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ICO Alphateca Lottery

Alphateca / DATE: 08/10/18

 

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Blockchain voting app for West Virginia

Alphateca / DATE: 08/09/18

 CCN has reported that West Virginia is piling out a mobile voting  app based on blockchain technology for the upcoming elections.  The application is aimed to provide an opportunity to take part in the elections of the American military, located outside the United States.

United States has already been using a mobile platform for  voting. Earlier Boston based  Voatz app which, was tested on military personnel and their dependents,  was used on elections in two districts of Virginia.

“There is nobody that deserves the right to vote any more than the guys that are out there, and the women that are out there, putting their lives on the line for us,” - said the Secretary of State, Mike Warner.

He also added that if everything goes smoothly, it will be possible to implement the same balloting system in 55 districts.

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Opera Launched Desktop Built-In Cryptocurrency Wallet

Alphateca / DATE: 08/08/18

Opera shared a press release of a desktop web browser with built-in cryptowallet with Cointelegraph.

Earlier the company launched a beta version with mobile cryptowallet in July.

 “At Opera, we try to stay at the forefront of innovation. Our next aim is to make crypto-integration mainstream. We believe blockchain technology has the power to transform the web of tomorrow and expect it to make a big difference in the years to come,” - commented  Krystian Kolondra.

The desktop web browser will enable users to synchronize their mobile cryptowallet with desktop browser via a QR code.

“By adding a crypto wallet directly into the browser, we removed the need for complex extensions or separate apps,” said Charles Hamel, Product Lead of Opera Crypto.

 Moreover, the new version provides with even more security by the means of using fingerprints and ability to store keys on the phone rather than on a server.

The app supports ETH, ERC-20 tokens and ERC-721 collectibles, but the team has ambitious plans to implement more cryptocurrencies soon.

 

                         At Opera, we try to stay at the forefront of innovation. Our next aim is to make crypto-integration mainstream.

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BITCOIN ATM HITS 3,500

Alphateca / DATE: 08/07/18

Have you ever used a bitcoin ATM? Despite being not as popular as for fiat currency, there have already been installed more than 3,500 bitcoin ATMs globally.

According to the bitcoin ATM locations tracker Coinatmradar, the bitcoin sag hasn’t had much impact on crypto ATMs install around the world. Currently there are 3,503 bitcoin ATMs globally:  52.7 % support altcoins - 49% litecoin and 32.1 % ether.

The largest ATM concentration (74,23%)  is zoomed in North America, with a whopping 2,594 bitcoin ATMs installed, 21.07%  in Europe, 2.29% in Asia and, finally, South America and Africa - 0.80%  and 0.2% respectively.

Despite the slump in prices, the report shows an increasing demand for cryptocurrencies operations via ATMs. Two types of ATMs are available: one-way (62.83%) for purchasing cryptos and two-way (37.17%) for both buying and selling.

The chart shows bitcoin is still the king cryptocurrency in the world:  99.9% of ATMs support bitcoin, 52.7 % -  altcoins.

 

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Do people appreciate crypto salaries?

Alphateca / DATE: 08/06/18

You do not receive your wages  in crypto yet? We know for sure you wouldn't mind. This is evidenced by the results of a new Google survey  commissioned by the British technology company Sage.

 


Cryptocurrency Salary -
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The survey was conducted online, which means people took part globally. 31% of respondents are ready to receive part of their salary in one of the popular cryptocurrencies. 37%  would be happy to receive 1-20% in crypto, and the rest in fiat.

How big crypto part is

Surprisingly,  the majority of people wants to have the biggest part or even an entire amount in  digital assets. 11% of respondents  expect  to receive  a share of 61- 80 % of  salary in Bitcoin or something similar.

Darren Francis, who was in charge for the survey commented:

It’s interesting that more people were leaning towards the ‘all-in’ option; having their sole or dominant income paid to them in cryptocurrency

Women and cryptocurrencies

The survey also revealed  that women are not as enthusiastic about crypto as men - only  25% . Either men are better versed in technological trends, or women are more on the alert of finances. Only 25 percent of women are open to the idea of getting paid in cryptocurrency. 75% of men have the same views.

Age  and cryptocurrencies

They are a few of  age differences; people from 25 to 44 years are the most positive-minded (33%). The older generation is afraid of innovations or may simply not know about them. Interesting enough, "65+ age group were more likely to answer ‘yes’ than those in the age group below, 55 - 64 years old".

 

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