MarketWatch: Bitcoin breaks above $6,000, nears $100 billion value for the first time in its…

MarketWatch: Bitcoin breaks above $6,000, nears $100 billion value for the first time in its history

October 2017 — Sweetbridge VP of Protocol Marketing Jason English comments on the factors driving the rise of bitcoin

The world’s most prominent digital currency was on track to mark a fresh milestone on Friday, with bitcoin rallying and putting the cyber currency in position to hit a total market value of around $100 billion.

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Matryx Partners with Airbitz so VR Users Maintain Control and Secure Digital Assets

Matryx and Airbitz team up

San Diego — Matryx (https://matryx.ai.) and Airbitz are teaming up to bridge the gap between virtual reality and blockchain-based identity.

Bitcoin wallet platform Airbitz has partnered with Matryx, a platform for decentralized collaboration, in order to increase the latter’s usability and security. Integrating Airbitz SDK applications into virtual reality allows for a more streamlined blockchain experience in VR. Matryx will leverage the Airbitz Edge Security SDK for security and privacy.

“In an ideal world, users wouldn’t have to remove the VR headset to communicate with a blockchain platform,” says Edgardo Leija, Matryx Co-Founder. “Airbitz’s integration into VR products is essential to improving our user experiences.” The end goal is safe and comfortable user experience.

“We believe users should be in control of their own assets and effectively manage their own private keys,” says Matryx CEO Steve McCloskey. “Through our partnership with Airbitz we are adding value to our customers by offering a secure and reliable private key management system while they interact with the Matryx platform.”

Matryx facilitates collaboration within the STEM fields. (science, technology, engineering and math) A key aspect to this is increased collaboration. Matryx believes the way to do this is by incentivizing contributions to projects and research with rewards.

Edge Security will allow Matryx platform users to sign in to the platform with a username and password, and automatically encrypt the data client-side and create backup private keys. Neither Airbitz nor Matryx will have access to user’s keys or private information.

“Airbitz is excited to partner with organizations like Matryx to bring zero-knowledge security solutions to its users,” said Paul Puey, CEO of Airbitz. “Projects like Matryx are the first glimpse into how blockchains will be used as tools to do many things in a new way. They have an excellent team with a proven track record delivering products to market.”

Other applications using Airbitz Edge Security include the decentralized prediction market Augur, the DAO management platform Wings.ai, and Cashaa, the blockchain remittance platform.

“The Airbitz SDK decentralizes security while keeping data in the hands of end users,” stated Puey. “The six pillar platform known as Edge Security secures data with blockchain-inspired technology to provide high security standards in an easy to use app. The Airbitz SDK locally encrypts data on end user devices, synchronizes it across devices, provides automatic, encrypted backups, and enables one-touch Two Factor Authentication. The platform is zero knowledge meaning that even Airbitz doesn’t have access to user data. While best known for their bitcoin mobile app, Airbitz applies the same techniques to allow for several types of data to be secured on end user devices.”

This initiative with the innovative Airbitz allows Matryx to accentuate a key aspect of blockchain technology: decentralization. Users on the Matryx platform can rest assured that neither Airbitz nor Matryx controls their private keys. They do. And they do so in the Metaverse. By confirming their identity with the Airbitz SDK on Matryx, VR users can bring their cryptocurrencies and ERC20 tokens with them into a virtual shared space.

About Matryx

Matryx aims to incentivize collaboration in fields of knowledge and creation like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The open source platform consists of a bounty system, a library of digital assets, and a marketplace. Matryx will create a de facto standard for incentivized collaboration on top of the Ethereum blockchain using the ERC20 token MTX. Matryx is a product of Nanome Inc., creator of virtual reality software for scientific research and development. The Nanome software suite includes Calcflow, the industry-leading VR mathematics toolkit, nano-one, a VR interface for nanoscale design and simulation and Matryx. For more information, please visit https://matryx.ai.

(Introducing) ELECTRONEUM

Did you know, a cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. The private key(s) to ‘use’ the cryptocurrency can be stored in a cryptocurrency wallet. Cryptocurrencies are classified as a subset of digital currencies and are also classified as a subset of alternative currencies and virtual currencies.

INTRODUCING

The World’s First Common Cryptocurrency

Electroneum, built on its own blockchain, has been developed with the explicit intention of capturing the mobile gaming and online gambling market. It launches via ICO on September 14th and represents a unique investment opportunity.

The cryptocurrency market, once so clearly dominated by Bitcoin, has become fractured and catalysed by the introduction of new thinking and new technology. Electroneum represents another vast leap forward; it offers investors both the quick potential returns typical of an ICO of a viable product*, as well as the opportunity to become an early adopter of what is likely to be a significantly disruptive technology.

Where previously cryptocurrency usage has been almost entirely the domain of speculators and the tech-savvy, Electroneum is set to become the first digital coin to enter common usage due to its groundbreaking ease-of-use for the ordinary mobile user. Key points of difference for Electroneum include the following:

  • Maximum coin volume of 21 billion, which will mean transactions have only two decimal places and have a ‘real money’ feel that Bitcoin lacks.
  • Electroneum wallets can easily be managed on a smartphone, and the coins can be generated by the unique mobile miner running as a background activity.
  • It enables very fast microtransactions and currency can be transferred between different apps, games and users.
  • It relies on its own purpose-built blockchain, unlike many other currencies launched in 2017 so far.
  • It has a single-minded development team behind it, with the clear goal to break into and dominate the mobile currency market.

This overview paper outlines in detail the concept and planning behind Electroneum and the enormous opportunity in September’s ICO.

In the first half of 2016, the average return for 100 new cryptocurrencies was 357%. Just 13 resulted in a negative return. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The value of your investment may go down as well as up, and you may not receive upon redemption the full amount of your original investment.

The Electroneum Crowdsale ICO (fundraiser)

We are raising funds via an ICO (initial coin offering). We are allowing investors a chance to purchase Electroneum in advance of it being listed on the various exchanges. The level of funds we raise will depend on what we can achieve and the speed at which we achieve it.

General development roadmap order based on funds:

  1. Global translation of the app
  2. Integration of a global SMS message system to authenticate app users and allow a “WhatsApp / Telegram” style system to make the transfer of Electroneum even easier between coin owners.
  3. International promotion of Electroneum
  4. Development of a GUI CPU miner which can run in MS Windows and a more accessible GUI Wallet manager for MS Windows.

A team will be concurrently building the virtual currency exchange app and global marketing. The desktop version of the exchange will be available via our GitHub open source repository (https://github.com/ Electroneum/).

Electroneum ICO Pricing and Release Schedule

Electroneum will be holding its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on September 14th, 2017. The ICO will run until the initial coin block has been taken up or October 31st, 2017. We have deliberately made one thousand times as many Electroneum coins as there are Bitcoin available, to move the decimal places forwards and make the coin more accessible to the average user. Please see page 9 for more information about Electroneum and how it is more accessible and understandable than other crypto currencies.

There will be a total of 6,300,000,000 (6.3 billion) Electroneum coins available for $0.01 US Cent each at the offering. Payment must be made in Ethereum, Bitcoin or USD International Bank Transfer. We believe that rewarding investors and users for early adoption, and believe this will enhance the future value of Electroneum and encourage fast growth.

We have set up the following bonus structure to reward those who choose to invest early.

Unsold coins — mining bonus If there are any Electroneum coins left at the ICO closing date of October 31st 2017 they will be distributed into the mobile mining bonus pool. It has been common in ICOs to destroy any remaining ICO coins.

We have decided that there is no 100% guarantee that these coins are “burned” or destroyed and so we have decided it would be in the interest of all investors if the remaining coins are used in a controlled manner to increase the mobile miners return. By slightly increasing the mining return on mobile devices we will dramatically increase the viral number of Electroneum users, which will increase the value of Electroneum for all investors.

If mobile miners are able to mine Electroneum worth USD $30 per month we will NOT release any bonus pool. If mining drops below that figure we will release enough to bump mobile mining up to $30 USD value per month.

Participating in the Electroneum ICO

Electroneum coins will be available to investors before the general public. Investors will be able to purchase Electroneum coins in one of three ways:

  1. By bank transfer
  2. With Ethereum
  3. With Bitcoin.

If you have other, alternate, cryptocurrencies that you would like to use to purchase Electroneum coins then please use Shapeshift (https://shapeshift.io/#/coins) to convert to Ethereum or Bitcoin before taking part in the Electroneum ICO.

The Electroneum ICO manager We have developed a unique platform to manage the ICO process. http://my.electroneum.com Simply create an account and follow the instructions to get involved with the ICO. You will be able to track your transactions and see (in real time) the exchange of Bitcoin or Ethereum for Electroneum. If you’d like to make an international bank transfer, it will take a bit longer to verify, but the system checks twice per day and will update your Electroneum balance automatically.

At the end of the ICO your Electroneum balance will be moved into an Electroneum wallet address (or wallet addresses) of your choice. We will keep all investors informed of which exchanges are listing Electroneum for trading purposes.

Official Information About Electroneum :

WEBSITE : http://electroneum.com

WHITEPAPER : http://electroneum.com/overview-white-paper.pdf

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(Introducing) ELECTRONEUM

Did you know, a cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. The private key(s) to ‘use’ the cryptocurrency can be stored in a cryptocurrency wallet. Cryptocurrencies are classified as a subset of digital currencies and are also classified as a subset of alternative currencies and virtual currencies.

INTRODUCING

The World’s First Common Cryptocurrency

Electroneum, built on its own blockchain, has been developed with the explicit intention of capturing the mobile gaming and online gambling market. It launches via ICO on September 14th and represents a unique investment opportunity.

The cryptocurrency market, once so clearly dominated by Bitcoin, has become fractured and catalysed by the introduction of new thinking and new technology. Electroneum represents another vast leap forward; it offers investors both the quick potential returns typical of an ICO of a viable product*, as well as the opportunity to become an early adopter of what is likely to be a significantly disruptive technology.

Where previously cryptocurrency usage has been almost entirely the domain of speculators and the tech-savvy, Electroneum is set to become the first digital coin to enter common usage due to its groundbreaking ease-of-use for the ordinary mobile user. Key points of difference for Electroneum include the following:

  • Maximum coin volume of 21 billion, which will mean transactions have only two decimal places and have a ‘real money’ feel that Bitcoin lacks.
  • Electroneum wallets can easily be managed on a smartphone, and the coins can be generated by the unique mobile miner running as a background activity.
  • It enables very fast microtransactions and currency can be transferred between different apps, games and users.
  • It relies on its own purpose-built blockchain, unlike many other currencies launched in 2017 so far.
  • It has a single-minded development team behind it, with the clear goal to break into and dominate the mobile currency market.

This overview paper outlines in detail the concept and planning behind Electroneum and the enormous opportunity in September’s ICO.

In the first half of 2016, the average return for 100 new cryptocurrencies was 357%. Just 13 resulted in a negative return. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The value of your investment may go down as well as up, and you may not receive upon redemption the full amount of your original investment.

The Electroneum Crowdsale ICO (fundraiser)

We are raising funds via an ICO (initial coin offering). We are allowing investors a chance to purchase Electroneum in advance of it being listed on the various exchanges. The level of funds we raise will depend on what we can achieve and the speed at which we achieve it.

General development roadmap order based on funds:

  1. Global translation of the app
  2. Integration of a global SMS message system to authenticate app users and allow a “WhatsApp / Telegram” style system to make the transfer of Electroneum even easier between coin owners.
  3. International promotion of Electroneum
  4. Development of a GUI CPU miner which can run in MS Windows and a more accessible GUI Wallet manager for MS Windows.

A team will be concurrently building the virtual currency exchange app and global marketing. The desktop version of the exchange will be available via our GitHub open source repository (https://github.com/ Electroneum/).

Electroneum ICO Pricing and Release Schedule

Electroneum will be holding its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on September 14th, 2017. The ICO will run until the initial coin block has been taken up or October 31st, 2017. We have deliberately made one thousand times as many Electroneum coins as there are Bitcoin available, to move the decimal places forwards and make the coin more accessible to the average user. Please see page 9 for more information about Electroneum and how it is more accessible and understandable than other crypto currencies.

There will be a total of 6,300,000,000 (6.3 billion) Electroneum coins available for $0.01 US Cent each at the offering. Payment must be made in Ethereum, Bitcoin or USD International Bank Transfer. We believe that rewarding investors and users for early adoption, and believe this will enhance the future value of Electroneum and encourage fast growth.

We have set up the following bonus structure to reward those who choose to invest early.

Unsold coins — mining bonus If there are any Electroneum coins left at the ICO closing date of October 31st 2017 they will be distributed into the mobile mining bonus pool. It has been common in ICOs to destroy any remaining ICO coins.

We have decided that there is no 100% guarantee that these coins are “burned” or destroyed and so we have decided it would be in the interest of all investors if the remaining coins are used in a controlled manner to increase the mobile miners return. By slightly increasing the mining return on mobile devices we will dramatically increase the viral number of Electroneum users, which will increase the value of Electroneum for all investors.

If mobile miners are able to mine Electroneum worth USD $30 per month we will NOT release any bonus pool. If mining drops below that figure we will release enough to bump mobile mining up to $30 USD value per month.

Participating in the Electroneum ICO

Electroneum coins will be available to investors before the general public. Investors will be able to purchase Electroneum coins in one of three ways:

  1. By bank transfer
  2. With Ethereum
  3. With Bitcoin.

If you have other, alternate, cryptocurrencies that you would like to use to purchase Electroneum coins then please use Shapeshift (https://shapeshift.io/#/coins) to convert to Ethereum or Bitcoin before taking part in the Electroneum ICO.

The Electroneum ICO manager We have developed a unique platform to manage the ICO process. http://my.electroneum.com Simply create an account and follow the instructions to get involved with the ICO. You will be able to track your transactions and see (in real time) the exchange of Bitcoin or Ethereum for Electroneum. If you’d like to make an international bank transfer, it will take a bit longer to verify, but the system checks twice per day and will update your Electroneum balance automatically.

At the end of the ICO your Electroneum balance will be moved into an Electroneum wallet address (or wallet addresses) of your choice. We will keep all investors informed of which exchanges are listing Electroneum for trading purposes.

Official Information About Electroneum :

WEBSITE : http://electroneum.com

WHITEPAPER : http://electroneum.com/overview-white-paper.pdf

Created by Budi691

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KickCity Update

20.10.2017

There is a current surge in the number of ICOs. Many people who invested in different ICOs have lost, while some — gained. Many companies that raised fund via ICO are going to fail. It’s definitely true that the next Fortune 500 companies will be blockchain-based. Therefore, one of the biggest questions we ask ourselves each day at KickCity is how can we remain very relevant and very successful. As a result, we focus on building great products that people really need. Products that can bring value to end users and to event organizers. We equally focus on getting the right people (influencers and advisors) on board.

The future is here!

That is why we are rolling out technology that will affect people’s lives. We have redesigned Admin Panel for event organizers and we currently testing it. By monday evening (October 23th) we will roll it out and we will be fully supporting 10 US cities and Nigeria. In partnership with one of the biggest payment solution in Africa — Voguepay, we are going to bring results and value to Nigeria and at the same time, KickCity is going to make a lot of money.

Reward Based Referral system supported by smart contracts

As a result oriented company, we thought that it will be best to demo the first version of our incentivized event marketing protocol and have it run several events before our Public Token Sale. This will give us more leverage.

Equally we will run the first ever Token Distribution Event (TDE)and it will also be powered by our P2P protocol — rewarding investors who bring other investors. We raised extra $212,000 which is going strictly into product development as we are focused on bringing the best product onboard and launching in many cities.

We have also decided to reschedule our Public Token Sale. The actual date will be announced on Tuesday (October 24th). The Private deals are still open. So, join the whitelist. We have been attending different events and meeting with top experts in the industry. We are rescheduling the public sale (Token Distribution Event) because we want it to be more professional, with working products in place that will support the flight of KCY tokens and produce better results for us and our investors.

Lets look at the future and achieve greatness together
Gideon at Monaco Growth Forum

Our Belief

In KickCity, we do not believe in a one time deal. We believe in long term investments, in long term results. Therefore, we prefer to stay away from get rich quick investors and at the same time we are focused on bringing the best results for the investors that believe in what we believe in.

We believe that there is need for more real use cases of cryptocurrency. The only way to make people use crypto is by creating value for them. Most people do not see any need for cryptocurrencies. What they will gain by using cryptos.

Currently, we are running a survey in University of Houston and we have learnt that most students don’t know about Bitcoins but they are willing to earn by inviting friends to events ( concerts) which they already do.

KickCity will share value among these end users. No more paying Add money to centralized data miners. Its time to share this value among the real owners of these data. KickCity is focusing on events as an entry point because it will be the quickest and most viral way to spread the use of crypto.

By the End of next year, KCY will be one of the most used tokens. Join our Telegram Community and stay tuned!

Please, support us by sharing this article.
— KickCity Team.

KickCity Update

20.10.2017

There is a current surge in the number of ICOs. Many people who invested in different ICOs have lost, while some — gained. Many companies that raised fund via ICO are going to fail. It’s definitely true that the next Fortune 500 companies will be blockchain-based. Therefore, one of the biggest questions we ask ourselves each day at KickCity is how can we remain very relevant and very successful. As a result, we focus on building great products that people really need. Products that can bring value to end users and to event organizers. We equally focus on getting the right people (influencers and advisors) on board.

The future is here!

That is why we are rolling out technology that will affect people’s lives. We have redesigned Admin Panel for event organizers and we currently testing it. By monday evening (October 23th) we will roll it out and we will be fully supporting 10 US cities and Nigeria. In partnership with one of the biggest payment solution in Africa — Voguepay, we are going to bring results and value to Nigeria and at the same time, KickCity is going to make a lot of money.

Reward Based Referral system supported by smart contracts

As a result oriented company, we thought that it will be best to demo the first version of our incentivized event marketing protocol and have it run several events before our Public Token Sale. This will give us more leverage.

Equally we will run the first ever Token Distribution Event (TDE)and it will also be powered by our P2P protocol — rewarding investors who bring other investors. We raised extra $212,000 which is going strictly into product development as we are focused on bringing the best product onboard and launching in many cities.

We have also decided to reschedule our Public Token Sale. The actual date will be announced on Tuesday (October 24th). The Private deals are still open. So, join the whitelist. We have been attending different events and meeting with top experts in the industry. We are rescheduling the public sale (Token Distribution Event) because we want it to be more professional, with working products in place that will support the flight of KCY tokens and produce better results for us and our investors.

Lets look at the future and achieve greatness together
Gideon at Monaco Growth Forum

Our Belief

In KickCity, we do not believe in a one time deal. We believe in long term investments, in long term results. Therefore, we prefer to stay away from get rich quick investors and at the same time we are focused on bringing the best results for the investors that believe in what we believe in.

We believe that there is need for more real use cases of cryptocurrency. The only way to make people use crypto is by creating value for them. Most people do not see any need for cryptocurrencies. What they will gain by using cryptos.

Currently, we are running a survey in University of Houston and we have learnt that most students don’t know about Bitcoins but they are willing to earn by inviting friends to events ( concerts) which they already do.

KickCity will share value among these end users. No more paying Add money to centralized data miners. Its time to share this value among the real owners of these data. KickCity is focusing on events as an entry point because it will be the quickest and most viral way to spread the use of crypto.

By the End of next year, KCY will be one of the most used tokens. Join our Telegram Community and stay tuned!

Please, support us by sharing this article.
— KickCity Team.

KickCity Update

20.10.2017

There is a current surge in the number of ICOs. Many people who invested in different ICOs have lost, while some — gained. Many companies that raised fund via ICO are going to fail. It’s definitely true that the next Fortune 500 companies will be blockchain-based. Therefore, one of the biggest questions we ask ourselves each day at KickCity is how can we remain very relevant and very successful. As a result, we focus on building great products that people really need. Products that can bring value to end users and to event organizers. We equally focus on getting the right people (influencers and advisors) on board.

The future is here!

That is why we are rolling out technology that will affect people’s lives. We have redesigned Admin Panel for event organizers and we currently testing it. By monday evening (October 23th) we will roll it out and we will be fully supporting 10 US cities and Nigeria. In partnership with one of the biggest payment solution in Africa — Voguepay, we are going to bring results and value to Nigeria and at the same time, KickCity is going to make a lot of money.

Reward Based Referral system supported by smart contracts

As a result oriented company, we thought that it will be best to demo the first version of our incentivized event marketing protocol and have it run several events before our Public Token Sale. This will give us more leverage.

Equally we will run the first ever Token Distribution Event (TDE)and it will also be powered by our P2P protocol — rewarding investors who bring other investors. We raised extra $212,000 which is going strictly into product development as we are focused on bringing the best product onboard and launching in many cities.

We have also decided to reschedule our Public Token Sale. The actual date will be announced on Tuesday (October 24th). The Private deals are still open. So, join the whitelist. We have been attending different events and meeting with top experts in the industry. We are rescheduling the public sale (Token Distribution Event) because we want it to be more professional, with working products in place that will support the flight of KCY tokens and produce better results for us and our investors.

Lets look at the future and achieve greatness together
Gideon at Monaco Growth Forum

Our Belief

In KickCity, we do not believe in a one time deal. We believe in long term investments, in long term results. Therefore, we prefer to stay away from get rich quick investors and at the same time we are focused on bringing the best results for the investors that believe in what we believe in.

We believe that there is need for more real use cases of cryptocurrency. The only way to make people use crypto is by creating value for them. Most people do not see any need for cryptocurrencies. What they will gain by using cryptos.

Currently, we are running a survey in University of Houston and we have learnt that most students don’t know about Bitcoins but they are willing to earn by inviting friends to events ( concerts) which they already do.

KickCity will share value among these end users. No more paying Add money to centralized data miners. Its time to share this value among the real owners of these data. KickCity is focusing on events as an entry point because it will be the quickest and most viral way to spread the use of crypto.

By the End of next year, KCY will be one of the most used tokens. Join our Telegram Community and stay tuned!

Please, support us by sharing this article.
— KickCity Team.

PROVER: ENSURING AUTHENTICITY OF VIDEO THROUGH BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

Prover is a decentralized autonomous platform that enables the receiving of any video content event that occurs, Prover also ensure proper verification and confirmation of genuine video . If there’s any thing triggers eagerness and anxiety in marketing meeting anywhere its video. They are eager to use video because of it its proven effectiveness, and because the medium has become so pervasive; 75% of senior executives watch work- related videos weakly, and almost 60% of these executives prefer to watch video than to read etc. prover is a great privilege for marketers, advertisers and the video owners. Belonging to this platform will give anyone edge over other because of the decentralized method of financial transaction which will be done through blockchain technology. This platform is also created for protecting the interest of the copyright authors, not until the real author comes and dispute the fact.

Prover have introduce a token called proof tokens to their platform. prover work with an experience team members. Like Nadezhda Nabilskaya, who is the CEO co-founder in the field of information security and technical security since 2010, Alexey Rytikov. CTO which has experience on developing software in the field of technical security equipment for 10 years, etc. and others which are mentioned in the white paper. So every video owners, authors, marketers, etc, should join the platform and grab the opportunity.

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Prover: Technology of Authenticity Verification of Video Content

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Blockchain is a Policy fight. Where are the Wonks?

Regulations serve to enforce policy.

However, in the #Blockchain space what policies have emerged? The free market of the $100B #BTC beast, the #SEC is now trying to classify as a duck, developed its own policies. They’re reinforced in #DLT protocols. Spawn from successful #ICOs and championed by self proclaimed #crypto experts. These policies, while not codified anywhere, exist like the laws of physics. What goes up…is gonna come down. #BitcoinBubble

From that spiral should come Policies that spawn Standards, which give birth to Practices. Practices that reinforce industry best practices and regulations.

Where are the #DLT #PolicyWonks?
What are the industry best practices?
If policy is the domain of politicians — let me get some popcorn for the show.

I’ll be back in DC first of November. If there are any policy wonks working on DLT, #bitcoin or #cryptocurrencies policy, let’s chat. I’m not quite bold enough to call myself a Blockchain expert but I am an expert at writing policies, standards and practices. Scott Stockwell, Ezzard Alves, Estelle Xue Liu, Thad Bowman, Corey Frayer, Guillermo Vazquez, Hikaru Kusaka, Angela Parsons, JP Parker, MBA

RATEI (ICO) — Let ICO experts HELP you decide where to INVEST!

Researching ICO — Crypto World for last few months I often get the feeling of the real wild west! This market is still highly unregulated, there are many scammers trying to take your hard earned money and you have to search for real valuable information all around the web and spent a big number of hours on this. I was trying to find someplace on the web that is reliable and offering all important ICO information, so you can easily make your investment decision based on HQ information.

Finally, I found it — Ratei.co

So let me tell you few things about Ratei and why I think it will become the starting point for all future ICO investors.
Ratei is the first reliable and transparent blockchain based platform for ICO auctions and ICO information given by real experts. It is a place of meeting between experts from business, finance, marketing and tech on one side and all potential ICO investors on the other side. The main goal behind Ratei is to give you reliable and transparent information from ICO World in numerous languages.

It is important to say that Ratei just started its life and being still in Beta phase with just his basic functions. Despite that Ratei.Io is already doing his main function, promoting ICOs and making a profit on ICO auctions. Ratei Beta platform was successfully launched in September and started getting ratings from users and making a profit from the day one. Their Pre ICO was done in the same month and at this moment you can join Ratei Stars Token ICO here: http://ratei.co/

Ratei already has a good looking team of experts in all areas regarding ICOs, but they are building even bigger and stronger team to become absolutely dominant in all areas regarding ICO investing. So if you feel like an expert in Tech, Blockchain, Financial, Business or Marketing you can join their team, become part of Ratei and make some profit on your knowledge. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSca2eCaKNXo4K3pP46vKAsWNgPlwGC0JTy6y8l9_GYFVSBEXw/viewform

In next month we can expect a lot of extra functions allowing users to get a better insight in all ICO campaigns listed on Ratei. They will ad rating indicators and a section for ICO advisers, new user-friendly tools, and knowledge base. Maybe the most important thing for transparency will be a platform for blockchain and ICO experts where they will have the possibility to monetize their knowledge and on the other side investors will have the possibility to Vote for experts who contribute the most.
By the end of 2017. Ratei will make one more huge move and that is the launch of STARS exchange. On it, users will have possibility to exchange STARS tokens in other cryptocurrencies. Ratei team is also planning to continue development of their platform with multiple new options making easier for ICO teams to find new team members and get new ideas for future ICOs. Whole Ratei.co will be translated into 10 most popular languages offering easy access to ICO information to all non English speaking investors.

The main idea behind Ratei is that users can rate ICOs using STR tokens. The more stars ICO gets the higher he will climb on the list and get more exposure on ICO market. So if Ratei becomes the dominant platform for ICO investors then it is not hard to imagine all project managers buying STR tokens and spending them for the promotion of their projects.

I as an investor really like having a simple and clear idea about the project. Explained in just a few sentences and with answers:

What is project about?

What problem is solving?

Can it be profitable?

And Ratei is just like that. It has a simple idea, it is slowing specific problem and it is easy to understand how it will make a profit.

I also like the user-friendly look of Ratei web page where you can easily explore Ongoing, Upcoming and Recent ICOs. It is clear that it is still in Beta and there is a number of things that need to be improved and a lot of new tools to be added but it is leaving impression that in few months it will become main ICO information portal and more.

Stars Token ICO DETAILS:

TOKEN NAME — Stars Token (STR)
PRESALE — Finalized
SALE — 1 October 2017–18 November 2017
PLATFORM — Ethereum
TYPE — ERC20
VALUE — 1 ETH / 150 STR — 1ETH / 100 STR
NUMBER OF TOKENS — 60 000 000
TOKENS FOR PUBLIC SALE — 40 000 000

Ratei Links:
https://www.facebook.com/rateico/
https://twitter.com/rateico
https://t.me/rateico

What is your opinion about this interesting ICO? Please share it with a community in comments below.

RATEI (ICO) — Let ICO experts HELP you decide where to INVEST!

Researching ICO — Crypto World for last few months I often get the feeling of the real wild west! This market is still highly unregulated, there are many scammers trying to take your hard earned money and you have to search for real valuable information all around the web and spent a big number of hours on this. I was trying to find someplace on the web that is reliable and offering all important ICO information, so you can easily make your investment decision based on HQ information.

Finally, I found it — Ratei.co

So let me tell you few things about Ratei and why I think it will become the starting point for all future ICO investors.
Ratei is the first reliable and transparent blockchain based platform for ICO auctions and ICO information given by real experts. It is a place of meeting between experts from business, finance, marketing and tech on one side and all potential ICO investors on the other side. The main goal behind Ratei is to give you reliable and transparent information from ICO World in numerous languages.

It is important to say that Ratei just started its life and being still in Beta phase with just his basic functions. Despite that Ratei.Io is already doing his main function, promoting ICOs and making a profit on ICO auctions. Ratei Beta platform was successfully launched in September and started getting ratings from users and making a profit from the day one. Their Pre ICO was done in the same month and at this moment you can join Ratei Stars Token ICO here: http://ratei.co/

Ratei already has a good looking team of experts in all areas regarding ICOs, but they are building even bigger and stronger team to become absolutely dominant in all areas regarding ICO investing. So if you feel like an expert in Tech, Blockchain, Financial, Business or Marketing you can join their team, become part of Ratei and make some profit on your knowledge. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSca2eCaKNXo4K3pP46vKAsWNgPlwGC0JTy6y8l9_GYFVSBEXw/viewform

In next month we can expect a lot of extra functions allowing users to get a better insight in all ICO campaigns listed on Ratei. They will ad rating indicators and a section for ICO advisers, new user-friendly tools, and knowledge base. Maybe the most important thing for transparency will be a platform for blockchain and ICO experts where they will have the possibility to monetize their knowledge and on the other side investors will have the possibility to Vote for experts who contribute the most.
By the end of 2017. Ratei will make one more huge move and that is the launch of STARS exchange. On it, users will have possibility to exchange STARS tokens in other cryptocurrencies. Ratei team is also planning to continue development of their platform with multiple new options making easier for ICO teams to find new team members and get new ideas for future ICOs. Whole Ratei.co will be translated into 10 most popular languages offering easy access to ICO information to all non English speaking investors.

The main idea behind Ratei is that users can rate ICOs using STR tokens. The more stars ICO gets the higher he will climb on the list and get more exposure on ICO market. So if Ratei becomes the dominant platform for ICO investors then it is not hard to imagine all project managers buying STR tokens and spending them for the promotion of their projects.

I as an investor really like having a simple and clear idea about the project. Explained in just a few sentences and with answers:

What is project about?

What problem is solving?

Can it be profitable?

And Ratei is just like that. It has a simple idea, it is slowing specific problem and it is easy to understand how it will make a profit.

I also like the user-friendly look of Ratei web page where you can easily explore Ongoing, Upcoming and Recent ICOs. It is clear that it is still in Beta and there is a number of things that need to be improved and a lot of new tools to be added but it is leaving impression that in few months it will become main ICO information portal and more.

Stars Token ICO DETAILS:

TOKEN NAME — Stars Token (STR)
PRESALE — Finalized
SALE — 1 October 2017–18 November 2017
PLATFORM — Ethereum
TYPE — ERC20
VALUE — 1 ETH / 150 STR — 1ETH / 100 STR
NUMBER OF TOKENS — 60 000 000
TOKENS FOR PUBLIC SALE — 40 000 000

Ratei Links:
https://www.facebook.com/rateico/
https://twitter.com/rateico
https://t.me/rateico

What is your opinion about this interesting ICO? Please share it with a community in comments below.

RATEI (ICO) — Let ICO experts HELP you decide where to INVEST!

Researching ICO — Crypto World for last few months I often get the feeling of the real wild west! This market is still highly unregulated, there are many scammers trying to take your hard earned money and you have to search for real valuable information all around the web and spent a big number of hours on this. I was trying to find someplace on the web that is reliable and offering all important ICO information, so you can easily make your investment decision based on HQ information.

Finally, I found it — Ratei.co

So let me tell you few things about Ratei and why I think it will become the starting point for all future ICO investors.
Ratei is the first reliable and transparent blockchain based platform for ICO auctions and ICO information given by real experts. It is a place of meeting between experts from business, finance, marketing and tech on one side and all potential ICO investors on the other side. The main goal behind Ratei is to give you reliable and transparent information from ICO World in numerous languages.

It is important to say that Ratei just started its life and being still in Beta phase with just his basic functions. Despite that Ratei.Io is already doing his main function, promoting ICOs and making a profit on ICO auctions. Ratei Beta platform was successfully launched in September and started getting ratings from users and making a profit from the day one. Their Pre ICO was done in the same month and at this moment you can join Ratei Stars Token ICO here: http://ratei.co/

Ratei already has a good looking team of experts in all areas regarding ICOs, but they are building even bigger and stronger team to become absolutely dominant in all areas regarding ICO investing. So if you feel like an expert in Tech, Blockchain, Financial, Business or Marketing you can join their team, become part of Ratei and make some profit on your knowledge. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSca2eCaKNXo4K3pP46vKAsWNgPlwGC0JTy6y8l9_GYFVSBEXw/viewform

In next month we can expect a lot of extra functions allowing users to get a better insight in all ICO campaigns listed on Ratei. They will ad rating indicators and a section for ICO advisers, new user-friendly tools, and knowledge base. Maybe the most important thing for transparency will be a platform for blockchain and ICO experts where they will have the possibility to monetize their knowledge and on the other side investors will have the possibility to Vote for experts who contribute the most.
By the end of 2017. Ratei will make one more huge move and that is the launch of STARS exchange. On it, users will have possibility to exchange STARS tokens in other cryptocurrencies. Ratei team is also planning to continue development of their platform with multiple new options making easier for ICO teams to find new team members and get new ideas for future ICOs. Whole Ratei.co will be translated into 10 most popular languages offering easy access to ICO information to all non English speaking investors.

The main idea behind Ratei is that users can rate ICOs using STR tokens. The more stars ICO gets the higher he will climb on the list and get more exposure on ICO market. So if Ratei becomes the dominant platform for ICO investors then it is not hard to imagine all project managers buying STR tokens and spending them for the promotion of their projects.

I as an investor really like having a simple and clear idea about the project. Explained in just a few sentences and with answers:

What is project about?

What problem is solving?

Can it be profitable?

And Ratei is just like that. It has a simple idea, it is slowing specific problem and it is easy to understand how it will make a profit.

I also like the user-friendly look of Ratei web page where you can easily explore Ongoing, Upcoming and Recent ICOs. It is clear that it is still in Beta and there is a number of things that need to be improved and a lot of new tools to be added but it is leaving impression that in few months it will become main ICO information portal and more.

Stars Token ICO DETAILS:

TOKEN NAME — Stars Token (STR)
PRESALE — Finalized
SALE — 1 October 2017–18 November 2017
PLATFORM — Ethereum
TYPE — ERC20
VALUE — 1 ETH / 150 STR — 1ETH / 100 STR
NUMBER OF TOKENS — 60 000 000
TOKENS FOR PUBLIC SALE — 40 000 000

Ratei Links:
https://www.facebook.com/rateico/
https://twitter.com/rateico
https://t.me/rateico

What is your opinion about this interesting ICO? Please share it with a community in comments below.

Comparision between cryptocurrency mining at Home or in a Datacenter

Bitcoin and altcoin mining is a topic which gain a lot of interest in every person involved in the cryptocurrencies and Blockchain world.

The mining process have some key factors that bring interest in it, the two most important are:

  1. voting power on network development through the nodes;
  2. obviously the remarkable earnings from this activity.

But what are the main differences between Mining from Home and in a Cloud Datacenter?

Let’s find out in this article.

Mining Independently

In order to mine independently you need a lot of factors working in sintony so that the results are those we hope: mining cryptocurrencies and having a good profit at the end of the month.

Let’s find out the main 7 points needed to get started in Mining in a profitable way.

  1. Low Electricity Cost

Mining “at home”, except places where keeps very cheap electricity, is not recommended, because electricity costs are too high to earn out some profit from mining. In fact, electricity is a fixed cost that you have while mining, and his cost means a lot on the profit you will have out of mining

2. Low Hardware Cost

Purchasing mining hardware, if you buy little amount of them, it can cost you a fortune, and often happens that improvised miner can pay also 3–4 times as the real cost of the machines. Like everything else, buying a big amount of hardwares, can giving morecompetitive prices, but buying them not in stock can result very expensive.

3. Cooling and Energy production system

To mine in large scale, you need autonomous energy production system (like photovoltaic plants); afterwards, we are talking about the most advanced computational power hardware in the world, and it need a system that supply them all the energy as well as the cooling which they need.

Furthermore, the hardware temperature has to remain as lower as possible, to prevent overheating events, so the cooling systems should be perfectly designed by canalising the air-flow inside the datacenter.

4. Know how

Yes, as in everything, is not very recommended to start mining without the right fieldwork and theoric experience. Nobody can mine properly following videos or tutorial online, if you want to profit constantly. There are a lot of factors involved and you cannot neither go break even without expertise.

5. Low Maintenance Costs

Alarms, Insurance, Capital to anticipate for the “hard times” are just some of the maintenance costs which you have to sustain to keep the datacenter going well. You then have to add employees costs, security in place and obviously your time involved in it.

6. Hardware Management and Optimization

In a high-density datacenter, you need to keep under control hardware temperature, in order to eliminate overheating that can cause performance decreasing during mining phase or, even worst, physical damages to the hardware itself.

7. Infrastructure Security

Last but not least, you need without doubt keep in mind and do your best to protect your mining farm from cyber-attack hardwares can be subjected to.

Once you receive the mining rewards coins, you have to be super focused in keep them in the best way possible and have the knowledge to not being robbed from your hard work.

If all those 7 steps are done and suitable, mining independently is the more profitable way to mine because you have control above all the procedures and your profit are higher.

Cloud Mining

For those who doesn’t have the technical know how and necessary capitals to mine independently, Cloud Mining steps in, services deliberately thought for this kind of people.

In order to be successful in this Mining method, you only need those two things:

  1. an internet connection and a smartphone or computer from which you have to register and rent computational power from the platform offering cloud mining service.
  2. a wallet where you will receive the payout from mining rewards mined by the company offering the service.

Knowledge, costs, security and time is not a problem anymore, because the Cloud Mining Company do this upstream.

So why this solution is not chosen most of the time?

Essentially tons of “fake” cloud mining company have boast about it during the years and then they ran away with the money of the people which has “rented” the computational power.

Without those cheaters, Cloud Mining would be the most used method to mine, and not only.

Bitcoin and Altcoins Networks would be helped a lot, because transactions would be extremely faster because of the shared computational power of the Hardware shared by only one Pool.

Find out how we are revolutionising the concept of cryptocurrency cloud mining in a more transparent and sustainable way.

LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE:
https://www.facebook.com/novamining.io

JOIN US ON TELEGRAM:
https://t.me/novamininginternational

Serenity Financial is Reinventing Forex

serenity logo

For many years Forex market has been evolving uncontrollably. It came to be obscure and lacking common standards, the traders in the most of countries being devoid of any protection. Serenity Financial is revolutionizing Forex by creating a new technological medium in which broker-trader relations are built on the principles of openness and security.

What Serenity Financial is about

Serenity Financial is a secure and transparent marketplace for traders and brokers to meet. Some are providing a service, others are buying it. The platform itself acts as an intermediary which uses blockchain technology to regulate those dealings and provide a convenient, secure venue for purchases and sales.

Why is the project relevant?

Trading volumes of today’s Forex market reach billions of dollars. Thousands of brokers serve as intermediaries for millions of traders around the globe, but nine out of ten brokers are unregulated. The market is practically on its own — no standards, no transparency or guarantees. Even choosing a broker is a huge gamble for a trader.

How Serenity Financial Works

  1. Trader registers with Serenity.
  2. Trader connects to any certified broker from the pool.
  3. Trader purchases tokens and transfers them to the broker that then provides the trader with an equivalent amount in the account currency.
  4. Trader starts placing trades while their funds remain on Serenity accounts and all trades and transactions are recorded in blockchain.
  5. When the trader closes a trade, they can submit a claim to our arbitration committee if they suspect any interference from the broker.
  6. The arbitration committee will review the trading terminal data and thus have a complete picture of what happened as all the trades are recorded in blockchain.
  7. If the broker is in the wrong, Serenity obliges them to reimburse the client. If the broker is in the right, proof of that is presented to the trader.

Everything is fair and 100% transparent.

We will begin by integrating Serenity platform with MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5, the largest trading platforms, and then with other trading platforms.

We’re backed by the best

The project has already gained backing from major brokers and fintech companies which are ready to act both as partners and marketplace participants. Nine companies already have applied for participation. Six industry experts, Alexey Kutsenko (CEO T4Brokers), Dmitry Rannev (founder of AMTS Solutions), Nikolai Ermakov (managing partner of the cryptocurrency fund Nakamoto Capital, co-founder of the project Coin Place), Dmitry Orlov (founder and developer of PAMMRAMM technologies), Julia Mikhalchuk (Cryptocurrency attorney, CorpLaw.Pro), Andrey Moskvitch (Patent attorney & consultant for IP due diligence, tech transfer, Internet law, ICO, blockchain and legal structuring) have supported the idea of the project and acted as its advisers.

Who works on the project

The team behind Serenity Financial has already launched successful projects: Grand Capital Forex broker with monthly turnover of $4,7M and a brokerage software provider UpTrader whose clients include brokerages from Indonesia and China to Australia and Cyprus.

Why Serenity will reinvent the Forex industry?

We are creating an environment where all participants feel completely protected. Security for traders will be based on blockchain technology. Brokers will get liquidity easily and on favorable terms, as well as guarantee transparency for traders and thus attract additional funds.

Change the world of Forex with us. Join the project!

Pre-ICO starts on November 15th and will last only 5 days. Don’t miss your chance to enter the world of honest Forex on favorable terms.

Project site: https://serenity-financial.io

Telegram channel: https://t.me/SerenityFinancial

Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/SerenityFinancial

Mail: mail@serenity-financial.io

This is a sponsored press release and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or views held by any employees of The Merkle. This is not investment, trading, or gambling advice. Always conduct your own independent research.

How to Create an Ethereum Mining Calculator from Start to Finish

Learn how to create an Ethereum mining calculator in Google Sheets

Imagine having an additional $20,000 per year with next to zero work.

Ethereum mining has created an enormous amount of new wealth, and new industries are popping up every day to capitalize on this growing industry. To be successful in Ethereum mining, you need to know the following:

  1. The coin value
  2. Overall network hash rate
  3. Block reward
  4. Block time
  5. Your personal hash rate
  6. Energy cost
  7. Power cost
  8. Hardware cost

All of these items can change drastically at any given time. Luckily, I created a template that automates the process.

The quick and dirty setup (1 minute or less)

  1. Download the Spreadstreet Google Sheets Add-in
  2. Download the pre-populated template with formulas
  3. Open the template, click the menu Add-ons / Spreadstreet / Help / View in store, and then click Manage and in the dropdown menu click Use in this document.
  4. Login to the add-in
  5. Refresh the sheet
  6. Profit

Important You need to do this to activate Spreadstreet: Open the template, click the menu Add-ons / Spreadstreet / Help / View in store, and then click Manage and in the dropdown menu click Use in this document.

The longer, but better setup

Download the free Google Sheets template in the video description to follow along. Click “File — Make a copy” to start your own calculator

Simple Ethereum Mining Calculator Template

1. Download the Spreadstreet Google Sheets Add-in

The Spreadstreet Google Sheets Add-in automates all of the dirty work for you, so you can find out quickly what hardware is the most profitable to mine Ethereum.

Essentially what the add-on does is connect to various popular services within the cryptocurrency space. This calculator uses three services: CoinMarketCap, What to Mine, and Cryptocompare.

2. Pull in ticker information from CoinMarketCap

In cell D1 of the “Data” tab, pull in the ticker information from CoinMarketCap.

This step will pull in:

  • The coin value

This is necessary in order to adjust for the value of the coins you will be receiving from mining. The coin value changes DRASTICALLY on any given day, so this single input can swing the mining profits significantly.

3. Pull in GPU hardware from What to Mine

In cell A1 of the “GPU” tab, pull in the stats endpoint from WhatToMine.

This step will pull in:

  • Overall network hash rate
  • Block reward
  • Block time

What to Mine is a fantastic, relatively new website that is great for finding out what coins are the best to mine “right now”. The purpose of this step is to see what sort of competition you are up against, and what sort of rewards you can anticipate in the short term.

4. Pull in Mining Equipment from Cryptocompare

In cell A1 of the “Equipment” tab, pull in the “Mining Equipment” endpoint from Cryptocompare.

This step will pull in:

  • Your personal hash rate
  • Power cost
  • Hardware cost

Cryptocompare does a great job curating a list of mining equipment for various coins. In order to calculate our share of mining profits, we need to get the hardware’s hash rate, the amount of power that it will use, and how much it will cost.

5. Play around with the inputs

After pulling in all three different inputs, you can now start changing the inputs to see how your calculator profits change. In the “Summary” tab, play around with the inputs to see how the yearly profit changes from different hardware and energy costs.

Best practices

  • Use “Insert” to prevent pinging the services API upon refreshes and reloads
  • If using “Insert as formulas”, be careful with the amount of formulas you put into a sheet, as these services have rate limits on their API
  • 15 minutes is a good standard refresh time for the sheet

Troubleshooting

  1. Formulas refresh on specific actions. If you are using the formulas method, your data will not update unless you do more common options such as refreshing the entire sheet, or less common options such as downloading a new add-in. This is why I recommend using the GUI so you can have control over refreshing the data
  2. If the add-in does not work right away, try this:
  3. You need to do this to activate Spreadstreet: Open the template, click the menu Add-ons / Spreadstreet / Help / View in store, and then click Manage and in the dropdown menu click Use in this document.

Resources

Download the add-in: https://spreadstreet.io/tools/google-sheets-add-in

Help: https://spreadstreet.io/docs

First time install and login: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLjtPR4T2bg

CoinMarketCap ticker endpoint help: https://spreadstreet.io/knowledge-base/coinmarketcap-api-ticker-endpoint/

WhatToMine stats endpoint help: https://spreadstreet.io/knowledge-base/whattomine-api-get-stats-endpoint/

Cryptocompare mining equipment help: https://spreadstreet.io/knowledge-base/cryptocompare-api-mining-equipment-endpoint/

How to Create an Ethereum Mining Calculator from Start to Finish

Learn how to create an Ethereum mining calculator in Google Sheets

Imagine having an additional $20,000 per year with next to zero work.

Ethereum mining has created an enormous amount of new wealth, and new industries are popping up every day to capitalize on this growing industry. To be successful in Ethereum mining, you need to know the following:

  1. The coin value
  2. Overall network hash rate
  3. Block reward
  4. Block time
  5. Your personal hash rate
  6. Energy cost
  7. Power cost
  8. Hardware cost

All of these items can change drastically at any given time. Luckily, I created a template that automates the process.

The quick and dirty setup (1 minute or less)

  1. Download the Spreadstreet Google Sheets Add-in
  2. Download the pre-populated template with formulas
  3. Open the template, click the menu Add-ons / Spreadstreet / Help / View in store, and then click Manage and in the dropdown menu click Use in this document.
  4. Login to the add-in
  5. Refresh the sheet
  6. Profit

Important You need to do this to activate Spreadstreet: Open the template, click the menu Add-ons / Spreadstreet / Help / View in store, and then click Manage and in the dropdown menu click Use in this document.

The longer, but better setup

Download the free Google Sheets template in the video description to follow along. Click “File — Make a copy” to start your own calculator

Simple Ethereum Mining Calculator Template

1. Download the Spreadstreet Google Sheets Add-in

The Spreadstreet Google Sheets Add-in automates all of the dirty work for you, so you can find out quickly what hardware is the most profitable to mine Ethereum.

Essentially what the add-on does is connect to various popular services within the cryptocurrency space. This calculator uses three services: CoinMarketCap, What to Mine, and Cryptocompare.

2. Pull in ticker information from CoinMarketCap

In cell D1 of the “Data” tab, pull in the ticker information from CoinMarketCap.

This step will pull in:

  • The coin value

This is necessary in order to adjust for the value of the coins you will be receiving from mining. The coin value changes DRASTICALLY on any given day, so this single input can swing the mining profits significantly.

3. Pull in GPU hardware from What to Mine

In cell A1 of the “GPU” tab, pull in the stats endpoint from WhatToMine.

This step will pull in:

  • Overall network hash rate
  • Block reward
  • Block time

What to Mine is a fantastic, relatively new website that is great for finding out what coins are the best to mine “right now”. The purpose of this step is to see what sort of competition you are up against, and what sort of rewards you can anticipate in the short term.

4. Pull in Mining Equipment from Cryptocompare

In cell A1 of the “Equipment” tab, pull in the “Mining Equipment” endpoint from Cryptocompare.

This step will pull in:

  • Your personal hash rate
  • Power cost
  • Hardware cost

Cryptocompare does a great job curating a list of mining equipment for various coins. In order to calculate our share of mining profits, we need to get the hardware’s hash rate, the amount of power that it will use, and how much it will cost.

5. Play around with the inputs

After pulling in all three different inputs, you can now start changing the inputs to see how your calculator profits change. In the “Summary” tab, play around with the inputs to see how the yearly profit changes from different hardware and energy costs.

Best practices

  • Use “Insert” to prevent pinging the services API upon refreshes and reloads
  • If using “Insert as formulas”, be careful with the amount of formulas you put into a sheet, as these services have rate limits on their API
  • 15 minutes is a good standard refresh time for the sheet

Troubleshooting

  1. Formulas refresh on specific actions. If you are using the formulas method, your data will not update unless you do more common options such as refreshing the entire sheet, or less common options such as downloading a new add-in. This is why I recommend using the GUI so you can have control over refreshing the data
  2. If the add-in does not work right away, try this:
  3. You need to do this to activate Spreadstreet: Open the template, click the menu Add-ons / Spreadstreet / Help / View in store, and then click Manage and in the dropdown menu click Use in this document.

Resources

Download the add-in: https://spreadstreet.io/tools/google-sheets-add-in

Help: https://spreadstreet.io/docs

First time install and login: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLjtPR4T2bg

CoinMarketCap ticker endpoint help: https://spreadstreet.io/knowledge-base/coinmarketcap-api-ticker-endpoint/

WhatToMine stats endpoint help: https://spreadstreet.io/knowledge-base/whattomine-api-get-stats-endpoint/

Cryptocompare mining equipment help: https://spreadstreet.io/knowledge-base/cryptocompare-api-mining-equipment-endpoint/

Blockchain For Nuclear Controls: Govts, Others ‘Should Start Thinking Now’ – CoinTelegraph


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Blockchain For Nuclear Controls: Govts, Others 'Should Start Thinking Now'
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Governments should “start thinking now” about the use of Blockchain for nuclear security, or be left “flat footed,” a new report claims. Writing in The Bulletin, Harvard researcher Aaron Arnold argues Blockchain could ultimately hold the key for ...

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Blockchain and ICO. The impact of technologies on business.

The blokchain treats old business illnesses, but at the same time creates new challenges.

A new trend in information technology is a distributed network, in other words, the blockchain. It turns out that the same information distributed due to encryption algorithms on computers, integrated into one network, becomes untouchable. The speed of getting data is phenomenal, and at the same time it cannot be deleted.

Businessmen, programmers, dreamers suggest how to use this technology.

For example, the history of a person’s illness is written down in the blockchain (the hospital card will not be lost then), or the musicians are offered to store their data in the blockchain to deprive the authors’ material of stealing.

But the priority of technology belongs to the financial market.

BLOCKCHAIN AND FINANCE

The growing popularity of bitcoin drew public’s attention to the blockchain.

Because of this, trading platforms have appeared — cryptocurrency exchanges, such as Bitfinex, Poloniex, Bitstamp and others.

Also a new way of investing in business projects has appeared, the initial coin offering — ICO. Startups sell their own cryptocurrency for fiat to develop the project. And investors believe that the price of coins they have bought online will be higher than the initial price. It was already discussed a lot, it seems like a bubble, which is prone to burst soon. Companies that raised huge sums of money due to their idea only appeared, and then disappeared with this money without realizing anything. But we are not talking about that.

As a result, a parallel stock market has been created, where not only shares are being traded, but also the tokens of the companies which conducted the ICO.

Of course, this circumstance could not help but draw attention of professionals from the classical sector of the economy, and not only business mastodons.

The surrogates of economic institutions began to penetrate into cryptoworld.

Massively funds that offer revenue growth at 2000% per annum began to appear.

Cryptocurrency market growth is the noted fact, and it is possible to earn on it, but also it is easy to lose. To make money on it, you need to be either an experienced trader or entrust your funds to an experienced trader.

Just entrust personal funds is a roulette game. Of course, there are major players in the world of finance, but they are still eyeing the cryptocurrencies.

This is where the blockchain can help us.

IDEA “HOW TO SAVE THE DOUGH”

The team of fintech developers from Moscow, headed by entrepreneur Alexey Pershin, was engaged in the automation of cryptocurrencies trade and they came up with the idea that people who would like to invest their money in cryptocurrency do not have enough information about traders.

- When funds and traders offer to take investor’s funds in trust management, they can tell fairy tales about their successful trading, making up the history of trades post factum, knowing the history of previous transactions in advance, — says Alexey.

They decided to create a platform where it is possible to find a trader with a real history of his transactions, where it is possible to see whether he has been successful or not. The idea is that the whole history is recorded in the blockchain.

Starting with the demo mode, Investy platform will send a trader’s transaction history once a day to the blockchain. Thus, the statistics will be fully protected; it cannot be falsified, changed or deleted.

Therefore, new users can be sure that any trader in Investy marketplace will not deceive anyone.

ICO NEEDS A RELIABLE PARTNER

To develop their project, the guys from Investy are launching ICO, which is to begin in November.

Their idea is quite ambitious. The minimum sum they are planning to raise is $ 3.2 million. As CTO Artem Golovachev told, these funds are needed for creating and constant upgrading of the platform. The upper limit of their raising is $ 14.2 million. This amount will allow the Investy team to launch the platform faster, expanding the development team and implementing global marketing coverage.

The founders are sure that this amount is not grandiose, because the company which agreed to help them in holding the ICO is OpenLedger — a blockchain conglomerate that provides services related to digital payments, trading, investments and advertising. The head office of the company is located in Denmark.

- This is a serious company. If they had not been sure about us, they would not have started working with Investy, — Alex Pershin CEO Investy.

They offer a full cycle of crowdfunding services: ICO consulting, marketing plan creating, token structure and a buy-back plan developing, pre-order organizing, token selling and distributing, funds accepting and transferring to an account of the organizer, token issuing and placing them to stock exchanges, control over the expenditure of raised funds.

The blockchain is not a panacea, but in the near future, based on this technology, many new ideas that will change our existence will be suggested.


Blockchain and ICO. The impact of technologies on business. was originally published in Investy on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Storage and Security

In this post we will talk about storing and securing your crypto currencies. It will be divided in three main subjects: cold wallets, hot wallets and third party wallets.

Cold Wallets

To put it simple, cold storage means to keep a reserve of crypto currencies offline. This is often a necessary security precaution, especially dealing with large amounts of coins.

Now let’s have a look at some examples of Cold Storage methods:

How do I create a paper wallet or a USB drive to storage my coins?

Well, to create a paper wallet all you have to do is visit the website or BitcoinTalk Announcement of the specific crypto currency you want to store. Then, most of the coins have the explanation on how to create their specific paper wallet and upon creation all you have to do is to transfer your funds there.

To create a USB drive all you have to do is to save the correct folder, containing your private keys for that specific coin, into the USB, making also multiple backups. Your private keys, alongside other data used by the wallet itself, are stored here:

Windows Users

C:UsersYourNameAppDataRoamingCoinName

If your “ AppData ” folder is not visible just follow this simple guide on how to make it visible

Mac Users

Hot Wallets

We already know what cold wallets are, so on the contrary hot wallets are wallets that are online and connected in some way to the Internet.

Bitcoin-related services and exchanges that are able to pay out withdrawals instantly can be said to be paying them from a hot wallet. The term can also be used loosely to refer to keeping bitcoins in an exchange where they can be withdrawn on demand. Its real-world analogy is keeping cash on person: easy access, but greatest risk of unrecoverable theft in the event of an attack.

Operating a hot wallet is also a risk to its owner, because most computer systems have hidden vulnerabilities of some sort that can eventually be used by hackers or malware to break into the system and steal the bitcoins.

Keeping large amounts of bitcoins in a hot wallet is a fundamentally poor security practice. Most, if not all of the Bitcoin losses incurred in all the known hackings in Bitcoin history can be attributed to funds kept in hot wallets.

Most reputable services offering Bitcoin withdrawal of some sort will keep a very limited number of bitcoins in a hot wallet to enable immediate withdrawals of small/typical amounts, but will require a delay and manual activity to process a larger withdrawal, as the bitcoins are retrieved from other storage.

Third Party Wallets

These are the wallets you use on exchanges, like Poloniex, Bittrex or any other centralized exchange. Also the Bitcoin debit card services likeXapo or Wirex use the same method of cloud storage, accessible anywhere in the world using any computer or mobile, where you don’t control or have access to your wallet private keys. In essence, if you don’t own your private keys you don’t own the coins in that wallet. It is always up to the third party to secure your money and most of them DO NOT take responsability in case of theaft or loss…

Final Thoughts

From the methods described above, here in BarkVille we like to dig holes and store our USB drives, with most of our coins and with multiple backups, in safe places away from preying eyes. Then we like to keep some hot wallets for our new coins to mine ( remember we are miners too ) and eventually use some third party wallets ( like Xapo or Wirex ) just for pocket change and pay the bills ( yes, we dogs, also have bills and no tax deductions at all ).

If you like this sort of informative post and/or would like to support the pack, feel free to send some dog treats this way ;)

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Ethereum Address: 0x96975eD9274205185d4Ef7259Fc02f56f2A30e89

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크라우드 세일 새일정

크라우드 세일은 11월 7일 오후 10시(한국기준)에 시작됩니다.

안녕하세요 스톰플레이어님 및 스톰메이커님,

이 프로젝트가 모든면에서 성공할 수 있도록 팀 전체가 수개월 내내 일하고 있고 지난 몇 주간 우리 커뮤니티의 놀라운 반응에 매우 감사 드립니다. 크라우드 세일에 대한 수요는 지난 9 일 동안 수천 명의 사람들이 등록하였고 우리의 낙관적 전망보다 초과하였습니다. 이것을 통해 등록 절차는 가치 있는 것으로 입증되었으며 StormX에 대한 우리의 실사는 장기적으로 확실하게 가치가 있을 것입니다.

어떤 일이 일어나고 있습니까?

커뮤니티의 이익을 위해 더 많은 커뮤니티 회원이 등록 프로세스를 완료하고 판매에 참여할 수 있도록 커뮤니티에 더 많은 시간을 할애해야 하는 것이 우리의 의무라고 생각합니다. 우리는 또한 지연으로 인해 새로운 이더리움 네트워크 변경 사항이 새 환경에서 안정화 될 것이라고 믿고 있습니다. 우리의 스마트 컨트랙트 테스트를 계속하기 위해 추가적인 시간을 확보해 줄 것입니다. 이러한 이유로 우리는 Crowdsale 날짜를 새롭게 정하는 것이 올바른 행동 방침이라고 믿습니다. 다음은 진행 상황입니다.

• 압도적 인 수요 : 원래 기대했던 것보다 훨씬 많은 참가신청서를 받았으며 이로 인해 우리 팀 전체가 24 시간 근무하고 있습니다. 특별한 요구 사항을 충족시키고 신속하고 효율적으로 진행될 수 있게 등록 검증 프로세스를 지원을 위한 추가 리소스를 투입하였습니다. 이 과정에서 우리는 Crowdsale이 11 월 7 일에 진행되기 전 48 시간 전에 등록 절차를 잠그는 것이 필요하다는 것을 알게 되었습니다.

• 커뮤니티 참여 극대화를 위한 더 많은 시간 필요 : 우리의 등록 프로세스는 수동으로 8,000 명이 넘는 사람들을 확인할 정도로 압도적인 수요가 있었습니다. 등록 과정에서 커뮤니티에서 급하게 진행되었기 때문에 오타 또는 정보 누락으로 인해 2,000 명이 넘는 사람들이 확인 프로세스에서 거부되었습니다. 크라우드세일 날짜를 연기하면 재등록하고 확인하는 데 더 많은 시간을 할애 할 수 있습니다.

• 메트로폴리스에 더 많은 시간을 할애 및 테스트 : 지난 몇 주 동안 우리는 최근에 보안 전문가와 스마트 컨트랙트 감사관과 함께 작업 해 왔으며 최근에는 추가 테스트로 인해 더 많은 시간이 소요 되었습니다. 아직 메트로폴리스에서 동작하는 샘플 테스트 사례가 충분하지 않습니다. 우리 프로젝트의 범위와 규모를 감안할 때, 새로운 네트워크 변경 사항을 테스트하는 데 올바른 시간을 할애하는 것이 우리의 약속이라고 생각합니다. 이 여분의 시간은 보안 관점에서 우리의 스마트 컨트랙트를 지속적으로 테스트하고 기술 스택에 걸친 모든 보안 조치를 철저하게 보장 할 수 있게 도와줍니다. 커뮤니티의 이익을 위해 새로운 이더리움 네트워크 변경이 안정화 될 수 있도록 추가적인 시간을 통해 궁극적으로 우리 커뮤니티를 안전하게 유지할 수 있는 힘이 생길 것입니다.

새로운 일정인 11월 7일 앞두며 :

StormX는 장기적인 비전과 우리 프로젝트의 큰 기회에 중점을 두고 있습니다. STORM Token 크라우드세일을 시작할 준비를 할 때 최대한의 참여를 보장하고 최상의 사용자 경험을 제공하는 것이 임무 측면에서 우리에게 가장 중요합니다. 그 임무를 염두에 두고, 우리는 새로운 공식 Crowdsale 날짜를 11 월 7 일 화요일로 결정했습니다!

• 커뮤니티 감사 기간(Community Appreciation Period)인 10 월 7 일에 Sign-up한 회원은 크라우드 세일에 빠른 접근과 최우선 권을 가지게 됩니다.

• 이미 등록하고 참가 승인 받은 사람은 누구나 11 월 7 일 공식 Crowdsale 날짜까지 휴식을 취하고 기다릴 수 있습니다.

• 신청서가 성공적으로 처리되지 않았다면 재등록 할 시간이 충분합니다.

STORM 토큰 크라우드 세일에 아직 등록하지 않은 분은 추가 등록할 수 있는 시간이 생겼습니다..

Storm 커뮤니티의 짧은 리마인더

1. 절대로 어떤 링크를 클릭하거나 의심스러운 이메일을 열지 마십시오.

2. ETH를 보내기 전에 텔레그램에 있는 팀에게 확인하십시오. 공식 ETH 주소는 크라우드 세일 24 시간 이전까지 공개되지 않습니다. 그 이전에 주소가 있으면 공식 주소가 아니며 사기일 가능성이 큽니다.

3. 새 크라우드 세일 일정 시작 시간 전에 ETH를 보내지 마십시오. 공식 주소가 11 월 7 일에 공개된 후에도 ETH를 보내기 전에 실제로 crowdsale이 시작될 때까지 기다려야 합니다.

다시 한 번, 모든 지원에 감사 드리며 11 월 7 일인 새로운 크라우드 세일 공식 날짜를 기대합니다. 여기에 공식 텔레그램 채널(https://t.me/stormkorea) 에 가입 할 수 있습니다.

감사합니다.

Simon (CEO), Arry (COO), and Rui (CTO)

크라우드 세일 새일정

크라우드 세일은 11월 7일 오후 10시(한국기준)에 시작됩니다.

안녕하세요 스톰플레이어님 및 스톰메이커님,

이 프로젝트가 모든면에서 성공할 수 있도록 팀 전체가 수개월 내내 일하고 있고 지난 몇 주간 우리 커뮤니티의 놀라운 반응에 매우 감사 드립니다. 크라우드 세일에 대한 수요는 지난 9 일 동안 수천 명의 사람들이 등록하였고 우리의 낙관적 전망보다 초과하였습니다. 이것을 통해 등록 절차는 가치 있는 것으로 입증되었으며 StormX에 대한 우리의 실사는 장기적으로 확실하게 가치가 있을 것입니다.

어떤 일이 일어나고 있습니까?

커뮤니티의 이익을 위해 더 많은 커뮤니티 회원이 등록 프로세스를 완료하고 판매에 참여할 수 있도록 커뮤니티에 더 많은 시간을 할애해야 하는 것이 우리의 의무라고 생각합니다. 우리는 또한 지연으로 인해 새로운 이더리움 네트워크 변경 사항이 새 환경에서 안정화 될 것이라고 믿고 있습니다. 우리의 스마트 컨트랙트 테스트를 계속하기 위해 추가적인 시간을 확보해 줄 것입니다. 이러한 이유로 우리는 Crowdsale 날짜를 새롭게 정하는 것이 올바른 행동 방침이라고 믿습니다. 다음은 진행 상황입니다.

• 압도적 인 수요 : 원래 기대했던 것보다 훨씬 많은 참가신청서를 받았으며 이로 인해 우리 팀 전체가 24 시간 근무하고 있습니다. 특별한 요구 사항을 충족시키고 신속하고 효율적으로 진행될 수 있게 등록 검증 프로세스를 지원을 위한 추가 리소스를 투입하였습니다. 이 과정에서 우리는 Crowdsale이 11 월 7 일에 진행되기 전 48 시간 전에 등록 절차를 잠그는 것이 필요하다는 것을 알게 되었습니다.

• 커뮤니티 참여 극대화를 위한 더 많은 시간 필요 : 우리의 등록 프로세스는 수동으로 8,000 명이 넘는 사람들을 확인할 정도로 압도적인 수요가 있었습니다. 등록 과정에서 커뮤니티에서 급하게 진행되었기 때문에 오타 또는 정보 누락으로 인해 2,000 명이 넘는 사람들이 확인 프로세스에서 거부되었습니다. 크라우드세일 날짜를 연기하면 재등록하고 확인하는 데 더 많은 시간을 할애 할 수 있습니다.

• 메트로폴리스에 더 많은 시간을 할애 및 테스트 : 지난 몇 주 동안 우리는 최근에 보안 전문가와 스마트 컨트랙트 감사관과 함께 작업 해 왔으며 최근에는 추가 테스트로 인해 더 많은 시간이 소요 되었습니다. 아직 메트로폴리스에서 동작하는 샘플 테스트 사례가 충분하지 않습니다. 우리 프로젝트의 범위와 규모를 감안할 때, 새로운 네트워크 변경 사항을 테스트하는 데 올바른 시간을 할애하는 것이 우리의 약속이라고 생각합니다. 이 여분의 시간은 보안 관점에서 우리의 스마트 컨트랙트를 지속적으로 테스트하고 기술 스택에 걸친 모든 보안 조치를 철저하게 보장 할 수 있게 도와줍니다. 커뮤니티의 이익을 위해 새로운 이더리움 네트워크 변경이 안정화 될 수 있도록 추가적인 시간을 통해 궁극적으로 우리 커뮤니티를 안전하게 유지할 수 있는 힘이 생길 것입니다.

새로운 일정인 11월 7일 앞두며 :

StormX는 장기적인 비전과 우리 프로젝트의 큰 기회에 중점을 두고 있습니다. STORM Token 크라우드세일을 시작할 준비를 할 때 최대한의 참여를 보장하고 최상의 사용자 경험을 제공하는 것이 임무 측면에서 우리에게 가장 중요합니다. 그 임무를 염두에 두고, 우리는 새로운 공식 Crowdsale 날짜를 11 월 7 일 화요일로 결정했습니다!

• 커뮤니티 감사 기간(Community Appreciation Period)인 10 월 7 일에 Sign-up한 회원은 크라우드 세일에 빠른 접근과 최우선 권을 가지게 됩니다.

• 이미 등록하고 참가 승인 받은 사람은 누구나 11 월 7 일 공식 Crowdsale 날짜까지 휴식을 취하고 기다릴 수 있습니다.

• 신청서가 성공적으로 처리되지 않았다면 재등록 할 시간이 충분합니다.

STORM 토큰 크라우드 세일에 아직 등록하지 않은 분은 추가 등록할 수 있는 시간이 생겼습니다..

Storm 커뮤니티의 짧은 리마인더

1. 절대로 어떤 링크를 클릭하거나 의심스러운 이메일을 열지 마십시오.

2. ETH를 보내기 전에 텔레그램에 있는 팀에게 확인하십시오. 공식 ETH 주소는 크라우드 세일 24 시간 이전까지 공개되지 않습니다. 그 이전에 주소가 있으면 공식 주소가 아니며 사기일 가능성이 큽니다.

3. 새 크라우드 세일 일정 시작 시간 전에 ETH를 보내지 마십시오. 공식 주소가 11 월 7 일에 공개된 후에도 ETH를 보내기 전에 실제로 crowdsale이 시작될 때까지 기다려야 합니다.

다시 한 번, 모든 지원에 감사 드리며 11 월 7 일인 새로운 크라우드 세일 공식 날짜를 기대합니다. 여기에 공식 텔레그램 채널(https://t.me/stormkorea) 에 가입 할 수 있습니다.

감사합니다.

Simon (CEO), Arry (COO), and Rui (CTO)

크라우드 세일 새일정

크라우드 세일은 11월 7일 오후 10시(한국기준)에 시작됩니다.

안녕하세요 스톰플레이어님 및 스톰메이커님,

이 프로젝트가 모든면에서 성공할 수 있도록 팀 전체가 수개월 내내 일하고 있고 지난 몇 주간 우리 커뮤니티의 놀라운 반응에 매우 감사 드립니다. 크라우드 세일에 대한 수요는 지난 9 일 동안 수천 명의 사람들이 등록하였고 우리의 낙관적 전망보다 초과하였습니다. 이것을 통해 등록 절차는 가치 있는 것으로 입증되었으며 StormX에 대한 우리의 실사는 장기적으로 확실하게 가치가 있을 것입니다.

어떤 일이 일어나고 있습니까?

커뮤니티의 이익을 위해 더 많은 커뮤니티 회원이 등록 프로세스를 완료하고 판매에 참여할 수 있도록 커뮤니티에 더 많은 시간을 할애해야 하는 것이 우리의 의무라고 생각합니다. 우리는 또한 지연으로 인해 새로운 이더리움 네트워크 변경 사항이 새 환경에서 안정화 될 것이라고 믿고 있습니다. 우리의 스마트 컨트랙트 테스트를 계속하기 위해 추가적인 시간을 확보해 줄 것입니다. 이러한 이유로 우리는 Crowdsale 날짜를 새롭게 정하는 것이 올바른 행동 방침이라고 믿습니다. 다음은 진행 상황입니다.

• 압도적 인 수요 : 원래 기대했던 것보다 훨씬 많은 참가신청서를 받았으며 이로 인해 우리 팀 전체가 24 시간 근무하고 있습니다. 특별한 요구 사항을 충족시키고 신속하고 효율적으로 진행될 수 있게 등록 검증 프로세스를 지원을 위한 추가 리소스를 투입하였습니다. 이 과정에서 우리는 Crowdsale이 11 월 7 일에 진행되기 전 48 시간 전에 등록 절차를 잠그는 것이 필요하다는 것을 알게 되었습니다.

• 커뮤니티 참여 극대화를 위한 더 많은 시간 필요 : 우리의 등록 프로세스는 수동으로 8,000 명이 넘는 사람들을 확인할 정도로 압도적인 수요가 있었습니다. 등록 과정에서 커뮤니티에서 급하게 진행되었기 때문에 오타 또는 정보 누락으로 인해 2,000 명이 넘는 사람들이 확인 프로세스에서 거부되었습니다. 크라우드세일 날짜를 연기하면 재등록하고 확인하는 데 더 많은 시간을 할애 할 수 있습니다.

• 메트로폴리스에 더 많은 시간을 할애 및 테스트 : 지난 몇 주 동안 우리는 최근에 보안 전문가와 스마트 컨트랙트 감사관과 함께 작업 해 왔으며 최근에는 추가 테스트로 인해 더 많은 시간이 소요 되었습니다. 아직 메트로폴리스에서 동작하는 샘플 테스트 사례가 충분하지 않습니다. 우리 프로젝트의 범위와 규모를 감안할 때, 새로운 네트워크 변경 사항을 테스트하는 데 올바른 시간을 할애하는 것이 우리의 약속이라고 생각합니다. 이 여분의 시간은 보안 관점에서 우리의 스마트 컨트랙트를 지속적으로 테스트하고 기술 스택에 걸친 모든 보안 조치를 철저하게 보장 할 수 있게 도와줍니다. 커뮤니티의 이익을 위해 새로운 이더리움 네트워크 변경이 안정화 될 수 있도록 추가적인 시간을 통해 궁극적으로 우리 커뮤니티를 안전하게 유지할 수 있는 힘이 생길 것입니다.

새로운 일정인 11월 7일 앞두며 :

StormX는 장기적인 비전과 우리 프로젝트의 큰 기회에 중점을 두고 있습니다. STORM Token 크라우드세일을 시작할 준비를 할 때 최대한의 참여를 보장하고 최상의 사용자 경험을 제공하는 것이 임무 측면에서 우리에게 가장 중요합니다. 그 임무를 염두에 두고, 우리는 새로운 공식 Crowdsale 날짜를 11 월 7 일 화요일로 결정했습니다!

• 커뮤니티 감사 기간(Community Appreciation Period)인 10 월 7 일에 Sign-up한 회원은 크라우드 세일에 빠른 접근과 최우선 권을 가지게 됩니다.

• 이미 등록하고 참가 승인 받은 사람은 누구나 11 월 7 일 공식 Crowdsale 날짜까지 휴식을 취하고 기다릴 수 있습니다.

• 신청서가 성공적으로 처리되지 않았다면 재등록 할 시간이 충분합니다.

STORM 토큰 크라우드 세일에 아직 등록하지 않은 분은 추가 등록할 수 있는 시간이 생겼습니다..

Storm 커뮤니티의 짧은 리마인더

1. 절대로 어떤 링크를 클릭하거나 의심스러운 이메일을 열지 마십시오.

2. ETH를 보내기 전에 텔레그램에 있는 팀에게 확인하십시오. 공식 ETH 주소는 크라우드 세일 24 시간 이전까지 공개되지 않습니다. 그 이전에 주소가 있으면 공식 주소가 아니며 사기일 가능성이 큽니다.

3. 새 크라우드 세일 일정 시작 시간 전에 ETH를 보내지 마십시오. 공식 주소가 11 월 7 일에 공개된 후에도 ETH를 보내기 전에 실제로 crowdsale이 시작될 때까지 기다려야 합니다.

다시 한 번, 모든 지원에 감사 드리며 11 월 7 일인 새로운 크라우드 세일 공식 날짜를 기대합니다. 여기에 공식 텔레그램 채널(https://t.me/stormkorea) 에 가입 할 수 있습니다.

감사합니다.

Simon (CEO), Arry (COO), and Rui (CTO)

Enemy Turned into Brother: Cryprocurrencies and Banks to Integrate in Just One Year

Since their birth, cryptocurrencies have been set against banks and positioned to replace them. But when it comes to major amounts, the cryptocurrency market has nothing to offer, since its risks and inconveniences outweigh the benefits. Where will the investor with 10 million euro on hand go after the recent cryptocurrency stock exchange closures?

[Note: This is a press release.]


But let’s get back to the issues of common mortals. When we start to talk not about gaining money through the exchange rate growth, but about day-to-day transactions and purchases, we think of a bank card. Loans, deposits, sleeping safely at night – that’s also a bank. Cryptocurrencies will not conquer the world, while we keep worrying about the safety of our coins at stock exchanges and in wallets.

Two factions have formed on their own – people who stay loyal to banks and observe the cryptocurrency market from afar, only dreaming about 30–60% p.a. deposit rates. And then there are those who have switched over to cryptocurrencies and are happy with the state of things but shudder every time they hear about the latest hacking of cryptocurrency wallets. Why make this choice? The market needs a service at the intersection of these factions.

And what about trust management? Isn’t it every investor’s dream – having bank-like guaranties while gaining interest the cryptocurrency market is able to provide? This also does not exist.

Why is there no worthy solution? The market is still shaping, and there will be a solution or rather a few of them as early as in 2018. One can hope for stock exchanges to evolve, but we in the Narbonne team have decided to make a more logical step. We have consolidated the best solutions offline banks and cryptocurrencies can offer and are now giving it all away to anyone interested. We are creating a new category of financial institutions at the junction of major and protected offline banks and the most relevant online technologies. Narbonne is a logical transition from conventional banks to cryptocurrencies.

We are finally solving the issue of debit card linkage to cryptocurrency wallets. About 10 companies promise to issue their Master Card or VISA cards – all to no avail… Our marketplace will solve the problem of online lending, including p2p lending, as well as deposits in cryptocurrency assets. Sure, the market may offer similar services, however only Narbonne has the team with that much experience in finance.

Many microfinance companies like to mention that 2–3 billion people are currently unable to get a loan in a bank. But first, there currently are no genuinely reliable microfinance institutions comparable to major banks one can rely on and that everyone has heard about. And second, there are a lot of nuances – a complicated identification and assessment procedure, long contracts with ambiguous clauses… This is similar to car sharing – the concept is amazing, but when you pay attention to details and learn about possible fines, you start feeling uneasy.

Now, let’s sum up the facts. There are quite a lot of individual alternatives to banking services, blockchain-enabled in particular, but these are provided by minor players without any actual guarantees and overqualified teams. Having opened an account in a renowned bank, you will safely return to this bank to get a loan or exchange currency, this will be the place you send your kid to or open an additional savings account at. Narbonne is willing to become a foundation for banks, which will become as large and renowned in future as those offline banks and which can be trusted to provide any banking service. You won’t hear us preaching about blockchain, smart contracts, and transparency on every street corner. All those things are apparent, this is a mandatory threshold for crypto services.

We believe that the cryptocurrency of the future is not just a coin, it’s the whole infrastructure to use this coin, a whole list of services in one coin, as is the case with NCC. And the bank of the future is also a list of blockchain-enabled services consolidated on a convenient and easy-to-use platform. That is to say, the cryptocurrency of the future and the bank of the future is actually the same thing. This is what we are moving to. This is what Narbonne strives to become. Banks and cryptocurrencies have the same path to follow, no matter how various populists challenge this opinion….


Images courtesy of Narbonne

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The best future of Electroneum

built an electronum adapted block that can launch many disturbing new technologies and features in the cryptocurrency market. However, the plan does not end there.
Discussions with industry leaders in two major markets, each giving an opportunity to reach tens of millions of users.

Electroneum Crowdsale ICO

developed a cryptocurrency targeting 2.2 billion smartphone users worldwide.
an app that allows you to manage your online funds by sending and receiving payments with easy scanning of QR codes, but getting to the new territory completely by providing a cryptocurrency mining experience to users without the technical knowledge or special hardware needed for Bitcoin Mining or Ethereal.

Increase money for
Collect money through ICO crowdsale (Initial Coin Offer), which Electroneum will take to the mass market. Electronum is a unique investment opportunity.

Fundraising

Fundraisers will take place from September 14, 2017 to October 31, 2017. As of today the number of registered users participating approximately 2063 users.

ETN Token Price & Bonus Purchase Table

Investors can purchase Electroneum Coins using one of three ways:

  1. By Bank Transfer
  2. With Ethereum
  3. With Bitcoin

If investors want to buy in other ways then they can use ( https://shapeshift.io/#/coins ) to exchange their Ethereum or Bitcoin before taking part in token sales.

If you would like to participate in Electroneum fundraisers please visit this link

Eelectroneum Token (ETN)

The Electroneum Token (ETN) is produced at 6,300,000,000 with a price of $ 0.01 cent per Token provided for sale and 20,000,000 tokens destined for the Bounty campaign.

The first information that I can convey hopefully this information remains useful ….

If you want to get involved, go to the ICO Registration Page and sign up for ICO Manager, which allows you to purchase Electroneum at a substantial discount. (See the white paper overview Electronum for more information) WHITE PAPER

FACEBOOK

TWITTER

REGISTER FOR ICO

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=1082634

Quantstamp: New story of SMART contract

What is Quantstamp?

Quantstamp is the new startup project which will put a plug in the hole of smart-contract. Using easy method and user-friendly, Quantstamp is one of the startup what will widely use in the world of block chain.

What is the problem Quantstamp prevent?

Yes, Prevent. It is PREVENT. It is NOT protection. Quantstamp prevent and solve the glitch and bug of smart-contract.

Did we remember DAO. hacking?
There are many loss due to that hacked. Quantstamp will audit these smart-contract. We have “https://” and “http://”. However, there are currently no “https://” in smart-contract world. We do not trust http:// so why we trust every smart contract code.

How it work?
Instead of just one company audit the smartcontract, Quantstamp use 4 companies to audit:- Smart contract Developer, Verify Coding developer, Hacker, and anyone who run node for smart contract auditing code. Each will reward by Quantstamp token which paid by the one who want to audit smart contract.

“Quantstamp will PREVENT, yes prevent not repair, the smart contract hole!”

Learn more about Quantstamp here:

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Approaching Short-term Break

Key Points Bitcoin cash price is consolidating above the $320 support area against the US Dollar. There is a short-term contracting triangle forming with resistance near $335 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken). The price might dip once more before moving higher above the $330-340 levels. Bitcoin cash price is moving … Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Approaching Short-term Break

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FansUnite — A Love Letter to Bettors

The value of a token is related directly to the utility it unlocks. Traditionally, connecting customers with the inherent utility in a gambling product required expensive gateways controlled by firms that don’t have the customers best interests in mind. Especially for North American bettors, depositing money into an offshore bookie is a disappointing and risky move.

Of course, FAN is a token which avoids all of the troublesome payment problems associated with legacy gambling. By connecting FAN value directly to Ethereum, we are betting on the stability and future value of the Ethereum roadmap. Smart contracts are a natural fit for sports gambling, ensuring contracts are honored exactly as entered — no reneging or canceling of bets.

Decentralized currency is a great argument for passing value to the sports bettor as it allows money to quickly move in and out of the exchange. But is this really what makes a coin valuable? The answer is no and it’s NOT a valid economic argument. The inherent value of a coin is the underlying value of the product or service that the coin facilitates and FAN is laser focused on making bettors happy.

FAN focuses on making sure bets are taken at regular market prices

Peer to Peer networks like Wagerr are interesting but questionable when it comes to economic value. The reason is that liquidity is king. There is a reason why Betfair is an undisputed monopoly. Any token relying on lay betting to generate fees will discover that liquidity is expensive. For this reason, FAN focuses on a sports bookmaking business with exchange like properties. Ensuring bets are taken is the most important function of a bookmaker and our focus from the start is to work towards highest limits at the best price. Can token competitors ensure that bettors will get a market price on a Padres day game? It’s hard to see this when Betfair, Smarkets, Betdaq and 5 tokens are all duking it out for the customers attention.

FAN focuses on Machine Learning to provide stable value and low costs.

We have quietly been beefing up our machine learning team in order to match the technology of the world’s greatest bettors. The main criticism of offering 1 cent vigs is that arbitrage bettors will destroy the underlying value of the coin and it’s a correct assumption to make. Any peer 2 peer offering will inevitably seed markets for years to ensure customers can get bets down on the markets they love. FAN starts from the point of view that Deep Learning methods are the best methodologies to create sharp lines. By creating the sharpest lines that are technologically possible, we can be arbitrage friendly and ensure that our core token base is consistently growing.

But that’s not the only benefit of automated line making! Internally using automation and modern technology drastically reduces our costs and eliminates the need for risk management almost entirely. The large costs incurred by legacy gambling who often employ whole teams to outright ban winners is directly passed on to the customer.

FAN does not compromise stability of operations for unclear gains

Fan is a semi-decentralized exchange. What this means is that we are professionally licensed and regulatorily compliant. We work with regulators to ensure a stable operation. Although decentralization is definitely an avenue that theoretically guarantees survival of prosecution from regulatory bodies, in actuality it is not likely to be effective. The risk that governments and regulatory bodies with deep pockets go after the key stakeholders is not trivial. We are the very first token to have built a relationship with regulatory bodies and licensing authorities and see this as a stabilizing force on the value of the FAN token.

We also know that bettors don’t want to be tracked and profiled by the bookmaker and that’s why we have a strict “hands off” policy to storing of personal information. Although we are KYU compliant, our betting smart contracts merely record your address — not the personal information tied to this address. We store the minimum information required for KYU compliance, and do not record which identity is tied to which address. There is no way we can ever see who is betting and simultaneously are able to ensure the coin base is legal, stable and won’t be blown up by lawsuits or governments for noncompliance.

Our team has core members with key competencies in law(link duncan) and accounting(link darius) and is backed by Victory Square Technologies one of Western Canada’s premier public venture capital companies in Canada. Victory Square offers many ties to government agencies, legal counsel and reliable long term, high integrity investors who won’t “pump and dump” the token. The last thing the average bettor does not want to see is a coin that fluctuates in value due to unforeseen circumstances. Being a public company, Fansunite is committed to transparency and stability.

FAN is focused on providing traditional marketplaces bettors want.

We know that fans want to bet on everything from the NFL to high school Jai Alai, but the focus for the average bettor needs to be on the biggest markets with the types of bets we expect to be there. Our Launch in 2018 will strategically focus on the big 5: MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and worldwide soccer. We do expect to expand into other great marketplaces in early 2019 but the focus on the largest markets allows us to provide the following bets you love through our sportsbook:

· Moneyline
· Runline/Pointspread
· Totals
· Accumulators
· Parlays
· Props
· Point Buying
· Reverses
· Teasers/Multis
· Pleasers/Multis
· Multi-Chance
· If Bets

In this manner we are much more like 5-Dimes and PinnacleSports.com in the sense that we want to maximize the betting options of the bettors in the biggest markets first. Freedom of choice is pure utility to the bettor that peer2peer and fully decentralized models will never be able to deliver.

FAN is a social token focused on social tools that aid bettors

As we mentioned briefly before, the FAN team is 100% committed to social sports betting. We are well known for our platform which connects bettors to transparent results-based analytics and a second to none social betting environment.

We always ask ourselves the question: Why should bettors like Tony Bloom get to enjoy cutting edge analytics and mathematics and not our fans? Starting in late 2017 our core customer base will get exclusive access to our predictive analytic research dashboard. By open sourcing historical predictive data, we get our customer base to the betting window quicker than ever before. Educating our customers is one of the best ways to foster a loyal token base and as a side effect increases token value simply by reducing research time by up to 80% for the average bettor.

Our sportsbook will directly connect our social network to the bookmaker directly so you can tag along and follow your favorite punters and use our data API to your full advantage. Saving customers time and money while allowing them to get their bet down quickly is pure utility and this is what makes FAN a winning token.

Conclusion

Tokens are only as valuable as the underlying utility they unlock. By empowering our customers with tools and unique data we get them to the bookmaker and give them the bets they want. Fancy coin economic papers are interesting, but does fabricated deflationary economics come into play when the central utility of a token is broken? We are betting that you care more about making bets in markets you like at a good price with no player limits. After all, betting is about having fun and not holding onto tokens like a dusty banker hoping they will go up.

Velocity of transactions is a key to increasing demand but coin stability is key. Because FAN is a token that did the tough work on fostering good regulator relations, you can be ensured that your coin is safe and backed by licenses in every country we operate in.

Last of all, FAN is dependent on good old-fashioned book making skill and by building a core data science team of experts in the field, we make sure the coin base stays put, providing the stable liquidity required to get big enough to grow! We don’t compete with the other tokens but instead hybridize the model to maximize utility aka: welcoming winners at high limits.

Stability, Utility, Accuracy — this is the foundation of FAN.

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