Archive for December 10th, 2017

Bitcoin Price Rally Leads To Influx of New Users at Major Wallet Providers and Exchanges

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Bitcoin Price Rally Leads To Influx of New Users at Major Wallet Providers and Exchanges

The highly popular Blockchain bitcoin wallet has reported a substantial rise in new sign-ups to its service. The startup announced it now has about twenty million active accounts with half a million new accounts opened in the past week alone. Unprecedented Growth Speaking to Business Insider, Blockchain CEO Peter Smith said: “This week we’ve seen […]

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Cryptocurrency Scam Shut Down by Special Task Force in India

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Cryptocurrency Scam Shut Down by Special Task Force in India

On December 8, 2017, a unique cryptocurrency exchange fraud was uncovered by local police in Uttar Pradesh, India. The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) was quick to act and arrested the mastermind, Mohd Azhad, in Lucknow. The discovery in Uttar Pradesh is the first large-scale cryptocurrency scam in the country. The fraudulent operation was […]

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New Apple Patent Indicates that it might be Interested in Blockchain Tech

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New Apple Patent Indicates that it might be Interested in Blockchain Tech

On December 7, 2017, Apple Inc, the American electronics giant, filed a new patent that details the use of blockchain technology in a proposed system to use a multi-check architecture for timestamp verification. Blockchain technology has seen a sudden surge in popularity, with governments and companies all over the world scrambling to unveil their vision […]

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Why the Euro Will Be More Destructive Than Bitcoin

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Why the Euro Will Be More Destructive Than Bitcoin

Over the past few months, bitcoin mania has set in and is driving an enormous increase in the investment of cryptocurrencies. Digital monies have increased the total market capitalization by billions, taking in new funds from nearly every country in the world. These leaps in value have created entrances for institutions within the finance and […]

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Seized Bitcoin Stash Could Earn Bulgaria Over $3 Billion

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Seized Bitcoin Stash Could Earn Bulgaria Over $3 Billion

If you remember, Bulgaria’s government announced in May 2017 that it’s police forces had seized more than 200,000 bitcoin in a crackdown against an international crime syndicate. The news did not create much hype in the spring as bitcoin continued trading at a modest price of $1500. The government, perhaps unsure of what to do […]

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ModulTrade – Bridging Global Trade Finance

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ModulTrade – Bridging Global Trade Finance

This project is aimed at unlocking the potential of millions of micro and small businesses (MSMEs) worldwide, enabling them to sustain employment and to improve the distribution of income, ultimately democratizing global trade. Global trade does have a problem, with a global trade finance gap of about $1.6 trillion globally (fact checked) and 56% of […]

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How Big Data and Blockchain Tech Will Change Tourism Forever

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How Big Data and Blockchain Tech Will Change Tourism Forever

On your last trip, did everything go as planned? I can tell you that not everything went perfectly on mine. I had a few days off coming up back in September and I saw an ad online for a low-cost flight to Brussels. It’s really not far from where I live, and I had never […]

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Could Social Cryptocurrency Market Predictions Help to Invest?

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Could Social Cryptocurrency Market Predictions Help to Invest?

When most people think of cryptocurrencies, they think of Bitcoin, Ethereum and blockchain platforms that allow decentralized autonomous applications to operate. The true value of cryptocurrencies lies in the decentralization and independence provided to the people. But the market focuses on something entirely different from that, due to being controlled by big firms, political decisions, […]

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Bank of America Applies for Crypto Exchange Patent While Central Banks Continue to Shun Bitcoin

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Bank of America Applies for Crypto Exchange Patent While Central Banks Continue to Shun Bitcoin

Whether they plan to open a cryptocurrency exchange or are just keeping their options open, the Bank of America has an ace up their sleeve. Crypto Patent America’s second-largest bank (with assets totaling $2.17 trillion) has been successful in its recent patent application for a “Cryptocurrency Transformation System.” View the full details of the patent […]

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Bitcoin Futures Pose a Dilemma to US Politicians

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Bitcoin Futures Pose a Dilemma to US Politicians

Bitcoin’s price is already surprising the world, and now the release of bitcoin futures trading by a number of exchanges is worrying politicians in the US. Announcing Futures Trading Following the announcement by the CME Group Inc and CBOE to begin trading bitcoin futures, Nasdaq has also proposed a trading launch as early as the […]

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