Domain Registrar EnCirca Accepting Applications for Ethereum Addresses

EnCirca has opened up applications for website names ending in “.ETH,” citing a lack of cyber-squatting protection for blockchain brand names. Domain registrar company EnCirca has announced that it is accepting pre-registration applications for the Ethereum website extension, “.ETH”. EnCirca said that it will be accepting applications until August 10, in a press release on […]

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New Survey: 49% of Americans and Brits Don’t Trust Facebook’s Libra

A survey from instant messaging application Viber shows that 49% of Americans and Brits would not trust Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Almost half of Americans and Brits would not trust Facebook in regards to its long-awaited stablecoin Libra, technology and market-focused news platform Telecoms.com reported on July 22. Facebook’s trust issues could hurt Libra project Citing […]

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Mercedes Parent Firm is Building a Crypto Hardware Wallet for Cars

An open car hardware wallet solution will be provided by Daimler, the corporation behind Mercedes-Benz, in partnership with blockchain startup Riddle & Code. Daimler, the German multinational corporation behind the Mercedes-Benz brand, partnered with European blockchain interface solutions startup Riddle & Code to provide an open car hardware wallet solution, the startup announced in a […]

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Hodler’s Digest, July 15–21: Libra Special! Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUDs of the Week

U.S. politicians tell a Facebook exec that Libra endangers Americans more than 9/11, BitMEX lands in hot water and Vitalik Buterin reveals his big idea for Ethereum. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, […]

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Noncustodial Crypto Exchanges, Explained

Noncustodial exchanges represent a middle ground between centralized and decentralized exchanges while performing fast crypto conversions What are the disadvantages of NCEs? Much like decentralized exchanges, users have full control of their private keys and are thus responsible for the transactions they make. The onus is on a user to provide the correct address when […]

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