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John McAfee Says He Will Reveal Who Satoshi Nakamoto Is

According to a Bloomberg report, notorious crypto enthusiast and antivirus software maker, John McAfee, claims to have spoken with Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Further, he says he will reveal this person’s identity. John McAfee Claims to Know Satoshi Nakamoto When this reveal will be, however, remains unclear, despite McAfee initially telling Bloomberg he would expose Nakamoto “within a week.” McAfee said yesterday that the controversy his announcement would bring could damage his efforts to fight extradition to the US. Saying in a Twitter post: “Releasing the identity of Satoshi at this…

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Bitcoin Price Surges to a New 2019 High

The crypto market has been surging this week and Bitcoin price continues to pull up, breaking through resistance to establish a new 2019 high. Its market capitalization is increasing, reaching around $180 billion. Bitcoin Breaks Resistance According to TradingView, Bitcoin surprised many in the past week after breaking resistance and surging to $5,640. In the last trading session, Bitcoin price gained 4%, surging from $5,480 to $5,640. A crypto asset trader who is known as “Crypto Rand” has indicated that Bitcoin is likely to increase to $6,000 based on the…

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IIN Blockchain Expanding | How JPMorgan Wants to Improve Banking

American investment and commercial banking giant JPMorgan Chase is looking forward to expanding the use of its leading blockchain technology, IIN (Interbank Information Network), to make payments in the banking industry easier and better. At the same time, it is also roping in various fintech firms to help with the platform’s functionality. IIN New Features JPMorgan is planning to include new features in IIN to minimize transaction errors. IIN already helps in solving compliance issues. It was primarily built to share information on a common ledger. It is being used…

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Binance DEX Now Live! Create Your Wallet and Expect Trading Soon

On Tuesday, April 23, Binance announced that its much-awaited decentralized exchange is now live. Here’s what we know so far about the Binance DEX. Binance DEX Now Live Today, Binance, a top crypto exchange, said that the Binance DEX is now live. Trading has not yet commenced, but users can create wallets on the new decentralized exchange (DEX). Tuesday’s launch of Binance DEX is significant for more reasons than one. For starters, the exchange has gone live well ahead of schedule; and it comes one week after Binance Chain, its native…

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Bitcoin Golden Cross | Market Rallying on First Golden Cross Since 2015

The cryptomarket is rallying today from the emergence of a Bitcoin golden cross. Now, the majority of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap are in the green according to CoinMarketCap. Bitcoin Golden Cross Leading the rally with a 5% gain at the time of writing is Bitcoin (BTC). The current price of $5,599 USD per coin is a new high for Bitcoin in 2019, and the bulls are excited. But the news gets better for Bitcoin fans because, as stated, the first Bitcoin golden cross since October 2015 has…

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Ripple Startup Launches XRPayments App

It’s no secret Ripple has been looking for more mainstream adoption. And, based on XRPL Labs’ recent announcement, it appears XRP is on its way to achieving just that. News surfaced this week that XRPL Labs, a Ripple-backed startup, has rolled out a new payments app called XRPayments. Here’s why the app is important. XRPayments App Available on iOS and Android The launch of the app makes considerable sense. Not just because Ripple itself is trying to bring more attention to XRP, though. XRPL Labs has also been trying for…

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Moon Payment Means You Can Shop on Amazon Using Bitcoin!

If you want to buy things on Amazon using Bitcoin, you now can. All you need is the Bitcoin lightning network and crypto payment processing startup Moon. In time, the service will extend to many e-commerce sites also, not just Amazon. Let’s check this out. Moon Payment Processing The startup announced today that any lightning-enabled wallet can now be used through Moon’s browser extension. Before this, the service could be used by connecting the browser extension to exchange accounts like Coinbase. According to Moon CEO Ken Kruger, it works like this: “[The…

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Hiruy Amanuel Announces African Software Engineering Institute Graduates First Set of Blockchain Developers

Hiruy Amanuel Announces African Software Engineering Institute Graduates First Set of Blockchain Developers Government organizations, financial institutions, healthcare corporations, and the biggest names in technology are looking to integrate blockchain technology into their platforms. As a result, the demand for blockchain developers is steadily increasing. To this end, Gebeya and Stellar.org came together to organize an intensive blockchain training course for developers in Africa. Gebeya is a leading IT training academy on the continent and Stellar.org, a US-based nonprofit working to advance the adoption of an open-source blockchain. Not long…

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Coinbase Crypto Services Expand to 11 New Countries

On April 17th, word went around that Coinbase crypto services will be expanding to 11 new countries. And the information is true. According to the crypto exchange, Coinbase will expand its crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to Colombia and Mexico, among other countries. Here’s what we know. Coinbase Expanding Crypto Services Based in San Francisco, USA, Coinbase said in a blog post on Wednesday that customers in 11 new countries now have access to its crypto-to-crypto exchanging services. These services, according to the crypto exchange, will be on Coinbase, and…

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SIRIN Labs Loses One Quarter of Its Staff to Poor Finney Sales

According to media site Globes, the team behind blockchain smartphone Finney has laid off a quarter of its workforce. Sirin Labs has let go of 15 team members after overestimating sales of its innovative device. The company said it had received 160,000 Finney pre-orders in late 2018, so what’s happened? Sirin Labs Loses Workforce The company has said in late 2018 that it only needed to sell 80,000 devices in order to make a profit. Now it seems, not only have those pre-orders not translated to actual sales, it hasn’t managed…

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