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‘Broad City’ star Ilana Glazer’s political event canceled after vandals write ‘kill all Jews’ inside synagogue

November 2, 2018 |

A political event hosted by the “Broad City” star was canceled after vandals wrote ‘kill all Jews’ inside the Brooklyn synagogue
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Hillary Clinton says, ‘I’d like to be president,’ at NYC event

October 29, 2018 |

Hillary Clinton during a weekend event in New York City Friday told the audience: “I’d like to be president.”
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Man Burns LGBT Kids’ Books to Spite Pride Event

October 27, 2018 |

What was supposed to be a positive celebration of an LGBT community in Iowa was somewhat marred after a man recorded himself on Facebook burning LGBT-themed books (some of them children’s volumes) he said he’d checked out of the Orange City Public Library. The Des Moines Register IDs the man…
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‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan Backs WWE Over Saudi Arabia Event

October 25, 2018 |

“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan tells TMZ Sports … WWE is making the RIGHT move pushing forward with the Saudi Arabia show — explaining, “You can’t shut down a whole operation over a horrible incident. Vince McMahon’s company announced Thursday the ‘Crown…

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Top Scot Skips Event That Risks ‘Legitimizing’ Bannon

October 21, 2018 |

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. In a tweet Saturday, Sturgeon said she believes “passionately in free speech” but declares she “would not be part of any process that risks…
Newser

Here’s What Apple Debuted at Today’s Event

September 12, 2018 |

Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product’s appeal amid slowing sales. CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPhone XS Max, which has a bigger screen than the one on last year’s dramatically designed model,…
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‘Unprecedented Event’: Oregon Hiker Likely Killed by Cougar

September 12, 2018 |

Authorities say a dead hiker whose body was recovered this week was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon and the second in the Pacific Northwest this year. Search and rescue teams found the body of Diana Bober, 55, on Monday…
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Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart Event

September 11, 2018 |

Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart Event

Fully decentralized peer-to-peer crypto exchange Bisq has launched a mobile notification app for both Android and iOS systems. The platform saw record growth last month and is holding a market kickstart event as a way to boost liquidity.

Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals

Bisq Mobile App Launched

Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart EventBisq, a fully decentralized peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchange that allows users to trade fiats against cryptocurrencies, has launched a mobile notification app for both Android and iOS systems.

The project’s developers announced on Sunday, September 9, that “The Bisq mobile notifications app for iOS is now available from the app store.” This announcement came two days after the team announced, “The initial release of the Bisq mobile app for Android is now available.”

Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart Event

Both the Android and iOS versions of the app allow users to customize alerts for trades, offers, disputes, and prices. The app is linked to the desktop software where all trading is done, in a P2P environment.

Bisq’s latest version, v0.8.0, has a number of new features such as “Local / face-to-face trading, iOS and Android mobile app notifications, Halcash as a new payment method, [and] privacy improvements,” according to the developers.

August Was Record Month for Bisq

Bisq continues to grow in the number of users and trades this year. On September 4, the team shared the platform’s growth statistics for August, revealing:

August was a massive month for Bisq, setting a new record of 358 BTC traded…That’s a 26% increase over the previous record month of June 2017, and at a much higher average BTC/USD price…Also, 13,000 trades as of today.

Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart Event

Bisq developer Christoph Atteneder added that, in August, the total number of trades was 926 and the average number of trades per day was 30.

Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart EventSince Shapeshift announced its move to a new membership model that requires know-your-customer (KYC) information from its users, Bisq has been highlighted as an alternative to Shapeshift. The Bisq developers tweeted on September 5, “Big news. Shapeshift bowing to KYC regs could mean many more users coming Bisq’s way soon.”

September Market Kickstart Day

The Bisq team is not solely relying on Shapeshift’s policy change to grow their userbase. To help build the liquidity of the platform’s order book, they are preparing for an event dubbed the “September Market Kick-Start Day.” The developers explained:

On September 20th 2018 we will try to get as many people as possible to place offers on Bisq as a way to kick-start liquidity after the summer and also launch the newest release.

They elaborated that “If we can reach 300 offers published on one day we will see a new high in [the] number of trades,” noting that participants who make at least one offer on that day will be rewarded 10 BSQ, the project’s own token designed to help fund platform development.

What do you think of Bisq’s development? Would you use Bisq? What do you think of their market kickstart event? Let us know in the comments section below.


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Kanye West Orders Reporter Out of Event Over Kim Kardashian/Tyson Beckford Feud

September 8, 2018 |

Kanye West gave the folks at the Ralph Lauren party an ultimatum — kick a certain reporter out of the event, or he’ll book it. Kanye was on the red carpet at the Ralph Lauren 50th Anniversary Fashion Show in Central Park Friday night, when one of…

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