Month: August 2017

Estonia wants to launch cryptocurrency called estcoin

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Estonia wants to issue its own virtual currency with the help of Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin.

The cryptocurrency, called “estcoin,” could be launched via the digital coin community’s version of crowdfunding – an initial coin offering (ICO).

ICOs enable start-ups to raise funds by selling off cryptocoins, such as bitcoin and ether, in return for cash. They are similar to initial public offerings (IPOs), but differ in that they deal with…

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Why Bancor Wants To Become The YouTube Of Cryptocurrency

The Bancor Foundation made history in June with a record-breaking initial coin offering, raising $156 million in just three hours, attracting investment from fintech heavy weights like billionaire Tim Draper. This ICO was one of the most controversial the world has ever seen. If the Israeli team behind this Switzerland-based nonprofit overcomes the initial scandals, Bancor could reshape the cryptocurrency marketplace as we know it.

First, a technical glitch forced the blockchain project…

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What is NEO Cryptocurrency? | NEO Coin Explained

What is NEO Cryptocurrency ? NEO Coin Explained.

NEO cryptocurrency was initially called as AntShares (ANS) which was launched in 2014. AntShares was founded by Da Hongfei and Erik Zhang. In 2016, supposedly in response to growing interest in AntShares, and a need for blockchain solutions that meet the requirements of both government regulators and private companies, DaHongfei and Erik founded OnChain, a venture-backed company that provides blockchain-based…

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NEO Completes Rebranding; Announces Blockchain Partnerships

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Hope Church membership removed after religious council vote

The religious group will now have to pay for ASU property usage and will not be allowed faculty associates

Hope Church, the on-campus religious group which has been wrapped up in ASU investigations and public scrutiny for nearly a year, was removed from its status as an on-campus organization, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.

The Council of Religious Advisors, or CORA — which is a governing group made up of roughly 30 ASU-related religious organizations — voted to remove Hope Church’s membership in the council. 

Hope Church’s spokesman Ricky Ruedaflores confirmed Hope was voted out of CORA and provided the following statement on the vote:

“This is a sad day for CORA and we are disappointed that the leadership of CORA held a vote on our membership over email without presenting any specific details to its members. Several members of CORA have reached out to express their support and to question CORA’s effectiveness going forward.”

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