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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Ukraine jumps on board the state-run crypto, and regulation, train

Cryptocurrencies gained more and more momentum in 2017, a fact that governments hadn’t failed to notice. Regulations became the name of the game, with many countries hoping to somehow control the decentralized digital countries and the impact they pose on their economic sectors. In August last year, the National Bank of Ukraine mentioned …

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Mainstream integration on the cards for Ethereum

Even though Bitcoin was grabbing most of the crypto headlines last year, the whole virtual currency industry grew in leaps and bounds in 2017. Ethereum started out the year trading at about $10 and now, one year later, is sitting at just under $1,300 according to CoinMarketCap. It is currently back in second place, behind Bitcoin …

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For FUD’s sake, there is no South Korea crypto ban

The 11th of January saw massive market volatility, scratching of heads and overall confusion in the crypto community as South Korea’s Justice Minister, Park Sang-ki, confidently stated that crypto trading in the country would be banned. During a press conference, Sang-ki said: “There are great concerns regarding virtual currencies and the justice ministry …

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Billionaire Buffett still denying Bitcoin

Bitcoin and the crypto industry in general continues to grow. From futures, to ETF’s to KFC’s Bitcoin Bucket, there seems to be no stopping virtual currencies. However, crypto critics are still unconvinced, even after the combined market cap for the industry reached a whopping $800 billion just last week. One of the most well-known naysayers, Warren Buffett, is …

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Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

Gates Cambridge Trust Masters/PhD Degree Deadline: Ongoing Study in:  UK Course starts October 2018 Brief description: The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject …

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