Monthly Archives: May 2018

One-on-One w/Andy Hoffman – Episode 37 – Special Guest Simon Dixon

In the 37th installment of CryptoGoldCentral.com’s “One-on-One” interview series – which proudly, is part of the World Crypto Network – Andy is pleased to host a member of the “Mount Rushmore” of Bitcoin experts, Simon Dixon – of Bnktothefuture.com, and @simondixontwitt. Powered by WPeMatico

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Xapo Estimated to be Housing 6.25% of Total BTC Supply

It has been estimated that approximately 6.25% of the total bitcoin supply has been deposited with Xapo – a Hong-Kong Based company providing bitcoin wallet, cold storage, and bitcoin-based debit card services. Xapo claims that BTC deposited with company are held in underground vaults located across five continents. Also Read: Ethereum Founder Responds to Charges of “Insane”, “Plutocratic” Governance Approximately 1,000,000 BTC Estimated to be Held by Xapo According to Bloomberg, two customers of Xapo have estimated that the company “houses roughly $10 billion” USD worth of bitcoin. […]

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Promoted: Market.space Aims to Reinvent Data Hosting

Amazon AWS, Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive and Apple iCloud have built a gigantic industry around centralized cloud data hosting. According to Gartner, the global public cloud services market is forecast to be worth more than $305 billion in 2018, more than $355 billion in 2019 and more than $411 billion in 2020. Though the industry is enormous and growing at warp speed, it is now being disrupted by a new decentralized storage and distribution paradigm that could liberate the world’s data from problematic silos. At the […]

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Hashgraph: Will It Make Blockchain Obsolete? [Fundamental Analysis]

Let’s recap: Bitcoin was launched in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto. World’s attention turned to “the blockchain” in 2014. Smart contracts were introduced by Ethereum in 2015. And now: Everyone wants to blockchain the world. But there are problems: The first and the foremost problem that the blockchains of the world face today is to scale to the levels of Visa or MasterCard without compromising their decentralized nature at the core. Another problem is the use of wasteful proof of work consensus to achieve security and fairness by […]

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Ethereum ‘Stakeholders’ Meet To Discuss Governance, Without Vitalik Buterin’s Involvement

Ethereum players including Parity and Gnosis have committed to an action plan trying to improve ecosystem governance. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has said he did not attend nor give “permission” for approval of a roadmap cementing “governance” this week. A group of entities had committed to aiding growth of the Ethereum ecosystem, summarizing their intentions in a statement May 9. The signees, all of which attended the EIP0 Summit earlier this month, identified a need to “help understand, document and improve Ethereum’s governance.” Members of the agreement […]

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Ethereum (ETH) To Fight Value Imbalance With Casper Hybrid

With Casper Hybrid adoption, Ethereum’s Inflation Will Be lowered by 80%, hence, value depreciation. In few months, the cryptocoin plans to lower its inflation using the Hybrid Casper upgrade. Through the means, blocks will be rewarding 0.82 ETH instead of the current 3 ETH thereby reducing the inflation to 2% per year, a report has indicated. Like Verge’s recent halving, Ethereum Hybrid Casper upgrade will reduce the amount of ETH in the cryptocurrency market once it is fully implemented. The upgrade gives, Parity and Geth, who are […]

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Novogratz Launches Benchmark Index of 10 Cryptocurrencies

Well-known hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz has launched a cryptocurrency benchmark index in partnership with Bloomberg. The index, designed to track the performance of the largest, most liquid coins, consists of 10 cryptocurrencies at its inception. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Crypto Index Michael Novogratz. Galaxy Digital Capital Management and Bloomberg announced on Wednesday the launch of a cryptocurrency benchmark index called Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index (BGCI). Galaxy Digital Capital Management LP is an asset management firm dedicated to the digital currency and […]

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Ethereum [ETH] Got Chances for Going Up

Ether has been rising for the second day in a row, but still unable to fully recover after the early week’s failure. Ethereum is trading at $762.11 Thursday afternoon, which is +1.4%, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Chief Analyst at RoboForex. Previously, Ether managed to go above the support at $705, and then rose by over $55. The crypto also succeeded in breaking out the bear trendline at $735, which allowed the price to keep going up. Afterwards, Ether went above the 100-hour SMA and reached $758, near which […]

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TokenPay Acquires German Bank, May Lure Verge (XVG), Litecoin (LTC) Into It

TokenPay, a large contributor in the crowdfunding that see Verge (XVG) partner with Pornhub has successful acquired a stake in a Munish based WEG Bank AG in Germany, and there is possibility that the firm lure Litecoin and Verge into the partnership. The deal, according to TokenPay, is officially closed, shares transferred, and timing is in line with the whitepaper Roadmap Projections of the blockchain firm. WEG Bank has since the confirmation of the deal transferred to TokenPay Swiss AG, share certificates representing 9.9% of the equity interest. […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Bitcoin Supporter Might Be Next NY Attorney General

Good news for American bitcoin companies, someone who wants much lighter Bitlicense regulations is in the running to be the next New York attorney general. And in China, a bitcoin mining hardware producer is planning a $1 billion IPO. These stories and much more in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Also Read: Stripper Explains Bitcoin to Adult Industry, Facebook Explores Blockchain Bitcoin Supporter for NY AG A bitcoin supporter wants to replace New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who recently resigned after four women complained about non-consensual […]

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