Wiki’s Co-Founder Larry Sanger on Internet, Blockchain and Knowledge

Intellectual of the innovative industry, innovator of the concept of intellectuality, experimentator with technologies and educator by dedication, before co-founding Wikipedia in 2001, Larry Sanger studied and taught philosophy, being interested especially in epistemology — i.e., the science of knowledge.  It was in college that he started thinking of the internet as a potential way of decentralizing knowledge. His early project in this regard was a web forum for discussions between tutors and students, who could thus communicate outside the usual academic environment. Sanger explained: “The thing that drives me…

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CoinDeal Renews Wolverhampton Sponsorship

Crypto exchange CoinDeal has announced the renewal of its advertising agreement with the Wolverhampton Wanderers, a major English football team. The sponsorship means that CoinDeal will continue to sustain a brand presence within the mainstream sports world, a rarity for a bitcoin-focused company. CoinDeal, which operates a cryptocurrency exchange that has so far catered to European traders and recently announced plans to expand into the United States, has been an official partner of the Wolverhampton Wanderers (known to many fans as, simply, the Wolves) since July 2018. Through the partnership…

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Banks Down 99% In Value Against Bitcoin; Data Shows

Bitcoin now makes the world’s largest banks look literally worthless courtesy of new data showing returns on their shares. Banks Bite The Bitcoin Dust Published by research firm Messari on July 9, the five-year returns of the world’s six biggest lenders make for grim reading when valued in BTC.  According to Messari, since 2014, Deutsche Bank returns have fallen 98.9 percent in Bitcoin terms.  The stricken German institution, which this week began mass staff layoffs which will affect 18,000 people, fared the worst out of the banks under comparison. Next…

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Tron Foundation Refutes Police Raid Theory, Price Still Drops 9.5% |

A mob of upset investors trespassed the Tron Foundation‘s Beijing office on Monday after getting scammed by a doppelganger firm off tens of millions of dollars. The blockchain company had to call the police to disperse the crowd, according to a string of videos available across the social media platforms. Nevertheless, many in the cryptocurrency community alleged that the law enforcement staff in the video was there to raid the Tron office after it allegedly verified the company’s links with a billion-dollar Ponzi scam known as “Wave Field Super Community.”…

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Blockchain and AI Bond, Explained

5. Even with these challenges ahead, several companies and organizations are already introducing AI into blockchain to produce results. There are already several promising projects merging the technologies that span a variety of fields. Recently, blockchain-based Cortex has announced the launch of an AI-based network for decentralized applications (DApps), which can help optimize financial services. The company hopes to use the technology to generate credit reports for decentralized financial services, construct better anti-fraud systems, and even assist in gaming and esports. Other companies, such as Endor, have taken a narrower approach. The organization,…

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Being John McAfee: A Bitcoin Magazine Podcast Interview

On today’s episode, Dave and Grahm chat with the one and only John McAfee, who is currently living in exile in Cuba. They talk about freedom, Bitcoin, McAfee’s new McAfee Magic trading platform, as well as his 2020 presidential campaign, the McAfee movie starring Michael Keaton, death threats and more! Resources: McAfee Magic The McAfee Movie Twitter: John McAfee The post Being John McAfee: A Bitcoin Magazine Podcast Interview appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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Kraken CEO: Tether Is Not Driving Bitcoin Price

TD Ameritrade interviewed Kraken’s Jesse Powell over concerns about large amounts of Tether coming into the market. Tether Influx Usually Indicates Fiat Entering Bitcoin Market The latest surge in #bitcoin has been accompanied by big volume in #tether. Watch as @krakenfx CEO @jespow details to @OJRenick why the controversy over the stablecoin is much ado about nothing.$BTC $USDT — TD Ameritrade Network (@TDANetwork) July 1, 2019 Kraken CEO, Jesse Powell, has been vocal in his condemnation of the New York Attorney General’s ‘misplaced’ recent accusations around Tether and Bitfinex. Given…

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Litecoin Surged 370% The Month Before Last Halving, Will it Repeat

All eyes have been on Bitcoin since its peak on Thursday. Many have been expecting a wider correction which so far has failed to materialize. As BTC consolidates today, some of its siblings have started taking off and Litecoin is leading the pack during weekend trading. Litecoin Surges 15% on Sunday Weekend trading has been pretty weak for most of the altcoins. Very few of them have made more than a couple of percent back from their double digit dumps on Friday. When the Bitcoin flash crash shaved $55 billion…

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