Altcoins

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The First Day of Venezuela‘s ‘Petro’ Token Sale Boasts $735M Raised
February 21st, 2018

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro makes boisterous claims of raising $750 million in just a few hours, without backing it with sufficient evidence.

Venezuela Officially Launches the Pre-Sale of Its Oil-backed ‘Petro’ Token
February 20th, 2018

The new cryptocurrency has faced lots of resistance but finally made its way through – the 82.4 million tokens are already available.

Cryptocurrency and ICO Market Analysis [February 12-18, 2018]
February 20th, 2018

Coinspeaker partnered with ICOBox to provide our readers with this weekly analysis conducted by Professor Dima Kornilov and Dima Zaitsev devoted to cryptocurrency and digital assets markets changes that took place in February 2018, including over the last week (February 12-18, 2018).

Cryptocurrencies ‘Could Drop to Near-Zero at Any Time,’ Ethereum Vitalik Buterin Warns
February 20th, 2018

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the Ethereum blockchain, asked people not to throw their life savings into virtual coins and warned about slammers offering cryptocurrency on Twitter.

Israel Will Tax Bitcoin as an Asset, Not a Currency
February 20th, 2018

Israel is becoming ingrained more and more deeply into crypto ecosystem. Cryptos will be subject to the capital gains tax, decides the Tax Authority.

Cryptocurrency Market Stabilizes at $500 Billion, While Bitcoin Maintains at $11,000 Level
February 19th, 2018

The price of the leading digital currency keeps growing in value, positively influencing the entire cryptocurrency market.

Having Raised $5M Ahead of Pre-ICO, Zero Edge Expands to London
February 19th, 2018

Revolutionary 0% house edge gambling network Zero Edge has solved a “Casino-Always-Win” problem granting players and the house equal chances to win.

‘Biggest ICO Ever’: Telegram Raises $850M for Its TON Blockchain Development
February 19th, 2018

In the pre-sale round including venture investors, Telegram managed to raise a whopping $850 million, over its initial target of $600 million.

Unless You are Mowgli, You Should Know What Crypto Mining is
February 19th, 2018

Crypto investment opportunities are presented on a daily basis, but how many offer crypto mining platform that average Joe could understand.

Quebec Considers Raising Rates for Bitcoin Miners After High Demand
February 16th, 2018

While some countries are trying their best to attract Bitcoin mining companies, others don’t know how to deal with the demand.

Cryptocurrency Market Enters Maturity as New Projects Link Crypto to Real Economy
February 16th, 2018

Brand new real economy cryptocurrency Bitcoin creates a network of eco-friend and socially responsible companies that can help contributors build green future for the whole planet.

Lego for Traders: New Project to Create Smart and Intuitive Autotrading Scripts Is Launching Ico
February 16th, 2018

Trading gets easier as a new platform is set to detect trends on crypto market by analyzing social media and using machine learning based predictions.

Coinbase Officially Launches ‘Coinbase Commerce’ to Let Merchants Accept Crypto Payments
February 16th, 2018

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider in the U.S., has launched a PayPal-like plugin. Coinbase Commerce allows to make Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin payments.