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PR: The North American Bitcoin Conference Set to Heat up Miami

The North American Bitcoin Conference Set to Heat up MiamiThe North American Bitcoin Conference returns to Miami for its seventh installment.

On the 17th and 18th of January, 2019, the entire Bitcoin and blockchain community will converge in Miami for a historical conference aimed at driving cryptocurrency from niche to mainstream. Now in its seventh year, The North American Bitcoin Conference is the longest running and most attended finance conference for the Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency industries with over 4500 attendees in 2018. Additionally, a key focus of the 2019 conference will be a dedicated Security Tokens track, unpacking the new and exciting world of securities and blockchain technology.

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Civil Fails to Raise $8M Minimum in ICO

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for Civil Fails to Raise $8M MinimumCivil, a blockchain startup that has partnered with Forbes and The Associated Press, failed to reach the $8 million minimum target it set for its initial coin offering this week, suggesting an end to the days when promoters simply had to hint at collaborations with established companies to woo investors. Also Read: Nouriel Roubini Attacks […]

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Civil Fails to Raise $8M Minimum in ICO

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for Civil Fails to Raise $8M MinimumCivil, a blockchain startup that has partnered with Forbes and The Associated Press, failed to reach the $8 million minimum target it set for its initial coin offering this week, suggesting an end to the days when promoters simply had to hint at collaborations with established companies to woo investors. Also Read: Nouriel Roubini Attacks […]

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Mainstream Media and Its Strange Love-Hate Affair with Bitcoin

Mainstream Media and Its Strange Love-Hate Affair with BitcoinMainstream media (MSM) loves bitcoin. It is the Donald Trump of money, certain to generate guaranteed clicks with minimum effort. As cryptocurrency has risen, over the past 18 months, so has its profile in MSM publications. But don’t mistake this prolific coverage for affection. Mainstream media has always hated, feared, and misunderstood bitcoin. BTC might […]

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Stop Looking for the Next Bitcoin

Stop Looking for the Next BitcoinDid you hear about the next bitcoin? There’s this little-known cryptocurrency that experts are tipping to be bigger than bitcoin. This is your chance to get in on the ground floor and join the next great wealth creation event. You might have missed bitcoin and ethereum, but you haven’t missed the boat, because the next […]

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Twitter Experience Worsens, Ether Fake Giveaways Taking Over

Twitter Experience Worsens, Ether Fake Giveaways Taking OverFake ether token giveaways are clogging Twitter threads, and seemingly by the second. Targeting well-known ecosystem figures, doppelganger accounts are created, complete with matching avatars. A particularly active post can almost assuredly be counted on to receive seemingly organic calls for participation in free crypto programs hosted by the respective personality. And now they’re incorporating […]

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Here’s What Happens When Click on a Spammy Cryptocurrency Ad

Here’s What Happens When Click on a Spammy Cryptocurrency AdAs a sensible web user who enables Adblock, you probably don’t encounter many adverts while browsing. And on the rare occasions when you do, you’re smart enough to resist the clickbait’s overtures. But what would happen if you did click to discover “the next bitcoin”? Where would the experience lead you, and could you profit […]

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Tim Draper on Bitcoin: “Why Would I Sell the Future for the Past?”

Tim Draper on Bitcoin: “Why Would I Sell the Future for the Past?”One of the most intriguing things about the cryptocurrency space is the diverse, eclectic, and often eccentric characters it attracts. Everyone from Wall Street brokers to cypherpunks and from industrialists to anarchists can be found staking their claim in the fledgling crypto economy and saying their piece. In a recent interview, venture capitalist Tim Draper […]

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Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet Compelling

Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet CompellingOgling the fortunes of the filthy rich is a popular pastime with the poorer segments of society. It’s been that way for centuries, with 1849 marking the debut of Who’s Who, a 250-page guide “of living noteworthy and influential individuals, from all walks of life, worldwide.” In more recent years, Forbes has picked up the […]

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The Rise and Fall of Ripple is a Case Study in Mass Hysteria

The Rise and Fall of Ripple is a Case Study in Mass HysteriaThrough late 2017 and early 2018, ripple was the darling of cryptocurrency. Mainstream media couldn’t get enough of it, South Koreans couldn’t get enough of it, and nor could crypto newcomers, who had XRP top of their shopping list. Crypto moves at a blistering pace, though, and ripple’s decline has been as rapid as its […]

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