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Melanie Kramer

Decentralized Exchange TronWatch Market Releases Demo as ICO Closes

By Melanie Kramer / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

The TronWatch team has released a demo version of its TronWatch Market decentralized exchange (DEX), one of the first to be built on the TRON blockchain. The DEX demo release lets users try out the platform and make trades with fake coins and tokens. The demo was released just hours before the TronWatch Market ICO…

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TRON Backs Binance’s Blockchain Charity Foundation, Network Hits Record Daily Transactions

By Melanie Kramer / October 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Justin Sun’s ambitious blockchain company, the TRON Foundation, is backing the Binance-led Blockchain Charity Foundation and its work with the UN. In what’s shaping up to be a great month for TRON, despite coin prices, the TRON blockchain has also hit its highest number of transactions yet. TRON Donates $3m to the Blockchain Charity Foundation…

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Ripple Takes Further Steps In Global Payments

By Melanie Kramer / October 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ripple, the company behind XRP, has the potential to gain a foothold in global payment and remittance systems via its suite of blockchain software. After recently releasing new products, like xRapid, Ripple is pushing ahead with its goals. First Cross-Border Blockchain Payment Completed by MoneyMatch Malaysia A Malaysian fintech company, MoneyMatch, last week completed its…

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Demand for Blockchain Talent Proves Industry’s Promise

By Melanie Kramer / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

A new report by hiring experts Glassdoor shows that demand for talented employees in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is rising. This business confidence could go some way to demonstrate the long-term promise of both the technology and the markets. The extraordinary potential of blockchain technology is almost without doubt, so it’s no surprise that Glassdoor…

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Bitcoin Futures Performing Well, But Still No ETF

By Melanie Kramer / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

CME Group’s Bitcoin-based futures trading is up 41 percent in quarter three, and CBOE Global is reporting similar results. Meanwhile, the cryptocurrency markets are still hanging on the unanswered promise of a bitcoin-based exchange traded fund (ETF). Bitcoin Futures Performance CME Group tweeted its latest results on October 17, 2018 saying: In Q3, Bitcoin futures…

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Basic Attention Token (BAT) Seeing Price Gains – Is it a Brave New World?

By Melanie Kramer / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

BAT, the token set to reward users of the Brave browser for viewing adverts, is one of a few coins that showed green last week when others didn’t. Despite last week’s price slump, BAT is up 3.92 percent across the last seven days and up over five percent in the past day. BAT’s performance has been as volatile…

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Cryptocurrencies Could Rise as Stocks Fall, That Didn’t Happen

By Melanie Kramer / October 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

As an alternative “store of value” to traditional investment opportunities like stocks and bonds, theoretically cryptocurrency markets could have benefited from the massive share sell-off in recent days. This didn’t happen but that doesn’t mean it won’t work this way in future. On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, the Dow fell 3.2 percent and the Nasdaq…

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New Patent Suggests Mastercard Could Have Big Blockchain Plans

By Melanie Kramer / October 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

A new patent awarded to global lending and payment solutions company Mastercard points to the giant developing blockchain technology that supports multiple currencies. It’s one of a number of patent applications from Mastercard and hints that the company may have big plans to compete in the blockchain-based payments marketplace. Mastercard’s latest patent, which was awarded…

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Yale University in on $400 Million Paradigm Crypto Fund – Will Others Follow?

By Melanie Kramer / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

America’s third-oldest educational institution, Yale, is reportedly one of the investors in the Paradigm cryptocurrency fund started by Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam. Paradigm, also founded by Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang and Charles Noyes, previously of Pantera Capital, has raised $400 million. The fund will invest in early-stage blockchain and cryptocurrency projects and exchanges. Bloomberg,…

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Amazon and Microsoft Set to Make Millions From Blockchain

By Melanie Kramer / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Once just two percent of servers run on blockchain technology, Bank of America research analyst Kash Rangan predicts the market for blockchain technology will be worth $7 billion. Nine companies have been identified as likely to benefit significantly from the technology including Amazon and Microsoft. As reported by CNBC, Rangan didn’t put a time stamp…

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