Weekly Altcoin News Update: BitSharesX Price Soars, XCurrency's Plan to Decentralize the Internet, and More

Weekly Altcoin News Update: BitSharesX Price Soars, XCurrency's Plan to Decentralize the Internet, and More

Welcome to the CCN Weekly altcoin news update, where we profile altcoin news stories that have flown under-the-radar. This week's issue profiles the incredible rise of the BitSharesX price, XCurrency's new plan to decentralize the internet, and the end of the initial phase of the Storj crowdsale. BitSharesX Price Soars. Vaults to #3 in Market Cap. The BitSharesX price has gone on an absolute tear over the past week. After hovering between 1,500 and 2,000 satoshis (~$.01 USD) since its release on July 21, the BitSharesX price has increased by 151.6% over the past week. The BitSharesX price....


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