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US: Crypto Initiative Donates Monero to Bail Out Immigrants in ICE Detention

In order to help immigrants in ICE custody pay their immigration bonds, the Bail Bloc project mines XMR using volunteers’ computer power. The Bail Bloc initiative has started using cryptocurrency raised through charity to help people get out of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)…

Twitter on the Defensive, Blames Third-Party App for Recent Scams

Twitter is pointing the finger at an unnamed third-party app as the party responsible for a string of cryptocurrency giveaway scams in recent weeks involving some major brands. Throughout the year, the popular social media platform Twitter has been in a losing battle against a…

TRON Launches Accelerator Program for DApp Developers

Cryptocurrency project TRON has announced an accelerator program to support developers building decentralized apps on the TRON protocol. Decentralized Internet project TRON (TRX) is launching a $1 million accelerator program to support developers building DApps and products on the TRON protocol, according to a press…

SEC Settles Charges With Two ICO Issuers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with two initial coin offering issuers. These cases are the commission’s first to impose civil penalties “solely for ICO securities offering registration violations.” Both companies have agreed to refund investors, pay penalties, and register their…

Oxfam Officially Launches Blockchain-Based Program That Empowers Farmers

Oxfam has officially launched their blockchain-based program, called BlocRice, that is aimed at giving farmers significantly more negotiation power and to increase the efficiency of the supply chain by connecting buyers and suppliers directly through their system. The new program, which has undergone successful trials in…

“Capital conservation is your best option at this time…”

Bitcoin continues to struggle with testing the 5600 support level as downside continues to test recent lows. On the mid-scale (4-hour chart) as shown gives light to this level holding – however, there are some concerns before the long play of BTC can be considered. …

Time-Travel Crypto Once Backed by Trump-Appointed Acting Attorney General

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker once was involved in an alleged scam promoting strange inventions, including a time-travel cryptocurrency. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Backed an Alleged Scam Company Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions from his post…

“Crypto Hangover” Causes Nvidia’s Stock to Tumble 17%

Following a week of widespread carnage in the cryptocurrency markets, traditional retail stocks involved with the crypto sector are feeling the burn as well, with the California-based computer chip maker, Nvidia’s (NVDA) price tanking on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Nvidia’s plunge came about after the…

Chinese Blockchain-Related Company Xunlei Reports $45.3 Million Q3 Revenue

Xunlei, a Chinese desktop software producer that has recently turned to blockchain, reports $45.3 million revenue in Q3 2018. Chinese desktop software and blockchain-related company Xunlei has published its Q3 report Wednesday, Nov. 14. According to the report, the firm’s revenue increased in 2018 after…

Monero [XMR] lead developer speaks about Lightning implementation

Riccardo Spagni aka fluffypony spoke about the recent upgrade of the Monero network and the upcoming ones, during a discussion with Charlie Lee, Samson Mow, and WhalePanda on the thirteenth episode of Magical Crypto Friends. Spagni started off by speaking about the Bulletproof implementation, which…