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Original source: Medium
Seminole County, Florida, just north of Orlando, will soon be accepting both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash to make payments for such services as vehicle tag and title fees, property tax, and driver license and ID card fees. This will initially be through the tax office of the county.
3cCoin is the blockchain option for investing in the production of the revolutionary construction material Composite Cellular Concrete (3C). This project is not a start-up! The experimental productions were repeatedly launched in Russia and Europe. The technology and material have been developing for 7 years. The funds raised under the ICO will be used to launch a “green” FULL-SCALE production of this innovative construction material and to develop appropriate technologies.
The project aims to create a peer-to-peer system for cryptocurrency trading, providing a platform that cannot be stopped or censored.
The First Video-Based Classified World Market, goes live 5/7/2018 12:00 UTC
CFC has signed up for the technical, legal and marketing services of ICOBox, the premier provider of SaaS solutions for conducting ICOs, for its CryptoAds token sale. Based in Ukraine, the CryptoAds Marketplace is a powerful decentralized marketing and advertising platform built on Ethereum blockchain. CFC has a well-developed cloud-based software system for internal use and its B2C sector and has decided to expand into the burgeoning B2B marketplace.
Nicehash KILLER. Need for a decentralized platform for hashing power rent. Today of widespread uncertainty and distrust in existing centralized services of renting and buying hashing power and exchange services. Reason for this suffered a major security breach. The only existing large cryptocurrency mining marketplace has been hacked in late 2017. As a result, the market customers lost $60 million.
Kleros, a dispute resolution layer for the Ethereum blockchain, has announced its token sale. The team will host an Interactive Initial Coin Offering (IICO) on May 15th, an enhanced Initial Coin Offering inspired by a model proposed by Vitalik Buterin and Jason Teutsch. It will mark the first time an IICO has been used in a public sale.
IP.Gold is currently conducting its Private Sale through April 30, 2018 at 12:00 AM (UTC). Open to participants worldwide, the IP.Gold Private sale offers up to a 15% bonus on their contribution. The IP.Gold Public ICO will begin May 2, 2018 at 12:00 AM (UTC) and run through June 16, 2018 at 12:00 AM (UTC), offering participants up to a 12% bonus on their contribution. See https://IP.Gold for details.
Due to Deedcoin’s recent surge in media attention, and the popularity of its innovative real estate platform, the company sold out the private and presale goals ahead of schedule.
Asset managers of the world’s largest asset manager have quit in order to form a cryptocurrency hedge fund. Adam Grimsley and Michael Wong are starting a relatively small fund ($10 million). More recent hedge funds have announced initial funding of $140 million and $500 million.
The finance of South Korea has stated. “There is no intention to ban or suppress cryptocurrency (market).” No attempt will be made to ban cryptocurrencies or impose any unusual curbs on them.
South Korea’s Ministry of Justice and its head Park Sang-ki announced his decision to ban cryptocurrency trading in South Korea. This caused a massive sell-off in the crypto with overall market cap falling by $100 billion. South Korea is one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency traders.
Cryptocurrency, for all practical purposes, started with Bitcoin. Bitcoin uses blockchain technology to assure a degree of anonymity. Due to the nature of the open blockchain, the transactions are visible to anyone with access to the blockchain. This allows the transaction to be both traceable and linkable. If the actual identity can be linked to an address, anonymity disappears.
The US Senate Finance Committee is looking to strengthen anti-money laundering bills, including the role that cryptocurrencies occupy in AML. According to the Tax Justice Network, the US remains one of the easiest places to hide illicit money from drugs, human traffickers, and other corrupt individuals to hide illicit money.
To what is all the buzz on about this Bee Token crypto technology online about? Let's take a snippet from the BeeToken.com website and whitepaper:
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the operator of the NYSE, has filed a proposed rule change to the SEC that would allow the exchange to list two Bitcoin ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds). The December 19 th filing would allow trading on the NYSE Arca trading platform.
FINOM has created a blockchain based crypto technology to support global financial problems. As per FINOM whitepaper:
As of Monday, TD Ameritrade will support CBOE’s Futures market for Bitcoin. The fee structure will be the same as other leading futures, while the margin requirements will be 1.5 times their usual margin requirement for futures. This is involved with “adequate liquidity” as required to trade futures.
According to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, banks as we currently know them will disappear through obsolescence brought about in part by the unprecedented rise in Bitcoin. The traditional role of banks as a middleman will continue to erode away over time.
With a market value of $300 BILLION, Bitcoin has greater circulation than all but four major world currencies. Bitcoin exceeds all currencies except the US dollar, the Yen, the Yuan, and the Euro. To add perspective, the US Dollar has $1.4 Trillion in circulation.
As announced by Bitfinex team:
The price of gold has tumbled 15% since September. This has been during the meteoric rise in the price of Bitcoin.