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Project Ubu launches token sale

South African start-up Project Ubu, which is working to combine the idea of a universal basic income (separate from government-led initiatives) with a blockchain-housed cryptocurrency, has announced plans to

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Cryptocurrencies the new barbarians at the gate

When the cryptocurrency exio coin starts a round of fundraising on 7 September, its founders say the unit will come with a unique distinction: the first to be endorsed by a sovereign nation. The identity of the government backer won’t

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Criminals steal $225m as ethereum ICOs surge

Here’s another reason to be leery of the initial coin offerings being done at a staggering pace in the cryptocurrency world: there’s a one-in-10 chance you’ll end up a victim of theft. Phishing scams have helped push up

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Why the future is blockchain

The value of one bitcoin recently hit a record high of $3 025, a staggering rise of over 200% in value this year alone. Aswath Damodaran, professor of finance at the New York University, known as

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Bitcoin rebounds on optimism

Bitcoin has reversed steep losses as miners began using new software which aims to bridge an ideological gap that has threatened to divide the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin’s community has been at bitter

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Bitcoin tumbles $1 000 in one month

Bitcoin has fallen below US$2 000 for the first time since May amid anxiety its dominant status is under threat. As enthusiasts consider adopting competing updates to the blockchain technology