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CEO of Dash: Cryptocurrency More Than a Bolivar Hedge, It’s a Way to Survive in Venezuela [Interview]

Dash CEO, Ryan Taylor, says a few factors saw them enter the Venezuelan market three years ago, but the political situation has made their cryptocurrency a critical survival tool for many in the beleaguered country. Dash, a portmanteau of...

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Verge Founder Justin Sunerok Talks About the Future and Potential of XVG [Interview]

Justin Sunerok, the founder and lead developer for Verge Currency, joined CryptoSlate for an interview yesterday. He answers questions about his motives, the project’s progress, and talks about the facts surrounding the coin’s earlier 51 percent attacks. Verge was...

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Brave Browser Teams Up with Cheddar to Engage “Crypto Crazed” Users

Cheddar, a popular live-streaming financial news network, announced a partnership with Brave Software—the privacy browser behind Basic Attention Token. The move leverages Cheddar’s viewers who are “obsessed with crypto.” The partnership will provide free subscriptions to premium Cheddar content for...

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Interconnecting Blockchain Project ICON Makes a Push Towards Decentralizing Its Nodes

ICON recently announced its major decentralization initiative. The plan will elect twenty-two node operators that will produce blocks, verify transactions, and participate in consensus. History of ICON ICON aims to design an “interconnecting blockchain network.” ICON (ICX) is engineering...

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Data Indicates Bitcoin Price is Uncorrelated with Stock Market

A frequently asked question about bitcoin is whether the stock market influences its price, or whether the cryptocurrency acts as a ‘safehaven’ during stock market downturns. The latest analysis by CryptoSlate sheds some light on these questions. Understanding Beta...

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Could Ripple’s Multi-Billion Dollar XRP Reserves Pose a Risk to Token Holders?

Ripple, the custodial company to the open-source cryptocurrency XRP, owns 60 percent of all XRP ever created; these holdings are valued at $22 billion at current prices. Furthermore, company ‘insiders’ also hold a large percentage of circulating XRP. Could...

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