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4 Blockchain Entrepreneurs Win $100K Thiel Awards

Entrepreneurs and developers behind four different blockchain startups can add their names to the list of Thiel Fellowship awardees. The Thiel Foundation, created and funded by billionaire investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, announced its 2018 class of Thiel Fellows on Friday. Among this year’s recipients are Vest co-founder Axel …

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Bitcoin Drops to Within 2018 Low Close to $6,000

Bitcoin fell to within touching distance of the $6,000 mark on Friday, a figure not seen since February, following improvement orders from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to six of the country’s crypto exchanges. Bitcoin Continues to Fall The number one digital currency is seeing its value being chipped away …

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US Congressman: SEC's Stance on Ether Is 'Encouraging'

Congressman Tom Emmer has praised the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for clarifying that ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, ether, is not a security. As previously reported, last week, the SEC’s director of Corporation Finance, William Hinman, told the audience at the Yahoo! All Markets Summit: Crypto conference that “current offers …

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