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This Is the Best Big City in the US

July 17, 2019 |

All big cities have problems. Some are just able to “tackle their problems and emphasize their strengths more efficiently than others,” according to WalletHub , which rounds up the best US cities to call home with populations over 300,000. Three of the top 10 cities—based on affordability, economy, education…
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This Is the Least Stressed City in America

July 16, 2019 |

When it comes to stress levels, the cities of Detroit and Fremont, California, are America’s polar opposites. A new ranking by WalletHub —one that accounts for factors such as work hours, divorce and suicide rates, and debt—pegs Detroit as the most stressed city in the nation. Fremont, on the…
Newser

Ebola Reaches City of 2M

July 15, 2019 |

The Congolese health ministry confirmed an Ebola case in Goma late Sunday, marking the first time the virus has reached the city of more than 2 million people along the border with Rwanda since the epidemic began nearly a year ago. The health ministry says the man, who arrived earlier…
Newser

Widespread power outages reported in New York City

July 14, 2019 |

A large-scale power outage in parts of New York was reported Saturday evening, coincidently on the 42nd anniversary of t a blackout that affected most of the city for two days during a hot summer. 
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Train brings relief to city running out of water

July 13, 2019 |

A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately needed relief to residents who have been facing an acute water shortage for the past month.
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This Is the Healthiest City in America

July 12, 2019 |

A new ranking of the healthiest cities in America gives bragging rights to Rochester, Minnesota. 24/7 WallSt crunched data on a number of factors, including the rate of deaths before age 75, access to health care, obesity, percentage of people who get flu shots and other preventative measures, and a…
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City Workers Hurt in ‘Absolute Embarrassment’ of a Prank

July 11, 2019 |

“Two things that don’t mix—firecrackers and toilets.” That’s an understatement from FOX 2 after an apparent prank gone awry in Detroit resulted in injuries to two municipal employees. The Metro Times reports the General Services Department workers were hurt Wednesday after they used toilets in a fire department repair…
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Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs ‘USA!’ chant at Minnesota city council meeting

July 10, 2019 |

Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council’s decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. 
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US City Plans SLP Token and Canadian Platform Adds BCH in the Bitcoin.com Weekly Video

July 7, 2019 |

An American city is planning to launch its own SLP token and a Canadian trading platform adds support for BCH pairs. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel.

Also Read: Bitcoin Cash ETP Lists on Leading Swiss Stock Exchange

American City Plans to Create Local SLP Token

Dublin, Ohio, an American city of over 40,000 residents, is reportedly planning to create a local token using the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) which is powered by the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. Joshua Green, the creator of the full node client Bitcoin Verde, explained that the token’s goal is to provide three functions for the residents of the city: digital identity, electronic polling system, and a token of value.

“We investigated other blockchain and token implementations,” Green said. “But ultimately decided Bitcoin Cash’s scaling solution to be superior than other alternatives, and viewed the thriving developer community to be an important pillar to the platform’s longevity.”

The Bitcoin Cash network currently has the second largest transaction volume of all cryptocurrencies, exceeding $ 2 billion per day. Additionally, a 3,000-transactions-per-second stress test was successfully conducted by BCH developer Jonathan Toomim. To get yourself a free wallet that supports all SLP tokens, as well as BCH, go to badger.bitcoin.com.

Canadian Trading Platform Adds BCH Support

Coinberry is a Toronto-based cryptocurrency trading platform registered with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (Fintrac). The company has recently added support for BCH so that its 20,000+ users can buy and sell bitcoin cash, providing Canadians with another option for CAD/BCH trading pairs.

The weekly Bitcoin.com video show is hosted by Roger Ver and features Hany Rashwan, CEO of Amun, which recently listed the first exchange traded product (ETP) tracking the performance of bitcoin cash on Switzerland’s principal stock exchange.

The weekly video update also covers a number of upcoming community events and special giveaways. BCH meetups have been popping up all over the world and in July events will be held in a number of cities including Christchurch, Osaka, Cairns, Tokyo, Bangkok and Boston. New opportunities to win cool prizes are also coming soon, featuring some of the largest giveaways Bitcoin.com has ever offered the BCH community such as a trip to Tokyo and VIP tickets to the Rugby World Cup.

Make sure to subscribe to the Bitcoin.com Youtube channel and leave a comment on the latest video.


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