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What Google Trends Annual Report Can Tell Us About Cryptocurrencies

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Google’s “Year in Search” has been released, and cryptocurrencies are in many top five lists.

Cashing In: Saudi Arabia and UAE Propose Joint Digital Currency

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have joined forces to create a cryptocurrency for cross-border transactions, according to Dubai-based GulfNews.

Emirates Investment Authority announced the news on December 12th at the Arab #FinTech Symposium in Abu Dhabi.

What Canyudo? It’s up to you – New Blockchain App for Social Tasking

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Do you find yourself wasting away the day with nothing to do? Are you a workaholic struggling to keep several balls in the air?

Canyudo, a UK blockchain startup, has an answer for both problems.

The company recently developed a Decentralised Application (DApp) to connect people with too much on their plate with those looking for work.

A Close Look at Bitcoin: Current State and Future Trends

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According to a recent report by Delphi Digital, the main value drivers for Bitcoin are its ability to serve as a censorship-resistant store of value as well as offer the world a viable alternative to government-backed currencies.

Zug – the Crypto Silicon Valley of Switzerland – Is the Fastest Growing Tech Hub in Europe

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Switzerland aims to become one of the key hotspots for crypto stakeholders in the world. The small European country is no longer famous only for its banking system and luxury watch brands. In the last few years, it has become home to a large number of blockchain startups. It has also attracted some major companies interested in the crypto phenomenon.

Crypto Millionaires: The UK Twins behind Populous (PPT)

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Meet twins Steve and Sam Williams whose cryptocurrency Populous (PPT) turned them into multi-millionaires. How did the brothers beat the odds and swap poverty for wealth?

Why This UK MP Wants You to Pay Taxes in Bitcoin

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United Kingdom parliament member Eddie Hughes is reportedly advocating for citizens to pay state taxes with bitcoin, according to Expressco.uk.

Blockchain Connect Conference Calls for Stronger Academic Approach to the Technology

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Blockchain technology needs a stronger academic approach. This is the key message of the organisers of the upcoming Blockchain Connect conference. The conference will take place in San Francisco on January 11, 2019. Until then, the organisers also opened a call for papers on the topic of blockchain technology.

Crypto Fans Can Now Buy FINNEY™ – the First Blockchain Smartphone in the World

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Cryptocurrency owners do not have to carry a smartphone and a hardware wallet for their Bitcoin anymore. Instead, they can use FINNEY™, the first blockchain smartphone in the world. FINNEY™ is the brainchild of SIRIN LABS. It runs on a proprietary, Google-approved version of Android. Also, it features an embedded cold storage wallet with high level security.

Supermarket Giant Auchan Promotes Food Safety Using Blockchain Technology

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Food safety is one of the greatest concerns at global level. From farm to store shelf, each entity that handles and processes food must ensure that the products are fit for consumption. However, every year we see instances of food tampering or food poisoning outbreaks. Before the authorities step in, and before the source of contamination is pinpointed, people get sick. One supermarket chain wants to do something about this situation. Auchan, the 13th largest food retailer in the world, chose blockchain technology solution by German TE-FOOD, to improve food safety.