Archive for August 23rd, 2019

Bithumb Exchange to Launch Cryptocurrency Listing Committee

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Bithumb Exchange to Launch Cryptocurrency Listing Committee

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb will launch a new committee in September that will determine which cryptocurrencies can be traded on its platform. A monthly check by experts South Korean news daily Yonhap News reported the formation of Bithumb’s new committee on Aug. 22. The committee, entitled the Listing Eligibility Deliberation Committee, will review the […]

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Get Ready for a Dose of Cryptopharmaceuticals

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Get Ready for a Dose of Cryptopharmaceuticals

The manufacturing and patient-tailored administration of pharmaceuticals made possible by blockchain technology is a reality we are all soon to experience. A prototype app, called ‘MedBlockChain,’ developed by researchers at the University of Copenhagen, places this power in our hands. Power to the Patient The app, as stated by Technology Networks, means “patients will be […]

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Judge Orders Hacker Grant West to Pay Back Bitcoins

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Judge Orders Hacker Grant West to Pay Back Bitcoins

It’s happened again, folks. A hacker by the name of Grant West has taken control of several units of bitcoin that aren’t his and is now facing extensive prison time.  West Has Been Ordered to Pay Funds Back This scenario is a little different, however. One of the big issues that many crypto holders have […]

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Telx Technologies launches world’s first crypto-facilitating SIM card

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Telx Technologies launches world’s first crypto-facilitating SIM card

Telecommunications company Telx Technologies has announced the launch of a SIM card which can be used to transact cryptocurrencies via SMS. The agenda behind the project is to enable people to send money internationally without the need for a smartphone, Internet connection or wallet app/address. According to Telx, its launch will be the world’s first […]

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33 Cent Ethereum and $100 EOS, What’s Going On At One Crypto Exchange?

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33 Cent Ethereum and $100 EOS, What’s Going On At One Crypto Exchange?

The crypto market is highly volatile and assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and EOS experience wild price swings. On cryptocurrency margin trading exchanges, these wild price swings are further amplified by traders trading on up to 100x leverage. Last night on one crypto margin trading platform, some strange behavior occurred that caused flash crashes and […]

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Bitcoins Worth $1 Million Seized by British Court to Compensate Cyber Attack Victims

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Bitcoins Worth $1 Million Seized by British Court to Compensate Cyber Attack Victims

In the first-ever case of its kind, a British judge has ordered confiscation of Bitcoins worth $1 million from a jailed hacker. The case proceedings on Friday morning at Southwark Crown Court saw a lot of drama. Grant West – who is infamously known as the ‘one-man cybercrime wave‘ agreed to the settlement over four extra […]

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Cryptocurrency Domains Have Become Hot Property

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Cryptocurrency Domains Have Become Hot Property

Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology have become mainstream terms and are now featured in most dictionaries. Crypto-related terms have a lot of value when they are tethered to a web domain, and these days digital currency domains are prime real estate, with some selling for up to seven figures. Also read: How to Create Non-Fungible […]

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87-Year Old Swiss Bank Maerki Baumann Embraces Cryptocurrencies After Clients’ Increased Demand

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87-Year Old Swiss Bank Maerki Baumann Embraces Cryptocurrencies After Clients’ Increased Demand

Leading Swiss private-banking firm Maerki Baumann joins the blockchain revolution, embracing cryptocurrencies amid requests from over 400 of the bank’s clients. While Switzerland is considered to be a safe-haven for traditional monetary forms such as fiat currencies and/or physical gold assets, the country’s regulatory watchdog FINMA has very strict rules as to which cryptocurrencies can […]

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Polkadot Soft-Launches Its Experimental ‘Canary Network’ Kusama

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Polkadot Soft-Launches Its Experimental ‘Canary Network’ Kusama

Blockchain interoperability protocol, Polkadot, launched its experimental “canary network” dubbed Kusama, this morning, Aug. 23. In a blog post, the team announced the first deployment in the wild of its protocol, combining “bleeding-edge technical improvements in governance, consensus and scalability.” Limited functionality for soft launch In order to get off the ground, Kusama was begun […]

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The Push to Kill Cash – Australia’s Proposed Ban Shows It’s Not Conspiracy Theory

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The Push to Kill Cash – Australia’s Proposed Ban Shows It’s Not Conspiracy Theory

The supposed coordination of governments and tech companies to create a one-world, cashless society is often viewed as little more than fodder for silly Youtube conspiracy videos. After all, cash is still king in daily life, even in extremely high-tech, innovative societies like Japan. Upon closer examination, though, current realities like Australia’s proposed cash transaction […]

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