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Skywire Mainnet: Skycoin Heralds Public Release

1 hour 11 minutes ago

With blockchain companies everywhere aiming to empower their platforms’ users, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd. Skycoin is hoping to do just that with its Skywire application, and the Skycoin development team have now unveiled the developer version, with the announcement made just days ago in Shanghai. This gives developers the capability to download, install, build and run the Skywire mainnet via the command line interface. Skywire’s creators have also stated that during the next few weeks full documentation for the developer release will be made available. What is Skywire Mainnet? Skywire is Skycoin’s flagship product

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North Korean Revolutionaries Turn to Crypto to Oust Kim Jong-un

1 hour 47 minutes ago

An organized dissident revolutionary group calling itself Cheollima Civil Defense is actively working to overthrow Kim Jong-un and the government of North Korea. The group has announced that they will be selling visas to the new country beginning Sunday, and supporters can pay with the Ethereum cryptocurrency. The price is one ether for the first 1,000 visas, which will be issued via the blockchain. Two hundred thousand passes will be granted using the blockchain. The official site doesn’t say what the per-visa cost will be once 1,000 have been issued. The South China Morning Post, which first reported on the

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Short the Dow for 2019’s Coming Recession, Says Top Hedge Fund

2 hours 27 minutes ago

The Dow Jones is set for an epic collapse, plunging the US into a recession as early as this year, according to Crescat Capital. The hedge fund, which consistently outperforms the market, is loading up on short positions on global stocks and shifting assets into gold in anticipation of a stock market meltdown. It comes less than a day after Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller said a recession is likely in the next 18 months. The bears are circling, and the stock market is on thin ice. As CCN recently reported, US stocks are highly over-priced and due for a

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New Dether App Feature Allows Individuals to Buy and Sell ERC20 Tokens for Cash in 140 Countries

2 hours 42 minutes ago

With a new feature from peer-to-peer cash-to-crypto app Dether, individuals can buy DAI, BNB, MKR, REP, and a variety of other ERC20 tokens with cash, or sell ERC20 tokens without holding any token liquidity in their Dether wallet. GIBRALTAR, Gibraltar—March 19, 2019- Dether, a decentralized OTC network of crypto buyers and sellers, has launched a new app feature that allows individuals to buy and sell ERC20 tokens for cash, without needing to hold liquidity of that token. The Dether protocol handles the swap using Kyber Network’s on-chain liquidity. Starting today, Dether users can experience this new feature, designed to create

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