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. […]
Silicon Valley-based startup BitClave is going after the US$550 billion ads markets with a new blockchain-enabled search engine that promises end-users more control over their data. BitClave’s founder Alex Bessonov, the former chief security officer of LG Electronics, launched the venture in 2016 with the mission of transforming the relationship between businesses and customers using smart […]
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A new collaboration has formed between the nation of Mauritius and ConsenSys, with the goal of transforming Mauritius into a blockchain technology hub – in other words, create an “Ethereum Island”.
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On the sidelines of the International Economic Forum in St Petersburg, President Putin and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin met briefly and discussed the direct application of blockchain technology in Russian businesses and particularly banking systems which we may see in the coming years.
California-based blockchain startup Propy is building a global peer-to-peer real estate exchange platform with decentralized title registry aimed at facilitating international real estate purchases. Built on Ethereum, the platform promises to automate real time transaction process using smart contracts, enabling greater efficiency, lesser paperwork and lower costs for buyers and sellers in the global real […]
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As a contributor to the MASS ICO I received the following email. TLDR; Pre-sale was ended prematurely, all of your funds are completely safe. More details coming soon. For the same email but in PDF to verify on the site: https://mass.cloud/HappyEnding.pdf On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, an exploit was found...
Initial coin offerings (ICOs), which have become an emergent phenomenon of blockchain technology and digital communities, have garnered increased attention that ethereum’s co-founder has come out and said that there is an ‘over-tokenization of things.’ In a report from Bloomberg, Charles Hoskinson, ethereum’s co-founder, said: “People say ICOs are great for ethereum because, look at […]
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According to the verified complaint for forfeiture regarding accused AlphaBay administrator Alexandre Cazes, the alleged criminal mastermind was holding just over $23 million worth of assets at the time of his arrest. Of that total amount, roughly $8.8 million are said to have been held in bitcoin, ether, zcash, and monero. Attorney General Jeff Sessions […]
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Invest.com’s prediction market product Stox will launch a token sale using Bancor’s smart token protocol. The funds raised will be used to develop the Stox open source, Ethereum-based prediction market platform.
In June, Kik CEO Ted Livingston appeared at the San Francisco Bitcoin Meetup to chat with World Crypto Network host Thomas Hunt about the creation of Kin, a new cryptocurrency that will be used on the Kik platform. 5 percent of the total supply of Kin will be made available in an upcoming initial coin […]
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