Daily Roundup – August 1, 2017

Daily Roundup – August 1, 2017

These are the top Bitcoin, Ethereum, and cryptocurrency news stories for August 1, 2017.

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Dennis Rodman, WannaCry, PotCoin – North Korea’s mysterious foray into cyberspace

Dennis Rodman, WannaCry, PotCoin – North Korea’s mysterious foray into cyberspace

In 2016, North Korea made cybersecurity news again with an $81-million heist from the Bangladesh central bank. On May 17th, North Korea’s bitcoin mining operation saw a huge spike in activity. This piece discusses North Korean ventures into crypto, and its links to ransomware outbreaks and cyberheists.

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Litecoin bound for a new growth spurt

Litecoin bound for a new growth spurt

Dubbed “the digital silver,” Litecoin is a digital currency that can be described as Bitcoin’s younger sibling. But everyone dropped the “younger” part for a while on July 5 when the trade volume of LTC surpassed US$1 billion, leaving BTC in the rearview mirror for a moment. According to our forecast, the foreseeable future may find “the digital silver” trading at $65 per 1 Litecoin.

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Chronicled Completes Pilot For Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chain System

Chronicled Completes Pilot For Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chain System

San Francisco-based startup Chronicled has completed a technical pilot aimed at demonstrating a new cryptographic method for transferring data and information related to trade items anonymously. The pilot allowed multiple parties to verify an object’s identity and provenance using its Serialized Global Trade Item Number (SGTIN) without directly interacting with one another. A Serialized Global […]

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Hours Away From Bitcoin Fork, Price Above $2,900 as Investors Remain Confident

Hours Away From Bitcoin Fork, Price Above $2,900 as Investors Remain Confident

The scheduled execution of the bitcoin hard fork proposal Bitcoin Cash which is set to begin on August 1, 12:20 UTC, is hours away and yet the market, investors and traders remain confident in bitcoin and its ability to scale. Earlier this week, bitcoin analyst and Civic CEO Vinny Lingham stated, “If I were running […]

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Daily Roundup – July 31, 2017

Daily Roundup – July 31, 2017

These are the top Bitcoin, Ethereum, and cryptocurrency news stories for July 31, 2017.

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Weekly Roundup – July 24-30

Weekly Roundup – July 24-30

This week’s edition talks about the incoming fork, the BTC-e takedown and other exciting bits from top headlines in the blockchain space!

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investFeed switch to cryptocurrency – token sale brings mainstream demographics on board

investFeed switch to cryptocurrency – token sale brings mainstream demographics on board

investFeed is a New York based “community powered social trading network” making the switch from US equities to cryptocurrency. Their pivot to digital currencies is described as a key move to cater to an exponentially growing industry.

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Developers are Utilising Ethereum For Video Games

Developers are Utilising Ethereum For Video Games

Immutability deriving from Bitcoin’s proof of work consensus protocol and its mining ecosystem has proven to be beneficial for a variety of applications including identity verification and data processing. Outside the traditional realm of finance, developers are beginning to utilize the immutable nature of blockchain technology to create a more transparent and fair gaming environment. […]

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