Asset forfeiture is a controversial policy that allows local and state police departments to seize money and property from those suspected of committing a crime, even in cases where the alleged criminals are not convicted of wrongdoing. While many activists have been pushing for reform in the area of asset forfeiture for years, the US […]
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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.
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. […]
It’s been a long and windy road since Bitcoin was first challenged by Kazakhstan, but the Central Asian nation finally seems to have had a change of heart
Earlier this week, the Genesis Mining development team announced that an unauthorized intrusion by an undisclosed attacker was discovered and as a result, funds stored in the company’s hot wallet were stolen and transferred to an external wallet. Most companies in the space operate a hot & cold wallet system: Hot wallet refers to wallets […]
While the push for renewable energy is gaining traction, consumers are still tied to large power grids and the even larger cartels who control them. But things might be changing. In 2016, the first ever blockchain managed energy transaction occurred in Brooklyn through a microgrid that allows users to trade energy through a virtual, peer-to-peer system built on blockchain technology.
The European Commission (EC) has opened a 500,000€ call for proposals to set-up a European expertise hub on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to better understand the opportunities and challenges related to these technologies, keep up with emerging trends, and “help the EU to stay at the forefront […] and show leadership in the field.” […]
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