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Thoughts for the Next Crypto Kitties Clones

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By Chase Smith Cryptocollectibles of the Past Cryptocollectibles are not new to the blockchain. Even though fungibility is one of the necessities of a cryptocurrencies, there was at one time a similar craze for the color coins. Coins that were to have attributes layered on top of the original bitcoin infrastructure. Crypto Kitties: An On-chain Game CryptoKitties […]

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What is the OPEN Platform?

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  The OPEN Platform is a blockchain based developer platform centered around providing payment infrastructure for mainstream application developers to embrace decentralized technologies. Like the Stripe API has made it incredibly simple for developers to simply ‘plug and play’ and process payments within their technology stack, the OPEN API enables developers to similarly accept and […]

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WHERE ARE THE RECEIPTS?

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  Aside from the obvious — you can’t yet use cryptocurrency in conventional applications or on most existing websites as a form of payment, something we are actively solving — the thing that struck us as much-needed is receipts. Where are they? As it stands, it’s convoluted at best and impossible at worst to produce […]

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What Counts as a Security?

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By Chase Smith Disclaimer: The following post is not intended as legal advice and should not be relied upon when making investment decisions, designing protocols, or other activities which this post touches. It is intended to foster discussion only. Consult with a qualified legal advisor before acting on any subject touched by this post. In […]

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CRYPTOCURRENCIES: ARE WE APPROACHING THE TIPPING POINT?

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The rise of bitcoin could catalyze mass adoption Bitcoin is up 500{e9b7b6e97581a958d2bc378a46799d644da7fe427050b58be8de8c4fdd2a2020} since July 2017 Last week, close to $15 Billion in bitcoin was traded daily. In the coming weeks it’s highly likely that we’ll see that number increase. By the end of 2018, it’s anyone’s guess as to how high the value of BTC might […]

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Belarus Looks to Legalize ICOs, Cryptocurrencies — Make Them Tax Free

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  In a radical move, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko aims to make Belarus an international “sandbox” for companies dealing with blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, offering a favorable climate for ICOs, tax breaks, and legal incentives. Belarus isn’t a stranger to the world of tech — having produced such companies as call-making and mobile IM app […]

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How CryptoKitties Proves The Value of Cryptocurrencies For App Developers

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  Based on data from ETH Gas Station, CryptoKitties is now the largest decentralized application on the Ethereum blockchain. This game, based on breeding and selling digital cats, has consumed more than 14{e9b7b6e97581a958d2bc378a46799d644da7fe427050b58be8de8c4fdd2a2020} of the total transaction volume and shows little signs of slowing down. CryptoKitties functions through a set of 5 Ethereum smart contracts […]

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[INFO] Open Money Potential

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  Some of you have been asking for an example of how the OPEN Platform would work. In this example, we will go over a very brief explanation of how it is planned. A dating app’s developer offers users an option to upgrade to a premium membership. They will implement OPEN Platform to have faster […]

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Can Crypto Break the App Store Walls?

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  Almost every time Tim Cook takes the stage he brags about the number of app developers who’ve carved out a living bringing apps to market. And while true, there’s another side to the story. What he seldom mentions are the barrels of money that roll in daily to the app store coffers, thanks to […]

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