you read that right!  Japan’s Financial Services Agency Loves Bitcoin and Lightning Network Bitcoin bull and Morgan Creek Digital Co-Founder and Partner, Anthony Pompliano was a part of
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Asset Management Giant Puts Government Money Market Fund on Stellar

[ad_1] American asset management firm Franklin Templeton Investments has filed a preliminary prospectus with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a government money market fund with a focus on blockchain-based shares.According to a Sept. 3 SEC filing, Franklin Templeton’s fund will make investments in a range of products such as U.S. government securities, repurchase agreements, and blockchain-based shares. However, the document notes that the fund will not
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Ripple Transfers 500 Million XRP From Its Escrow Wallet

[ad_1] Fintech startup Ripple has transferred 500 million XRP tokens from its escrow wallet, according to data from Whale Alert, a live tracker for cryptocurrency transactions, on Sept. 3.The San Francisco-based firm has moved 500 million of its native XRP tokens (around $130.1 million at press time) from its escrow wallet to Ripple. The latest token transfer is one among many other enormous transactions to and from Ripple, which have